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Collection on Hans Christensen

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: RITArc-0054
Overview

Materials related to Hans Christensen, the world-renowned silversmith and former Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) professor. Most of the collection consists of articles written on Hans Christensen, specifically his works, achievements, and death. The collection also includes some miscellaneous documents such as a biographical sketch, exhibition catalog, and a few pieces of correspondence.

Dates: 1954-1984

Barbara Cowles collection on Shop One

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0450
Overview

The Barbara Cowles collection on Shop One contains materials about the retail store that featured handmade crafts by RIT professors, as well as other craftsmen in the Rochester area and beyond. Included are posters, news clippings, exhibition announcements, photographs, digital images and HTML pages from a website about Shop One (no longer live on web).

Dates: 1953-1978

Hans Christensen digital audio recordings

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0637
Overview

Digital audio recordings of two interviews with Hans Christensen. Christensen was a world renowned silver smith who taught at RIT for 29 years.

Dates: 1982-1982

Hotel Rochester spoon

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0663
Overview

Silver spoon from the Hotel Rochester. The Hotel Rochester was the predecessor of the Nathaniel Rochester Hall, a men's dorm on West Main Street on the downtown campus of RIT. The collection includes one silver spoon.

Dates: undated

Hans Christensen drawings

 Collection — Drawer: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0005
Overview

Pencil drawings of designs created by Hans Christensen, the renowned silversmith and Rochester Institute of Technology professor. Five of the drawings are of a spice box, while one is of a ceremonial mace presented to Mark Ellingson.

Dates: circa 1967

Hans Christensen silverwork

 Collection
Identifier: RITArt-0015
Overview

13 pieces of silver craft by Hans Christensen. Pieces were created for the RIT President, Chapel, and awards.

Dates: circa 1960-1970

Hans Christensen silver from the estate of Elisabeth Christensen

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0065
Overview

6 silver pieces by Hans Christensen.

Dates: circa 1950-1970

Sarah Margaret Gillam Award sterling silver bowl

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0071
Overview

This sterling silver bowl was created by Hans Christensen, professor in the School for American Craftsmen at Rochester Institute of Technology, to be presented to the 1979 recipient of the Sarah Margaret Gillam Award, Howard C. Green.

Dates: 1979

Ronald Pearson silver pin

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0075
Overview

Silver pin in lightening bolt shape stamped with hallmark "RH Pearson".

Dates: circa 1960-1970's

John Prip tea and coffee service

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0081
Overview

5 piece silver tea and coffee service by John Prip for Reed & Barton.

Dates: 1960

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