The Allan H. Meltzer Papers, which date from 1958-2012, document Meltzer's career as an economist and professor of political economy at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business. Included are papers published in academic journals, mainstream magazines and newspapers, unpublished materials, correspondence and press, as well as materials that document his role in the Shadow Open Market Committee (SOMC) and The International Financial Institution Advisory Commission (IFIAC).
Linear Feet: 31 Boxes: 33
More like this: Economics, Faculty Papers
This collection contains the papers of Allen Newell (1927-1992), who served as the Whitaker Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon from 1961, and is considered one of the fathers of artificial intelligence. The collection consists of 131 linear feet of papers and electronic files pertaining to Newell's early work at the Rand Corporation, his work on the development of Carnegie Mellon's campus computing environment, and his work on the SOAR project (1945-1997).
Linear Feet: 119
This collection contains the papers of Angel G. Jordan, who received his Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1959 and a year later is Ph.D., eventually serving as professor and Provost for the University. The collection consists of materials relating to Jordan’s involvement in various boards and committees at St. Edmund’s Academy (SEA).
Linear Feet: 2
More like this: Alumni Papers, Faculty Papers
This collection consists of 16 linear feet of papers pertaining to the former Dean of the School of Computer Science's research in the areas of programming languages, software engineering, and programming environments.
Linear Feet: 16 Boxes: 16
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.
Linear Feet: 2 Boxes: 2
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.
Linear Feet: 21
More like this: Physics, Faculty 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 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
Edwin Fenton Papers (1955-2000)
This collection consists of 17 linear feet of papers from History faculty member Fenton dating from 1955-1994. Most of the collection consists of published articles, textbooks, and audio-visual kits from Fenton and the Carnegie Mellon Social Studies Curriculum Center staff. Fenton's work on Project Social Studies is well represented.
Linear Feet: 17 Boxes: 17
More like this: Faculty Papers
Elizabeth "Bes" Kimberly was an Associate Professor of drama. This collection consists of 1.25 linear feet of papers, books, photographs, and scrapbooks in the area of costume and design.
Linear Feet: 4 Boxes: 4
More like this: Drama, Faculty Papers
The Emerson Pugh Papers are housed in four archival boxes and arranged into five series. Series have been designated for biographical information, correspondence, research, security, and student theses. Generally, these papers include professional correspondence, research reports, article reprints from professional journals, and student theses. The majority of the collection consists of regular reports written by Pugh about his ballistics research under various government contracts from 1946-1965. Copies of Pugh's autobiography are the only personal material in the collection. They provide the only information about Pugh's teaching experiences and the operation of the broader Carnegie Mellon University physics department in this collection.
Linear Feet: 4.5 Boxes: 5
More like this: Physics, Faculty Papers
Emerson Pugh Papers (1932-1979)
Pugh was Professor of Physics from 1921-65 and also served as Associate Department Head from 1961-65. The collection consists of research and published articles, particularly on the topic of Shaped Charges. Some of Dr. Pugh's work on the Manhattan Project during World War II is documented in this collection.
Linear Feet: 4.5 Boxes: 5
More like this: Physics, Faculty Papers
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
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
The papers of Herbert Simon, winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize in Economics. Simon earned an international reputation as one of the founders of artificial intelligence. Dr. Simon's research extended from computer science to such areas as cognitive psychology, administration and economics. Simon (1916-2001) was Professor of Administration and Psychology at the Graduate School of Industrial Administration from 1949-55, and he served as the R.K. Mellon Professor of Computer Science and Psychology from 1955 until his death.
Linear Feet: 80
More like this: Physics, Faculty Papers
This collection contains the papers of Hubert I. Aaronson (1924-2005) an R.F. Mehl Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science from 1979 to 1991. He greatly contributed to the body of knowledge that constitutes physical metallurgy.
Linear Feet: 10
More like this: Faculty Papers
Joel Tarr Papers (1969-2007)
This collection contains the papers of Joel Tarr, Carnegie Mellon University's Richard S. Caliguiri University Professor of History and Policy. This collection contains 4 linear feet of students' papers on Pittsburgh, written from 1969 to 1997, and the personal papers of Joel Tarr.
Linear Feet: 4 Boxes: 4
More like this: Faculty Papers
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
Joseph F. Traub is the Edwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University and External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. In addition to many other positions he has held, Dr. Traub served as Head of the Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Department between 1971 and 1979. He has been involved in the building of major Departments of Computer Science and is the author or editor of ten books and some 120 papers. In 1959 he began his pioneering work in what is now called information-based complexity. His current research focus is on quantum computing. Both his research and administrative work have had a major impact on the field of computer science.
Linear Feet: 61 Boxes: 62
Lawrence Carra Papers (1931-1997)
Carra was a former Carnegie Mellon Drama faculty member for 31 years. He was involved in the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera and co-author of the definitive text on directing, Fundamentals of Play Directing, which is now in its fifth edition. The collection consists of materials from many of the plays he directed in Texas , Boston, New Jersey, Chicago, and Pittsburgh.
Linear Feet: 4 Boxes: 4
More like this: Drama, Faculty Papers
The senatorial papers of H. John Heinz III document his tenure as a Republican United States Senator representing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1977 to 1991. The collection comprises 670.6 linear feet of those files maintained by Heinz and his staff in Washington, D.C. and in three of his state offices. The papers have been divided into 31 series organized under five record subgroups: Legislative Records, Personal/Political Records, Press Relations/Media Activity Records, Constituent Service Records and Office Administration Records. The subgroups reflect the functions of the Senator's work and include series typical of a congressional collection. A description and folder title inventory exists for subject access to each subgroup, series, subseries, etc. The collection also contains audio-visual material, memorabilia and photographs (please refer to the Guide to the Special Materials in the Heinz Congressional Papers).
Linear Feet: 545
The Paul S. Goodman papers, which date from 1996 to 2006, document his work as a documentary film maker. The collection is housed in 7 boxes and arranged in four series according to documentary production: The Dabbawallas, Escola de Samba, The Changing Nature of Work, and Miscellaneous materials. The collection consists largely of raw master footage and some final cuts. The primary formats included are: Betacam SP, Digital Betacam, DVCAM, and MiniDV. Also included are cassette tapes, compact discs, DVD’s, Hi8MP and VHS.
Linear Feet: 7
More like this: Faculty Papers, Streaming
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
This collection contains the papers of Robert L. Lepper (1906-1991), a Professor at the College of Fine Arts from 1930 to 1975 and was instrumental in establishing the first degree-granting School of Industrial Design at Carnegie Tech in 1934.
Linear Feet: 8 Boxes: 8
More like this: Art & Design, Faculty Papers
The Theodore Viehman collection, which dates from 1892-1957, documents Viehman’s career as a director and instructor at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama. The material predominately includes professional papers relating to plays he directed and courses he taught either at CMU or at other universities. Other material, such as personal correspondence and clippings relating to subjects of interest to Viehman are scattered throughout. Two folders containing photographs of various plays can be found at the end of the collection.
Linear Feet: 1.5 Boxes: 3
More like this: Drama, Faculty Papers, Photographs
Includes early examples of aptitude tests. Bingham (1880-1952) was the founder and director of CIT's Division of Applied Psychology. Approximately two thirds of the collection is on microfilm.
Linear Feet: 61
More like this: Faculty Papers
The William W. Cooper Collection is housed in 86 boxes, comprising 85 linear feet, and arranged in 11 series and 18 subseries. The vast majority of the collection consists of paper based materials but some series contain photographs, disks, tapes, and other media. Series were designated for biographical information, publications, professional files, conferences and lectures, professional societies, academic files, correspondence, personal materials, photographs, and reference files. There is also a series designated for reports produced by the Center for Cybernetic Studies (CCS). The CCS materials comprise a separate series from the rest of his publications because Cooper did not author or co-author the bulk of the papers.
Linear Feet: 85 Boxes: 86
More like this: Economics, Faculty Papers