Office of Cultural Affairs records
Scope and Contents
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.
Language of Materials
Collection material in English.
Terms of Access
The Office of Cultural Affairs records, 1967-1986 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.
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.
9.17 Linear Feet (7 cartons, 1 manuscript box)
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.
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.
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.
Issues of the Magnet were removed, catalogued and shelved in the Archives Periodical collection, 33/5/00-1.
Unprocessed, maintained in original folders.
Finding aid encoded by Danielle White.
- Finding Aid for the Office of Cultural Affairs records
- Finding aid prepared by Archives staff.
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