Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute cream pitcher
Scope and Contents
The Institute was often referred to as the Mechanics Institute, thus the MI insignia stamped in the pitcher.
The ceramic cream pitcher made by Syracuse China, was donated by Randy Pikuet a 1965 graduate of RIT. He purchased the pitcher at an auction.
The pitcher would be dated prior to 1944 because that was the year the name was changed to Rochester Institute of Technology.
- circa 1895-1944
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
The Institute was often referred to as simply the Mechanics Institute, thus the MI insignia stamped in the pitcher.
0.01 Linear Feet (1 clam shell box)
The Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute cream pitcher was donated by 1965 graduate Randy Pikuet. It is a white ceramic pitcher and has the Mechanics Institute (MI) insignia stamped in green on the side.
This collection is one item.
C.S. South, Shelf 43
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The pitcher was donated to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Archives in September 2014 by Randy Pikuet. Accession number(s): 2014:071
Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in September 2014.
- Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute cream pitcher
- RIT Archives
- Lisa Witt
- 02 September 2014
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