William H. Sanford papers
Scope and Contents
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.
- Sanford, William H. (William Howe) (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material in English.
Terms of Access
The William H. Sanford Papers, 1948-1987 are open for research.
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.
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.
3.5 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 3 flat boxes)
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.
This collection is arranged in series: I. Photographs; II. Athletic Facilities; III. Miscellaneous and IV. Swimming and Athletics.
Collection deposited at the University Archives by Ellen Sanford Henry, August 24, 1993.
Accruals and Additions
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
Processed by John Edens, August 2004.
- Finding Aid for the William H. Sanford papers
- Finding aid prepared by John Edens.
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Part of the University Archives Repository
420 Capen Hall
Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US