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Pat Pitkin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0496

Scope and Contents

The Pat Pitkin papers contains correspondence between Pat Pitkin and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter regarding their work on the Rochester Interactive Multimedia Task Force from 1994-1995. The Rochester Project was a collaboration of businesses; not-for-profits and government, to enable new uses of interactive multimedia in the delivery of education, health and human services which benefit the economic development and quality of life in the Finger Lakes Region.

The remainder of the collection contains documentation of the RIT Multimedia Committee including correspondence, drafts of proposals, proposals and other committee work performed during 1994.


  • Creation: 1994-1995

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Patricia (Pat) Pitkin was the Director of the RIT Library until 2002. She served on the Rochester Interactive Multimedia Task Force which later reconvened as the Rochester Project under Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. The vision of the Rochester Project was to foster the community-based development and deployment of innovative, replicable, scalable, interactive multimedia technology projects from which the diversity of our community can contribute, learn, and benefit. Pat also served on RIT's Strategic Planning Committee for the development of a New Media Center at RIT.


0.2 Linear Feet (1 small doc box)




Pat Pitkin papers contains correspondence from Ms. Pitkin's service on the Rochester Interative Multimedia Task Force in 1994-1995. It also contains documentation of her service on the New Multimedia Advisory Committee at RIT in 1994.


Records in this collection are arranged by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Pat Pitkin papers were deposited to the RIT Archives by The Wallace Center directors' office in January 2014.

Accession number(s): 2014:007

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in February 2014.

Pat Pitkin papers
RIT Archives
Jody Sidlauskas
3 February 2014
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA