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Office of Cultural Affairs records

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 33/5/698
Collection includes materials on art expositions, performing arts events, symposia, lectures, festivals and other events sponsored or co-sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs, State University of New York at Buffalo; also includes files on the management of Capen Gallery, the Fenton Lecture Series, and minutes of committees including the Commemorative Arts and Arts managements Committee (CAAM) and the Arts Acquisition Committee.


Please also see 33/5/392, Office of Cultural Affairs Records, 1967-1972, and 33/5/550, Office of Cultural Affairs Records, 1970-1978.

Dates

  • 1967-1986

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Office of Cultural Affairs records, 1967-1986 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

9.17 Linear Feet (7 cartons, 1 manuscript box)

Overview

Collection includes materials on art expositions, performing arts events, symposia, lectures, festivals and other events sponsored or co-sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Historical Note

The Office of Cultural Affairs was established in 1967 as a vehicle for: linking community to university cultural programs, assisting in the development of the university's internal cultural life, providing a link to the cultural programming efforts of the University-wide Committee for the Arts, and sponsoring interdisciplinary programs of a kind not ordinarily supported by our arts departments.
Excerpted from "Report of the Task Group to Study the Office of Cultural Affairs, January 17, 1983", Box/Folder 1.1, 16/4F/1194, George R. Levine papers, 1965-1996.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in original order in six series: I. Committees, II. Reports, committees, events, III. Events, IV. Capen Gallery, V. Memorabilia, and VI. Posters.

Acquisition Information

Collection was received from Esther Harriott, Director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, August 19, 1985. The Fenton Lecture files were received from Joyce Buchnowski, Public Affairs, on June 18, 1986.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

33/5/392, Office of Cultural Affairs records, 1967-1972
33/5/550, Office of Cultural Affairs records, 1970-1978
16/4F/1194, George R. Levine papers, 1965-1996

Separated Materials

Issues of the Magnet were removed, catalogued and shelved in the Archives Periodical collection, 33/5/00-1.

Processing Information

Unprocessed, maintained in original folders.
Finding aid encoded by Danielle White.
Title
Finding Aid for the Office of Cultural Affairs records
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff.
Date
2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

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)