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Buffalo, 1960-1994

Identifier: Subseries B

Scope and Contents

This subseries is divided into six sections. Libraries contains information about local library funding and budget cuts. People's Party was a new political party Powell began in reaction to the mainstream two-party system. The People's Party disseminated news and information via leaflets or flyers. The Phoenix Video Project was a non-profit organization engaged in using video technology to document cultural events or cultural concerns. Research for Justice was a non-profit organization engaged in police brutality and human rights issues. Powell was the head of the Buffalo chapter of SANE (The Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy) during the early 1960's. Tom Paine Project was a collaborative venture to write a political play about the revolutionary hero.


  • 1960-1994


Terms of Access

The bulk of the Elwin H. Powell papers, 1960-2001, is open for research.


Student work is restricted. Please see the Archivist for details.


From the Collection: 40 Linear Feet (95 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials



Arranged alphabetically by cause/event.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
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