The University Archives collects information on individuals that have been affiliated with the university either as faculty, staff, or guests. The University Archives also has other published resources that may have information on university people. For example, yearbooks, alumni publications and Pitt News articles have information on students.
The Catalogs and Bulletins have information on the faculty and the courses that they taught. Departmental files may contain information on students activities, faculty and administrators. Many of the publications, such as the yearbooks, and alumni publications are available online on our Documenting Pitt website.
The University Archives collects, preserves and makes accessible the papers of some of our most prominent faculty. Among those collections are:
Not all Faculty Papers have complete collection guides. For questions about other faculty members, please contact Archives & Special Collections directly by email or telephone.
The University Archives keeps personal files on various faculty, staff and other people affiliated with or who visited the University. These file may contain biographies, faculty information forms, newspaper articles, curricula vitae, and sometimes photographs. A list of the names of the individuals can be found in the University Archives Personal Information Files.
Albert Einstein, AAAS Meeting, Pittsburgh 1934
Photo by Alexander Silverman, Dept. of Chemistry
Jonas Salk and Elsie Ward
School of Social Work Faculty ca.1962