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Park, Julian, 1888-1965


Biographical Note

The son of Dr. Roswell Park, Julian Park was born in 1888. After graduating from Williams College and studying at the Universite de Paris, Julian Park joined the faculty of the University of Buffalo in 1913. He wrote a history of the the University of Buffalo in 1917 and in 1919 was named the first dean of the College of Art Sciences, a position he held until his retirement in 1954. Park published a biography of Samuel Capen in 1957 and spent many years writing an updated history of the university, portions of which were published prior to his death in 1965.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Committee on University Lectures minute book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2-1-2
Abstract Minute book, course leaflets, and invitation from the University of Buffalo's Associated Alumni Committees for planning the establishment of a School of Arts and Sciences.

Julian Park papers

 Collection — Box: 1-11, MC 4.13
Identifier: 15-2-119
Overview Papers of Julian Park, the first dean of Arts and Sciences (1919-1954) and the University's first Historian (1959-1965). Collection includes historical documents concerning the inception and early history of the University which Park used as research for his publication, History of the University of Buffalo (1917). Also includes an unpublished manuscript for a subsequent history of the University; typewritten memoir; scrapbooks regarding his father, Roswell Park and the University of Buffalo...