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Nagel (Hubert "Spike") scrapbook items, 1923-1952

Topics: Student Life, Photographs, Ephemera

Naroll (Raoul) Papers, 1941-1986

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

Topics: UB People

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science records

Contains the digital and paper records of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science at the University at Buffalo. Records include, clippings, publications, survey reports, bibliographies, training videos, workshop materials, and conference materials.

Topics: University History Resources

National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (NCEER) printed materials, 1985-1998

Printed materials by NCEER investigators using NCEER-sponsored research, newspaper clippings concerning NCEER and earthquake news, and media and information logs noting release and use of NCEER resources and information.

Topics: Ephemera

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.

Topics: Social Activism, Student Life

Navel (Jeanette Martin) photograph retirement album, 1922-1969

Jeanette Martin Navel served as Secretary to the Chancellors and Presidents of the University of Buffalo, and the State University of New York at Buffalo, from 1922 to her retirement in 1969 (Chancellor Capen to President Meyerson). This album was presented to her on her retirement, and includes photographs of the University and more than fifty letters from members of the University administration, faculty, and staff, containing recollections of “Miss Martin’s” almost fifty years of service.

Photographs mainly consist of University Chancellors and Presidents, both portraits and at University events. Letters from UB people contain information on the then private University of Buffalo, including details of daily life, etc. An itemized list of photographs and letter correspondents is available on request.

Topics: UB People, University History Resources

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

King spoke at Kleinhans 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.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education History, UB People

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

New York State Conservation Council records, circa 1980-1992

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

Niagara Frontier Chapter, American Civil Liberties Union, Records (1934-1978)

Materials related to the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and its predecessor the Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCL). The materials are dated from 1934-1978 and include correspondence, promotional materials, legal briefs, court records, memoranda, financial records, annual reports, and case files.

Content Warning

This collection may contain offensive, harmful, or misrepresentative creator-supplied language or imagery. The views and opinions expressed are those of the creator’s and do not reflect or represent the University Libraries. In keeping with archival best practice, this content has been retained to preserve the historical context of the records.

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

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: UB People

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

North and South Campus photographs collection

This collection consists of oversize aerial photographs of the North and South Campus as well as photographs of North Campus buildings and sites, some under construction. Also included are photographs of the Empire State Games.

Topics: Photographs, UB

Norton (Charles P.) speeches, 1905-1920

Two scrapbooks of speeches, 1905-07 (incomplete), with a few items up to 1920. Norton was Vice Chancellor of the University of Buffalo from 1905-1909, and Chancellor from 1909-1920. The main topic of the speeches, correspondence, and clippings in this collection is the “University Extension” movement of which he was the chief spokesperson during this period.

Also includes a speech on “The College Idea,” circa 1909-1910, and a photocopy
of a letter from Norton to Stanford University President David Starr Jordon, February 8, 1910, about the development of the University of Buffalo.

Topics: UB People, University History Resources

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, 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.

Topics: Student Life

Nursing (School of) curricula, 1932-1938, 1957

Includes records relating to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing; dietetics; anesthesia; and proposed class schedules.

Topics: Education History

Nursing (School of) records, 1960-2010

This collection consists of annual reports, self-studies, academic plans and other records from the School of Nursing.

Topics: Education history