HIS301: Historical Writing: UB & WWII
UB & World War II - An Introduction
During World War II, the University at Buffalo (then a private school known as the "University of Buffalo") participated in the war effort like many other colleges and universities across the United States. Material in the University Archives can reveal insight into UB's culture, and the issues faced by UB, at the time of the Second World War.
Use the following resources to supplement your primary source research.
- UB and World War II guide - Information on military programs at UB
- UB Digital Collections
- Buffalonian yearbooks - Click on yearbooks 1941-1945 to get a glimpse into student life during this time
- Finding Aids database
- Finding aids are documents that describe/list the items in archival collections
- Navigate to the link to conduct a search for a subject or topic to reveal relevant collections in the University Archives
- If you see the description of an item you would like to view, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- UB Bee (1921-1950) via NYS Historic Newspapers
- Full-text searchable database, allowing you browse issues of the Bee, 1921-1950
- Navigate to the search bar to conduct an advanced search
Please use these recommend resources to identify a collection or primary source of interest for your project. You can also conduct your own keyword search via our Finding Aids Database. If you see the description of an item you would like to view, contact email@example.com.