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State University of New York at Buffalo World University Games, Buffalo, 1993 records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3-4-881
Background information, planning documents, committee reports, and other material related to the 1993 World University Games which were held at the State University of New York at Buffalo and at other locations in Buffalo and Western New York. Also includes press releases and newspaper clippings related to the games.

Dates

  • 1988-1996

Creator

Terms of Access

State University of New York at Buffalo World University Games, Buffalo, 1993, Records, 1988-1996, are open for research.

University records are public records and once fully processed are generally open to research use. Access to student and personnel records is restricted for 80 years from the date of creation. See reference staff for details. No restrictions on access apply to published records. The restriction of university records is subject to compliance with applicable laws, including the Freedom of Information Act. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the archives' usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Copyright

Copyright is held by the State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. 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

9.0 Linear Feet (7 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 storage roll)

Overview

Background information, planning documents, committee reports, and other material related to the 1993 World University Games which were held at the State University of New York at Buffalo and at other locations in Buffalo and Western New York. Also includes press releases and newspaper clippings related to the games.

Historical Note

The World University Games, also known as Universiade, is an international athletic, educational, and cultural festival held each two years at different International cities since 1959. Organized by International University Sports Federation (FISU), the Summer World University Games consist of 10 compulsory sports and 3 additional sports chosen by the host country.

Summer World University Games XVII were held in Buffalo, New York in July 1993, which was the first time the games held in the United States. The GBAC was formed in 1988 to bid for the Games for Buffalo, and Buffalo was awarded the Games in 1989 by FISU. Ronald Stein, SUNY at Buffalo Vice President for University Advancement and Development, was in charge of the Education and Medical divisions of the games.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in five series: I. World University Games Buffalo, 1993, II. Organizational Committees, III. Other World University Games Buffalo, 1993 Information, IV. Other International Games, and V. World University Games Buffalo, 1993 Press Coverage.

Acquisition Information

This collection was assembled by University Archivist, Shonnie Finnegan.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Separated Material

  1. VHS Archives 3/4 Video 166, 147, 148, World Games coverage [videorecording]

Processing Information

Processed by William Offhaus, January 2004.
Title
Finding Aid for the State University of New York at Buffalo World University Games, Buffalo, 1993, records
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by William Offhaus.
Date
2008
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
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