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Paul Zucker collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG.017
Abstract

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 original 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.

Dates: 1946 - 2008

Proofs of Report and Program 1874

 Collection
Identifier: RG.021
Abstract

Proof of Reports and Programs in 1873 and 1874 includes Financial Statements, Student Rosters, Library Donations

Dates: 1873 - 1874

Published writings of Peter Cooper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 Cooper Union buildings and properties

 Collection
Identifier: RG.022
Abstract

The Records of Cooper Union buildings and properties contains documents related to the college's campus buildings and real estate holdings, past and present. This collection is minimally processed.

Dates: 1853 - 2023

Records of the Albert Nerken School of Engineering

 Collection
Identifier: RG.023
Abstract The Records of the Albert Nerken School of Engineering date primarily from 1900 through the present day, and include: curriculum planning and course materials; meeting minutes; faculty communications; publications and reports; exams and class notes; budget proposals; and facilities planning. This collection also includes some pre-1900 materials that connect the School of Engineering as it became to the science and technology courses that predated it. This collection has been minimally...
Dates: 1859 - 2023

Records of the Cooper Union Board of Trustees

 Collection
Identifier: RG.027
Abstract

The Records of the Cooper Union Board of Trustees consist primarily of bound meeting minutes dating from 1859-2015 and correspondence dating from 1866-1949.

Dates: 1859 - 2015

Records of the Cooper Union Dramatic Club

 Collection
Identifier: RG.025
Abstract

The Records of the Cooper Union Dramatic Society contain programs, photos, clippings, receipts, correspondence, casting materials, meeting notes, and director's prompt books spanning the years 1939-1962.

Dates: 1942 - 1962

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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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, photos and film.

Dates: 1941 - 1973

Records of The Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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, exhibit information, and a series of annual publications. 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 Cooper Union School of Art

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG.014
Abstract

The Records of the Cooper Union School of Art date from the founding of The Cooper Union in 1859 through current day, and include exhibition documentation, 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.

Dates: 1859 - 2009

Records of the Cooper Union School of Telegraphy

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: RG.016
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1869 - 1907

Records of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Studies (HSS)

 Collection
Identifier: RG.028
Abstract

The Records of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Studies (HSS) includes course listings, faculty biographies and accomplishments, meeting minutes, correspondence, and strategic planning documents.

Dates: 1940 - 2019

Records of the People's Institute

 Collection
Identifier: RG.024
Abstract Founded in 1897, the People's Institute ran free lecture series, held training sessions for community workers, and advocated for affordable entertainment and education, among other things. The Records of the People's Institute contains material regarding the operations of the People's Institute itself as well as the Department of Social Philosophy, which took over education programming at The Cooper Union when the People's Institute ceased operations in 1934. This collection contains...
Dates: 1898 - 1945

Records of the Registrar's Office

 Collection
Identifier: RG.026
Abstract

The Records of the Registrar's Office consist primarily of student transcripts and registration cards from the 1860s through the 1990s. Please be advised that post-1974 registration records are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1992

Records of the Saturday Program

 Collection
Identifier: RG.019
Abstract

The Records of the Saturday Program consist of documents, photos, flyers, objects, and multimedia related to the development and continued operation of the free art program for high school students known as Saturday Program.

Dates: 1975 - 2017

Records of The Student Union of The Cooper Union

 Collection
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.

School of Engineering theses

 Collection
Identifier: RG.011
Abstract

The School of Engineering theses collection consists of work in civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, and environmental protection produced and published by Cooper Union engineering students from 1909 through the present day.

Dates: 1909 - Present

The Cooper Family papers

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG.001
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1767 - 1883

The Cooper Union Archives Collection of Course Catalogs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG.010
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890 - 2018

The Cooper Union Archives collection of student film

 Collection
Identifier: MG.030
Abstract

This collection consists of student film produced for Cooper classes and featured in annual exhibitions between 1982 and 2011. Films in this collection are in VHS or DVD format.

Dates: 1984 - 2011

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 — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG.006
Abstract

This collection contains yearbooks dating from 1922 to 2022 and issued by The Cooper Union. The Cooper Union yearbook, entitled "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 Free Education collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG.020
Abstract This collection documents the response of students, alumni, faculty, staff and the broader community to the 2012 announcement of The Cooper Union administration to begin charging tuition. Types of material in this collection include protest posters, pins, patches and banners; correspondence, news clippings, event announcements, informational booklets and pamphlets; and paperwork acquired and leaked during the student occupation of the President's Office. Groups represented in this collection...
Dates: 2000 - 2018

The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: MG.018
Abstract

This collection contains publications produced by The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design from 2009 through 2016.

Dates: 2009 - 2016

The Cooper Union Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG.033
Abstract

The Cooper Union Oral History Collection is comprised of audio interviews with past and present members of the Cooper community.

Dates: 2023

The Cooper Union photograph collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG.015
Abstract

This collection consists of photograph prints and negatives spanning the years 1932-2019 and covering a wide variety of subject matter: from Founder's Day events to commencements, student exhibitions to Great Hall performances. This collection was acquired via The Cooper Union Communications Office.

Dates: 1932 - 2019

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