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MSS. Manuscripts

 Record Group
Identifier: MSS

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Catherine R. Miller Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: MSS-1965.001
Scope and Contents

The Catherine R. Miller Collection contains 68 engravings, lithographs, and watercolors of 18th and 19th century Pittsburgh. The collection includes rare views of the city, maps, and numerous architectural drawings. Of particular note are works by Russel Smith, Tardieu, Currier, and Gillespie.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1755-1955; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1965

Ruth J. Snowdon Papers

Identifier: MSS-1971.001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 3 photo albums, a scrapbook, correspondence, articles, newspaper and magazine clippings, travel postcards, a certificate from the “Amigos de Tikal,” maps and illustrations, as well as miscellaneous materials itemized below. The collection documents Ruth Snowdon's trip to the Yucatan in 1936-37, her involvement with the Tikal Project at the University of Pennsylvania, her involvement with the John Lloyd Stephens Memorial Plaque Committee and dedication, her...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1911-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1936-1947; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1971