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Buffalo Studies Group records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3/1/1306
The collection contains correspondence (1967-1989), mailing lists (1976-1980), membership forms (1976-1980), occasional publications (1978), and bibliographies (1972-1978). These research materials cover various topics such as Political Science, the Data Library, History, American Studies, Sociology, Architecture, Geography, Anthropology, Social Foundations, Archives, Records Management, and Black Studies reflecting the group’s expertise in these disciplines. This collection also has information about the Buffalo Studies Group’s role in the community and how to group functioned.

Dates

  • 1967-1990
  • Majority of material found within 1973-1981

Creator

Terms of Access and Use

The Buffalo Studies Group records are open for research.

Copyright

Copyright in other 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

1.67 Linear Feet (1 carton and 1 manuscript box)

Overview

Records of the Buffalo Studies Group including correspondence, mailing lists, membership forms, bibliographies, and other documents.

Historical Note

The Buffalo Studies group was founded in 1967 by a group of faculty and non-faculty from the University at Buffalo. The group represented many disciplines of study; Political Science, the Data Library, History, American Studies, Sociology, Architecture, Geography, Anthropology, Social Foundations, Archives, Records Management, and Black Studies department. The group formed because the members had a common interest in the city of Buffalo as an object of research. Each of the departments, through cooperation, worked towards preserving the history of the city by focusing on topics such as Women’s history, African American History, Polish history, Irish History, German History, all with a focus of Buffalo, New York. These scholars discovered that by studying Buffalo, it “embodied, in critical ways, a number of the most pressing concerns in their various disciplines.”

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in original order. Some records are grouped by correspondence, mailing list/ membership forms, and the Women’s Archives Project.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the University Archives as part of the Marchand (Shonnie) Finnegan papers (Accession 04-006).

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Bailey, March 2018.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Buffalo Studies Group records
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Bailey.
Date
March 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

Contact:
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Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
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