Rochester (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Bausch and Lomb records
This collection contains an expense book, a scrapbook, a compilation of employee magazines and numerous clippings related to the history of Bausch and Lomb and especially to the celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary.
Dane Gordon papers
The Dane Gordon papers contain interview notes, typewritten manuscripts, galley proofs, and research material used in the creation of Gordon's book, Rochester Institute of Technology: Industrial Development and Educational Innovation in an American City.
Franklin Institute of Rochester collection
Documents related to the Franklin Institute in Rochester, N.Y. The Institute existed from 1826-1833 and was an early predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology. The collection includes newspaper excerpts and a membership list.
Harold Stewart Bishop print
Print by Harold Stewart Bishop depicting the Reynolds Arcade located in Rochester, NY. The Reynolds Arcade building was the first home of the Athenaeum, one of RIT's founding organizations.
Nathaniel T. Rochester deeds
Collection of two deeds and one affidavit from Nathaniel T. Rochester.
RAMI historical interviews and radio series transcripts
RAMI historical interviews and radio series scripts consists of correspondence, a list of proposed radio program, scripts of aired presentations, drafts of the scripts prior to the interviews, and notes from radio presentations. The scripts highlight the history of Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, the 100th Anniversary of the first photograph and the Photographic Technology and other departments.
Reynolds Library and Reynolds Family records
The Reynolds Library and Reynolds family records provide an overview of the history of the Reynolds family, Reynolds Arcade, Reynolds Library, and the city of Rochester as it developed in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics' Association collection
Materials related to the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics' Association, a predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology. The collection contains historical information on the organization, as well as membership tickets, a secretary's book, copies of the library's catalog, a member register, and a copy of the organization's constitution.
Rochester Athenaeum and Young Men's Association collection
Materials relating to the Rochester Athenaeum and Young Men's Association (RAYMA). A predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology, RAYMA was formed in 1838 when the Rochester Athenaeum merged with the Young Men's Association. The collection contains fliers for RAYMA activities, as well as a list of individuals who gave lectures to the organization.
Rochester Athenaeum collection
Materials related to the Rochester Athenaeum and its operations. The Athenaeum was founded in 1829 as an educational institute and is an early predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology. The collection contains excerpts from local newspapers, charter documents for the organization, member lists, a copy of Charles Perkins's address to the Athenaeum, and information on Reynolds Arcade. Also included is a subscription book for the organization.