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Albert Henry Heusser collection of Cooper-Hewitt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MG.003
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1830 - 1940

Annual Reports of The Cooper Union

 Collection
Identifier: RG.003
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1860-2011; missing: 1863, 1865, 1867, 1872, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1927-1938, 1963-1969, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009

Commencement Records of The Cooper Union

 Collection
Identifier: RG.002
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1860-current

Erskine Hewitt collection of Cooper-Hewitt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MG.002
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1783 - 1933

New York Electrical Society collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG.004
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1881 - 1948

Papers of Edwin F. Gregg

 Collection
Identifier: MG.009
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1950 - 2002

Papers of George F. Bateman

 Collection
Identifier: MG.005
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1896 - 1948

Papers of Norma E. Rancken

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Identifier: MG.007
Abstract The Papers of Norma E. Rancken is a collection of Cooper Union-related memorabilia, correspondence, certificates, photographs, and classwork.
Dates: 1938 - 2010

Papers of the Cooper Family

 Series
Identifier: MG.001
Abstract The Cooper Family papers is a collection of letters, land deeds, patents and financial claims from the family of Peter Cooper.
Dates: 1702 - 1871

Published writings of Peter Cooper

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Identifier: MG.010
Abstract The Published writings of Peter Cooper is a collection comprised of printed letters, pamphlets, speeches, and addresses.
Dates: 1844 - 1879

Records of the Cooper Union Engineering Honor Societies: Mu Alpha Omicron and the Iota Chapter of Tau Beta Pi

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Identifier: RG.006
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1926 - 1981

Records of The Cooper Union Green Camp

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Identifier: RG.005
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1941 - 1973

Records of The Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

 Collection
Identifier: RG.004
Abstract 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.
Dates: Includes records from ca.1892-1970, chiefly 1962-1968.

Records of The Student Union of The Cooper Union

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Identifier: MG.008
Abstract 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.
Dates: Includes records from ca. 1956-1979, chiefly 1968-1979.

The Cooper Union Archives Collection of Course Catalogs

 Collection
Identifier: RG.009
Abstract 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.
Dates: This collection contains physical copies of course catalogs produced between 1904 and 2016. Course catalogs produced between 2008 and 2021 can be found at cooper.edu/students/registrar/course-catalog

The Cooper Union Archives Collection of Registers and Directories

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Identifier: RG.010
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1859 - 2018

The Cooper Union Archives Collection of Student Handbooks

 Collection
Identifier: RG.008
Abstract This collection contains student handbooks dating from 1938 through 2002. Traditionally issued by The Cooper Union at the beginning of each academic year, student handbooks contain rules, regulations, and information on topics such as school facilities, health and hygiene, and student activities. Some handbooks also include neighborhood information. The following years do not have handbooks represented in this collection: 1943, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1981, 1987, 1990, and...
Dates: 1938-2002; missing 1943, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1981, 1987, 1990, 1991

The Cooper Union Archives Collection of Yearbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MG.006
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1922-2019; missing years: 1943, 1965, 1971, 2020 and 2021

The Cooper Union Foundation Building leases, 1858-1872

 Collection
Identifier: RG.007
Abstract 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
Dates: leases from the following years: 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1871, and 1872

The Cooper Union School of Architecture Student Work Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ARCHSWC
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1939 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2020

Voices from the Great Hall

 Collection
Identifier: RG.001
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1915 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1951 - 2021