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Buffalo Association for Childhood Education records

 Collection — Box: 1-2, 3+-5+
Identifier: MS 49
Minute books, 1892-1921, of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union, and scrapbooks, 1930-1959, of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union and its successor, the Buffalo Association for Childhood Education, containing clippings, reports, letters, announcements and programs, memorabilia, photographs and other items concerning the history and activities of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union, Buffalo Association for Childhood Education, the Kindergarten Section of the New York State Teachers' Association and the National Association for Childhood Education. Also includes a printed report of the Buffalo Free Kindergarten Association for 1892-1893.

Dates

  • 1892-1959

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

Buffalo Association for Childhood Education records, 1892-1959, are open for research.

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 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.

Extent

3.88 Linear Feet (1 half manuscript box, 1 manuscript box, 3 oversize boxes)

Overview

Minute books, 1892-1921, of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union, and scrapbooks, 1930-1959, of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union and its successor, the Buffalo Association for Childhood Education, containing clippings, reports, letters, announcements and programs, memorabilia, photographs and other items concerning the history and activities of the Buffalo Kindergarten Union, Buffalo Association for Childhood Education, the Kindergarten Section of the New York State Teachers' Association and the National Association for Childhood Education. Also includes a printed report of the Buffalo Free Kindergarten Association for 1892-1893.

Historical Note

The Buffalo Kindergarten Union was established in 1892 at the suggestion of the Superintendent of the Buffalo Free Kindergarten Association. In 1896, the BKU joined the International Kindergarten Union and in 1920 the Kindergarten Section of the New York State Teacher's Association. The International Kindergarten Union became the Association for Childhood Education and circa 1932 the Buffalo Kindergarten Association became the Buffalo Association for Childhood Education, a branch of the National Association for Childhood Education.

Arrangement

This collection has been maintained in its original order.

Acquisition Information

Please see University Archivist.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Buffalo Association for Childhood Education records
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff.
Date
2006
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

Contact:
420 Capen Hall
Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
716-645-2916
716-645-3714 (Fax)