Building Dedication Files
Scope and Contents
Files, 1968-1987, concerning groundbreakings, dedications and other public ceremonies for buildings at the State University of New York at Buffalo, primarily on the North (Amherst) Campus. Files contain information on the naming of buildings on the Amherst Campus, including a brief background on the person for whom it was named; planning and preparation of dedication ceremonies for the building; correspondence to and from guests and featured speakers at the ceremonies; scripts, programs and invitations to the ceremonies; and press releases and clippings about dedication ceremonies.
Terms of Access and Use
The Building Dedication Files, 1968-1987 are open to researchers.
Copyright is held by The State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. Copyright in other 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 the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.
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3 Linear Feet (6 letter manuscript boxes)
Language of Materials
Files related to ceremonies for buildings at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 1968-1987.
Files are arranged alphabetically by building name.
Transferred to the University Archives on May 29, 1986 (86-028) and May 5, 1988 (88-024).
Accruals and Additions
No further accruals are expected.
Processed by Archives Staff; finding aid encoded by Grace Trimper, June 2019.
- Building dedications
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- College buildings -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
- Press releases
- State University of New York at Buffalo -- North Campus
- State University of New York at Buffalo. Office of the Vice President for University Facilities
- scripts (documents)
- Finding Aid for the Building Dedication Files
- Finding aid prepared by Archives Staff. Finding aid encoded by Grace Trimper, June 2019.
- August 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note