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B. Gwendolyn Greene papers on the Buffalo Urban League

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0255

Scope and Contents

Materials collected by B. Gwendolyn Greene on the Buffalo Urban League and William L. Evans. Evans was Executive Director of the Buffalo Urban League from 1927-1963.

Collection includes clippings, photographs, event programs, and articles.


  • 1939-2007


Terms of Access and Use

The B. Gwendolyn Greene papers on the Buffalo Urban League 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 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.

Biographical Note

B. Gwendolyn Greene (Betty Gwendolyn) was born in Buffalo, New York on April 4, 1922. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Virginia State University in 1943, and served as Assistant Dean of Women at Virginia.

In 1952 she earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh, and subsequently held several positions: Program Director in Residential Treatment for the Children's Aid Society; Program Director for the Huntington House in Syracuse, NY; Director of Service to Military Families and Veterans for the Buffalo Red Cross; and active member of the Buffalo Urban League.

B. Gwendolyn Greene died on June 27, 2010 in Buffalo, New York at age 88.


.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



Materials concerning the Buffalo Urban League and its Director, William L. Evans, as collected by B. Gwendolyn Greene.


By format.

Acquisition Information

The B. Gwendolyn Greene papers on the Buffalo Urban League was gifted to University Archives by B. Gwendolyn Greene in January, 2009 as accession 09-001.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

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


Finding Aid for the B. Gwendolyn Greene papers on the Buffalo Urban League
Finding aid prepared by Amy Vilz.
20 July 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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