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Chatham University--Archives

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Chatham University Commencement Programs

 Collection
Identifier: 2018.007
Abstract

Chartered in 1869, Chatham University (formerly Pennsylvania Female College, Pennsylvania College for Women, and Chatham College) is a fully coeducation insitution of higher education located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  The Commencemetn Collection documents commencement excercises from 1870 to the present.  The collection primarily includes event programs, photographs, ephemera produced by Chatham University for the event.

Dates: Created: 1870-2018

Chatham University Faculty Manuals

 Collection
Identifier: 2019.004
Scope and Contents

This collection is compiled of manuals regarding basic faculty obligations and information, faculty advising manuals, revised faculty manuals, and testing administration manuals. The materials span from 1947 to 2004.

Dates: Created: 1947-2004

Chatham University Faculty Meeting Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: 2019.003
Scope and Contents This collection documents meetings of the Chatham University faculty from 1900 until 2015.  Consisting primarily of meeting minutes and agendas, both bound and unbound, the collection documents changes in staffing in all university departments, faculty compensation rates, college curriculum, scholarships and awards, campus initiatives—including student led initiatives—and events, collaborations with other organizations, secularization, and the activities of other campus committees.  Minutes...
Dates: Created: 1900-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1990

Chatham University Music Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2019.006
Scope and Contents This collection contains records created by the Chatham University Department of music between 1870 and 2016.  The collection contains significant gaps due to irregular deposit arrangements. Series I: Scrapbooks Sub-series A: Departmental Scrapbooks Scrapbooks in this subseries contain material relating to the Music Department of the Pennsylvania College for Women including concert programs, newspaper clippings relating to the program or program events, photographs of students, and...
Dates: Created: 1870-2016

Chatham University Rachel Carson Institute Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2019.005
Scope and Contents The Rachel Carson Institute Records includes documentation of the Institute’s administrative and outreach programing dating from 1986 – 2012.  All materials relate to the Institute’s mission to spread the environmental message of Rachel Carson, member of the Chatham class of 1929. Material types include: documents, reports, program flyers, event brochures, curriculum outlines, photographs, and a placard. Files pertaining to the Institute’s records on operating plans, monthly payroll, energy...
Dates: Created: 1986-2008, 2011-2012

Chatham University Student Handbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 2020.001
Scope and Contents The Chatham University College and University Student Handbook Collection is comprised of handbooks created to introduce students to rules and policies of the university.  Handbooks also provided a brief history of the institution, an overview of campus traditions and annual events, popular college songs, and advice for students. The main components of the Student Handbooks are the academic calendar, welcomes by the President and various other organizations, Student Government Constitution...
Dates: Created: 1923 – 1982, 1985 – 2003, 2011 - 2015

John W. Cummins Papers

 Collection
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