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Contains 29 Collections and/or Records:

Niagara Frontier Chapter, American Civil Liberties Union, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 107
Abstract Materials related to the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and its predecessor the Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCL). The materials are dated from 1934-1978 and include correspondence, promotional materials, legal briefs, court records, memoranda, financial records, annual reports, and case files.

Correspondence, 1934-1950

 Sub-Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents The Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCLC), also known as the “Erie County Chapter” or “Erie County Civil Liberties Union,” was established in 1934. The committee’s membership and activities were primarily within Buffalo, New York and the surrounding area, but occasionally the Committee took an interest in events elsewhere in western New York such as legal rights of the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation and in national affairs. The Committee appears to have maintained strong...

Correspondence, 1951-1978

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents Includes Records dated 1934-1978, of the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and its predecessors, including correspondence, minutes, case files, news releases, background files, photographs, newspaper clippings and other materials. The activities of the chapter were largely confined to the city of Buffalo and nearby Erie and Niagara Counties, but occasionally the chapter was involved in cases and issues in other parts of Western New York. Also Included are records of...

Academic Freedom, 1948-1950

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCLC), also known as the “Erie County Chapter” or “Erie County Civil Liberties Union,” was established in 1934. The committee’s membership and activities were primarily within Buffalo, New York and the surrounding area, but occasionally the Committee took an interest in events elsewhere in western New York such as legal rights of the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation and in national affairs. The Committee appears to have maintained strong...

Academic Freedom - Buffalo, 1947-1948

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCLC), also known as the “Erie County Chapter” or “Erie County Civil Liberties Union,” was established in 1934. The committee’s membership and activities were primarily within Buffalo, New York and the surrounding area, but occasionally the Committee took an interest in events elsewhere in western New York such as legal rights of the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation and in national affairs. The Committee appears to have maintained strong...

Cases - Miscellaneous, 1935-1951

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCLC), also known as the “Erie County Chapter” or “Erie County Civil Liberties Union,” was established in 1934. The committee’s membership and activities were primarily within Buffalo, New York and the surrounding area, but occasionally the Committee took an interest in events elsewhere in western New York such as legal rights of the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation and in national affairs. The Committee appears to have maintained strong...

Censorship, 1935-1947

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCLC), also known as the “Erie County Chapter” or “Erie County Civil Liberties Union,” was established in 1934. The committee’s membership and activities were primarily within Buffalo, New York and the surrounding area, but occasionally the Committee took an interest in events elsewhere in western New York such as legal rights of the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation and in national affairs. The Committee appears to have maintained strong...

Civil Rights, 1948-1950

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCLC), also known as the “Erie County Chapter” or “Erie County Civil Liberties Union,” was established in 1934. The committee’s membership and activities were primarily within Buffalo, New York and the surrounding area, but occasionally the Committee took an interest in events elsewhere in western New York such as legal rights of the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation and in national affairs. The Committee appears to have maintained strong...

Discrimination, 1935-1947

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCLC), also known as the “Erie County Chapter” or “Erie County Civil Liberties Union,” was established in 1934. The committee’s membership and activities were primarily within Buffalo, New York and the surrounding area, but occasionally the Committee took an interest in events elsewhere in western New York such as legal rights of the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation and in national affairs. The Committee appears to have maintained strong...

Discrimination in the Armed Services, 1944-1948

 File — Carton: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The Erie County Civil Liberties Committee (ECCLC), also known as the “Erie County Chapter” or “Erie County Civil Liberties Union,” was established in 1934. The committee’s membership and activities were primarily within Buffalo, New York and the surrounding area, but occasionally the Committee took an interest in events elsewhere in western New York such as legal rights of the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation and in national affairs. The Committee appears to have maintained strong...