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Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry. Library School

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Beta Phi Mu records

 Collection
Identifier: UR-08-004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the administrative records of Beta Phi Mu, Sigma chapter (Drexel University) from 1968 through 2013, as well as administrative material created by Beta Phi Mu National (1948-2004). The collection is divided into two series: Series 1 consists of material generated by Beta Phi Mu, Sigma chapter, and Series 2 consists of material generated by Beta Phi Mu National. Sigma chapter material includes by-laws, documentation of the chapter's establishment,...
Dates: 1948-2013

Carnegie Corporation, 1940

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 7
Identifier: Series IV

Directory of Library Science Alumni, 1893 - 1957, 1958

 Item — Box: 6
Scope and content note From the Collection:

This collection contains faculty lists, and phone directories for faculty, staff, and students, and alumni directories.

One copy of each alumni directory is stored in the reading room, and any extra copies are stored off-site.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1893 - 1957; Publication: 1958

Early photographs of the Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry

 Collection
Identifier: PC-00-003
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs of the Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry from 1891 to 1936. It includes photographs of the exterior and interior of the Main Building, men’s and women’s athletic teams, and students from various academic departments.

Dates: 1885-1936; Majority of material found within 1891 - 1915

Kenneth G. Matheson, 1922-1931

 Series
Identifier: Series III
Scope and content note Series 3: Kenneth Matheson, 16 folders, consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs. There is material on the development of new seal for Drexel, the building and dedication of Curtis Hall including photographs of Cyrus H.K. Curtis laying the first stone for the building in 1928 and a photograph of the Curtis Hall Engineering Laboratory from 1929, and accreditation from the Association of American Universities. There is also a folder on the start of the library program...
Dates: 1922-1931

Library records

 Collection
Identifier: UR-05-002
Overview The Library records contains documentation of the Drexel University Library from its creation in 1891 to 2003. Drexel University Library has been housed in three different buildings; the Main Building (1891-1958), the Korman Center (1959-1982) and W.W. Hagerty Library (1983-2010). The library was also responsible for running the library school until 1962, with the exception of the years 1914 to 1922 when the library school was suspended. The documents in this collection constitute a record...
Dates: 1891-2013

Library School scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UR-04-026
Overview

This collection consists of seven scrapbooks that document the curriculum and operations of Drexel's Library School between the years of 1891-1914.

Dates: 1891-1914

Office of the President records

 Collection
Identifier: UR-01-005
Overview This collection consists of subject files created by the Office of the President during the tenures of the first six presidents of the Drexel Institute: James MacAlister (1840-1913, president 1891-1913), Hollis Godfrey (1874-1936, president 1914-1921), Kenneth Matheson (1864-1931, president 1921-1932), Parke R. Kolbe (1881-1942, president 1932-1942), George P. Rea (1894-1978, president 1942-1944), and James Creese (1896-1966, president 1945-1963), as well as during the interim presidency of...
Dates: 1891-1965; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1954

Parke R. Kolbe, 1899-1942, bulk: 1932 - 1942

 Series
Identifier: Series IV
Scope and content note Series 4: Kolbe, Parke R. 200 Folders This is the largest series in the collection. There is material on the Athletic Departments of Drexel during Kolbe’s tenure including budgets, data from local colleges athletic departments during the 1930’s, and a study from 1931 on athletic departments within the Middle Atlantic region correspondence with the Board of Trustee Committee on Athletics, reports on the responsibilities for the Athletic Departments of various universities, correspondence and...
Dates: 1899-1942; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1942

Virginia Carter Castleman photograph collection

 Collection — Box: C, oversize: unknown container
Identifier: PC-00-001
Overview

This collection consists of nineteen photographs showing aspects of student life at Drexel in 1898-1899.

Dates: 1898-1899

Additional filters:

Type
Collection 6
Archival Record 4
 
Subject
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- History 4
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Buildings 3
Home economics -- Study and teaching 3
Photographs 3
Women -- Education (Higher) 3
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Black-and-white photographs. 2
Correspondence 2
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Administration 2
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Alumni and alumnae 2
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Curricula 2
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Faculty 2
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Planning 2
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Sports 2
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Student housing 2
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Students 2
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Administration 2
Drexel Institute of Technology -- African Americans -- Education (Higher) 2
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Alumni and alumnae 2
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Faculty 2
Drexel Institute of Technology -- History 2
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Planning 2
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Students 2
Education, Cooperative -- United States 2
Education, Higher -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Libraries 2
Universities and Colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Administration 2
Universities and Colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Curricula 2
Universities and Colleges -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 20th Century 2
Academic libraries 1
Accreditation (Education) 1
Administrative records 1
Annual reports 1
Art students -- Pennsylvania 1
Clippings 1
College trustees 1
Commencement ceremonies -- United States. 1
Communism in education -- Pennsylvania 1
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Business and education 1
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Commencements 1
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry -- Public relations 1
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Accreditation 1
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Buildings 1
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Public Relations 1
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Sports 1
Drexel Institute of Technology -- Student Housing 1
Drexel University -- Alumni and alumnae 1
Drexel University. Graduate School of Library Science 1
Education, Higher -- Administration 1
Education, Higher -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Educational fund raising 1
Exhibition records 1
Financial records 1
Libraries -- Designs and plans 1
Libraries and education 1
Library buildings 1
Library education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Library schools 1
Library science 1
Manuscripts (document genre) 1
Minutes 1
Negatives (photographic) 1
Newsletters 1
Personnel records 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Printed ephemera 1
Publications 1
Questionnaires 1
Reports 1
School budgets 1
Slides (photographs) 1
Statistics 1
Universities and colleges -- Finance 1
University of Pennsylvania -- Buildings -- Pictorial works 1
Women employees 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Pennsylvania -- Education and the War 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pennsylvania -- Education and the War 1
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