Office of University Events signature collection
This collection includes posters signed by speakers of the Distinguished Speakers Series, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration, and other University events. Also included is a signed photograph of Mr. Sidney Poitier. Some posters, and the photograph of Mr. Poitier, are adhered to foam boards.
Terms of Access and Use
The Office of University Events signature collection is 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.
The Office of University Events is responsible for the event and planning services, speakers series, commencement, and academic excellence events. The Office of University Events was formerly known as the Office of Conferences and Special Events, and later as the Office of Special Events.
Begun in 1987, the Distinguished Speakers Series is an annual program run by the Office of University Events in which various experts, celebrities, and other public figures speak to the University at Buffalo and Western New York communities. The Minority Faculty and Staff Association began the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration event in 1976, to take place February of each year, as a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The Distinguished Speakers Series was combined with the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Event in 2001.
4 Linear Feet (1 oversize-carton, 1 map-case folder)
Language of Materials
Posters signed by speakers of the Distinguished Speakers Series, Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration, and other University events.
Collection is arranged chronologically, and according to poster size.
The Office of University Events signature collection, 1991-2019, was gifted to University Archives by Amy Veiders, Associate Director of the Office of University Events, in September, 2022 as accession #2022-047.
Additions and Accruals
No further accruals are expected.
Processed by Jessica Hollister, September 2022; finding aid encoded by Jessica Hollister, September 2022.
- Posters Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Signatures (names) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- State University of New York at Buffalo Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- cultural events Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- entertainment events Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Finding Aid for the Office of University Events signature collection
- Finding aid prepared by Jessica Hollister
- 2022 September 22
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