Guide to the Papers of Michael Cherniavsky, 1922-1973
The collection contains the works of Dr. Michael Cherniavsky, including manuscripts, notes, articles, and lectures. Dr. Cherniavsky was professor of Russian medieval history with a specialty in 15th and 16th century Russian political theory.
Guide to the Papers of Gerald Kaufman, 1969-1972
This collection contains correspondence, memorandums, speeches, notes, reports, newspaper clippings, pamphlets of Pennsylvania state legislator, Gerald Kaufman.
Guide to the Records of the Pittsburgh Club, 1879-1988
The Pittsburgh Club began in 1879 as a social club for businessmen in downtown Pittsburgh. This collection consists of several volumes of minutes taken from meetings, scrapbooks, club artifacts, and photographs.
Guide to the Papers of K. Leroy Irvis, 1946-1995
The Papers of K. Leroy Irvis document the life of one of Pennsylvania's prominent politicians. Among his achievements, Irvis was elected Speaker of the House in 1977, the only African-American to hold the position in the United States at that time. The collection contains a wide variety of material, including correspondence, legislative material, interviews, photographs, publications, and campaign literature.
Guide to the Papers of Charles G. McIlvain, 1899-1921
This collection contains the personal and business correspondence of Pittsburgh lawyer, Charles G. McIlvain. from 1899-1921. Legal records are in reference to the Pittsburgh and Cincinnati Packet Line and the following companies: Rodgers Sand, Robinson Machine, Illinois Collieries and the Monongahela River Consolidated Coal and Coke. Also, there are records of the business affairs of Captain William B. Rodgers.
Guide to the Records of the Young Friends of North America, Committee on Conscription, 1968-1969
The Young Friends of North America, whose members were between the ages of 18-30, established a Committee on Conscription in the fall of 1968. The Committee on Conscription facilitated communication among members who were involved with draft resistance. The Committee also collected information from members who have resisted the draft since the 1940's and from those who were imprisoned for draft resistance. This collection contains photocopies of memoranda, minutes, questionnaires, brochures, bro
Guide to the Papers of James R. Cox, 1904-1950, (bulk 1923-1950)
James R. Cox, a son of a Pittsburgh millworker, was a Pittsburgh Catholic priest and a political and social activist. The collection contains Father Cox's diary (1904), scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1923-1951), 426 photographs, and 28 audio cassettes of radio broadcasts, sermons, and hymns (1944-50).
Guide to the Papers of Senator Matthew Stanley (M.S.) Quay, 1836-1927
This collection includes biographical material, clippings, correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, military service documents, notes, pamphlets, scrapbooks, speeches and telegrams primarily concerning Pennsylvania legislator and U.S. Senator Matthew Stanley (M.S.) Quay, 1833-1904. Also included in the collection is correspondence of M.S. Quay's secretary, Frank Willing Leech; Dr. John Oliver, University of Pittsburgh history professor and various Quay family members.
Guide to the Records of the Draft and War Resistance Movement, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1966-1972
The records of the Pittsburgh draft and war resistance movement were collected between 1966-1972 and donated by University of Pittsburgh graduate student, David Morrison, coordinator of the Pittsburgh Draft Information Center which provided Conscientious Objector (C.O.) counseling service. Materials include books, brochures, calls to meetings, correspondence, court cases, legal briefs, manuscripts, miscellaneous mimeographed leaflets, pamphlets, publications and issues of local and national resi
Records of the Health and Welfare Federation of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA 1943-1950
The Health and Welfare Federation of Allegheny County organized in March, 1943, as the Federation of Social Agencies of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. The Federation promoted cooperation among the social agencies of Pittsburgh and surrounding vicinity for the improvement of social conditions and development of an adequate welfare program for the community. The collection includes the constitution and by-laws of the organization and its divisions, organizational charts, correspondence, minutes,
Guide to the William Flinn Papers, 1898-1921
This collection contains books of news clippings and letters kept by Pittsburgh businessman and politician William Flinn. It consists of 54 microfilm reels of clippings (258 volumes) primarily from Pittsburgh newspapers with some national and foreign coverage from 1898-1921, and two bound volumes of letters.
Guide to the Records of the Penn Theater, Pittsburgh, Pa, 1927-1964
This collection contains the records of the Penn Theater for the years 1927-1964, with the bulk being from the period of 1945-1964. Penn theater was part of Marcus Loew's chain of movie houses constructed in the 1920s. Entertainment at the Penn from 1927-1964 included movies, stage shows, closed-circuit televised fights, and theatrical plays.
Guide to the Records of the Western Pennsylvania Academic Council on Problems of War and Peace, 1967
The Western Pennsylvania Academic Council (WPAC) on Problems of War and Peace was formed in 1967. The WPAC primarily focused on issues concerning the Vietnam Conflict and also dealt with general matters of war and peace. The collection contains announcements, articles, correspondence, forms, minutes, newsletters, publications and questionnaires from 1967-1968.
Guide to the Davison Sand and Gravel Company (New Kensington, Pennsylvania) Records, 1881-1925
The collection includes ledger books, a journal, business papers, production reports, statistics on Pittsburgh (Pa.) river commerce, and blueprints of steamships.
Guide to the Mackintosh-Hemphill Company Records, 1905-1934
This collection contains the records of the Mackintosh-Hemphill Company for the years 1905-1934. The Mackintosh-Hemphill Company manufactured industrial machinery such as: rolling mills, engines, and heavy steel castings. Records of Mackintosh-Hemphill include accounting reports, manuals, publications, and blueprints of products.
ANSO 300-03, Cultural Motifs, Urban and Community Health, Fall 2007
Welcome to the Anthro/Soc 300.3 Urban and Community Health wiki. This course will examine U.S. urban and community health with a particular focus on minority populations. We will also examine current public health issues such as how health is distributed during U.S. disaster relief and social problems that impact community health like gun violence or obesity. The format of the assignments will contrast with the usual paper and test class. Instead you will collaboratively create a wiki website on
ANSO 103-02, Introductory Anthropology, Spring 2007
This class will consider human culture, its development and variations through diachronic and comparative perspectives of certain aspects of cultural systems. Anthropology is not about documenting bizarre human customs; anthropology is about exploring the range of normal behavior. This course is about exploring the range of human behaviors and fostering an appreciation of the diversity of human beings.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course ins
ANSO 307-01, Sociology of Education, Fall 2006
Education is considered to be the primary means of realizing the American ideals of equality and success. This course critically examines this idea from a sociological perspective by looking at educational opportunities and outcomes on individual, interactional, and institutional levels and by analyzing the roles class, race, and gender play in these processes.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
ANSO 303-01, Medical Sociology, Fall 2006
Medical sociology is the theoretical, empirical and applied study of the social dimensions of health, illness, disease and the provision and consumption of health care. Topics that will be covered in this course include epidemiology, social demography of health, the relationship between social stress and health, health and illness behavior, the sick role, the physician-patient relationship, the organization of health care and medical practice, and the moral and ethical aspects of health care pra
Sioux - Native American Indians ancient warriors
A 25 minute video about the Sioux and how they lived. The history includes the importance of the wolves, their enemies, the Crow, and the importance of the horse. Excellent.