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Papers donated by Newton Garver, as Executive Secretary, 1963-1968

Identifier: Series I

Scope and Contents

During the years 1963-1967, the Citizens' Council on Human Relations was organized and began to involve itself in the struggle to end discrimination in Buffalo. The organization files reflect this birth and the internal workings of the organization. Files on related organizations show the Citizens' Council on Human Relations' efforts to co-operate and work with other community action groups of Western New York. The files of the education, employment, and housing committees, with the corresponding news clippings, document the actions and issues the Citizens' Council on Human Relations participated in, particularly the Woodlawn Junior High School controversy.


  • 1963-1968


Terms of Access

The Citizens' Council on Human Relations Records are open for research.


From the Collection: 10.43 Linear Feet (24 manuscript boxes, 2 half manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials



Files are arranged by subject and then filed chronologically.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
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