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WBFO station records

WBFO-FM 88.7, UB’s National Public Radio affiliate, first broadcast on Jan. 6, 1959, staffed by student volunteers. Later, another group of students established an FM radio station, with an FM license for broadcasting at 80.7 megacycles and continued as a student run activity with a student Program Manager until 2011, when UB sold WBFO to Western New York Public Broadcasting Association. The collection contains production and administrative files related to the operation of WBFO.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Student Life, University History Resources

Weber (Pete) University at Buffalo Play by Play collection, 1991-1995

Sound recordings from Pete Weber's sportscasting career.

Topics: Digital Collections, Audio/Visual collections, Sports

Weil (Dr. Abram Lincoln) papers, 1887-1974

The bulk of the collection is surrogate court records (1942) and estate correspondence regarding Dr. Abram L. Weil, collected by his brother Walter Weil, executor of Abram's will.

Also included is the will (1974) of Isador J. Warner (of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), and certificates (1891-1892) about Nathan Friedenberg (of Suspension Bridge Village, Niagara County).

Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives

Weil (Jean Ertell) memorabilia, 1938-1939

Jean Ertell Weil memorabilia, 1938-1939, includes ephemera from Ms. Ertell Weil’s time at the University at Buffalo as a student.

Topics: Student Life, Ephemera

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

Weiss (Irving J.) and Fiedler (Leslie A.) correspondence, 1955-1980

8 pieces of correspondence between SUNY New Paltz professor, Irving J. Weiss and University at Buffalo professor, Leslie A. Fiedler, 1955-1980.

Topics: UB People

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.

Topics: UB People

Welch (Claude E.), Jr. papers, 1940-2023 (bulk dates 1961-2016)

This collection documents the professional work of Dr. Claude E. Welch, Jr., SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, whose career at the University at Buffalo spanned nearly six decades. Dr. Welch's pioneering research in human rights, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil-military relations, and political transitions, especially in Africa, are well documented throughout this collection.

Topics: Digital Collections, Audio/Visual collections, Photographs, UB People, University History Resources

Western New York Vietnamese Community Oral History Project collection

Sound recordings of interviews of Western New York Vietnamese community members.

Topics: Buffalo and WNY History

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: UB People

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: UB People

Willis (Jane Railton) papers, 1959-1960

Four photographs of the exterior of Hayes Hall on the campus of the University of Buffalo. Five additional photographs of other area sites. Photographs taken by Jane Railton (later Willis).

Topics: Student Life, Photographs

Winans (John Gibson) papers, 1930-1982 (bulk 1940-1953)

The John Gibson Winans papers, 1930-1982 (bulk 1940-1953) contains the personal and professional papers of J. Gibson Winans, mainly from his affiliation with the University of Wisconsin and Sylvania Electric Products Inc. Included in the collection are correspondence pertaining to professional activities such as conferences and research, as well as early indications of Winans' eventual involvement in politics (including a letter from Senator Joseph McCarthy). Research reports, notes on physics and other topics, teaching materials, documents related to Winans' publication history, and other miscellaneous items make up of the rest of the collection.

Topics: UB People

Winegar (Robert J.) photograph collection, 1933-1934

Photographs taken for the 1934 Buffalonian yearbook.

Topics: Photographs, Student Life

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 Club Newsletter, 1967-present

Issues of the University at Buffalo Women's Club Newsletter.

Topics: Digital Collections, Publications, Women's History in WNY

Women's Club of the State University of New York at Buffalo Relief Project records

Records, 1946-1949, of the Relief Project undertaken by the Women's Club of the University of Buffalo, to aid families of university professors in Germany, Austria, France, England, the Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and other countries devastated during World War II. The records include correspondences, photographs, financial records, newspaper clippings, and other items.

Topics: 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).

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 Studies College records, 1971-1987

Materials related to the Women's Studies College from 1971-1987 at the State University of New York at Buffalo, including correspondence, petitions, charter drafts, and other materials.

Topics: Education History, 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.

Topics: UB People

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 (Frank Lloyd) Major periodical articles, circa 1930s-1980s

A collection of major periodicals featuring articles about architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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, Social Activism, Women's History in WNY