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Identifier: RG 21
Scope and Content Note This accession from the Office of Academic Advisement was created from 1958 to 1989, with a bulk of the materials dating between 1968 and 1984. The collection consists of 7 series and 3 boxes of materials. The materials include meeting minutes for both the University Committee for Academic Advisement (UCAA) and the University Committee for Undergraduate Academic Advisement (UCUAA), annual reports, personnel and student information, proposals, and correspondence. The UCAA annual reports mostly...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968 - 1984
Identifier: RG 25/1
Dates: 1960 - 1985
Identifier: MSS PHEN-005
Scope and Contents The records exist in various forms which include publications of the Air Force ROTC Program, brochures, newspaper clippings, correspondence between faculty members and various related national Air Force ROTC officials, two different types of important charts, and financial records comprised of annual reports and budget statements.All records were created between 1946 and 1987. The collection contains numerous guides, brochures, annual reports, ceremonial programs, briefing and...
Dates: 1946 - 1987
Identifier: MSS PHEN-008
Dates: 1962 - 2011
Identifier: RG 70
Scope and Contents The AAF record group is an important collection that documents a specific part of the history of Duquesne University during World War II and the university’s interaction with the military. The record group is comprised of information regarding organizational history, administration, education, and military documents. The organizational history has potential importance to researchers in that it is a general outline of the program. The administration documents are also important...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945
Scope and Contents This record group contains directives, correspondence, schedules, examinations, syllabi, and other records pertaining to the administration and educational aspects of the Army Specialized Training Reserve Program. The bulk of the collection covers the years 1943-1945. However, some documents date back to 1936. Formal termination of the program is dated 1945.The record group is broken into three series. Administration pertains to documents dealing with the actual administration of...
Dates: 1936 - 1945
Identifier: MSS PHEN-007
Dates: 1933 - 1973
Scope and Contents The record group from the Association of Pittsburgh Priests contains administrative documents, including minutes, annual reports, and correspondence from the APP. It also includes a wealth of documents from the National Federation of Priests' Councils (NFPC) along the same vein. Materials pertaining to Catholic church issues, including sexual misconduct, marriage and celibacy, priest assignments, etc. are inlcuded, as well as social activism, to include such topics as poverty and hunger, youth...
Dates: 1960 - 2018
Identifier: MSS 023
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of records, magnetic recordings, digitized material on CDs, films and one VHS tape. Of crucial importance are the recordings of Musmanno interviewing Hitler’s associates.
Dates: 1909 - 1968
The Board for Soviet Repatriation of Displaced Persons Collection: A Sub-Group of the Honorable Justice Michael A. Musmanno Collection
Identifier: MSS 005
Scope and Contents These records include the reports of findings, memorandums, policy statements, lists of names of displaced persons, citizenship board reports, notes, and miscellaneous clippings and correspondence from the postwar period. Of primary interest are the reports of findings and the memos of the board clarifying their position on the rules that exempted people from forcible repatriation. Their reasons for refusing to repatriate are detailed with a listing of the names covered by each ruling. Also of...
Dates: 1945 - 1968
Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Boys
Scope and Contents Dr. Ann Labounsky, Professor of Organ and Scared Music at the Mary Pappert School of Music, was instrumental in placing the Boys Town Collection at Duquesne University. She participated in the Boys Town Summer Workshops where, in 1965, she was assistant to the world renowned organist, Jean Langlais.Through the combined efforts of many individuals at the University including Dr. Paul Pugliese, University Librarian, the collection was gifted to the Gumberg Library in early 1990. The...
Dates: 1919 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1970
Identifier: RG 7/3
Abstract History/Biography: The Chemistry Department of Duquesne University dates back to the early days of the school. Interest in the field and need for chemists immediately after World War II allowed the University to expand its program (with help from a grant from the Research Corporation of New York City) and build new labs where students could gain practical experience in their degree. The 1950s saw continued growth for the Chemistry Department, including the unveiling of a doctoral program...
Dates: 1949 - 1985
Identifier: RG 402
Scope and Content Note This collection contains the papers of Cindy Gilfoyle from her time as alumni director to the university from 1997 to 2001. It includes her annual fiscal budgets, alumni event planning, correspondence, business records, and her involvement in campus activities. The original order was retained as used by the Alumni Office, and the folders in each series are arranged in alphabetical order. Series 1 contains the fiscal budget from 1996-2001 including budget information and expenses used for...
Dates: 1989 - 2004
Identifier: RG 201
Scope and Content Note The Duquesne University Classics Department Collection is composed of five series: administration, classes, programming, scholarly publications, and correspondence. In total, the collection measures one linear foot. While there is a wide span of dates, ranging from 1931 to 1991, the vast majority of the material is from the 1970s. Materials include published volumes, letters, memos, flyers, reports, and meeting minutes. Correspondence between members of the Classics Department with their fellow...
Dates: 1931 - 1991
Identifier: MSS 003
Scope and Contents The Coal and Iron Police papers help to document Musmanno's fight against the Coal and Iron Police exploitation. The collection consists of correspondence, newspapers and magazine clippings, photographs, statements by Musmanno and various Coal Union representatives, trial, preparation notes, notes for his Black Fury book and the script for the movie, Barkowski trial transcripts, coal mine statistics and other miscellaneous forms. Musmanno represented Mrs. Sophia Barkowski in the Barkowski case....
Dates: 1922 - 1964
Identifier: RG 25/2
Dates: 1943 - 1985
Identifier: RG 7
Abstract Scope and Content: The Duquesne University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Collection is a large record group, covering materials both administrative and academic in nature. Materials in this collection range in date from 1945 to 2009, although the bulk of the items were created in 1950s and 1960s. The collection is broken down into eight series: departmental minutes, reports, enrollment information, academic programs, publications, events, commencement, and correspondence. Items within...
Dates: 1910 - 2009
Identifier: RG 61
Scope and Content This collection consists mostly of commencement programs. The first four boxes of the collection are all commencement programs.The early years do not contain many original programs but instead consist of Photostats of a list of handwritten names of the graduates, or in some cases, a Photostat of the original program. The earliest original program is dated 1889 and it is not part of this collection, but instead located in the “Hehir Scrapbook.” Please see the list of original...
Dates: 1879 - 2018
Identifier: RG 57/2
Scope and Content Note The collection includes a wide variety of materials including correspondence, meeting minutes, final reports, and questionnaires. The bulk of the collection covers the period between 1970 and 1974 when the Ad Hoc Committee on the Status of Women, and later the Affirmative Action Committee, were developing their respective reports. While provenance of this collection is unknown, much of the material seems to have originated from the Dean of Pharmacy, Bruce Martin, who served on both...
Dates: 1949 - 1982
Identifier: RG 202
Dates: 1931 - 2019
Identifier: MSS MUSIC -Craighead
Dates: Recordings: 1958-2006, Cassette Tapes and CDs Printed Music and Correspondence: 1860-2000
Identifier: RG 203
Abstract BIOGRAPHY James McCulloch was born in Braddock, Pa, in 1922. He received his B.A. from Duquesne University in 1947, his M.Litt. in 1948 from University of Pittsburgh and his Ph.D. in 1951 from the same university. In 1955, then a doctor in the classics, James McCulloch was an instructor for Duquesne University. He became a professor in 1963 the same field. Dr. James McCulloch became Dean of the College of Arts and Science from 1968 through 1986. He retired from his teachings from...
Dates: 1952 - 1986
Identifier: RG 46
Scope and Content Note The Department of Athletic records were created from 1911 to 2010, but the bulk of the material dates from 1960-1989. Only a small amount of information is available for the early history of the Athletics Department. The collection consists of 28 series and 47 boxes of material, including Athletic Office correspondence and budgets, personnel records, and committee minutes. Materials relating to specific sports include rosters and schedules, football programs, basketball media guides, and...
Dates: 1911 - 1990
Identifier: RG 7/7
Abstract History/Biography: The Fine Arts Department at Duquesne was established prior to World War I. In the latter part of the twentieth century, it was disestablished, and some of the department’s elements were added to the History Department to bolster its art history track.
Dates: 1972 - 1982
Identifier: RG 218
Abstract HISTORY OF THE PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENTThe Philosophy Department of Duquesne University introduces students to philosophical thinking, both past and present, and provides a discipline for asking the basic questions of human life. Its history is as long as Duquesne University’s, but the most intriguing aspect of the Philosophy Department’s history occurred in 1966.In the early 1950s, the Philosophy Department received new recognition with the addition of scholars from the...
Dates: 1947 - 1995
Identifier: RG 204
Scope and Content This collection contains a variety of materials. It deals with the program of the celebration, the story behind Duquesne University, artifacts from this historical event, the correspondences between Duquesne University and various colleges and universities, the photographs of the event, and the papal blessing from Pope Pius XII.
Dates: 1953 - 1953
Identifier: MSS 00dw
Scope and Contents Scores are in fair to good condition. Some scores are signed by the composer.
Identifier: RG 206
Scope and Contents The DeFelice Papers are housed in ten boxes, comprising five linear feet, and consist of four series. Series were designated for biographical information, athletics, committees, and academics. The papers document the professional life of Donato DeFelice during his tenure at Duquesne University. A large portion of the collection relates to his service on various athletic and academic committees. These papers consist of meeting minutes, agendas, articles, and correspondence. The collection also...
Dates: 1950 - 1995
Identifier: MSS MUSIC-Labounsky
Scope and Contents One box of administrative information for each of the individuals represented in the minor sacred music collections. Since Dr. Labounsky was responsible for procuring these collections, this background information is housed with her files.
- University Archives 71
- Special Collections 29
- Archival Music Collections 13
- Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center 6
- Duquesne University 2
- Band music -- Scores. 1
- Big band music 1
- Choral music -- Scores 1
- Communist trials -- Pennsylvania 1
- Duquesne University -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 1
- Duquesne University Press 1
- Educational fund raising 1
- Fake books (music) 1
- Fund raising 1
- Guitar music 1
- Holy Ghost Fathers 1
- Instrumental music -- Scores 1
- Jazz 1
- Music -- performance 1
- Orchestral music -- Scores 1
- Organ music -- Scores. 1
- Spiritual life -- Study and teaching 1
- Spirituality -- Study and teaching 1
- Trials (Sedition) -- Pennsylvania 1 ∧ less
- English 116
- Multiple languages 1
- Portuguese 1
- Dolsen, James 1
- Hunter, James C., 1921- 1
- Jenkins, Joseph Willcox 1
- Negri, Joe 1
- Nelson, Steve, 1903-1993 1