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RIT Archives
Wallace Library
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5604

Phone: (585) 475-2557

Hours of Operation
Research appointments, in-person class requests, and reproduction requests can be made.  Please note that we are only able to meet requests on a case-by-case basis due to space and staff constrictions that are subject to change daily. Please email us your request or questions to: 

class being held in the reading room

RIT Archives partners with faculty and educators from the RIT community and beyond to create meaningful experiences and interaction with the unique materials in our collections. Our repository holds materials on many subjects and in many formats.  Archivists can plan sessions on subjects such as:

  • RIT history
  • Deaf history and culture
  • Early 20th century editorial cartoons
  • Photojournalism
  • Artists books
  • RIT student activities and culture
  • Rochester history topics
  • And more! 

For a sample of class formats, take a look at our current menu of teaching options.
To arrange for a class session, contact