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Early University ephemera

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3-2-264

Scope and Contents

This collection contains ephemera from the departments of dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, law, and analytical chemistry, including lecture schedules, commencement invitations and programs, department calendars, items from events, examinations, medals, and licenses. Also included are general University ephemera, including parking permits, medals, pins, reunion materials, invitations, posters, programs, seals, and buttons, as well as an Ellicott Complex Dedication program signed by Governor Hugh L. Carey.


  • 1868-1992

Terms of Access and Use

Early University ephemera 1968-1992 is open to researchers.


Copyright is held by The State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. 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.


4.42 Linear Feet (2 legal manuscript boxes, 1 map case drawer)

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Early University ephemera including schedules, invitations, programs, medals, and other items from the departments of dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, chemistry, and law. Also includes general UB ephemera.


This collection is organized into six series: I. Dental School, II. Medical School, III. Pharmacy School, IV. Law School, V. Analytical Chemistry, VI. General.

Acquisition Information

This collection is an amalgamation of a variety of donations accessioned to the University Archives from 1972-1998.

Accruals and Additions

Additional accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff; finding aid encoded by Grace Trimper, August 2018.

  • Ephemera Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus


Finding Aid for Early University ephemera
Finding aid prepared by Archives Staff
May 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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