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Love Canal Repository Grant records

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: MS-0089

Scope and Contents

The collection includes documents related to the administration of the grant, correspondence, bibliographies, and other search related materials, articles and publications, conferences, OxyChem materials, and documents pertaining to related grants.


  • 1978-2002
  • Majority of material found within 2000-2001


Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Love Canal Repository Grant Records, 1978-2002, 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.

Historical Note

In 2000 the Niagara County Environmental Fund awarded a grant to the Niagara Falls Public Library to collect information on area institutions' historic document collections pertaining to the Love Canal area disaster. The project archivist hired to do this was Kathleen DeLaney, part-time project archivist at the University at Buffalo University Archives.


1.67 Linear Feet (4 manuscript boxes)


Kathleen DeLaney's records pertaining to the grant funded by the Niagara County Environmental Fund in 2000 to collect information on area institution's historic Love Canal disaster area document collections.


Arranged in four series: I. Administrative, II. Love Canal Repositories, III. Reference Materials, and IV. Related Grants. Within those series, the records are arranged alphabetically, then chronologically unless otherwise specified.

Acquisition Information

These records were kept and donated by Kathleen DeLaney.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Nathan Tallman, November 2007.

Finding Aid for the Love Canal Repository Grant records
Finding aid prepared by Nathan Tallman.
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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