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.
This collection includes chapters 2-8, bibliography, and appendix of Africa's dissertation "The Historiography of Brooks Adams," as well as correspondence and research material.
Ethics, geology, physics, and religion notebooks of Albert Bowen, Class of 1906.
Material of Alice Harriet Colby (1881-1950; U of R Class of 1904; M.A., U of R, 1908) relating to the University of Rochester. Includes material on the girls' basketball team and many photographs of faculty members and campus scenes. Non-University material consists of some photographic albums of summers at Georgian Bay, Pt.-au-Baril, Ontario, Canada, 1907-1909. There is also material on the Y.W.C.A. and its camp at Silver Bay, New York.
Includes minutes of the chapter's meetings (1859-1938, 1947-1960); correspondence relating to the history of the chapter as collected by Harvey F. Morris (class of 1902) and a typescript history of the chapter which he wrote (1936); brief records of members of the chapter (Class of 1883 through Class of 1959); correspondence, 1915-1959; minutes and reports of the Genesee Graduate Chapter; 1911-1940; 1946-1948; 1953-1959; newspaper clippings; and other material related to the fraternity and its Graduate Chapter.
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.