Founder’s Day Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of any materials related to the Founder’s Day celebrations that began in 1888 to commemorate the founder of the Institute, Charles Pratt. This includes correspondence, planning documents, photographs, invitations, programs, and other ephemera.
- 1888 - 1996
- Pratt Institute (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public.
Conditions Governing Use
For permission to publish, contact the Archivist, Pratt Institute Library.
1.4 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Founder's Day Collection includes correspondence, planning documents, photographs, invitations, programs, and other ephemera related to the Founder’s Day celebrations that have taken place since 1888.
The records are arranged chronologically, and are not divided into series.
Harmful Language Statement
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- Guide to the Founder’s Day Collection
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