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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2016     Views: 7

All records of historical or evidential nature should be reviewed by the University Archivist prior to disposition. The following types of records can be considered for inclusion in the University Archives. A more extensive listing can be found in the Spring 2016 University Records Management newsletter.

● Minutes, correspondence, reports, transcripts, lists of officers of the governing boards or other administrative bodies of the University of Pittsburgh.
● Correspondence, subject files, reports of the executive officer, academic affairs officer, administrative officer and the student affairs officer.
● Correspondence, subject files and reports of the officer of any units within the university which operate with a high degree of independence such as medical and law schools and major research institutes.
● Minutes, memoranda, and reports of all major academic and administrative committees, including the faculty senate and its committees..
● Departmental and student organization records.
● Records of the registrar including course descriptions, class schedules,  and enrollment reports.
● Alumni records including minutes of the alumni association.
● Reports of the admissions offices and Office of Institutional Research.
● One copy of all publications, newsletters, catalogs, journals, monographs, brochures, posters, announcements, yearbooks, student newsletters, directories, faculty/staff rosters, commencement programs and other like materials.
● Photographs and negatives, motion picture films, oral history interviews, audio and videotapes, and CD-ROMs that document the development or activities of the Institution or its departments.

For more information about the Archives Service Center and its collections and services, please submit your inquiry using our Ask an Archivist feature. 

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