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 Adolph Julius Rodenbeck Papers contains essays and speeches by Rodenbeck, mostly written during his last year as a student at the University of Rochester (1885), his term as mayor of Rochester (1902-1903), and as New York State Supreme Court Justice (1916-1932).
Adrian Waterstraat papers, 1944-1953 0.25 Linear feet
The Adrian Waterstraat Papers are comprised of one series: Personal Papers. This series documents Waterstraat's service during World War II. Included in this collection are Waterstraat's military record, items related to his prisoner of war status, as well as one letter he wrote to his wife during his internment. Also included in this collection are several medals and awards.
Alan Dietch Rochester local history collection, 1960-1979 2.6 Cubic feet
The Dietch Collection consists of clippings, photographs, and ephemera related primarily to the history, preservation, and renewal of the City of Rochester in the 1960s and 1970s.
Alling and Cory Company papers 11 Linear Feet
The Alling and Cory Company Papers consists of 11 boxes and additional flat objects of company records, the majority being photographs from the mid-20th century; business records documenting product development, and company departments; and price lists of products made by the company, and other printing companies.
Alternatives for Battered Women collection, 1976-1990 2 scrapbooks, 15 audio tapes, 1 envelope
The Alternatives for Battered Women Collection consists of two scrapbooks compiled by Lura Carstens and Marion Strand of material that documents the history of Alternatives for Battered Women. Many of the records are from the files of Helen French. The scrapbooks include originals and photocopies of news clippings, meeting minutes, speeches, reports, and other relevant materials.
The Alternatives for Battered Women, Inc. records, 1977-2003, is quite extensive, ranging from administrative records and materials which speaks to daily shelter operations, to client services, community outreach, special programs, and research on domestic violence. The bulk of the content is from 1979 to 1998, during which time Phyllis Korn acted as executive director. The strength of this collection is that it documents and underscores the intricacies and endurance of beginning and operating a non-profit domestic violence shelter in New York State.
Correspondence (incoming and outgoing) of Hugh A. Smith, Alumni Association Secretary. Subjects of correspondence include the awarding of local alumni association scholarships in Rochester, New York, Buffalo, and Chicago; arrangements for the annual meetings of the Schoolmaster's Club (alumni in the field of education); and fraternity housing on the Oak Hill Campus.
Letters (1942-1946) of University of Rochester servicemen to Chuck Dalton, who edited the News Letter to University of Rochester Men in the Service .