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Archives & Special Collections: Complete Collection Listing



The Monroe Fordham Regional History Center

Information About the Collections

The collections listed below are available in a number of formats and list the complete collections for the Monroe Fordham Regional History Center. For a more in depth break down by subject, please visit our Subject Guide that lists both the MFC and Archives & Special Collections holdings.

Newspapers & Journal Publications (11)

Afro-Americans in New York Life and HistoryNiagara Falls, NY, 1977-2015
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

Organizations (41)

African American Studies Department at Buffalo State [1973-1991]
Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier Inc.
Alpha Kappa Boule [1954-2003]
Attica NOW! [1971-1975]
B.U.I.L.D. - Papers & Challenge to the License Renewal of WNIA & WSAY [1967-1975]
Bell Aircraft Corporation & U.A.W. Local 501 - Papers & Strike of 1949
Black Revolutionary Action Movement [1960-1970]
Black Faculty & Staff Association [1974-1989]
Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration [1916-1925]
Buffalo Affirmative Action Program, Committee Proceedings & Correspondence [1970-1978]
Buffalo Branch NAACP
Buffalo Civil Rights Era Files | White, Theresa J.
Buffalo Cooperative Economic Society [1928-1961]
Buffalo Kwanzaa Committee Papers
Buffalo Model Cities Expo Papers & Photographs [1966-1978]
Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority [2003-2006]
Buffalo Quarters Historical Society Papers | Batchelor, Lillion 
Buffalo Youth & Young Adult Choral Society [1970-2000]
Buffalo's Afro-Americans: Photos of Historic Events
Colored Musicians Association of Buffalo - Musicians Local 533
Community Food Center of Western New York [1980-1987]
Ellicott District Coalition [1968-1982]
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 [1980-1984]
Housing Opportunities Made Equal [1963-1995]
Institute for People Enterprises [1978-1983]
Kenmore Teachers Association Minutes, Executive Committee Meetings [1928-1963]
LINKS of Buffalo [1954-1985]
LINKS of Erie County [1987-2006]
LINKS of Niagara Falls [1950-2000]
Michigan Avenue Y.M.C.A. [1926-1967]
New York African-American Institute, Founding Committee Papers
Niagara Community Center Association [1927-1977]
Nurses United CWA Local 1168
Republic Steel Arbitration Cases: The Files of Tom H. Gregory [1938-1960]
Royal Serenaders Male Chorus [1946-2009]
Uncrowned Queens Archive
United Auto Workers UAW Local 424
United Citizens Organization Papers [1976-1996]
Urban League of Buffalo Corporate Minutes & Reports [1927-1984]

Map of Church Collection Locations

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Digital Commons

Some collections are available online. 

The Monroe Fordham Regional History Center Digital Collections

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

Email: dunbarhm@buffalostate.edu
Phone: 716-878-4790
Fax: 716-878-3134

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