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Abbott (Charles D.) Papers, 1919-1979 (bulk 1919-1961)

Correspondence regarding administration of the University Libraries, the creation and maintenance of the Poetry Collection of Lockwood Library at the University of Buffalo; professional papers including his research and publications; personal records, including biographical material, social correspondence and clippings; records of the Fenton Lecture series, 1935-1941; and records of the Buffalo Film Society, 1935-1938.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Ackerson Family Papers, 1864-1996 (bulk 1782-1996)

Diaries and personal papers of Fred M. Ackerson which document life in Niagara County, New York, and a professional legal and judicial career in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Also includes diaries of Fred's wife and parents and those of his son, Charles F. Ackerson who lived in Olean, (Cattaraugus County) New York.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Adler (Selig) Papers, Part I, 1928-1985

This collection (filed under 22/6F/204 and 22/6F/358) contains material regarding Selig Adler's studies at the University of Buffalo (1928-1931), his graduate work at the University of Illinois (1931-1934), and notes, drafts and copies of Adler's research on American foreign policy, isolationism, and United States-Israel relations. The collection also includes material from Adler's career at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Adler (Selig) Papers, Part II, 1928-1985

This collection (filed under 22/6F/204 and 22/6F/358) contains material regarding Selig Adler's studies at the University of Buffalo (1928-1931), his graduate work at the University of Illinois (1931-1934), and notes, drafts and copies of Adler's research on American foreign policy, isolationism, and United States-Israel relations. The collection also includes material from Adler's career at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Admissions and Records Recruitment Brochures and Pamphlets, 1938-1999

The materials contained in this collection range from 1938 to 1999. Included in this collection are brochures and pamphlets advertising the University at Buffalo as well as various programs and degrees offered by the university. Also included are applications, information about visiting the University at Buffalo and envelopes used in mailing the materials to prospective students.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life

Albrecht (Milton C.) Papers, 1946-1975

The papers of Milton C. Albrecht, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, 1958-1965, include notebooks, appointment books, faculty reprints, memorabilia and audio recordings.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Alden (Carlos C.) Scrapbook, 1912-1913

Scrapbook documenting Alden's election campaigns for Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals.

NOTE: Material is fragile.  See Archivist for safe handling procedures.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Faculty/Staff, UB

Altbach (Philip G.) Papers, 1959-

Professional papers regarding research and publications in higher education in the U.S. and developing countries; some on international publishing. Includes drafts of books, articles, and papers; and correspondence concerning research and editing of special issues of Library Trends and The Annals of the American Academy of Sociology and Political Science. Also, service as North American editor of Higher Education, 1974-1980, with confidential reviews of articles submitted, and work as series editor of a Praeger Special Studies monograph series of comparative literature, 1977-1979.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Altbach (Philip G.) Student Activism and International Education Collection, circa 1960-1975

A collection of theses, published articles, and unpublished addresses and papers on student activism in the United States for the period 1900-1970, and higher education in the United States, India, and Japan for the period circa 1960-1975.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Social Activism

Altbach (Philip G.) Student Movement Collection, 1935-1971

Newsletters; clippings; notes; reports; and bibliography cards concerning student movements in India, 1935-1965; in the U.S., 1960-1969; and in Japan, 1969-1970; also concerning international student organizations, 1948-1971. Includes typescript copy of letter by Gandhi, 1941, concerning the role of students in the struggle against British rule in India.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Social Activism

Alternative Press Collection (Anthony W. Novitsky and Christopher Densmore), 1963-2000 (bulk 1963-1989)

This collection consists of periodicals issued between 1963 and 2000 with most of the material dated prior to 1990, including non-periodical material arranged by issuing organization. Topics covered include draft resistance and conscientious objectors during the Vietnamese Conflict, civil rights, the peace movement, disarmament, the women's movement, student unrest, and the labor movement.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Social Activism

Alternative Press Collection, 1969-1992

A collection of local and national news sources related to labor, anti-war, student unrest, and free speech issues spanning the years 1969-1992.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Social Activism

American Association of University Professors. Buffalo Chapter records, 1926-1973

The records of the American Association of University Professors, Buffalo Chapter. Included in the collection are national correspondence, chapter correspondence, chapter minutes, committee reports, and academic freedom issues.

A finding aid for this collection is available on-site. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

American Association of University Professors. Buffalo Chapter. Secretary's Files, 1968-1989 (bulk 1968-1972)

Collection contains files of Marchand (Shonnie) Finnegan as Secretary & Vice President of the University of Buffalo Chapter, American Association of University Professors and it's Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, mainly concerning the period of campus unrest, 1969-1971 and the arrest of the 45 faculty members during student protests in the Spring of 1970. Also included are some faculty grievance files and publications from the national association.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Faculty/Staff, UB

American Association of University Women, Amherst (NY) Branch Records, 1993-2000

This collection contains the charter and newsletters of the American Association of University Women, Amherst (NY) Branch.

Topics: Women's History in WNY

American Association of University Women, Buffalo Branch Newsletters, 1950-2008, 2014

This collection contains the newsletters of the American Association of University Women, Buffalo Branch as well as several other AAUW branches.

Topics: Women's History in WNY

American Association of University Women, Buffalo Branch Records, 1911-2005 (bulk 1960-1999)

The American Association of University Women Buffalo Branch Records include such records as history files, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, financial documents, correspondence, various publications that the organization distributes and conferences/special events.

Topics: Women's History in WNY

American Jewish Committee, Buffalo/Niagara Chapter Records, 1977-2007 (bulk 1985-2007)

Records of the American Jewish Committee - Buffalo/Niagara Chapter primarily from its final 20 years of operation documenting interfaith and Jewish heritage programming and community awards.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Ames (Frances Proctor) Papers, 1882-1948

The personal correspondence of Frances Proctor Ames, 1885 graduate of University of Buffalo's Medical School.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of, Women’s History in WNY, Digital Collections

Amherst Campus Clippings, 1962-1980

Newspaper clippings dealing with various aspects of the North Campus of the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, in Amherst, New York.

Topics: University History Resources

Amherst League of Women Voters Records, 1910-1997 (bulk 1947-1997)

This collection contains the business records, meeting minutes, correspondence, publications and miscellaneous records of the Amherst, N.Y. League of Women Voters.

Topics: Women's History in WNY

Anderson (G. Lester) Papers, Part I, 1951-1964

Papers kept by G. Lester Anderson as Vice President of Educational Affairs of the University at Buffalo, dealing with various education problems and controversies, 1951-1964, including the case of a dental student who charged the Dental School with Anti-Semitism (1958); a hearing before the State University of New York's Standing Committee on Termination of a faculty member charged with false representation in respect to signing the Feinberg Certificate (1964); transcripts of meetings of the New York State Governor's Committee on the White House Conference on Education (1955); and reports compiled by the University for the Federal Security Agency's Office of Education concerning UB's physical facilities and human resources.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Anderson (G. Lester) Papers, Part II, 1969-1975

Papers of G. Lester Anderson including correspondence, drafts of papers and speeches, reprints, reports, bibliographies, clippings, photos, and other materials relating to Anderson's role as a consultant to various institutions of higher education. Also includes his association with various other organizations.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Anderson (G. Lester) Papers, Part III, 1951-1974

Papers of G. Lester Anderson including correspondence, drafts of papers and speeches, reprints, reports, bibliographies, clippings, photos, and other materials relating to Anderson's role as a consultant to various institutions of higher education. Also includes his working papers for his study of the merger of the University of Buffalo with the State University of New York, and his association with various other organizations.

Topics: Education, History of, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Anti-War Publications Collection, 1967-1974

Papers either produced or collected by Anthony Novitsky that document opposition to the Vietnamese Conflict. A number of organizations are represented. Also included is an oral history interview taped by Christopher Densmore, University Archives, July 25, 1978 that covers Novitsky's activities in the Catholic peace movement, the anti-war movement in Buffalo, and his recollections of various individuals and organizations in Buffalo during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Topics: Social Activism

Applied Structural Design typescript, circa 1941

MS 108.  Thomas H. McKaig (1890-1967) was an engineer and architect in Buffalo, N.Y.  Copy of typescript (Addenda and corrections, 2 unnumbered leaves; 190 leaves; Index, 2 unnumbered leaves)

Topics: Design Archives

Architectural Drawings of the Darwin D. Martin House and Graycliff, 1904-1988 (bulk 1904-1930)

Architectural and landscape plans for the Darwin D. Martin House and Graycliff, the summer home of the Darwin D. Martin family which were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd, Digital Collections

Argus Newspaper, 1947-1950

The Argus (1947-1950) was established as an alternative to The Bee newspaper by a group of more “liberal, progressive” students. Editorial warfare intensified by 1950 to such an extent that funding was withheld from both papers. In the same year a new newspaper, the Spectrum, began publication.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life, Digital Collections

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State Records, 1950-2012

The papers consist of correspondence; minutes; programs; directories; membership files; newsletters and other periodicals, such as the New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal; memorabilia and other misc. printed materials. The papers also include a series of photographs.

Topics: Education, History of

Aubéry (Pierre L.) Archives, 1942-2009 (bulk 1960-1990)

The personal papers and professional papers of Pierre L. Aubéry. Collection contains correspondence, research material, publications and clippings.

A finding aid for this collection is available on-site. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Aubery (Pierre) Research Papers, 1953-1970

Research on Mécislas Golberg for Aubéry's work, Mécislas Golberg: anarchiste et décadent, 1868-1907: biographie intellectuelle, suivie de fragments inedits de son journal.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Audubon New Community Records, 1964-1987 (bulk 1975-1987)

Records, 1975-1987 with earlier documents from 1964 onward, of the Audubon Association, Inc. pertaining to the Audubon New Community of Amherst, New York; concerning the operation, maintenance, and government of a planned new community which began construction in 1973.

Topics: Design Archives

Banham (Reyner) "Buffalo: The Industrial Heritage" Course Records, 1904-1986 (bulk 1977)

Documents "Buffalo: The Industrial Heritage", a summer course taught by Reyner Banham in 1977. Contents include contemporary and historic photographs of Buffalo's industrial buildings (including the Larkin Complex) and field notes.

Topics: Design Archives

Barnette (W. Leslie) Papers, 1950-1979

The papers of W. Leslie Barnette, a professor of Psychology and accomplished classical pianist, document his life and work during the thirty years he was employed at the University at Buffalo.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Bartholomew (Ruth) Papers, 1922-1963

Papers, 1922-1963, pertaining to the career of Ruth Bartholomew as a librarian at the University of Buffalo; the bulk of the papers are in the form of an alphabetical file, date from 1922 to the early 1940s and pertain to the general administration of the Library. Also some later papers pertaining to her more specialized responsibilities in gifts and exchange, supplies and the bindery.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Bean (Berten C.) Drawings for the Medentian, 1940

Berten C. Bean was a member of the 1941 class of the School of Medicine. He served as Art Editor of the Medentian, the yearbook for the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. Collection contains four drawings by Bean which appeared in the 1940 edition of the Medentian; also includes a photographic collage which appeared in the same edition.

Topics: Student Life, Publications, UB

Bee Newspaper, 1921-1950

The Bee (1921-1950) focused almost entirely on student activities, often with humor. There was almost no coverage of events beyond the UB campus or on how those events impacted the lives of UB students. With veterans attending the university after the end of World War II, UB enrolled an older and more diverse student body. It was then that the Bee’s sometimes frivolous style came under attack.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life, Digital Collections

Benzow (Roland R.) Scrapbook, 1930-1933

Benzow was a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, 1930-1933. Scrapbook, 1930-1933, kept by Roland R. Benzow including clippings from campus and local newspapers; programs, tickets and other printed memorabilia from athletic events, dances, plays and other social events; award ribbons from the Moving Up Day Track Meet; a badge from the campus newspaper, The Bee; and other items illustrating campus life at the University of Buffalo in the early 1930s.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Besag (Frank P.) Papers, 1967

Race riot interviews, 1967. Transcriptions of taped interviews with neighborhood people, store owners, and police immediately after the race riots in Buffalo in the summer of 1967; and paperback book Anatomy of a Riot: Buffalo 1967, based on the interviews. The interviews were part of a survey commissioned by State University of New York at Buffalo president Martin Meyerson.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Social Activism, Faculty/Staff, UB, Buffalo and WNY History

Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society records, 1932

A charter establishing the undergraduate student chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.

Topics: Student Life

Biederman (Irving) Papers, circa 1965-1971

Materials from the Department of Psychology Collection, 1965-1971 collected by Irving Biederman of the Department of Psychology including Martin Meyerson's Ten Year Academic Plan, records of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Administration (1965-1967), Computer Center Newsletter and Communications (1966-1967), committee minutes and other departmental materials.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Bird (Walter) Papers, 1912-2006

The papers of Walter Bird, founder of Birdair, Inc. and a pioneer of lightweight structural design, consist primarily of his professional activities.

Topics: Design Archives

Bison Head Constitution, 1923

Photocopy of the Constitution of the Bison Head, 1923, stating "The object of this society shall be to promote college spirit; to foster interest and induce a larger number to participate in student activities; to gather the recognized student leaders in one body to promote matters of University spirit, traditions and ideals; and to crystallize student opinion in regard to extracurricular activities".

Topics: Student Life

Bison Magazine

The Bison was a humor magazine published by University of Buffalo students between 1913 and 1941. News items, poetry, and humorous stories filled the pages of this popular monthly publication. Many issues were considered theme numbers, and student artists created covers to announce the annual Freshman, Christmas, or Junior Prom numbers.

The early issues were called the University Bison, and, after publication was suspended for a year because of alleged “slanderous” material, the magazine resumed under the title of the New Bison. Publication ceased in 1941.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life

Bison Magazine Covers, 1913-1941

The Bison was a humor magazine published by University of Buffalo students between 1913 and 1941. News items, poetry, and humorous stories filled the pages of this popular monthly publication. Many issues were considered theme numbers, and student artists created covers to announce the annual Freshman, Christmas, or Junior Prom numbers.

The early issues were called the University Bison, and, after publication was suspended for a year because of alleged “slanderous” material, the magazine resumed under the title of the New Bison. Publication ceased in 1941.

This collection presents sixty-one (61) of the front covers.

Topics: Digital Collections, Publications, UB

Black Student Union Periodical Digital Collection

The Black Student Union (BSU) at UB was founded in 1967 and recognized by the Student Association in 1968. In 1969, it counted 1,000 members.

Twelve periodical publications have been issued by the BSU and are the primary record of the activities and history of the organization.

Most of the material was issued on newsprint, and the material is now extremely fragile as a result of heavy use.

Topics: Digital Collections, Publications, UB, Student Life

Blanchard (Annette) Papers, 1951-1978

Personal papers documenting volunteer activities of Annette Blanchard and some family materials. Includes photographs, speeches, newspaper clippings, media, and other material relating to volunteer service and career in B’nai B’rith, as well as a small amount of materials relating to her husband William Blanchard’s Jewish scouting activities.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Blau (Guitta) Oral History on Adelle Land Collection, 1972-1976

Collection contains 14 audiocassettes of interviews for an oral history project leading to Guitta Blau's Ph.D. dissertation, Theory and Practice in Education: A Biography of Adelle Land (1901-1969) completed in 1977.

Topics: Education, History of

Blueprints of the W.W. Davies Residence, Louisville, Kentucky, undated

lueprints by Frank Lloyd Wright for a residence in Louisville, Kentucky, which was not built.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd

Boner (Harold) Papers, 1925-1971

The collection consists of manuscripts, notes, correspondence, literary magazines, and bibliography card files which Harold Boner used as resource materials in his teaching.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Bonner (Willard Hallam) Papers

Drafts; notes; clippings; and correspondence concerning Bonner's books, Captain William Dampier: Buccaneer-Author (1934); De Quincey at Work (1936); Pirate Laureate: The Life and Legends of Captain Kidd (1947); and The Letters of William Hazlitt (edited with Herschel Sikes, 1978); drafts and notes for articles, reviews, and papers. The collections also includes teaching materials, including files on 17th, 18th, and 19th century literary figures and topics; lecture notes, course outlines, and bibliographies.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Bozer (Joan) Papers, 1876-2003

Personal and professional papers of former Erie County Legislator Joan Bozer. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, brochures, and other papers documenting various projects Bozer worked on throughout her career.  Projects include The Women's Pavilion of the Pan-American Exposition celebration in 2001, women's health, Buffalo waterfront development and other regional revitalization efforts.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Environmental Issues in WNY, Women's History in WNY

Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Buffalo Chapter Collection, 1986-2004

Personal scrapbook of Arline Gelman recording the activities of the Buffalo, (New York) Chapter of the Brandeis University National Women's Committee, 1986-2004.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Bregger (David and Ida) Papers, circa 1880-1968 (bulk 1919-1968)

Personal papers documenting the lives of Ida and David Bregger on their farm in Darien Center, N.Y., as well as Jewish life on the East Side of Buffalo, N.Y. Material includes loan documentation, photographs, personal correspondence, recipes, ephemera and newspaper clippings.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Breverman (Harvey) Papers, circa 2003

The Voice of Drawing, 2003: Reproductions of forty sketches by Harvey Breverman of speakers who appeared at the State University of New York at Buffalo. "This commemorative booklet honors the stewardship of Professor William R. Greiner, 13th President of the University at Buffalo." Includes reproduction of 1999 ink and watercolor of Greiner by Breverman. Preface by Robert Creeley.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Buffalo and Western New York Building Codes and Zoning Ordinances Collection, 1936-2004

A collection of building and housing codes, and zoning, health, and sanitation ordinances for the city of Buffalo, New York, the town of Amherst, New York, and Erie County, New York. Documents cover the period 1936-1986. Also includes some similar documents for other municipalities in Western New York.

Topics: Design Archives

Buffalo and Western New York Building Codes, Reports, and Planning Documents, 1953-1994

A collection of building and housing codes and zoning ordinances for the city of Buffalo, N.Y., the town of Amherst, N.Y., and Erie County, N.Y. Documents cover the period 1936-1986. Also includes some similar documents for other municipalities in Western New York.

Topics: Design Archives

Buffalo and Western New York History Clippings Collection, 1870-1994 (bulk 1950-1994)

Contained in this collection are clippings mostly from local newspapers which deal with the history of Western New York and the City of Buffalo.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Buffalo Association for Childhood Education Records, 1892-1959

Minute books, 1892-1921, of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union, and scrapbooks, 1930-1959, of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union and its successor, the Buffalo Association for Childhood Education, containing clippings, reports, letters, announcements and programs, memorabilia, photographs and other items concerning the history and activities of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union, Buffalo Association for Childhood Education, the Kindergarten Section of the New York State Teachers' Association and the National Association for Childhood Education. Also includes a printed report of the Buffalo Free Kindergarten Association for 1892-1893.

Topics: Education, History of

Buffalo Board of Rabbis Records, 1985-2000

Records documenting activities of the Buffalo Board of Rabbis. Includes minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings and policy documents relating to the activities within the Jewish community, broader Buffalo community. It also contains materials that deal with issues relating to Jewish life within the University at Buffalo.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Buffalo Foundation Research Reports, 1921-1947

Unpublished research reports from the Buffalo Foundation, 1921-1938. Complete file of typed studies, some including working papers, prepared by the Foundation on subjects pertaining to Buffalo and Erie County community welfare.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism

Buffalo General Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association Collection, 1877-1987

Administrative, faculty, and student records, photographs, student uniforms, and other memorabilia collected by the Alumni Association of the Buffalo General Hospital Nursing School.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of

Buffalo Jewish Review Archive, 1917-2012

The archive of the Buffalo Jewish Review contains issues of the Buffalo Jewish Review and its predecessor the American Jewish Review from November 9, 1917 to the present.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Buffalo Ritualarium (Mikvah of Buffalo) Papers, 1998-2012 (bulk 1998)

Personal Papers documenting the building of a mikvah in Buffalo, New York. Materials include reports, architectural sketches, correspondence and other material relating to the erection of the building as well as history of a previous mikvah founders and managers.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Buffalo Schools Desegregation Collection, MS 104

This collection has not yet been processed and is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of, Social Activism

Buffalo Urban League Reports, 1935-1962

A collection of annual, quarterly, and special reports from the Buffalo Urban League, Buffalo, New York.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism

Buffalo Women's Center Records, 1973-1978

This collection documents the activities and goals of the Buffalo Women's Center and includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, and newsletters. The majority of the materials document the Center's first year of operation (1973-1974), but newsletters and a history updated in 1978 cover the extent of the Center's existence.

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Buffalonian Yearbooks, 1934-1948

The Buffalonian was UB’s second general student yearbook. The first was the Iris which ceased publication in 1932. The inaugural issue of the Buffalonian appeared in 1934. It was on February 26, 1934, that Norton Union opened, and the title page for the first issue of the Buffalonian proudly states “Published by the Associated Students of the University of Buffalo at Norton Hall on the University Campus.”

The Buffalonian was the yearbook for all UB students for only one year. In the 1935 medical and dental students launched a combined yearbook called the Medentian. When the Buffalonian ceased publication in 2001, it marked the end of a yearbook for undergraduates.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life, Digital Collections

Bugelski (Bergen Richard) Papers

Records of University of Buffalo Faculty Advisory Committee, 1948-1961, including minutes, reports, correspondence, objectives, recommendations, surveys, and resolutions, regarding library policy, location of medical school, faculty morale, salaries, long-range problems, sabbatical leave, and other subjects.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Buffalo Records, 1933-2009

The Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Buffalo Records consist primarily of records documenting the activities of the Bureau, a non-profit community-based educational institution.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Burgdorf (Paul) Letters, 1906-1909

Burgdorf was a Pharmacy student at UB from 1906-1909. Letters, 1906-1909, written by Burgdorf to Grace, his future wife.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Business and Professional Women's Club of Buffalo Records, 1919-2000 (bulk 1934-1998)

This collection documents the activities of Business and Professional Women's Club of Buffalo. The records consist mainly of correspondence, minutes, reports, club newsletters, photographs, and ephemera. Club history is documented through scrapbooks and written histories, as well as through videocassette recording of an event.

Topics: Women’s History in WNY

Button (H. Warren) Papers, 1967-1970

Dr. Henry Warren Button, employed in various teaching capacities at the State University of New York at Buffalo in the School of Education; Social Philosophy and History Foundation; and the Department of Educational Organization, Administration, and Policy Studies (circa 1965 - circa 1992); chairman of the Department of Social Foundations, Faculty of Educational Studies (circa 1969); professor emeritus after circa 1993.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

 

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Camann (Eugene W.) Family Papers, 1750-1843

Eugene W. Camann was a fourth generation American of Prussian descent who lived in the village of Bergholz (Wheatfield, Niagara County, New York). He did extensive research on the migration of Prussian Lutherans to the United States and the settlements they established in Niagara County, New York. The documents in this collection relate to his paternal and maternal ancestors.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Camp Fire Girls of Buffalo and Erie County Records, 1913-1974

The collection documents the history of the Camp Fire Girl organization. The collection includes minute books, scrapbooks, photograph albums and Camp Fire Girl publications.

Topics: Women's History in WNY

Campus Unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo Records, 1965-1990

This collection contains materials related to campus unrest at the University at Buffalo, 1966-1970. Included are materials regarding the "Faculty 45," and artifacts such as buttons, strike flags, banners, a tear gas canister, and a recording of the "Hayes Hall Blues," a song about the "Faculty 45."

Topics: Campus Unrest

Campus Unrest Clippings, 1964-1975

Clippings from newspapers in the Buffalo, N.Y. area reporting on campus unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo between 1964 and 1975.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Campus Unrest: Individual Collections Records, 1969-2004

An open collection of donated materials and recollections relating to the period of campus unrest at the University at Buffalo (1969-1971).

Topics: Campus Unrest

Cap and Gown History Booklet, 1924-1968

Mimeographed booklet containing the history, constitution, and membership lists of Cap and Gown; originally compiled by Harriet Montague (Class of 1927) and Susanne Te'Katch (Class of 1954) in 1957 and revised in 1965; handwritten revisions to 1968.

Topics: Student Life

Capen (Samuel P.) Papers, 1893-1956

Professional and personal correspondence, speeches, articles and memorabilia of Samuel P. Capen, first director of the American Council in Education (1919-1922); first full-time Chancellor of the University of Buffalo (1922-1950); and spokesman for academic freedom and educational reform.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Carrel and Goldstein Family Collection, 1892-1965 (bulk 1918-1922)

Papers documenting aspects of Buffalo history and life within the family and friendship circles of the Carrel and Goldstein families in Buffalo, NY, as well as the Law School, University of Buffalo during the 1920s.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Chabad of Buffalo and Torah Teminah School Papers, 1971-1994

Materials documenting aspects of work of Chabad of Buffalo with an emphasis on outreach work for Jewish students at University at Buffalo and Buffalo State College as well as the social and education life of a Chabad affiliated school, Torah Teminah, Amherst, NY.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Cheyette (Irving) Papers, circa 1950-1968

Includes carbon copy of manuscript, Teaching Music Creatively in the Elementary School, written with son Herbert, and additional correspondence (1968). Also includes article, "The Preparation of the Music Educator and the Musical Preparation of the Classroom Teacher"; teaching materials for courses in elementary music education, psychology of music, workshop conducting, as well as information on programs offered at SUNY at Buffalo in music and New York State Teachers' certification for the Teaching of Music in secondary schools (ca. 1955-1968); also includes University of Buffalo "Arts in European Life" European Tour (4 July-8 August 1959).

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Citizens' Council on Human Relations Records, 1955-1992

The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, policy statements, printed materials, and speech notes, reflecting the actions the Citizens' Council on Human Relations (CCHR) while seeking to end discrimination, particularly against African-Americans, in Buffalo, N.Y. There are also organizational files, consisting of by-laws, newsletters and membership lists, which reflect the internal workings of CCHR itself.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism

Citizen's Task Force on Racism Papers, 1976-1982

This collection contains the papers kept by Citizen's Task Force on Racism member and University at Buffalo History professor, David Gerber. It includes meeting minutes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings concerning the activities of the Task Force. The collection primarily documents the Task Force's surveillance of the Ku Klux Klan and Neo-Nazism in Buffalo, New York.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism

Cleanup and Restoration of the Beth Jacob Cemetery Records, 1990-2009 (bulk 2008-2009)

Cleanup and Restoration of the Beth Jacob Cemetery Records document mainly the cemetery inscriptions, and Joshua Finkelstein’s leadership activities of Cleanup and Restoration of the Beth Jacob Cemetery in 2008.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Clemency (Charles U.) Papers, circa 1963-1967

UB Faculty minutes kept by Professor Charles U. Clemency, some with notations, including minutes and memoranda of the University Senate (1963-1967), minutes and reports of the College of Arts and Sciences (1964-1966), and minutes and reports of the Graduate School (1964-1966).

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Cohen (Harold and Mary) Papers, circa 1950-2010

Correspondence, notes, publications, photographs/slides, and documentation regarding the research and work of Harold and Mary Cohen.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Design Archives

Cohen (Ira S.) Additional Papers, 1948-1992 (bulk 1965-1985)

Additional papers of Ira S. Cohen, Professor Emeritus in Psychology. Includes correspondence, administrative files, and writings.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Cohen (Ira S.) Papers, 1961-1967

Papers of Ira S. Cohen, Professor Emeritus in Psychology. Includes committee reports, Psychology Department records, and conference records.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Cohen (Walter P.) Papers, 1955-1973

Collection (1955-1973) includes student papers, dissertations and exams; reprints and typescripts of articles by colleagues on perceptual and cognitive psychology; first draft of book Perception and Behavior; typescripts of articles; professional correspondence regarding search for chairman of Industrial Engineering at State University of New York at Buffalo, 1972.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Congregation Ahavath Sholem (Lovers of Peace) [Jefferson (Ave) Shul] Records, 1921-2012 (bulk 1921-1961, 1990-2012)

Collection includes a minute book, ephemera, and material relating to the religious and administrative and cultural activities of the synagogue also known as the Jefferson Shul. Materials relating to preservation campaigns includes clippings and reports.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Congregation Kehilat Shalom Collection, 1977-2002

Organizational papers documenting aspects of the congregational life of Congregation Kehilat Shalom. Materials include minutes, newsletters, programs, financial statements, video, ritual Judaica, and clippings.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Connolly (Thomas Edmund) Papers

Correspondence; manuscripts; galley proofs; and printed copies of critical studies of Swinburne and Joyce; also minutes and other records of university committees (University of Buffalo, State University of New York at Buffalo); and files on academic freedom (1962-1966).

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Cook (Albert S.) Papers, 1963-1976

Papers include Albert Spaulding Cook's work as chairman of Department of English and member of the Poetry Committee, State University of New York at Buffalo.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Coplon (David H. and Minnie G.) Family Papers, 1897-2008 (bulk 1920-1970)

Collection includes minutes, publications, correspondence, artifacts, framed prints, memorabilia and photographs relating to the Coplon family's involvement in the Rosa Coplon (Jewish Old Folks) Home, Temple Beth El and Temple Beth Zion, and the personal records of David Hascal Coplon, Minnie Greene Coplon, Alva Coplon Barozzi, and the extended Coplon and Greene families.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

DaLuiso (Gustave A.) Medical School Lecture Notes, 1927-1929

DaLuiso graduated from the UB School of Medicine in 1931 and was for many years chief of ophthalmology at Our Lady of Victory Hospital in Lackawanna. This collection consists of day-by-day class notes for his first two years in medical school.

Topics: Student Life

Darrow (Kim) Papers, 1963-1967

Miscellaneous materials, 1963-1965, of the Student Senate Civil Rights Committee kept by Kim Darrow, student leader.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Social Activism, Student Life

Dawson (Charles R.) Planning Consultant Records, MS 101

This collection has not been processed and is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Design Archives

Des Forges (Roger V.) Papers, circa 1972-2012

Publications, manuscripts, coursework, and correspondence documenting the professional work of history professor Roger V. Des Forges.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Diamond (David) Papers, 1925-1968

This collection consists of materials documenting David Diamond's activities in local government, Diamond's career at the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School and matters of personal interest to Diamond. The latter material includes regarding the Nuremberg trials following World War II and a transcript of a speech given by Diamond opposing the tactics of Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Faculty/Staff, UB

Eccles (Sir John Carew) Papers, 1954-1975 (bulk 1963-1975)

Collection consists of primarily published books and articles of Sir John Eccles including collected reprints of the State University of New York at Buffalo Laboratory of Neurobiology. Also includes a typescript of The Inhibitory Pathways of the Central Nervous System (1967), videotapes and tape recordings.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Eckhert (Kenneth H.) Papers, 1931-1955

Eckhert received his BA from the University of Buffalo in 1931 and his MD from the University of Buffalo in 1935. Papers of Kenneth Eckhert as the editor of The Bee, 1930-1931, and editor of the Medentian, 1932-1933; include later papers, 1941-1949 and 1954-1955, as the faculty advisor to the Medentian. Papers include correspondence; printed materials; news releases from the National Student Federation of America; and other material.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life

Ecumenical Task Force of the Niagara Frontier Records, 1946-1995 (bulk 1978-1990)

The records of the Ecumenical Task Force of the Niagara Frontier (ETF) document the organizing of a unified grassroots response to Love Canal, one of the nation's most significant environmental disasters. Records include administrative documents, correspondence, subject files, extensive resource libraries, habitability/environmental studies, litigation, and documentation on other local toxic waste sites.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal, Digital Collections

Environmental Clearing House Organization (ECHO) Records, 1970-1984

Established in 1970 as an environmental information center primarily for the Western New York area, the Environmental Clearing House Organization collection was housed at the Buffalo Museum of Science and the Science and Engineering Library before being transferred to the University Archives in 1984. Included are newsletters, project files, correspondence, administrative records, and an extensive number of clippings. In 1979 the ECHO files were incorporated with those of the Environment and Energy Resource Center of Western New York.

This collection has not yet been processed and is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY

Epstein (Ralph C.) Papers, 1930s

Research collection of Ralph C. Epstein, Dean of the School of Business Administration from 1935 to 1947. Topics included are American Manufacturing and Industry, Unemployment Insurance Law, and the Rubber and Automobile trades.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Ethos Collection, 1968-1978

Ethos grew out of the Commuter Council Newsletter which began publication in 1968; Ethos was intended to reflect the philosophy of the student body and provide a more conservative alternative to the Spectrum. Files contain correspondence of the editors concerning management issues of a mostly financial nature such as advertising; marketing; contracts; overdue accounts; and other similar matters; also correspondence with contributors; officers of the student government; and political figures including Hubert Humphrey; Ted Kennedy; Jacob Javits; George McGovern; and Jack Kemp. In addition to correspondence, files include constitution; by-laws; budgets; news releases; forms; and other items.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life

Farber (Marvin) Additional Papers, circa 1940-1980

Papers as editor of the journal, Philosophy and Phenomological Research, 1940-1980. Correspondence file, primarily PPR and concerning the submission and review of articles as well as routine letters concerning subscription and circulation; also letters concerning the Philosophy Department and other university topics.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Farber (Marvin) Papers, Professor of Philosophy and Phenomenology, circa 1920-1980

Collection of materials from Marvin Farber, professor of philosophy and phenomenology. Includes correspondence, publications, notes, speeches, and course files.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Farhi (Leon E.) Papers, 1964-2003

The personal papers of Dr. Leon E. Farhi, Professor of Physiology at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.  Consist of correspondence, subject files and a number reprints of his publications. Included in the correspondence are letters and memoranda to and from Professor Hermann Rahn. Also included are grant applications and documents regarding the New York State Center for Advanced Technology in Health-Care Instruments and Devices.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Fernandez (Arnold and Ruth) Papers, 1916-2011 (bulk 1963-2004)

Arnold and Ruth Fernandez papers, document Temple Beth Zion’s Brotherhood’s and Sisterhood’s administrative and its members’ synagogue activities.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Fiedler (Leslie A.) Papers, 1932-1969

Collection of Leslie A. Fiedler, noted author, poet, and literary critic; includes handwritten manuscripts, typed drafts, printed page proofs, galley proofs, and correspondence relating to various books written earlier in his career including The Art of the Essay (1958); No! in Thumder (1960); The Second Stone (1963); The Last Jew in America (1966); and Return of the Vanishing American (1968).

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Fillmore (Millard) Papers, 1833-1874

Papers include correspondence, memoranda, notebooks, library catalog, and other documents regarding Millard Fillmore, the first Chancellor of the University of Buffalo and the thirteenth President of the United States.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Fischman (Jane V.) Papers, 1951-1956

Personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish youth culture. Material includes programs, newspaper clippings, essays, invitations, and ephemera relating to Temple Beth El, Jewish Community Building, sororities and fraternities, Park School Buffalo, and Camp Kawagama in Ontario.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Fisk (Robert S.) Papers

Papers regarding Fisk's involvement with various educational organizations, primarily in New York State; with the Faculty of Educational Studies of the State University of New York at Buffalo; and with the State University of New York at Buffalo; including some correspondence, memos, notes, and printed material from educational organizations.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Fitch (Willis Bryan) Pharmacy Class Lecture Book, circa 1898-1900

Willis Bryan Fitch of Mooers, N.Y. was a member of the School of Pharmacy class of 1900. After graduation he worked as a pharmacist in Mooers. Collection consists of a holograph class lecture book (142 leaves) maintained by Willis Bryan Fitch as a student in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Buffalo.

Topics: Student Life

Fogel (Charles M.) School of Engineering typescript, 1985

Typescript of Engineering at the University of Buffalo: its history until the summer of 1959.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies Records, 1911-2008 (bulk 1988-1997)

Organizational papers documenting the early beginnings of the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies forerunner, the development of Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies services, and samples of special projects developed within affiliated agencies.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Frank B. McCollum Football Scrapbook, 1918-1919

McCollum was quarterback and captain of the University of Buffalo 1919 football team, and graduate of the UB Dental School, Class of 1922. Scrapbook, 1918-1919, kept by Frank McCollum includes clippings from local newspapers for games played in the 1918 and 1919 seasons; also programs from a 1919 reception sponsored by the Dental School Class of 1922 in honor of the Class of 1921; and a program for the 1919 annual banquet of Xi Psi Phi, a dental fraternity.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Sports, UB, Student Life

Franklin (Mitchell) Papers, 1922-1986

Professional writings and research from lawyer, professor, legal advisor, and philosopher, Mitchell Franklin who was well known for his work in Contracts, Roman, and International Laws.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Freedman (Frank E.) Papers, 1896-1970 (bulk 1927-1969)

Collection includes personal papers documenting the personal and career life of local politician and lawyer, Frank E. Freedman, from Buffalo, New York. Materials include personal photographs, autographed mementoes, art sketch, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other material relating to his interests in show business.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Friedenberg (Edgar Zodiag) Papers, 1935-1976

Collection of Edgar Zodiag Friedenberg (professor of Sociology and Education), 1935-1976. Includes personal and professional correspondence and manuscripts of his articles, book reviews and books.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Friend (Theodore) Papers, 1968-1973

Papers includes correspondence, committee reports, and minutes regarding the reorganization of the university, university governance, and student dissatisfaction and protests during Friend's tenure as Faculty Advisor and Executive Assistant to the President of the State University of New York at Buffalo. Papers also contain materials regarding his teaching duties.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Faculty/Staff, UB

Furnas (Clifford C.) Papers, 1900-1986 (bulk 1917-1969)

Collection contains personal papers, memorabilia, publications, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs from the professional and family life of Clifford C. Furnas mostly collected and arranged by his wife, Sparkle Moore Furnas.

Furnas, a chemical engineer, metallurgist, aviator researcher, and Olympic athlete, was the University's ninth chief executive, holding the position of Chancellor from 1954 until 1962 when the University merged with the State University of New York and his title changed to President (1962-1966).

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Digital Collections

Gaier (Eugene L.) Papers

Gaier was a professor in the Department of Psychology.  Collection contains typescripts of published articles, book reviews, papers read at scholarly meetings, and miscellaneous research progress reports.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Garver (Newton) Papers, 1963-1991

Papers include correspondence with colleagues, counsel Richard Lipsitz, the A.A.U.P., the SUNY administration in Buffalo and Albany, and fellow Quakers regarding the Feinberg Certificate issue at SUNY at Buffalo and the resulting court case, Keyishian et al. vs. the New York State Board of Regents et al., in which Garver was a plaintiff, and clippings concerning the case. Also, other documents that relate to Quaker meetings held in Buffalo and in New York State.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Gearing (Frederick O.) Center for the Study of Cultural Transmission and Project in Ethnography in Education Records, 1971-1980

Collection of materials from Frederick Osmond Gearing, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology. Includes publications relating to the Project in Ethnography and Education and the Center for the Study of Cultural Transmission, as well as extensive correspondence files, research materials, and notes.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Gehman (Harry Merrill) Papers, 1929-1968

The papers of Professor Gehman include material relating to his activities in University of Buffalo organizations such as Phi Beta Kappa (1934-1961), AAUP (American Association of University Professors; 1932-1933, 1936), the Faculty Advisory Committee (1948-1961), and the Special Committee to Recommend a Chancellor (1948-1950). The papers also contain information about Sigma Xi, a scientific honorary society, (1934-1961) and the School of Mathematics Study Group (1958-1968). Additional material includes information on Wartime training at the University of Buffalo (1933, 1940-1945), the International Education Project (1954-1955) as well as campus maps, music, and clippings.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Gendler (Charlotte E.) Papers

Personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish community in Buffalo and Niagara Falls collected by Charlotte E. Gendler. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to Temple Beth David-Ner Israel and other institutions.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Gerber (David A.) Papers

Papers include correspondence (1973-1989), materials related to the WBFO Buffalo Social History Project (1978), visit of Khalid Muhammad of the Nation of Islam in 1994, and protesting the presentation of honorary degree to Roald Dahl (1989).

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Social Activism

Girth (Marjorie) Papers, 1970-2010 (bulk 1970-1991)

The papers of Marjorie Girth the first female law professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo who taught from 1971-1991 and served on many law and community organizations in Buffalo, N.Y., New York State, and nationally with the American Bar Association, especially dealing with women's issues, commercial and bankruptcy law.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Women's History in WNY

Goetz (Philip Becker) Papers

Copies of Lyrics and Meditations (1925); Kallirrhoe (1896); and The Summons of the King (1911); also includes a biographical sketch.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Golden (Samuel) Collection, 1930s-2001 (bulk 1950s-1960s)

Includes collected and created photographs, slides, commemorative booklet and research paper relating to the activities of Temple Beth El, Niagara Falls, and Jewish community life in Niagara Falls.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Goodman (Muriel Markel) Papers, 1941-2006 (bulk 1979-1989)

Personal papers documenting the personal and career life of local communal leader, Muriel Markel Goodman. Materials include speeches, newspaper clippings, media, and other material relating to her volunteer service and professional careers in the Jewish community within several organizations. Materials relating to the Markel family are also included.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Gorbaty (Beatrice Jaffey) Textbooks, 1942

Gorbaty graduated with the Class of 1942 at the University of Buffalo. Textbooks, 1942, used at the University of Buffalo for sociology, economics and history.

Topics: Student Life

Graduate Student Association Records Part I, 1963-1970

Records of the Graduate Students Association of the State University of New York at Buffalo reflecting the interest of the GSA in issues of university governance and policies pertaining to graduate studies including correspondence; financial records; reports; minutes; and other materials.

Also records documenting graduate student involvement in the social issues in the 1960s such as opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1964; opposition to the war in Vietnam; and support for the civil rights movement. Guest speakers at GSA-sponsored events included Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Benjamin Spock.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Social Activism, Student Life

Graduate Student Association Records, Part II, 1970-1976

Records of the Graduate Students Association of the State University of New York at Buffalo concerning the Graduate School; Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU); Student Association of the State University (SASU); National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education; and other bodies. Topics covered include collective bargaining; grievance procedures; state support for higher education; lobbying; student rights; and student services.

Records include correspondence of GSA officers; reports; position papers; minutes; leaflets; notes; budget working papers; and other items. RESTRICTIONS: Folders titled "GSA Grievances, 1972-1975" are restricted; consult archivist.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Graduate Student Employees Union Records, 1974-1977

The Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) was organized during the Spring and Summer of 1974, partially in response to cuts in the SUNY budget the previous year. Its purpose was to promote the best interests of students and education at the State University of New York at Buffalo. The union ceased functioning in 1978. Records of GSEU documenting the history of the union from its inception (1974) through the strike referendum in the Spring of 1977 including newsletters; leaflets; minutes; agendas; membership lists; correspondence; and other materials; also publications from graduate students at other institutions; other unions; and printed material from the 1974 convention of the American Federation of Teachers.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Student Life

Grant (Kerry S.) Pan American Exposition Collection, circa 1901

Printed matter and memorabilia relating to the Pan-American Exposition held at Buffalo, New York in 1901. The materials were collected by Kerry S. Grant and donated to the University Archives in 2004 and 2005. The collection includes programs, picture books, magazines, maps, and various ephemera.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Graycliff Construction Photographs, circa 1926-1938

Construction photographs for Graycliff, the summer home of the Darwin D. Martin family which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd, Digital Collections

Greaney (William A.) Papers

Minutes of the Graduate School Executive Committee (1965-1967); and minutes of the Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (1966-1967) kept by Greaney.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra Records, circa 1960-1975

A collection of materials including programs, announcements, correspondence and newspaper clippings about the Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra and the Community Music School of Buffalo.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of

Guide to the Campus Unrest: Research conducted by Dean G. Pruitt and James Gahagan, Social Psychology Department, 1967-1972, 1975

Interviews, chronologies and surveys collected by social psychologists, Dean G. Pruitt and James Gahagan pertaining to the events on the South campus of the State University of New York at Buffalo mainly from February to April 1970.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Guthrie (Robert) Phenylketonuria (PKU) Papers, 1949-1991 (bulk 1958-1986)

Personal papers of Dr. Robert Guthrie, who is widely recognized for the development of simple screening tests that detect phenylketonuria (PKU) and other inherited metabolic diseases in newborn infants. The collection includes publicity clippings, reprints of publications, subject files, correspondence, newborn screening program tests, PKU collaborative labs, lab reports, grant files.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America Niagara Falls Chapter Records, 1953-2012 (bulk 1953-1989)

The records of the Niagara Falls chapter of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, document both organizational and individual activities.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Halpern (Philip) Papers

Halpern was a lawyer, New York State Supreme Court judge, and member of the faculty of the University of Buffalo Law School (Acting Dean, 1943-1946 and 1952-1954; and Dean, 1946-1947).  Papers concerning Halpern's activities as an elected delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention in 1938. Includes notes; correspondence with lawyers, judges, and interest groups; position papers; drafts of bills and resolutions; printed materials; and other items.

Please note: This collection is stored off-site and is unprocessed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu with your request and to schedule an appointment.   

 

 

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Halpern (Ralph L.) Papers, 1984-2014 (bulk 1981-1997)

These are the personal papers documenting a segment of the life of local communal leader, Ralph L. Halpern. Materials include speeches, and other material relating to his volunteer service in the Jewish community.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Hamilton (Jill) Papers, 1952-2012 (bulk 2008-2012)

Personal papers documenting aspects of the final few years of an independent Temple Sinai, and merger talks with Temple Beth Am, to form a new combined Reform and Reconstructionist congregation, Congregation Shir Shalom.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Handbooks and manuals, circa 1917-2009

Student handbooks and manuals for various schools; undergraduates and graduates; and faculty and staff.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life

Harcleroad (Fred F.) Student Unrest Collection, circa 1964-1972

Collection contains materials collected by Dr. Fred F. Harcleroad on student unrest in colleges and universities during the 1960s and early 1970s concerning the attitudes of the public and students during the unrest period on racial riots, university and high school governance, students' academic freedom and their role in university administration, the Vietnam War and political issues during the Nixon administration. Included are newspaper clippings, magazines (U.S. News and World Report, Harpers, News Week), magazine articles, pamphlets, newsletters, speeches, "speech materials", interoffice memos, minutes and papers from conferences, catalogs, and unpublished essays.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Hare (Daphne Joan Kean) Memorial Album

Daphne Joan Kean Hare was on the faculty of the departments of Medicine and Biophysical Sciences in the School of Medicine and Biophysical Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo before serving as director of the Medical/Dental Division of the United States Veterans Administration. Bound memorial volume (174 leaves) compiled by Peter H. Hare. Contains texts of tributes made by family and friends at a memorial celebration of the life of Daphne Hare or sent in remembrance of her. Includes photograph (8 x 11) bound in volume.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Hare (Peter H.) Papers, 1968-1999

Papers as member of the State University of New York at Buffalo President's Committee on the Recruitment and Promotion of Women, including minutes, correspondence, and reports; also correspondence with Tom Toles regarding his talk, The Secret of Life, given at UB, 10/16/1987; and materials relating to Hare and Prof. Edward Madden documenting their professional and personal association from 1968-1999.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Hare (Peter H.): Recollections of 40 years at UB, 2001

Bound volume (148 leaves) containing tributes, photocopies of correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and other material related to the career of Peter H. Hare, Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Hauptman (Herbert A.) papers, 1915-2014

Personal and professional papers of Herbert Hauptman, Nobel Laureate, University at Buffalo faculty, and former research director and president of the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Inc.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Hayes (Edmund) Papers, 1884-1896

Brigadier General Edmund B. Hayes (1849-1923) was an engineer and businessman who built bridges and manufactured automobiles. He was a member of the University Council from 1920 to 1923.  Hayes Hall on the South Campus is named for him. The collection consists of three documents pertaining to Hayes' service in the New York State Militia: certificate of honorable discharge with the rank of Major, April 22, 1884; commission as Chief Engineer, State of New York, with the rank of Brigadier General, Jan. 1, 1895; and a certificate of honorable discharge with rank of Brigadier General, Dec. 31, 1896.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Haynie (Charles) Papers, 1963-2002

Collection includes Haynie's correspondence, teaching files, publications, and information on political, social, and environmental activism.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Faculty/Staff, UB, Social Activism

Heap (Mildred F.) Manuscript, 1970

Annotated history of the School of Health Related Professions by Mildred Heap.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Hebrew Benevolent Loan Association Records, 1939-2000 (bulk 1939-1954)

Organizational papers documenting aspects of the work and history of the Hebrew Benevolent Loan Association originally known as Gemilut Chasidim [Acts of Loving Kindness] and its work in the development of the Buffalo Jewish community through interest free loans.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Hewlett (Ruth V.) and Theodosia Stickney Papers, 1900-1998

Photograph albums of Ruth V. Hewlett and Theodosia Stickney [née Hewlett], graduates and lifelong donors of the University at Buffalo. Also includes photograph albums belonging to their older sister, Josephine Hewlett, an alumni of the School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo.

Topics: Women's History in WNY

Hillel of Buffalo Records, 1954-2009 (bulk 1993-2004)

The records of Hillel of Buffalo, the center of Jewish life on campus, documents organizational, religious, and cultural activities of students in the greater Buffalo area.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Hitchcock (Lauren B.) Papers, 1923-1966

Papers of Lauren Hitchcock as chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee on Air Pollution of the Erie County Health Department and Director of Ecology and Environment, Inc.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Faculty/Staff, UB

Holland (Norman Norwood) Papers

Collection includes Norman Norwood's manuscript and working papers for his 1968 book The Dynamics of Literary Response; also correspondence with publisher and letters from academics offering criticism and evaluation of manuscript.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo Records, 1938-2015 (bulk 1973-2009)

Papers documenting aspects of the work of the Holocaust Resource Center, and predecessor committees associated with the Jewish Federation. An additional series documents refugee aid, and the Haven-Buffalo Jewish Club 1933, a German-Jewish Refugee social club formed in 1933.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Hopkins (Judith) Papers, 1956-2004

Papers document technical services librarian Judith Hopkins' university studies and career from 1956 to 2004. The collection includes research and writings, committee materials, manuals written by Judith Hopkins, and materials related to her time at the Ohio College Library Center, now called the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC).

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Horton (John T.) Papers, circa 1920-1979

Collection consists of minutes and reports regarding the separation of the Department of History and Government at the University of Buffalo into two departments in 1962; a history of the Department of History, 1948-1967, covering Horton's tenure as chairman; and programs of the local Phi Beta Kappa chapter, 1938-1952 (incomplete), with a history of the chapter by Horton. Also included are materials concerning Horton's active involvement with the Niagara Frontier Defense Committee (1940-1941) and a genealogy of the Horton family.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Hourani (George F.) Papers, 1927-1984

Collection of materials from George F. Hourani, professor of Philosophy, specializing in Near Eastern History and Islamic philosophy. Includes correspondence, teachings, writings, Middle Eastern Studies research, and departmental files from both the University of Michigan and the University at Buffalo.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Huff (William S.) Collection on Louis I. Kahn, 1949-2012

The William S. Huff collection on Louis I. Kahn contains a complete set of drawings for the Tribune Review Publishing Company building in Greensburg, Pennsylvania and drawings for the Margaret Esherick House in Philadelphia. Also included are an extensive collection of newspaper clippings and periodical articles about Kahn, photographs and slides of other buildings designed by Kahn (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Yale University Art Gallery addition, Yale Center for British Art, Carborundum Company Warehouse and Office, and First Unitarian Church and Community Center, Rochester, New York), correspondence with Kahn, correspondence with others about Kahn's work, and correspondence with Kahn's widow Esther Israeli Kahn and others pertaining to passage of legislation by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to purchase Kahn's papers. There are also numerous small, original works by Kahn, and ephemera. Transcripts of interviews by Alvaro Malo on four of Kahn's buildings--Yale Center for British Art, Kimbell Art Museum, Phillips Exeter Library, and Salk Institute for Biological Studies--and books about Kahn and his work are also included.

Topics: Design Archives, Digital Collections

Huff (William S.) Collection on the Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm, 1953-2012

The Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG) material covers the range of the HfG’s fourteen academic years and later accomplishment of many of the school’s faculty and a number of its students. When the HfG abruptly closed in 1968, a number of persons had the presence of mind to box documents and artifacts and to deposit them in a storehouse of the Ulmer Museum, which is part of the Cultural mandate of the City of Ulm, one of three governmental funders of the HfG. Eventually, the City of Ulm established the HfG-Archiv as part of the City Archive. This, of course, is the prime depository of the archaeology of the HfG and is expected to remain so. Because of the nature of the base of the HfG-Archiv’s collection, there is the possibility that the Huff papers include items that the HfG-Archiv does not have. For one, the HfG-Archiv does not have original pedagogic notes and aquarelle charts on the theory of color that were written expressly for Huff by Bauhäusler and HfGer teacher, Helene Nonné-Schmidt.

Topics: Design Archives

Huff (William S.) Papers, 1952-1988

This collection contains compilations of first year Department of Architecture architectural design assignments, 1975-1986, and course records, project assignments, and student lists, 1975-1987; sketch model for a wood construction problem and prototype for a toy problem from first year architecture design studio; documentation and slides on all departmental, all day sketch problems, 1980 (William S. Huff, Richard C. Cordts, and Alvaro Malo were principal faculty members); designs and writings by Richard C. Cordts, and A. J. C. Wilson; poster and postcard announcement for ArtSpace (Buffalo, March 8-April 6, 1986); poster of Max Bill exhibition (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1974); "Book one: The Background: programming for a new experimental school of design" (1985). Included are files of the periodicals Perspecta: the Yale architectural journal and Oppositions: a journal for ideas and criticism in architecture, and Papers of the American Association of Architectural Bibliographers.

Topics: Design Archives, Faculty/Staff, UB

Hyman (Jacob D.) Additional Papers, 1948-1979

Papers of Jacob D. Hyman, lawyer and Dean of the University of Buffalo Law School, 1953-1964. Includes papers relating to Hyman's activities with the Citizen's Council on Human Relations and related civil rights activities in the Buffalo area.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Social Activism

Hyman (Jacob D.) Papers, 1956-1971

Papers of Jacob Hyman as member of various UB and Buffalo committees including Committee on Revision of Buffalo City Charter, Community Welfare Council, and Fact-finding Board. Collection includes documents regarding wage negotiations of Buffalo police; Black Muslim litigation; development of Buffalo Affirmative Action Plan for Amherst Campus Construction; and University governance.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Social Activism

Iggers (George G.) Papers

The collection contains correspondence, course files, and class registers of Dr. Georg G. Iggers. The bulk of the material dates from his time at the University at Buffalo. Series I contains correspondence from the years 1955-1984 (bulk 1967-1984). Series II consists of correspondence between the years 1985-2007 (bulk 1985-1999). The correspondence includes letters from graduate students, professional colleagues, publishers, and organizations, filed alphabetically by name of correspondent or subject (e.g. Philander Smith College or Grants). It also includes both incoming letters and carbon copies or handwritten drafts of letters by Iggers. Folders labeled “Annual Report (family)” contain Iggers family newsletters. Series III consists of course files and class registers from the years 1959-1998

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted (collection is partially processed).  This collection is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Individual and Community Memorabilia Collection, 1890s-2016 (bulk 1942-1987)

Papers documenting aspects of the Jewish community in Buffalo and Niagara Falls through family and organizational donations.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

International Women Playwrights Conference Records, 1984-2006 (bulk 1987-1989)

Records held by former University at Buffalo professor, Anna Kay France, as related to her involvement in the 1st International Women Playwrights Conference (IWPC) held at the University at Buffalo, October 14-23, 1988. Includes correspondence with national and international playwrights, session transcripts, and papers from the International Center for Women Playwrights.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Women's History in WNY

Iris Yearbooks, circa 1898-1932

The Iris was the first general student yearbook.  The Iris was published from 1898-1907 and 1920-1932.  It was succeeded by the Buffalonian yearbook.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life, Digital Collections

Irwin (Bertha Nax) Photographs, 1937-1939

Irwin gradated with the Class of 1939 from Arts and Sciences. Photographs, 1937-1939, kept by Bertha Nax Irwin, of student life at the University of Buffalo, including members and activities of Cap and Gown, Phi Psi, the Men's and Women's Glee Clubs, and graduation.

Topics: Photographs, UB, Student Life

Jackson (Bruce) Campus Revolt Collection, 1969-1970

Professor Bruce Jackson's collection documenting the University of Buffalo campus unrest of 1969 and 1970. Includes minutes, reports, newspapers, student papers on press coverage and community response, WBFO radio reports, television news broadcasts and "UB Disorders" audiotapes.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Faculty/Staff, UB

Jackson (Bruce) Papers, 1964-1971

Papers of Bruce Jackson, Samuel P. Capen Professor of American Culture and State University of New York Distinguished Professor of English. Included are manuscripts, working copies, drafts, notes, related correspondence, and tape transcripts for three of Jackson's published works: The Negro and His Folklore, Thief's Primer, In the Life; Versions of the Criminal Experience, and Wake Up Dead Man: Hard Labor and Southern Blues.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Social Activism

Jay (David G.) Papers, circa 1970-1989

George Arthur, et al., plaintiffs-appellees vs. Ewald P. Nyquist, et al., defendants-appellants.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted (collection is unprocessed).  This collection is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of

Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo, Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo Records, 1902-1979 (bulk 1930-1975)

The Records of the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo in the Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo. Included are the records of constituent agencies and member organizations of the Federation such as, the Bureau of Jewish Education, Jewish Family Services, the Jewish Community Center, Kadimah School of Buffalo, and the Rose Coplon Home. Records include minutes, committee reports, publications, correspondence, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives; Digital Collections

Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo, Local Community Records, 1844-1976 (bulk 1920-1960)

Records of the Local Jewish Community in the Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo include cemetery records, local temple and shul records, and Jewish organizations. Also included are material pertaining to deported persons and refugee matters, and the papers of Max M. Yellen and Dr. Gerhard J. Falk and Dr. Ursula A. Falk.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo, Papers of Prominent Local Jews, 1912-1988 (bulk 1940-1980)

The Papers of Prominent Local Jews in the Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo include the papers of Donald S. Day, Dorothy Goldberg, Bernard Mandelkern, Morton Merowitz, Haskell Penn, and Milton Plesur as well as oral history interviews with other notable persons. Included in the collection are committee reports, correspondence, photographs, and citizenship records.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo, Selig Adler Papers, 1932-1988

Selig Adler Collection in the Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo consists of Adler's published articles as well as those of colleagues and friends. Includes biographical information on Adler and his family as well as his notes and lecture materials on Jewish and American history.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives; Digital Collections

Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo, Synagogue Records, 1884-1986 (bulk 1915-1980)

Synagogue Records of the Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo. Records of Congregation B'rith Sholem (Pine Street Shul) and Temple Sinai include account books, record books, receipt and memo pads, photographs, deeds, correspondence, committee minutes, and bulletins.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Buffalo Archives Project Website

The Jewish Buffalo Archives Project was founded in 2007 under the auspices of the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Buffalo with a seed grant from the Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies.  The Project collects mainly twentieth century documentation relating to the diverse histories, religious traditions and cultures of Jewish communities within the Greater Buffalo area of Western New York, encompassing the geographic areas of Erie and Niagara Counties.

University Archives is the holding repository for the Jewish Buffalo Archives Project.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Buffalo Archives Project Website

The Jewish Buffalo Archives Project was founded in 2007 under the auspices of the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Buffalo with a seed grant from the Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies.  The Project collects mainly twentieth century documentation relating to the diverse histories, religious traditions and cultures of Jewish communities within the Greater Buffalo area of Western New York, encompassing the geographic areas of Erie and Niagara Counties.

University Archives is the holding repository for the Jewish Buffalo Archives Project.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo and Summer Camps Records, 1915-2009

The collection of Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Buffalo and Summer Camps Records contains a wide range of material, dominated by photographs and program-related materials for the JCC, Camp Lakeland and Camp Centerland. Also, contains correspondence, reports, publications, newsletters, and handwritten documents. An additional three other collections are included: annual Jewish community book fair records; Jewish Film Festival and Jewish Repertory Theatre records.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo Records, 1914-2011

Records of the Jewish Federation and, because of the Federation's encompassing nature, the some records from affiliated and supported institutions. Local case files on Soviet Jewish immigration created by Jewish Family Service are included. The collection includes a file of the Jewish Federation's newsletter, Federation News.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Federation of Niagara Falls Records, circa 1930-2001 (bulk 1935-1994)

The Jewish Federation of Niagara Falls administrative records including minutes, committee reports, publications, correspondence, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and photographs. Records of the Rosa Coplon Home are also included.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Genealogical Society of Buffalo Records, 1993-2006 (bulk 2002-2003)

Personal and organizational papers documenting aspects of Jewish community in Buffalo collected and created by Jane Fischman, Renata Lefcourt, and Muriel Selling. Material includes newspaper clippings, newsletters, a scrapbook, displays and photographs.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Journal of Western New York, Buffalo, New York, 2013

Contains issues of the Jewish Journal of Western New York from March 2013 to the present.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jewish Liberal Arts Club Collection, 1931-2000

Scrapbooks documenting aspects of the work of the Jewish Liberal Arts Club, a Jewish social and philanthropic women's club.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Jones (Grace Keller) Papers, circa 1949-1968

Papers consist of drafts, working copies, and published editions of two chemistry manuals for nursing students written by Grace Keller Jones. The first manual, Chemistry Experiments for Nursing Students was written for use in course Nursing 121-122 (Chemistry), a course taught by Jones at the University of Buffalo. The second manual, Experimental Chemistry for Student Nurses was written for use as a chemistry laboratory manual for student nurses. Also included is correspondence between Jones and her publisher and lithographer for her first publication.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Jones (Oliver Perry) Papers, 1932-1989

Papers of Oliver Perry Jones, distinguished professor of Anatomy, include lectures, publications, and students' anomaly reports. Also includes correspondence, clippings, reports, lectures, photographs, and other materials associated with various organizations in the professional fields of Anatomy and Hematology.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Jonson (George Washington) Diaries, 1848, 1857

Diaries kept by George Washington [William?] Jonson [Johnson](1801-1880), a Buffalo, New York, lawyer, associate of Millard Fillmore, land agent and abolitionist.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism

June 4 Memorial Fund Collection, 1989-1995

The June 4 Memorial Fund was an independent, non-profit student/faculty organization initiated in 1989 to promote human rights for all Chinese people.

Topics: Social Activism

Junior League of Buffalo records, circa 1920s-2010s

The records of the Junior League of Buffalo. Includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, member directories, photographs, newsletters, correspondence, and ephemera.

 

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Women's History in WNY

Kadimah School of Buffalo Records, 1958-2009

The Kadimah School of Buffalo Records describe the governance and activities of the school between 1959 and 2010 as well as pre-opening materials from 1958. The bulk of the material dates from between 1957 to 1989. The collection contains minutes and administrative papers, budgets, student and faculty related materials, publications and publicity materials.

Topics: Love Canal

Kadimah School of Buffalo Records, 1958-2009

The Kadimah School of Buffalo Records describe the governance and activities of the school between 1959 and 2010 as well as pre-opening materials from 1958. The bulk of the material dates from between 1957 to 1989. The collection contains minutes and administrative papers, budgets, student and faculty related materials, publications and publicity materials.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Kaiser (Arthur L.) Papers, 1950-1975

Papers of Arthur Kaiser on the Faculty of Educational Studies and its predecessor, the School of Education containing printed or mimeographed minutes, memoranda, reports, and other items, some with brief notes by Dr. Kaiser. Also includes general files on the Office of Admissions and Records and various university committees and events and a 1929 report on the School of Fine Arts, later known as the Albright Art School.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Kantor (Judy R.) Papers, 1985-2012 (bulk 1985-2000)

Personal papers documenting aspects of the Women's Activity Group of the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo and the Education Department. Material includes minutes, programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to several conferences and special events aimed towards women.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Keil (Charles) Papers, 1965-1998, (bulk 1970-1990)

Collection of materials from Charles Keil, ethnomusicologist and professor of American Studies. Includes his teachings, publications, political activism, resource material, and his work in the University at Buffalo American Studies, Music, and Anthropology departments.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Social Activism

Kelly (Gail Paradise) Papers, circa 1970-1991

Primarily research and publications from 1970 and after on Vietnamese education, comparative education, feminist issuees.

This collection has not yet been processed and is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB, Social Activism

Kennedy (Elizabeth Lapovsky) Papers, 1961-1993 (bulk 1970-1993)

Collection of materials from Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, professor of Women's Studies. Includes her teachings, publications, political activism, resource material, and her work in the UB Women's Studies and American Studies departments.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

King (Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.) at Buffalo Collection, 1967

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Buffalo collection documents Dr. King’s visit and speech in Buffalo, New York on November 9, 1967. The speech, entitled “The Future of Integration” was sponsored by the Student Association and Graduate Student Association and held at Kleinhans Music Hall. The UB Spectrum reported that Dr. King “castigated the ‘national administration that is more concerned with an unjust war in Vietnam than with winning the war on poverty.’ ” The collection includes audio of the speech, photographs of the event, and coverage from the UB Spectrum student newspaper.

Topics: Social Activism, Digital Collections

Klein (Marcus) Papers, 1961-1964

Manuscripts and galley proofs of After Alienation (1964) and of the introduction to Willa Cather's My Mortal Enemy (1961).

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Klein (Rabbi Isaac) Papers, 1925-1979

Collection of Rabbi Isaac Klein includes school notebooks, correspondence, photographs, military service records, speeches, articles, manuscripts, and other writings relating to his life and teachings in conservative Judaism.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives; Digital Collections

Klein Lazarus (Rabbi Alex) Collection, 1957-1982 (bulk 1971-1974)

Papers documenting aspects of the social, religious and cultural life of the Suburban Congregation/Temple Beth Am (Reform) and Temple Sinai (Reconstructionist) synagogues within Buffalo, NY.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Korus (Samuel) Papers, 1945-2004

Personal photographs and scrapbook of a Jewish Youth group, Omega Kappa Zeta, and photographs relating to the youth of Samuel Korus in Buffalo, NY.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Krehbiel (Paul) Campus Unrest Collection, circa 1968-2000 (bulk 1968-1970)

Papers of student activist Paul Krehbiel, concerning his involvement in and exposure to the Student unrest of the late 1960s-1970 at the University at Buffalo. The bulk of the material is dated from circa 1968-1970, except Krehbiel’s later organizational interests, which dates from 2000.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Land (Adelle H.) Papers, circa 1931-1968

Professional papers, primarily extensive documentation of the unified program in teacher education, the Graduate Professional Unit, developed and taught by Dr. Land at the University of Buffalo, 1931-1968. Also includes notes, correspondence, and papers from her doctoral work at Teachers' College, Columbia University, 1932-1937, and other materials reflecting her career as a progressive educator and early advocate of preparation for teaching in higher education. Material also includes Army Air Force training course material, progressive school information, class lists and assignments, committee information, professional reports, correspondence, typescripts of works, radio scripts of "Human Nature in Action," information on Pi Lambda Theta, AAUP, ITEPSST, reports on graphology, personal memorabilia and notes. Also includes information on Daniel Bell Leary and William Chandler Bagley (Columbia University), correspondence with Carter Alexander (Teachers' College).

This collection has not yet been processed and is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Larkin Company Plans, 1904, 1912

Architectural plans for the Larkin Company's administration building which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd

Leary (Daniel Bell) Papers, circa 1920-1946

Papers include outlines and notes for speeches and courses in psychology, publications, correspondence, and a typescript draft with corrections of book, The Search for Salvation: A Psychological Study of Religion, 1932. Also includes a thirty page letter to Leary in 1943 from a former patient at Buffalo State Hospital charging the University of Buffalo with conducting experiments on her.

NOTE: 1943 letter is restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Lemon (A.B.), Dean of the School of Pharmacy, Papers, 1926-1969

Papers of Dr. Asa Bertram Lemon, Dean of the School of Pharmacy, 1926-1969 document the growth of the School of Pharmacy and Alumni Association during Dr. Lemon's time at the University at Buffalo. The collection includes his state and local professional pharmaceutical activities and correspondence as well course material, correspondence and song books from the School of Pharmacy.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Levine (Adeline) Love Canal Research Materials (Part I), 1953-1981 (1978-1981 bulk)

Materials collected by Dr. Adeline Levine, Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo, for her book Love Canal: Science, Politics and People, published by Lexington Books in 1982. This collection includes a copy of the Quit Claim Deed, dated April 28, 1953, in which land was transferred from Hooker Electrochemical to the Niagara Falls Board of Education for the sum of $1.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal

Levine (Adeline) Love Canal Research Materials (Part II), 1980-1991

Materials collected by Dr. Adeline Gordon Levine, Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo, for her research on Love Canal; specifically research on the environmental studies of the area later published in her monograph.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal

Levine (Adeline) Love Canal Research Materials (Part III), 1978-2002

Papers related to the career of Dr. Adeline Levine (1925-2015), Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo. Includes correspondence, writings, teaching and research material, and documentation of professional involvement with the Pro-Choice Network of Western New York.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Faculty/Staff, UB, Love Canal

Levine (Adeline) Papers, 1943-2008 (bulk 1968-1990)

Papers related to the career of Dr. Adeline Levine (1925-2015), Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo. Includes correspondence sent to and received by Adeline Levine during her career, essays, articles, professional papers, teaching materials, appointment and tenure documentation, and materials from the Pro-Choice Network of Western New York. Topics covered include the Love Canal, community response to environmental disaster, women and the labor force, and education.

Topics: , Education, History of, Environmental Issues in WNY, Faculty/Staff, UB, Love Canal, Women's History in WNY

Levine (George R.) Papers, 1965-1996

Collection includes two book manuscripts, files of two University committees on the Arts, and a restricted file on faculty tenure cases.

NOTE: Some of these records are restricted.  Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

LGBT at UB

This collection covers the LGBT clubs and community at UB in the 70’s, during which the first LGB club was founded on campus, and into the 80’s, and 90’s. This collection will continue to grow to encompass more items from these decades and in time will include the 2000’s. We would like to be able to include materials that represent transidentified students. If you would like to donate materials related to the LGBT community at UB, please contact University Archives at lib-archives@buffalo.edu

Topics: Digital Collections, Social Activism, Student Life

Lipset (Seymour Martin) Comparative Student Project Files, 1936-1972

Printed material collected by Lipset and others at Harvard University between 1967 and 1971. Includes student publications; articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines; newspaper clippings and studies concerning student activist movements throughout the world, with emphasis on the United States, Latin America, and international student organizations. Also many unpublished studies about students originally prepared for presentation at conferences or for graduate courses. This collection reflects only a partial result of the material collected by the project.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Social Activism

Lipsitz (Richard) Papers, 1964-1967

Working papers of Richard Lipsitz, Esq., attorney for plaintiffs in Keyishian et al. vs. Board of Regents et al., 1964, in which four faculty members and a librarian at the State University of New York at Buffalo challenged New York State's Feinberg Law on public employees and subversive activities. Includes correspondence, court documents, notes, press clippings, and background materials.

Topics: Education, History of, Social Activism

Lively (Robert A.) Papers, 1943-1973

Correspondence, 1952-58, with a group of southern historians including Dewey w. Grantham, Charles G. Sellers, George B. Tindall, and C. Vann Woodward, concerning a collection of essays published in 1960 as The Southerner as American; correspondence regarding editing and publishing of books.  Also correspondence concerning his professional career, including candid comments on his goals and on the strengths and weaknesses of graduate history programs; and correspondence with David E. Lilienthal, 1960-68; lecture notes, 1951-68; and drafts of speeches.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Livermore (Shaw) Papers, 1932-1941

Papers of Shaw Livermore include correspondence, minutes, reports, and student papers pertaining to Livermore's work as a professor and as Assistant Dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of Buffalo.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Local Jewish Community Records, 1844-1976 (bulk 1920-1960)

Records of the Local Jewish Community in the Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo include cemetery records, local temple and shul records, and Jewish organizations. Also included are material pertaining to deported persons and refugee matters, and the papers of Max M. Yellen and Dr. Gerhard J. Falk and Dr. Ursula A. Falk.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Lockie (Laurence) Papers, 1932-1941

Papers include typescript drafts, proof sheets, and final manuscript of book Pharmacy on the Niagara Frontier; lists of pharmacies compiled from city directories, 1828-1960; and six student papers listing retail druggists, compiled from city directories, 1931-1963.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Lockwood (Thomas B.) Papers, 1876-1956

The collection contains letters, photographs and clippings, pertaining to the dedication of Lockwood Memorial Library and the production of a catalog for the occasion. The collection also includes Lockwood family memorabilia consisting of scrapbooks, diaries, guestbooks, correspondence, photographs, programs and menus.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Digital Collections

Loescher (Chester W.) scrapbook, circa 1906-1930

Scrapbook of local music events, including those of the University of Buffalo.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Student Life

Lopez (Manuel D.) Papers, 1966-1987

Correspondence, questionnaires, copies of resolutions, and other material regarding faculty status for librarians within the SUNY system and at SUNY at Buffalo; includes information concerning the origins of the SUNY Librarians' Association and the Association of Librarians at SUNY at Buffalo. Also includes information on Lopez's career as a reference librarian at Lockwood Library including an acitivity log; annual reports; papers concerning planning for a new library on the Amherst Campus with plans for the reference department; catalog of the Polish Room Collection; and bibliographies on New York State History.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Love Canal Area Revitalization Agency (LCARA) Records, 1980-2003

Selected records and documents of and relating to the Love Canal Area Revitalization Agency (LCARA).

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal, Digital Collections

Love Canal Collections at the University at Buffalo

The University Archives is the repository of numerous collections related to environmental issues in Western New York. Particular attention has been paid to the environmental disaster Love Canal.

This website includes an introduction to the history and background of the events that occured at Love Canal, two chronologies of events, scanned documents of the Ecumenical Task Force, database of Love Canal articles, and a glossary of definitions for individuals, organizations, businesses, government agencies, chemical waste dump sites, and major issues relating to Love Canal and other local environmental disaster areas.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal, University History Resources

Love Canal Newspaper Clipping File, 1978-1990

The Love Canal newspaper clipping file contains articles culled from the Ecumenical Task Force of the Niagara Frontier Love Canal Collection. Taken from local and national newspapers from 1978-1990, some articles may be restricted for study by copyright issues. There is a searchable database of the articles available online.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal

Love Canal Repository Grant Records, 1978-2002, (bulk 2000-2001)

Kathleen DeLaney's records pertaining to the grant funded by the Niagara County Environmental Fund in 2000 to collect information on area institution's historic Love Canal disaster area document collections.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal

Lyman (Helen H.) Papers, circa 1890-2002 (bulk 1955-1998)

The papers of adult services librarian and library science professor, Helen Huguenor Lyman, which span almost 70 years of research and writing on the subject of adult literacy. Also includes personal writings and genealogical notes on the Huguenor family.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Lynch (Hollis Ralph) Page Proofs, circa 1967

Page proofs with author's corrections of Edward Wilmot Blyden: Pan-Negro Patriot, 1832-1912.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Lyndon (Benjamin H.) Papers, 1951-1973

Correspondence and professional papers, 1951-1973, of Benjamin H. Lyndon, Dean of the School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo, 1956-1968.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Lyon, Irving Phillips), undated

Reprints of published articles.  Lyon was a member of the University of Buffalo School of Medicine faculty.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Management (School of) Study Abroad Program records, 1983

School of Management Study Abroad Program records contains documentation of the relationship between the University at Buffalo and Insitituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

Topics: Education, History of

Manch (Joseph) Papers, circa 1930s-1980s

Administrative files and publications of Buffalo public schools, Manch’s correspondence, his speeches and writings, and related organizational files during his superintendence; press clippings that feature educational, financial, political and social problems of Buffalo public schools; Camp Arrowhead; speeches and writings.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of

Mantsavinos (Roger) Papers, 1964-19666

Grade books, Fall 1964 and Fall 1965; also materials pertaining to research grants, ca. 1964-1966.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Manuele, Patricia Camp Fire Girls Uniform, circa 1950s-1960s

A collection of clothing items worn by Patricia Ann Manuele during her time in the Camp Fire Girls. Each item features specific elements and decorations that carry meaning within the organization.

Topics: Women's History in WNY

Martin (Darwin D.) Correspondence with O.S. Lang, 1904-1921 (bulk 1904-1909)

Correspondence between Darwin D. Martin and O.S. Lang, the general contractor for the Martin House, and correspondence of Martin and Lang with suppliers of building materials and furnishings for the Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, New York.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd

Martin (Darwin D.) Digital Images, circa 1860s-1970s

Digitized from photographs kept by the Darwin D. Martin family depicting the Darwin D. Martin house in Buffalo, New York, and their summer house, "Graycliff", in Derby, New York, both designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and photographs of the Martin family.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd, Digital Collections

Martin (Darwin D.) Frank Lloyd Wright Collection, Oral Histories 1971-1980

Oral history interviews with persons associated with the Darwin D. Martin House, Buffalo, New York, and other buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Topics: Design Archives, Oral History, Wright, Frank Lloyd

Martin (Darwin D.) Photographs, circa 1860s-1970s

Photographs kept by the Darwin D. Martin family depicting the Darwin D. Martin house in Buffalo, New York, and their summer house, "Graycliff", in Derby, New York, both designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and photographs of the Martin family.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd, Digital Collections

Masling (Joseph M.) Papers, 1968-1969

Manuscript for Encyclopedia of Education article, "The Testing Situation," regarding educational testing; bibliography; and related correspondence.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

Massey (Irving) Papers, 1988-1994

Collection contains correspondence, notes, working papers, and audiotapes from Particularism: An Interdisciplinary Conference.

This collection has not been fully processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

 

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

McConnell (T. Raymond) Papers, 1937-1954

Reprints of speeches and articles on fund raising, academic freedom, the elective system, and selective service; also inaugural memorabilia.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

McGarry (Edmund D.) Papers, 1914-1970

This collection includes correspondence, lecture notes, typescripts and reprints of Edmund D. McGarry's speeches and articles, newspaper clippings, publications of the National Association of Teachers of Marketing and Advertising (NATMA), and printed materials concerning marketing and business research.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

McGrath (Ruth Ehrig) Papers, 1937-1974

Collection of Ruth McGrath's papers regarding the development of the Early Childhood Education Council of Western New York (ECEC) and the New York State Association for the Education of Young Children. Also includes papers as Director of the University at Buffalo's institutional staff training program for the federal Project Head Start program.

Topics: Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

McGrorey (Ruth T.) Papers, 1965-1977

Papers of Dr. Ruth T. McGrorey, professor of nursing education and Dean (1966-1974) of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Nursing. The collection consists of papers, articles and speeches by McGrorey; annual reports of the School of Nursing; working papers for projected books on nursing administration, information on her teaching and consultation activities; and materials concerning a sabbatical study of new patterns of nursing administration and patient care in the US, UK and Spain; as well as personal memorabilia and tape recordings of seminars, speeches and meetings.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Medentian Collection, 1949-1967

Collection documenting procedures involved in publishing a student yearbook including layout sheets; paste ups for the 1967 Medentian yearbook; financial records; and correspondence with publisher, advertisers and patrons.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life

Melzer (Ethel Robin) Papers, 1932-2012 (bulk 1974-2012)

Personal papers documenting the personal and career life of local communal leader, Ethel Roblin Melzer. Materials include photographs, speeches, newspaper clippings, media, and other material relating to her volunteer service and professional careers in the Jewish community.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Mesch (Morris) Papers, 1920-1990 (bulk 1977-1987)

Personal papers documenting aspects of local communal leader Morris Mesch. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera related to the community Holocaust Memorial Sculpture and volunteer activities and efforts.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Metzger (Michael) Papers, 1966-1967

Papers of Professor Michael Metzger include minutes of the Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Mexican and Latin American Oral History Transcripts, 1964-1971

Includes Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Brazil, Peru, and Bolivia. 

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Oral History

Meyerson (Martin) Inauguration Scrapbook, 1967

Scrapbook of Martin Meyerson's inauguration as President of the University at Buffalo on May 29, 1967. Includes invitations, speeches, schedules, clippings, and photographs.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Meyerson (Martin) Printed Material, circa 1966-1968

Collection includes inauguration memorabilia, prospectus for an academic plan, and other statements and reports.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Meyerson (Martin) Speeches and Statements, 1966-1970

Speeches and statements given by Martin Meyerson during his tenure as tenth president of the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Michael (Edward W.) Athletics Memorabilia collection, circa 1970s-2005

A collection of materials and memorabilia concerning University at Buffalo athletics from the 1970s to the mid 2000s. The University at Buffalo wrestling team features prominently in the documentation as well as the regalia.

Topics: Sports, UB

Michel (Laurence Anthony) Papers

Collection includes work as editor for author Samuel Daniel's publications, The Tragedy Of Philotas and The Civil Wars including manuscripts and drafts of editions.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Michigan Avenue Y.M.C.A. Records, circa 1920-1970

The collection consists of administrative records including minutes, reports, photographs and scrapbooks which contain clippings, leaflets, programs and copies of "The Y's Messenger," a Michigan Avenue Y.M.C.A. newsletter.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism

Milbrath (Lester W.) Environmental Issues Papers, 1971-1990

Papers of Lester W. Milbrath, University at Buffalo political science professor, on environmental issues including Love Canal, nuclear waste at the West Valley site, and Great Lakes water quality. Collection also includes conference papers, articles and book chapters written or co-authored by Dr. Milbrath. Also files on the formation of the Environmental Studies Center at the University, including its annual reports and other publications.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal, Faculty/Staff, UB

Miles (E.J.) Collection, 1858-1922

The collection includes lecture notes and textbooks between 1907 and 1910. Most of lecture notes were collected when Miles was a graduate student at University of Chicago Lectures notes are from classes taught by Oskar Bolza, Gilbert A. Bliss, and others.  Includes textbooks and other works by Oskar Bolza, L. Bianchi, G. Darboux, H. Burkhardt, C. Jordan, S. Lie, J. Hadamard, E. Picard, H. Poincaré, H. Robinson, F Tisserand, and H. Weber.

Please note: This collection is stored off-site. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.  

 

Topics: Education, History of

Military and Draft Counseling Center of Buffalo Records, 1953-1978 (bulk 1967-1974)

The records of the Military and Draft Counseling Center of Buffalo reflect the center's efforts from 1968 to 1978 to counsel area men and service people about their rights and options regarding the Selective Service System and the military.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Social Activism

Miller (Rudy and Hilde) Papers, 1915-2004 (bulk 1938-1978)

Personal papers documenting aspects of émigré and immigrant lives of Hilde and Rudy Miller and their family, friends, and foster family in Germany, England and America. Material includes German, US and UK government documents, personal and legal correspondence and photographs.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Milstein, Wittek & Davis Associates Records, MS 97

This collection has not yet been processed and is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Design Archives

Mintz (Rabbi Shay) Papers, 1980-2004 (bulk 1989-1999)

Personal papers documenting aspects of local community leader Rabbi Shay Mintz's work in the Jewish community. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to his professional career in several institutions including Shaarey Zedek, Hillel, and the Jewish Book Fair.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Mitchell (Charles) Papers, 1967

Script of the five-page play Two written for the Angry Arts Festival, April 12, 1967.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Mothers' Club of Buffalo Collection, 1904-1912, 1956

The Mothers' Club of Buffalo, affiliated with the Mother's Assembly of the State of New York, was a local women's group dedicated to educating parents about issues relating to the home and school. The collection includes annual programs listing upcoming meetings, officers, and current members from 1904-1910. It also includes programs from the 1912 New York State Mothers Assembly held in Rochester, N.Y.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of, Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Murray (Daniel H.) Papers, 1947-1967

Papers include proceedings, reports, correspondence, notes and other items concerning meetings of professional societies and symposiums; also lecture notes, course outlines and other material from courses taught at the School of Pharmacy, University of Buffalo.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Naroll (Raoul) Papers, 1941-1986

The professional papers of University at Buffalo professor and comparative anthropologist Raoul Naroll.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

National League of American Pen Women, Western New York Branch Records, 1920-2002

Collection of materials from the Western New York branch of the National League of American Pen Women. The collection includes scrapbooks, administrative and member files, and samples of works by members.

Topics: Women’s History in WNY

National Organization for Women, Buffalo Chapter Records, 1973-1986

The papers of the Buffalo chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) from 1973-1986. The files include clippings, leaflets and serials on subjects of concern to the Buffalo Chapter, such as local politics, Equal Rights Amendment, reproductive rights, and domestic violence. Records were kept in part by NOW Chapter Presidents Paulette Hammond, Mary Jo Egner, and Linda Cleveland.

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

National Student Association Buffalo Chapter Records,1946-1967

Records of the University of Buffalo Chapter of the National Student Association, 1946-1964, and 1967. Includes material from the First through Sixteenth N.S.A. Annual Congresses (1946-1964) and from the Twentieth Congress (1967). The Twentieth N.S.A. Congress was notable for the controversy over Central Intelligence Agency funding of the N.S.A.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Social Activism, Student Life

Nechasek (Joseph E.) Collection on Martin Luther King, Jr., 1967, 1972

King spoke at Kleinhan's Music Hall on November 9, 1967. Includes King's signature on a copy of Mechasek's welcome speech; a Buffalo News article on the speech; and Nechasek's notes on the event.  Collection also has a program for a 1972 symposium at UB: Problems and Awareness.

Topics: Social Activism, Student Life

Nelson (Jack) Papers, 1964

Collection includes correspondence, job description for school administrators, and other material concerning the Amherst school issue showing attitudes toward suburban vs. urban schools and toward centralization. Papers collected by Nelson as co-chairman of the committee to centralize the Snyder and Eggertsville schools in Suburban Buffalo.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of, Faculty/Staff, UB

New York State Association of Two-Year Colleges, Inc. Records, 1947-1988

The records of the New York State Association of Two-Year Colleges, formerly known as the New York State Association of Junior Colleges, document administrative activities, including meetings, finances, and correspondence, as well as annual conferences and publications. The collection also includes photographs and audio cassette recordings of the annual conferences.

Topics: Education, History of

New York State Conservation Council records, circa 1980-1992

This collection has not yet been processed and is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY

New York State Freedom Train Collection, 1949-1950

Collection includes a scrapbook with newspaper articles from a variety of local newspapers in New York State chronicling the visit of the New York State Freedom Train in their communities. Also included are a typewritten diary documenting the train's stops (about 90 leaves) and a group photograph with President Harry S. Truman.

Topics: Social Activism

Noah (Mordecai) Historical Marker Collection, 1960-2013 (bulk 2010-2013)

Ecumenical materials documenting aspects of the efforts to place a historic marker to recall the events of 1825 when Mordecai Noah, American Jewish diplomat, politician and newspaperman made an attempt to found a refuge for persecuted European Jews on Grand Island, New York.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Noble (Bernice K.) Papers, 1976-2003 (Bulk 1994-2003)

This collection consists mostly of notes from classes taught by Bernice Noble, materials related to committees and advisory bodies she served on, and offprint publications.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Noles (Eva M.) Papers, circa 1932-2004

Scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, awards, and publications documenting the professional career of Eva M. Noles, nurse, author, and local activist.

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Norton (Charles P.) Scrapbooks, 1905-1920

Two scrapbooks of speeches, 1905-07 (incomplete), and a few items up to 1920. Speeches were in support of the University extension movement of which he was the chief spokesman during this period. Also includes the typescript 'The College Idea'; and photocopy of letter concerning the development of the University of Buffalo, 1910.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Norton Union Administration annual reports, 1934-1981

Annual reports regarding student activities.

Topics: Student Life

Norton Union Student Activities Records, 1934-1952

Records pertaining to various student social activities from the early years of Norton Union. Includes reports, worksheets, programs, photographs, clippings, correspondence, notes documented by the student-led committees in charge of activities.

Topics: Ephemera, UB, Student Life

Norton Union Student Organizations, 1960s

Files on student organizations, 1960s, kept by the Coordinator of Student Activities in Norton Union. Folders generally include a "student activities registration form" with the names of the officers and faculty advisor and a copy of the organization's constitution. Some folders include correspondence and literature of the organization.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Ohr Temimim and Jewish Heritage Day School Papers, 1998-2009

Student produced materials documenting aspects of the educational life of Ohr Temimim and its predecessor institution, the Jewish Heritage Day School, in Amherst, New York.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Opinion, 1949-2009

The Opinion is the official University at Buffalo Law School student newspaper.  The first issue debuted on November 29, 1949 under the leadership of its first editor, Michael Beilewech, Jr. ‘51. The inception of the newspaper coincided with the opening of the new West Eagle Street law school building. The Opinion has historically served as a forum for law student viewpoints with an editorial staff comprised of University at Buffalo Law School students. In 1977 it won the American Bar Association’s Award for Excellence.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life, Digital Collections

Orr-Ewing (Muriel) Papers, 1822-1994 (bulk 1920-1974)

Correspondence, diaries, photograph albums of Muriel Orr-Ewing (nicknamed "Meiko"). Collection includes records as founding president of the British Association of Women Executives and headmistress of the English girls finishing school, The Grove. Also includes personal correspondence with opera singer, Adèle Leigh, child author Berthe Grimault, and other notable writers and poets.

Topics: Education, History of

Pan American Exposition of 1901 souvenir photographic book, 1901

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Papers of Prominent Local Jews, 1912-1988 (bulk 1940-1980)

The Papers of Prominent Local Jews in the Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo include the papers of Donald S. Day, Dorothy Goldberg, Bernard Mandelkern, Morton Merowitz, Haskell Penn, and Milton Plesur as well as oral history interviews with other notable persons. Included in the collection are committee reports, correspondence, photographs, and citizenship records.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Pardee (Julia M.) Theatre Collection, 1958-1965

Collection includes photographs and programs for University of Buffalo productions directed by Julia Pardee from 1958-1965 including the Second Shepard's Play; Six Characters in Search of an Author; Waltz of the Toreadors; Juno; The Lady's Not For Burning; and Uncle Vanya.  Also includes posters.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Ephemera, UB, Faculty/Staff, UB

Park (Julian) Papers, 1834-1965

Papers of Julian Park, the first dean of Arts and Sciences (1919-1954) and the University's first Historian (1959-1965). Collection includes historical documents concerning the inception and early history of the University which Park used as research for his publication, History of the University of Buffalo (1917). Also includes an unpublished manuscript for a subsequent history of the University; typewritten memoir; scrapbooks regarding his father, Roswell Park and the University of Buffalo (1907-1964).

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Park (Roswell) and Oliver P. Jones Slide Lectures, undated

Dr. Roswell Park's lantern slides for lecture Medicine in Classical Art and Satire; Park's original notes for the lecture, with revisions by Julius Richter and Oliver P. Jones; correspondence between Richter and Jones regarding Jones' lecture, 1964-65. Also, information regarding presentation of lecture by Park in early 1900's by Richter (in late 1940's?), and by Jones in 1965; and Park's slides depicting torture.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Park (Roswell) Collection, 1876-1914

Collection of manuscripts of musical compositions written or arranged by Park; proceedings of dinner in Park's honor (1908); The Evil Eye, Thanatology and Other Essays (1913); microfilm copy of scrapbook of clippings and memorial messages compiled by family (1914). Also, Selected Papers Surgical and Scientific (1914), a posthumous collection by Dr. Charles G. Stockton.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Park (Roswell) Scrapbooks, 1872-1914

Scrapbooks include clippings, printed items, and other materials regarding Park's medical career and social life in Chicago, Illinois (1877-1883) and Buffalo (1883-1914). Also includes articles written by Park, information on Chicago musical events (1872-1875), and a memorial scrapbook of obituaries and tributes.

This collection has not yet been processed.  Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Parke (Fenton M.) Papers, 1841-1967

This collection consists of business records, correspondence, plot maps, property listings; ephemera of civic, religious, fraternal, and cultural institutions; family memorabilia, reminiscences; clippings on Buffalo local history; photographs of downtown Buffalo, circa 1910; medals; speech notes on clock collecting and Lincolniana. Also included are papers of his wife Margaret Kidd Parke: correspondence, notes from classes at the University at Buffalo, and correspondence related to the Home for the Friendless.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Parkwyn Village Drawing Blueprint, 1947

Located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Parkwyn Village was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1947 as a Usonian community. The architectural drawing is a blueline print (41x60") of an original ink and colored pencil drawing.

Topics: Design Archives

Parry (William Tuthill) Papers, 1908-1988

Papers concerning Parry's teaching, study, and writing on analytic implications, modal and symbolic logic. Also documents Parry's directorship of the Progressive Labor School in Boston and his dismissal from the Massachusetts W.P.A. in 1940 due to his membership in the Communist Party. Collection also includes photocopies of Parry's testimony regarding communism before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1953; clippings and other material regarding his testimony and the subsequent controversy at the University of Buffalo and in the city of Buffalo. Also, paper by Robby Cohen, Professor William T. Parry, HUAC, and the University of Buffalo: A Case Study in Repression, and two oral history interviews with Parry conducted by Cohen, 1976.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Oral History

Pegrum (Reginald H.) Papers, 1926-1929, 1960-1971

This collection primarily consists of correspondence concerning Reginald H. Pegrum's activities as curator of geology at the Buffalo Museum of Science including field notes of geological surveys. Collection also includes material concerning Pegrum's career at the State University of New York at Buffalo where he was a member of the Department of Geology.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Perry (Thomas D.) Papers, 1957-1982, (bulk 1970-1982)

Collection of materials from Thomas D. Perry, professor of legal philosophy. Includes his teachings, publications, professional correspondence, and his work in the U.B. Philosophy Department.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Phi Psi Sorority Scrapbooks, 1928-1946

Scrapbooks of the Phi Psi Sorority including chapter minutes; descriptions of social activities; capsule history of the U.B. campus until the late 1930s; and other miscellaneous items.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Ploughman (Penelope) Love Canal Collection, 1978-1994

Slides, photographs, and clippings about the environmental disaster known as Love Canal collected by Penelope Ploughman for her dissertation, The Creation of Newsworthy Events: An Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of the Man-Made Disaster at Love Canal.

Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, Love Canal, Digital Collections

Polakov (Harold and Sylvia) Collection, 1940s-1980s

Personal photographs and clothing documenting Jewish youth groups (Omega Kappa Zeta and B'nai B'rith Youth Organization) in Buffalo, NY.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Polivka (J.J.) Papers, 1945-1959

Papers of J.J. Polivka, internationally renowned Czechoslovakian structural engineer. Collection documents his collaboration with Frank Lloyd Wright on many of Wright's later projects including the Guggenheim Museum. Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs and photograph negatives.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd

Porrath (Rabbi Samuel) Papers, 1863-1992 (bulk 1920-1989)

The papers of Rabbi Samuel Porrath (1908-1989) document his personal and professional activities in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Post (Howard William) Papers, 1929-1981

Papers include copies of scientific articles; scrapbooks containing photographs, letters and other memorabilia; correspondence with colleagues in Europe and Asia; lecture notes; unpublished research papers; and materials documenting his professional research in silicon and organometallics and other personal concerns.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Powell (Elwin H.) Papers, 1960-2001

The papers of Elwin H. Powell (1925-2001), activist and sociology professor at the University at Buffalo. Collection includes extensive research and writings concerning political events in the UB and Buffalo communities.

NOTE: Student papers are restricted.  Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Faculty/Staff, UB

Pratt (Julius William) Papers, 1954-1973

Inventory of Pratt papers at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society; typescript of remarks at a University of Buffalo Council meeting, 1954, regarding the resignation of University of Buffalo President T.R. McConnell; clippings, circa 1958-1973; article and photocopy of draft article on Pratt's retirement, 1973. Also tape of discussion between Pratt and Selig Adler concerning Pratt's career as historian and teacher, particularly his role at the University of Buffalo, 1926-1958, and his recollections of the University.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Pro-Choice Network of Western New York Records, 1988-2004

Records of the reproductive rights advocacy group Pro-Choice Network of Western New York, 1988-2004. Collection is composed of documents concerning the organization's administration, events, and lawsuits. It also contains educational background material including extensive newspaper and magazine clippings.

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Prominent Visitors to Buffalo

This collection chronicles many of the politicians, authors, musicians, and activists that visited Buffalo as well as UB. Documentation includes photographs, coverage of events from the UB Spectrum student newspaper, and related ephemera. Speakers include Robert F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, Muhammad Ali, and Ralph Nader. Much of the coverage is from events from the 1960s and 1970s. Additional visitors and content are regularly added to the collection.

Topics: University History Resources, Digital Collections

Rahn (Hermann) Papers, 855, 1928-1990 (bulk 1961-1989)

Papers document distinguished career of physiologist Hermann Rahn. Includes correspondence with international scientists, research files, symposia files, manuscripts and abstracts of Rahn's work and others, and curriculum vita of many international scientists.

Correspondence files containing curriculum vita may be restricted due to past practice of including Social Security Numbers. Please see archivist for access.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Registration Statistics, 1931-1976

Registration statistics for the summer sessions, 1931-1960, and for the total registration at the university, 1948-1976, compiled by the Office of Admissions and Records.

Topics: Student Life, University History Resources

Reichbach (Gustin L.) Papers, 1946-2014 (bulk 1970-2012)

The papers of Justice Gustin L. Reichbach (1946-2012). Includes personal materials and professional records from his private legal practice and judicial chambers. The collection contains personal papers, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and legal files.

Topics: Social Activism

Reinstein (Victor) Photograph Album, circa 1960

Victor Reinstein was born in 1894 and was a member of 1916 graduating class of the University of Buffalo School of Medicine. He later received a law degree. His mother was Dr. Anna Reinstein, the first doctor to live in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Victor Reinstein spent most of his life in Cheektowaga where he and his wife, Julia Boyer Reinstein, were community benefactors. He died in 1984.

Disbound photograph album compiled by Victor Reinstein in the 1960s. Photographs of faculty of the School of Medicine of the University of Buffalo, circa 1916, and of nurses at Buffalo General Hospital, circa 1916. Many photographs are not identified. For each graduate of the School of Medicine class of 1916 there is a page of photographs including images from anatomy classes. Also included is a photograph of the 1917 meeting of the School of Medicine Alumni Society. Album pages are numbered 1-102.

Topics: Photographs, UB, Student Life

Richter (Julius) Papers, circa 1920-1940

Lecture notes on anatomy, with original sketches; Medical Alumni Catalog (1925); and material regarding 30th reunion of Class of 1904 of the University of Buffalo School of Medicine.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Riddel (Joseph) Papers, circa 1964-1972

Typescripts and manuscript drafts of three works of literary criticism: The Clairvoyant Eye: The Poetry and Poetics of Wallace Stevens (1965); C. Day Lewis (1971); and The Poetics of William Carlos Williams.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Riegel (Robert) Papers, 1925-1961

Minutes of the School of Business Administration, 1929-1961; minutes of various committees; and correspondence concerning University insurance.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Riepe (Dale) Papers, 1946-1986

Collection of materials from Dale Riepe, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy. Includes extensive correspondence, subject files, and department and related professional papers, as well as several drafts and manuscripts of Riepe's publications.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Rodgers (Helen Zaidee Marie) Papers, 1890-1959

This collection contains writings and speeches; newspaper clippings; and pamphlets, programs and other printed material concerning political and civic groups, covering such topics as women's suffrage, women workers, women as jurors and city and state politics. Of particular interest to the study of the woman suffrage movement in Buffalo are membership lists of the Woman Workers Suffrage League (ca. 1908) and from the Buffalo Political Equality League (ca. 1905).

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Rogers (Kenneth) Papers, 1980-2013 (bulk 1984-2007)

Personal papers documenting demographical aspects of the broader Jewish community in Buffalo, as well as future planning for specific Jewish organizations as created by Kenneth Rogers.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Rottenberg (Simon) Papers, 1964

File consisting of correspondence and set of returned questionnaires issued in December 1964 by Professor Rottenberg, in his private poll of graduate faculty opinion concerning the practice of broadcasting of Christmas carols on campus. Organized by donor: Correspondence; Returned questionnaires, many with strong opinions added by faculty members polled.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Rubenstein (Dr. Hubert J.) Papers, 1853-2006 (bulk 1983-1991)

The papers of Dr. Hubert J. Rubenstein documents his immediate and extended family's artistic activities and his own genealogy project that he undertook to document the extended Rubenstein-Maisel-Adler as well as other connected families.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives; Digital Collections

Rustgi (Moti Lal) Papers, 1952-1992

The personal and professional papers of nuclear physicist and State University of New York at Buffalo physics professor, Moti Lal Rustgi.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Salzer (Richard T.) Head Start Program Collection, 1965-1968

Collection contains program guides, manuals and records used by the Department of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York from 1965 to 1968 to train teachers for the Head Start Program funded by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964.

Topics: Education, History of

Sands (Maurice) Papers, 1945-2013

Personal papers documenting the volunteer activities of Maurice Sands within two Jewish veterans organizations in Buffalo and Queens, NY. Includes newspaper clippings, newsletters, flyers, research and authored articles relating to Jewish War Veterans. Also contains information relating to membership of the Forum Club, a Jewish Men’s Club.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Sanford (William H.) Papers, 1948-1987

Papers from University at Buffalo varsity swimming coach, William H. Sanford. Collection includes photographs of University of Buffalo varsity swimmers and tennis players, planning documents for athletic facilities, and swimming and diving score records. Also included is the San-Dell Computer No.1 for Diving and Synchronized Swimming (1958) developed by Sanford and Robert W. Bedell.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Sports, UB

Sapp (Allen D.) Papers, circa 1961-1968

Papers pertaining to Allen Sapp's involvement with music and other performing arts at the State University of New York at Buffalo, in the local community, and nationally; also papers concerning Sapp's activities with the Department of Music and the College of Arts and Sciences. The papers consist primarily of correspondence but include other materials including purchase orders for expenses for programs given at the University.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Schweik (Joanne L.) Papers, 1972-1980

Papers of Joanne L. Schweik concerning her activities as Vice President for Public Relations of the New York Branch of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as editor of the NOW New York State newsletter. Included are correspondence, local branch newsletters, council meeting minutes and newspaper clippings. Also included is a photocopy of the transcript for the Equal Rights Amendment hearings before the New York State Senate Judiciary Committee on March 11, 1975.

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Scott (Ann London) Papers, 1962-1972

This collection consists of materials produced by or related to Ann London Scott. The majority of the documents concern her work in Medieval English literature.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Selling (Muriel) Papers, 1898-1964 (bulk 1931-1935)

Personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish community in Buffalo collected and created by Muriel Selling. Material includes programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to Temple Beth David-Ner Israel, Temple Emanu-el, and other institutions and independent groups.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Seneca Indians Annuity Receipt, July 17, 1829

An excerpt from a letter dated February 1st, 1964 from Dean Julian Park to University of Buffalo Chancellor Capen, gives this historical note: [The receipt's] particular interest for Buffalo is obvious; it is a receipt for an annuity signed by some well-known Seneca chiefs, among them the famous chief Corn Planter. Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham, as you perhaps know, were the ones who sold to the Holland Land Company through Robert Morris the tract of western New York west of the Genesee River, after having first bought the claims to the land long held by Massachusetts and also the Indian rights to the land.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Seneca Indians Annuity Receipt, July 17, 1829

The collection contains the receipt for annuity paid to the Seneca Indians regarding the 1788 Phelps Gorham purchase.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Sesquicentennial time capsule, 1996

Mementos of 1996 collected by State University of New York at Buffalo students during the sesquicentennial of the University and intended to remain sealed as a time capsule until 2046. The items were presented to President William R. Greiner at the 150th commencement on May 19, 1996. This time capsule contains more than fifty items. The items relate to student life and information about the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1996.

The time capsule is sealed until 2046.

Topics: Student Life

Shapiro (Elliot) Papers, 1962-2007 (bulk 1973-1989)

Personal papers documenting member and leadership experience of Elliot Shapiro at Temple Sinai in Amherst, NY. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to the cultural and religious life of this Reconstructionist synagogue.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Shatkin (Joan Ellis) Papers, 1890s-1986 (bulk 1951-1986)

Personal papers documenting aspects of the Ellis and Shatkin families. Materials include photographs and newspaper clippings.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Shoben (Joseph) Papers, 1968-1969

Copies of reports and memos concerning student unrest and related educational problems.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Faculty/Staff, UB

Siegel (Harold I.) Papers, 1972-2006 (bulk 1972-1980)

Personal papers consist of research materials and maps documenting Jewish businesses and organizations that were located on the East Side of Buffalo during the 1930s. Also includes programming relating to Holocaust education. Programs, photographs, notes and newspaper clippings are included on other aspects of Jewish practice and history.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Siegel (Harold I.) Papers, 1972-2006 (bulk 1972-1980)

Personal papers consist of research materials and maps documenting Jewish businesses and organizations that were located on the East Side of Buffalo during the 1930s. Also includes programming relating to Holocaust education. Programs, photographs, notes and newspaper clippings are included on other aspects of Jewish practice and history.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Siggelkow (Richard A.) Campus Unrest Collection, 1961-1991

Collection contains miscellaneous material Richard Siggelkow kept while researching for his book, Dissent and Disruption: A University Under Siege, Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1991. Also included are personal correspondence, essays, and clippings regarding his role as Dean of Students later Vice President for Student Affairs.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Sigma Kappa Phi Sorority Scrapbooks, 1959-1970

Two scrapbooks, 1959-1968 and 1969-1970, containing photographs; newspaper clippings; invitations; and printed materials concerning the activities of the Sigma Kappa Phi sorority at the University of Buffalo; scrapbooks document such sorority events as rush; pledging; initiations; dances; fashion shows; parents weekends; parties; also the group's participation in campus events such as the Theta Chi Trike Race; the Pan-Hellenic Ball; and Homecoming.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Sigma Pi Phi Alpha Kappa Boule Records, 1954-2003

Collection of Sigma Pi Phi Alpha Kappa Boule includes correspondence, minutes, committee reports, memorandum, newsletters and journals.

Topics: Education, History of, Student Life

Silverman (Oscar A.) Papers, 1956-1970

Correspondence concerning the Poetry Collection of Lockwood Library; reviews and correspondence regarding 1957 edition of James Joyce's Epiphanies, for which Silverman wrote the introduction and notes; drafts and reprints of article James Joyce: Paris--Buffalo; personal correspondence; notes on lectures given by Pierre Emmanuel, 1958-1959; and committee records.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Simmons (Sarah) Papers, 1977-1980

This collection consists of the files concerning school desegregation in Buffalo, New York that Sarah Simmons kept as a member of the Citizen's Commission on School Desegregation and the Emergency School Aid Act Advisory Committee. Includes grant proposals, notes, reports, and publications by Buffalo Public Schools.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of

Small (Alvin, Sylvia, Elisabeth and Bruce) Family Papers, 1935-1985 (bulk 1935-1967)

Personal Papers documenting aspects of the Small family in Buffalo, N.Y. Encompasses Alvin and Sylvia Small’s involvement in Temple Beth Zion and Alvin Small’s participation in local theatre for a number of different theater troops. Supplemented by Temple Beth Zion religious educational records relating to their children: Elisabeth and Bruce Small.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Smith (Elizabeth Olmsted) Papers, 1923-1975

Papers represent Elizabeth Olmsted Smith's activities in the peace movement in Buffalo, New York, from 1933 to 1941, and from 1950 to 1975. Also included are personal papers (1923 to 1940) and materials concerning her work as a social worker (1949 to 1957).

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Smith (Henry Lee) Additional Papers, circa 1935-1972

The collection contains drafts and final copies of speeches and publications as well as M.A. and Ph.D. dissertations done under the direction of Henry Lee Smith. This collection supplements 22/8F/232, Henry Lee Smith Papers.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Smith (Henry Lee) Papers, circa 1935-1972 (bulk 1956-1972)

Papers of Henry Lee Smith include information, articles, pamphlets, notes regarding linguistics; speeches, publicity information, correspondence.  Additional material includes information from the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), including executive committee meeting data, correspondence, grants, brochures, directories, and general information. Includes information regarding television and radio work. Also includes U.S. Army language manuals as well as information on education of and correspondence with German POW.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Social History Project Papers, 1976-1981

This collection contains working papers related to the Social History Project developed at York University Institute for Behavioural Research, November 1976. The initial project was based on a case study of the history of social structure and family organization in Hamilton, Ontario and Buffalo and rural Erie County, New York during the nineteenth century.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism

Somers (Harold) Papers, 1943-1961

Papers of Harold M. Somers, dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of Buffalo from 1947-1961, consist of background information, business correspondence, and some manuscript drafts pertaining to numerous government committee memberships, budgetary and economic surveys in Erie County (NY) and New York State, and activities in professional organizations.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Somit (Albert) Papers, 1967-1976

Professional papers of Dr. Albert Somit which pertain to Dr. Somit's research, relations with fellow scholars, and the evaluation of the graduate political science program at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Of particular interest are the papers concerning "BIOS" (so called from the French version of its title, "International Investigation of the Biological Elements in the Crisis of the University") which include correspondence, research papers, and other items concerning a multi-national project to investigate the relationship between biological factors and student unrest in universities in the United States, Argentina, France, and elsewhere.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Faculty/Staff, UB

Soroka (Stephen S.) Papers, 1967-1972, 1980-1981

Letters written by Stephen Soroka, 1967-1972 and 1980-1981, to State University of New York at Buffalo history professor Orville T. Murphy. Of particular interest are his observations of life and politics in Kenya, Tanzania, and Rhodesia while serving in the Peace Corps. In his personal response to the political concerns of the late 1960's and early 1970's, Soroka is representative of the thinking of a significant segment of the American public of that period.

Topics: Social Activism

Spectrum Newspaper, 1950-present

Students at the University at Buffalo launched a new newspaper in December 1950. The Spectrum succeeded the Bee (1921-1950) and Argus (1947-1950). This collection provides access to the first twelve years of the Spectrum. This award-winning newspaper has been published continuously since 1950, and three times a week it provides news stories and in-depth coverage of campus events and sports.

1950-1962 are available online; later issues are available in print in University Archives.

Topics: Publications, UB, Student Life, Digital Collections

Squire Hall Demonstrations Records, 1981-1983

The Squire Hall Demonstrations Records document student protests when the University at Buffalo converted the student union into a dental clinic for the Dental School, March 1982.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Starbuck (George) Papers, 1964-1968

Papers of regarding Starbuck's fight against the New York Feinberg Law which required teachers in the state to take a loyalty oath.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Stockton (Charles) Papers, 1877-1900

Papers contain course notes and case notes maintained while a student at the University of Buffalo and in the clinic of Buffalo General Hospital (1877); typescripts of papers written by Stockton on various medical topics (1890s); a speech delivered to graduates of the Buffalo General Hospital (1891); and papers concerning the Franklin School of Buffalo (1894-1900).

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Straus (David B.) Papers, 1970-1971

Proposal for a National Environmental Laboratory.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Strauss (Norman) Papers, 1956-1990

Laboratory Notebooks on Molecular Biology and Bacterial Physiology kept by Norman Strauss, including research over his whole career in molecular biology and bacterial physiology conducted at NYU (1956-1958), Yale (1958-1964), and the State University of New York at Buffalo (1964-1990).

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Student Association Records, 1961-1967

Records of the Student Association of the State University of New York at Buffalo including minutes; letters; memoranda; and other papers.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Student Coordinating Council and Polity Minutes, 1967-1972

Minutes of the Student Senate (1967-1968), and its successor, the Student Coordinating Council and Polity (1968-1972).

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Student Papers on Buffalo History, 1967-1993

A collection of unpublished student papers on Buffalo history. A list of titles is available arranged alphabetically by author. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Swanson (Sonia B.) Papers, 1971-1978

Collection documents the activities of the National, New York State, Buffalo Chapter and the Erie County Suburban Chapter of the National Organization for Women, and Sonia Swanson's involvement as a member and an officer.

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Synagogue Records, 1884-1986 (bulk 1915-1980)

Synagogue Records of the Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo. Records of Congregation B'rith Sholem (Pine Street Shul) and Temple Sinai include account books, record books, receipt and memo pads, photographs, deeds, correspondence, committee minutes, and bulletins.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Temple Beth El Records, 1847-2006

Congregational papers documenting the religious, historic and cultural life of Temple Beth El from its beginnings in 1847 until 2006 just prior to merger with Shaarey Zedek to form Temple Beth Tzedek in 2008.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Temple Beth Israel (Niagara Falls, N.Y.) Records, 1880-2011

emple Beth Israel (Niagara Falls, N.Y.) documenting aspects of Jewish community in Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs and newspaper clippings.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Temple Beth Shalom, Elma, New York Papers, 1979-1997

Papers documenting aspects of Temple Beth Shalom, Elma, NY based at Camp Centerland, Elma, NY.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Temple Beth Zion Records, 1864-2008

Organizational papers documenting the religious and community activities of Temple Beth Zion synagogue. Includes photographs, ledgers, scrapbooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, flyers, certificates, architectural drawings and special format or oversize materials dating from 1864 to 2008. Includes materials created by auxiliaries, religious school, leadership, administration and clergy.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives, Digital Collections

Tetewsky (Gloria) Papers, 1980-2001

Personal papers documenting volunteer activities of Gloria Tetewsky within three Jewish organizations in Buffalo. Includes newspaper clippings, newsletters, flyers and invitations relating to her volunteer service for Kehilat Shalom, Hadassah and Chabad House of Buffalo.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Thorn (Katherine) Papers, 1940-1969

Professional papers pertaining primarily to Thorn's work on speech disorders at the Speech Clinic and in the Department of Speech Communication. Collection includes tape recordings of speech disorders used for class instruction and Thorn's papers as a member of the Committee on the Evaluation of the Student Constitution at the University of Buffalo.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Tobol (Amy Ruth) Papers, 1974-1994

The collection contains material related to Amy Ruth Tobol's academic and extracurricular pursuits at the State University of New York at Buffalo, including extensive involvement in the Anti-Rape Task Force and the Women's Studies Program. Also included are papers which reflect Tobol's positions within the National Lawyers Guild including extensive documentation on her participation in the 12th World Festival of Youth Students (Moscow, 1985).

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Touster (Saul) Papers, 1960s

Correspondence, notes, minutes, and clippings regarding work on various University at Buffalo committees, including Fenton Lectures Committee (1965-1967); Faculty Senate Committees (1964-1968); and the Faculty Advisory Committee on Presidential Selection, (1965-1966). Also, papers as chairman of the Schools Committee - Parkside Community Association (1961-1968) regarding integration of Buffalo Schools -- especially PS 54; and the Lenhoff Memorial edited by Touster in honor of a former professor at the University at Buffalo School of Law (1965-1968).

NOTE: Some of these records are restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Travis (Stanley D.) Papers, 1932-1967

Concerns theatre at UB, including minutes, Blue Masquers, programs, tickets, photos, clippings, corresondence,and recordings of plays on the radio.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Student Life, Ephemera, UB

Twentieth Century Political and Social Pamphlets Collection, 1883-1986 (1935-1970 bulk)

A collection of twentieth century political and social pamphlets issued in the United States, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, China, and elsewhere; includes 28 pamphlets illustrating life in the Soviet Union designed for distribution at the Soviet World of Tomorrow pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair.

Topics: Social Activism

UB Alumni Publications, 1926-1962

The Alumni Association of the University of Buffalo was established in 1926 and began a quarterly publication for graduates of all divisions of the university. This was the first publication for alumni issued by the university. The Alumni News of University of Buffalo was followed by University of Buffalo News, University of Buffalo Alumni Council Bulletin, and University of Buffalo Alumni Bulletin communicated news about the university and its alumni from 1926 until the private University of Buffalo merged into the State University of New York.

Topics: Publications, UB, Digital Collections

UB Biographical Database

University Archives maintains files on many UB faculty, staff, and others associated with the university.  Materials contained in each file varies, but can include portraits, clippings, obituaries, publications, and/or curriculum vitae.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, Photographs, UB, University History Resources

UB Finding Aids

This database provides access to finding aids for institutional and manuscript collections in University Archives. Finding aids include information on the the contents of a collection such as size, arrangement, and an inventory of materials.

Note: The database does not represent all archival collections; additional collections are described in the University Libraries Catalog.

Topics: University History Resources

UB Salary Information

The State University of New York at Buffalo Salary Roster is available for inspection in the University Archives during regular business hours (Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

The Salary Roster is compiled by the UB Department of Human Resource Services and updated annually, late in the calendar year.

Salaries are included for all state salaried positions including graduate and teaching assistants (GAs and TAs). Non-State funded positions and student assistants are not included.

The Salary Roster is arranged alphabetically by employee name. Appointment type and department affiliation are provided.

Photocopying of the Salary Roster is not permitted.

Salary information is not provided over the telephone or via e-mail inquiry.

Topics: University History Resources

UB Sports History Database

This collection covers the early years of University at Buffalo athletics. The collection will continue to grow in phases and will eventually encompass all UB intercollegiate sports teams (both men’s and women’s) from their beginnings to the present day.

Topics: Sports, UB, University History Resources, Digital Collections

UB Today Article on Campus Unrest and Reader Reaction, 1968-2005

Copies of UB Today article on campus unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1970 and artifacts and written recollections provided by alumni who were students at the university during the period of unrest.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Uncrowned Queens Digital Oral History Project, 2004

Oral histories of Georgia Burnette, Gwendolyn Greene, Thelma Hardiman, Eva Noles, Garnet Hicks Wallace conducted by Peggy Brook-Bertram and Barbara Seals Nevergold of the Uncrowned Queens Institute for Research and Education on Women, Inc

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism, Women's History in WNY, Oral History

Undergraduate Research Council Records, 1967-1973

The Undergraduate Research Council is a special committee of the Student Association which funds undergraduate research projects. Records of grant recipients; may include applications; budgets; correspondence; and research reports.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

University Archives Oral History Collection, 1968-1993 [bulk 1978-1979]

The University Archives Oral History collection contains taped interviews with members of the University at Buffalo community, and the paper records associated with each interview. Those interviewed include administrators, alumni, faculty, staff, and UB Council members. Although covering some 25 years, the bulk of the collection consists of interviews conducted in 1978-1979. The interviews offer a wide range of topics and offers personal insight into University history by those that lived it. A majority of the interviews were conducted by part-time University Archives staff members Jenny Peterzell and Brenda Shelton. Other interviewers include then Head Archivist Shonnie Finnegan and Josephine Capuana.

Topics: Audio/Visual collections, Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of, Oral History, Digital Collections

University Archives Record Groups

Institutional collections are arranged by record group (RG) number.  Record groups reflect the office of origin, format, or function of the collection.  For example, collections relating to the School of Management are found in RG 27. 

Most record groups have additional assinged subgroups for particular types of records, such as publications, individual offices, faculty papers, etc.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB, University History Resources

University Communications Photo Database, 1980-2008

A portion of the University Communications Photo Database is maintained by University Archives.  Currently, photographs from 1980 to 2008 are available to search and download for personal, research use only.

For redistribution and publishing requests, contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Photographs, UB

Vall (Mark van de) Papers, 1948-1987

Manuscript for Labor Organizations: a macro-and micro-sociological analysis on a comparative basis published in 1970. Collection includes typescript of published book with author's and publisher's corrections.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Vietnamese Immigration Collection, 1975-1976

The Vietnamese Immigration Collection documents the experience of Vietnamese nationals who left their country during the collapse of the South Vietnamese government in April 1975, and were subsequently resettled in the United States.

Topics: Oral History

Weinberg Campus Women's League and Forerunners Records, 1910-2004

Materials documenting aspects of the work and history of the Rosa Coplon Jewish Home and Infirmary and Weinberg Campus Women’s League.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Weinstein (Herman) Personal Papers, 1966-2005 (bulk 1966-1982)

Organizational and personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish War Veterans, Post 25 and the role of Herman Weinstein. Materials include minutes, newsletters, programs, financial statements, clippings, photographs and material culture.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Weiss (Elinor) Papers, 1984-2016

Description to come.Personal papers documenting aspects of activism in Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs, speeches, research notes, testimonies and newspaper clippings relating to environmental issues, education, and Israel Advocacy.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Welch (Claude E.) Papers, 1968-1981

Papers include correspondence and other papers concerning a proposed study of youth attitudes, a proposal to the Ford Foundation relating to the early development of the Council on International Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and papers on an interdisciplinary seminar on Africa.

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Westwood Country Club Records, 1945-1995

Collection of Westwood Country Club, 1945-1995, includes minutes, resolutions, correspondence, annual reports, scrapbooks and photographs relating to the administrative and leisure activities of the Country Club.

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

White (Marian E.) Additional Papers, 1960-1975

Additional papers of Marian E. White concerning her research, teaching and participation in departmental activities in the Department of Anthropology. Materials include research proposals, documentation of salvage efforts, and course materials such as copies of exams, syllabi, and student evaluation. This collection supplements 22/9F/422, Marian E. White Papers.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

White (Marian E.) Papers, 1934-1975

The collection contains drafts of papers and articles as well as other materials relating to Marian White's work on the prehistory and ethnohistory of the Iroquois and other Native American groups in New York State. Also included are detailed course notes from graduate work at the University of Michigan and personal memorabilia.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Woman's Investigating Club, Buffalo, N.Y., 1893-1910

Collection of the club's constitution and bylaws, annual calendars, reading lists, histories, and miscellaneous items.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Women's Honor Societies Scrapbooks, 1924-1964

Scrapbooks kept by Jeanette Scudder, Dean of Women, including Cap and Gown (1924-1964); and Alpha Lambda Delta (1958).

This collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Student Life

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Buffalo Branch, Records, 1960-1973

Included are minutes, newsletters, subject and background files, correspondence, and scrapbooks that reflect the internal and external activities of the branch and the activities of the US section, branch legislative files which consist of correspondence, newsletters, legislative reports, memoranda, pamphlets, and other materials, pertaining to local and national policy positions of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and actions taken by the Buffalo Branch to influence legislation and to support the general cause of peace and international understanding, items sent to local legislative chairmen by the national office of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, correspondence with congress people and the news media, information on workshops and lectures sponsored by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, as well as curriculum materials for grade school children explaining the role of the United Nations in world peace.

Topics: Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Women's Work: A Tribute to the Women Who Make UB Work

This website was created as part of the Women's Work exhibition held in University Archives in 2004, which focused on the achievements and contributions of women faculty, staff, and administration to the University at Buffalo over the past 100 years.

The website includes all of the biographies of the 80+ women selected for the exhibit, samples from oral histories with some of the women, and examples of UB women's work: programs for and reviews of Sylvia Dimiziani's concerts, Susan Howe's poetry, a short movie directed by Meg Knowles, clips of Virginia Leary speaking at a teach-in, and a radio interview with Helen Lyman among others.

Topics: University History Resources, Women’s History in WNY, Digital Collections, Digital Collections, University History Resources, Women's History in WNY

Woodburn (Henry Milton) Papers, 1925-1974

Include materials on research, lecture notes, reports, theses and dissertations by his students, correspondence, university and state committees.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Wright (Frank Lloyd) - Darwin D. Martin Papers, circa 1888-1979

Correspondence between Darwin D. Martin of Buffalo, New York and architect Frank Lloyd Wright, concerning the Wright designed homes for the Martin family.

Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd

Wright (Lydia T.) Papers, 1883-1968

The collection contains research material on school integration including press clippings, speeches, and correspondence related to efforts to integrate the school system of Buffalo, New York as well as other civil rights issues including the 1963 March on Washington. Collection also includes personal memorabilia and family papers.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education, History of, Social Activism, Women's History in WNY

Yeracaris (Constantine A.) Hospital Study Collection, circa 1960-1966

Collection contains papers relating to the Grosof, Gross, and Yeracaris hospital study later compiled into Social Causes of Labor Turnover in Modern Hospitals, published by the University of Buffalo Department of Sociology in 1966. Papers include drafts, projects, general background, correspondence, hospital surveys, interviews, statistics, demographic and census data. Hospitals examined include Beth-El, Buffalo General, Millard Fillmore, Our Lady of Victory and South Buffalo Mercy.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted (collection is unprocessed).  This collection is stored off-site.  Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days' notice prior to your visit. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu.

Topics: Faculty/Staff, UB

Zakalik (Karen L.) Papers, 1996-1998

Papers documenting aspects of special activities held within the Jewish community in observation of community milestones and other organizational activities, as well as programs featuring prominent individuals originally from Buffalo.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Zeckhauser (J. Milton and Amy) Papers, circa 1892-2006 (bulk 1950-1989)

Personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish community life in Buffalo through the activities of both J. Milton and Amy Zeckhauser. Materials includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to the Westwood Country Club, Temple Beth Zion, Israel Expo, Brandeis University National Women Committee, National Council of Jewish Women, Jewish Federation of Buffalo, and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo among others.

Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives

Zonta International District IV Records, 1975-2008

This collection documents the activities of Zonta International District IV. The records consist mainly of minutes, reports, club newsletters, event flyers, and memorabilia. District and club history is documented through scrapbooks and written histories, as well as through video cassette recordings of events.

Topics: Women’s History in WNY

Zonta International Historical Records, 1919-1944

The historical records of Zonta International, a professional women's executive club, document the organization's activities between 1919 and 1944.

Topics: Women’s History in WNY

Zonta International Publications, 1917-2010

Publications of Zonta International and its Buffalo Chapter including the Zontian (1920-2010) and Zontafax (1920-2010).

Topics: Women’s History in WNY

Zonta International, Club of Buffalo Records, 1930-2008

This collection documents the activities of the Buffalo chapter of Zonta International, a professional women's executive club. The records consist mainly of minutes, committee reports, financial and membership records, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia.

Topics: Women’s History in WNY