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Love Canal: Collections

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2024 4:17 PM

The following collections contain paper records, photographs and newspaper clippings related to Love Canal.  Click on the highlighted collection title to see that collection's online finding aid.  Tips for locating and using online finding aids can be found on the Searching page of this guide.  All of the University Archives' online finding aids can be searched herePaper finding aids are available in the University Archives for collections that are not highlighted.

For assistance, please contact the University Archives at or (716) 645-2916.

For information about publishing material from these collections, please see the Rights and Reproductions tab of this guide.

The collections listed below contain photographs and photographic slides related to Love Canal.

The following collections contain newspaper clippings published by local, national and international newspapers and news agencies.

  • Love Canal Newspaper Clippings Database:  A keyword-searchable database for the newspaper clippings found in MS 122: Love Canal Newspaper Clipping collection.
    • Due to copyright restrictions, the database does not give direct access to full-text articles.  Photocopies of articles found in the database are available for a fee by contacting the University Archives.
  • Niagara Gazette:  A small selection of digitized full-text newspaper clippings from the Niagara Gazette, who granted permission for their inclusion on the University Archives website in 1998 as a part of the Library Services and Technology Act Grant.
  • MS 100: Penelope Ploughman Love Canal Collection, 1978-1994. 

Additional background information, timelines, and a glossary of individuals, organizations and other terminology related to Love Canal can be found on the About page of the University Archives' Love Canal website.