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Carnegie-Mellon University. University Libraries. Special Collections

5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213

Email: huntref@andrew.cmu.edu

Phone: 412-268-8928

Repository URL: http://search.library.cmu.edu/client/default/rw$003d0$0026rm$003d21620$00257C$00257C$00257C1$00257C$00257C$00257C1$00257C$00257C$00257Ctrue$0026 External Link

Repository code: ppic

Repository description (CRHP): This repository is the future home of the Remembering Africanamerican Pittsburgh Oral History Project. It was launched fall 2006 by the Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE), which is part of the Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University and documents African American life, including the struggle of activists, in Pittsburgh.

Repository description (extant): Special Collections is responsible for many of Carnegie Mellon University's rare and unique materials. The rare book collection, housed in the Fine and Rare Book Room (on the fourth floor of Hunt Library) and in the Posner Center, is strongest in the history of printing and graphic design, 19th century English and American literature, and landmark books in the history of science. Special Collections also includes manuscript collections of local authors and professors, collections associated with special topics, and collections that feature a variety of media such as posters and examples of fine printing.

Repository type: University Special Collection

Collections:

Remembering Africanamerican Pittsburgh oral history project

 

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