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William Anderson Aycrigg scrapbooks

 Collection — Container: 1 box
Identifier: MC 45

Scope and Contents

William Aycrigg’s three scrapbooks (MC 45) contain a variety of materials, such as clippings, programs, invitations, accounts, tintypes and sketches, primarily reflecting his student days in Troy from 1880 to 1884.  Items document Aycrigg’s education at RPI, as well as a wealth of athletic and social activities, including Chi Phi fraternity, sleigh rides, rushes, and Grand Marshall activities.  The books also include materials concerning Aycrigg’s alumni activities, a letter of reference from the Omaha City Engineer, an obituary, and articles pertaining to astronomy.

Dates

  • Created: 1880-1909

Creator

Extent

0.40 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

William Aycrigg’s three scrapbooks contain a variety of materials, primarily reflecting his student days in Troy from 1881 to 1884.
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
S. Kennick
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Institute Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
110 8th Street
Institute Archives and Special Collections
Rensselaer Libraries, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy NY 12180-3590 US
518 276 8340