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Jacob D. Hyman Additional papers

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 21/F/551
This collection is an addition to the Jacob D. Hyman Papers, 1956-1971 (collection 21/F/231). The additions, 1955-1979, include correspondence, notes, legal documents, minutes, by-laws, newspaper clippings, and printed materials pertaining to Hyman's activities with the Citizen's Council on Human Relations and related civil rights activities in the Buffalo area (1948-1976), his work with three committees at the State University of New York at Buffalo: the Select Committee on Equal Opportunity (1968-1972), the Faculty Senate Executive Committee (1978-1979), and the Committee to Evaluate the Director of the Educational Opportunity Program (1979).

Dates

  • 1948-1979

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

Jacob D. Hyman Additional Papers, 1948-1979, are open for research. Please note: This collection is stored off-site. Access to collection requires 3 business days’ notice. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.

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 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Overview

Papers of Jacob D. Hyman, lawyer and Dean of the University of Buffalo Law School, 1953-1964. Includes papers relating to Hyman's activities with the Citizen's Council on Human Relations and related civil rights activities in the Buffalo area.

Biographical Note

Professor Jacob Hyman (A.B. Harvard 1931, LL.B. 1934) was Dean of the Law School, 1953-1964. He engaged in private law practice in New York City (1934-1939), worked with the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage Hour Division (1939 to 1942), and in the Office of Price Administration (1942-1946). Hyman joined the university's Law School in 1946 and was named Professor Emeritus in 1981. The University of Buffalo Law School Alumni Association sponsored a luncheon in Professor Hyman's honor October 22, 1971, paying tribute to his contribution during twenty-five years at the Law School. According to the 1970-1971 catalog, Hyman taught in the areas of Collective Bargaining, Law and Medicine, Civil Procedure, and Constitutional Law.

Physical Location

Please note: This collection is stored off-site. Access to collection requires 3 business days’ notice. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Jacob D. Hyman, July 16, 1981.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

21/F/231
Jacob D. Hyman Papers, 1956-1971
MS 07
Citizens' Council on Human Relations Records
MS 15
Lydia T. Wright Papers

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives staff, circa 1980's.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Jacob D. Hyman Additional papers
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)