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Thomas B. Lockwood papers

 Collection — Box: 1-8, 9+-15+, MC 4.15
Identifier: MS 11
The collection contains letters, photographs and clippings, pertaining to the dedication of Lockwood Memorial Library and the production of a catalog for the occasion, with an introduction by Charles D. Abbott, Director of the Libraries, 1934-1960 (See Charles Abbott Papers). The Lockwood family memorabilia includes scrapbooks, diaries, guestbooks, correspondence, photographs, programs and menus.

Dates

  • 1876-1956

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

Thomas B. Lockwood papers, 1876-1956 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

13 Linear Feet (7 manuscripts boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 1 miniature box,7 oversize boxes, 1 map drawer)

Overview

The collection contains letters, photographs and clippings, pertaining to the dedication of Lockwood Memorial Library and the production of a catalog for the occasion. The collection also includes Lockwood family memorabilia consisting of scrapbooks, diaries, guestbooks, correspondence, photographs, programs and menus.

Biographical Note

Thomas B. Lockwood, a prominent businessman and rare books collector, was the son of Daniel N. Lockwood, a corporation lawyer, District Attorney, and Congressional Representative. (See the Buffalo Historical Society's Contemporary Biography of Western New York Vol. 4 1885.) Thomas B. Lockwood was defeated for the office of lieutenant governor in 1910; he had sought the gubernatorial nomination. Very active in civic affairs, he was a member of the Administrative Committee of the University of Buffalo Council from 1919-1947.

Arrangement

Physical form determines the arrangement. The collection is arranged in three series: I.Unbound papers chronologically arranged; II. Bound volumes, such as guest books, notebooks, and some unbound papers; III. Personal Scrapbooks and Memorabilia contains personal scrapbooks, photographs, clippings and related memorabilia; Oversized folders are located in the map case.

Acquisition Information

The bulk of the material in the collection was transferred to the University Archives by the Libraries' Director's Office in 1969.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

MS 131, Thomas B. Lockwood Book Collecting records, circa 1910-1935
MS 141, Thomas B. Lockwood Antiquarian Book Catalog collection, 1910-1975

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives staff, circa 1970.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Thomas B. Lockwood papers
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff; updated by William Offhaus, September 2004.
Date
2006
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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