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Steven B. Sample appointment books

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 4/12/789
10 volumes of University at Buffalo President Steven B. Sample's appointment books. Sample was President from 1982-1991. The appointment books were kept for Sample by Louise Small, Secretary to the President.

Dates

  • 1981-1990

Creator

Terms of Access and Use

The Steven B. Sample appointment books are 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

10 volumes of University at Buffalo President Steven B. Sample's appointment books. Sample was President from 1982-1991.

Biographical Note

An electrical engineer who is known for his patents on various digital control panels including the touch pad on microwaves used all over the world, Sample became the University's twelfth President in 1982. He led the University to greater levels of recognition, as reflected in UB's election to the prestigious Association of American Universities.

After leaving the University at Buffalo in 1991, he became the tenth President of the University of Southern California. In 2001, Sample wrote The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership, voted as one of the top 10 business books of that year.

In 2004, the Sample received the "Chancellor's Medal," the most prestigious award given by the University bestowed to individuals whose accomplishments have greatly added to the prestige of the city of Buffalo and often to the University as well.

Arrangement

Topical.

Acquisition Information

Steven B. Sample appointment books were transferred to University Archives by the Office of the President in November, 1993 as accession 93-038.

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

Creator

Title
Finding Aid for the Steven B. Sample appointment books
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff
Date
31 May 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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