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Information Services file on Martin Meyerson

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 4/10/400
Copies of University at Buffalo President Martin Meyerson's statements and speeches, news clippings, press releases, and biographical information, as collected by the Office of Information Services. Includes Meyerson's inauguration speech and press regarding his resignation in 1970.

Dates

  • 1966-1970

Terms of Access and Use

The Information Services file on Martin Meyerson is open to researchers.

Copyright

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.

Extent

.4 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

Abstract

Copies of University at Buffalo President Martin Meyerson's statements and speeches, news clippings, press releases, and biographical information, as collected by the Office of Information Services.

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.

Arrangement

Alphabetical.

Acquisition Information

The Information Services file on Martin Meyerson was transferred to University Archives by Information Services, in July, 1976.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

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

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Information Services file on Martin Meyerson
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff
Date
30 May 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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