Guide to the Oral History Collection of Black Sport in Pittsburghca.1980
This collection contains 54 interviews of individuals involved in black baseball clubs in and around Pittsburgh. The interviews were conducted in the early 1980's by Rob Ruck, then a graduate student in the Department of History, University of Pittsburgh.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Emanuel United Methodist Church, 1875-1986
The Emanuel United Methodist Church is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The records include six volumes of registers containing lists of members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths; 75th Anniversary booklet; 1983 church directory; and photographs for the years 1875-1986.
Guide to the Records of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Pennsylvania (miscellaneous po
The Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) was a veterans organization formed in 1866 for soldiers who fought for the North during the American Civil War. This collection contains the microfilmed records of miscellaneous posts in Pennsylvania including the following information: minutes, rosters, personal war sketches, descriptive books, ledgers, and receipt books.
Guide to the Papers of Edward Donald deLuca, 1974-1985 (bulk 1977-1985)
As Director of the Department of City Development in Pittsburgh from 1977 to 1982, engineer and urban planner Edward Donald deLuca particpated in many of the city's economic redevelopment projects, such as the Golden Triangle, Herr's Island, Market Square, North Shore, Produce Terminal Rehabilitation, Renaissance and Silver Lake Industrial Parks, Strip District Redevelopment and Upper Strip/Lower Lawrenceville Industrial District projects. These papers include articles by deLuca, reports, corres
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Bellevue Methodist Episcopal Church, Avalon, Pa., 1810-1982
This collection contains the records of Bellevue Methodist Episcopal Church, Avalon, Pa., 1810-1983. It contains records of the pastors, members, deaths, births, marriages, and baptisms.
Guide to the Records of the Chofetz Chaim Congregation, 1931-1973
The Chofetz Chaim Congregation was a Jewish congregation located in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa. Records for the congregation date from 1925 to 1973 and include minute books, half tone cuts, scrolls, posters, financial statements, certificates, publications, and correspondence. The majority of the records are written in Hebrew.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Voegtly Evangelical Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1833-1981
The Records of Voegtly Evangelical Church contain church history, registers, bulletins, and cemetary records, 1833-1981.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Burials by Ridgelawn Cemetery Company at German Evangelical Luth
The Records of Burials by Ridgelawn Cemetery Company, Pittsburgh, PA, 1888-1985, includes date, name, section and lot for burials in German Evangelical Lutheran St. Peter's Cemetery, North Side, Pittsburgh, PA, May 22, 1888 - September 9, 1985. Statistics are included at the conclusion of the records.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the First Presbyterian Church, Wilkinsburg, Pa., 1866-1983
The First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania was founded in 1866. The collection contains meeting and session minutes and a church register from 1866-1983.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Edgewood, Pa., 1891-1984
The Edgewood Presbyterian Church of Edgewood, Pennsylvania was founded on March 26, 1891. The collection contains minutes of the congregation and session and a church register.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Monroeville, Pa., 1895-1985
The Records of Trinity Lutheran Church contain a Church Register that includes a historical sketch, index of names, baptisms, deaths, communicants, and brief chronical of the congregation.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1907-
The Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church was founded in the Greenfield Mission in 1906 and was a formal congregation in 1907 and incorporated in 1915. The collection contains anniversary booklets and a church register.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, PA 181
These records consist of a pamphlet about the history, newsclippings, church registers, and general records, 1817-1970 of Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, PA. The bulk of the records are 1817-1920.
Guide to the Microfilmed Scrapbooks of Marshall W. "Major" Taylor, 1897-1904
Marshall W. ("Major") Taylor, a professional African-American bicycle racer, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 26, 1878. The scrapbooks document, through newsclippings from American and foreign presses, the climate of racial opinion in America and abroad as well as Taylor's reactions along with providing more factual information about professional cycling as a national and international sport.
Guide to the Records of the Northern Ireland Public Records Office 1795-1897
The Northern Ireland Public Records Office Collection contains photocopies of correspondence between Norhtern Irish emigrants living in Pittsburgh and relatives still in Northern Ireland, through the years 1795-1897, with the bulk of the correspondence between 1840s-1870s. The letters are of varying subjects including family life in Pittsburgh; announcements of births and deaths; financial and employment opportunities; and travels around Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Guide to the Collection of Plans and Drawings of the Jenkins Arcade and Empire Building, Pittsburgh,
The Jenkins Arcade and Empire Building were long-time Pittsburgh landmarks until they were razed in 1984. The Jenkins Arcade was designed by O. M. Topp in 1910 as an improvment to the original Jenkins Building. The Empire Building, designed by Frederic I. Merrick in 1898, was erected in 1900 on the same block as the Jenkins Building. The collection contains architectural drawings and engineering plans.
Guide to the Papers of Russell Franks, 1915-1959
Russell Franks received his formal education from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, VA, earning his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering. He lived a distinguishing life serving as Chief Metallurgist for Union Carbide and Carbon Research Laboratories in Niagra, New York. During his career he developed several patents in his area of expertise and was also chief of the Super Alloys branch of the Steele Division of the War Production Board.
Guide to the Records of the Allegheny County Bicentennial Commission, 1974-1976
This collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, event planning, guides, and proposals for celebrations of the United States' 1976 bicentennial celebrations coordinated by the Allegheny County Bicentennial Commission, 1974-1976.
Guide to the Records of the Heritage Broadcast Institute of Pittsburgh, 1974-1980
This collection contains clippings, correspondence, press releases, program guides, reports, and a history of the Heritage Broadcast Institute of Pittsburgh for the years 1974-1980.
Guide to the Records of St. Elizabeth's Society, (Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, Branch 835
The Polish Roman Catholic Union of America is the oldest Polish American fraternal organization in the United States, established in 1873, in the spirit of brotherhood to unite and help Polish immigrants and has developed into a dynamic fraternal benefit society. This collection includes a constitution and bylaws, minute books, a membership roster, anniversary programs, copies of newspaper clippings, invitations and a banquet ticket.