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Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America Niagara Falls Chapter Records, 1953-2012 (bulk 1953-1989)
The records of the Niagara Falls chapter of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, document both organizational and individual activities.Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives
Halpern was a lawyer, New York State Supreme Court judge, and member of the faculty of the University of Buffalo Law School (Acting Dean, 1943-1946 and 1952-1954; and Dean, 1946-1947). Papers concerning Halpern's activities as an elected delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention in 1938. Includes notes; correspondence with lawyers, judges, and interest groups; position papers; drafts of bills and resolutions; printed materials; and other items.Topics: UB People
These are the personal papers documenting a segment of the life of local communal leader, Ralph L. Halpern. Materials include speeches, and other material relating to his volunteer service in the Jewish community.Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives
Personal papers documenting aspects of the final few years of an independent Temple Sinai, and merger talks with Temple Beth Am, to form a new combined Reform and Reconstructionist congregation, Congregation Shir Shalom.Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives
Student handbooks and manuals for various schools; undergraduates and graduates; and faculty and staff.Topics: Publications, Student Life
Collection contains materials collected by Dr. Fred F. Harcleroad on student unrest in colleges and universities during the 1960s and early 1970s concerning the attitudes of the public and students during the unrest period on racial riots, university and high school governance, students' academic freedom and their role in university administration, the Vietnam War and political issues during the Nixon administration. Included are newspaper clippings, magazines (U.S. News and World Report, Harpers, News Week), magazine articles, pamphlets, newsletters, speeches, "speech materials", interoffice memos, minutes and papers from conferences, catalogs, and unpublished essays.Topics: Campus Unrest
Daphne Joan Kean Hare was on the faculty of the departments of Medicine and Biophysical Sciences in the School of Medicine and Biophysical Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo before serving as director of the Medical/Dental Division of the United States Veterans Administration. Bound memorial volume (174 leaves) compiled by Peter H. Hare. Contains texts of tributes made by family and friends at a memorial celebration of the life of Daphne Hare or sent in remembrance of her. Includes photograph (8 x 11) bound in volume.Topics: UB People
Papers as member of the State University of New York at Buffalo President's Committee on the Recruitment and Promotion of Women, including minutes, correspondence, and reports; also correspondence with Tom Toles regarding his talk, The Secret of Life, given at UB, 10/16/1987; and materials relating to Hare and Prof. Edward Madden documenting their professional and personal association from 1968-1999.Topics: UB People
Bound volume (148 leaves) containing tributes, photocopies of correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and other material related to the career of Peter H. Hare, Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo.Topics: UB People
The Harry Keyishian papers consist primarily of correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to Harry Keyishian's refusal to sign the so-called "Feinberg Oath," a disclaimer of Communist Party membership required by the State of New York Education and Civil Service Law, and the resultant legal battle. Keyishian joined with four other employees of the State University of New York at Buffalo to challenge the Feinberg law. Keyishian vs. the New York Board of Regents was settled by the US Supreme Court in 1967.
The correspondence in this collection is both contemporary and retrospective to the Keyishian vs. Board of Regents case. Contemporary correspondence includes correspondence with Keyishian's co-litigant Ralph Maud, national and local officials of the American Association of University Professors, administrators of the University at Buffalo, and Richard Lipsitz, Sr., lawyer of the "Keyishian" case. An unsigned Oath of Office pledge card and statement are attached to the June 13, 1966 letter from Myles Slatin, Acting Dean of the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences.
The newspaper clippings include coverage from the 1950s of faculty dismissals from Keyishian's alma mater, Queens College. Other newspaper clippings are both contemporary and retrospective to the Keyishian vs. Board of Regents case.
Personal and professional papers of Herbert Hauptman, Nobel Laureate, University at Buffalo faculty, and former research director and president of the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Inc.Topics: UB People
Brigadier General Edmund B. Hayes (1849-1923) was an engineer and businessman who built bridges and manufactured automobiles. He was a member of the University Council from 1920 to 1923. Hayes Hall on the South Campus is named for him. The collection consists of three documents pertaining to Hayes' service in the New York State Militia: certificate of honorable discharge with the rank of Major, April 22, 1884; commission as Chief Engineer, State of New York, with the rank of Brigadier General, Jan. 1, 1895; and a certificate of honorable discharge with rank of Brigadier General, Dec. 31, 1896.Topics: UB People
Digital reproductions of the original 45 rpm recording of the Hayes Hall Blues made by Michael H. Frisch and Charles Keil in April 1970. The disc includes a copy of the lyrics in DOC, PDF and HTML formats. The recording is in both music audio CD and CD-ROM data formats.
The disc also includes two versions of the UB alma mater, unrelated to the Hayes Hall Blues.Topics: Campus Unrest, University History Resources, Audio/Visual collections
Collection includes Haynie's correspondence, teaching files, publications, and information on political, social, and environmental activism.Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, UB People, Social Activism, Campus Unrest
Health Impact, 2006-present contains published issues of Health Impact, the official publication of the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions.Topics: Publications
Annotated history of the School of Health Related Professions by Mildred Heap.Topics: UB People
Organizational papers documenting aspects of the work and history of the Hebrew Benevolent Loan Association originally known as Gemilut Chasidim [Acts of Loving Kindness] and its work in the development of the Buffalo Jewish community through interest free loans.Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives
Photograph albums of Ruth V. Hewlett and Theodosia Stickney [née Hewlett], graduates and lifelong donors of the University at Buffalo. Also includes photograph albums belonging to their older sister, Josephine Hewlett, an alumni of the School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo.Topics: Women's History in WNY
The records of Hillel of Buffalo, the center of Jewish life on campus, documents organizational, religious, and cultural activities of students in the greater Buffalo area.Topics: Digital Collections, Jewish Buffalo Archives
Historic American Building survey drawings, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House, Buffalo, New York, 1987
Collection contains architectural drawings of the Darwin D. Martin House, Buffalo, New York, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1904. Drawings were done for the Historic American Buildings Survey of the United States National Park Service by a team of students at the State University of New York at Buffalo: John J. Joseph, Patrick Mahoney, Robert Hayes, Kenneth Grudens, Michael Vaughan, Mark Pustulka, Ronald Kessler, Kim Lam, Steven Koy, Jonathan Morris, Robert Kasprzak, Frank J. Burkhart, and Mark Schryver. The students were advised by Assistant Professor Mark Ernst and Martin House Curator John D. O'Hern.Topics: Design Archives, Wright, Frank Lloyd
Historic Headlines newspaper collection consists of newspapers from the dates of historic events significant to Buffalo, New York, and the United States.Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Ephemera, Publications
Papers of Lauren Hitchcock as chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee on Air Pollution of the Erie County Health Department and Director of Ecology and Environment, Inc.Topics: Environmental Issues in WNY, UB People
Papers of Norman N. Holland, professor of English. Includes documentation on the Faculty 45 protest, Leslie Fiedler arrest, 1967 Festival of the Arts, and letter to President Robert Ketter regarding a reorganization of the academic administration.Topics: UB People
Papers documenting aspects of the work of the Holocaust Resource Center, and predecessor committees associated with the Jewish Federation. An additional series documents refugee aid, and the Haven-Buffalo Jewish Club 1933, a German-Jewish Refugee social club formed in 1933.Topics: Jewish Buffalo Archives
Papers document technical services librarian Judith Hopkins' university studies and career from 1956 to 2004. The collection includes research and writings, committee materials, manuals written by Judith Hopkins, and materials related to her time at the Ohio College Library Center, now called the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC).Topics: UB People
Collection consists of minutes and reports regarding the separation of the Department of History and Government at the University of Buffalo into two departments in 1962; a history of the Department of History, 1948-1967, covering Horton's tenure as chairman; and programs of the local Phi Beta Kappa chapter, 1938-1952 (incomplete), with a history of the chapter by Horton. Also included are materials concerning Horton's active involvement with the Niagara Frontier Defense Committee (1940-1941) and a genealogy of the Horton family.Topics: UB People
Collection of materials from George F. Hourani, professor of Philosophy, specializing in Near Eastern History and Islamic philosophy. Includes correspondence, teachings, writings, Middle Eastern Studies research, and departmental files from both the University of Michigan and the University at Buffalo.Topics: UB People
Leaflets issued in opposition to hearings of the House Committee on Un-American Activities Committee held in Buffalo, New York in 1964. Signed by the Niagara Frontier Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights; Buffalo Committee to Oppose HUAC; Buffalo Labor Action; Paul Sporn; Joe Prantis; Max Berman; Jay Berman; Rachel Wolkenstien; and Richard Alexander. Collection contains leaflets, booklets, and other ephemera (15 items); four items are photocopies; the rest are originals.Topics: Social Activism, Buffalo and WNY History
The William S. Huff collection on Louis I. Kahn contains a complete set of drawings for the Tribune Review Publishing Company building in Greensburg, Pennsylvania and drawings for the Margaret Esherick House in Philadelphia. Also included are an extensive collection of newspaper clippings and periodical articles about Kahn, photographs and slides of other buildings designed by Kahn (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Yale University Art Gallery addition, Yale Center for British Art, Carborundum Company Warehouse and Office, and First Unitarian Church and Community Center, Rochester, New York), correspondence with Kahn, correspondence with others about Kahn's work, and correspondence with Kahn's widow Esther Israeli Kahn and others pertaining to passage of legislation by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to purchase Kahn's papers. There are also numerous small, original works by Kahn, and ephemera. Transcripts of interviews by Alvaro Malo on four of Kahn's buildings--Yale Center for British Art, Kimbell Art Museum, Phillips Exeter Library, and Salk Institute for Biological Studies--and books about Kahn and his work are also included.
Topics: Design Archives, Digital Collections
The Hochschule fur Gestaltung (HfG) material covers the range of the HfG's fourteen academic years and later accomplishment of many of the school faculty and a number of its students. When the HfG abruptly closed in 1968, a number of persons had the presence of mind to box documents and artifacts and to deposit them in a storehouse of the Ulmer Museum, which is part of the Cultural mandate of the City of Ulm, one of three governmental funders of the HfG. Eventually, the City of Ulm established the HfG-Archiv as part of the City Archive. This, of course, is the prime depository of the archaeology of the HfG and is expected to remain so. Because of the nature of the base of the HfG-Archiv collection, there is the possibility that the Huff papers include items that the HfG-Archiv does not have. For one, the HfG-Archiv does not have original pedagogic notes and aquarelle charts on the theory of color that were written expressly for Huff by Bauhausler and HfGer teacher, Helene Nonne-Schmidt.Topics: Design Archives
This collection contains compilations of first year Department of Architecture architectural design assignments, 1975-1986, and course records, project assignments, and student lists, 1975-1987; sketch model for a wood construction problem and prototype for a toy problem from first year architecture design studio; documentation and slides on all departmental, all day sketch problems, 1980 (William S. Huff, Richard C. Cordts, and Alvaro Malo were principal faculty members); designs and writings by Richard C. Cordts, and A. J. C. Wilson; poster and postcard announcement for ArtSpace (Buffalo, March 8-April 6, 1986); poster of Max Bill exhibition (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1974); "Book one: The Background: programming for a new experimental school of design" (1985). Included are files of the periodicals Perspecta: the Yale architectural journal and Oppositions: a journal for ideas and criticism in architecture, and Papers of the American Association of Architectural Bibliographers.Topics: Design Archives, UB People
Papers of Jacob D. Hyman, lawyer and Dean of the University of Buffalo Law School, 1953-1964. Includes papers relating to Hyman's activities with the Citizen's Council on Human Relations and related civil rights activities in the Buffalo area.Topics: UB People, Social Activism
Papers of Jacob Hyman as member of various UB and Buffalo committees including Committee on Revision of Buffalo City Charter, Community Welfare Council, and Fact-finding Board. Collection includes documents regarding wage negotiations of Buffalo police; Black Muslim litigation; development of Buffalo Affirmative Action Plan for Amherst Campus Construction; and University governance.Topics: UB People, Social Activism