Collections

Ramón Gómez de la Serna Papers

Consists of approximately 60,000 handwritten notes and manuscripts, clippings, photographs, and annotated first editions from his library from 1906-1967.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Rare Books and Imprints

Consists of works particularly in the areas of the humanities and the social sciences, including the history of science and technology. These multidisciplinary collections contain many unusual or unique items, such as first editions, early imprints, fine bindings, and beautifully illustrated books.

Richard C. Jeffrey Papers

Contains biographical material, correspondence, research and lecture notes, teaching documents, and drafts of published and unpublished writings by Jeffrey and others.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Robert G. Pflaum Photograph Collection

Visual images focus on streetcars and their routes through downtown Pittsburgh, its neighborhoods, and surrounding areas, including the South Hills, Dormont, and Castle Shannon between 1958-1971.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Robert J. Walker Papers

Contains a letter book presumably created by Walker of copies of correspondence with several prominent 19th Century political figures.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Robert McKnight Diaries

Consists of two volumes of bound personal diaries that contain details of McKnight's social and business life in Pittsburgh (1842-1843, 1846-1847).
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Robert Stobo Papers

Contains an original French and Indian War era letter written by Robert Stobo to Colonel Innes, who were officers in the British Army.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Rolling Rock Training Camp Ledger

Contains information from July 9 to August 4, 1917 of guard duty in the military training camp near Ligonier, Pa.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Rose Rand Papers

Comprises Rose Rand's personal and professional records, a significant amount of correspondence and working papers, as well as notebooks, research notes, manuscript fragments, and transcriptions from Vienna Circle discussions (1922-1938).
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Rudolf Carnap Papers

Contains extensive correspondence covering his entire life and career, lecture outlines for courses that he taught in Vienna, Prague, and the U.S.; and manuscript drafts and typescripts both for his published works and for many unpublished writings.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Russell H. Heffley Photographs

Visual images document downtown Johnstown (Cambria County, Pa.), local businesses, advertising, parks, and daily life in this city from 1924 through the 1950s.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Rust Engineering Company Records

Visual images from the 1900s-1960s depict views of the construction of equipment and facilities for heavy industry, including furnaces, boiler settings, industrial chimneys, and entire manufacturing and processing plants in Pittsburgh and Holt, Alabama.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh