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Campus Unrest at the University at Buffalo Collection (State University of New York at Buffalo)

 Organization

Historical Note

University Archives has several areas of collecting focus. One of these is the Campus Unrest at the University at Buffalo Collection. The bulk of the holdings is made up of materials relating to campus unrest at UB in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and includes the occupation of the university by city of Buffalo police, the arrest of 45 faculty members, censorship of the Spectrum student newspaper, strikes, and protests. Also included are collections covering student activism across the United States and internationally.
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Philip G. Altbach Student Movement collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 33
Scope and Contents Printed materials, including leaflets, position papers, newsletters, reports and other items concerning student movements in India, circa 1935 to 1965, international student organizations, circa 1948 to 1971, and student movements in the United States, circa 1960 to 1969.A third section of Altbach's papers concerns student activism in the United States, circa 1960 to 1969, particularly the rise of New Left organizations such as Students for a Democratic Society. Some of the...

Alternative Press collection

 Collection — Box: 1-17
Identifier: MS 73
Overview A collection of local and national news sources related to labor, anti-war, student unrest, and free speech issues spanning the years 1969-1992. Publications were collected by Richard Lipsitz, Jr., president of the Western New York Area Labor Federation.

American Association of University Professors, Buffalo Chapter Secretary's files

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 3/1/1217
Overview Collection contains files of Marchand (Shonnie) Finnegan as Secretary & Vice President of the University of Buffalo Chapter, American Association of University Professors and it's Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, mainly concerning the period of campus unrest, 1969-1971 and the arrest of the 45 faculty members during student protests in the Spring of 1970. Also included are some faculty grievance files and publications from the national association.

Campus Unrest: Individual Collections records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3/5/974
Overview An open collection of donated materials and recollections relating to the period of campus unrest at the University at Buffalo (1969-1971).

Campus Unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3/5/33
Overview This collection contains materials related to campus unrest at the University at Buffalo, 1965-1990. 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."

Campus Unrest Clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3/5/825
Overview 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.

Campus Unrest: Research conducted by Dean G. Pruitt and James Gahagan, Psychology Department

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3/5/897
Overview 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.

Graduate Student Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 9/1/64
Abstract Records of the Graduate Student Association of the State University of New York at Buffalo, from 1963 to 1970, including correspondence, financial records, reports, Executive Council minutes, and other materials.

Fred F. Harcleroad Student Unrest collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: MS 46
Overview Collection contains materials collected by Dr. Fred F. Harcleroad on student unrest in colleges and universities during the 1960s and early 1970s concerning the attitudes of the public and students during the unrest period on racial riots, university and high school governance, students' academic freedom and their role in university administration, the Vietnam War and political issues during the Nixon administration. Included are newspaper clippings, magazines U.S. News and World Report,...

Charles Haynie papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 34/9/1071
Overview Collection includes Haynie's correspondence, teaching files, publications, and information on political, social, and environmental activism.