Guide to the Records of Collins and Wright, Inc., 1868-1938
The company was founded in 1838 and was known as the Pittsburgh Brittania Manufacturing Company; specializing in the manufacture of (salt and pepper) shaker and syrup jug tops, cream pitcher lids, mustard lids, and caster trimmings. The collection contains corporate history, corporate records, legal papers, catalogues, brochures, advertisements, price lists, photographs, and genealogical notes and family histories from 1868-1938.
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 Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Wilkinsburg, PA, 1885-1955
The mission of the Woman's Temperance Union of Wilkinsburg was to: educate public sentiment up to the standard of total abstinence, train the young, save the inebriate, secure the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution and complete banishment of liquor traffic. This collection contains a constitution and by-laws, a directory, reports, minute books, a membership roll book (1911), programs, memorabilia, and published histories regarding organizational operations and ac
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 Records of the Grace Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, PA, 1853-1964
This collection contains the records of the Grace Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, PA 1853-1964 and relates primarily to financial information and organizational infrastructure. These records include bank ledgers, statements, receipts, bills of sale, church programs, bulletins, missals, sermons, member lists, burial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, and miscellaneous medias.
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Guide to the William H. Coleman Papers, 1906-1942
The Papers of William H. Coleman contain materials from his time spent as Mayor of McKeesport, Republican Congressman, and Republican Chairman of Allegheny County for the period of 1906-1942.
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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Excellent audio/visual version of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address as recited by Jeff Daniels. Audio is heard over slideshow of Gettysburg and Civil War era images. Run time 02:49
FREN 102-01, Elementary French, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.,French 102 is a 4-credit-hour course intended to enable students to develop abilities in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding French. This course is designed to build on French 101 or other previous experience in French, to expand knowledge of French vocabulary and grammar, and to offer experience in handling this new knowledge in written, aural, and oral forms within a context of growing awa
El acto de juicio en el proceso laboral (2012)
El proceso laboral se rige por el principio de oralidad. Ello determina la dificultad de transmitir a los alumnos la dinámica y contenido de las actuaciones y reacciones procesales que se desarrollan con unidad de acto en el juicio oral y, de ahí, la conveniencia de que visualicen esta fase del proceso. Ahora bien, la asistencia a juicios en la sede del órgano judicial es complicada, debido a la capacidad limitada de las Salas de vistas, y a la necesidad de desplazarse fuera del aula, trastoc
BIOL 315-01, Ecology, Lecture, Fall 2005
One objective of mine is for you to realize and appreciate the interactions of the biological world. These interactions take place between the biological components themselves and between the biological components and the physical world. Hopefully you will come to see that "everything affects everything else.",This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
BIOL 451/452, Research in Biology, Spring 2005
Research in Biology (Biology 451/452) is intended to provide a complete research experience. As a regular collegecourse, Research is the equal of any other course at Rhodes in that credit isearned for accomplishment, and working responsibly and maintaining regularprogress are crucial to success. However, since Research differs in many ways from other courses, itsindependence and individuality present special challenges, and it is important not to mismanage its independence.,This syllabus was sub
BIOL 141-01, Biology II, Laboratory, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
BIOL 451/452, Research in Biology, Fall 2004
Research in Biology (Biology 451/452) is intended to provide a complete research experience. As a regular college course, Research is the equal of any other course at Rhodes in that credit is earned for accomplishment, and working responsibly and maintaining regular progress are crucial to success. However, since Research differs in many ways from other courses, its independence and individuality present special challenges, and it is important not to mismanage its independence.,This syllabus was
ANSO 321-01, Ecological Anthropology, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course will explore the complex and varied systems of interaction between people and their environment. Several competing models of ecological anthropology will be analyzed including materialist, symbolic, and systems approaches. The classroom approach will be that of a seminar in which we will all analyze and critique the various models and theoretical orientations put up for discussion.
ANSO 105-01, Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Sociology is the study of how our social world, our everyday, taken for granted reality, is constructed and mediated through social action and social structures. In short, sociology is the study of how individuals, groups and institutions co-exist and interact in a world of complex social and historical forces. Can humans successfully study themselves and others scientifically, and if so, to wh
ARCH 210-01 Learning from things: Material Culture Studies, Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,We are symbol users and inhabitants of imagined worlds; we are also tool makers whose hands are “dirtied” in manipulating the world.2 This course will pull us away from the ivory towers of our lofty untethered “thoughts,” which we often invest with determination of the lives we lead. (“Just put your mind to it.” “It is a question of mind over matter.” “Dream big!”) This cour
ANSO 105-02, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,There are two primary objectives of this course, both of which are identified by our college’s new core curriculum: critical thinking and the ability to understand the “other.” These objectives will be pursued by studying the three classical theoretical orientations in sociology and then applying them to critically investigate a variety of social issues, including an issue you personally
ANSO 261-01, Research Methods, Fall 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This is the first in the Anthropology-Sociology two-course sequence in Research Methods. This course provides a general introduction to the research process by addressing issues on research design, data collection, basic analysis of data, and interpretation of results. We will cover a wide range of methodological approaches, including surveys, secondary data, content analysis, and in-depth inte