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Buffalo Schools Desegregation Records, 1972-1995



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MS 104 Abstract:

Buffalo Public Schools Desegregation records, 1972-1995, consist of files from the Buffalo School desegregation case, from 1972 through 1995. The files include papers submitted to the court, orders of the court, hearing exhibits, transcripts of hearings and depositions, plaintiffs' notes and analyses of Board data and proposals, plaintiffs' and defendants' correspondence, Board of Education proposals, reports and data, and press clippings. Related materials are located in the Citizens Council for human Relations, Inc. (CCHR) files and the files of the Citizens Commission on School Desegregation housed in the University Archives, permanent records filed in federal court, records maintained by the Buffalo Branch of the NAACP, and records maintained by the other parties to the suit.

A partial inventory is available upon request.


Topics: Buffalo and WNY History, Education History, Social Activism
Terms of Access:

This collection is stored off-site. Access to off-site materials requires 10 business days’ notice prior to your visit. Contact University Archives at 716-645-2991 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu for more information.

This collection is unprocessed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Contact University Archives at 716-645-2991 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu for more information.

Some or all of these records may be restricted. Contact University Archives at 716-645-2991 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu for more information.