Guide to the Collection of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, 1944-1993
This collection contains materials published by the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, publications sponsored by or prepared by the conference, and miscellaneous publications regarding Pittsburgh not sponsored by the Conference but related to community development, 1944-1993.
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.
Records of the Vernon-Benshoff Company, 1911-1972
The Vernon-Benshoff Company was established by Harold and Lester Vernon, along with their partner, William Benshoff, in 1922. The Company records include tapes and transcripts of the history of the company, details about the development of the dental base Vernonite, alloy specifications for the casting metals, business accounts and correspondence, legal papers, various price lists, photographs, memorabilia, some outside publications, and The Vernonite Work Bench.
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.
NSS Week 2014 - Dr. David Lai, Chinese perspectives
Dr. David Lai is a research professor of Asian Security Studies with the USAWC Strategic Studies Insittute. Born and raised in China, he earned his undergraduate degree in China and additional degrees in the United States. Lai speaks Chinese fluently and was recognized by Henry Kissinger as a resource for his book. "The rebirth of great power politics -- nowhere is this more apparent than in the Asia-Pacific region," said Lai.
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 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.
Divided Nations: Why global governance is failing and what we can do about it? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ian Goldin | The growing gap between global problems and solutions reflects a crisis in global governance. Professor Ian Goldin will present ideas from his latest book, Divided Nations: Why Global Governance is Failing and What can be done about it? Ian will focus on the financial crisis, the internet, pandemics, migration and climate change to highlight the need for urgent global action and provide proposals as to what is to be done. Professor Ian Goldin is director of the
Buried and Waiting
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Video Brain Teaser #51
Videos that provide viewers with brain teasers/mental puzzles. These may consist of problems dealing with the arrangement of matchsticks, coins, and other items. May include pencil drawing games, optical illusions, hidden images and "Find the Twin" problems.
Melvin Benn guest lecture.
Melvin Benn is a music promoter and Chief Executive of Festival Republic, the company behind the Reading, Leeds and Latitude Festivals. He is an advocate of taking early action on environmental sustainability in the creative industries and has vast experience of staging large-scale entertainment events not only in the UK but also in Norway, Germany and Ireland. In his lecture, which took place at the Rose Bowl, Melvin discusses the economics of environmental practice in the music and creative in
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
BIME annual lecture: Changing attitudes to disability - Baroness Masham of Ilton
BIME President Baroness Masham of Ilton, who is also the Founder and President of the Spinal Injuries Association, and Dr Elizabeth White, Head of Research & Development at the College of Occupational Therapists deliver the BIME lecture.
Embryology of the Head and Neck video series Video series for teaching undergraduate students in Oral Biology about embryology of the head and neck region.
Institution: University of the Western Cape School of
Video series for teaching undergraduate students in Oral Biology about embryology of the head and neck region.
ANSO 103-02, Introductory Anthropology, Spring 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,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
College Student's Financial Survival Guide
This 1:43 video helps students understand the problems with managing money when they go to college. The lessons here can be applied to any age level, though. Several ideas are given as well as the importance of having a good credit rating.