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UA-RG-01/ UA-RG-15 . Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Papers and Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: UA-RG-01/ UA-RG-15

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on Rachel Carson

Identifier: 2018.004
Scope and Contents The Collection on Rachel Carson documents activities of Chatham University to collect, research, and promote the work and successes of Rachel Carson following her graduation from Pennsylvania College for Women (now Chatham University) in 1929. The collection includes copies of many, though not all, published writings by Rachel Carson dating from her years as a student at Pennsylvania College for Women (P.C.W.) and continuing throughout her career as a professional writer. The collection also...
Dates: Created: 1910-1964; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1964

Edna McKee-Houston Scrapbooks

Identifier: 2018.005
Scope and Contents The two scrapbooks from Edna McKee Houston detail her life while attending the Pennsylvania College for Women (P.C.W.) and shortly afterward as well as events in which P.C.W and alumnae were mentioned. The first scrapbook covers the years of 1897 – 1907 and includes photographs of her classmates, scenery, rooms, and events. The second scrapbook ranges from 1901 to 1918, containing only newspaper clippings from those years. The clippings detail events which she was part of as well as mentions...
Dates: Created: 1897-1911; Other: Majority of material found in 1904-1907

Eleanor Harbison Bream Letters and Diary

Identifier: 2016.005

Eleanor Harbison was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. In 1931 she began her studies at The Pennsylvania College for Women (PCW), now Chatham University.

Dates: Created: 1930-1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1962

Elizabeth Corey Wallis Papers

Identifier: 2017.004

Elizabeth Corey Wallis attended the Pennsylvania College for Women from 1924-1928. She was involved in many organizations at P.C.W. and these activities are documented in this collection.

Dates: Created: 1924-1928

Jerry L. Caplan Papers

Identifier: 2013.001

Jerry L. Caplan was a professor of art at Chatham College from 1959 until 1988. He taught a variety of art courses including oil painting, design, drawing, ceramics, and sculpture, the latter being his primary subject. Caplan was the innovator of pipe sculpture, a technique in which industrial clay pipes are shaped, cut, and joined to form artworks. In his personal time, Caplan taught workshops for pipe sculptures, raku, and ceramics across the United States and around the world.

Dates: Created: 1930-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1980-2004; Other: Date acquired: 06/07/2013

John W. Cummins Papers

Identifier: 2017.002
Abstract John W. Cummins was a professor of English at Chatham College from 1954-1985. He specialized in 19th century British literature and life and focused his scholarship and teaching in these areas. The John W. Cummins Collection consists of documents that chronicle teaching and life on the Chatham Campus from 1954-1989. Materials include information on curriculum, administrative processes, correspondence, and professional development activities in which Cummins...
Dates: Created: 1953-1989; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2007

Kathryn Watkins Strouss Diaries and Other Material

Identifier: 2022-003
Content Description This collection documents the life of Kathryn Watkins Strouss during her time as a student at the Pennsylvania College for Women (PCW, now Chatham University) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The collection consists primarily of yearly diaries covering the year of her graduation from Allegheny High School and her matriculation to PCW in 1926 through her graduation and post-college months of 1929. The collection also includes a diary documenting a portion of her 1963 travels to Europe. Entries...
Dates: 1925 - 1929, 1963; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1963, 1925 - 1929

Laberta Dysart Papers

Identifier: 2017.003
Scope and Contents

This collection mainly contains the working manuscripts of Chatham College: The First Ninety Years. Within the collection is also the Centennial Award received by Dysart, a retirement book, and a portrait photograph of Dysart.

Dates: Created: 1931-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1959

Martha J. Crandall Scrapbook

Identifier: 2018.006
Scope and Contents Martha J. Crandall’s scrapbook provides in depth coverage of her time at the Pennsylvania College for Women (P.C.W.) from 1913 – 1917. The scrapbook begins with the address of classmates and photographs of classmates, the school, and professors. The scrapbook includes invitations, dance cards, flyers, notes, streamers from parties, and news clippings. The materials are arranged in chronological order with some marginalia. The scrapbook includes event programs, with full commencement programs...
Dates: Created: 1913-1917

Virginia Sager Papers

Identifier: 2017.011

Virginia Ann Sager attended the Pennsylvania College for Women from 1944 – 1948 as a day student. She was the first woman in her family to receive a college education. The Virginia Sager Collection spans her time at the Pennsylvania College for Women.

Dates: Created: 1944-1948