Guide to the James Bonar Papers, 1886-1924
James Bonar was a late nineteenth and early twentieth century Pittsburgh businessman born in Dunfermline, Scotland, the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie. Bonar migrated to the United States where he was employed for a time by the Carnegie Steel Co. and later formed his own steam appliance company. Bonar was also an artist and served for a number of years as president of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs. Included in the corres
Guide to the Papers of the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section, 1894-2003
The Papers of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Pittsburgh Section, consist of organizational records, including correspondence, memorabilia, reports, minutes, photographs, and oral histories for the period 1894 to 1997. The bulk of the records are from the NCJW Pittsburgh Section, however there are some materials in the collection regarding NCJW state and national activities.
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 Steel Industries Engineering Corporation Records, 1931-1938
The records of the Steel Industries Engineering Corporation include lists of officers and directors, memoranda on company dissolution, and correspondence of company heads.
Herman Stearns Davis Papers, 1893-1932
Herman Stearns Davis, an astronomer educated at Princeton and Columbia University, worked for Columbia University, the U.S Coast and Geodetic Survey, the International Latitude Observatory, the cities of Pittsburgh and New York, the Gulf Refining Company and the Carnegie Institution during his career. The collection contains personal correspondence, a manuscript, notebooks, and newspaper clippings pertaining to astronomy.
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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The Health Benefits of Apples
This 1:35 video shows the value of eating apples and what makes them special.
The Atelier Cézanne is the original studio of the artist Paul Cézanne, located in Aix-en-Provence, France, where the artist was born. The studio has been preserved for visitors and turned into a small museum where a range of facilities are offered, such as an audio-visual room, temporary exhibitions and a library-shop. The website has photos of the studio and details for visits. However, it has extra educational information which may be useful for students. This includes a biography of Paul
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
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 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 346-01, Peoples of South America, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course will be an introduction to the ethnography of South America with the primary focus on Amazonian peoples. The cultural, political, and historical contexts of their lives will be studied and discussed as they are played out in the tropical Amazonian environment. Close attention will be paid to that critical space where socio-political interaction takes place, history is made, and wher
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.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
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 205-01, Victims of Progress. Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,The class will undertake an examination of the interaction between industrial nations of the “developed” world and the tribal and peasant societies of the “developing” world. The course will focus on the increasing exploitation of these peoples, not only by the industrialized world, but, also, by “developing” world elites. The approach will be both historical and critical.
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 275-01, Social Theory, Fall 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Social theory is the conceptual backbone of both anthropology and sociology. The purpose of this seminar is to study classic and contemporary contributions to social theory and to explore how these contributions have informed the development and practice of anthropology and sociology. This course is being co-taught by an anthropologist and a sociologist in order to provide the interpretive pers