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The University Archives is maintained and managed by the Library with the purpose of documenting the functions of Point Park University and its historical and cultural significance as an institution of higher learning. It is the goal of the University Archives to maintain records that are open to the Point Park community for research, publicity, and instructional needs.

The Archives contains University yearbooks, documents, images, student newspapers, photographs, catalogs, and much more.

The 1972-73 Point Park Pioneers Basketball Media Guide. Front cover by Chuck Livolsi of the Pittsburgh Press. Cheerleader Janalyn Haas class of 1970 and Black Diamond at a Pep Rally on Third Avenue. Black Diamond II, Mascot of Point Park College in his home at Pittsburgh’s South Park. ca. 1968

The Digital Collections of the Point Park University Archive can be viewed on:

Jstor Commons: This collection consists of the Globe Student Newspaper, the Pittsburgh Playhouse Playbill Collection and more.

Historic Pittsburgh: An online collection of Archival Material from Point Park and other various local institutions. Point Park’s Collection consists of archival photographs representing the dynamic life of Point Park University and the surrounding Downtown Pittsburgh area.

For information, tours, or to view archival material please call (412) 392-3171 or email