Try the Fact Book for yearly statistics on enrollment, staffing, and other facts about Pitt (from 1996-present on the Office of Institutional Research page, for older ones see the Documenting Pitt collection, right.)
More links on IR's page for Facts & Publications.
All things financial on the CFO's page.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Archives is in this Pitt Library Guide. There are many specialized collections housed by the Archives, and more material is scanned daily for their online collections.
HISTORIC PITTSBURGH has old maps, the regional 1850-1870 Census, really old books about our city, photos and even portraits and landscapes.
The Pitt News
The Pitt News site is searchable by keyword back to the mid 2000's.
1. Search LexisNexis Academic database 1998 thru present (not 100%)
NOTE: MICROFILM IS BY APPT ONLY DURING BUILDING RENNOVATION
3. Documenting Pitt has The Courant for 1888-1910 in the ULS Digital Archives
4. Pitt News 1910 to 1999 Coming Soon to New Documenting Pitt Site!
Try this list of Reference Databases for biographical information & directories.
The Encyclopedia of Associations lets you search for non-profit, membership organizations anywhere in the world in a variety of ways, including name, location, budget, officers, description, and over a dozen more.
In Hillman we also have many current print resources for basic biographical information on known academics, writers, and other individuals with a public profile. Ask at the main Service Desk on the Ground Floor for a map and some help finding the set you need.