The Academic Regalia collection contains robes, hoods, and caps worn by University of Rochester administrators, faculty, students, and trustees at formal events. Descriptions of regalia include the name of the manufacturer (Cotrell and Leonard, for example) when this information is known. Each set of regalia has been assigned a number, which appears before the title of the item(s).
The ADAM International Review Papers contain records from the University of Rochester's affiliation with the literary magazine ADAM. These materials date from 1968 to 1973. The papers also include photocopied manuscripts that the magazine's founder-editor, Miron Grindea, donated to the University. The collection is organized into five series: 1) correspondence, 2) distribution, 3) finances, 4) publicity, and 5) manuscripts.
Correspondence, programs, membership lists, etc., of Administrators Anonymous, a group of junior level University administrators who met regularly for a luncheon and speaker.
This collection includes Adviser's Handbooks from the 1971/1972 academic year to the present. Handbooks are organized alphabetically and cover topics such as academic honesty, grades, majors, and studying abroad. The last few pages of some handbooks provide advisers with examples of paperwork such as "add/drop" forms, requests for an incomplete grade, and approval forms for concentrations and minors. The collection also includes some copies of handbooks that have been annotated. In addition to the handbooks themselves, some folders contain correspondence, notes, and information about University programs. Starting in the 2015/2016 academic year, handbooks were produced in electronic form only; printed copies have been included in the collection.
The African Student Center Records contains five series: Administration Files, Correspondence, Finances, Student Files, and Photographs.
Specifications and records of payments for the construction of Anderson Hall, 1859-1861. Also a "Sketch for proposed luthern windows", by Alex. R. Esty, Architect, Boston.
Architectural plans for several University buildings, most of which were on the Prince Street campus. The box also includes plans for a few non-University buildings.
The Boar's Head Dinner Collection contains materials about the planning of the event, speeches by University faculty and administrators, music, formal invitations and posters, and some historical background. Much of the material about planning and speakers dates from the mid-1990s to the early 2010s.
Material related to the events leading up to and following the November 8, 1967 Dow Chemical Company job interview at which students and faculty blocked the way of those wishing to be interviewed.