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Collection Inventory

Series I. Correspondence, 1994-2002

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains correspondence regarding the Nine Mile Run Greenway project. The correspondence is largely general in nature, but includes dialogue from funders and from individuals involved with other greenway or reclamation projects.


Box 1
Folder 1 1994-1997
Folder 2 1997-1998
Folder 3 1998-1999
Folder 4 1999-2002

Series II. Research Data and Reports Collected, 1945-2005

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains research data and reports collected regarding the Nine Mile Run Greenway project such as reports, studies, and assessments which were used to aid in the planning process of the area’s redevelopment.

Folder 5 Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, 1945-1995
Folder 6-7 Carnegie Mellon University, 1997-1998
Folder 8 Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 1999
Folder 9-14 Chester Environmental, 1995
Folder 15 City of Pittsburgh Water department Laboratory, 1990-1995
Folder 16 Civil and Environmental Consultants, 2002
Folder 17 Cooper, Robertson, and Partners Advanced Technology Systems, Inc., 1995-1996
Folder 18 Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, undated
Folder 19 Department of City Planning, City of Pittsburgh, 1997
Folder 20 Pensylvania State University, 1998
Folder 21-22 Sean Lyon, 1997
Folder 23 The STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, 1995-2000
Folder 24 Swisshelm Park Nine Mile Run Development Committee, 1997-1998
Folder 25 University of Pittsburgh, 1997

Box 2
Folder 1 Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, 1995-1997
Folder 2 Other individual reports, 1971-2000

Series III. Financial Material, 1996-2004

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains financial material directly related to the Nine Mile Run project, such as grant applications and budgets.

Folder 3 Allegheny County Health Department, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Andropogon Associates Ltd., Anne L. and George H. Clapp Charitable and Educational Trust, 1996-1999
Folder 4 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, 1993-2002
Folder 5-6 Environmental Protection Agency, 1996-2001
Folder 7 Graham Foundation, Gunk Foundation, Howard Heinz Endowment, 1996-2001
Folder 8 League of Women Voters, National Endowment for the Arts, and National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, 1996-1999
Folder 9 National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council, Pennsylvania Department of Housing and Urban Development, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania Resources Council, PCA Organizational Grant, 1996-2000
Folder 10 Silver Eye Center for Photography, State Water Institute Program, Three Rivers Environmental Awards, and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, 1996-2004

Series IV. Minutes and Agendas, 1996-2000

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains minutes and agendas of the administrators of the Nine Mile Run Greenway project, which documents the evolution of the project from concept to implementation.

Folder 11 1995-1996
Folder 12 1997
Folder 13 1998-1999
Folder 14-15 2000

Series V. Outgrowth Projects,

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains information pertaining to two outgrowth projects. The first documents the new housing development called Summerset at Frick Park, a residential neighborhood that was built on top of a slag heap in Nine Mile Run and contains 700 residential housing units. The other project is the Watershed Council which is an organization responsible for the maintenance of the Nine Mile Run Greenway area.

Folder 16 Summerset at Frick Park, 1996-1997
Folder 17 Watershed Council Formation, 1997-2002
Folder 18-20 Watershed Council, Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Budgets 2003-2005

Series VI. Outreach Presentations and Programs, 1986-2000

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains material pertaining to outreach presentations and programs designed to get the community invested in the Nine Mile Run Greenway project. Themes included are art exhibition material, Carnegie Mellon University class material, contacts, Nine Mile Run cycling material, press releases and newspaper clippings, public presentations, and Reiko Goto K-12 education outreach program. The latter was created to comply with an agreement the Nine Mile Run Project team had with the Pennsylvania Department of Education which stated that the department would act as a state sponsor and facilitator of the project if a member of the project team would act as a vehicle to train teachers on how to incorporate environmental education into a regular classroom. This educational residency lasted for one year.

Folder 21 Art Exhibition Material, 1996-2000
Folder 22 Carnegie Mellon University Classroom Materials, 1996-1997
Folder 23 Contacts, 1994-2000
Folder 24 Nine Mile Run Cycling, October 19, 1996
Folder 25 Press Releases and Newspaper Clippings, 1986-1999

Box 3
Folder 1 Public Presentations, 1997-2000
Folder 2 Reiko Goto K - 12 Education Outreach Program, 1997-1998

Series VII. Project Planning Material, 1995-2002

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains material used for project planning, including drafts, plans, and recommendations.

Folder 3-5 Background and Introductory information on Nine Mile Run, 1996-2000
Folder 6-7 "Brownsfields: A New Environmental Frontier," Conference Proceedings, 1996
Folder 8 Community Recommendations for Nine Mile Run, 1999-2000
Folder 9-10 Environmental Reconstruction Material, 1998-2001
Folder 11 Executive Summaries and Business Plans, 1995-1999
Folder 12 Frick Watershed Association and Summerset Planning, 1998-2002
Folder 13 Local Government Proposals, Legislation, and Pittsburgh Regional Parks Master Plan, 1995-2001
Folder 14 Nine Mile Run Conceptual Alternatives, 1998
Folder 15-17 Nine Mile Run Rivers Conservation Plan, 1998
Folder 18-19 Nine Mile Run Watershed Management Plan, 2001
Folder 20 Nine Mile Run Revised Project Summaries, 1995-1998

Series VIII. Reference Material, 1951-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains reference material used throughout the duration of the project, such as pieces of legislation, journal articles, and bound publications.

Subseries 1. Legislation, 1966-1998

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains pieces of legislation that were referenced by the administrators of the Nine Mile Run Greenway project. The legislation found here includes serveral levels of government entities.

Folder 21 Municipal, County, and State Legislation, 1966-1998
Folder 22 Federal and Miscellaneous Legislation, 1966-1998

Subseries 2. Articles, 1988-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains loose articles that were referenced by the administrators of the Nine Mile Run Greenway project. The material was predominately pulled from professional journals and consists of photocopies and material printed from online resources.


Box 4
Folder 1-12 Chronological Articles, 1988-1999

Subseries 3. Bound Publications, 1951-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains bound publications that were referenced by the administrators of the Nine Mile Run Greenway project. The material is professionally published by either a federal agency or a publication company.

Folder 13 "The Miami Conservancy District" By: Arthur Morgan, 1951
Folder 14 "A Sampler of Design Guidelines for Tradiational Neighborhoods" By: UDA Architects, October 14, 1994
Folder 15 "The Job of the Practicing Planner" By: Albert Solnit, 1988
Folder 16 "Rapid Bioassessment Protocols for Ise in Streams and Rivers: Benthic Macroinvertebrates and Fish" By: EPA, May 1989
Folder 17 "Countryside Stewardship Echange in the Chesapeake Bay Region" By: The International Countryside Stewardship Exchange, 1994
Folder 18 "Linking the Environment to the New Competitiveness: Strategic Directions for the Pittsburgh Region" By: Sustainable Economic Development Project, Carnegie Mellon University, May 15, 1995
Folder 19 "A Heritage for the 21st Century: Conserving Pennsylvania's Biological Diversity" By: Pennsylvania Biodiversity Technical Committee, 1995
Folder 20 "Bassett Creek Wetland Park: Redevelopment in a Landscape of Wetland Soils" By: University of Minnesota Department of Landscape Architecture and Design Center for American Urban Landscape, 1995
Folder 21 "Floods, Floodsplains, and Folks" By: National park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, 1996
Folder 22 "Borough of Wilkinsburg Comprehensive Plan 'Moving Toward the Future'" By: Wilkinsburg Planning Commission, 1998
Folder 23 "Better Site Deisng: A Handbook for Changing Development Rules in Your Community" By: Center for Watershed Protection, August 1998
Folder 24 "Report of the Pennsylvania 21st Century Environment Commission" By: Pennsylvania 21st Century Environment Commission, September 1998
Folder 25 "A Watershed Primer for Pennsylvania: A Collection of Essays on Watershed Issues" Edited by: Janette M. Novak and William H. Woodwell Jr., 1999
Folder 26 "Seen & Unseen Conference: Collaborative Solutions to Pollution", November 10 - 11, 1999
Folder 27 "A Management Plan for Pitsburgh's Regional Parks" By: ETM Associates, April 14, 2000
Folder 28 "The City of Pittsburgh Master Development Planning in Hazelwood and Oakland: Summary of the Public Design Workshop" By: The Saratoga Associates, May 5, 2001

Box 5
Folder 1 "Hazelwood: Making New Connections" By: University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Campstone Seminar in Economic Development, Policy, and Planning, Spring 2001
Folder 2 "Tree Seed Collection Information Packet" By: Blue Mountain Reclamation Project, undated
Folder 3 "Water Supply for the Greater Pittsburgh Area: 1988 and Beyond" By: Carnegie Mellon Department of Engineering and Public Policy School of Urban and Public Affairs and the Department of Social and Decision Sciences, December 1988
Folder 4 "Allegheny County Stormwater Management Study: Phase I Report" By: Coopers & Lybrand, April 1988
Folder 5 "Review and Acceptance Criteria: Waterline and Sewerage Mapping Conversion Project" By: Allegheny County Health Department, Geographic Information Systems Office, and Public Drinking Water and Waste Management Division, May 5, 1996
Folder 6 "Stormwater Management: A Review of Municipal Practices and Regulations" By: Department of Environmental Resources Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, April 1980
Folder 7 "Riparian Area Management: Process for Assessing Proper Functioning Condition for Lentic Riparian-Wetland Areas" By: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1994
Folder 8 "Urban Waterways: Public Access and the Public Trust" By: Letitia C. Langord, October 19, 1977
Folder 9 "Girtys Run: A Study in Urban Watershed Management" By: Carnegie Mellon University Environmental Studies Institute, May 8, 1974
Folder 10 "Nine Mile Run Watershed Rivers Conservation Plan" By: Timothy Collins, David Dzombak, John Rawlings, Ken Tamminga, and Sue Thompson, August 1998
Folder 11 "Ample Opportunity: A Community Dialogue Final Report" By: Carnegie Mellon University Studio for Creative Inquiry, February 1998
Folder 12 "Pittsburgh Main Thoroughfares and the Downtown District" By: Frederick Law Olmsted, February 1911
Folder 13 "Parks a part of the Pittsburgh Plan" By: Citizens Committee on City Plan of Pittsburgh, 1923
Folder 14 "Nine Mile Run: A Study on the Reclamation and Sustainable Redevelopment of a Brownfield Site" By: Carnegie Mellon University Department of Engineering and Public Policy and Department of Social and Decision Sciences, May 1, 1997
Folder 15 "Montour Run Watershed: Water Quality and Aquatic Life Resources" By: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, 1997
Folder 16 "Nine Mile Run Greenway Project Community Comment Book for the Commercial Avenue Site" By:Carnegie Mellon University Studio for Creative Inquiry,
Folder 17 "Nine Mile Run Greenway Project Community Comment Book for the Mid-Slag Site" By: Carnegie Mellon University Studio for Creative Inquiry,
Folder 18 "Nine Mile Run Greenway Project Community Comment Book for the Duck Hollow Site" By: Carnegie Mellon University Studio for Creative Inquiry,
Folder 19 "Nine Mile Run Greenway Project Community Comment Book for the Regent Square Gateway Site" By: Carnegie Mellon University Studio for Creative Inquiry,
Folder 20 "Nine Mile Run Greenway Project Community Comment Book for the Lower Frick Park Site" By: Carnegie Mellon University Studio for Creative Inquiry,
Folder 21 "Community Brownfield Guidebook: Assessing and Resolving Environmental Barriers to Redevelopment" By: Nancey Green Leigh and Rhonda Hise, 1997
Folder 22 "Steel Mill Slag: Leachate Characteristics and Environmental Suitability for Use as a Streambank Protection Material" By: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, March 1989
Folder 23 "Phase I Environmental Site Assessment of Nine Mile Run Slag Area" By: Chester Environmental, January 1995
Folder 24 "Report on Clean-up Plan for Nine Mile Run Slag Area" By: Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, June 1997
Folder 25 "Acid Mile Drainage Control & Treatment" Compiled by: Jeffrey G. Skousen & Paul F. Ziemkiewicz, 1996
Folder 26 "The Ecology of a City Park" By: William LeRoy Black, 1947
Folder 27 "Request for Proposal for Services for Jack's Run Sewer Remediation Project" By: Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, May 12, 2000
Folder 28 "48 Inch Trunk Sewer Modifications in Conjunction with the State Route 28 East Ohio Street Improvement Project" By: Chester Engineers, May 1998
Folder 29 "Fried-Reineman Outfall Structure A-66 Modifications" By: Chester Engineers, April 29, 1997
Folder 30 "The Regionalization Report: An Initial Study on Options for Regionalizing the Management of Sewage Collection within the ALCOSAN Service Area" By: 3 Rivers Wet Weather Inc., January 2002
Folder 31 "A Watershed Approach to Urban Runoff: Handbook for Decisionmakers" By: Terrene Institute, March 1996
Folder 32 "Montour Run Watershed: A Case for Conservation" By: Montour Valley Alliance, January 2000

Box 6
Folder 1 "Nine Mile Run-Frick Water Shed Public Space Design Team" By: Carnegie Mellon University Studio for Creative Inquiry, 1996
Folder 2 "Slag in the Park: A History of Nine Mile Run" By: Andrew S. McElwaine, Undated
Folder 3 "Nine Mile Run Watershed Rivers Conservation Plan" By: the City of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and Pennsylvania State University, August 1998
Folder 4 "Final Recommendations The Nine Mile Run Greenway Project: An Institutional and Economic Plan with Conceptual Design Guidelines" By: Ray Reaves, Stephanie Flom, John Stephen, and Tim Collins, December 1999
Folder 5 "Reclamation Art" By: Tim Collins and Reiko Goto, Spring 1997
Folder 6 "Wetlands for Clean Water: How Wetlands Protect Rivers, Lakes, and Coastal Waters from Pollution" By: The Clean Water Network and Natural Resources Defense Council, April 1997
Folder 7 "A Handbook of Constructed Wetlands Volume 1: General Considerations" By: Luise David for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service and the US Environmental Protection Agency-Region III., 1990
Folder 8 "A Handbook for Constructed Wetlands Volume 5: Stormwater" By: Luise David for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service and the US Environmental Protection Agency-Region III., 1990
Folder 9 "Watershed Protection techniques: A Periodic Bulletin on Urban Watershed Restoration and Protection Tools" By: The Center for Watershed Protection, Summer 1995
Folder 10 "Watershed Protection techniques: A Periodic Bulletin on Urban Watershed Restoration and Protection Tools" By: The Center for Watershed Protection, Spring 1996
Folder 11 "Deisgn Manual: Constructed Wetlands and Aquatic Plant Systems for Municipal Wastewater Treatment" By: EPA, September 1988
Folder 12 "Riparian Area Management: Procedures for Ecological Site Inventory-with Special Reference to Riparian-Wetland Sites" By: U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management,
Folder 13 "Phase III Environmental Site Assessment Nine Mile Run Slag Area" By: Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, June 1997

Series IX. Workshops, 1997-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains workshop material created during the Nine Mile Run Greenway project, and is divided into three subseries by the name of the individual programs: Ample Opportunity I, Ample Opportunity II, and Ample Opportunity III. The workshops included panel discussions by experts in specific areas such as history, public policy, stream remediation, ecology and brownfields. The public was invited to attend these discussions which were followed by opportunities for small group discussions and gathering of information from attendees. This interaction facilitated the collection of oral histories and documents related to the historical usage of the Nine Mile Run watershed region.

Subseries 1. Ample Opportunity I: Community Dialogue, January 1997-December 1997

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains material relating to Ample Opportunity I: Community Dialogue. Ample Opportunity I lasted from January 1997 to December 1997 and consisted of four workshops and a greenway tour.

Folder 14 Workshop I: History, Context, and Public Policy, July 2, 1997
Folder 15 Workshop II: Stream Remediation, July 19, 1997
Folder 16 Workshop III: Slag, Soil, Plants, and Wildlife or Community and Ecology, August 2, 1997
Folder 17 Workshop IV: Sustainable Open Space, 1997
Folder 18 Non-workshop material, 1997
Folder 19 Greenway tours, 1997
Folder 20 Water Tech Committee, 1997
Folder 21 Final Report, 1998-2002

Subseries 2. Ample Opportunity II: Brownfield Intervention, January 1998-December 1998

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains material relating to Ample Opportunity II: Brownfield Intervention. Ample Opportunity II lasted from January 1998 to December 1998 and created material pertaining the following topics: Bioblitz, Clean-up day, Community meetings, storm water management/Charette project, and summary material.

Folder 22 Bioblitz, 1998
Folder 23 Clean-up Day, May 9, 1998
Folder 24 Community Meetings, 1998
Folder 25-27 Storm Water Management/Charette Project, 1998
Folder 28 Summary Material, 1998

Subseries 3. Ample Opportunity III: The Transformation, January 1999-January 2001

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains material relating to Ample Opportunity III: The Transformation. Ample Opportunity III lasted from January 1999 to January 2001.

Folder 29 Grant Planning, 1999

Series X. Audio-Visual Material, 1996-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains audio-visual material that was created by the Nine Mile Run Greenway project. The types of media present in this series include photographs, photographic negatives, slides, VHS tapes, videocassette tapes, audio tapes, hard drives, discs (CD-ROM), and floppy disks.

Subseries 1. Photographs, 1996-1998

Scope and Content Notes:

This suberies contains 15 folders of photographic material that document the Nine Mile Run Greenway Project between 1996-1999, and are broken down into four main topics: Tours and Events; Slag, Vegetation, Wildlife, Soil Testing; Stream, Pipes, Aquatic Organisms, Water Testing, Riparian, Erosion, Wetlands; and Trailer, History, 3D Model, Car Burning, Old Brownsfield Road, Mouth of River, Duck Hollow. This organization is reflective of the original structure that was found when the items were donated (4 binders with corresponding titles).

Folder 30-33 Binder I: "Tours and Events" 1996-1998

Box 7
Folder 1-4 Binder II: "Slag, Vegetation, Wildlife, Soil Testing", c1998
Folder 5-7 Binder III: "Stream, Pipes, Aquatic Organisms, Water Testing, Riparian, Erosion, Wetlands", c1998
Folder 8-10 Binder IV: "Trailer, History, 3D Model, Car Burning, Old Brownsfield Road, Mouth of River, Duck Hollow", c1998
Folder 11 Loose photographs, 1998

Subseries 2. Slides, c1996-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains projection slides that were used to both document the Nine Mile Run Project and for programs. This organization is reflective of the original structure that was found when the items were donated; there were multiple partitioned binders with each section titled one of the ten topics. These items are predominately undated.

Folder 12-13 Binder I: "3D Model, Graphics, Misc."
Folder 14 Binder II: "EPA Test Pits, Greenhouse' [slides and prints]
Folder 15-16 Binder III: "Art"

Box 7
Folder 17-18 Binder IV: "Education"

Box 8
Folder 1-2 Binder IV: "Education" (con't)
Folder 3-6 Binder V: "Event Tours" 1999
Folder 7-9 Binder VI: "History, Land, Slag"
Folder 10-11 Binder VII: "Participant Resumes and Slides" 1996
Folder 12-13 Binder VIII: "Slag, Vegetation, Wildlife, Soil Testing"
Folder 14-16 Binder IX: "Streams"
Folder 17-18 Binder X: "Wood Street Gallery"

Subseries 3. Camcorder Tapes, 1990-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains 86 camcorder tapes that document the Nine Mile Run Greenway Project. Titles given here reflect the labeling on the original containers.


Box 9
Item 1 "Bioblitz", 1998
Item 2 "Bioblitz Trail", Undated
Item 3 "Children's Museum no. 1", Undated
Item 4 "Children's Museum no. 2", Undated
Item 5 "Children's Museum Site Tour", November 1997
Item 6 "City of Pittsburgh GIS Files", Undated
Item 7 "Claire Staples Oral Histories", July 14, 1997
Item 8 "County GIS Files", Undated
Item 9 "DCNR Community Meeting", June 1, 1998
Item 10 "DCNR Community Meeting", June 1, 1998
Item 11 "DCNR no. 1", 1998
Item 12 "DCNR no. 2", Undated
Item 13 "Dixon/Montessori", Undated
Item 14 "Doug Lambert Walk from Duck Hollow Showing Nine Mile Run Flowing into a Sewer", August 4, 1997
Item 15 "Duck Hollow Interview with Eileen Bell", November 21, 1996
Item 16 "Environmental Art Discussion Tape no. 1", Undated
Item 17 "Eugene Levy Oral History", July 10, 1997
Item 18 "History, Context, Public Policy, Public Dialogues", July 2, 1997
Item 19 "History, Context, Public Policy, Public Dialogues", July 2, 1997
Item 20 "Homewood Montessori: Lois and Reiko's Visit Nine Mile Run AAA Ideas", Undated
Item 21 "Joe Robinson", September 16, 1996
Item 22 "Joel Tarr Interview", Undated
Item 23 "John Buck Soil/Slag Tour", August 2, 1997
Item 24 "John Oyler's Talk and First Half of Soil/Slag Discussion", August 2, 1997
Item 25 "John Oyler's Talk and Second Half of Soil/Slag Discussion", August 2, 1997
Item 26 "Minadeo Field Trip, Montessori, and Minadeo" April 7, 1998-June 10, 1998
Item 27 "Montessori Sumie", October 6, 1999
Item 28 "Nine Mile Run Conference on History/Context at the Irish Center", July 2, 1997
Item 29 "Nine Mile Run Conference on Public Policy at the Irish Center", July 2, 1997
Item 30 "Nine Mile Run DCNR Stream Walk", Undated
Item 31 "Nine Mile Run Development Public Hearing at St. Edmund's Academy in Squirrel Hill no. 1 of 3", March 27, 1997
Item 32 "Nine Mile Run Development Public Hearing at St. Edmund's Academy in Squirrel Hill no. 2 of 3", March 27, 1997
Item 33 "Nine Mile Run Development Public Hearing no. 3 of 3", March 27, 1997
Item 34 "Nine Mile Run Duck Hollow Gathering: John Buck Soil/Slag Walk, John Oyler Presentation at Swisshelm Park Community Center", August 2, 1997
Item 35 "Nine Mile Run Frick Evironment Opening Remarks", October 23, 1997
Item 36 "Nine Mile Run Frick Environmental Table no. 1", October 23, 1997
Item 37 "Nine Mile Run Frick Environmental Table no. 2", October 23, 1997
Item 38 "Nine Mile Run Frick Environmental Table no. 3", October 23, 1997
Item 39 "Nine Mile Run Habitat-Vegetation", August 2, 1997
Item 40 "Nine Mile Run History Video: Titles/Graphics", Undated
Item 41 "Nine Mile Run Main Disc", Undated
Item 42 "Nine Mile Run Montessori School Tour", Undated
Item 43 "Nine Mile Run Oral History Master Rough Edit", Undated
Item 44 "Nine Mile Run Panel Discussion", July 19, 1997
Item 45 "Nine Mile Run Public Access", August 2, 1997
Item 46 "Nine Mile Run Regulation and Reality", July 19, 1997
Item 47 "Nine Mile Run Slag", August 2, 1997
Item 48 "Nine Mile Run Sound Experiment", Undated
Item 49 "Nine Mile Run Storm Test Site no. 4", May 26, 199-
Item 50 "Nine Mile Run Stream Banks and Flood Plains", July 19, 1997
Item 51 "Nine Mile Run Stream Ecology", July 19, 1997
Item 52 "Nine Mile Run Upper Tour no. 4", Undated
Item 53 "Nine Mile Run URA City", December 13, 1990
Item 54 Unlabeled Undated
Item 55 Unlabeled, Undated
Item 56 "Presentation of Saturday Charette One of Two", October 16, 199-
Item 57 "Presentation of Saturday Charette Two of Two", October 16, 199-
Item 58 "R. Gangawere", Undated
Item 59 "RMI Intro", Undated
Item 60 "Robert Gangawere Oral history", July 21, 1997
Item 61 "Slag Group no. 1 Marchall Ebert Interview", January 1, 1997
Item 62 "Slag Heap with Chris Mark: Water on Path, Winter Scope", Undated
Item 63 "Squirrel Hill Coalition Open Space Meeting at the Rehab Center no. 1", September 10, 1997
Item 64 "Squirrel Hill Coalition Open Space Meeting at the Rehab Center no. 2", September 10, 1997

Box 10
Item 1 "Stream (Damaged)", Undated
Item 2 "Stream Remediation Workshop, Ann Riley (Close-Up) and Half Group Discussion", July 19, 1997
Item 3 "Stream Remediation Workshop, Ann Riley (Wide) and 20 mn. Group Discussion", July 19, 1997
Item 4 "Stream Remediation Workshop, Group Discussion and John Schrombert Part 2", Undated
Item 5 "Stream Remediation Workshop, John Schrombeck Upstream Tour", July 19, 1997
Item 6 "Stream Remediation Workshop, Local Experts Close-Ups", July 19, 1997
Item 7 "Stream Remediation Workshop, Local Experts Wide Shots", July 19, 1997
Item 8 "Stream Remediation Workshop, Stream Eco and Urb Pro, Stream Banks and Flood", July 19, 1997
Item 9 "Stream Remediation Workshop, Stream Walk with Tim", July 19, 1997
Item 10 "Swisshelm Park Community Center", April 3, 1997
Item 11 "Swisshelm Park Community Meeting no. 2", April 2, 1997
Item 12 "Swisshelm Park Community Meeting no. 3", April 2, 1997
Item 13 "Tim and Reiko", September 10, 199-
Item 14 "Vegetation and Habitat Environment Education Roundtable", August 2, 1997
Item 15 "Walk about Trail Focus", August 25, 1997
Item 16 "Wood Street Community Workshop no. 1", Undated
Item 17 "Wood Street Community Workshop no. 2", Undated
Item 18 "Wood Street Community Workshop no. 3", Undated
Item 19 "Wood Street Community Workshop no. 4", Undated
Item 20 "Wood Street Community Workshop no. 5", Undated
Item 21 "Wood Street Community Workshop no. 6", Undated
Item 22 "Wood Street Community Workshop no. 7", Undated

Subseries 4. Audio Tapes,

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains 59 audio-cassette tapes. Titles given here reflect the labeling on the original containers.


Box 11
Item 1 "Andrew/Nine Mile Run", 1997
Item 2 "Andrew/Nine Mile Run", 1997
Item 3 "Ann Riley Radio Interview"
Item 4 "BH Opening, Nine Mile Run"
Item 5 "Chris Craychee(?)", 1998
Item 6 "Dickson, Montessori Visiting Fall 1998 KDKA News"
Item 7 "Doug", 1998
Item 8 "Edgewood Final Presentation Quesions and Responses"
Item 9 "Eilleen Bell Cont./Joe Robinson Interview
Item 10 "Eilleen Bell Duck Hollow Rep.", 1996
Item 11 "Environmental Art Discussion tape no. 3"
Item 12 "History, Policy, and Context Workshop", 1997
Item 13 "History, Policy, and Context Workshop", 1997
Item 14 "Malcolm Mile", 1999
Item 15 "Nine MIle Run Eugene Levy Oral History", 1997
Item 16 "Nine Mile Run Frick Enivronmental Center Opening/Closing Remarks", 1997
Item 17 "Nine Mile Run Frick Environmental Center table no. 1"
Item 18 "Nine Mile Run Frick Environmental Center table no. 3"
Item 19 "Nine Mile Run Habitat and Vegetation Swisshelm Park Community Center", 1997
Item 20 "Nine Mile Run Main Discussion Swisshelm Park Community Center", 1997
Item 21 "Nine Mile Run Public Access Swisshelm Park Community Center", 1997
Item 22 Not labeled
Item 23 Not labeled
Item 24 Not labeled
Item 25 Not labeled
Item 26 "Paula Gun Allen"
Item 27 "Rich", 1998
Item 28 "RMI Discussion Hunter"
Item 29 "RMI Discussion Original"
Item 30 "RMI Discussion Policy Final"
Item 31 "RMI Discussion Sterrett Beverly and Dan"

Item 32
Item 32 "RMI Final Presentation 1", 1998
Item 33 "RMI Final Presentation 2", 1998
Item 34 "RMI Final Presentation Original"
Item 35 "Robert Gangawere Oral History", 1997
Item 36 "S. Clare Staples"
Item 37 "Slag, Soil, Habitat", 1997
Item 38 "Soil, Slag, Habitat", 1997
Item 39 "Soil, Slag, Habitat Advisory Meeting", 1997
Item 40 "Soil, Slag, Habitat Meeting", 1997
Item 41 "Stream"
Item 42 "Stream Remediation Workshop Ann Riley", 1997
Item 43 "Stream Remediation Workshop Group Discussion Stream Banks and Flood Plains", 1997
Item 44 "Stream Remediation Workshop Group Discussion Stream Ecology", 1997
Item 45 "Stream Remediation Workshop Group Discussion, Stream Banks, and Flood Plains", 1997
Item 46 "Stream RemediationWorkshop Local Extent Introduction of Approaches", 1997
Item 47 "Stream RemediationWorkshop, Stream Banks, a Flood Plain, and Regulation and Reality", 1997
Item 48 "Swisshelm Park Meeting", 1997
Item 49 "Tape Four Policy", 1998
Item 50 "Tape One"
Item 51 "Tape One"
Item 52 "Tape Two"
Item 53 "Tape Three"
Item 54 "Task Force Squirrel Hill Coalition", 1997
Item 55 "UDA Public Meeting", 1997
Item 56 "Water Tech no. 3", 1997
Item 57 "Water Tech", 1997
Item 58 "Water Tech", 1997
Item 59 "Western Pennsylvania Town Meeting", 1998

Subseries 5. Electronic Media,

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries consists of two CD's, 37 computer discs, and 68 zip discs. Titles given here reflect the labeling on the original containers.

Section: CD-Rom, 1999-2000


Box 11
Item 60 Disc – "Frick Old Aerials, City Park Aerials, Frick historical Plan, Old Frick Aerial PSD, and Where is this movie", 1999
Item 61 Disc – "Transforming Nine Mile Run", 2000

Section: Floppy Disks, c1996-2000

Item 62 "ACAD Images"
Item 63 "ACAD Images"
Item 64 "Audrey Aubrecht Frick Environmental Class"
Item 65 "Audrey Aubrecht Nature Walk Booklet"
Item 66 "Beck Beveridge Ramsey Elementary 3rd Grade AIU Module"
Item 67 "Bird List, Black, Floyd, CM Data for Frick Park and Environs"
Item 68 "Flow Data - Excel"
Item 69 "Hunter Park"
Item 70 "Met Museum Letter" 1997
Item 71 "Nine Bugs"
Item 72 "Nine Mile Run"
Item 73 "Nine Mile Run Business Plan"
Item 74 "Nine Mile Run Charette Documents produced" 1998
Item 75 "Nine Mile Run GIS Disk 1 of 2"
Item 76 "Nine Mile Run GIS Disk 2 of 2"
Item 77 "Nine Mile Run Heather Bellante gr. 4 Spring Hill"
Item 78 "Nine Mile Run John Meldon"
Item 79 Not Labeled
Item 80 Not Labeled
Item 81 Not Labeled
Item 82 Not Labeled
Item 83 Not Labeled
Item 84 Not Labeled
Item 85 Not Labeled
Item 86 Not Labeled
Item 87 "Orsanco/milepnt 4.3"
Item 88 "Reiko"
Item 89 "RMI"
Item 90 "Rose Reilly, Herb, Tim, Reiko"
Item 91 "Signs and Fonts T. Collins"
Item 92 "Sound Class P.R."
Item 93 "Sterrett.dxf"
Item 94 "Tabs"
Item 95 "Timothy Collins Sheraton Hotel 2817"
Item 96 "Peggy's Transect no. 1 Lotus 1-2-3"
Item 97 "Transect 2"
Item 98 "Wetlands Treatment Database"

Section: Zip Disks, c1996-2000


Box 12
Item 1 "1: Panorama, 18: Sustainable Open Space, 19: Forest Photos"
Item 2 "2: Aerial Photograph, 3: Map, 4: Trailer, 5: Philosophy, 13: Hop Tree"
Item 3 "5, 6: Graphs, 7: Biblio"
Item 4 "10: Water/Culvert, 11: Stream Reclamation, 12: Pittsburgh Map, 9: History in Context"
Item 5 "14: Background Picture, 16: Community Ecology"
Item 6 "15: Community Ecology Speaker, 17: 3-D Model, 6: Alt. Scene and Ecology "Progress", 7: History Olmsted, 8: History"
Item 7 "1200 DPI A. Carngeie R. Serra"
Item 8 "1200 DPI Carngeie Sculpture 500 DPI"
Item 9 "A. G. Trimble"
Item 10 "Aerial Photos Stream Rising Series"
Item 11 "Birds"
Item 12 "Bird Painting, Field Trip 1998, Dickson", 1998
Item 13 "Carnegie Mellon"
Item 14 "Children's Drawings"
Item 15 "Charlotte GIS"
Item 16 "Charette Back-up Suzy Final"
Item 17 "Chayora"
Item 18 "Chuck Tague Girl Scout Summer Workshop"
Item 19 "Current Website Travel Packet"
Item 20 "DCNR Final", 1998
Item 21 "ED Other Images MI-8 Final Tim Edits 12/18"
Item 22 "Education Gallery, Heinz, Reiko Tour"
Item 23 "Fall 1999 Class Visit
Item 24 "Fall 1999 Class Visit 2", 1999
Item 25 "Fall 1999 Class Visit 3", 1999
Item 26 "Final Project Sand Box"
Item 27 "Finished Photos 1938 02.13.01"
Item 28 "History"
Item 29 "History Images"
Item 30 "IBM Sign Disk"
Item 31 "IBM Talk Multi-Image Scans"
Item 32 "Images M-1 Urban Watershed"
Item 33 "JWS AAA Children's Museum"
Item 34 "Kirk's Images"
Item 35 "Mac Tranfers"
Item 36 "Minudeo"
Item 37 "Montessorri 1"
Item 38 "Montessori 2"
Item 39 "New Images, Book Images"
Item 40 "New Images 2"
Item 41 "New Images 3"
Item 42 "Nine Mile Run"
Item 43 "Nine Mile Run Archive and Back-ups"
Item 44 "Nine Mile Run Greenway Project"
Item 45 "Nine Mile Run Wood Street Announce"
Item 46 Not Labeled
Item 47 "Number 3: Stream, number 4: Community and Ecology"
Item 48 "Other ED Images M2-B
Item 49 "Panoramic"
Item 50 "Poster Suk/Brun"
Item 51 "Reiko Brownfield Life"
Item 52 "Reiko Powerpoint Manhattan Beach"
Item 53 "Reiko Slides"
Item 54 "Reiko Travel"
Item 55 "Rescan Slides 300 DPI"
Item 56 "RMI/Hunter Park"
Item 57 "RMI Sites"
Item 58 "Slide Images Picture Format"
Item 59 "Small Brewhouse Exhibition Pieces"
Item 60 "Suzy Meyer"
Item 61 "Suzy Meyer Enhanced Tiff"
Item 62 "Tim: Riverbank Export Anal."
Item 63 "Tim Collins SFCI Parts 1 and 2"
Item 64 "Tim Water/Hist Images"
Item 65 "Tim's Roadshow"
Item 66 "Water Video"
Item 67 "Wood Street Poster"
Item 68 "Workshop Digital Pictures Workshop 2"

Subseries 6. VHS, 1996-c2000

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains 44 VHS tapes that document the Nine Mile Run Greenway Project. Titles given here reflect the labeling on the original containers.


Box 13
Item 1 "A Walk in Slag" April 19, 1997
Item 2 "Akagi Nature Park" Undated
Item 3 "Ample Opportunity" June-August 1997
Item 4 "Ample Opportunity" June 1997
Item 5 "Ample Opportunity" July 19, 1997
Item 6 "Andropogon" Undated
Item 7 "Charette no. 2" Undated
Item 8 "CSO (Combined Sewer Overflow) Video" Undated
Item 9 "Dickson Montessori Visit" Fall 1998
Item 10 "Dry Slag Walk" Undated
Item 11 "Evaluating Nine Mile Run Education Program" Undated
Item 12 "Fecal Fountain" Undated
Item 13 "Fly Up Mon" July 27, 1999
Item 14 "Fly Up Mon Master" July 2, 1999
Item 15 "Fridg Act" Undated

Box 14
Item 1 "Helicopter Fly Up: Monongahela River and Nine Mile Run" 1999
Item 2 "KDKA News" January 21, 1999
Item 3 "Land Walk Nine Mile Run" Undated
Item 4 "Lois and Reiko's Visit to Homewood Montessori: AAA Ideas"
Item 5 "Mapping the Heap Video Documentation" 1997
Item 6 "Materials" Undated
Item 7 "Nine Mile Run Education Fragments (Cakeshia, Questions, and Musi)" Undated
Item 8 "Nine Mile Run Education Fragments (Transfer, Cakeshia)" Undated
Item 9 "Nine Mile Run History Project Final Cut" April 5, 1999
Item 10 "Nine Mile Run Meeting" December 15, 1995
Item 11 "Nine MIle Run Quadruple Exhibit Copy Water Too Loud" Undated
Item 12 "Nine Mile Run Tour" September 6, 1996
Item 13 "Nine Mile Run Walk 2" May 17, 1997
Item 14 "Nine Mile Run Wood Street Community Workshop" Undated
Item 15 "Riparian Forest Buffers" Undated

Box 15
Item 1 "RMI-Intro, Hunter Tour" Undated
Item 2 "RMI Charette no. 1: Introduction, Site Tour" Undated
Item 3 "Squirrel Hill Nine Mile Run Development Public Hearing Tape no. 1" March 27, 1997
Item 4 "Squirrel Hill Nine Mile Run Development Public Hearing Tape no. 2" March 27, 1997
Item 5 "Stream Walk Master" Undated
Item 6 "Stream Walk: Nine Mile Run" Undated
Item 7 "Swisshelm Park Community Meeting Tape no. 1" April 2, 1997
Item 8 "Up the Mon no. 1" May 11, 1999
Item 9 "Up the Mon no. 2" May 11, 1999
Item 10 "Up the Mon no. 3" May 11, 1999
Item 11 "Views of Nine Mile Run: A Landscape Transformed by Industry" Undated
Item 12 "Wood Street Nine Mile Run Community Workshop no. 1" Undated
Item 13 "Wood Street Nine Mile Run Community Workshop no. 2" Undated
Item 14 "Wood Street Nine Mile Run Community Workshop no. 3" Undated

Subseries XI. Maps, c1995-2000

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains maps that were used during the Nine Mile Run Greenway project. The "Ledger Sized" maps consist mainly of maps with their printed reports concerning population, waste water run-off, pedestrian routes, and tributaries related to the Nine Mile Run site. The oversized maps are housed in five separate file-folders. Of note is the neighborhoods map folder that shows the Nine Mile Run Greenway neighborhood borders and the municipality that is responsible for the various sections of the Nine Mile Run Greenway area. The neighborhoods portrayed include, but are not limited to, the City of Pittsburgh, Swissvale, Edgewood, and Wilkinsburg.

Box 16 Ledger-sized Maps, c1995-2000

Map-case 32-2
Folder 1 Oversized Maps -- Aerial
Folder 2 Oversized Maps -- Data Collected
Folder 3 Oversized Maps -- Neigborhoods
Folder 4-5 Oversized Maps -- Planning