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Women's colleges--United States—History—Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Chatham College Coeducation Debate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2016.001
Abstract

This artificial collection documents the process by which coeducation was proposed, researched, debated, and ultimately defeated in the late 1960s and in the early 1990s. The bulk of the records originate from the office of President Stafford.  Coeducation in graduate programs and move to coeducation in 2016 are not included in this collection.

Dates: Created: 1890-1990; Other: Majority of material found within 1989-1990

Chatham University Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: 2021.001
Scope and Contents

This collection contains meeting agendas, meeting minutes, correspondence, committee agendas and meeting minutes, presidential search records from a couple presidential searches in the mid to late 1900s, as well as other documents pertaining to the meetings and some photographs dating back to the 1800s. Additionally, information on a couple historic families and person was found and kept in this collection.

Dates: Created: 1869-2015; Other: Majority of material found in 1869 - 2006, 2009, 2011 - 2015

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 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

Chatham University Student Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: 2021.002
Scope and Contents The Chatham University Student Newspapers Collection includes issues of the student newspaper produced between 1895 and 2018. Most issues were published during the academic year between the months of September and June of each year. The newspapers were produced by students of Chatham University (formerly Chatham College, Pennsylvania College for Women, and The Pennsylvania Female College). Topics presented in the collection relate to current events, campus activities and events, updates from...
Dates: Created: 1895-2018

Elizabeth Corey Wallis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017.004
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: 2013.001
Abstract

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

 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

Pittsburgh Female College Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2009.001
Abstract

This collection documents the activities of the Pittsburgh Female College Association (PFCA), an organization formed in 1905 to preserve the memory of the Pittsburgh Female College (PFC).  The PFC was an educational institution located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that enrolled female students from 1855 to 1896.

Dates: Created: 1854-1993