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University Flags and Banners collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3/2/1288
This collection contains flags used on the University at Buffalo campus and in various University at Buffalo events. The collection also contains the University at Buffalo flag carried on the Space Shuttle Atlantis by astronaut Dr. Ellen Schulman-Baker and a United States flag flown on Ground Zero after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Dates

  • circa 1962-2004

Terms of Access

The University at Buffalo Flags and Banners Collection, 1957-2004 is open to researchers.

Copyright

Copyright of flags and banners in the collection held by The State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. Copyright in other materials in the collection may be held by their institutions, or the institution's heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holders(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing images from materials in the collection. Most images may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

48.5 Linear Feet (10 storage rolls, 10 oversize boxes)

Overview

Flags used in various University at Buffalo events. Collection also contains flags used by alumni of the University at Buffalo during important events such as the flight of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and during the recovery of Ground Zero.

Arrangement

Collection is organized alphabetically by title of the flag or banner.

Acquisition Information

University at Buffalo flags were donated to the University Archives by various departments.

The University at Buffalo flag carried by Dr. Ellen-Schulman Baker on the space shuttle Atlantis was presented to the University on February 14, 1990.

The U.S. Flag flown on Ground zero on September 11 was received by the Office of the President on November 8, 2004 and transferred to the University Archives.

Accruals and Additions

Additional accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Collection rehoused and finding aid updated by Alice Wu, July 2016.

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the University Flags and Banners collection
Status
completed
Author
Finding Aid prepared by Alice Wu.
Date
18 July 2016
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)