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Special Collections - Oakland Campus: Search The Catalog

This page introduces users to the University of Pittsburgh Special Collections at Oakland.

How to Use the Catalog

If you want to find items located only is Special Collections, follow these 5 easy steps:

  1. Enter the title, author, or keyword, using the drop down menu on the right to specify the search conditions
  2. Click "Search"
  3. Click "Limit Your Results" on the right of the page
  4. Under "Location," choose "Hillman Library-Special Collections"
  5. Click "Set Search Limits"

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Search both digitized material as well as finding aids for all of the ULS archival and manuscript holdings. A separate search on finding aids will provide you with background information and an inventory of the records found within our archival and manuscript collections. See our Guide to Using the Archives for information on how to use our finding aids!

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Archives & Special Collections

A&SC at Hillman Library

3960 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Phone: 412-648-8190

Email: ULS-Archives&

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