Institute Publications Collection
Scope and Contents
The Institute Publications Collection is an umbrella for hundreds of titles published by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute schools, departments, and student organizations. These include college catalogs (published under a variety of titles over the years); Institute bulletins, newsletters, programs, calendars, news releases, and promotional materials; alumni bulletins, magazines, and directories; student, faculty, and staff directories; guides, handbooks, and manuals; reports; songbooks; yearbooks; the student newspaper (The Rensselaer Polytechnic); and a wide range of printed materials produced by the Rensselaer community. Also included are three series: At Rensselaer, Engineering and Science Series, and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Bulletin.
- Created: 1827-
Biographical or Historical Information
Institute Publications date back to the early years of the Rensselaer School, which was founded in 1824. Relatively few publications survive prior to the late nineteenth century, but later years are better documented in the collection.
340.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Official publications of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute schools, departments, and student organizations.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
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Part of the Institute Archives and Special Collections Repository
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Institute Archives and Special Collections
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