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NTID Student Life collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0087

Scope and Contents

The NTID Student Life collection contains more than 250 videotapes which appear to be of student events held at NTID between 1980-2015. Other materials included are t-shirts, plaques, photographs, and an album that documents student activities during this time period.

239 additional videotapes were added to the collection in 2019. Collection is now 17 cartons.


  • Creation: 1972-2015

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Historical Information: NTID Student Congress

NTID Student Life team supports the NTID student community including the NTID Student Congress, clubs and other extra-curricular activities. NTID Student Congress functions are:

  • To represent the interests and concerns of all its members before the Rochester Institute of Technology Student Government.
  • To create awareness of the issues among all members of the community.
  • To provide a platform for expression for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing majority and minority communities of the Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • To encourage union, interaction, and understanding among all NTID and cross-registered students who converge at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • To provide leadership and facilitate communication, cooperation, networking, and mutual support among its affiliates.
  • To advocate and encourage NTID and cross-registered students personal growth and advancement of NTID and cross-registered students within RIT as a whole and individually.
  • Extent

    17 Linear Feet




    The NTID Student Affairs collection includes videotapes, t-shirts, and photographs collected from events held from 1972-2015.


    Box 1 contains individual t-shirts and photographs. Boxes 2-17 contain videotapes.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The collection was donated to the RIT/NTID Archives in May 2013 by NTID.

    Accession number(s): 2013:023; 2018:059

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in August 2013.

    NTID Student Life collection
    RIT Archives
    Jody Sidlauskas
    07 August 2013
    Description rules
    Describing Archives: A Content Standard
    Language of description
    Script of description

    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archives Repository

    Rochester NY 14623 USA