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Campus Unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3/5/33
Leaflets, newspaper clippings, reports, artifacts and other items collected by the University Archives as documentation of campus unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo, 1965-1990. Topics include censorship of the student newspaper the Spectrum, the Themis Research Contract, disruptions on campus in Spring 1969 and 1970, the arrest and trial of the "Faculty 45" in 1970, and other actions primarily concerned with the reactions of students and faculty to the war in Vietnam. Also included are files of the Rumor Control Center, 1969-1970. Artifacts include buttons, strike flags, banners, a tear gas canister, and a recording of the "Hayes Hall Blues," a song about the "Faculty 45." This collection also includes later news articles and recollections of participants about campus unrest at the University at Buffalo in the 1960s.

Dates

  • 1965-1990

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The bulk of the Campus Unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo Records are open for research. For specific restrictions see University Archivist.

Copyright

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.

Extent

6.54 Linear Feet (5 manuscript boxes, 2 half manuscript box, 1 card file box, 1 CD box, 1 storage roll)

Overview

This collection contains materials related to campus unrest at the University at Buffalo, 1965-1990. Included are materials regarding the "Faculty 45," and artifacts such as buttons, strike flags, banners, a tear gas canister, and a recording of the "Hayes Hall Blues," a song about the "Faculty 45."

Arrangement

The collection is divided into five series:

I. Campus Unrest, 1965-1970

II. Faculty 45

III. Spring 1970

IV. Rumor Control

V. Publications and Clippings

The contents of the series are in chronological order, with additional materials added at the end of some series.

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Related Digital Material

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Acquisition Information

The majority of the materials in the collection were collected by the University Archives during the 1960s and 1970s. Exceptions include the Rumor Control Center files (see box 4) and items on the Spectrum controversy.

Additional material was later added to the collection:

The notebook (see box 5) was given to the Archives by Neil Gallagher of the Philosophy department. It was found in a University car by Charles Tampio, an English graduate student.

"Anatomy of a Disruption" (see box 2) was added to collection on July 7, 1970.

Additional materials regarding the "Faculty 45" (see box 3) were donated by Emily Goodman, wife of Nicholas Goodman, on July 7, 1974.

Printed materials concerning selective service issue added May 1966. Additional selective service material including notes on meeting kept by Ann London was added in February 1982.

A copy of "Guerilla Street Theater," was added April 1986.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff.
Title
Finding Aid for the Campus Unrest at the State University of New York at Buffalo 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:
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Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
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