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Jean B. Durfee academic costume collection

 Collection
Identifier: 9/2/1179
This collection consists of the Ph.D. gown, mortarboard and UB Ph.D. hood of Jean B. Durfee.

Dates

  • 1953

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Jean B. Durfee academic costume collection is open for research.

Please note: This collection is stored off-site. Access to collection requires 3 business days’ notice. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.

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

1.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

This collection consists of the Ph.D. gown, mortarboard and UB Ph.D. hood of Jean B. Durfee.

Biographical Note

Jean Blaney Durfee received her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Buffalo in 1953. Durfee (then Jean B. Feidner) and her classmates Lillian Gough and Mabel D. Montgomery were the first three women to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Buffalo. For more information about Jean B. Durfee, please ask for the biographical outline found in this collection’s accession file.

Arrangement

This collection consists of the Ph.D. gown, mortarboard and UB Ph.D. hood of Jean B. Durfee, arranged in one carton.

Location

This collection is stored off-site. Access to collection requires 3 business days’ notice. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the University Archives by Linda J. Durfee in April 2010.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

9/2/688 William C. Kessel photographs
9/2/1144 Student Life Posters, 1960-

Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff, September 2010.
Finding aid encoded by Danielle White, March 2014.

Source

Title
Finding Aid for Jean B. Durfee academic costume collection, 1953
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by the 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)