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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, MS 100, Penelope Ploughman Love Canal Collection, 1978-1994, University Archives, State University of New York at Buffalo.Acquisition Information
The Penelope Ploughman Love Canal Collection was donated to University Archives in February 2008 by Dr. Penelope Ploughman.Terms of Access
The bulk of the Penelope Ploughman Love Canal Collection, 1978-1994, is 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.Alternate Forms
In the fall of 2008, several slides from the Penelope Ploughman Love Canal Collection, 1978-1994, were digitized for inclusion in a Love Canal digital image collection. The Love Canal digital image collection will be available through the Love Canal Collections website available at: http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/specialcollections/lovecanal/ .Processing Information
Processed by Nathan Tallman, February 2009.Accruals and Additions
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
Penelope Ploughman was a member of the University at Buffalo's Sociology Department and Dr. Adeline Levine's "Love Canal Research Group" from 1977-1980. Building on her work as part of the "Love Canal Research Group", Ploughman wrote her dissertation on the news coverage of Love Canal. Using her research materials and the extensive photographs she took, Ploughman developed the slide presentation The History and Development of Love Canal: From Model City Dream to Environmental Nightmare, which she used in lectures for several years.
After earning her Ph.D. in 1984, Ploughman earned a J.D. from the University at Buffalo's Law School in 1989.
This collection includes research materials and images relating to the environmental disaster known as Love Canal. Contents include slides, photographs, clippings, microfilm copies of additional clippings, CD-ROMs containing digital images, and a dissertation.
I. Love Canal Research Materials, 1978-1994
Scope and Content Note: This series include slides, photographs, clippings, microfilm copies of additional clippings, CD-ROMs containing digital images, and a dissertation.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.
|1.1||CD-ROMs with digital Love Canal images,
transcript from the slide presentation
The History and Development of Love Canal:
From Model City Dream to Environmental Nightmare.
|1.2-1.3||Clippings, 1979-1988, 1992-1993, undated|
|3||Clippings, 1982-1998; includes front sections newspapers and clippings.|
|1.4||Clippings on the S-Area, 1983|
|1.5||The Creation of Newsworthy Events: An Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of the Man-Made Disaster at Love Canal dissertation thesis by Penelope Ploughman, 1984|
|1.6-2.1||Microfilmed news clippings,
Buffalo Evening News,
New York Times, and
[4 rolls of microfilm, 1 set negative, 1 set positive; 2 folders]
|2.2||Photocopied clippings, 1979-1994, undated|
|2.4-2.6||Slides of Love Canal images, 1978-1982|
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Library's online catalog: