Catherine R. Miller Collection, 1755-1955
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Brief Description:

The Catherine R. Miller Collection contains 68 engravings, lithographs, and watercolors of 18th and 19th century Pittsburgh. The collection includes rare views of the city, maps, and numerous architectural drawings.

Of particular note are works by Russel Smith, Tardieu, Currier, and Gillespie.

Held at:
Chatham University Special Collections
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-365-1212
Fax: 412-365-1465
Email: rrohrbaugh [at]
Record Series Number: MSS/1965.001
Volume: 68.0 Object
Acquired: 00/00/1965.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyrights to items in the Catherine R. Miller Collection vary.  Please contact the Chatham Univeristy Archives for more information.
Acquisition Notes: Catherine R. Miller  Bequest by Catherine R. Miller espressed in her will as: "I bequeath my collection of pictures and maps of and books on the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Chatham College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in loving memory of my mother, Mary Bell Robbins Miller, who was graduated with the Class of 1877 and was the first woman trustee of the College (then Pennsylvania College for Women), serving for twenty-five years until her death."
Finding Aid Revisions: Updated by Molly Tighe, June 2019.