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Vertical Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PI-030

Abstract

The vertical files consist of subject folders on people, places, and events related to Pratt’s history. Materials include articles, newspaper clippings, press releases, biographical information, fliers, and other ephemeral materials.

Dates

  • Circa 1888-2015

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public.

Extent

27 Linear Feet

767 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The vertical files are organized into personal files and subject files, both of which are arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials in the vertical files were compiled from various sources.

Harmful Language Statement

If you encounter any pejorative language (i.e. racist, homophobic, transphobic, xenophobic) or content in the finding aids or within the content of the collection, please send an email to archives.library@pratt.edu with the relevant details. For more information about how the Pratt Institute Libraries are addressing offensive language and content across its catalogs and databases, please see the Libraries' Harmful Language Statement: https://library.pratt.edu/statement/2022/05/27/harmful-language.html.

Title
Guide to the Vertical Files Collection
Author
Finding aid written by Rebecca Pou.
Date
2019
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Pratt Institute Archives Repository

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