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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Accreditation records of The Cooper Union

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG.017

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.

Dates: 1958 - 2018

Cordero collection of wartime Newsletters and student satire

Identifier: MG.022

Ruth Reiman Cordero graduated from the School of Art in 1946. During her time at Cooper, she facilitated the production of wartime Newsletters. This collection contains Ruth's agglomeration of wartime Newsletters and several issues of a student publication named Jabberwocky.

Dates: 1944 - 1946

Doug Ashford collection

Identifier: MG.038

The Doug Ashford collection is comprised of the personal archives of Doug Ashford related to The Cooper Union, a professor at The Cooper Union School of Art from 1989-current. It contains student work and documentation of student work, material related to the Intradisciplinary Seminar program, and some personal documents and correspondence.

Dates: 1972 - 2022

The Cooper Union Archives Collection of Course Catalogs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG.009

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

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