Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Materials related to Spirit the Tiger, a live tiger cub that served as the Rochester Institute of Technology's mascot from 1963-1964. The collection includes correspondence, administrative and financial documents, ephemera, and clippings. Also included is a transcript of an oral history interview given by RIT students who were members of the original Tiger Committee in 2005.
David A. Page photographs contain images of SpiRIT, the RIT tiger; the day President Ellingson made the announcement that RIT would move from the downtown location to Henrietta; and images from a tree planting event at the Henrietta location taken by Dave Page when he was an RIT Photography student in the 1960's.There are also photographs taken on the Gemini VI and VII space missions and the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Papers of Fred W. Smith, a former Secretary of the Institute and Assistant to the President at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Smith worked at RIT from 1971-2008. The collection includes biographical material, copies of Smith's papers and presentations, correspondence, and administrative information for select projects.