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RIT Student Government ephemera

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0520

Scope and Contents

The collection Student Government ephemera contains posters, t-shirts, wristbands, and other giveaways related to the 2013-2014 Student Government term advertising SG elections, Super Bowl parties, and other services provided to RIT students.


  • Creation: 2014


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

RIT Student Government was formally recognized in 1951. According to the preamble of the Student Government charter, the purposes of Rochester Institute of Technology Student Government are:

  • To represent the students through a centralized representative government.
  • To facilitate communication and understanding between students, the student government, and the Institute.
  • To solicit and receive student issues, concerns, and opinions.
  • To ensure and expand student participation in Institute decisions affecting students.
  • To safeguard the individual and collective rights and freedoms of students.
  • To coordinate and expand student involvement in all areas of campus life.
  • Extent

    6 Linear Feet (1 box for rolled posters, 1 flat box for ephemera)




    This collection of ephemera includes posters, t-shirts, and giveaways from RIT Student Government events.


    Collection materials are arranged by type of material and size.

    Physical Location

    C.S. South, Shelf 237 C.S. North, Above Shelf 139, Oversize Poster Box C.S. North, Poster Drawer 1

    Other Finding Aids

    In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

    Student Government ephemera

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Accession number(s): 2014:047


    Posters vary in size from 8.5" x 11" to 36" x 50".

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in July 2014.

    Student Government ephemera
    RIT Archives
    Lisa Witt
    02 July 2014
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    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archives Repository

    Rochester NY 14623 USA