Get virtual access inside the City’s Vault. The City Vault is where hundreds of years of legislative records are stored and preserved. In 2016 the City hired the first-ever archivist to endeavor on preserving thousands of archived materials about the City of Pittsburgh. Learn more about this process and even some of the interesting finds along the way!
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This story was recorded on April 5, 2021.
Nick Hartley became the first Pittsburgh City Archivist in August of 2016. Prior to joining the City, Hartley worked as an archivist for the Heinz History Center. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Certified Archivist and Certified Records Manager.