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Upward Bound records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 33-3-1344

Scope and Contents

Reports and memos regarding Upward Bound and College Bound, precursors to the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). UB's EOP program was one of the first in the nation.


  • 1966-1969

Terms of Access and Use

Upward Bound records are open for research.


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.

Historical Note

College Bound began as a pilot project in Summer, 1965 to assist educationally and economically disadvantaged students transition to college. A companion program, Upward Bound, which began in Fall 1966, sought to identify area high school students for mentorship in education. Upward Bound students were invited to campus, and assigned tutors to assist each student with school work, personal problems, and plans for the future.


.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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Records regarding Upward Bound, a precursor to the Educational Opportunity Program, for students who are educationally and economically disadvantaged for reason of lack of opportunity. Also includes records on a similar program, College Bound.



Acquisition Information

Upward Bound records were transferred to University Archives by Robert J. Walker and Steve Wallace, on November 27, 1978, accession 78-060.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

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


Finding Aid for the Upward Bound records
Finding aid prepared by Amy Vilz
04 September 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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