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Chris Nilsen photograph of RIT Mechanical Engineering Class of 1958

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0641

Scope and Contents

This color photograph depicts a group that has met annually since their graduation from RIT's Mechanical Engineering program in 1958. The original group consists of 14 individuals. Two couples were absent from the 2015 gathering, but have attended all other meetings. The individuals shown in this photograph from left to right include: Bill and Sandy Rabjohnns, Chris and Kathleen Nilsen, Bill and Carol Stenglein, Larry and Jean Di Rienzo, Hans Peter and Florence Witte, John and Lucille Ventura.


  • Creation: 2015

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers. Contact the RIT Archive Collections for access to the digital version of this photograph.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Chris Nilsen graduated in 1958 from Rochester Institute of Technology's Mechanical Engineering program. He is a retired Professor Emeritus from Kate Gleason College of Engineering.


1 Item(s) (1 4x6" photograph (Box 2, Color Collection: Prints))




This collection includes 1 color photograph of a luncheon meeting of RIT Mechanical Engineering Class of 1958. A group of 14 classmates has met yearly since their graduation. This photograph features 10 of the 14 original classmates meeting for their luncheon in 2015.

Physical Location

East Wall, Shelf 39, Box 2, page 49, 02-11-01

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to RIT Archive Collections by Dr. Chris Nilsen in October 2015.

Accession number(s): 2015:100

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jenna Bossert in December 2015.

Chris Nilsen photograph of RIT Mechanical Engineering Class of 1958
RIT Archives
Jenna Bossert
01 December 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA