Collections

Pamela J. Stewart & Andrew J. Strathern Archive

Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Paul Slantis Photographs

Visual images taken by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette photographer Paul Slantis from 1946-1956 depict a variety of Pittsburgh and regional scenes, including industry, streets, portraits, aerial shots, notable personalities, people and activities, and architecture.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania Railroad Photographs

Visual images document construction and repair projects to the Pennsylvania Railroad's lines, both within the city of Pittsburgh, as well as across the Midwest from 1907-1917; featured prominently in the collection is the renovation and construction of the second track for the Ohio Connecting Railway Bridge, located just north of downtown Pittsburgh.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Administration

Throughout its history, the University has provided a summary of its curriculum, achievements and events through a series of publications and reports. Some of these records, such as Chancellor’s Reports and University Catalogues, are internal documents that describe academic life at Pitt and the University’s response to current events. Others, such as the University Fact Books and Press Releases, were distributed on a wider basis and provide information about Pitt’s strengths and important events affiliated with the University.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Alumni

Beginning in 1926 with the University of Pittsburgh Record the university has utilized publications to stay in touch with alumni. Since that time, other publications such as the Pittsburgh Record, University of Pittsburgh Alumni Bulletin, Alumni Review, Alumni News Review, Alumni Times and Pitt have kept alumni informed about the activities of their alma mater and fellow graduates. Many issues of these publications are available in this collection.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Athletics

The University of Pittsburgh has a longstanding tradition of athletic achievement. This collection provides information about Pitt football (1950-2010) and basketball (1958-2011) teams through university-issued media guides. Also included is the 1910 football yearbook and photographs of teams, players and coaches from various sports.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Campus Life

This collection provides photographs and information about Pitt buildings and events, such as commencement and the honors convocation, that are integral parts of the Pitt experience.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Faculty

This collection contains lectures, correspondence, and photographs that demonstrate the impact Pitt faculty has made on campus, in Pittsburgh, and throughout the world.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Nationality Rooms

This collection contains photographs, presentation programs and other publications concerning the Cathedral of Learning’s Nationality Rooms.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt News

The Pitt News and its predecessor, The Pitt Weekly, are the student newspapers of the University of Pittsburgh. This collection contains scanned copies of these papers from the inception of The Pitt Weekly in 1910 through 1998.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Photographs

This collection contains photos of Pitt buildings, students, faculty, athletics, organizations and events from the University Archives and many other Archives Service Center photographic collections. It also includes photographs of the University of Pittsburgh Greensburg campus and activities.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Publications

This collection contains a multitude of publications providing several perspectives and pertaining to various aspects of the university, including alumni and student publications. Also present are several comprehensive histories of the university and publications from various academic disciplines.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Student Life

This collection contains publications and programs that provide information about academics and student life at Pitt, including the notebook of Joseph Larwill, which is the only manuscript in the University Archives that dates from the Pittsburgh Academy.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Yearbooks

The Owl began publication in 1907 as the yearbook of the Western University of Pennsylvania. In 1981 the yearbook’s name was changed to Panther Prints, shifting the focus from students and activities to campus events. This collection contains every yearbook published from 1907 to 2011, documenting over a century of Pitt students, groups and activities.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection

Visual images from the 1900s-1970s commissioned by the Pittsburgh Department of Public Works show parks, recreation facilities, and athletic events as well as hospital exteriors and interiors, mayoral events, traffic situations, and general street scenes of Pittsburgh.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Prints from the Collection of Wesley Pickard

Lithographs, etchings, watercolors, and engravings from the 1840s-1920s depict a variety of Pittsburgh landmarks, including bridges, downtown buildings, commercial and industrial establishments, and civic institutions that show the city before and during the period of industrial development in the 19th century.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Railways Company Records

Visual images from the 1870s-1970s depict many styles and views of street railway cars owned by this company; many Pittsburgh neighborhoods, such as the South Hills, Oakland, Downtown, Homewood, and Mt. Washington, are included.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Speech and Society Project

Focuses on disseminating research and educational materials relevant to the Pittsburgh dialect and includes conversational interviews that capture examples of such dialect.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Posters

Visual images of concert posters documenting Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) performances for audiences in Pittsburgh and around the world.
Contributor: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Archives

Pittsburgh Theatre

Photographs, publications, and other archival material related to theater within the City and the University of Pittsburgh.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh