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The Chatham University Archives & Special Collections are open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and the public.

 
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The Chatham University Archives is located in the Jennie King Mellon Library, Room 012 on Chatham's Shadyside campus.
  • Enter the Library and take the elevator to the ground floor. The Archives can be found straight ahead and to your right.
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    Highlights from our Digital Collections

    Read more on the blog

    From May Day to University Day: Exploring Connections Between Chatham Traditions on view at JKM and Women's Institute. Read more on our blog!

    Follow or Like us on Facebook to catch all our Throwback Thursday posts #TBT

    Browse our collection documenting Rachel Carson's life and legacy

    Rachel Carson and the Championship Hockey Team in 1928. Browse our collection documenting Rachel Carson's life and legacy

    See this entire catalogue and others spanning the history of Chatham on the Internet Archive

    Frontispiece from the 1879-1880 Pennsylvania Female College Catalogue. See this entire catalogue and others spanning the history of Chatham on the Internet Archive

    Flip through yearbooks, student newspapers, and magazines from years ago

    1964 and 1985 Cornerstone yearbooks. Flip through yearbooks, student newspapers, and magazines from years ago

    Collection Highlights
    Melanie and Fred R. Brown Collection
    Pennsylvania Collection
    Catherine R. Miller Collection
    Snowdon Mesoamerican Collection
    Wray Collection
    Eden Hall Collection  
    Jerry Caplan Collection 
    Digital Collections
    Eden Hall Construction Collection
    Campus Publications Online Expand/Collapse
    Commencement Programs
    Key Publications in Chatham's History:
    Chatham College: The First Ninety Years
    Yearbooks (1915-2010)
    Course Catalogs (1870-1991)
    Web-based Course Catalogs
    Alumnae Directories (select volumes)
    Alumnae Recorder (1883-1976)
    Student Newspapers and magazines (select issues)
    •Dilworth Hall Prep School Newspapers and Catalog (1906-1917)
    Rachel Carson Collection
    Chatham History Images Online Expand/Collapse
    Chronological Photograph Files
    May Day Collection
    Lantern Slide Collection
    Historic Pittsburgh Collaborative
    Arthur G. Smith Collection
    Holy Land Lantern Slides  
    Ruth Snowdon Collection  
    Chatham Historical Film Collection  
    Chatham Historical Audio Collection  

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    HOURS
    Open Research Hours:
    Tuesday 9:30 - noon
    Thursday 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
    And By Appointment
     
    Contact Archivist Molly Tighe
    at mtighe1@chatham.edu
    or 412-365-1212
    for more information.
      

    REFERENCE & INSTRUCTION

    We offer both in-class instruction sessions and tours of the Archives and Special Collections. Faculty can contact the Archivist for more details.

     
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