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Amherst Campus Clippings

Identifier: 8-9-997

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains newspaper clippings regarding the selection of Amherst as the site for the second campus of the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Also included are clippings regarding alternative sites (such as the Buffalo Waterfront), as well as those dealing with the initial phases of Amherst Campus construction.


  • 1962-1980


Terms of Access

The Amherst Campus Clippings, 1962-1980 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

For historical information on the North Campus of the University at Buffalo, please ask for the North Campus History Files. For background information regarding the location of the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Center, please refer to the introduction of “Concept Schematic Phase Report” located in box 1, folder 6 of the collection 8/7/999, South Campus Planning Documents.


1.04 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box)

Language of Materials



Newspaper clippings dealing with various aspects of the North Campus of the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, in Amherst, New York.


This collection is arranged in chronological order. An exception to this occurs when more than one article of differing dates were photocopied onto one page.

Acquisition Information

No information available.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources in the University Archives

2/2/679, Committee to Name Buildings: Records, 1972-1980; 3/1/464m, Committee for an Urban University, 1966; 3/3/1128, Location, Location, Location: A Special History of the University of/at Buffalo, 2007; 5/3/267B, President, Office of. Campus Planning, 1954-1973; 8/1/50, Office of Planning and Development Records, 1964-1966; 8/1/328, Campus Planning Committee files, 1964-1966; 8/1/447, Office of Planning and Development Records, 1920-1968; 8/1/497, Amherst Land Acquisition, 1964-1972; 8/1/552, Capital Budget Requests and Campus Master Plan: Files, 1968-1979; 8/1/664: Contracts and Legal Files, 1966-1979, 1969-1977; 8/1/968, University Facilities Budget and Planning Documents, 1965-1978; 8/9/993, The Amherst Campus of the State University of New York at Buffalo: A Historical Perspective,Masters Project by Angeline Janetakos, April 26, 1985; 8/7/999: South Campus Planning Documents, 1957-1984; 8/9/1007, North Campus Construction Records, 1957-1991; 8/9/1090, North Campus Construction Clippings, 1971-1979; 8/10 Video 213: Press conference-New shopping/office center, 1992

Processing Information

Processed by William Offhaus, December 2004.


Finding Aid for the Amherst Campus Clippings
Finding aid prepared by William Offhaus, December 2004.
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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