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The Women's Group records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0253

Scope and Contents

Collection includes membership rosters, newsletters, event invitations, schedules, committee work, anniversary files, and articles relating to The Women's Group.


  • 1983-2018


Terms of Access and Use

The Women's Group records are open to researchers with the exception of folders 1.7-1.8. These membership rosters contain personally identifiable information and are restricted. See archivist for access.


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 University Archives before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Historical Note

The Women's Group was started in 1983 by twenty women in Buffalo, New York as a way to network with and support other professional women. The Group meets monthly and consists of many "women firsts:" first woman Surrogate Court judge in Western New York, first woman president of the American Medical Association, and first woman editor of the Buffalo News, among others.


.4 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Membership rosters, newsletters, schedules, and events pertaining to The Women's Group of Buffalo, New York.



Acquisition Information

The Women's Group records were gifted to University Archives in three accessions: Carole Smith Petro (March 2018, May 2019) and Joan Willard Gruen (March 2018).

Accruals and Additions

Further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Amy Vilz, June 2018; finding aid encoded by Amy Vilz, June 2018.


Finding aid for The Women's Group records
Finding aid prepared by Amy Vilz.
22 June 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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