Donations and Transfers

The D’Youville College Archives welcomes donations of materials that document the history and evolution of the College from administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the general public.  Materials of particular interest include records of student organizations and social clubs (including founding documents, minutes, reports, publications, and photographs), records of academic programs and schools, college publications (programs, flyers, newsletters), faculty and staff biographical records, and documentation of life at D’Youville (scrapbooks, diaries, letters, and photographs).

Donations                                                                                                                 Donations are considered gifts to the Archives, and donors will be asked to sign a deed of gift document acknowledging transfer of ownership to the Archives.  The Archives collects materials in all formats, including paper, photographs, memorabilia, audio/visual materials, and electronic records.

For more information on donations, contact the Archives at 716.829.8155.

For general information on donating personal papers and materials to an archive, see the Society of American Archivists brochure, A Guide to Donating Your Personal or Family Papers to a Repository.

Transferring College Records                                                                                    

The College Archives acquires and preserves institutional records of administrators, departments, schools, faculty and staff.  The College Archivist is available for consultation to determine the historic and research value of records, as well as for transfer of records to the Archives.

Materials of particular interest include records of academic programs and schools, college publications (programs, flyers, newsletters), and faculty and staff biographical records.  For more information on transferring records, contact the Archives at 716.829.8155.

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