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Finding Aid for the William H. Sanford Papers, 1948-1987

31/5F/936

State University of New York at Buffalo. University Archives


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Buffalo, NY 14260
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Finding aid prepared by John Edens.
Finding aid encoded in EAD by Jessica Tanny, November 2006.
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid prepared using local best practices.

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Collection Overview

Title: William H. Sanford Papers, 1948-1987
Creator: Sanford, William H.
Extent: 2 manuscript boxes, 3 flat boxes (3.5 linear feet)
Language of Material: Collection material in English.
Repository: State University of New York at Buffalo. University Archives
Abstract: Papers from University at Buffalo varsity swimming coach, William H. Sanford. Collection includes photographs of University of Buffalo varsity swimmers and tennis players, planning documents for athletic facilities, and swimming and diving score records. Also included is the San-Dell Computer No.1 for Diving and Synchronized Swimming (1958) developed by Sanford and Robert W. Bedell.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Description and dates], Box/folder number, 31/5F/936, William H. Sanford Papers, 1948-1987, University Archives, The State University of New York at Buffalo.

See the Archives' preferred citations instructions for additional information.

Acquisition Information

Collection deposited at the University Archives by Ellen Sanford Henry, August 24, 1993.

Terms of Access

The William H. Sanford Papers, 1948-1987 are open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Processing Information

Processed by John Edens, August 2004.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.


Biographical Note

William H. Sanford, III, was born in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1920. He graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1948 and became the University's first swimming coach the same year. He retired in 1980. Sanford died in 1991. For more information, see the University Archives' biographical file.


Scope and Content Note

Collection includes photographs of University of Buffalo varsity swimmers and tennis players (some are identified, most are not dated); planning documents for athletic facilities, swimming and diving score records, curricular material, and information about professional organizations which Sanford belonged to. Also included is the San-Dell Computer No.1 for Diving and Synchronized Swimming (1958) developed by Sanford and Robert W. Bedell.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged in series: I. Photographs; II. Athletic Facilities; III. Miscellaneous and IV. Swimming and Athletics.


Container List

Box-folder Contents
1.1-1.4 Swimming photographs
2.1 Gymnastics photographs
2.2 Saturday morning swimming program photographs
2.3 Swimming photographs
3.1-3.2 Tennis photographs
3.3 Judo and swimming photographs; photographs of coaches
Box-folder Contents
4.1 Planning documents for athletic facilities on the North Campus
4.2-4.3 University at Buffalo Athletic Hall of Fame, 1984-1987
Box-folder Contents
4.4 Expenses for 1959 Buffalonian yearbook
4.5 University of Buffalo commencement, 1958
4.6 Correspondence to William H. Sanford, 1971-1977
4.7 Committee on Fraternities and Sororities, 1976-1977
4.8 Phi Kappa Psi fraternity handbook, 1957
Box-folder Contents
4.9 Department of Recreation By-laws Committee, 1976-1977
4.10 Coaching Swimming student papers, 1953
4.11 Swimming score book, 1954/1955 term
4.12 Swimming score sheets, 1956/1957 term
4.13 Diving score sheets, 1956/1957 term
5.1 Swimming scores, 1963, 1967
5.2 Swimming annual reports (drafts), 1953/1954, 1956/1957 terms
5.3 Canadian American All Star Swimming Meet in Buffalo, January 26, 1957
5.4 Proposed aquatics tract for physical education majors, undated
5.5 Swimming alumni, undated
5.6 Swimming and tennis varsity team rosters, 1971/1972, 1973/1974 terms
5.7 Athletics Department handbooks and directories; athletic banquets, 1957-1983
5.7 " U/B, a competitive campus for sportsmen," by Dick Baldwin, 1971
5.8 Athletics policies, 1950, 1957
5.9 College Swimming Coaches Association of America, 1961-1967
5.10 Association of Certified Swimming Officials of New York State, undated
5.11 " Textbook of abstracts for physiology of exercise," 1948
5.12 International Swimming Hall of Fame Yearbook, 1972, 1973
5.13 San-Dell Computer No.1 for Diving and Synchronized Swimming, 1958

Search Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Library's online catalog:

Contributors

Bedell, Robert W.
State University of New York at Buffalo. University Archives

Subject Terms

Athletics--New York (State)--Buffalo
Coaches(Athletics)--New York (State)--Buffalo
State University of New York at Buffalo--Sports
State University of New York at Buffalo--Archives
Swimming--New York (State)--Buffalo
University of Buffalo--Sports

Genre Terms

Photographs

Associated Material

Related Resources

31/0/173 -- Division of Athletics Media Guides, 1945-2003

31/0/855 -- Division of Athletics Media Guides, 2003-current