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Subseries 3. Dedications/Groundbreakings, 1956-1992

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains 16 audio recordings of dedications or groundbreakings of the University of Pittsburgh’s landmarks and facilities from 1956-1992. Highlights include groundbreaking ceremonies for the Law School as well as the dedication of notable buildings, such as the Cathedral of Learning.


Box 1
Cassette 3 Dedication of Cathedral of Learning - Speaker - Chancellor John G. Bowman, March 8, 1956 (2.0 cassette tapes)

Box 15
Reel 173 Dedication of Cathedral of Learning - Speaker - John G. Bowman, March 8, 1956 (1.0 reel-to-reel; 7")

Box 7
Reel 57 Dedication of David L. Lawrence Hall, June 17, 1971 (1.0 reel-to-reel; 7")

Box 8
Reel 64 Dedication of Mervis Hall, October 8, 1972 (1.0 reel-to-reel; 5")

Box 11
Cassette 91 Key Presentation - New Science Facility, January 31, 1974 (1.0 cassette tape)
Reel 98 Central Field Plaza Dedication, November 11, 1974 (1.0 reel-to-reel; 7")
Reel 96 Dedication of Tryon Library, May 16, 1976 (1.0 reel-to-reel; 7")
Cassette 111 Cathedral Slate Dedication, June 15, 1976 (1.0 cassette tape)
Cassette 119 Judge Horner Brown Dedication, March 3, 1978 (3.0 cassette tapes)

Box 8
Reel 67 Law School Groundbreaking Ceremony, November 3, 1973 (1.0 reel-to-reel; 7")

Box 12
Cassette 130 Victoria Building Dedication Ceremony, October 18, 1978 (1.0 cassette tape)
Cassette 131 Forbes Quadrangle Dedication Ceremony, October 19, 1978 (1.0 cassette tape)
Cassette 132 Forbes Residence Hall Dedication Ceremony, October 20, 1978 (1.0 cassette tape)
Cassette 137 Dedication of Croghan-Schenley Room, February 1982 (1.0 cassette tape)

Box 28
Cassette 311 Sutherland Hall Dedication Ceremony, September 2, 1992 (1.0 cassette tape)

Box 12
Cassette 135 Dedication of Langley Aerodome, undated (1.0 cassette tape)
WPU Grand Opening Dedication, September 7, 1983