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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.
This collection contains accreditation materials for The Cooper Union dating back to 1958. Accrediting organizations included in this collection are the Middle States Association, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, and the National Association for Schools of Art and Design.
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 variously 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.
This collection contains an assortment of policies and guidelines from the various schools of which Cooper Union is comprised, as well as more general policies and bylaws affecting the entire college. This collection was acquired piecemeal over many years, and compiled by library staff.
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 Julius Wollmann collection contains three drawing signed by Cooper alum Julius Wollmann as well as his diploma, all dated 1883. Wollmann was among the first deaf students to attend The Cooper Union.
The collection of ledgers and orders contains the accounts of The Cooper Union from 1858 to 1956. Items covered in these volumes range from sundries and payroll to commercial leases and rental fees for the Great Hall.
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.
Paul Zucker taught city planning and the history of art and architecture at The Cooper Union from 1938-1963. The Paul Zucker collection is comprised of origina documents produced by Paul Zucker along with documentation of research into Paul Zucker's life undertaken by an architecture history master's candidate at University College London, Janna Lipsky, as well as by former Cooper Union librarian Carol Salomon.
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, photos and film.
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 Cooper Union School of Art date from the founding of The Cooper Union in 1859 through current day, and include annual reports, meeting minutes, faculty lists and CVs, publications, statistics, and accreditation materials. This collection also includes records pertaining to The Cooper Union's teaching of architecture, which was part of the Art program until the School of Architecture was formed in 1975.
This collection contains the records of the Free School for Telegraphy for Women operated by The Cooper Union in partnership with Western Union Telegraph Company from approximately 1869-1907.
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 1890-2018. The materials are a mix of hardbound and softcover volumes produced by and distributed to the Cooper community.
- The Cooper Union Archives & Special Collections 37
- The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive 1
- Education, Higher 10
- Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 7
- Photographs 6
- Student activities 6
- Administration 5
- Architectural schools 5
- New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government 5
- Art schools 4
- Correspondence 4
- Engineering 4
- Engineering schools 4
- Engineers 4
- Finance 4
- Newspaper clippings 4
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 4
- Student records 4
- Architecture 3
- Commencement ceremonies 3
- Faculty (Education) 3
- Mechanical engineering 3 ∧ less
- Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 11
- Cooper, Peter, 1791-1883 5
- Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Albert Nerken School of Engineering 4
- Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. . School of Art 3
- Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. School of Architecture 3
- Campbell, George, Jr. 2
- Colton, G. Q. (Gardner Quincy), 1814-1898 2
- Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903 2
- Hewitt, Leslie, 1977- 2
- Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union 2
- People's Institute (New York, N.Y.) 2
- Abbas, Basel, 1983- 1
- Abou-Rahme, Ruanne, 1983- 1
- Abyssinian Baptist Church (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology 1
- Adeyemi, Kemi, 1985- 1
- Adusei-Poku, Nana 1
- Al-Attar, Mohammad 1
- Al-Dewachi, Omar 1
- Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 1 ∧ less