This collection contains the records of the Admissions Office. The 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
The Records of the Board of Trustees are housed in eight boxes and arranged into five series. Series have been designated for handbooks, Executive Committee minutes, other committees, Visiting Committees, and miscellaneous. The activities of the Board of Trustees are documented through the work of its committees, and therefore the majority of this collection consists of meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence. Although the Board of Trustees began in 1903, the majority of the documentation in this collection begins around 1962. The Miscellaneous series contains information about some of the Board members, as do the Handbooks in Series One.
Linear Feet: 8 Boxes: 9
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The Bureau of Placement records are housed in one archival box. The items comprising the collection include reports, drafts, correspondences, and meeting notes. The collection is comprised of two sections: Annual Reports and Miscellaneous. All items pertain to the daily operations of the Bureau. Series I includes the preliminary and final drafts of the yearly reports that were released to the University President and various department heads.
Linear Feet: 1 Boxes: 1
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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.
Linear Feet: 1 Boxes: 1
This collection contains published and unpublished annual reports, published historical documents, and unpublished notes and correspondence related to the Carnegie Institute and its function as the parent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
Linear Feet: 3.5 Boxes: 6
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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.
Linear Feet: 25.5 Boxes: 26
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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.
Linear Feet: 4 Boxes: 8
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.
Linear Feet: .75 Boxes: 1
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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)
Linear Feet: 6 Boxes: 6
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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.
Linear Feet: 17.5 Boxes: 19
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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.
Linear Feet: 9 Boxes: 9
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.
Linear Feet: 3 Boxes: 3
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This collection contains records of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The collection spans the period from 1913 through 2007. Except for annual reports, the records are rather lacking from the early years through the 1940s. There are increasingly more records from the 1950s. The bulk of the records span the 1960s through the 1980s. There are a limited number of records from the 1990s and 2000s.
Linear Feet: 29 Boxes: 29
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This collection contains the administrative papers of Edward R. Schatz, Ph.D. stored in 20 record center boxes (20 cubic feet). The collection comprises correspondence, memoranda, reports, contracts, proposals, minutes, legal material, publications, speeches, notes, surveys, grants, blueprints, press releases, and data spreadsheets. The papers are arranged into five series reflecting the role and responsibilities of Schatz as a member of the Carnegie Mellon community: Series I. Faculty Member (1940) 1945-1964; Series II. Dean of Research (1959-1960) 1961-1965 (1968); Series III. Vice President of Academic Affairs 1963-1982; Series IV. Acting President (1970-1971) 1972; and Series V. Senior Vice President (1970-1980) 1981-1996.
Linear Feet: 20 Boxes: 20
The Edwin R. Steinberg Papers document Steinberg’s tenure as an English professor, Vice Provost, and dean within the English Department during the years 1948-2005. The collection portrays his efforts to transform English curriculum both in and outside of the University. The papers contain correspondence, articles, and studies relating to the department, the Communication Design Center and Project English. Additionally included in the collection are Steinberg’s research materials and many writings pertaining to teaching English, plain language, James Joyce, and Franz Kafka. The collection is divided into six series.
Linear Feet: 26.5 Boxes: 27
This collection contains the records of the Executive Board, which had the responsibility to publicize and enforce school policies through communication with other campus organizations. The Board had several committees for studying a topic and making recommendations. The papers are primarily comprised of meeting minutes and committee papers.
Linear Feet: 2 Boxes: 2
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Faculty Bulletin (1916-1971)
What happens at a University besides classes? What do faculty do beyond teaching? The Faculty Bulletin of The Carnegie Technical Institute helps answer these questions by outlining, on a week by week basis, what various faculty were doing both professionally and personally. The Faculty Bulletins provide snapshots of the lectures, classes, research, programs, clubs, demonstrations, parties and policies of any given moment in the early and mid history of Carnegie Mellon University.
The Faculty Senate Collection is the governing body for faculty affairs at Carnegie Mellon University. This collection spans from the early 1920's and extends through the late 1990's. It is comprised of memorandum and minutes from various committees as well as financial information, administrative files, and a series of faculty handbooks.
Linear Feet: 11
This collection documents the history of fraternities, sororities and honoraries at Carnegie Mellon between the years of 1906-1992. 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.
Linear Feet: 4 Boxes: 6
GSIA Collection (1949-2008)
The collection is arranged into four series- photographs, slides, print materials, and digital materials. Each series is arranged chronologically. This collection contains three boxes of photographs, two boxes of slides, from various GSIA events, faculty, and the GSIA building. One box contains pamphlets, brochures, and materials from the production of the GSIA magazine. The remaining boxes contain digital materials of varying subject matter. Much of the material is undated and from unknown sources.
Linear Feet: 8
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This collection contains the papers of the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, formerly the School of Urban and Public Affairs or SUPA. It includes the papers of Dean Kamlet, theses, student projects, publications, and research papers, from its creation in 1968 to 2004.
Linear Feet: 4.5 Boxes: 5
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This collection contains the academic, personal, familial, and professional works of John Patrick Crecine, PhD, stored in 122 archival acid-free boxes. The collection includes publications, lecture materials, business correspondence, computer program designs, teaching materials, letters, E-mail printouts, contracts and administrative reports regarding John Patrick Crecine’s diverse academic, corporate, administrative, and family histories.
Linear Feet: 52 Boxes: 52
This collection contains the records of the Margaret Morrison Carnegie College which over its seventy years offered day and evening classes to provide students with practical, vocational training focused on the home.
Linear Feet: 9 Boxes: 9
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The Mellon College of Science collection contains documents produced by the College as a whole, and by each department housed within. The majority of the resources in this collection speak to the development of the College, focused mainly around Annual Reports. Of particular interest is Folder 16: Plans for Merger and Reorganization of CIT and Mellon Institute 1967-1970. The collection is arranged into nine Series that parallel the structure of the College, including the whole and its departmental parts, and within each Series a layer of Subseries that describe the common document types found in the collection.
Linear Feet: 2.5 Boxes: 3
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The Mellon Institute of Industrial Research photographs are housed in ten archival boxes. The items comprising the collection consist of fellowship stills, laboratories and equipment stills, clubs & groups stills, and miscellaneous photographs of Mellon Institute students and researchers. The collection is comprised of four series: Fellowships; Administration, Clubs & Groups, Events; Laboratories & Equipment, Miscellaneous Projects; Miscellaneous.
Linear Feet: 5 Boxes: 10
The Physical Plant has provided a wide variety of services including maintencence of the buildings and grounds, custodial duties, and delivering heat and electrical power to the campus. This collection of papers contains the records of campus building projects and activities as well as the establishment of Carnegie Technical Schools and general property information.
Linear Feet: 6 Boxes: 6
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This collections contains the records of the Registrar's Office and consists of annual reports, final examination schedules, honor rolls, Official Registration books, registration statistics, and schedules of classes. These records are mostly student statistics and lists produced by the Office but also include correspondence, articles, booklets, and sample forms.
Linear Feet: 7.5 Boxes: 9
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Richard Cyert was President of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) from 1972 to 1990, an active member of CMU’s Graduate School of Industrial Administration, and a recognized pioneer in management theories of the firm. This collection contains contains documents generated by Cyert’s interests and activities not directly associated with his presidency of CMU and includes correspondence, photographs, video, and other miscellaneous materials.
Linear Feet: 5 Boxes: 5
The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University was established in 1979 to conduct basic and applied research in robotics technologies relevant to industrial and societal tasks. The Robotics Institute Collection consists of materials related to the history of the Institute and some of the research conducted there.
Linear Feet: 1.5 Boxes: 2
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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.
Linear Feet: .25 Boxes: 1
This collection contains the records of the Architecture Department and consists of published articles, annual reports, meeting minutes, course materials, project products and student theses. A majority of the collection consists of published articles and materials produced from student or faculty research projects.
Linear Feet: 5 Boxes: 5
This collection pertains to the development of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. The collection consists of 9 boxes of materials and includes a selection of video-taped lectures from the early 1970s.
Linear Feet: 8.5 Boxes: 9
The School of Drama Photographs collection is primarly composed of photographs documenting productions staged by the School of Drama, starting with "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," in 1914. The colleciton offers evidence of trends in drama education and theatrical staging.
Linear Feet: 19 Boxes: 28
The School of Music Records contain programs, departmental files, and audio materials from 1906-2015. The content of this collection documents the success of Carnegie Mellon's historic music program and contains information about key events, faculty, and administrators. Concert and recital programs make up the majority of the collection. Other materials include descriptive brochures for graduate programs and documentation on various choirs and symposiums. The collection is comprised of three series: Programs, Department Files, and Media.
Linear Feet: 11 Boxes: 12
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: 11 Boxes: 17
This collection contains the papers of the Carnegie Mellon University Chapter of Sigma Xi, an honorary society dedicated to the encouragement of research in science and engineering. It includes historical papers related to the establishment of the Chapter in 1937, papers on high school outreach, correspondence, administrative and financial papers, business minutes, membership files, programs, posters and announcements.
Linear Feet: 2 Boxes: 3
This collection contains the papers of the Tepper School of Business (formerly called the Graduate School of Industrial Administration, or GSIA) whose purpose was to build on the technical skills of individuals in management positions by providing the communication and analytical decision-making skills the they needed to be successful in business. Included in the collection are theses, annual reports, administrative records, publications, brochures and videos.
Linear Feet: 15.5 Boxes: 16
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The Commission on the Status and Needs of Women at CMU was established with the intention to relieve discrimination at the university and provide women with equal opportunities to admission, employment, retention, promotion, and salaries.
Linear Feet: 1.5 Boxes: 3
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This collection contains the papers of the Digital Art Exchange (DAX), a telecommunication art group based at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Art from 1979 to 1992 and led by Bruce Breland. Most of the collection is related to specific exhibitions and performances, and includes printouts of electronic messages and images, faxes, videotape, audiotape, photographic material, catalogs, as well as correspondence, publications, and theses.
Linear Feet: 5 Boxes: 5
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: 7
University Libraries Records (circa 1918-2001)
These records include annual reports, correspondence, minutes, reports, articles, and publications pertaining mainly to the University Libraries but inclusive also of the Carnegie Library School and various issues of Library Automation (including ILS, LIS, and Project Mercury). The three major series in the collection are administrative records, automation projects, and Directors’ files. Areas of lesser documentation include faculty and staff records, publications, and service information.
Linear Feet: 30.5 Boxes: 31
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This collection contains the papers of Walter Blenko, who served on the University's Board of Trustees. The collection includes 3.5 linear feet of papers and correspondence from Blenko's work as a member of the Board of Trustees.
Linear Feet: 3.5 Boxes: 4
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