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Student publications

 Collection
Identifier: MG.013

Scope and Contents

This collection contains publications produced by students of The Cooper Union from 1904 up through the present day. Subjects covered in these publications include art education, mathematics, politics, student organizations, poetry, and humor. Highlights include Pine Valley, an illustrated 1980s publication produced by the Chinese Students Association; 1940s humor magazine Jabberwocky; and CUAS, a 1950s-60s series produced within the School of Art, the first of which feautures a TV script Cooper students produced with Dr. Seuss. The long-running student newspaper, The Pioneer, is cataloged seperately. Several publications from this collection have been digitized and are available on Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/@cooper_union_archives

Dates

  • 1904 - 2021

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from The Cooper Union Archives and Special Collections. For more information please email archives@cooper.edu.

Biographical / Historical

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art was established on Bowery in downtown Manhattan in 1859, offering day and night classes in science, engineering, art and design. Today, the Cooper Union offers degrees in engineering, art, and architecture, as well as continuing education classes.

Extent

1.42 Linear Feet (1 carton, 1 full box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains publications produced by students of The Cooper Union from 1904 up through the present day. Subjects covered in these publications include art education, mathematics, politics, the experiences of foreign nationals studying in the U.S., student organizations, poetry, and humor. The long-running student newspaper, The Pioneer, is cataloged seperately.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged by date, except where series' overlapped, in which case keeping a series together took precedence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was compiled by staff at the Cooper Union Archives. We believe that these materials were donated or collected from student groups over the years. We continue to actively acquire student publications.

Author
Mary Mann
Date
October 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Cooper Union Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Cooper Union Library
7 East 7th Street
New York New York 10003 United States