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Chatham History Resources
•  Chatham College: The First Ninety Years
Keyword searchable account of the history of Chatham College, now Chatham University, from 1869-1959.
•  Chatham Leadership: A Presidential Timeline
Explore Chatham Presidents since 1869.
•  Chatham Student Newspapers
Dating to 1895, this collection includes student-authored newspapers such as The Communique, The Arrow, The Matrix, and more.
•  The Recorder
Alumni magazine published continuously since 1883.
•  Course Catalogs
Annual catalog documenting course offerings, services, and programs offered by Chatham.
•  Chatham Yearbooks​​​​    
Chatham yearbooks dating from 1915 to 2010.

 

Topics of Special Interest

•  Chatham Collection on Rachel Carson
Documenting the legacy of Chatham graduate and environmental pioneer Rachel Carson `29.
•  Western Pennsylvania Foodways Collection
Oral history interviews and records that document the agriculture and food stories of the region.
- Babka and Beyond
- Buckwheat County
- Pittsburgh Food Shed
•  Covid-19 Collection Project
Documentation of the Chatham Community Response to the global pandemic.
•  Chatham & The Suffrage Movement
Explore how alumnae of the Pennsylvania Female College and the Pennsylvania College for women (now Chatham University) fought to achieve suffrage for women.
•  Online Searching How-To Videos
•  Local and Regional History
Historic Pittsburgh
- Access to collections from repositories including Heinz History Center, Carnegie Library, Univ. of Pittsburgh, and more.
Carnegie Mellon University Archives
- Access to CMU history resources
Detre Library & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center
- Regional history and the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives


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