Lockwood, Thomas B.
Thomas B. Lockwood (1873-1947) was a Buffalo attorney who served on the University Council for 28 years. A legendary book lover, he amassed what was known as the finest collection of rare books, first editions and manuscripts in the region. The Lockwood family generously contributed $400,000 toward the construction of the original Lockwood Library (now known as Abbott Hall). The Lockwood Memorial Library name was placed on the new library in recognition of the original endowment.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medals
Four Chancellor's medals presented in 1925 (Charles Henry Brent), 1942 (Thomas B. Lockwood), 1951 (Samuel P. Capen), and 1971 (Alfred H. Kirchhofer).
Thomas B. Lockwood Antiquarian Book Catalog collection
Antiquarian book catalogs collected by Thomas B. Lockwood and the University Libraries, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
Thomas B. Lockwood Book Collecting records
Notebooks and card file maintained by Thomas B. Lockwood.
Thomas B. Lockwood papers
The collection contains letters, photographs and clippings, pertaining to the dedication of Lockwood Memorial Library and the production of a catalog for the occasion. The collection also includes Lockwood family memorabilia consisting of scrapbooks, diaries, guestbooks, correspondence, photographs, programs and menus.
- Private libraries -- New York (State) -- Buffalo 3
- First Editions -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- Archives 2
- Rare books -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- Archives 2
- Autographs (manuscripts) 1
- Book catalogs 1
- Clippings (information artifacts) 1
- Correspondence 1
- Diaries 1
- First editions -- Bibliography 1
- Invitations 1
- Medals 1
- Menus 1
- Photographs 1
- Rare books -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- Bibliography -- Catalogs 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Signatures (names) 1
- Speeches (documents) 1
- Visitors' books 1 + ∧ less