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This collection contains two documents: "A History of the Black Alumni at Cooper Union," written by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe in 1983; and a transcript of a recorded conversation on Black student experiences held in 2021 between Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe (A'75), Avia Hurley (A'22) and archives librarian Mary Mann.
The Albert Henry Heusser collection of Cooper-Hewitt papers are comprised primarily of documents related to the business and political dealings of both Abram S. Hewitt and Peter Cooper.
The Alfred Wertheimer media collection presents a large and well-rounded portrait of the artist's career in film. After graduation from Cooper Union in 1951, Wertheimer made his name as one of the first photographers of Elvis. He later went on to become a prolific cinematographer, and this collections contains much of his notable work, in particular his coverage of the 1960 presidential campaigns of Kennedy and Nixon and his 1969 footage of the Woodstock Festival.
This collection contains annual reports authored by The Cooper Union's Board of Trustees, the Director of The Cooper Union, and the President of The Cooper Union.
The Benjamin Menschel Fellowship has traditionally funded independent student projects that culminate in an annual show with a gala opening. This collection contains programs from these shows dating back to 1999.
Photo documentation of graffiti artwork, created by members of Buildings and Grounds circa early 2000s-2015, located in Foundation Building basement.
The Commencement Records of the Cooper Union consists of programs, press releases, lists of awards given, commencement addresses, and correspondence with speakers at Cooper Union commencement ceremonies.
The Erskine Hewitt collection of Cooper-Hewitt papers is comprised of the personal and business papers of Peter Cooper, Abram S. Hewitt, and their families and colleagues. It came to Cooper Union as part of the bequest of Erskine Hewitt, and has been rearranged by staff at the Cooper Union Archives.
Since the fall of 2017, the IDS public lecture series has hosted 12 speakers each semester. Speakers are typically arts practictioners whose work embodies an interdisciplinary approach. In 2020, the IDS series pivoted from live lectures to lectures over Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The photographs in this collection document construction of the New Academic Building (NAB) at 41 Cooper Square, and events related to said construction. A series of photographs within this collection document the move of an eagle statue that had been part of the original Penn Station to a garden adjacent to the Alumni Roof Terrace on the roof of the NAB.
The New York Electrical Society collection is comprised of notes, pamphlets, typed lectures, meetings minutes and scrapbooks documenting the history of this group of science enthusiasts and educators.
This collection contains materials related to Gregg's work with the Cooper Union Alumni Association and ephemera related to the Cooper Union including documents that discuss fundraising, continuing education, reunions, and events.
The Papers of George F. Bateman is a collection of personal correspondence, business correspondence, miscellaneous memorabilia, and alumni association materials from George F. Bateman. George was the Dean of the Cooper Union School of Engineering from 1933 till his death in 1948. He was responsible for the inception and development of the Mechanical Engineering Department.
The Papers of Norma E. Rancken is a collection of Cooper Union-related memorabilia, correspondence, certificates, photographs, and classwork.
The Published writings of Peter Cooper is a collection comprised of printed letters, pamphlets, speeches, and addresses.
Records of the Cooper Union Engineering Honor Societies: Mu Alpha Omicron and the Iota Chapter of Tau Beta Pi
The Records of the Cooper Union Engineering Honor Societies document the history of Mu Alpha Omicron and the Iota Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at the Cooper Union from 1926 to 1981. This collection includes photographs, books, plaques, stamps, a metal cast logo, and catalog cards in a metal box.
The Records of The Cooper Union Green Camp document the history of Green Camp as a satellite campus of The Cooper Union from 1941 to 1973, and includes administrative files, publications, invitations, correspondence, scrapbooks and photos.
The Records of The Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration is comprised of museum minutes, press releases, correspondence, evaluations, and exhibit information. While the collections spans the years 1892-1970, the bulk of the material included concerns 1962-1968.
The Records of The Student Union of The Cooper Union is comprised of minutes, correspondence, questionnaires, and newspaper articles regarding the Student Union, its history, and involvement with the institution.
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.
The Cooper Family papers is a collection of letters, land deeds, financial claims, and other documentation of the lives of Peter Cooper's family members. With dates spanning 1767 through 1883, this collection contains material authored by or relating to Peter Cooper's parents, siblings, children, nieces, and nephews.
This collection consists of course catalogs produced by The Cooper Union from 1904-2016. The publications are a mix of bound and unbound materials. They typically include an overview of the school, degree requirements, lists of faculty and administrators, and course descriptions.
This collection consists of registers and directories for staff, students, and alumni produced by The Cooper Union from 1859-2018. The materials are a mix of bound and unbound materials.
This collection contains yearbooks dating from 1922 to 2019 issued by The Cooper Union. The Cooper Union yearbook, "The Cable," typically documents rising or graduating seniors (with portraits), administrators and faculty, clubs and other student organizations, and athletics. Cables for the years 1943, 1965, 1971, 2020, and 2021 were never produced and are thus not represented in this collection.
This collection contains lease agreements between Peter Cooper and/or the Trustees of The Cooper Union and renters of space in the Cooper Union foundation building between 1858-1872
This collection consists of materials documenting coursework produced by Cooper Union School of Architecture students between 1939 and 2020. The collection also includes course-related materials produced by School of Architecture faculty.
The Voices from the Great Hall collection consists of sound and moving image recordings, photographs, press releases, announcements, and ephemera documenting events in the Great Hall at The Cooper Union from 1915 to the present. Materials are added regularly and can be explored via the website greathallvoices.cooper.edu/
- The Cooper Union Archives & Special Collections 27
- The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive 1
- Education, Higher 9
- Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 6
- Student activities 6
- Administration 4
- Finance 4
- New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government 4
- Photographs 4
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 4
- Student records 4
- Architectural schools 3
- Architecture 3
- Correspondence 3
- Engineering 3
- Engineers 3
- Mechanical engineering 3
- Mechanical engineering--History 3
- Newspaper clippings 3
- Political activists 3
- Political science 3
- Publications 3 ∧ less
- The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 9
- Cooper, Peter, 1791-1883 5
- The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. School of Engineering 4
- Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903 2
- Hewitt, Leslie, 1977- 2
- The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. School of Architecture 2
- The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. School of Art 2
- Adusei-Poku, Nana 1
- Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 1
- Alpha Phi Omega 1
- Alves, Maria Thereza, 1961- 1
- American Swedenborgian Printing and Publishing Society 1
- Arıkan, E. Burak, 1970- 1
- Ashton, Dore 1
- B&H Dairy Restaurant 1
- Barnes, Donnamarie 1
- Bateman, George F., 1887-1948 1
- Beasley, Kevin, 1985- 1
- Bell Telephone Laboratories 1
- Berrada, Omar, 1978- 1 ∧ less