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Architectural schools

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

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

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Exhibition Records

Identifier: ARCHEX
Scope and Contents This hybrid collection consists of documentation of exhibitions at, and produced by, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union. The collection includes photographic documentation of the installed exhibits, curatorial material, press and promotional material, and exhibition-related publications. Content generated from 1964 to 2001 is primarily analog. After 2001, the collection is mostly comprised of born-digital photographs, digital graphics, and digital text documents....
Dates: 1964-2023

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Student Work Collection

Identifier: ARCHSWC

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