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William H. Sanford papers

 Collection — Box: 1-5
Identifier: 31/5F/936
Collection includes photographs of University of Buffalo varsity swimmers and tennis players (some are identified, most are not dated); planning documents for athletic facilities, swimming and diving score records, curricular material, and information about professional organizations which Sanford belonged to. Also included is the San-Dell Computer No.1 for Diving and Synchronized Swimming (1958) developed by Sanford and Robert W. Bedell.

Dates

  • 1948-1987

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The William H. Sanford Papers, 1948-1987 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

3.5 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 3 flat boxes)

Overview

Papers from University at Buffalo varsity swimming coach, William H. Sanford. Collection includes photographs of University of Buffalo varsity swimmers and tennis players, planning documents for athletic facilities, and swimming and diving score records. Also included is the San-Dell Computer No.1 for Diving and Synchronized Swimming (1958) developed by Sanford and Robert W. Bedell.

Biographical Note

William H. Sanford, III, was born in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1920. He graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1948 and became the University's first swimming coach the same year. He retired in 1980. Sanford died in 1991. For more information, see the University Archives' biographical file.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in series: I. Photographs; II. Athletic Facilities; III. Miscellaneous and IV. Swimming and Athletics.

Acquisition Information

Collection deposited at the University Archives by Ellen Sanford Henry, August 24, 1993.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

31/0/173 -- Division of Athletics Media Guides, 1945-2003

31/0/855 -- Division of Athletics Media Guides, 2003-current

Processing Information

Processed by John Edens, August 2004.
Title
Finding Aid for the William H. Sanford papers
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by John Edens.
Date
2006
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

Contact:
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