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Buffalo Urban League reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0021

Scope and Contents

A collection of annual (1935-1944, 1947, 1950-1952, 1954-1956, 1959-1962), quarterly reports (1948(1), 1946(1)), and two special reports from the Buffalo Urban League, Buffalo, New York. The 1947 annual report is a special 20th anniversary report.


  • 1935-1962


Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Buffalo Urban League Reports, 1935-1962, are 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 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.

Historical Note

"The Buffalo Urban League was established in 1927 by an interracial group of prominent citizens. They united to address the employment, housing , and social needs of African-Americans migrating from the South to the North and the various immigrant populations who had settled in the City of Buffalo."

Taken from the Buffalo Urban League website, June 13, 2011. The website has a more detailed organizational history.


.21 Linear Feet (1 half manuscript box)


A collection of annual, quarterly, and special reports from the Buffalo Urban League, Buffalo, New York.


This collection is arranged in type of report, then by year.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by Professor Warren Button, Faculty of Educational Studies, August 1971.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources in the University Archives

  1. MS 106, Joseph Manch Papers,1922-1988
  2. MS 15, Lydia T. Wright Papers,1883-1968

Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff, 1971. Reprocessed by Karen Spencer in June 2011.


Finding Aid for the Buffalo Urban League reports
Finding aid prepared by Karen Spencer, June 2011.
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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