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Holiday Tips from Hollywood Starlets

Lucille Ball, Edwards Beauty Salons brochure, 1939.

Lucille Ball, Edwards Beauty Salons brochure, 1939.

Tucked in a folder in the Thomas B. Lockwood papers is this 1939 advertising brochure for Edwards Beauty Salons.  Featuring many of the most famous Hollywood actresses of the era, including Claudette Colbert, Greer Garson, and Norma Shearer, the brochure gives advice on makeup and “hairdress” for the holiday season.

Source: Thomas B. Lockwood papers, MS 11, 3.8, University Archives.

Change in Hours on December 4th

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To accommodate event scheduling, University Archives will close at 3:00 on Thursday, December 4.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please contact lib-archives@buffalo.edu if you have any questions or concerns.
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Veterans and Armed Forces Digital Collection Now Online

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Air_Force_ROTC_and_Angel_FlightWe are pleased to announce a new digital collection, Veterans and the Armed Forces. This collection was curated by Sarah Pinard and made possible due to the efforts of Scott Hollander, Stacy Person, and graduate student Joseph Patton. The Office of Veterans Services generously provided access to recent photographs of the University at Buffalo’s annual Veterans Day Celebration.

 

Veterans and the Armed Force Digital Collection:

http://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/LIB-UA019

This collection features select materials from the University Archives relating to UB, student veterans, the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, and efforts undertaken by the University in response to wars and conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries. Documentation includes photographs, manuscripts, posters and brochures chosen from various collections donated to the Archives by members of the Western New York and campus community, faculty, academic departments and the Office of the President.

Congratulations Joe Patton!

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It is with great pleasure that we announce University Archives graduate assistant Joseph Patton was awarded the A. Benjamin and Helen Ravin Scholarship!  This scholarship derives from an endowed fund administered by the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University at Buffalo.  Criteria includes

  • academic excellence
  • dedication to the information and library studies field as shown through work experience

Joe has worked in University Archives since October 2013 and has contributed to many of our initiatives in the past year, including the creation of digital collections and curating the successful Prominent Visitors exhibit in Special Collections.  Links to some of Joe’s outstanding work are below.  Congratulations Joe!

 

Change in Hours on October 23

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To accommodate event scheduling, the University Archives will close at 3:00 on Thursday, October 23.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact lib-archives@buffalo.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

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