Archives & Special Collections News

Romero Artifacts

WTAE TV Takes a Look Inside the Romero Archive

See our Horror Studies Collection Coordinator give WTAE TV a tour of the Romero Archive!
A Conversation with Evan Laine on his Book: Arlen Specter: Scandals, Conspiracies, and Crisis in Focus

Conversation with Evan Laine on his Book: Arlen Specter: Scandals, Conspiracies, and Crisis in Focus

Arlen Specter Center, Paul J. Gutman Library and the University of Pittsburgh Library System present a Conversation with Evan Laine on his Book: Arlen Specter: Scandals, Conspiracies, and Crisis in Focus

Andrey Avinoff: Fantastic Visions

This exhibition at the University Art Gallery explores the life and art of Andrey Avinoff (1884-1949), the émigré artist, scientist, professor, and museum director whose scholarly rigor and flamboyant creativity left an indelible mark on Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape. Presented in collaboration with the University Library System, the exhibition will span displays at the University Art Gallery and the Hillman Library.
Freddie Fu

We Have Acquired the Dr. Freddie Fu Archives

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of the papers of Dr. Freddie Fu, noted orthopaedic surgeon and a leader in the field of sports medicine.
Undergrads: Apply to be an Archival Scholar!

Undergrads: Apply to be an Archival Scholar!

Awardees will develop independent research projects from rare books, manuscripts, music, photographs, diaries, organization records, or other archival collections found in the University of Pittsburgh Library System’s distinctive collections. Click here for more info!
Youthful Frights: Exploring George A. Romero’s Young Adult Horror

Youthful Frights: Exploring George A. Romero’s Young Adult Horror

In the mid-90s, Romero began production on several projects for young adult audiences.  Join us! Tuesday September 20th 7 p.m. as we examine and explore these lost projects including an adaptation of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps.
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University of Pittsburgh Library System Receives One Million Dollar Grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation for August Wilson Archive Outreach and Engagement

We are pleased to announce we have received a $1,000,000 grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation to support in-depth public engagement with the August Wilson Archive over the next two years.
Hi-ya Neighbor!

A Notice on Harmful, Offensive, or Misrepresentative Archival Description and Language

The University of Pittsburgh Library System strives to steward the materials within our possession with the highest level of cultural sensitivity. Within Archives & Special Collections, we aim to describe our archival materials in a way that is respectful to, and informed by, the communities who use, create, and are represented in our collections. ...more

ULS Awarded Grant from the CLIR Recordings at Risk Program

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk program has awarded a $36,826 grant to the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) to digitize five Pittsburgh area oral history collections held by the Archives and Special Collections Department.
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