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Environmental Issues in Western New York Collection (State University of New York at Buffalo)

 Organization

Historical Note

University Archives has several areas of collecting focus. One of these is the Environmental Issues in Western New York Collection. The foundation of these holdings is made up of materials relating to the Love Canal environmental disaster in Niagara Falls, New York.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Ecumenical Task Force of the Niagara Frontier records

 Collection — Box: 1-195, 196+-197+, 198-202, MC 4.12
Identifier: MS 65
Overview The records of the Ecumenical Task Force of the Niagara Frontier (ETF) document the organizing of a unified grassroots response to Love Canal, one of the nation's most significant environmental disasters. Records include administrative documents, correspondence, subject files, extensive resource libraries, habitability/environmental studies, litigation, and documentation on other local toxic waste sites.

Environmental Clearing House Organization (ECHO) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 47
Overview Established in 1970 as an environmental information center primarily for the Western New York area, the Environmental Clearing House Organization collection was housed at the Buffalo Museum of Science and the Science and Engineering Library before being transferred to the University Archives in 1984. Included are newsletters, project files, correspondence, administrative records, and an extensive number of clippings. In 1979 the ECHO files were incorporated with those of the Environment and...

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.

Joan Bozer papers

 Collection — Box: 1-36+
Identifier: MS 231
Overview Personal and professional papers of former Erie County Legislator Joan Bozer. Includes papers from various projects Bozer worked on throughout her career.

Adeline Levine Love Canal research materials (Part I)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 22/3F/634
Overview Materials collected by Dr. Adeline Levine, Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo, for her book Love Canal: Science, Politics and People, published by Lexington Books in 1982. This collection includes a copy of the Quit Claim Deed, dated April 28, 1953, in which land was transferred from Hooker Electrochemical to the Niagara Falls Board of Education for the sum of $1.

Adeline Levine Love Canal research materials (Part II)

 Collection — Box: 1-12
Identifier: 22/3F/1113
Overview Materials collected by Dr. Adeline Gordon Levine, Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo, for her research on Love Canal; specifically research on the environmental studies of the area later published in her monograph.

Adeline Levine papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 22/3F/1289
Overview Papers related to the career of Dr. Adeline Levine (1925-2015), Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo. Includes correspondence, writings, teaching and research material, and documentation of professional involvement with the Pro-Choice Network of Western New York.

Adeline Levine Love Canal research materials (Part III)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 22/3F/1290
Overview Research material, including field notes, audio interviews, transcripts, and correspondence related to Adeline Levine's research with residents of the Love Canal neighborhood of Niagara Falls, New York, who were affected by the man-made environmental disaster.

Love Canal Area Revitalization Agency records

 Collection — Box: 1-19, MC 4.12, MC 4.13
Identifier: MS 74
Overview Selected records and documents of and relating to the Love Canal Area Revitalization Agency (LCARA).

Love Canal Repository Grant records

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: MS 89
Overview Kathleen DeLaney's records pertaining to the grant funded by the Niagara County Environmental Fund in 2000 to collect information on area institution's historic Love Canal disaster area document collections.