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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.

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

Campaign for UB, Generation to Generation printed material, 1998-2003

Print and audiovisual materials from the 2000 Campaign for UB.

Topics: University History Resources, Digital Collections

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, University History Resources

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 include academic freedom, draft resistance during the Vietnamese Conflict, and employer recruitment on campus by governmental and private sector entities.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Campus Unrest Images by Gary Friend, 1970

These images depict scenes from the violent student protests and demonstrations which occurred on the University at Buffalo South Campus in 1970.  The images on this CD-ROM originally appeared in UB today, v. 23, no. 2 (Winter 2005).  The second disc includes a statement of responsibility: "By Gary Friend and Joe Parise."  Also included in the collection are sheets that contain prints of the images.

Topics: Campus Unrest, University History Resources, Audio/Visual collections

Campus Unrest Oral History Interviews, 1967

Audio tape interviews.

Topics: Campus Unrest, Digital Collections

Campus Unrest: Individual Collections Records, 1969-2004

An open collection of donated materials and recollections from former students, faculty, administration and community members regarding the period of campus unrest at the University at Buffalo, 1969-1971.

Topics: Campus Unrest

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.

The bulk of the Campus Unrest collection is open for research. According to the terms agreed upon at the time of each interview, Post-crisis interviews in Accession 2019-027 series are closed until after the death of the interviewee.

Topics: Campus Unrest

Canadian-American Studies Committee records, 1932-2011

Collection contains analog and digital reports of the Canadian-American Studies Committee concerning the Canadian Studies Program Enhancement Grant and the growth and interest of the study of Canada at the University at Buffalo, particularly through the development of the Canadian-American Studies Committee, the Canadian Studies Academic Program, the Canada-United States Trade Center, and the Canada-United States Legal Studies Center, 2002-2011. Thiscollection also includes a copy of the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. IV, No. 5, from May 1932.

Topics: University History Resources

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.) Hoods, Honorary Degrees, and Awards, 1922-1950

This collection contains the hoods, honorary degrees, and awards that Capen received during his career as an instructor at Clark College to his tenure as Chancellor of the University at Buffalo. In particular, the collection contains the University at Buffalo seal and the keys to Foster and Science Halls that he received on his inauguration to the University at Buffalo.

Topics: UB People, University History Resources

Capen (Samuel P.) Office of the President files on, 1922-1957

The Office of the President Files on Samuel P. Capen, 1922-1957 [bulk 1922], includes files containing biographical information on Chancellor Samuel P. Capen and the members of his family; also records concerning the inauguration of Capen in October 1922, as Chancellor of the University of Buffalo. Capen served from 1922 to 1950. The Dedication of Rotary Field and Foster Hall took place at the same time as the inauguration of Chancellor Capen. The collection includes news clippings, meeting minutes, event programs, invitations, speech transcripts, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia.

Topics: UB People, University History Resources

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, UB People

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

Centennial Celebration of the University of Buffalo collection, 1946

Records pertaining to the Centennial of the University of Buffalo, 1946, including clippings; scrapbook; photographs; correspondence; invitations; programs; committee reports, etc.

Topics: University History Resources

Center for International Conflict Studies papers, circa 1960s-1970s

Digital reproductions of materials related to the Center for International Conflict Studies including research notes, case studies, and working papers.

Topics: Social Activism

Center for the Arts grand opening festival album, 1994

Photograph album documenting the opening ceremony for the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts.

Topics: University History Resources, Photographs

Center for Theoretical Biology reports, 1965-1972

Printed annual reports of the Center for Theoretical Biology.

Topics: Education History

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

Chancellors and Presidents vertical file, 1924-2011

This vertical file is not comprehensive; it is comprised of ad hoc material collected over time by University Archives staff. Vertical files are often used by researchers as a "first stop" and serve as an orientation to the topic at hand.

The Chancellors and Presidents vertical file contains administrative histories regarding UB Chancellors and Presidents. Administrative histories are useful as they generally contain citations to other
sources, such as minutes, articles, etc., held in University Archives. In this instance, the administrative histories consist of copies of University bylaws relating to Chancellors and Presidents

This small vertical file does not include materials on each chancellor or president. It does include clippings on most chancellors/presidents; and most notably, a 1924 letter from the Buffalo Chief of Police to Chancellor Samuel Capen regarding fraternity initiation ceremonies; copies of addresses and speeches by T.R. McConnell, as well as a transcript of a 1979 interview conducted with Brenda K. Shelton; and documentation of President Satish Tripathi’s 2011 inauguration activities.

For papers of chancellors and presidents, see Record Group 4 subgroups (arranged by chancellor or president).

Topics: UB People

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).

Topics: UB People

Cipolla (Frank J.) Marching Band Collection, 1919-2020

Collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs concerning the UB Marching Band from 1919-2020, with the majority of materials dated 1961-1970 during Frank J. Cipolla’s time as Director of the UB Marching Band, (also known as Director of Bands). There are additional documents dated 2006 concerning Alumni Band Day, and a program and pin marking the UB Marching Band centennial in 2020. Of notable interest is Frank J. Cipolla’sBand Director uniform, 1961. The uniform includes the jacket, pants, aiguillettes (chords), cap, tie, white gloves, and a luggage tag. The collection also includes UB Marching Band logoed outdoor apparel.

Topics: UB People

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

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

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).

Topics: UB People

Coalition for Health and Welfare records, 1938, 1971-1990

The records of the Coalition for Health and Welfare of Buffalo and Erie County contain information from: local, state, and national social welfare organizations; correspondence with legislators on social welfare issues; testimonies from public hearings; grant applications for funding; and documentation on the Coalition itself (annual meetings, reports, by-laws, etc.).

Topics: Social Activism, Buffalo and WNY History

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.

Topics: UB People, 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: UB People

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: UB People

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.

Topics: UB People

College Chartering Committee records, 1974

Records concerning the chartering of the Colleges, 1974 as kept by Yoram Szekely, Executive Secretary of the College Chartering Committee.

Topics: University History Resources

College chartering documents, 1974-1975

Chartering documents concerning the Colleges, 1974-1975. Formats includes records, microfilm, and reels. The media recordings may not be available in the library at this time.

Topics: University History Resources

College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean annual files, 2001-2011

This collection consists of annual reports, departmental files, and subject files from the College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean.

Topics: Education History

Commencement programs, 1883-2022

Programs from University at Buffalo's various commencement ceremonies.

Topics: University History Resources, Digital Collections, Photographs

Committee on General Administration and Dean's Council legislation book, 1936-1962

Notebook contains resolutions of the Dean’s Council and Committee on General Administration, covering 1936 to 1962, when the University of Buffalo was a private institution and prior to the 1962 merger with the State University of New York. The majority of the resolutions are by the General Administration Committee. For researchers, this collection offers a good index to policy and policy changes between 1936 and 1962. Acts cover buildings and campus planning, academic divisions, fraternities, tuition, and all other aspects of University administrative policies.

Topics: University History Resources

Compass (The): newsletter from the Department of Geography, 2005-2019

Print and digital copies of the Department of Geography's newsletter.

Topics: Digital Collections, Publications

Conferences and Special Events (Office of): Special Events records, 1981-1998

Programs, invitations, brochures, and press coverage for events planned by the Office of Conferences and Special Events between the years 1981 and 1998.

Topics: UB History, Publications, Student Life

Confucius Institute collection, 2010-2022

The collection contains materials created and collected by the Confucius Institute chapter of the State University of New York at Buffalo (known as the University at Buffalo Confucius Institute or UBCI). Comprising physical and born-digital media, collection materials include documentation of events and activities, official publications issued by the Institute, awards, and signage.

Topics: University History Resources

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).

Topics: UB People

Construction Photographs 1952-1994 [1971-1994 bulk]

This collection consists of photographs of North and South Campus buildings and sites in various stages of construction.

Topics: Photographs, University History Resources

Conversations Regarding the Future of Architecture lp record, 1956

1956 recording of interviews with architects Ernest Kump, Gordon Bunshaft, Eero Saarinen, Philip Johnson, Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, and Richard J. Neutra, as collected and edited by John Peter.

Topics: Design Archives, Audio/Visual collections

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.

Topics: UB People

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

Corbett (Frank J.) papers, 1948-1997

The collection includes records from the Office of Urban Affairs, Program in Applied Public Affairs Studies, the School of Social Work, Niagara Frontier Association for Sickle Cell Diseases, African-American Family Gathering Program, and other community or government based organizations, and Panels that addressed African-American concerns and issues both at the University at Buffalo and in the larger Buffalo community.

Includes press
clippings, publications, correspondence, course materials, student records, speech transcripts, presentations, conference notes, research notes, department memos, community based organization by-laws, structure, and financial records. There are also University memos, awards, administrative records, and partnership records between various community based organizations and the University at Buffalo School of Social Work and Office of Urban Affairs.

Topics: UB People, Social Activism, Buffalo and WNY History

Cornell (Katharine) collection, 1890-1974

The Katharine Cornell collection, 1890-1974 contains materials about Cornell's life and legacy, collected by family and close friends. Includes clippings, articles, photographs, books, scrapbooks, and personal items formerly in Cornell's possession.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

Council Committee on Building and Grounds. Campus Buildings records, 1952-1959

Materials related to University at Buffalo campus construction between 1952 and 1959.

Topics: University History Resources

Course Catalogs, 1955-1997

The collection, Course Catalogs, 1955-1997, includes course catalogs, general advisement materials, course flyers, materials related to undergraduate degree minors and graduate school programs.

Topics: Publications, University History Resources, Student Life

Crawford (John E.) files on Graduate Student Employees Union, circa 1981-1985

Materials include newsletters, notes, correspondence, and clippings related to the Graduate Student Employees Union. A small amount of material concerns the UB Graduate Student Association.

Topics: Student Life, Social Activism, Education History