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Articles for the ‘University Archives’

  • Special Collections reopens

    Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

    The University Libraries Special Collections, which includes The Poetry Collection, University Archives, and Rare and Special Books, will reopen to the campus community on March 5. Special Collections …

  • 1967: A Definable Year for UB

    Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

    Fifty years ago, UB found itself at the forefront of national and international issues. From the visits of Muhammad Ali and Robert Kennedy, to censorship of the university’s …

  • Historic Banners of the YMCA Buffalo Niagara

    Monday, May 23rd, 2016

    Perhaps one of the most exciting moments in archival work is the unveiling of newly acquired material. Surveying the contents of boxes may yield countless papers, photographs, books, …

  • Library Artifact: Fran Striker’s Typewriter

    Monday, November 16th, 2015

    UB Archives is home to the Francis Hamilton Striker papers. The collection includes bound radio scripts for many of Fran Striker’s radio serial dramas, including the first few …

  • Silver Creek Shakespeare Club

    Thursday, June 11th, 2015

    The Silver Creek Shakespeare Club was founded in 1889 by Rev. Robert Newton Stubbs in Silver Creek, New York.  The club was founded to, as Rev. Stubbs expressed, …

  • The YMCA Buffalo Niagara records, pt. 2

    Sunday, May 11th, 2014

    Like so many professionals out there, an archivist’s work is never done, and while the YMCA Buffalo Niagara records obtained new and exciting materials, that was only half …