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Black News, 1969-1975
Buffalo Challenger, Buffalo, NY,1963-2006
Buffalo Criterion, Buffalo, NY, 1940-2006
Buffalo Irish Times, Buffalo, NY, 1992-2001
Christian Recorder, Philadelphia, PA, 1854-1902
Colored American, New York, NY, 1837-1841
The North Star, Frederick Douglass' Paper & Douglass Monthly, Rochester, NY, 1847-1855
Freedom's Journal, New York, NY, 1827-1829
Hispanic Newspaper, 1975-1981
(includes clippings and scrapbooks from the Hispanic community)
Impartial Citizen, Albany, NY, 1849-1850


African American Studies Department at Buffalo State
Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier Inc.
Alpha Kappa Boule
Attica NOW!
B.U.I.L.D. - Papers & Challenge to the License Renewal of WNIA & WSAY
Bell Aircraft Corporation & U.A.W. Local 501 - Papers & Strike of 1949
Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration [1916-1925]
Buffalo Affirmative Action Program, Committee Proceedings & Correspondence
Buffalo African American Funeral and Obituary Collection [1948-2007]
Buffalo Branch NAACP
Buffalo Cooperative Economic Society
Buffalo Kwanzaa Committee Papers
Buffalo Model Cities Expo Papers & Photographs
Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority
Buffalo Quarters Historical Society Papers | Batchelor, Lillion 
Buffalo Youth & Young Adult Choral Society 
Buffalo's Afro-Americans: Photos of Historic Events
Colored Musicians Association of Buffalo - Musicians Local 533
Community Food Center of Western New York
Ellicott District Coalition
Erie County Charter Revision Commission: Dr. E.O. Smith, Jr. Files
Grace Manor Nursing Home Founding Committee Papers [1989-1993]
Highland Avenue Neighborhood Preservation Corporation of Niagara Falls 
Housing Opportunities Made Equal [1963-1995]
Institute for People Enterprises 
LINKS of Buffalo
LINKS of Erie County
LINKS of Niagara Falls
Michigan Avenue Y.M.C.A.
New York African-American Institute, Founding Committee Papers
Nurses United CWA Local 1168
Republic Steel Arbitration Cases: The Files of Tom H. Gregory
Black Revolutionary Action Movement [1960-1970]
The Buffalo Irish Times [1992-2001]
Uncrowned Queens Archive
United Auto Workers UAW Local 424
United Citizens Organization 
Urban League of Buffalo 

Personal Papers

Oral Histories

Map of Church Collection Locations


Access a Collection

The Monroe Fordham Regional History Center is currently located in the History and Social Studies Department, Classroom Building C205; and the Archives & Special Collections of E. H. Butler Library, Room 214.

Please contact an archivist to locate a specific collection.

Hope Dunbar, MLIS, JD
Special Collections  Archivist
E. H. Butler Library, Room 214
1300 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY 14222

Phone: 716-878-4790
Fax: 716-878-3134

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