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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 Collection includes historical documents concerning the inception and early history of the University which Park used as research for his publication, History of the University of Buffalo (1917). Also includes an unpublished manuscript for a subsequent history of the University; typewritten memoir; scrapbooks regarding his father, Roswell Park and the University of Buffalo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