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Joseph E. Nechasek collection on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 Collection — Envelope: 1
Identifier: 9-12-191

Scope and Contents

The Joseph E. Nechasek Collection on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. contains ephemera documents, handwritten accounts, and newspaper clippings having to do with the visit by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Buffalo in 1967. Additionally, the collection includes a program for the Octoberfest, 1972-1973 symposium which featured many more noteworthy individuals. These materials were collected by Joseph E. Nechasek during his time with the UB Graduate Student Association.


  • 1967-1992


Terms of Access

The Joseph E. Nechasek collection on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is open for research.


Copyright is held by the State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the author's 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

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo on Thursday, November 10, 1967. The address was co-sponsored by the UB Graduate Student association and covered a range of topics within the public consciousness.


0.15 Linear Feet (1 envelope)

Language of Materials



Collection of items relating to the visit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the University at Buffalo in 1968. Collected by Joseph E. Nechasek while he served with the Graduate Student Association, the materials consist to newspaper articles, prepared addresses, written accounts, and GSA promotional pieces.


This collection is organized in the order in which the materials were originally provided by the donor.

Acquisition Information

The materials within the collection were gifted to the University Archives by Joseph E. Nechasek on September 4, 1992. They were accessioned into the Archives on February 1, 1993.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

Event photographs located in Public Affairs Photo Collection, Item 2234.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, February 1993.


Finding aid for the Joseph E. Nechasek collection on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Finding Aid prepared by Joseph E. Patton
11 March 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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