Campus Unrest at the University at Buffalo Collection (State University of New York at Buffalo)
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:
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Professor Bruce Jackson's collection documenting the University of Buffalo campus unrest of 1969 and 1970. Includes minutes, reports, newspapers, student papers on press coverage and community response, WBFO radio reports, television news broadcasts and "UB Disorders" audiotapes.
Collection of materials from Charles Keil, ethnomusicologist and professor of American Studies. Includes his teachings, publications, political activism, resource material, and his work in the University at Buffalo American Studies, Music, and Anthropology departments.
Papers of student activist Paul Krehbiel, concerning his involvement in and exposure to the Student unrest of the late 1960s-1970 at the University at Buffalo. The bulk of the material is dated from circa 1968-1970, except Krehbiel’s later organizational interests, which dates from 2000.
The records of the Military and Draft Counseling Center of Buffalo reflect the center's efforts from 1968 to 1978 to counsel area men and service people about their rights and options regarding the Selective Service System and the military.
This collection consists of periodicals issued between 1963 and 2000 with most of the material dated prior to 1990, including non-periodical material arranged by issuing organization. Topics covered include draft resistance and conscientious objectors during the Vietnamese Conflict, civil rights, the peace movement, disarmament, the women's movement, student unrest, and the labor movement.
The papers of Elwin H. Powell (1925-2001), activist and sociology professor at the University at Buffalo. Collection includes extensive research and writings concerning political events in the UB and Buffalo communities.
Color 35 mm slides of the South (Main Street) campus. Also includes black and white negatives, and a small number of images of North (Amherst) campus under construction.
Collection contains material Richard Siggelkow kept while researching for his book, Dissent and Disruption: A University Under Siege, Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1991. Also included are personal correspondence, essays, and clippings regarding his role as Dean of Students later Vice President for Student Affairs.
Two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to campus unrest at the University at Buffalo in 1970. Volume 1 consists of Buffalo Courier Express clippings, dated February 26 to April 15, 1970. Volume 2 contains Buffalo Evening News clippings, February 26 to April 16, 1970. Topics include Buffalo police on campus, ROTC protests, establishment of experimental colleges, and Acting President Dr. Peter F. Regan.
Copies of UB Today article on campus unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1970 and artifacts and written recollections provided by alumni who were students at the university during the period of unrest.
- Student protestors -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 12
- Clippings (information artifacts) 7
- Student movements -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 7
- Student strikes -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 7
- Academic freedom -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 5
- Campus violence -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 5
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft registers -- United States 5
- Correspondence 4
- Student movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Buffalo -- 20th century -- Sources 4
- Student unions -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 4
- Student-administrator relationships -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 4
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 4
- Fliers (printed matter) 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- Riots -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 3
- Students -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- Political activity 3
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Public opinion -- United States 3
- Buffalo (N.Y.) -- Politics and government 2
- Buttons (information artifacts) 2
- College students -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- Political activity 2 + ∧ less