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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

New Academic Building construction photographs

Identifier: MG.012

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.

Dates: 2008-07 - 2010-08

Papers of Edwin F. Gregg

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG.009

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 Norma E. Rancken

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG.007

The Papers of Norma E. Rancken is a collection of Cooper Union-related memorabilia, correspondence, certificates, photographs, and classwork.

Dates: 1938 - 2010

Published writings of Peter Cooper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG.010

The Published writings of Peter Cooper is a collection comprised of printed letters, pamphlets, speeches, and addresses.

Dates: 1844 - 1879

The Cooper Union Archives Collection of Registers and Directories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG.010

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 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

Voices from the Great Hall

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG.001

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

Dates: 1915 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1951 - 2021