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Collection Inventory

Series I. Office Files 1927-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

This is a collection of office files from the Nationality Rooms Program. Included are reports, policies, correspondence, related organizations, newsletters, and other materials relating to the day to day operation of the office.

Subseries 1. Reports, 1927-2009

Scope and Content Notes:

Staff meetings, annual reports, financial reports, and projections of the rooms from 1927 until the G-20 Summit in 2009. Documents in this subseries also include the University of Pittsburgh’s history and description of each individual Nationality Room.


Box 1
Folder 1 Staff Meeting Minutes 1972-1973
Folder 2 Staff Meeting Minutes 1973-1974
Folder 3 Staff Meeting Minutes 1975-1978
Folder 4 Staff Meeting Minutes 1978
Folder 5 Staff Meeting Minutes 1978-1980
Folder 6 Annual Reports 1970-1980
Folder 7 Annual Reports 1971-1977
Folder 8 Complete Cost of Finished Nationality Rooms 1927-1954
Folder 9 Rooms Cost Projections 1977
Folder 10 Program Ideas 1955-1965
Folder 11 Tour Statistics 1981-1983
Folder 12 Nationality Rooms Descriptions Post-1995
Folder 13 Room Descriptions Undated
Folder 14 Brief Descriptions Undated
Folder 15 University of Pittsburgh History 1945-1976
Folder 16 History Notes Undated
Folder 17 Union Election 1978
Folder 18 Old World American 1940s
Folder 19 Miscellaneous Reports 1946-1971
Folder 20 Miscellaneous Reports 1958-1970
Folder 21 Report to Chancellor 1946-1971
Folder 22 P.I.P. Info Area – Room & V.C. Settlement 1978
Folder 23 Responsibilities of NRIEP 1974
Folder 24 Nationality Rooms Sixtieth Anniversary 1987
Folder 25 PA Heritage Affairs Commission 1991
Folder 26 Grant PHMC Commission 2000
Folder 27 G-20 2009

Subseries 2. Policies and Procedures, 1960-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

A collection of the policies and procedures implemented in the Nationality Rooms throughout the years that enabled the program to flourish. Sample policies and procedures include: fundraising, deed of gift procedure, and the architectural guidelines for the rooms.

Folder 28 Policies for the Nationality Rooms 1974-2001
Folder 29 Policies for the Nationality Rooms 1966-1996
Folder 30 University Policies 1990-1993
Folder 31 Procedures 1938-1988
Folder 32 Standing Rules and Function of RMS 1977-1982
Folder 33 Fundraising Ideas and Procedures 1979-1982
Folder 34 Deed of Gift Procedure and Samples 1965
Folder 35 Architect Guidelines 1983-1999
Folder 36 Alumni Giving 1976-1979
Folder 37 Budget 1994-1995
Folder 38 Outdated Information Circa 1960-1975

Subseries 3. Correspondence, 1938-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries has the different types of correspondence throughout the Nationality Rooms’ office and committees. The types of correspondence include: use of the room, inquiries, new room inquiries, complaints, and in-office memos to name a few.

Folder 39 Nationality Council Correspondence 1938-1954
Folder 40 Nationality Council Correspondence 1949-1954
Folder 41 Card from the Polish Room 1959
Folder 42 Use of the Nationality Rooms 1994-2000
Folder 43 Nationality Council 1991, 2008
Folder 44 New Room Inquiries 1973
Folder 45 New Room Inquiries 1976-1980
Folder 46 New Rooms 1972-1980
Folder 47 Bulgarian Room 1976, 1981
Folder 48 Nationality Rooms Program 1972-1975
Folder 49 Nationality Rooms Program 1970-1971
Folder 50 Nationality Rooms Program 1971-1976

Box 2
Folder 51 Nationality Rooms Program 1966-1985
Folder 52 Memos on Committees 1954-1963
Folder 53 Memos on Committees 1955-1957
Folder 54 Chinese Historical Society of America 1970
Folder 55 Courthouse Gallery/Forum 1978-1980
Folder 56 Van Dusen Memos 1972-1981
Folder 57 Complaints 1974-1991
Folder 58 Complaints 1992-2011
Folder 59 Complaints 1976-1977
Folder 60 Public Relations 1977-1981
Folder 61 Frank A. Zabrosky 1968-1969
Folder 62 Obituaries 1962-1974
Folder 63 Obituaries 1974-1983
Folder 64 Obituaries 1962-2012
Folder 65 Sympathy 1973-1983
Folder 66 Testimonials 1973
Folder 67 Inter-Office Memos 1971-1979
Folder 68 Inter-Office Memos 1970-1971
Folder 69 Inter-Office Memos 1966-1968
Folder 70 Staff Memos 1986-1998
Folder 71 Miller, Donald 1972-2004
Folder 72 Pitt Informal Program 1978-1979
Folder 73 Office of Urban and Community Services 1975
Folder 74 Physical Plant 1980-1981
Folder 75 References 1969-1980
Folder 76 Foreign Festival Customs Undated
Folder 77 American Association of Museums 1986-1988
Folder 78 PA Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations 1998-2011
Folder 79 Pittsburgh Foundation 2001
Folder 80 Museum Grant 2004
Folder 81 Postcards with Script 1978
Folder 82 Pathfinders 2007-2009
Folder 83 Mongolian Higher Education Project 1993-1994

Subseries 4. Facility Management, 1962-2011

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains the documents pertaining to the physical maintenance and management of the facilities. This includes the individual Nationality Rooms and the Cathedral of Learning in general.

Folder 84 Annual Maintenance Tour 2008-2010
Folder 85 Annual Maintenance Tour 2004-2008
Folder 86 Annual Maintenance Tour 2003-2005
Folder 87 Floor Care 1975-1986
Folder 88 Exterior Soot Removal 2007-2010
Folder 89 Commons Room Custodial Requests 1977
Folder 90 Cathedral of Learning Custodial Requests 2007-2011
Folder 91-92 Smoking Policies, 1967-1996
Folder 93 Vandalism and Bomb Threats 1979
Folder 94 Nationality Rooms Thefts 1962-1977
Folder 95 Security Reports 1962-1985
Folder 96-97 Space 1974-1980
Folder 98 Space Management/Accounting & Analysis 1984-1997
Folder 99 Furniture 2009
Folder 100 Furniture Loans 1978-1979

Box 3
Folder 101 Facilities Management 1994-2008
Folder 102 Elevator and Third Floor Access 1987-1994
Folder 103 Electronic Upgrades 2006
Folder 104 Lighting Maintenance 1994-2006
Folder 105 Lighting Maintenance 1997-1999
Folder 106 Chinese Lighting Fixtures 1993
Folder 107-111 Markers for Classrooms, 2004-2007
Folder 112 Historic Marker 2007
Folder 113 Room Signs 1986-2009

Subseries 5. Complementary Facilities, 1951-2009

Scope and Content Notes:

A subseries of documents in regards to facilities which are administered by the Nationality Rooms Program.

Folder 114 1209 Cathedral of Learning 1980-1984
Folder 115 1228 Cathedral of Learning History 1992-1998
Folder 116 1228 Cathedral of Learning History 1996
Folder 117 1228 Cathedral of Learning History 1983-1992
Folder 118 12th Floor Cathedral of Learning History and Policies 1951-2009
Folder 119 12th Floor Cathedral of Learning History and Policies 2004-2005
Folder 120 Information Center 1969-1971
Folder 121-122 Visitor’s Center 1972-1975
Folder 123 Visitor’s Center 1979-1980
Folder 124 Visitor Information Center 1978-1982
Folder 125 Garden Proposal and Memos 1993-2003
Folder 126 Nationality Rooms Garden 1993-1998
Folder 127-130 Gift Center Remodeling Project, 2003-2011

Subseries 6. Facilities with Historical Significance within the University, 1966-2011

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries focuses on the facilities that are not officially affiliated with the Nationality Rooms Program, but are administrated by the University of Pittsburgh.


Box 4
Folder 131-132 Heinz Memorial Chapel 1991-2001
Folder 133 Heinz Memorial Chapel 1972-1991
Folder 134-136 Stephen Foster 1966-1985
Folder 137 Stephen Foster Date Requests 1990-1996
Folder 138 Stephen Foster New Policy 1982
Folder 139 Log Cabin 1987-2000
Folder 140 P.I.P. Downtown Info. Center 1980-1981
Folder 141 Frick Fine Arts 1991-2010

Subseries 7. Similar Organizations, 1973-1995

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries looks at the other programs similar to the University of Pittsburgh’s Nationality Rooms. Focus is placed upon Cleveland Ethnic Rooms, Wayne State University, sister-city Scheffield, and Nationality Rooms elsewhere in the 1990’s.

Folder 142 Cleveland Ethnic Rooms 1979-1980
Folder 143 Wayne State University 1973-1982
Folder 144 Sister City Sheffield 1981
Folder 145 Nationality Rooms Efforts Elsewhere 1993, 1995

Subseries 8. Newsletters, 1990-2003

Scope and Content Notes:

A collection of the newsletters sent out by the Nationality Rooms Office regarding the rooms. Topics range from Room history, scholarships, publicity, and events.

Folder 146 1990-1993
Folder 147 1993-1997
Folder 148 1997-2000
Folder 149 2001-2003

Subseries 9. Websites, 2003-2006

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries is a collection that focuses on the websites created by the Nationality Rooms Office or the Rooms individually. Documents include memos, printed screenshots, and emails.

Folder 150 Website 2003-2006

Subseries 10. Architectural Drawings, 1940-1998

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries has some of the architectural drawings and sketches for the Nationality Rooms as well as other rooms under the direction of the Nationality Rooms Office.

Folder 151 3rd Floor Floor Plans 1989-1994
Folder 152 3rd Floor Floor Plans 1994
Folder 153 12th Floor Floor Plans 1993, 1997
Folder 154 Nationality Rooms Floor Plans 1947-1948
Folder 155 1st Floor Floor Plans Circa 1970s
Folder 156 1st Floor Floor Plans Circa 1940s-1970s
Folder 157 Facility Floor Plans and Policies 1980-1988
Folder 158 Japanese Room Architectural Drawings 1971
Folder 159 Armenian Room Architectural Drawings 1981

Contains architectural drawings and sketches for the following rooms: Croghan-Schenley, Welsh, Romanian, Hungarian, Scottish, Yugoslav, Swedish, Chinese, Czechoslovak, Norwegian, Polish, Italian, English, French, German, Russian, Syria-Lebanon and Armenian Rooms. Also several drawings for room 124 Cathedral (Executive Offices).

Box 6 Oversized Drawings 2

Contains architectural drawings and sketches for the Ukranian and Armenian Classrooms and 3 copies of the Bowman Calligraphy.

Subseries 11. Other files, 1995-2002

Scope and Content Notes:

A collection of files with topics that were of interests to the Director.


Box 4
Folder 160 Max Vanka Murals 1995-1997

Series II. Scholarship Files 1957-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

A collection of the scholarships given out by the Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Program throughout the years. Reports by students who received the scholarships and who the scholarships are in honor of is also within this collection. This series also contains photographic materials.

Subseries 1. Scholarship Reports and Evaluations, 1957-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries focuses on the reports given by the scholarship winners, Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Program. Correspondence, progress reports, finished reports, and photographic materials make up the bulk of this collection.


Box 5
Folder 161 Summer Study Abroad Prgogram Survey 1969
Folder 162 Summer Study Abroad Prgogram Survey 1969
Folder 163 Summer Study Abroad Prgogram Survey 1969
Folder 164 Organization for the Foreign Visitor and Student in Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.A 1958
Folder 165 Helen Pool Rush Grant – Rachel E. Kloock 1999
Folder 166 Africa Room Nationality Scholarship Award – Rebecca Stroup (Rwanguba) 2002
Folder 167 Nationality Rooms Committee and Women’s International Club – Heather H. Kiraly 2001
Folder 168 Amy Erica Smith 2007
Folder 169 Keith Williams (Uraguay) 1996
Folder 170 Dan Bisbee (Scotland) 2010
Folder 171 Sera W. Kariuki (Kenya) 1997
Folder 172 Eugene Manasterski Memorial Ukrainian Room Research Grant – Kumen R. Call 2003
Folder 173 Oksana Doroshkevich (Ukraine) 2003
Folder 174 Abigail Chua, Medical Research in Philippines Poster 2008
Folder 175 Ruth Crawford Mitchell Memorial Award – Adrienne R. Washington (Caribbean nations) 2008
Folder 176 Center for Latin American Studies Field Trip – Monica Faust (Brazil) 2001
Folder 177 Rachel Kloock (Mexico) 1999
Folder 178 Miscellaneous Items 1967-1980
Folder 179 Charles Elliot Scholarship Mate 1957-1958
Folder 180 Elanore K. Shenesky – Fred Schaefer Memorial Scholarship 1966
Folder 181 Carolyn J.P. Shaw – Stanton C. Crawford Scholarship 1966
Folder 182 John S. Ruskay – “S” Award 1966
Folder 183 Beverly Reifman – Frederic Schaefer Memorial Scholarship 1965
Folder 184 Susan E. Scott – French Committee Scholarship 1965, 1965-1969
Folder 185 Gladys Flesher – Vira Heinz Award 1957, 1957-1958
Folder 186 Richard A. Moore – Italian Award 1958
Folder 187 Maye Rattner – Student Hostess Award 1958
Folder 188 Louis Sprajcar – Norwegian Award 1958
Folder 189 Marcia H. Getting – Vira Heinz Award 1958
Folder 190 Joseph J. Fitzharris – EMITT Award 1958
Folder 191 Esther J. Mishelevich – French Award 1958
Folder 192 Award Program – General 1957
Folder 193 1958 Final Reports 1957-1958
Folder 194 Student Award Program 1965
Folder 195 Study Abroad Evaluation 1976

Subseries 2. Scholarship Information, 1969-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

A collection regarding the scholarships given out by the Nationality Rooms and the Office of Cultural Education Exchange. This collection also focuses on those whose names are honored by the scholarships. News clippings, photographic materials, published materials for publicity, correspondence, and obituaries of those involved are the types of documents that make up the bulk of this collection.

Folder 196 Kosciuszko Foundation 1969-1982
Folder 197 Sir William Radcliffe Award and Biography Information 1969-1983
Folder 198 James W. Knox 1977-1982
Folder 199 James Knox Scholarship Fund 1995-2003
Folder 200 Tsui Endowment – New York Contact 1978-1986
Folder 201 John Tsui 1982-2010
Folder 202 Rosemund Fund 1974
Folder 203 Prostrednik 1977-1981
Folder 204 Savina S. Skewis – Memorial Service 1993
Folder 205 Savina S. Skewis Endowment 1987
Folder 206 Savina S. Skewis - General 1965-1993
Folder 207 Helen Pool Rush 1965-2007
Folder 208 Vira I. Heinz 1983-2005

Box 6
Folder 209 Ivan Santa-Cruz 1994-2003
Folder 210 David L. Lawrence Award 1981-2010
Folder 211 Ruth Crawford Mitchell 1975-2011
Folder 212 Ruth Crawford Mitchell Scholarship Fund 1991-2007
Folder 213 Ruth Crawford Mitchell Scholarship Fund 1980-1990
Folder 214 Education Exchange Endowment Fund 1958
Folder 215 Endowments 2005
Folder 216 Caryl M. Kline 2002-2009
Folder 217 Caryl M. Kline Scholarship 2002-2006
Folder 218 John Heinz Scholarship Endowment Fund 1991
Folder 219 E. Maxine Bruhns Scholarship 2005-2008
Folder 220 Shiono Scholarship 2009-2011
Folder 221 McGunagle Award 2007-2012
Folder 222 Italian 1986-1992
Folder 223 Slater, Frank and Vilma 1993
Folder 224 Blatt Endowment 1996-1997
Folder 225 Brown, Dorothy Bradley 1998-2007
Folder 226 Brown P.T. Award 1998-2008
Folder 227 Starrett, Charles and Agnes 1982-1989
Folder 228 Kessler, Friedl 1998
Folder 229 Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt Scholarship 1979-2008
Folder 230 Stadnick, Mary 1993-1995
Folder 231 Scholarship – Publicity 1998-2007
Folder 232 Rukavina, Miles (Mr. and Mrs.) 1980-1983
Folder 233 Dravo 1998

Series III. Events 1942-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains documents, photographs, and other materials that reflect the various events that took place at, or were related to, the Nationality Rooms. Types of events include: a Christmas and Holiday Open House, Nationality Room dedications, foreign ambassador visits, the celebration of the United States of America’s Bicentennial, and more.

Subseries 1. Bicentennial of the United States of America 1974-1983

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries documents the city of Pittsburgh’s celebration of the Bicentennial of the United States of America. Included are correspondence and meeting minutes regarding the celebrations, as well as a history of the Cathedral of Learning.

Folder 234 Bicentennial Committee 1975-1976
Folder 235 Presentation of History of Cathedral of Learning Given by E.M. Bruhns 1983
Folder 236-237 Pittsburgh Bicentennial Events 1975-1981
Folder 238 Tourism Advisory Board Meetings 1974-1975

Subseries 2. VIP Visitors 1973-1982

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries is devoted to the various visitors that the University of Pittsburgh has welcomed, most of which toured the Nationality Rooms during their stay. VIPs include ambassadors from Greece, the United Nations, and Norway; the Swedish Consul; Polish Head of State; and Lord Mayor of Sheffield.

Folder 239 VIPs 1974-1982
Folder 240 Food Editors Visit 1982
Folder 241 Cameroon Visitor, African Heritage Classroom Committee 1982
Folder 242 American Debate Team, Russian Room 1982
Folder 243 Lord Mayor of Sheffield 1981
Folder 244 American Society of Interior Designers Tour 1981
Folder 245 Greek Ambassador John A. Tzounis 1981
Folder 246 American Orff-Schulwerk Association 1980
Folder 247 Mayor of Lucca 1980
Folder 248 Scottish Room VIPs 1979
Folder 249 Mayor’s Conference 1979
Folder 250 People's Republic of China, Minister of Metallurgic Industries 1979
Folder 251 Japanese Room, Osaka Chamber Of Commerce 1978
Folder 252 Russian VIPs 1978
Folder 253 Swedish Consul General 1977
Folder 254 United Nations Ambassadors Visit Correspondence 1977
Folder 255 United Nations Ambassadors Visit Publicity 1977
Folder 256 Norwegian Ambassador 1977
Folder 257 Visit of Polish Head of State 1974
Folder 258 U.S. Steel Christmas Choral Festival 1973
Folder 259 French Ambassador Morot-Sir Visit 1967

Subseries 3. Anniversaries 1966-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries documents anniversaries celebrated by the Nationality Rooms and Cathedral of Learning, primarily through correspondence, photographs, and event programs.


Box 7
Folder 260 Cathedral of Learning Anniversary 2012
Folder 261 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Historic Marker 2004-2006
Folder 262 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Thank You Comments and Photo CD 2006
Folder 263 Nationality Rooms Program 80th Anniversary Hillman Library Exhibit 2006
Folder 264 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary 2006
Folder 265 Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs 80th Anniversary Celebration 2006
Folder 266-267 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary 2006
Folder 268 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Invitation Design 2006
Folder 269 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Invitation Recipients 2006
Folder 270 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Labels 2002-2006
Folder 271 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary Program, Proclamation and Dance Groups 2006
Folder 272 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Planning Logistics 2006
Folder 273 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Cookies 2006
Folder 274 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Cookie Table 2006
Folder 275 Nationality Rooms 80th Anniversary, Post-Event Feedback 2006
Folder 276 Women's International Club 50th Anniversary, Winners Questionnaire 1989
Folder 277 Nationality Rooms 50th Anniversary 1976
Folder 278 Nationality Rooms 50th Anniversary 1975-1976
Folder 279 Nationality Rooms 50th Anniversary 1976
Folder 280 Nationality Rooms 50th Anniversary Mailing Lists 1971-1976
Folder 281 Nationality Rooms 50th Anniversary 1976
Folder 282 Nationality Rooms 40th Anniversary, Correspondence 1966-1967
Folder 283 Nationality Rooms 40th Anniversary Mailing Lists 1966
Folder 284 Nationality Rooms 40th Anniversary 1966

Subseries 4. Holiday and Open House 1942-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries is a collection of materials that relate to the Holiday and Open House Events that took place within the Cathedral of Learning and Nationality Rooms. Files include correspondence, promotional materials, publicity, photographs, requests for rooms, floor plans for the events, programs, event time slots, and committee lists.

Folder 285 Christmas Carols Undated
Folder 286 Christmas Languages 2003
Folder 287 Christmas 2001
Folder 288 Christmas in Many Languages, “Merry Christmas” 1978-1993
Folder 289 Open House, General 1982-2012
Folder 290 Holiday Rooms Write Ups Undated
Folder 291 Christmas in Nationality Rooms Nations Undated
Folder 292 Christmas Information 2001
Folder 293 Open House Publicity 2011
Folder 294 Christmas Information Publicity Packets 1993
Folder 295 News Releases: Yearly Christmas Open House 1983-1996
Folder 296 Christmas Publicity 1992
Folder 297 Open House Publicity 1980-1995

Box 8
Folder 298 Christmas Publicity 1972-1983
Folder 299 Christmas Decorating 1998-2008
Folder 300 Holiday Open House 2008
Folder 301 Holiday Open House 2006-2007
Folder 302 Decorating Day 2006-2007
Folder 303 Holiday Open House 2005
Folder 304 Decorating Day 2004-2005
Folder 305 Undecorating Day 2004-2005
Folder 306 Holiday Open House 2004
Folder 307 Decorating Day 1993-2004
Folder 308-309 Open House 2003
Folder 310 Decorating Day 2003
Folder 311 Undecorating Day 2003
Folder 312 Open House 2002-2003
Folder 313 Decorating Day 2002
Folder 314 Undecorating Day 2001-2002
Folder 315 Open House 2001
Folder 316 Decorating Day 2001
Folder 317 Holiday Open House 2000-2001
Folder 318 Decorating Day 2000
Folder 319 Undecorating Day 1999-2000
Folder 320 Open House 1999
Folder 321 Decorating Day 1999
Folder 322 Christmas Open House 1997-1998
Folder 323 Undecorating Day 1997-1998
Folder 324 Menu Cover for Open House 1998
Folder 325 Open House 1997
Folder 326 Open House, Decorating, and Undecorating Day 1996
Folder 327 Open House 1995
Folder 328 Holiday Decorating and Open House 1994
Folder 329 Open House and Decorating Day 1993-1994
Folder 330 Christmas Open House 1992-1993
Folder 331 Christmas 1991
Folder 332 Christmas Luncheon 1990

Box 9
Folder 333 Christmas Open House 1989
Folder 334 Christmas 1988
Folder 335 Christmas 1987
Folder 336 Christmas 1986
Folder 337 Christmas 1985
Folder 338 Christmas, Greek Room 1984-1985
Folder 339 Christmas, English Room 1983
Folder 340 Christmas 1983-1984
Folder 341 Christmas, Finnish Room 1981-1982
Folder 342 Christmas, German Room 1981
Folder 343 Christmas 1980
Folder 344 Christmas, Lithuanian Room 1971-1980
Folder 345 Christmas, Romanian Room 1978
Folder 346 Christmas, Greek Room 1976-1977
Folder 347 Christmas, Yugoslavian Room 1976
Folder 348 Christmas, Hungarian Room 1975
Folder 349 Christmas, Scottish Room 1974
Folder 350 Christmas 1973
Folder 351 Christmas, English Room 1972-1975
Folder 352 Christmas 1971
Folder 353 Christmas 1970
Folder 354 Christmas, Polish Room 1969-1970
Folder 355 Christmas 1968
Folder 356 Christmas 1967
Folder 357 Christmas 1966
Folder 358 Christmas 1965
Folder 359 Christmas 1964-1965
Folder 360 Christmas 1963
Folder 361 Christmas 1962
Folder 362 Christmas 1961
Folder 363 Christmas 1960
Folder 364 Christmas 1958-1959
Folder 365 Christmas 1957-1958
Folder 366 Christmas 1957
Folder 367 Christmas 1942-1957

Subseries 5. Event Committee Member Lists Bulk, 2000-2010 1976-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries is comprised of committee member lists for each of the Nationality Rooms, which often include member names and contact information. There is also some correspondence regarding committee member changes.

Folder 368 Membership Lists 2002-2010
Folder 369 African Heritage Membership List 1991-2007
Folder 370 Armenian Membership List c.2010
Folder 371 Austrian Membership List c.2010
Folder 372 Chinese Committee Bulk, 1966-2004 1966-2004, c.2010
Folder 373 Czechoslovak Committee c.2010
Folder 374 Danish Membership 2010
Folder 375 English Committee Membership 1976-2010
Folder 376 Finnish Committee Membership 2010
Folder 377 French Committee Membership c.2010
Folder 378 German Committee Membership 2000-2010
Folder 379 Greek Committee Membership 2010
Folder 380 Hungarian Membership List c.2010
Folder 381 Indian Membership List c.2010
Folder 382 Irish Membership List c.2010
Folder 383 Israeli Heritage Membership List c.2010
Folder 384 Italian Committee Members 1997-2010
Folder 385 Latin American Membership List c.2010
Folder 386 Lithuanian Membership List c.2010
Folder 387 Norwegian Membership List c.2010
Folder 388 Russian Membership List c.2010
Folder 389 Swiss Membership List 2010-2011
Folder 390 Scandinavian Society in Western Pennsylvania Membership List 2003-2010
Folder 391 Turkish Membership List c.2010
Folder 392 Turkish Alumnus 2001
Folder 393 Welsh Membership List 2010
Folder 394 Women’s International Committee Membership List 2000-2010
Folder 395 Yugoslav Membership c.2010

Subseries 6. Additional Events 1960-2011

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains correspondence, photographs, and publicity materials for a variety of one-time events that took place at the Cathedral of Learning, Nationality Rooms, or at institutions related in some fashion to the Nationality Rooms. Classroom dedications, classroom materials auction, presentation guides, exhibits, and other events are represented.

Folder 396 Special Events 2010-2011
Folder 397 Welsh Room Dedication 2008
Folder 398 Hillman Library Display Case 1983-2007
Folder 399 Auction 2001
Folder 400 Nationality Rooms Catalog 2001
Folder 401 Lace Day 1993-1994
Folder 402 Frick Fine Arts Museum 1984-1989
Folder 403 David Lawrence Memorial Award Luncheon 1981-1989
Folder 404 Slide Presentation 1970-1989
Folder 405 Slide Presentation: Orders 1979-1985
Folder 406 Slide Presentation: Script, Care of, How to give 1980-1984
Folder 407 Slide Presentations 1983-1984
Folder 408 Ethnic Arts Project, Kent State University 1981
Folder 409 Ethnic Music Festival 1981
Folder 410 Visitor Center Display 1976-1980
Folder 411 Hunt Botanical Exhibit 1979-1980
Folder 412 Annual Giving Fund 1977-1979
Folder 413 Urban 13 1978
Folder 414 Robert Morris College and International Newsletter 1974-1976
Folder 415 Unitarian Church 1973
Folder 416 William Hung, Scroll Presentation 1973
Folder 417 David L. Lawrence Hall Floor Plan and Dedication 1960-1971

Series IV. Publicity 1937-2011

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains publicity materials regarding the Nationality Rooms, Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, and City of Pittsburgh. Materials include local, national and international newspapers, newsletters, pamphlets, books, magazines, and correspondence.

Subseries 1. Newsletters 1959-2009

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries is a collection of the newsletters published and distributed by the Nationality Rooms program. A Nationality Room was highlighted for each publication.


Box 10
Folder 418 Newsletters 1959-1975
Folder 419 Newsletters 1975-1984
Folder 420 Newsletters 1985-1995
Folder 421 Newsletters 1996-2003
Folder 422 Newsletters 2003-2009

Subseries 2. Cathedral of Learning Publicity 1937-2011

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries documents publicity regarding the Cathedral of Learning. Information concerning the building’s funding, construction, completion, room dedications, ghost stories, and publications regarding the Cathedral of Learning and Nationality Rooms compose this subseries.

Folder 423 Nationality Rooms Book Undated
Folder 424 Blue and Gold Building Undated
Folder 425 Secrets of the Cathedral of Learning 2009-2011
Folder 426 Cathedral of Learning History 1979-2010
Folder 427 Cathedral of Learning Publicity ca. 1937-2010
Folder 428 Cathedral of Learning DVD 2008
Folder 429 Nationality Rooms History 19938-2003
Folder 430 History Channel 1997-1998
Folder 431 Cathedral of Learning News Articles 1970-1985
Folder 432 Geise Proposal 1974
Folder 433 Presentation of the Scottish, German, Swedish, and Russian Rooms 1938

Subseries 3. General Publicity 1949-2009

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains general publicity regarding the Nationality Rooms and the City of Pittsburgh. Correspondence for one-time events; news stories from local, national, and international sources; magazines; and room dedications are found within this subseries.

Folder 434 Newspapers, Language Undated
Folder 435 Heinz Chapel Undated
Folder 436 Publicity, December 2009
Folder 437 Publicity, November 2009
Folder 438 Publicity, October 2009
Folder 439 Publicity, September 2009
Folder 440 Publicity, August 2009
Folder 441 Publicity, June 2009
Folder 442 Publicity, May 2009
Folder 443 Publicity, April 2009
Folder 444 Publicity, March 2009
Folder 445 Publicity, January 2009
Folder 446 Publicity, December 2008
Folder 447 Publicity, November 2008
Folder 448 Publicity, October 2008
Folder 449 Publicity, September 2008
Folder 450 Publicity, August 2008
Folder 451 Publicity, July 2008
Folder 452 Publicity, June 2008
Folder 453 Publicity, May 2008

Box 11
Folder 454 Publicity, April 2008
Folder 455 Publicity, March 2008
Folder 456 Publicity, February 2008
Folder 457 Publicity, January 2008
Folder 458 Moscow State University 2003-2006
Folder 459 Publicity Magazines 1998-2004
Folder 460 Carnegie Magazine 1975
Folder 461 Pittsburgh Publicity 1949-1969