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William R. Greiner Kente graduation stoles, 1991-2003

 Series — Folder: 1
Identifier: 4/13/1249

Scope and Contents

Three Kente stoles. One includes lettering “UB Graduate.” These stoles were worn by President William R. Greiner within the timeframe 1991-2003.


  • 1991-2003


Terms of Access and Use

William R. Greiner Kente graduation stoles are open for research.


Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and [University Archives or Poetry Collection] before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Historical Note

Kente is a type of silk and cotton fabric made of interwoven cloth strips and is native to the Akan people of Ghana. Kente stoles can be worn with academic regalia.


.1 Linear Feet (1 expandable folder)

Language of Materials



Three Kente graduation stoles worn by President William R. Greiner within the period 1991-2003. Greiner was the 13th president of the State University of New York at Buffalo.


Collection is three items.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The William R. Greiner Kente graduation stoles were transferred to University Archives by the Office of the President in June 2011 and July 2013.


No accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by John Edens, June 2011; finding aid encoded by Amy Vilz, June 2019.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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