Carnegie Alumnus (1914-1982)
The Carnegie Alumnus, (known by several different titles over time) is a publication written to keep alumni of Carnegie Mellon University up to date on events related to the school. The first issue was published in 1914. The last issue was published in 1982 when it became the Carnegie Mellon Magazine.
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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This collection contains published and unpublished annual reports, published historical documents, and unpublished notes and correspondence related to the Carnegie Institute and its function as the parent organization for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, The Carnegie Museums, and the Carnegie Institute of Technology. It is arranged into five series: Annual Reports, Constitution and By-Laws, Founders Day, Historical Publications, Miscellaneous
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More like this: University Records
The records of the Carnegie Institute of Technology are housed in twenty-six boxes and are arranged in eleven series. Series have been designated for annual reports, College Council minutes, Deans' subject files, faculty files, accreditation surveys, research institutes and centers, programs, Conference on Materials, publications, miscellaneous, and oversized materials. These records include reports, surveys, publications, correspondence, administrative forms, and resumes. The majority of the collection is made of annual reports and the Deans' subject files. Due to the personal content included in the faculty files found in series three and four, these files are restricted. No student work is represented in the collection.
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The C-MAP Collection contains records dealing with programs instituted at Carnegie Institute of Technology, and later, Carnegie-Mellon University, to aid economically and educationally disadvantaged students in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This collection includes research reports that evaluate the progress of the programs from their inception at the University. In addition, the collection includes extensive financial records that incorporate grant and funding applications from various corporate and government institutions.
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This collection is composed of material created and published by Carnegie Mellon Students. It includes humour magazines, literary reviews, newsletters, and magazines published by student interest groups. It does not include the Tartan, the Thistle, or the Carnegie Technical. The collection is arranged alphabetically by publication title, and chronologically thereunder. There are currently 28 titles represented in the collection. The majority of the collection is made up of humor and literary magazine. Humor Magzines: The Puppett, The Scottie/Scot/Great Scot, readme, The Weekly Slant. Literary Magazines: An Fhine Againne, Cano, Carnegie Bard, Dossier, Form, The Oakland Review, Patterns, Three Rivers, Two Hands
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More like this: Student Life, Publication
The Carnegie Mellon University Women’s Center identifies and addresses the problems, needs and goals of women on campus and in the larger community. The center provides information, educational programs, community service, support and entertainment regarding a broad range of issues and concerns that profoundly affect women's lives.
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The Carnegie Mellon Women's Association records document the activities of the Women's Association since its founding in 1921. It consists primarily of committee reports, which can be found in both the President's Files and in the Committees series. Of particular interest in the records of the Dames Club, which supported the wives of students. The collection has been arranged in six series: Administrative Files (1 linear foot), Committees (1.2 linear feet), Minutes (0.5 linear feet), Newsletters (0.3 linear feet), Yearbooks (0.2 linear feet), Dames (0.3 linear) and Objects (1.75 linear feet)
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Charette (1920-1974)
Charette (vols. 1-54, 1920-1974) was the journal of the Pittsburgh Architectural Club; and was later co-sponsored by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Pennsylvania Society of Architects. Over the years, its coverage of architecture extended beyond Pittsburgh to the whole of Pennsylvania, and the Tri-State area of Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, and West Virginia.
More like this: Architecture, Publication
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
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More like this: Student Life, Alumni Papers
This collection contains a number of letters about obtaining and exhibiting Steinmetz's materials, most of which are from or to Robert E. Doherty, later president of Carnegie Institute of Technology, who was a pupil of Steinmetz at the General Electric Company. A few of the letters are from Steinmetz, to Doherty. Also contained in the collection are several demonstrational objects that were used to create 3D stereoscopic images for Steinmetz's book, Four Lectures on Relativity and Space, as well as several other unidentified, similarly shaped wooden objects, and various photographs of Steinmetz.
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The Chicago Portage is the birthplace of Chicago. A small portion of the historic connection between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi waterways is preserved in the Forest Preserve District of Cook County's Portage Woods and Ottawa Trail Woods in Lyons, Illinois. It is one of only two National Historic Sites in Illinois and one of the few in the country that is not owned by the National Park Service.
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Chloe Pollack Molnar (Lois Pollack) graduated from the Drama School of Carnegie Tech in 1952. After graduating, Ms. Molnar kept in touch with Professor of Drama Mary Morris, who was also the first actress ever to play Abbie Putnam in Eugene O'Neill's tragedy, "Desire Under the Elms." This collection consists mostly of correspondence from Ms. Morris to Ms. Molnar.
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More like this: Drama, Alumni Papers
Clarence Melvin Zener was a recognized physics professor at Carnegie Mellon University from 1968 until his death in 1993. The bulk of this collection contains field notebooks, reprints, and abstracts developed for research purposes.
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More like this: Physics, Faculty Papers
The Clifford G. Shull Papers are housed in 21 archival boxes and are arranged into ten series. Series have been designated for Carnegie Tech, New York University, Oak Ridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Nobel Prize and other awards, correspondence, publications, awards, video tapes, and miscellaneous. These papers include experimental data, drafts of publications, reprints of publications, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, transparencies, and other sundry items. Unique to this collection is information pertaining to the work Shull did with Wollan and others as part of “Atoms for Peace,” a government initiative to find peaceful uses for nuclear technology. The collection provides an insider’s view of neutron research and a very good example of an active experimental research program that achieved success over many years. High school teachers may find inspirational examples of the use of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry in Professor Shull’s research notes.
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More like this: Physics, Faculty Papers
This collection contains field notes, correspondence, photographs, published popular and scientific articles dealing with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History's early paleontological discoveries, especially that of Diplodocus carnegii.
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CMNH Douglass Archive (1894-1931)
This collection contains field notes, correspondence, photographs, published popular and scientific articles dealing with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History's early paleontological discoveries, especially that of Diplodocus carnegii.
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The papers include annual reports, Curriculum Committee minutes, and information from the departments of Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Management Engineering, and Physics. The college split during the merger with Mellon Institute in 1967 to become the Mellon College of Science (Sciences) and the Carnegie Institute of Technology (Engineering). This collection includes materials on the College of Industries.
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This collection documents the College of Fine Arts between 1912 and 2010, more specifically the Department of Design and the Department of Painting, Sculpture and Art. Included are annual reports, meeting minutes, departmental correspondence and curriculum related materials. Also included are a number of publications and printed matter like exhibition catalogs, brochures, newsletters and newsclippings.
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This collection contains the papers of the Carnegie Mellon Counseling Center. The Counseling Center, formally known as the Bureau of Mental Tests and the Bureau of Measurement and Guidance, was created in the early years of Carnegie Tech with a focus in aptitude test research. Included in the collection are items that pertain to the daily operations and employees of the center and include reports, receipts, correspondence and tests.
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More like this: University Records