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English Composition - Oakland Campus: Archives & Pittsburgh

A guide for students in ENGCMP 0200: Seminar in Composition on the Oakland Campus.

Archives Service Center

The Archives Service Center (ASC) is the repository for manuscript and record collections that document the history of Pittsburgh and the Western Pennsylvania region, including the University of Pittsburgh.

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A collection guide will provide you with background information and an inventory of the records found within our archival collections, including those in the Archives Service Center and the Center for American Music.

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Documenting Pitt

Pitt News Staff, 1962, University of Pittsburgh Historic Photographs, 1884-present

More than 200,000 pages of text are searchable along with hundreds of images that visually depict some of the many people, buildings and events that comprise Pitt history.

Historic Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Newspapers

Pittsburgh Neighborhood Data

The University Center for Social and Urban Research at the University of Pittsburgh provides historic and current Pittsburgh neighborhood reports including:

Secret Pittsburgh Website

This online guidebook to Pittsburgh’s "secret" places is created by undergraduate students in the University of Pittsburgh's "Secret Pittsburgh" Literature classes.