Caitlin Biggers

Project Manager - Student Work Collection

Caitlin Biggers is an archivist whose work focuses on increasing public access to visual resource collections through cataloging and digitization. Prior to joining The Cooper Union Architecture Archive, Biggers worked with the New York City Municipal Archives, New York University’s Bobst Library, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Steven Holl Architects, and a number of private collections. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Goucher College and a Master of Arts in Archives and Public History from New York University.

 

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  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

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  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.