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Collection Inventory

Series I. Economics and History of Immigration Courses 1926-1927

Scope and Content Notes:

Series I contains the lecture notes for Mitchell's Economics 9 and 10 courses and her History of Immigration course. These courses were taught in 1926 and 1927. The majority of the folders in this series contain articles and lecture notes. Series I also contains information on the Civil Affairs Specialist Training Program, which was held at Pitt in 1943. This program taught military personnel about foreign languages and customs.


Box 1
Folder 1 History of Immigration
Folder 2 Correspondence and class
Folder 3 Case histories of immigrants
Folder 4 Assimilation course
Folder 5 Lecture notes and articles on nationality and language
Folder 6 Lecture notes on prehistoric man and migrations
Folder 7 Lecture notes re: immigration 1882-1918; extracts of articles on immigrants; lecture notes for period 1918-24.
Folder 8 Lecture notes on international aspects of immigration
Folder 9 Restrictive immigration to the U.S.
Folder 10 Student reactions to course on History of Immigration.
Folder 11 Outline and lecture notes for nationality courses
Folder 12 Civil Affairs Specialist Training Program

Series II. The Pittsburgh Pact and Czechoslovakian History 1928-1960

Scope and Content Notes:

Series II concerns the Pittsburgh Pact and the role Pittsburgh played in Czechoslovakian History. The Pact was a paper drawn up in Pittsburgh in 1918 by representatives of Slovak and Czech organizations in the United States, including the Slovak League, the Czech National Alliance and the Alliance of Czech Nationalities in the presence of Thomas Masaryk, Chairman of the Czecho-Slovak National Council. He was later President of Czechoslovakia. The series contains copies of the pact as well as information on the role Pittsburgh played in bringing the Czech Republic and Slovakia together.

Folder 13 Copy in Czech and English of the wording of the pact.
Folder 14 Journal articles.
Folder 15 Typescripts of articles on the Pittsburgh Pact and Czechoslovakia.
Folder 16 Correspondence and memoranda regarding the Pact and the establishment of Czechoslovakia.
Folder 17 Mitchell's handwritten notes
Folder 18 Correspondence and manuscripts.

Series III. Personal Papers 1914-1980

Scope and Content Notes:

Series III concerns Mitchell's personal papers. These papers include ten photographic albums, and a notebook of her expectations for her household staff. The series includes Mitchell's notes and a copy of her book on Alice Carrigue Masaryk as well as two of her diaries.

Folder 19 Chancellor's medal citation.
Folder 20 Program for dinner honoring Ruth C. Mitchell.
Folder 21 Phi Beta Kappa certificate presented to Ruth Mitchell.
Folder 22 Citation by UNRRA.
Folder 23 Conferring of Honorary Degree - Doctor of Humanities.
Folder 24 Citation presented when leaving first job at national YMCA and correspondence.

Box 2
Folder 25 Citations and awards.
Folder 26 Yearbook, transcript, and correspondence.
Folder 27 Publications.
Folder 28 Ruth C. Mitchell Diary, February-June 1919
Folder 29 Ruth C. Mitchell Diary, July-September 1919
Folder 30 Ruth C. Mitchell Masaryk Materials
Folder 31 Photo album, hand bound leather with personal pictures, 1952-1983
Folder 32 J.B. Priestley, Delight. New York: Harper Brothers, 1949.
Folder 33 Robert Bridges. The Spirit of Man. New York: Longmans Green Co., 1919.
Folder 34 Ruth Crawford Mitchell. Alice Carrigue Masaryk, 1879-1966. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1979.
Folder 34a Report of the Commission on First Generation Americans - Manuscript

Series IV. Immigration 1920-1940

Scope and Content Notes:

Series IV concerns immigration to the United States during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. Included in the series is a notebook Mitchell compiled at an international immigration conference and a notebook for her lectures on immigration. The scrapbooks listed under FF 37 through FF 39 contain articles on immigrants clipped from newspapers.

Folder 35 Census - United States Population 1920
Folder 36 Census - United States Population, 1930 1940
Volume 37 Scrapbook
Volume 38 Scrapbook
Volume 39 Scrapbook

Series V. Countries and Nationalities 1914-1930

Scope and Content Notes:

Series V concerns various countries and ethnic groups. Mitchell was an avid reader and often kept articles concerning foreign countries and their citizens. The folders in this series, organized alphabetically by country, contain articles, pamphlets, papers and correspondence about these different places and groups.


Box 3
Folder 40 Armenia - General
Folder 41 Canada-General
Folder 42 China
Folder 43 China - General
Folder 44 China - Manchuria
Folder 45 Croatia - General
Folder 46 Czechs - General Characteristics
Folder 47 Czechoslovakia
Folder 48 Czechoslovak
Folder 49 Europe - Central
Folder 50 Foreign Language Publications - USA
Folder 51 Greek - General
Folder 52 Italy - General
Folder 53 Japan - General
Folder 54 Jewish Nationality Group - General
Folder 55 Lithuania - General
Folder 56 Hungary
Folder 57 Hungary Correspondence
Folder 58 Hungary - Notes
Folder 59 Hungary
Folder 60 Mexico - General
Folder 61 Near East
Folder 62 Norway - General
Folder 63 Poland - General
Folder 64 Roumania - General
Folder 65 Russia - General
Folder 66 Scandinavian Countries
Folder 67 Serbia - General
Folder 68 Slovenia - General
Folder 69 Jugoslav
Folder 70 Yugoslavia - General
Folder 71 Slovak - General
Folder 72 Slovak Department in American Institute in Prague
Folder 73 Sweden - General
Folder 74 Syria - General
Folder 75 Ukrainia - General
Folder 76 Ukrania - Notes

Series VI. Nativity Study [RESTRICTED], 1926-1930

Scope and Content Notes:

Series VI contains information regarding the Nativity Study carried out at the University of Pittsburgh between 1926 and 1930. This was an attempt by the University to gain a better understanding of the number of foreign-born and first-generation students and find better ways to meet their needs. Three other universities - the University of Buffalo, Yale University and the University of Chicago - also conducted similar studies. Included in the series are three bound volumes which make up the final report of the study. The study includes reports on students' home backgrounds and information on individual students who took part in the study. This information includes data on the students and their families, immigration status and academic performance. Data on psychological testing for five students is included, as are reports on immigration law as it applied to foreign students.

Access to the contents of this series requires a signed confidentiality agreement on behalf of the researcher.


Box 4
Folder 77 University of Buffalo
Folder 78 Write Up Material for Second Generation Student Study, University of Buffalo
Folder 79 Write up material, Yale University
Folder 80 University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Folder 81 Second Generation Students, Committee on, YWCA, 1929-30
Folder 82 Write up material for second generation student study - General University Opinion
Folder 83 University of New York
Folder 84 YWCA Committee on the Second Generation Girl
Folder 85 Other University Material
Folder 86 Nativity Study - 1933 - Extra Finished Tables
Folder 87 Foreign Born and Second Generation Students, Misc. Tables, Unfinished
Folder 88 Cathedral of Learning, Colored Students
Folder 89 General University of Pittsburgh Material
Folder 90 Foreign Student - Personnel Card
Folder 91 Second Generation Students Italian Descent List, 1928-29
Folder 92 Second Generation Students German Descent List, 1928-29
Folder 93 Gow, J. Steele; Committee on Foreign Students
Folder 94 Second Generation Student Lists; Student Study - 1929-30
Folder 95 Second Generation Student Lists; Student Study - 1929-30
Folder 96 Original Tables; Student Study -1929-30
Folder 97 Complete Set of Tables, Student Studies, 1929-30
Folder 98 Complete Set of Comparative Tables, Student Study, 1926-30
Folder 99 Original Tables, Comparative Study, 1926-30
Folder 100 Nativity Studies, U of P, Yale and Buffalo, 1930
Folder 101 Procedure in Compilation of Data
Folder 102 Write Up Materials for Second Generation Student Study - Statistical Study - Carnegie Tests - Bureau of Research Higher Education, June 1930
Folder 103 Recommended Program for 1930-31
Folder 104 Nativity Study Bibliography, Sections 1-4
Folder 105 Nativity Study - First Annual Report
Folder 106 Nativity Study - Second Annual Report
Folder 107 Nativity Study - Third Annual Report
Folder 108 Nativity Study - Fourth Annual Report, Part I
Folder 109 Nativity Study - Fourth Annual Report, Part II
Folder 110 Nativity Study - Table 4 - Yale
Folder 111 Ellis, Mabel Brown - Report on a Study of Home Backgrounds Made for the University of Pittsburgh, May 1928
Folder 112 Ellis, Mabel Brown - Report on a Study of Home Backgrounds Made for the University of Pittsburgh, May 1928
Folder 113 Ellis, Mabel Brown - Report on a Study of Home Backgrounds Made for the University of Pittsburgh, April 1928
Folder 114 Ellis, Mabel Brown - Report on a Study of Home Backgrounds Made for the University of Pittsburgh, April 1928
Folder 115 Papers and Photos Removed from Cardfile: "Foreign Student Immigration Status," Nativity Study

Box 5
Folder 116 Foreign Students - Lists 1927-1928
Folder 117 Foreign Students - Prospective
Folder 118 Committee on Foreign Students - Bulletin
Folder 119 Committee on Foreign Students - Admission Procedure, History of
Folder 120 Committee on Foreign Students - Appointments by Mr. Gow, 1929-30
Folder 121 Committee on Foreign Students - Auxiliary Committee 1928-29
Folder 122 Foreign Students, Statistics 1932
Folder 123 Committee on Foreign Students - Basis of Classification
Folder 124 Foreign Visitors for C.O.F.S.
Folder 125 Committee on Foreign Students - Foreign Guests of the University of Pittsburgh
Folder 126 Committee on Foreign Students - Government Reports 1930
Folder 127 Committee on Foreign Students - Government Reports 1927-28-29
Folder 128 Committee on Foreign Students, History of Organization
Folder 129 Committee on Foreign Students Lists
Folder 130 Committee on Foreign Students Minutes 1928-29
Folder 131 Committee on Foreign Students Minutes 1929-30
Folder 132 Committee on Foreign Students Minutes 1930-31
Folder 133 Committee on Foreign Students Pamphlet
Folder 134 Committee on Foreign Students - Personnel Record Reports
Folder 135 Committee on Foreign Students - Mr. Quick - General
Folder 136 Committee on Foreign Students Report 1929-30
Folder 137 Committee on Foreign Students Report 1928-29
Folder 138 Committee on Foreign Students Reports - 1926-27 and 1927-28
Folder 139 Committee on Foreign Students - Current Discussions
Folder 140 Lai, Chi Fang
Folder 141 Foreign Students: Inactive - L
Folder 142 Foreign Students: Inactive File - J-K
Folder 143 Foreign Students: Inactive - M-N
Folder 144 Foreign Students: Inactive - P-S
Folder 145 Foreign Students: Inactive - V-Z
Folder 146 Foreign Students: Student Files - A-B
Folder 147 Foreign Students: Student Files - C-D
Folder 148 Foreign Students: Student Files - E-G
Folder 149 Foreign Students: Student Files - H-M

Box 6
Folder 150 Foreign Students: Student Files - N-P
Folder 151 Foreign Students: Student Files - R-T
Folder 152 Foreign Students: Student Files - U-Z
Folder 153 Committee on Foreign Students - Foreign Fellowships, 1929-30
Folder 154 Committee on Foreign Students - Foreign Fellowships, 1928-29
Folder 155 Committee on Foreign Students - Foreign Fellowships, 1927-28
Folder 156 Institutue of International Education Foreign Representatives on International Student Exchange Activities
Folder 157 Exchange Fellowships - Czechoslovakian
Folder 158 Exchange Fellowships - Swiss
Folder 159 Exchange Fellowships - French
Folder 160 Exchange Fellowships - German
Folder 161 Exchange Fellowships - Italian
Folder 162 Committee on Foreign Students: Credentials of Applicants for University - Foreign Fellowship, 1931-32
Folder 163 Committee on Foreign Students: Credentials of Applicants for University - Foreign Fellowship, 1930-31
Folder 164 Committee on Foreign Students: Committee on Foreign Study
Folder 165 Foreign Students - Miscellaneous Material
Folder 166 White-Williams Foundation
Folder 167 Kosciuszko Foundation
Folder 168 Foreign Students - Faculty Correspondence
Folder 169 Foreign Students - Expenses, Average Monthly
Folder 170 Frick Commission
Folder 171 School of Slavonic Studies
Folder 172 Morsbach, Dr. Adolph
Folder 173 Institute of International Education: 1930-31 Lecturers
Folder 174 English FX - English for Foreigners
Folder 175 Foreign Students: Bureau of Business Research Fellowship
Folder 176 Guidebook on German Universities for Foreign Students
Folder 177 Requests for Scholarship Aid: 1929-30
Folder 178 Committee on Foreign Students: Procedure for Award of Foreign Fellowship
Folder 179 Foreign Fellowship Procedure
Folder 180 Committee on Foreign Fellowships: Foreign Fellowships 1931-32
Folder 181 Committee on Foreign Students: University Foreign Fellowships, 1930-31
Folder 182 Foreign Students - Alien Declarants
Folder 183 Foreign Students - Alien Residents
Folder 184 Foreign Students - Exclusions and Deportations
Folder 185 Foreign Students - Exclusions and Deportations
Folder 186 Foreign Students - Left University, Right of Residence
Folder 187 Foreign Students - Naturalized Citizens
Folder 188 Committee on Foreign Students: Admissions Procedure, Printed and Current Material
Folder 189 Foreign Students and U.S. Immigration Law, article for Educational Record
Folder 190 Committee on Foreign Students Educational Institutions approved by the Secretary of Labor
Folder 191 Czmar, Derso Erno
Folder 192 D'Ambry, Guy L.
Folder 193 de Villiers, Ignatius
Folder 194 Dukic, Mirko
Folder 195 Genca, Giacomo
Folder 196 Hershtenkorn, Meir
Folder 197 Lee, Yao

Box 7
Folder 198 Mihoylitcheuko, Victor Basil
Folder 199 Nagroth, Giand Chand
Folder 200 Warner, Maglalena
Folder 201 Pappadato, Olga Yagodkin
Folder 202 Russell, R.S.
Folder 203 Stadnichenko, Vladimir M.
Folder 204 Camaroff, Rachel
Folder 205 del Valle, Luis
Folder 206 Idovich, Iser
Folder 207 Manduca, Domenico
Folder 208 Neszaros, Joseph
Folder 209 Marabito, Letterio
Folder 210 Nudelman, Gerc
Folder 211 Salate, Lazar
Folder 212 Siposs, Stephen
Folder 213 Uppal, B.N.
Folder 214 Interpretation of the U.S. Immigration Laws; Official Governmental; Private of Social Agencies
Folder 215 Committee on Foreign Students: Official Interpretation of Section 4 (e)
Folder 216 Committee on Foreign Students: Letters Concerning Future
Folder 217 Committee on Foreign Students: Speech Materials, Supervision of 4 (e) Students
Folder 218 Foreign Students and the United States Immigration Law, Report on
Folder 219 Foreign Students and the U.S. Immigration Law; Report by Ruth Crawford Mitchell - Mailing Lists
Folder 220 Foreign Students, Clippings
Folder 221 Foreign Students: Conference on Students Under The Immigration Law - Institute of International Education
Folder 222 Foreign Students: Court Decisions Concerning
Folder 223 Foreign Students - Dinner to Meet Chancellor Bowman, December 1930
Folder 224 Foreign Students - Dinner to Meet Chancellor, October 15, 1929
Folder 225 Foreign Students - Dinner to Meet Chancellor, Oct. 11, 1927 Oct. 9, 1928
Folder 226 Foreign Students - Hospitality
Folder 227 Foreign Students - Lists 1932-33
Folder 228 Foreign Students - Lists 1931-32
Folder 229 Foreign Students - Lists 1930-31
Folder 230 Foreign Students - Lists 1929-30
Folder 231 Foreign Students - Lists 1928-29
Folder 232 Foreign Students and the United States Immigration Laws; Ruth Crawford Mitchell, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., June, 1928
Folder 233 Foreign Students and the United States Immigration Laws; Ruth Crawford Mitchell, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., June, 1928, (Technical Revision)
Folder 234 Foreign Students and the United States Immigration Laws; Ruth Crawford Mitchell, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., June, 1928, (University Revision)
Folder 235 Student Study 1928-29
Folder 236 Nativity Statistics of Student Populations, 1928-29
Folder 237 Original Tables: Student Study, 1928-29
Folder 238 Foreign Born Student Lists: Student Study 1928-29
Folder 239 Second Generation Student Lists: Student Study 1928-29
Folder 240 Committee on Second Generation Students: Bibliography
Folder 241 Committee on Second Generation Students: Special Material 1928-29
Folder 242 Committee on Second Generation Students: Annual Report 1929
Folder 243 Third Annual Report, 1928-29 Nativity Study, Extra Copies
Folder 244 Complete Set of Tables, Student Study 1928-29
Folder 245 Foreign Born Student Lists: Student Study 1927-28
Folder 247 Second Generation Student Lists: Student Study 1927-28
Folder 248 Committee on Second Generation Students: Minutes and Program, 1926-27 and Minutes and Program, 1927-28

Box 8
Folder 249 Cover Page, List of Tables, Definition of Terms and Tables, Student Study 1927-28
Folder 250 Tables I-X , Student Study 1926-27
Folder 251 Statistical Tables and General
Folder 252 Second Generation Material, Student Study 1926-27
Folder 253 Second Generation College-Combined Final Tables
Folder 254 Second Generation - Gentile, The College
Folder 255 Second Generation - Jewish, The College
Folder 256 Foreign Born Students - College 1926
Folder 257 Ellis, Miss - Correspondence
Folder 258 Ellis, Mabel - Report
Folder 259 Zemo, Peter - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 260 Wajert, Anthony - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 261 Squitieri, Gilbert - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 262 Rusiewicz, Leon - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 263 Hadden, Thomas - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 264 Kline, Louis J. - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 265 Minnis, John Hough - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 266 Reiter, Samuel - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 267 Wratney, Martha J. - Second Generation Study, April 1928
Folder 268 Original Data - Student Study 1926-27
Folder 269 Student Study - Beginnings 1925-26
Folder 270 Final Report - Student Study 1926-27
Folder 271 Miscellaneous - Student Study 1926-27
Folder 272 Study of Foreign Students, University of Pittsburgh - 1925
Folder 273 Second Generation Professional Schools - Non-English Speaking
Folder 274 Second Generation Professional Schools - English Speaking
Folder 275 Rice, Anna - Second Generation Study - April 1928
Folder 276 Second Generation Student Clubs - Czechoslovakian Student Clubs
Folder 277 Second Generation Student Clubs - Hungarian Clubs
Folder 278 Write Up Material for Second Generation Student Study - Individual Cases - Photographs
Folder 279 Second Generation Study - Individual Case Stories
Folder 280 Nativity Study 1926-1929, Preliminary Finding, 3 Years
Folder 281 Committee on Second Generation Students - Study on Freshman Women
Folder 282 Second Generation Student Clubs - Polish Students Club
Folder 283 Second Generation Study - Plans Outlined for Study in Public Schools
Folder 284 Foreign Born and Second Generation Students at the U. of P. - 1933 - 5 Years, Preliminary Statement R.C.M.
Folder 285 Write Up Material for Second Generation Student Study - Psychological Interpretations
Folder 286 Write Up Material for Second Generation Student Study - Crime and Delinquency
Folder 287 Second Generation Study - Magazine Articles
Folder 288 Write Up Material for Second Generation Student Study -Second School Influence
Folder 289 Write Up Material for Second Generation Student Study - Second Generation in the General Community
Folder 290 Nativity Study - Preliminary Findings with Statistical Data, 4 years

Box 9
Folder 291 R.C. Mitchell Faculty Papers
Folder 292 R.C. Mitchell Faculty Papers
Folder 293 Committee on Foreign Students Minutes 1927-28
Folder 294 Student Nativity Study: Volume One
Folder 295 Student Nativity Study: Volume Two
Folder 296 Student Nativity Study: Volume Three
Box 10 Card File Foreign Student Immigration Status
Card File Foreign Student Immigration Status
Index Cards