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Martin Meyerson printed material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 4-10-26

Scope and Contents

Small collection of printed material for the inauguration of University at Buffalo President Martin Meyerson. Also includes Selective Service Referendum and Prospectus for an Academic Plan.


  • 1966-1968

Terms of Access and Use

Martin Meyerson printed material is 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 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.

Biographical Note

Martin Meyerson, whose academic background was in environmental design and urban planning, became the University's tenth President in 1966. Previously, he was professor of urban development and dean of the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley. He served as Interim Chancellor for UC Berkeley from January to July, 1965 at the height of their campus controversy concerning student rights and privileges. During his tenure at Buffalo, this campus saw a similar period of student unrest. Meyerson's presidency was noted for academic innovation in the period of rapid growth as the plans were laid and ground was broken for a new campus in Amherst, N. Y. When he officially left the University in 1970, he became president of the University of Pennsylvania, serving that school until 1981.


.4 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Small collection of printed material for the inauguration of University at Buffalo President Martin Meyerson. Also includes master plans, clippings, and articles of the era.


Original order maintained; material is foldered by subject.

Acquisition Information

The Martin Meyerson printed material was transferred to University Archives by the Office of University Affairs, in August 1967.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff, date unrecorded; finding aid encoded by Amy Vilz, May 2019.


Finding Aid for the Martin Meyerson printed material
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff
30 May 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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