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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Student Life collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC 50

Scope and Contents

The Student Life collection (MC50) is an artificial collection created by the archives. The collection covers activities initiated by students, participated in by students or existing for the benefit of students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. As student activities are ongoing, the collection is always being updated. The earliest items in the collection date back to 1865; however the majority of the collection dates from the 1960s to the present. The material is categorized into series for ease of access. Within each series the material is arranged alphabetically; within each folder the material is arranged chronologically whenever possible. There is also one box containing oversized items.


  • Other: Majority of material found in 1960-present


7.70 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

Arranged into fourteeen topical series.

Jes Zacher
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute Archives and Special Collections Repository

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