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 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.
Papers of Park H. Martin, 1935-1958
Park H. Martin was the Executive Director of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, serving until his retirement in 1958 and the material largely pertains to Martin's work from 1945-1958.
Guide to the Records of the Home Owners Protective Association of Mt. Lebanon, PA., Relating to Sout
Contains the correspondence, notes and memoranda, reports, and newspaper clippings of the organization's interest in the proposal to sell, in the early 1950s, the South Pittsburgh Water Company, at first, to the County Sanitary Authority and later to a proposed Mt. Lebanon Township Water Authority.
Guide to the Records of the Association of Community Councils, 1940-1947
The Records of the Association of Community Councils consist of meeting minutes and an annual report for the years 1940-1947. The councils are associated with neighborhoods in and around Pittsburgh.
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 Records of the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of Allegheny County, 1953-19
The Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of Allegheny County was a citizen's group established, as a result of a 1953 study committee, to promote and sustain the idea of a liberal immigration policy through educational and legislative support. Materials include announcements, brochures, clippings, correspondence, lists, memoranda, minutes, miscellaneous publications and statements supporting a liberal immigration policy.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Pittsburgh Branch Records, 1940-1966, 19
The Records of the NAACP Pittsburgh Branch consist of an extensive collection of correspondence, minutes, local headquarters activities, chapter records, membership campaigns, bills and receipts, reports, pamphlets and other miscellaneous information.
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.
Luigia Clerici Papers, 1898-1899
The Papers of Luigia Clerici consist of a collection of handwritten notebooks and workbooks in Italian, describing methods of instruction and curriculum in the schools of Bologna, Italy, in the 1890's.
Guide to the American Transportation Company Records, 1890-1895
This collection includes bills, receipts, statements, and trip sheets of the American Transportation Company, Fairport, Ohio, 1890-1895. Also included are personal receipts and bills from George E. Tener of Pittsburgh (manager and treasurer of the American Transportation Company).
Jennie Bradley Roessing Papers,1887-1962
Jennie Bradley Roessing was an active participant in the women's suffrage movement and various Pittsburgh-area organizations, principally for the period, 1904-1920's. This collection includes personal papers, correspondence, newspaper clippings, travel diaries, photographs, architectural drawings, pamphlets, speeches, and memorabilia.
Guide to the Harry Phillips Davis Collection, 1915-1944
Harry Phillips Davis was a mechanical and electrical engineer who worked for the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company. He eventually rose to the position of Vice-President in charge of Manufacturing and Engineering for Westinghouse. During his tenure, Davis helped bring about the first commercial radio station in the United States, KDKA. His papers consist of memorandum, correspondence, biographical information, clippings and material from his estate.
Wise Oil and Gas Company Records, 1919-1954
The Wise Oil and Gas Company was incorporated in 1927 in order to acquire gas wells held by James D. Callery and A.J. Wise in partnership. This collection includes legal papers, minutes, stock certificates, correspondences, financial records, records of expenses, leases, maps, geological reports, and reports on distributing, selling and marketing.
ENGL 151-10, Advertising the American Ideal, Spring 2007
How do advertisements convey social, educational, and cultural ideals, and what values are inherent in those ideals? These two basic questions will guide our exploration of the role advertising plays in our society in general and in your life in particular. More specifically, we will consider how advertisements convey ideas about gender roles,race, and socioeconomic status as we explore different advertising markets (singles, kids, sports fans, college students) and different advertising venues(
BADM 341-01, Intermediate Accounting, Fall 2006
Accounting theory, from both the theoretical and practical viewpoints. This course covers the foundation of accounting theory, the accounting and reporting process, and the impact of the recent pronouncements from FASB, AICPA, AAA, and SEC. This is the first course in the intermediate accounting sequence. Prerequisites: Economics 101-102.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor
BADM 243-02, Cost Accounting, Fall 2006
This course covers the analysis of accounting techniques and applications relevant to managerial planning, control, and decision making. Topics include measurement of unit costs, control of operating costs, incremental decision making, production cost reports, cost variances, and profit planning. Students will learn the theory and procedures of specific managerial accounting techniques. They will also be expected to apply those techniques in problems similar to real-world business situations.,Th
BADM 243-01, Cost Accounting, Fall 2006
This course covers the analysis of accounting techniques and applications relative to managerial planning, control, and decision making. Topics include measurement of unit costs, control of operating costs, incremental decision making, production cost reports, cost variances, and profit planning.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor
LATN 265-01, Topics in Latin Literature: Virgil, Horace, Propertius, Fall 2006
The objective of this course is to improve your fluency in reading Latin and introduce you to the study of Latin literature and the tools we use as philologists. For some, this course will serve as the first advanced course after the elementary and intermediate language sequence we offer here at Rhodes. For those of you continuing on from the Oxford Latin Course, we will continue our study of Horace's Carmina, which students begin encountering in the third book of that sequence. For others, this
CHIN 101-01, Elementary Chinese, Fall 206
This course introduces students with no previous knowledge of Chinese to the language--called "Mandarin" by English speakers, putonghua in mainland China, and Kuo-yu in Taiwan. Equal emphasis will be given to acquiring the rudiments of both spoken and written Chinese. Although oral-aural work naturally makes up the bulk of our work in the classroom, the instructors will always be available during their office hours to help students with their written homework or their writing of characters. Stud