Collections

Walter J. Teskey Photographs

Visual images depict the Pittsburgh floods of 1936 and 1937, and images of trains and scale models (1960s).
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Walter and Martha Leuba Papers

Documents the Leubas' collecting activities, Walter's writing projects, and the Leubas' lives.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Warrantee Atlas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Contains 49 plates that depict the original land grants that settlers of present-day Allegheny County received from the Commonwealth after William Penn and his descendants vested the land to the legislature.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Wesley C. Salmon Papers

Contains personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, working papers, lecture notes and their ancillary materials, versions of professional talks, and documentation from Salmon's work in professional organizations.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Western Pennsylvania Maps

The Western Pennsylvania Maps Collection is comprised of the following groupings of maps helpful for studying and tracing the physical development and changes of the Pittsburgh area landscape: City of Pittsburgh Geodetic and Topographic Survey Maps, 1923-1961; Darlington Digital Library Maps; Flood Commission of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1912; G. M. Hopkins Company Maps, 1872-1940; Warrantee Atlas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1914; and a varierty of individual assorted maps.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

Wilfrid S. Sellars Papers

Consists of manuscripts of nearly all of Sellars’ work, reading notes, preliminary notes for further development, drafts of articles, working papers, correspondence, teaching materials and lecture notes.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

William H. Wolf Photographs

Visual images include Pittsburgh during the 1907 flood, the 1908 Pittsburgh Sesquicentennial parade celebration, and Pittsburgh's Luna Park (1907-1920).
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

William J. Gaughan Collection

Visual images from the 1880s-1970s show the Homestead Steel Works plant and community activities, machinery, workers, strikes, safety and accident concerns, and social activities; also include images of World War II production, morale campaigns in the mill, and female employees during the war.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

William M. Darlington Collection of Fort Pitt Copybooks

Contains records about Fort Pitt, business transactions from 1752 to 1782, a list of names of some inhabitants at the fort, and some unrelated notes about William Darlington's observations of birds in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh

William Pitt Family Papers

Consists of letters sent from Pitt’s wife, Hester, to Alexander Hood and assorted documents detailing some of the political activities of Pitt as well his son, William Pitt the Younger.
Contributor: University of Pittsburgh