This collection contains the records of the Admission Office. A majority of the collection consists of annual Reports and Marketing Action Plans, as well as publications for prospective and enrolling students. The collection also contains datasets and studies on CMU admissions, correspondence and memoranda, general research material on academic marketing, and some material about the Carnegie Mellon Admission Council (CMAC).
Linear Feet: 8 Boxes: 8
Carnegie Day, instituted in 1913, was a celebration of Andrew Carnegie’s birthday in which the Carnegie Tech community gathered to enjoy music from the school band, announcements of scholarships and honoraries, and a speech from an individual selected by Tech’s President. The collection consists of programs, correspondence, memos, drafts of speeches, tickets and other ephemera.
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The School College Orientation Program in Pittsburgh (SCOPP) began as a joint program between the university and the Pittsburgh Public Schools to help academically and economically disadvantaged students prepare for college. SCOPP merged with its national counterpart, Upward Bound, in 1966. C-MAP began in 1968 to address problems facing ethnically diverse students at the college level.
Linear Feet: 4 Boxes: 8
This collection contains the papers of Charles J. Geiss (1919-2009), a graduate of the Carnegie Institute of Technology’s Department of Electrical Engineering in 1939. The collection reflects Geiss’s involvement in the University’s Kiltie Band.
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More like this: Student Life, Alumni Papers
Earle Swank Papers (1908-1984)
Earle Swank worked at Carnegie Mellon University for 40 years, starting as an English professor and retiring after serving 20 years as Dean of Student Affairs. As Dean of Student Affairs, he saw the University through the socially turbulent 60s and 70s. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, Disciplinary Committee files,publications, and reports.
Linear Feet: 7.5 Boxes: 8
More like this: Student Life, Faculty Papers
This collection documents the history of fraternities, sororities and honoraries at Carnegie Mellon between the years of 1906-1998. Some of what is included in the collection are event programs and announcements, correspondence, meeting minutes, charters, song books, and rules regarding houses and rush activities.
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Howard Wertenberger earned a degree in Building Construction from CIT, attending from 1922-1928. He was also a member of the KE fraternity and played on the Varsity Football Squad. This collection contains undated football photographs, articles and memorabilia from Mr. Wertenberger's time at CIT.
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John Sweeny graduated from CIT in 1920 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. His collection contains items from his time at CIT as well as his tenure in the Merchant Marines during WWI.
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More like this: Student Life, Alumni Papers
John Wesner was a member of the campus Army ROTC from 1954-1958. This collection contains medals and insignia from his service in the ROTC.
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More like this: Student Life, Alumni Papers
Leonard Jacobs graduated from CIT's Printing Management program in 1952. His collection contains several programs from Scotch and Soda productions and Carnival photographs.
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More like this: Student Life, Alumni Papers
Lloyd Yoder, an All-American Football player inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982, was Captain of the Carnegie Tech football team when the Tartans beat Notre Dame 19-0 in 1926. This collection includes a scrapbook and some football memorabilia.
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ROTC Records (1922-1988)
This collection documents the ROTC program at Carnegie Mellon University, especially the first thirty years following its introduction on campus in 1919.
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Ruth Peters graduated from the Library School in 1924. This collection contains one item: a yearbook created to commemorate the Library class of 1924.
Linear Feet: .5 Boxes: 1
More like this: Student Life, Alumni Papers
This collection contains the records of the Scotch n' Soda Club, an organization formed in 1938 in order to produce a musical for the Carnegie Tech's annual Spring Carnival. It consists of 6 linear feet of papers, audio and visual recordings, about the student organizations' performances (1907-2005), including Pippin, Pippin. This collection contains administrative records of the club, scripts, playbills, posters, and photographs.
Linear Feet: 6 Boxes: 10
The Undergraduate Research Office Collection contains records and documents used, and/or created, by the Undergraduate Research Office (URO) to facilitate its support of undergraduate research across all departments at Carnegie Mellon University. The collection includes records of awards dispersed, internal and external reference files, administrative records and documents, correspondence, publications created by the URO, and a variety of photographs and negatives.
Linear Feet: 6.2 Boxes: 8