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Buffalo and Western New York History clippings collection

 Collection — Box: 1-8
Identifier: MS 75
Contained in this collection are clippings mostly from local newspapers which deal with the history of Western New York and the City of Buffalo. The bulk of the articles are dated between 1950 and 1994.

Dates

  • 1870-1994
  • Majority of material found within 1950-1994

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

Buffalo and Western New York History clippings collection, 1870-1994, 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

3.336 Linear Feet (7 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box)

Overview

Contained in this collection are clippings mostly from local newspapers which deal with the history of Western New York and the City of Buffalo.

Historical Note

Sparkle Moore Furnas was an avid clipper of newspapers and donated several clippings of the University Archives. See Acquisition Information for more details on this collection.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in thirteen series: I. Architecture, buildings and parks, II. Business Economy/Industry, III. Controversies, IV. Community/Cultural, V. Education, VI. Government, VII. History, VIII. Neighborhoods, IX. Newspapers/Communications, X. Organizations/Clubs, XI. Politics, XII. Social issues, and XIII. Western New York.

Acquisition Information

The clippings from this collection were donated to the University Archives by Sparkle Moore Furnas, wife of Chancellor Clifford C. Furnas. These clippings were originally part of a larger clippings file for the University at Buffalo and Western New York. The clippings concerning Western New York and the City of Buffalo were removed to create a separate collection.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff.
Title
Finding Aid for the Buffalo and Western New York History Clippings collection
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives Staff.
Date
2008
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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)