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The Archives collaborates with the ULS Digital Research Library to digitize and support online access to many of our holdings. You can also browse a complete list of collections with digitized content.

A wide-range of primary source textual and visual material documents left-wing organizations in the U.S. during the 20th century. Held by the ULS Archives Service Center.
Comprises first major collection of books, broadsides, lithographs, manuscripts, atlases, and maps donated to the University of Pittsburgh in the 1920s by the William M. Darlington family that documents colonial American history, the exploration of the Ohio Valley, the Far West, and world history. Includes albums containing family photographs from 1885-1888. Held by ULS Special Collections.
Includes textual, photographic, audio and video material that documents the life and career of Pennsylvania's 44th Governor (1979-1987) and Attorney General of the United States (1988-1991). Held by the ULS Archives Service Center.
A set of photographs and textual materials in the University Archives that reflect portions of the University’s documented history in the 19th and 20th centuries. Held by the ULS Archives Service Center.
The Dr. Thomas E. Starzl Website is the gateway to information about the historic medical career of Thomas E. Starzl, whose innovations in surgery and immunology changed the face of modern medicine. The core of Dr. Starzl’s work is contained in the Thomas E. Starzl Papers, currently being processed at the University of Pittsburgh’s Archives Service Center. This material reflects over 50 years of groundbreaking work, including immense volumes of correspondence with fellow surgeons and grateful patients, presentations and publications from a hugely prolific career, information on his bestselling autobiography The Puzzle People, and much more. Once completed, the Thomas E. Starzl Papers will contain over 350 boxes of material documenting both his professional and personal life.
Showcases cartoons drawn by UE cartoonist Fred Wright from his "Labor History" series published from 1956-1961 and again in the 1970s from the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) collection. Held by the ULS Archives Service Center.
Visual images from the 1940s-1970s show images taken by freelance photographer Corsini for local and national businesses, including US Steel, as well as images from WWII and Southeast Asia and East Africa. Held by the Archives Service Center.
Comprehensive collection of textual, photographic and cartographic resources that supports personal and scholarly research of the Western Pennsylvania area in the 19th and 20th centuries contributed by local cultural heritage institutions; includes census schedules and chronology of Pittsburgh.
Oral history interviews of Jewish immigrants conducted between 1968-2001 by the Pittsburgh Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW). Held by the ULS Archives Service Center.
Documents aspects of the labor movement in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Held by the ULS Archives Service Center.
Focuses on disseminating research and educational materials relevant to the Pittsburgh dialect and includes conversational interviews that capture examples of such dialect.