Summary Information
Title: Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, Rufus Henry Fitzgerald, Administrative Files
Collection Number: UA.2.10.1945-1955
Creator: University of Pittsburgh. Chancellor.

Collection Dates: Bulk, 1945-1955
Collection Dates: 1937-1960
Extent: 34.3 linear feet (61 boxes)

Language: English

This is a collection of the office files of University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Rufus H. Fitzgerald (1945-1955). In addition to the day to day files, there are those that document the construction of several large buildings on campus as well as the development of the Medical Center.

ULS Archives Service Center
University of Pittsburgh Library System
7500 Thomas Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260
Date Published:

July 2010

Finding aid prepared by Archives Service Center staff. Revision done by Marianne Kasica, February-July 2010.
Revision Description:
January 9, 2017:
Inclusion of volume of congratulatory letters.


Rufus Henry Fitzgerald was the Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh from 1945 until his retirement in July of 1955. He previously held the positions of Provost (1938-1942) and Vice-Chancellor (1942-1945). He came to Pittsburgh after having been a director and professor of the Fine Arts Department at the State University of Iowa.

During his tenure, he guided the construction projects of the Nurses Residence, the Fitzgerald Field House, Clapp Hall, Engineering Building, and the groundbreaking for the School of Health Professions. He integrated the Schools of Pharmacy, Retailing and Public Health into the University and grew the endowment from $3.5 million to $29 million.

Fitzgerald, a native of Pelham, North Carolina, received his Bachelors degree from Guilford College in 1911 and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Tennessee in 1919. He was married to Damie Cornell until her death in 1963 then married Elizabeth Hays, who was his wife at the time of his death on April 11, 1966. He and Damie had two daughters, Helen Bethel and Mildred Brownlee.

Collection Scope and Content Notes

This is a collection of the office files of University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Rufus H. Fitzgerald (1945-1955). In addition to the day to day files, there are those that document the construction of several of the University's significant buildings on campus as well as the development of the Medical Center. In addition to the University's records, there are also files that document Fitzgerald's involvement with the City of Pittsburgh, the State of Pennsylvania, and the University's role with the G.I. Bill and the influx of students that resulted.


This collection was left in its original, mostly alphabetic, order.

Subject Terms

  • Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Administration
  • Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Records and correspondence

Corporate Names
  • University of Pittsburgh. Chancellor.
  • University of Pittsburgh.

Personal Names
  • Fitzgerald, Rufus Henry, 1890-1966

  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence

  • Health and medicine
  • University of Pittsburgh

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

The Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarships in Boxes 40-45 are restricted.

Acquisition Information:

These files were deposited at the Archives Service Center from storage on May 6, 1969.

Preferred Citation:

Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, Rufus Henry Fitzgerald, Administrative Files, 1945-1955, UA.2.10.1945-1955, University Archives, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

This collection was entered into Archivists' Toolkit with some minimal processing by Marianne Kasica in 2010.


All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh.

Separated Material:
Folders 45-48 from Box 6 called Building Program were moved to Folders 648-649 in Box 79 of Chancellor Litchfields's files, UA RG 2/10 1956-1965.

Collection Inventory

Box 1
Folder 1 Admissions, 1941-1952

Committee meeting minutes from Fitzgerald's time as Vice Chancellor as well as Chancellor.

Folder 2 Allegheny Observatory, 1941-1952
Folder 3 Alumni, 1951-1955

Headquarters in Attorney Charles J. Margiotti home on Bigelow Boulevard – to be torn down in future for expansion (part of land deal acquired by the Scaife and two Mellon Foundations for use of the University (1954); Fund raising; Smorgasbord;

Folder 4 American Association of University Professors, 1940-1955

Glenna Walter Mars tenure material (also in Nursing file) 1954; Reports of various AAUP Committees; 1939-53; Blacklisting, Academic Freedom and Tenure.

Folder 5 American Council on Education, August 1940-June 1946

Wartime research; Impact of War on University; Selective service system

Folder 6 American Council on Education, July 1946- June 1947
Folder 7 American Council of Education, July 1946-June 1948

Study of disabled veterans in colleges and universities, 1946/47; Cost of training in psychiatric social work, clinical psychology, nursing, 1947.

Folder 8 American Council of Education, July 1948-June 1949

Report on Scientist’s Resources Project, Contract N7onr-22 with the American Council on Education;

Folder 9 American Council on Education, July 1949-June 1950

Federal Scholarships and Fellowship Programs, 1949;

Folder 10 American Council on Education, July 1950-June 1951

Higher education and national defense

Folder 11 American Council on Education, July 1951-June 1952

Athletic policies in American universities; 1951, questionnaire for 6th ed. of American University & Colleges;

Box 2
Folder 12 American Council on Education, July 1952-June 1954

G.I. Bill for veterans on active duty on or after June 27, 1950-Revision of basis of payment under Public Law 550

Folder 13 Applications, 1952-1954
Folder 14 Applied Social Sciences, School of, 1938-June 1943

Reports, History, Correspondence

Folder 15 Applied Social Sciences, School of, July 1943-June 1946

Design for further development, 1945-50; Report to Advisory Committee; Recommendation for degree of Doctor of Social Administration

Folder 16 Association of American Colleges, 1938-June 1947
Folder 17 Association of American Colleges, July 1947-July 1954

Manual of corporate giving; Declaration of manpower, Association of American Colleges annual meeting, January 10, 1951

Folder 18 Association of Urban Universities, November 1941-June 1954

Role of religion in the urban university; a Yale study on religion in higher education, 1946; The significance of the Pittsburgh story, and address by Arthur B. Van Buskirk, November 1954; Association of Urban Universities Resolutions; Pittsburgh renaissance; a special magazine of the Pittsburgh Press, December 13, 1953

Folder 19 Athletics, December 1945-June 1951

Trip to inspect facilities at University of Wisconsin & University of Michigan – Deans of the College, Business and Administration; Facsimile of contract offered to Captain Thomas Hamilton, 1949; Athletic Committee Meeting, 1949; Use of stadium by Civic Light Opera, 1949-50; Meeting on organization for physical education and intercollegiate athletics, October 1949; Snapshots of groups on the trips to visit other universities; Tom Hamilton becomes the Director of Athletics; Hamilton’s biographical listing; also handwritten letter, September 8, 1948; Freshman football field at Ellsworth Center, Minutes

Folder 20 Athletics, 1948

Correspondence on the "Athletic Situation"

Box 3
Folder 21 Athletics, July 1, 1951-June 30, 1954

Memo on proposed conference (Penn State, Notre Dame, and Pitt) 1954; Tom Hamilton as Head; Minutes of Athletic Committee, 1953; Eastern College Athletic Conference code – Athletics, Policies and principles governing financial aid to students at the University of Pittsburgh, 1952, Department of Physical Education (program); Michelosen for Pitt Committee; Dedication of the Field House on December 15, 1951 (speech)

Folder 22 Athletics, July 1, 1954-May 1955

Policies and principles governing financial aid to students, 1955; Resolution of Senate of Pennsylvania re collegiate sports events on television, 1955; Brochure: Physical Education Plant for the University of Pittsburgh (requested from the State); Letter asking for expansion of physical education facilities

Folder 23 Athletics Investigation

Recent statement or actions concerning Conference rules and regulations, 1945-1946; Handbook of the Intercollegiate Conference of Faculty representatives. Rev. 1941; Eastern Conference Athletic Conference – application for membership; Study of Athletic situation; Report of the Faculty Committee

Box 4
Folder 24 Athletics, Committee on Athletic Policy

Code for the conduct of athletics at the University of Pittsburgh; Seeking Head Football Coach; Letters of application for ; Letter by Clark D. Shaunessy concerning policy at Pitt

Folder 25 A General

Activities; Allen, Harvey; American Chemical Society; American Friends of Hebrew University; Anathan, Appointments; Arensberg; Argonne; Art Institute, Avinoff

Folder 26 Band, 1942

Charles Rickmond and the admission of Negro Students to the Band.

Folder 27 Board of Public Education

Proposal for a new educational unit in the University; Admitting High School Students after two years; Map of Pittsburgh showing all public school locations & main thoroughfares (Dec. 1941)

Folder 28 Board of Trustees, 1939-1949

Investigating Committee of the Board; Report of the Legislative Committee...Resolution 61; Standing Committees for 1948-49

Folder 29 Board of Trustees, 1943-June 1946

George H. Clapp – biography; and a letter; List of Board members; A Plan for Alumni representation on the Board; After World War II, Appreciation of Faculty who have signed (4 pages) for service rendered during war

Folder 30 Board of Trustees, July 1946-June 1947

Enrollment; Retirement Annuity; Buildings; Mellon, Falk and Scaife correspondence

Folder 31 Board of Trustees, July 1947-June 1948

Financials; Enrollment report; Sutherland memorial, School of Medicine; Members and Standing Committees, Correspondence

Box 5
Folder 32 Board of Trustees, June 1948-June1951

Letters concerning acquiring property on DeSoto Street, 1951; Letters concerning Science Building (Falk, Bowman, Scaife); Biography (Samuel Alfred Taylor) after death – B.S. degree in 1887; Letter from Hugh Thomson Kerr to Dr. Fitzgerald; Resolution adopted in memoriam, George Hubbard Clapp, 1949; Women’s Hospital of Pittsburgh agreement with University of Pittsburgh; Alan M. Scaife received the Benjamin Rush Award, 1948; Professor Marian Hathaway and Communism controversy; State offer to Pitt for management of WPIC. 1945-55 Agreement with Women’s Hospital

Folder 33 Board of Trustees, July 1951-June 1955

List of persons invited to the Trustees’ Dinner honoring Chancellor and Mrs. Fitzgerald; Programs for evening; Roy C. McKenna received 20 year pin as Trustee – Dr. Fitzgerald presented it; Lists of those attending Trustees dinner before meetings; (clipping) May 23, 1954 “Business and the public must be good neighbors” philosophy of Richard K. Mellon; Plan to develop Engineering and Mines; Correspondence concerning “College Self-Study Committee”; clippings concerning Cathedral Lawn

Folder 34 Board of Trustees, Chancellor Search Committee, 1954-1955
Folder 35 Board of Trustees, Finance Committee, 1952-1955
Folder 36 Board of Trustees, Property Committee
Folder 37 Board of Trustees

Correspondence: A.M. Scaife

Box 6
Folder 38 John Gabbert Bowman

Memos on management of university; Speech: The necessity of music, 1935; Urged to put in tenure for faculty

Folder 39 John Gabbert Bowman

Newspaper clipping, 19544; How to honor him, by R.H. Fitzgerald; Honorary degrees in 1948 to Chancellor Bowman and Sir Richard Livingston; “Former Pitt Chancellor’s estate in Bedford – Bowman sale to State aired” (clipping, 1951); “Pittsburgh, city of courage”, by John G. Bowman

Folder 40 Brackenridge Portraits

Purchased from Joseph McKibben, of St. Paul, Minnesota on December 20, 1938; description of the portrait of Hugh Henry Brackenridge; description of portrait of Sabina Wolfe Brackenridge, by Rembrandt Peale; Portraits paid for by Dr. George Hubbard Clapp, President of the Board of Trustees

Folder 41 Brookings Institution

Seminar held at the University of Pittsburgh, 1951

Folder 42 Buhl Foundation

New Grant of $82,500 – scholarship aid for 3 years; Annual report from Research Project in chemistry, physics, and biology, 1939/40

Folder 43 Buhl Planetarium

Science Quiz Program, 1954

Folder 44-48 Building Program
Separated Material:
Folders 45-48 were moved to Litchfield's files: 2/10 1956-1965 Box 79 Folders 648-649.

Box 7
Folder 49 Building Program, Clapp Hall

Science Building: George Hubbard Clapp Hall; Donations from the Buhl Foundation

Folder 50 Building Program, Clapp Hall

Groundbreaking ceremony July 1,1954; Luncheon and program, speech by C. Glen King.

Folder 51 Building Program, Clapp Hall

Report to the Buhl Foundation on Research in the Natural Sciences…with reference to Clapp Hall, April 1949

Folder 52 Building Program, Planning and Development Committee of the Board of Trustees
Folder 53 Building Program, 1949-1957


Folder 54 Building Program, 1948


Box 8
Folder 55 Building Program, June 3, 1948

Fundraising Dinner June 3, 1948; Speech by Rufus H. Fitzgerald and Alan Scaife; Guest list

Folder 56 Building Program, Dormitories, 1949-1955
Folder 57 Building Program: Eggers and Higgins, Architects for Clapp Hall
Folder 58 Building Program, Engineering

Clipping about gift or the Bevier Library in the Engineering Building; Architects; budget; Board of Trustees authorization; Action from Trustees to order necessary furniture; Dean Fitterer had to approve all installations; drawings of floor plans; Plans for dedication of the Bevier Library; (no ground-breaking ceremony for Engineering Building); Program for development by Trustees Committee for Engineering; Early plan to add to State Hall and a wing to Alumni instead of a new building; Proposal for development and improvement of the Schools

Folder 59 Building Program, Medical Center, 1947-1949

Correspondence with Leon Falk

Folder 60 Building Program, Field House, 1946-1952

Blue print; ground-breaking ceremony February 2, 1949; Lists of guests for ceremony; Meetings on construction of the field house

Folder 61 Building Program, Field House

Alternate plan

Folder 62 Building Program, Fifth and Craig
Folder 63 Building Program, First Boston Corporation, 1948

Correspondence on investments and construction financing.

Folder 64 Building Program, Medical Offices and Garage, 1954-1955

Box 9
Folder 66 Building Program, Proposed Gymnasium
Folder 67 Building Program, Emery B. Jackson

Medical & Nursing buildings; Reports to Alan M. Scaife

Folder 68 Building Program Fundraising, 1948-1955

Ketchum contracted to conduct the campaign, Medical Center, Nursing, Gymnasium, Science Building, Library

Folder 68b Building Program Brochures, 1948-1950

Brochures describe the physical and academic aspects of the University circa 1950. The large untitled brochure includes am image of Storm Jameson with students, Library reading room in the Cathedral and the Pathology Laboratory in Pennsylvania Hall as well as campus maps with proposed buildings. The brochure titled "Education lights the way" has descriptions of Pitt's academic programs and their interaction with industry. Included are numbers of enrolled students from local business and industry.

Folder 69 Building Program, Library, 1948-1949

Includes drawing of cathedral grounds where library would be situated, a report on the Pitt Library by Ellsworth, Director of Libraries at Iowa, a 1949 issue of the Harvard Crimson describing the Lamont Library

Folder 70 Building Program, Logan Armory
Separated Material:
Moved to 2/10 1956-65 FF 275

Folder 71 Building Program: Medical Building, June 28, 1954

Ground Breaking Ceremony; photographs moved to media files (Buildings-Scaife)

Folder 72 Building Program, Medical Building, Sub-contracts

Scaife Hall

Folder 73 Building Program, Medical Building, Schools of the Health Professions

Clippings; plans for building; fire in the building; plans for a parking garage; Memorials: Main library by Maurice and Laura Falk Foundation, Graduate Laboratory for Physiological Chemistry, by Wherrett Memorial Laboratory, Departmental library for anatomy, by the Rea family

Folder 74 Building Program: Medical Center campaign, 1953-1958

Campaign report to subscribers, 1954-55; List of prospective donors; Reports on the progress of the buildings, etc.; TV program by Dr. Moore being interviewed by Dr. Albert Martin concerning the Health program; Statement for the Richard King Mellon Foundation for the University of Pittsburgh Health Center, 1953

Folder 75 Building Program: Medical Center campaign, 1953-1958

Subscriptions; Building Fund progress report, February 1952; Memos concerning the campaign and speakers: Memos of Conferences in Chancellor’s office; Estimates of cost

Folder 75b Building Program, Medical Center campaign
Folder 76 Building Program, Medical Center campaign, 1951-1952
Folder 76b Building Program, Medical Center campaign
Folder 77 Building Program, Medical Center

Publicity materials

Box 11
Folder 78 Building Program, Medical Center

Proposed center's architectural drawings, plans, renderings along with correspondence

Folder 79 Building Program, Medical Center campaign

Campaign announcement dinner 1/18/1954; Letters; addresses in acknowledgement of the presentation of endowment grants by A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Richard King Mellon Foundation, Sarah Mellon Scaife Foundation (book); guest list at dinner; invitations; clippings; President Eisenhower’s letter of congratulations; Letters of congratulations;

Folder 79b Building Program, Medical Center campaign
Folder 80 Building Program, School of Medicine, November 18, 1952

Report of Committee on Research and Development

Folder 81 Building Program, A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, 1952-1954

Special purchase of property; List of properties acquired,1954; Land for Graduate School of Public Health;

Folder 82 Building Program, General and Miscellaneous, 1947-1955

Upper Campus PA Hall, Upper Dental Building, Old Mellon Inst. Ellsworth Center for Engineering and Physical Science, Buildings in progress 1954; some Planning and Development Committee materials

Box 12
Folder 83 Building Program, Natural Sciences Building (Clapp Hall), 1957

List of facilities and departments for Clapp Hall.

Folder 84 Building Program, newspaper publicity, 1948, 1951
Folder 85 Building Program, proposed financing, 1950-1955

New York Life and Mellon Bank

Folders 86-86a Building Program, Nurse's Residence, 1949-1953

Budget; plans; builder, statement of policy for residence; correspondence with the Treasurer; memorials for the residence (lists); inspected by General State Authority, September 23, 1952; Report of Building Fund; Program for Ground Breaking exercises, October 12, 1950; Plans for merger of Nurses’ Home with the University of Pittsburgh, 1948

Folders 87-87a Building Program, Oakland Expansion, 1952-1959

Urban redevelopment authority, Areas 7 and 8, Children’s Hospital, Proposed relocation of Forbes Avenue; Development for athletic purposes; Development for Public Health Area; Logan Armory discussion; Acreage donated to hospitals and Veteran’s Administration Hospital; List of needs of the University; List of floors and occupants in the Cathedral of Learning; Blueprint of proposed armory

Box 13
Folder 88 Building Program, Oakland Planning Committee, 1949-1951

Oakland study, 1950, findings and recommendations; Summary of recommendations, 1951; Oakland study, 950; Interim report of the Oakland Civic Center Study, 1950;

Folder 89 Building Program, Landscaping and Planning, 1949-1951

Olmstead Brothers correspondence

Folder 90 Building Program, Parking

Medical Center, Public Health, Parking committee

Folder 91 Building Program, funding sources

Federal and State sources of funds and HilliBurton Act for Hospitals

Folder 92 Building Program, Graduate School of Pubic Health

Costs, opening, Library furniture; Selection of contractor; Municipal Hospital building

Folder 93 Building Program, Financial considerations

G.S.Rupp, Board of Trustees, Letter dated 1924 from Clapp to Chancellor Bowman re: his chancellorship

Box 14
Folder 94 Building Program, Financial considerations, 1948-1955

Correspondence with A.M. Scaife; Gifts, $300,000 & 206,000 in 1954; $3 million; Building Fund campaign and solicitations; School of Medicine; Nurses Home; Field House

Folder 95 Building Program, Schenley Apartments, 1956-1960

Allocation of space to students, 1960 (Litchfield); minutes of Administrative Subcommittee concerning plans for Building G; Amount needed to purchase; Plans for alterations; Purchase of; Form of agreement for purchase of Schenley Apartments with the Bellefield Company; Report of Operations (1954); Appraisal

Folder 96 Building Program, Schenley Hotel and Apartments

Plans and estimates for the Student Union and Dormitories; Lists of rooms, baths, etc.; Summary of estimates for alterations; How to best use spaces in Schenley Apartments; Opening of Brackenridge Hall

Folder 97 Building Program, Medical Center, 1948-1953

Schmidt, Garden & Erikson Architects; DeSoto & Terrace Street planning; Nursing, Medicine; Medical Center, Blueprints

Folder 98 Building Program, Student Union, 1949-1955

Michael Hare (architect); Estimates for core drilling for Student Center Gymnasium; Blueprints;

Folder 99 Building Program, Town Hall Site, 1950

Langley Hall and Masonic Temple

Folder 100 Building Program, Science Building and Student Center, 1948-1954

Correspondence Trautwein & Howard (architects); Gymnasium, Student Center and Science building; Sample agreement

Folder 101 Building Program, University Recreation Center, 1956-1957

Wildwood property; formerly Hubbard Reservation; Purchased for University by Mrs. Scaife; Plans for membership and fees; Site plan of Wildwood

Box 15
Folder 102 Buildings and Grounds; 1947, 1953

Duties and responsibilities of members of the Buildings & Grounds staff; correspondence concerning a survey and report on the department

Folder 103 Bureau of Business Research, 1948-1955

Subject of an electronic computer brought up by Chancellor Fitzgerald; Grant by M. & L. Falk Foundation for a study of changes in the structure of manufacturing costs, 1899-1939

Folder 104 Business Administration, School of, 1947-1954

Changing degree from B.S. to Bachelor of Business Administration; Correspondence with Jan Novotny, of McGill University, regarding Joseph Macek employed to teach economics by the University. Novotny regarded Macek as a communist; Statement as to possibility of Scaife Company Scholarship; Management Problems for Executives, 1953

Folder 105 B General

Babcock estate; Donation of and acceptance of the Browne Room by Anna Moody Browne to be given to the University as a memorial to her parents, correspondence with Chancellor Bowman, 1944; Bevier, George M. – letter, signed, about receiving honorary degree from the University as well as other correspondence. Claralou Bonnar ; Brookhaven meeting; Pamphlet on Ships paintings by Farnham; Broughton letter for Chien Ho; Buchannan donation of WWI books; Correspondence with Duncan Bruce regarding donation of Bruce materials (letterbook, painting and eyeglasses)- correspondence about Bruce family

Folder 106 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1949-1955

Correspondence on a survey “Developments of international significance at the University of Pittsburgh, 1950-1955; Proposed Educational Exchange Pilot Project; Report qLC1090 P693

Folder 107 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1938-1953
Folder 108 Carnegie Institute, Museum and Fine Arts

Exhibition in memory of Dr. Avinoff; cross-reference on portrait of William Pitt; Short biography of Dr. Avinoff; Carnegie International, 1952 guest list; Corresp. re: Herbert Spencer bust by Ford

Folder 109 Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1942-1955

Correspondence between Fitzgerald and Warner/Dougherty as well as material about CIT

Folder 110 Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 1944-1947
Folder 111 Cathedral of Learning, 1939-1951

Illumination of the Cathedral of Learning; Social activities allowed in the Commons Room; Classroom use for 1st-3rd floors; Material for guides to learn; History of the Cathedral of Learning and some of the Nationality Rooms; Electrachome picture, September 1949 (Not in file)

Folder 112 Cast, James H., 1949-1950

Correspondence also some information about Washington and Jefferson College

Folder 113 Chancellor's reception for parents of freshmen, 1945-1955

Box 16
Folder 114 Chamber of Commerce, 1944-1955

Includes "Pittsburgh's 100 Young Men" dated 1953; CCP "Facts about Pittsburgh" Brochure

Folder 115 Chaplain, 1952-1955

Heinz Chapel; Annual report of Chaplain, 1954; Dr. Emory E. Luccock – installation program, 1953; Policies governing Chapel, 1955

Folder 116 Charter Day (February 28), 1946, 1947, 1949

Correspondence to get a speaker; one signature of John Foster Dulles; Charter Day program, 1946

Folder 117 Cheating, 1948-1950

To publish once a year in University announcements the policy on dishonesty so professors also know; Suggested methods for dealing with the problem of cheating; Minutes of meeting of Committee to consider student cheating, 1948

Folder 118 Chinese students, faculty, alumni

Correspondence about Chen Li Fu (Chen Tsu Yen) visit; also with Kwoc Tung Fung

Folder 119 Civic Club of Allegheny County, 1948

Exceptionally Able Youths, joint program with the University of Pittsburgh

Folder 120 Civil Defense, 1950-1955

Mr. Viers W. Adams, chairman of University Civilian Defense Committee; Succeeded by Mr. Louis W.H. Johnston; Office building civil defense and disaster plan, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County; University Plans and procedures developed since December 1, 1950

Folder 121 Clapp, George H. dinner, 1938

Program, menu and correspondence for the birthday dinner for Clapp

Folder 122 Classrooms that Teach, 1941-1942

Thoughts of painting murals on classroom walls; correspondence with artists

Folder 123 Clippings

File is missing as of 07/07/2003; contained newsclipping and original speech in 1932 by General Douglas MacArthur

Section: College

Folder 124 College, Dean's Office, 1951-1955

Stefan Lorant book and Leland Baldwin; Sun-Telegraph clipping of MacArthur speech; Interdepartmental major in Religion and in Far Eastern Studies

Folder 125 College, Astronomy and Biology

Wagman letter re: Sir Harold Spencer-Jones; Clippings on Peter Gray's "Michrotomists Formulary"

Folder 126 College, Chemistry

Silverman retirement letters; Clipping: Glass collection of Dr. Alexander Silverman given to another school; Dr. Silverman’s biography in connection with the University; History of the Chemistry Department by Dr. Silverman; other memoranda about Chemistry Dept; C.G. King notes

Folder 127 College, Classics, 1939-1952

Biographical outline of Arthur Milton Young; Correspondence about portrait of James Stinchcomb and an “In Memoriam”; other Classics memoranda

Folder 128 College, English

Letters from Lawrence Lee; Letter from George Crouch who was in England; Report on the Department, Spring 1944; Searching for a new Head for Department;

Folder 128a College, English, 1948

Materials and clippings on the investigation of George Abbe regarding his membership in Progressive Citizens of America; clippings on Robert T. Harper from Carnegie Tech.

Folder 129 College, Fine Arts, 1939-1955

Walter Hovey’s letter from India, December 1954; clipping on the Cantini’s Memo concerning the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the department; Collection of colored photographs of the Blackfoot Indians – Walter McClintock – to be in Fine Arts; Two pamphlets by Walter McClintock, Blackfoot warrior societies and Painted tipis and picture writing of the Blackfoot Indians

Folder 130 College, Geography, 1943-1952

Box 17
Folder 131 College, Geology, 1940-1953

Memos from Dr. Richard E. Sherrill about Geology Dept., also files about his death; Smith sisters' Fund and for upkeep of the Smith cabinet of minerals; Smith donation to Allegheny Observatory; Leighton letter; Article "Master Draftsman" on Klauder.

Folder 132 College, History, 1952-1955

Russell J. Ferguson, new head of Department 1955; John Oliver retirement; Reprint: Benjamin Franklin’s Ohio Valley Lands, by Alfred P. James; Dr. George B. Fowler – correspondence about his research in Austria on manuscripts in monasteries, 1952; Walker papers; Navy history contract;

Folder 133 College, Humanities, 1938-1952

Pamphlet: Humanities Curriculum; 1938-39 correspondence from John Geise regarding Humanities Curriculum; Geise Air Force proposal

Folder 134 College, Mathematics, 1944-1955

Computer Committee, Aviation Program, Class size study: 1930 vs 1946

Folder 135 College, Modern Languages, 1945-1955

J.F.L. Raschen retirement and library collection (purchased by the University)

Folder 136 College, Music, 1953-1954

Change from Music Appreciation to Music; Score: Exultant Spirit, by Theodore M. Finney;

Folder 137 College, Philosophy

"Tentative Thesis Towards a Theology" and "Report on a lecture tour in Germany, 1953-54," by Richard Hope; A philosophy for world unification, by Oliver L. Reiser, 1946; Department Brochure

Folder 138 College, Physical Education, 1949-1954

Re-organization memos.

Folder 139 College, Physical therapy, 1945

D.T. Watson School

Folder 140 College, Physics, 1952-1954

Mary E. Warga named Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania, 1954; Memo from R.A. McConnell “Regarding attitudes among physicists toward ESP”, 1952

Folder 141 College, Political Science, 1952-1955

Retirement testimonial banquet; a tribute to Dr. Elmer D. Graper, by Louis W.H. Johnston, May 7, 1955; School for the elect, by Roy Kohler (Institute of Local Government (clipping); Study on politics by Falk Foundation

Folder 142 College, Psychology, 1952-1954
Folder 143 Commencement and Convocations, June 1947-June 1950

1950: honorary degrees to Dr. Barbour, King and Anderson; 1949: honorary degrees to John Christian Warner, citations; 1948: honorary degrees to Elmer Allen Holbrook, Earl A. Dimmick; 1947: honorary degrees to George Frederick Zook; William Watson Smith; Richard King Mellon;

Folder 144 Commencements and Convocations, September 1950-June 1952

1950: no honorary degrees; 1951: honorary degrees to Robert Livingston Johnson; Philip Showalter Hench; Milton Stover Eisenhower; Omar Nelson Bradley; citations; 1952: honorary degrees to Roy Carnegie McKenna; Henry B. Higgins; Eli Lilly; Leon Falk, Jr.; Arthur Stanton Adams;

Folder 145 Commencement, August 1952-August 1954

1953: honorary degrees to John Christian Warner; James Henderson Duff; Clarence Edward McCartney; Ben Moreell; Louis Tomlinson Benezet; James Childs Rea; 1954: honorary degrees to Gustav L. Schramm; John Grier Buchanan; Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt; Adolph William Schmidt; Reuben G. Gustavson; George Magoffin Humphrey

Box 18
Folder 146 Commencement, February 1955

Honorary degree, William S. Thomas

Folder 147 Commencement, June 1955

Honorary degrees to Harlan Henthorne Hatcher; Mabel Lindsay Gillespie; Jonas Edward Salk; Vira Ingham Heinz; Sir Roger Mellor Makins; Sarah Mellon Scaife; Chief Justice Earl Warren; Rugus Henry Fitzgerald; Citations; Correspondence with honorary degree recipients; Newspaper clippings and pictures (moved to groups – commencement – 1955 Photo file); Luncheon guest list

Folder 148 Commencement, August 1955

Program, tally of graduates and clippings

Folder 149 Commencement, 1945-1947

1947, February and June honorary degrees: Arthur Emil Braun, George Hubbard Clapp, William Robertson Farmer; 1946, February and June honorary degrees: Oliver Cromwell Carmichael, Augustus Kountze Oliver, Guy Everett Snavely; 1945, January and May honorary degrees; School of Dentistry; School of Medicine;

Folder 150 Commencement, 1943-1944

1944, May (honorary degree: George William McClelland) and January; 1943, June (honorary degree: Henry Harrington Hill) and September; 1943, February (honorary degree: Ralph Dorn Hetzel)

Folder 151 Commencement, 1938-1942

1942, honorary degree: Ralph Cooper Hutchinson; 1941, program; instructions to seniors; Bibliography on commencement activities and programs, comp. by Lorena A. Garloch; 1940, honorary degrees: Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Douglas Fuller Miner, Ralph Munn; 1939; 1938;

Folder 152 Commons Room Symbols

Committee on art symbols for the Cathedral; Committee on Medallions; Layout for carving (blue print)

Box 19
Folder 153 Community Chest, 1952-1954


Folder 154 Communications

Plan for development of a communications program; Memo to Communications Committee

Folder 155 Comptroller, 1954-1955

Retirement Fund; Student Union Fee & part-time students; Travel expenses; Commissioner of Internal Revenue for tax exemption for fees collected from patients by doctors at the Health Center; Endowment on 3/3/1955; For 1954: total employees, total salaries, total withholding tax (from IRS); List of gifts and grants, December 1, 1954 to January 5, 1955; Procedure for appointment of all personnel; Tuition receipts, September 1954; University Food Services report; Loan from New York Life Insurance Co.; Tuition increases; Town Hall site (renamed Mellon tract);

Folder 156 Comptroller, 1951-1953

Bonding of officers; Scholarship Endowment Fund; Engineering Building contract (between Thaw Hall & Old Mellon Institute) with Dick Corporation, 1953; University Food Service report; Financial reports: Book store, Printing Department, 1953; DeSota Hall financial report, July 1, 1952-June 30, 1953; Food Service Reports; Hispanic-American Room suggested, June 1953; Senatorial Scholarships, 938 for 1953; Monetary Gifts received, December 9, 1952-January 9, 1953; Graduate Student assistants – change in pay; Receipts from tuition and student activity fees, 1950/51; Nurses’ Home under construction by Trimble Co. under agreement August 21, 1950;

Folder 157 Comptroller, 1948-1950

Social security, 1950; Buildings & Grounds budget; Mr. Monteverde and proper letters, 1950; Additions to endowment from July 1, 1945; Buildings & Ground job orders; Stadium activities, statement of income and expenses, 1948/49; Veterans Administration site sold by University to U.S. Government for $150,000 May 25, 1949, July 12, 1949; Schenley-Croghan Room, costs for restoration, 4/27/1949; Maturity of Stadium Bonds, December 1, 1949; Temporary loans during summer;

Folder 158 Congress of the United States. Committee to investigate tax exempt foundations

Statement of Rockefeller Foundation and The General Education Board; The Ford Foundation, July 16, 1954; Questionnaire on Foundation support; Foundation support in the fields of the social sciences, 1929-1953;

Folder 159 Conservation Foundation

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Folder 160 Council for Financial Aid to Education

Leaflets and some correspondence

Folder 161 C (General)

Castle, C. Woodrow charges and investigation, 1952; Copies of bills for furniture for the Chancellor’s office; Oil painting “Pittsburgh in 1806”, by George Beck – description in “Pitt” Spring, 1948 p. 24-31; Agreement between the University of Pittsburgh and Children’s Hospital; Memos and leaflets about the rise of a local communist party; Community Church services for Heinz Chapel during Summer

Folder 163 Deans Meeting Minutes, July 1954-1955
Folder 164 Deans Meeting Minutes, July 1947-June 1950
Folder 165 Deans Meeting Minutes, July 1946-June 1947
Folder 166 Deans Meeting Minutes, July 1943-June 1946
Folder 167 Deans Meeting Minutes, June 1941-June 1943
Folder 168 Deans Meeting Minutes, January 1939-June 1941

Proposal to establish non-credit courses for adults, 1941; Departmental collections of books, which Dr. Leland Baldwin seeks to remove from our catalog and have only an inventory (1940); Scholarship aid grants (1939)

Folder 169 Dean of Men, September 1954-May 1955
Folder 170 Dean of Men, 1943-1954

“Battle Song” copyright to be renewed?; Biography 1952 of Theodore William Biddle; Band instruments, 1945; Marshalls and Guide service, 1945; Veterans returning to school; correspondence on subject of student activities

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Folder 171 Dean of Men, 1938-1943

Placement Bureau for Men, report, 1942/43; Policy for messages for students; Memos concerning War Efforts; 1942, theft of examination questions, Geology Department; Pittsburgh zoning regulations; Taxation on fraternities; Housing for students; Report of work done by the Dean of Men’s Office

Folder 172 Dean of Women

Elizabeth Arden to visit campus and address women, 1952; Vacation for staff, 1950; Chinese Nationality Room – celebration of Independence Day, October 30, by giving an orange to each student; Women’s Day, 1947 program in Stephen Foster Hall (Eve Curie the speaker); Heinz Chapel – bride’s dressing room (Mrs. Heinz interested in supplying); Housing needed for women; Pin given (WRP-1900) by Mrs. John M. Phillips which had belonged to her brother, Dr. James H. K. Duff (1945); Report by the Information Office, 1944; Report on conditions of the Tuck Shop, 1943; An introduction to the art of living for Freshmen women, a syllabus for teachers by Thrysa W. Amos

Folder 173 School of Dentistry, 1947-1954

Dr. William F. Swanson named Dean; Needs of the School; Annual Conference on Dental Health Programs; Correspondence; Dr. Lawrence Edward Van Kirk, Memorial to October 1953; Space problem in letter from the State Examining Board (move Printing Dept. out); Policies of the School, 1947; Dean H. Edmund Friesell, In memoriam 1946

Folder 174 Discipline cases, 1940-1948
Access Restrictions:


Janet Neesham; Michael A. Walek; Walter Zischkau

Folder 175 Dormitories, 1944-1949
Folder 176 Duquesne University, 1951

Taping of Organ Concerts in Heinz Chapel

Folder 177 D (General)

Daufenback, William, Award of merit, May 1949; Daugherty, Dr. Carroll, Request for information by Jones and Laughlin, 1949; Rufus H. Fitzgerald Commencement speaker, 1954 at Davidson College; RHF sat for portrait by Sidney Dickinson, 1955; Rules for DeSota Hall dormitory, 1949; Clayton Braun, painter, letters about Brackenridge painting Sidney E. Dickinson, painter, - letters to Chancellor Fitzgerald about painting his portrait (handwritten); Dinner given 1954 for the Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania, by the University of Pittsburgh in the Commons Room, sponsored by Gimbels

Folder 178 Editor, University of Pittsburgh Press (Starrett)

Research and publication programs – Buhl Foundation Grants; Promotion efforts of the Press; Cresap report on the University Press; Stockton family gifts from Mrs. Sumner B. Ely (list of five)

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Folder 179 School of Education, 1951-1955

Yeager, William A. – Nature and determination of the total service load of faculty members in Schools (Colleges) of Education; Conference on Educational Leadership and Special Education Services, 1955; Search fro Dean for School of Education; Cooperative Program in Educational Administration, a report; How to choose your college, by Dr. Paul Masoner; Progress in the development of the internship program in School Administration, 1953/54; Report of the Committee on the Five-Year plan of the School of Education; Pittsburgh Area Workshop on Economic Education, 1953; Cooperative Program in Education and Administration – Penn State, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, and Temple; Final Report of the Committee of Five: The School of Education, its past, present and future, 1955

Folder 180 Committee on Educational Exchange

University of the Andes case, 1955; Educational Exchange awards, 1955/1954; Correspondence concerning the students from Columbia who are enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh; Need for arrangements for entertaining of foreign visitors, budget and full-time staff, etc. – letter from Louis W.H. Johnston, 1954; Foreign students, list of, 1953/54; Foreign Professors, 1953/54; Minutes of the Committee, October 26, 1953; & December 12, 1953; Correspondence concerning Committees for Syria Lebanon room, 1947; Committee on Educational Exchange – Statement of purpose and Program, 1948; (Name to be Committee on International Educational Exchange); qLC1090 P6923 report for Carnegie Endowment

Folder 181 Ellsworth Center

University of Pittsburgh at Ellsworth Center – Director, Dr. Viers Adams; Started in fall of 1947 (2 year center); Activities at the Ellsworth Center; Court case relative to flood lights which the University wants to install; Pamphlet announcing the opening of Ellsworth Center, September 1947; General policies affecting the operation of the Center

Folder 182 Emory University

Visit to by Chancellor Fitzgerald; Address by David Rockefeller April 12, 1955 – “The role of business in financing higher education”

Folder 183 School of Engineering

New building in progress; Interesting fact concerning the Schools of Engineering and Mines; Funds needed for the new building 1954; Proposed program for the development and improvement of the Schools of Engineering and mines, 1954; pamphlet: Engineering as a career; Dr. G.R. Fitterer appointed Dean of the Schools of Engineering & Mines; Engineers’ Council for Professional Development – Summary of visiting panel report of the University of Pittsburgh, January 9, 1950; List of graduates of the metallurgical engineering Department, 1907-1947

Folder 184 Erie Center (Erie Junior College)

Report on the Erie Center, submitted by Lee M. Thurston, May 24, 1943

Folder 185 Extension Division

Community Church Services in Heinz Chapel, 1955; Summer Session, 1955 – The role of communications in human relations; Survey of community services on the University campus, 1953/54; Cresap Report and the Extension Division; Duties of the Director of Special Services from Viers W. Adams to the Chancellor; Suggested having a Director of Television; Purpose of the Extension Division, 1953; plan to establish Jr. college in Pittsburgh, 1946

Folder 186 E (General)

Electronic Computer Committee; Emergencies; Engineering Council (Proposed plan for development and improvement of the Schools of Engineering & Mines); Question of having the National Engineering Society in Pittsburgh, 1954; Pamphlet: Logical location for the new Engineering Center Building is Pittsburgh; Photograph of the proposed Engineering Society Building

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Folder 187 Falk School
Folder 188 Film Library

Committee recommends having a University Film Library and Service center, 1945

Folder 189 Foreign Students, 1945-1951

List of students enrolled, 1951; 1950-51; 1947-48; 1946; 1945; 1944/45

Folder 190 Stephen Foster Memorial

Correspondence between Chancellor Fitzgerald and Fletcher Hodges, 1954; Program of 26th annual memorial program, 1953; Regulations for programs presented by organizations other than the University of Pittsburgh; Gifts from the Lilly family to the Foster Hall; Pamphlet: Stephen Collins Foster memorial; dedicated June 2, 1937

Folder 191 Fund for the Advancement of Education

Ford Foundation; Announcement of faculty fellowships, 1952/53

Folder 192 F (General)

Fair Employment Practices Ordinance, 1953; Ford Foundation, foreign study research fellowships, 1952; Ford Motor Co. scholarship program; Robert N. Farr; Gov. John Fine; Foreign Policy Seminars; Fraternities

Folder 193 Graduate School, July 1954-June1955

Clippings – Dean Herbert E. Longenecker leaving for University of Illinois; "University faculty compensation policies and practices in the U.S.", by Herbert E. Longenecker; Report for the Committee on Outside Activities, prepared by Herbert E. Longenecker

Folder 194 Graduate School, June 1953-June 1954

Statement on research at the University of Pittsburgh, by H.E. Longenecker, 1954; Study of remunerative outside activities of University Faculty members; Statement of the University of Pittsburgh in support of a proposal of Mellon Institute to house, maintain and operate a digital computer for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1952

Folder 195 Graduate School, 1943-1952
Folder 196 Graduate School, 1940-1941

New graduate school regulations as passed by the Executive Committee

Folder 197 G (General)

Addison Gibson Laboratory – report of activities; Gift of photograph of class of 1898 by Stella and Margaret Stein; List of Gillespie monetary gifts to the University; Greek Week celebration; Dr. Alan Gregg – Medical Institutes, 1953; Guggenheim Foundation; 1898 class photo-file contains names on photo; Greek Earthquake Committee; Graduate Hall; Alan Gregg speech; Ralph Griswold letter; Grove letter re: American Indian classroom

Folder 198 Heinz Chapel

Copy of deed of gift, 1929; Policies governing the uses of the Heinz Memorial Chapel; Stokowski to lead chorus in Heinz Chapel, 1951; Permission to use for weddings and the regulations, 1943; Charles J. Connick designed stain glass windows; Descriptive guide booklet; memorial service April 18, 1941 for Doctor Hugo Kahl; Annual report, 1949/50; Dedication program November 20, 1938

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Folder 199 Honorary Degrees, 1910-1945

Lists of honorary degrees, 1910-1929 and 1907-1945

Folder 200 H (General)

Education Camp Project, 1948 – Samuel Harper – Teaching Resources; Galen C. Hartman – Subscription to building fund; Mrs. Clifford Heinz – miscellaneous possible gift; Mrs. Lois E. Hibernia gave a German Bible to the University which may be in the library; Housing Committee, 1947 – Minutes of the meetings; Correspondence of Ivan G. Nagy of the Hungarian Legation, Rustem Vambery Minister of Hungary; Visiting the Hungarian Room – Mrs. Mitchell’s letter, 1947; from diary of R.A. Hall, March 1943; Correspondence: Mrs. Roy Hunt, Mr. and Mrs Clifford Heinz.

Folder 201 Industry-College Conference, November 12-13, 1953

Proceedings of conference held at the Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, WV; Correspondence

Folder 202 International Association of Universities
Folder 203 I (General)

Information Please Almanac; Policy for Institutes, special lecture events and short courses.

Folder 204 J (General)

John Jenness dissertation; Paneling from B.F. Jones mansion

Folder 205 K (General)

KDKA Radio Station – tower near Stadium, 1947; KQV Peache Ground Breaking ceremony, April 24, 1947 – program; A.T. Kearney & Co. – survey of administrative operations (awarded to Cresap); Kerr letter; Chesterfield report controversy.

Folder 206 School of Law

Legal education in Pennsylvania (confidential copy no. 36; Dean Arthur Larsen becomes Undersecretary of Labor, 1954

Folder 207 Institute of Local Government

Memorandum on the purpose, progress and prospects of, June 1949; Pennsylvania Municipal employees retirement law, a summary, 1949; Duties of the Assistant Directors; Background of the Institute

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Folder Library

Correspondence and Minutes of meeting concerning the policy for the Darlington Library, 1955; Policy for main library (University Librarian or Director of University Libraries); Pamphlet: Personal memories of the Darlington Family at Guyasuta, Anne Hemphill Herbert, 1949; Desire to have a spoken record collection, 1954; Answer concerning the Cresap report on the library

Folder 209-212 Loyalty Oath Act (PA), 1949-1953

Memos and certifications of loyalty for University employees per the requirements of the Act; Herman T. Epstein; materials that Fitzgerald took to Harrisburg, 4/30/1951; Memoranda and correspondence regarding the Oath.

Folder 213 L (General)

Lilly correspondence on Bar-Ilan University and Salk Vaccine; Leland Baldwin/Stefan Lorant and the History of Pittsburgh; Lubic Award

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Folder 214 School of Medicine

Admissions of students reviewed; Financial aid to medical education; Research grant procedures, 1952; Retirement at 70 years of age; Secretaries to receive 3 weeks vacation after working 5 years; Text of Speech by Dr. Jonas Salk, 1950: The importance of identifying polio viruses, 1950; Dedication program of Western State Psychiatric Hospital, 1942; Cornerstone ceremonies of Western State Psychiatric Hospital, 1938; Prospects for Vice Chancellor of Health Professions

Folder 215 Medical Center

Presbyterian Hospital agreement, October 14, 1930; Magee Hospital agreement, 1947; Medical Center planning; Picture of group of buildings (photo-file);

Folder 216 Mellon Institute

Relationship between the University and Mellon Institute. (Biography of Dr. Edward Ray Weidlein; put in personal file)

Folder 217 Middle States Association

List of the Committee; Aims and Purposed of the University (excerpts from the 1787 and 1819 charters; Suggestions made by University of Pittsburgh administrative staff following Middle States 1952 evaluation

Folder 218 Department of Military Science and Tactics
Folder 219 M (General)

Development plan for Panther Hollow submitted by Philip S. Broughton (Mellon Trust); Mental Illness of students; Memorial service for deceased faculty – program, May 22, 1955; May 23, 1954; November 30, 1949; Memorial windows in the old chapel on Northside for Robert Bruce and Dr. Black – wanted to buy them from present owners; Municipal Hospital

Folder 220 National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

"Evaluation of 1954 Field Trial of Poliomyelitis Vaccine, summary report."; "The Scientist Speaks for Himself" CBS Radio, March 26, 1953

Folder 221 Nationality Rooms

Old Pennsylvania furniture given by Max Vance (Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.), Was from Andrew Vance house in Frankfort Springs; German Class Room, presentation of Fairy Tale window 1954; Mrs. Ruth Crawford Mitchell – letters (hand written); Formal dedication of the Italian Room – program, 1949; Christmas Dinner program

Folder 222 Nationality Rooms, English Classroom

Blueprint of the room; List of medallions for windows; Correspondence with and photograph of Sir Alfred C. Bossom; List of books locked in the English Room, two dispatch boxes and facsimiles of the Magna Carta Great Seal of King John; Program of dinner at 20th Century Club given by 18 Committees for Dr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald; Citation for Doctor of Laws degree awarded Alfred Charles Bossom (on back of program); List of invitations sent; Speeches given; Pictures of the room as dedicated

Folder 223 New York University

Root-Tilden Scholarships

Boxes 27-34
Folders 224-231 Daybooks, March 1, 1938-June 30, 1955
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions. Box 28 FF 225 has an envelope marked as restricted access.

These files contain the notes, memoranda and transcripts of meetings and telephone conversations of Fitzgerald from the time he was Provost until he retired as Chancellor in June 1955.

The Daybooks are arranged by date.

Box 35
Folder 232 Nuclear Research, 1946

Memo on Regional Laboratory for Nuclear Research involving Pitt, Tech and Westinghouse, Meeting at Carnegie Institute of Technology, July 26, 1946

Folder 233 Nurses Residence

Dedication invitation, May 11, 1953; Dr. Fitzgerald’s remarks; Herbert M. Garland, Director

Folder 234 School of Nursing, 1939-1954

Industrial nursing program not to be discontinued – letters in support of the program; Recommendations for nursing education in the Medical Center; Future plans for the School of Nursing in a letter to Mr. Scaife; 1939, setting-up School of Nursing

Folder 235 N (General)

National Advisory Committee on Education; National Association of Deans of Women; National Committee Against Discrimination; National Geographic Society; Ethebert Nevin

Folder 236 O (General)

Orr, Overload policy; Owens; Open House

Folder 237 Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities
Folder 238 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Folder 239 Personnel Committee, 1952-1953

Minutes and Correspondence

Folder 240 Physical Plant

List of projected work; Ellsworth building; Report of Survey of Dental Infirmary, 1954; Furnishing of the 12th floor of the Cathedral of Learning by Mrs. Heinz; Report of Survey of Thaw Hall, 1954; William G. Fisher, Director

Folder 241 School of Pharmacy

Borden Scholarship Award, 1954, 1954, etc.; In 1098, the Scio College of Pharmacy became an affiliate of the University and was called the Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy. On January 26, 1948 the merger was completed and it became the University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy

Folder 242 Phi Beta Kappa

Constitution and bylaws, 1949 (general); Bylaws of XI Chapter of the University of Pittsburgh; Extracts from college catalogs with respect to counting vocational courses toward liberal arts courses

Folder 243 Pitcairn-Crabbe Foundation Lectures

Correspondence; Programs; Invitations; Chancellor Bowman given honorary degree, 1948

Folder 244 Pittsburgh Photographic Library, 1954-1955
Folder 245 Psychiatric Cases

Committee formed to address students with mental health problems

Folder 246 Graduate School of Public Health

Proposal for conferring of additional degrees, 1955; Institute on Hospital Affairs suggested; Progress Report, 1948-1952; Clippings on the possible purchase of Municipal Hospital; Outline of memorandum relative to the possibility of establishing a Graduate School of Public Health; see also FF 390-399

Folder 247 Department of Public Instruction

Courses approved, 1955; Report of higher institutions of learning, 1953/54; Biennial Report, 1952/54; Report, 1952/53; Report 1951/52; Biennial report 1950/52; Report 1950/51; Report 1949/50; Biennial report, 1948/50

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Folder 248 Public Relations Counselor

Library Study Committee report on space problems, Francis C. Pray; Faculty Schedule Card; Scholarship information

Folder 249 P (General)

Paintings (description of portrait of Sabina Wolfe Brackenridge by Rembrandt Peale and Hugh Henry Brackenridge); Patent policy, by Senate Committee; “Ex Hoc Semine Nostra Gloria”, by John Milton Duff, M.D. (reprint given by Harriet Duff Phillips); Plaque for original site of Pittsburgh Academy Log cabin; Pittsburgh Child Guidance Center

Folder 250 Registrar

Enrollment, divided in several ways, 1952/53, 1953/54, 1954/55; Enrollment records by schools 1940/41-1950/51; Letter from Registrar to Chancellor about Cresap Report on the office functions; Student enrollment, 1929/30 – 1948/49; Bujno, Bruno

Folder 251 Religion-in-life Conference, 1951-1955
Folder 252 Research Bureau for Retail Training

Correspondence concerning degrees; Testimonial dinner honoring Professor Bishop Brown, 1949 (program and speech)

Folder 253
othertype 1-3 Research, 1938-1944

Research project in chemistry, physics, biology, and psychology progress report to the Buhl Foundation, 1942; Proposal for an expanded program of research on metals; Special report to the Buhl Foundation…on research on war emergency problems, 1942; Minutes of the meeting of the Research Committee, May 11, 1942; Special report to the Buhl Foundation relative to problems raised by national defense activities; Nine pamphlets of reprints of research projects; Correspondence with Dr. Charles G. King; John and Mary R. Markle Foundation for research in biochemistry; Budget plan; Proposed budget 1941/42 – 1945/46; A proposal for establishing a science research division at the University of Pittsburgh; Experiments with direct currents on chick embryos, by Peter Gray, 1939; Some thoughts on the Pittsburgh cyclotron; Report on the Proposed University of Pittsburgh cyclotron; Many reports to the Buhl Foundation on progress of science research

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Folder 254 Research in the Natural Sciences, 1952-1955

Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, National Science Foundation; Clapp Hall space; Correspondence with Longenecker; Buhl Foundation; Gulf Research cooperative plan; patents

Folder 255 Retirement

Lists and dates for those retired (medallions sent); correspondence; Proposed retirement and annuity plan

Folder 256 R (General)
Folder 257 Seismological Laboratory

Donation of Dr. George H. Clapp, 1938; In the Cathedral of Learning

Folder 258 Senate, 1941-1943

Minutes of the Executive Committee; Report of the Committee on budget policies to the Senate, 1943; Membership lists; Report of the University Senate Committee on membership; Constitution of the University Senate, adopted by the Temporary University Council at January 3, 1941

Folder 259 Senate, 1943-1955

Constitution Committee, 1955; Committee reports, 1953/54; Recommendations approved by Senate, May 15, 1953; Notes concerning its establishment; Annual report of the secretary May 12, 1944

Folder 260 Temporary University Council, 1938-1941

To set up University Senate; Constitution of the University Senate, January 3, 1941; Minutes of meetings, 1940-41; Correspondence concerning the planning of a University Senate; University Council, 1935 (under Chancellor Bowman)

Folder 261 Senate, Committee on Athletics

New Committee according to Trustees new policy; Recommendations for varsity letter awards; Civic Light Opera to use Stadium; Outline of athletic scheduling and budget procedure, April 18, 1947; Committee resolutions

Folder 262 Senate, Committee on Budget Policies

Report to the Senate by the Educational Policies Committee, February 16, 1951; Other reports of committee, 1950; Report on “overload”

Folder 263 Senate, Committee on Constitution of the Senate

Study of the constitution, May 1955

Folder 264 Senate, Educational Policies Committee, July 1952-February 1955

Report, November 1954; First progress report, 1953-54; Resolutions of the Committee, May 1953; Report, 1952/53 & 1951-53; Notes on a proposed faculty charter, January, 1953; Statement, May 1952

Folder 265 Senate, Educational Policies Committee

Proposal for making awards to members of our faculty to stimulate scholarly projects and better teaching; Statement of the committee, May 9, 1952; Statement on policy concerning faculty obligations and teaching loads, 1948; Report, August 1945; and 1943

Folder 266 Senate, Educational Policies Committee, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences Reports
Folder 267 Senate, Committee on Elections, 1942-1945
Folder 268 Senate, Executive Committee, Minutes, 1943-1955
Folder 269 Senate, Faculty Welfare Committee

Reports on T.I.I.A.; Group Medical and Surgical Insurance; Joint Housing Project

Folder 270 Senate, Library and University Publications Committee

Various reports on the condition of the library; Consideration given for a Friends of the Library group; Plans for a Science-Technology Library

Folder 271 Senate, Public Relations Committee

Committee meetings, 1952, 1950, 1946, 1943, 1942

Folder 272 Senate, Publications Committee

Meetings and Reports

Folder 273 Senate, Committee on Registration Procedure
Folder 274 Senate, Retirement Policy Committee

Correspondence, Memoranda 1943-1946

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Folder 275 Senate, Student Relations Committee, 1942-1953
Folder 276 Senate, Tenure and Academic Freedom Committee

Organized February 1942; Committee reports to 1955

Folder 277 Senior Memorials

Heinz Chapel windows

Folder 278 Sequoia Trees, 1955

Plans for planting. History of the tree, 1955

Folder 279 Shiftwork Courses, 1941-1942

Program to accommodate students who work changing shifts

Folder 280
Volume 1-2 School of Social Work

Buhl Foundation grant, 1954; Memos – Social Work alumni; Letters from alumni upholding the Dean’s stand; Freedom of speech upheld; Controversy over Dr. Hathaway; Freedom of speech and tenure

Box 40
Folders 281-284 Space Research Coordination Center
Separated Material:
These folders have been relocated to UA RG 15/19. They contain the correspondence and memoribila from the development of the SRCC.

Folder 285 Special Services

Surplus properties; List of special activities of Viers W. Adams, Director, 1952-53

Folder 286 Stadium

Bonds and bondholders

Folder 287 Student Health Service

"Minute a Day" program for by H C Carlson; "Social Fundamentals";

Folder 288 Student Organizations

Student Faculty Organization Social rules; Information concerning student activities or off-campus engagements

Folder 289 Scholarships Not Awarded

Applications not granted, 1949-1950; Received scholarship from other sources; Request for scholarship withdrawn; Scholarships not recommended by Deans; RHF did not approve the scholarships recommended for these students

Folder 290 Special Scholarships, 1946-1951

University scholarships, 1951/52 – 1946/47; Memo on Senatorial scholarships

Folder 291 Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarships [RESTRICTED], 1951/52

List of those receiving Scholarships, 1951/52; application papers and grades for each person

Box 41
Folders 292-294 Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarships [RESTRICTED], Summer 1948-1950/51

Box 42
Folders 295-297 Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarships [RESTRICTED], 1945/46-1947/48

Box 43
Folders 298-300 Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarships [RESTRICTED], 1942/43-1944/45

Box 44
Folders 301-303 Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarships [RESTRICTED], 1939/40-1941/42

Box 45
Folder 304 Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarships [RESTRICTED], 1938/39
Folder 305 Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Scholarships [RESTRICTED], Summer 1938 and 1941/42 list
Folder 306 S (General)

Alfred Bossom’s letter; Senatorial scholarships; Scharfe, Howard C. – Biography; Proposed Division of research of Social Sciences; Use of Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall; Leopold Stokowski correspondence; Symposium on Combustion, 1954; Correspondence: Schaefer, Salchli, Schenley Apartments Co. re: Thackery, Schinneller; Schmidt, A.W., Spanish Embassy, Stokowski Leopold (with Signature),

Box 46
Folder 307 Statement of Principles for the Medical Center

Duties of the Vice-chancellor for Health Professions; Plans for the development of the Health Center

Folder 308 Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA)


Folder 309 Temple University

Correspondence concerning acceleration for superior high school students

Folder 310 Tenure

University of Pittsburgh Tenure plan, February 1949; plans of other schools

Folder 311 Treasurer

Office hours, vacations; Memo on workmen-compensation insurance; Life insurance plan, July 1, 1945; Receipts and expenditures for the Buhl Foundation grant for School of Applied Social Sciences, 1942/43; Research Fund in biochemistry, 1941/42

Folder 312 T (General)

Correspondence with Taylor re: Edward Elgar; Texas Universities; Theological Seminaries; Thirteen Citizens Committee; Tilden Scholarship; Turner

Folder 313 Tuition Allowances, 1953-1955

Policy, correspondence and chart

Folder 314 Tuition and Fees

Fees: physical education, Applied social sciences, Research Bureau for Retail Training; Tuition increase

Folder 315 U.S. Department of the Navy

Trainee work; Plaque given in appreciation for World War II co-operation, 1947; Peacetime education of Naval Officers; Exchange of professors; Charles McKenna Lynch retires as Director of Naval Officers procurement – 4th Naval District, 1945

Folder 316 U.S. Office of Education (Department of Health, Education and Welfare), 1943-1955

Study of college students retention and withdrawal, 1953; Education directory, 1952/53; correspondence during war years; Ruth Crawford Mitchell, “The Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh and international understanding”

Folder 317 University Car

Box 47
Folder 318 University Invitations, 1954-1955

Academic celebrations that the University was invited to attend.

Folder 319 University Press, 1947-1955

Invitation: Regional awards in history to Dr. Charles Fletcher Lewis, Director of the Buhl Foundation and to George Mercer Papers, relating to the Ohio Company of Virginia, comp. and e. by Lois Mulkearn; clipping: 5 women run the University Press at Pitt (short history of); 1954; clipping: Mary E. Bakewell – “Of long ago”; A few catalogs; A Series of books on historic western Pennsylvania

Folder 320 University Research Committee, 1951

Memos on ideas for research policies and contracts; Procedures relating to research financed by individuals and organizations outside the University, 1951

Folder 321 U (General) and U.S. Air Force

House Un-American Activities Committee; U.S. Army; U.S. Air Force; Map making; International Relations; U.S. Attorney General; U.S. Civil Service; U.S. Congress; School of Medicine, Committee on Research and Development Report

Folder 322 U. S. Government

Department of Interior. Bureau of Reclamation. Demineralization of saline waters. October 1952 66 p.; ROTC; Education and Labor; Marine Corps; Post Office (propaganda); Dept. of State; Treasury; University Food Service

Folder s324 Veterans, 1952

Senatorial scholarships for Korean Veterans, 1952; Emergency Committee for amendment of Korean G.I. bill, 1952

Folder 324 Vice Chancellor, Schools of the Health Professions (Moore) July 1954-June 1955

Letters concerning more budgetary needs, 1955; Policy on patents; Policy for Health Professions Libraries, 1955

Folder 325 Vice Chancellor, Schools of the Health Professions (Moore), January-June 1954

Pension plan, 1954; plans for Health Professions building, 1955; List of nine policies, 1954; Falk Clinic board; Council of Deans meeting, January 15, 1954

Folder 325a Vice Chancellor, Schools of the Health Professions (Moore), Falk Clinic, 1937-1949

Includes Annual Reports for Falk Clinic, 1947-48 and 1952-53

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Folder 326 Vice Chancellor, Schools of the Health Professions (Moore), September -December 1953

Letter in connection with developing a Medical Center in Oakland; Planning the Nurses’ Residence building; “The Tower” Autumn 1953; Dinner in honor of Dr. Robert Moore; “This I believe” – speech of Dr. Moore at the dinner; General policies of the School of Health Professions

Folder 327 Vice Chancellor, Schools of the Health Professions, 1952-1953

Vice Chancellor search

Folder 328 Vice Chancellor, Schools of the Health Professions, December 1952-September 1953

Outline of program for development of Medical Center as submitted by Mr. Falk at the meeting of the Board of Trustees, held on 9/18/1953

Folder 329 Schools of the Health Professions


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Folder 330 Vice Chancellor, Schools of Health Professions

Search for 10/15/1951 to January 1952; Speech of Dr. A. LeRoy Johnson given to RHF by Dr. Alan Gregg, “Between two mountains of conceit”; “The golden gate of medicine”, by Alan Gregg, M.D. Vitae of candidates

Folder 331 Vice Chancellor (Charles B. Nutting), February 1952-June 1955

“Living abroad at home”; an international curricula-Community Program for undergraduate students, prepared by Mrs. Ruth Crawford Mitchell, October 25, 1954, 13 pages; Dr. Fitzgerald advised to send to Rockefeller Foundation; Memo on procedure for appointment; Duties of the Vice-Chancellor; “The framework of freedom”, by Charles B. Nutting; clippings of Dean of Law School Nutting appointed Vice-Chancellor

Folder 332 V (General)

“The significance of the Pittsburgh story”, address by Arthur B. Van Buskirk 12 pages; Vaughn and Van Bremer correspondence

Folder 333 War Emergency (1)

Memos; pamphlets; Office of War Information “victory”; Proclamation for fifth registration day (for War); Air raid instructions; Minutes of Deans’ meeting, February 2, 1942; and January 5, 1942; Deferment of students, 1941; Directory of War Agencies

Box 50
Folder 334 War Emergency (2)

Pamphlets on war training; “Classification and selection”; Engineering Defense Program; Vocational training; ROTC; Civil Aeronautics Authority; Organizational chart of the Defense Training Personnel; Research work being done

Folder 335 War Emergency, R.A. Gilmore, November 1942-April 1944
Folder 336 War Emergency, Air R.O.T.C., 1945-1946
Folder 337 War Emergency, Armed Forces Institute 1943-1945

Professors who are in the Army; Shrivenham American University, Shrivenham, England, Term II, October 1945; Army University Study Center

Folder 339 War Emergency, Civilian Defense, 1941-1943

Director appointed, 1943; Organization chart of the city of Pittsburgh Civilian Defense; State Council of Defense – College Division; “School and College Civilian Morale Service”, 1941; State Council of Defense rule governing blackout, 1943; University Civilian Defense Program

Folder 339 War Emergency, Enlisted Reserve

Army Specialized Training Program; Navy College Program

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Folder 340 War Emergency, Faculty Conscription

Deferment letters for Faculty and Stafft; Memorandum on occupational deferments

Folder 341 War Emergency, War Manpower Commission

Preliminary announcement of the Army Specialized Training Program; clippings

Folder 342 War Emergency, Goodyear Aircraft Training Program
Folder 343 War Emergency, 3 ½ year High School students, 1942-1944

Folder 345
Folder 344 War Emergency, Japanese Students
Folder 345 War Emergency, Key Center of Information
Folder 346 War Emergency, Meteorology Courses
Folder 347 War Emergency, Navy R.O.T.C.
Folder 348 War Emergency, Navy Medical and Dental Units
Folder 349 War Emergency, Petroleum Products Testing and Inspection
Folder 350 War Emergency, Physical Fitness Program
Folder 351 War Emergency, Committee on Emergency Research 1942-1944

Progress Reports, Contracts, Memoranda

Folder 352 War Emergency, Student conscription, 1940-1944
Folder 353 War Emergency, Student War Loans
Folder 354 War Emergency, Student Transportation and Gas Rationing Committee

Box 52
Folder 355 War Emergency, Army Air Corps (1)
Folder 356 War Emergency, Army Air Corps (2)
Folder 357 War Emergency, Army Specialized Training Reserve Program, June 1943-March 1945

Correspondence, Manuals, Curricula

Folder 358 War Emergency, Army Specialized Training Reserve Program (1) November 1943-March 1945

Course listings, Faculty, Students

Folder 359 War Emergency, Army Specialized Training Reserve Program (2) November 1943-March 1945

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Folder 360 War Emergency, Army Specialized Training Program, September 1943-October 1943
Folder 361 War Emergency, Army Specialized Training Program, June 1943-August 1943
Folder 362 War Emergency, Army Specialized Training Program, December 1942-May 1943
Folder 363 War Emergency, Army Specialized Training Program, Contract material

Box 54
Folder 364 War Emergency, Army Specialized Training Program, Medicine and Dentistry
Folder 365 Weber, John, 1943-1955

Secretary of the University; Memos; Correspondence concerning costs; Buildings; Excerpts from Minutes of Board of Trustees, 1952-53 concerning money; Memo concerning Bellefield Boiler Plant; Three weeks vacation for certain long term secretaries, 1950; List of Senate bills involving Pitt, 1949; Senate bills; Proposed distribution of space in Thaw Hall, 1947; Westinghouse television tower; see also 3/4/1A

Folder 365 Weber, John, 1938-1943
Folder 367 Western State Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 1947-1954

Memos; Organization chart; Relationship with the University

Folder 368 Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Scholarships by Westinghouse; George Westinghouse Centennial forum; George Westinghouse

Folder 369 W (General)

White House Conference on Education; John Hay Whitney Foundation; Who’s Who (has some biographies); “The Kaiser Book”, ed. By Max Herzig – gift of Dr. Samuel H. Williams, 1954; Mildred Walters; Charles Wertz; Western Theological Seminary; Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Program

Folder 370 Small Pamphlets

American Council on Education Studies: Higher Education cooperates in national defense, 1941; Higher Education and the war, 1942; Organizing higher education for national defense, 1941; Sound educational credit for military experience, 1943

Box 55
Folder Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority, 1948-1949

Applications for the position of Director (Fitzgerald was Chairman of the Authority)

Folder 372 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority, 1949

Applications – Engineer

Folder 373 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

Architects; Preliminary estimates, August 7, 1950 Prepared by Ramp Buildings Corp.; Correspondence;

Folder 374 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority


Folder 375 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

Financing; RHF as chairman of the Authority signed Agreement between the Authority and the City; correspondence concerning sale of bonds; Misc. correspondence;

Folder 376 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

House Bill no. 542; In the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Western District. Brief in behalf of the Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh. No 115, March term, 1948; Pennsylvania House Bill no. 542, 1947; Parking Authority Law (abstract, 1947);

Folder 377 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

McNeil; Correspondence; Includes some plans; Agreement with Hoffman & Crumpton, registered architects

Folder 378 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority, 1950-1951

Meeting minutes and Reports

Box 56
Folder 379 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

Meetings & reports, 1947-49; Correspondence; Report on Six Proposed Parking Facilities, 1948; Summary report of Authority’s activities to date, may 1, 1949; Minutes of meetings;

Folder 380 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

Ch. Fitzgerald resigned from Parking Authority, 1951; Certificate from the Committee; Appointment to Authority, 1947 – correspondence

Folder 381 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

Real Estate; Correspondence

Folder 382 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

Treasurer, 1948-51

Folder 383 Pittsburgh Public Parking Authority

Miscellaneous; Clipping: Miss Alpern quits Parking Authority; Examples of other parking plazas; “Allegheny county Farmers Market” (summary & conclusions, by Wayne A. Lee, 1947); Pamphlet: Parking study of the Pittsburgh central business district, 1945-46

Box 57
Folder 384 University of Pennsylvania, Division of Placement Research, First Annual Report, 1953

First annual report, 1950-51; presentation copy for Fitzgerald for service on the Committee on Research and Publications, University of Pennsylvania

Box 58
Folder 385 Survey of administrative management of the University of Pittsburgh, by Cresap, McCormick & Paget for Chancellor Fitzgerald, April 14, 1954

"Cresap Report"

Box 60
Folder 388 Speeches, 1939-1945

Includes list of speeches for Folders 387-388

Folder 388 Speeches, 1946-1955
Folder 390 Graduate School of Public Health

Estimated space requirements for new school; conference on methods in public health research, May 10-11, 1950 – program; degrees for students pursuing studies in public health; Pre-catalogue, October , 1949; Correspondence, Parran-McEllroy concerning appointments to be made; Instructional and research interests in public health; Notes on recruitment of personnel; Agreement of lease – Municipal Hospital. Correspondence 10/20/1948-9/18/1950.

Folder 391 Graduate School of Public Health

A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust gift; memos of conferences; letter concerning progress in the 14 months since the gift; minutes of Board of Trustees 9/21/1948 and 12/14/1948; copy of deed of gift in trust; news releases

Folder 392 Graduate School of Public Health

Preliminary procedures 1/23/1948-5/9/1950; Concerning Logan Armory; blueprint plans of property from Real Estate Co. of Pittsburgh; Excerpts from Summary Report of 10 schools of public health 1946-47; Report – The organization and operation of a university medical center with particular reference to the University of Pittsburgh; Mayor Lawrence’s speech 5/5/1948; notes on a cooperative arrangement – Dr. Lowell J. Reed; statement on research in natural sciences; confidential reports.

Folder 393 Graduate School of Public Health, Personnel

Biographical notes on faculty: Atwater, Shepard, Reed, Ciocco, Cox, Crabtree, Dingle, Hatch, Densen, Hamman, Johnson, Robert E., Kammer, Lichty, Smith Charles Edward, Sterner

Folder 394 Graduate School of Public Health, Thomas Parran

Address by Fosdick at the inauguration of Raymond Edens as President of Duke University, 10/21/1949 (Parran attended for the University); Parran’s out-of-the-city schedules 1949-50; Report by Parran to Adolph Schmidt 2/28/1949; Parran Curriculum Vitae.

Folder 395 Graduate School of Public Health, Parran Scholarship Fund, 1949
Folder 396 Graduate School of Public Health, Municipal Hospital

Temporary quarters for the School

Folder 397 Graduate School of Public Health, Public Health Law Project

Statement of Organization and Procedure; Proposal for the codification of Public Health Laws 1948-49

Folder 398 Graduate School of Public Health, Finance

Review of investments, March 1949, April 1949, September 1949; Memo concerning federal aid to schools of public health; copy of U.S. Senate bill on aid to medical education; Memo of transactions 12/10/1948 regarding Mellon gift

Folder 399 Graduate School of Public Health, Clippings
Separated Material:
Moved to UA RG 90/41-e

Box 61 Honorary Degrees

Honorary Degrees awarded to Fitzgerald from Washington & Jefferson College 1948; Carnegie Institute of Technology 1947; Stetson University 1956; Alfred University 1948; Allegheny College 1955; Grove City College 1949; University of Pittsburgh 1955

Volume 1 Congratulatory Letters to Fitzgerald concerning his Retirement as Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, 1955