State University of New York at Buffalo. Law Library Special Collections

State University of New York at Buffalo. Law Library Special Collections

O'Brian Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260, United States
The Charles B. Sears Law Library occupies six floors in the center of the School of Law, and boasts a variety of different study spaces available for all UB students. Collections and services are tailored to support the research and educational missions of the UB School of Law community. As the only research-level law library in Western New York, the Charles B. Sears Law Library is an important community resource that serves the legal information needs of the UB community, the practicing bar, and the public at large.

Collection Sampling

Philip Halpern Papers, 1929-1969

Personal papers of Philip Halpern, jurist and law school dean, including correspondence, speeches, notes, legal opinions and records, articles.
Collection ID: LSC.10

Charles B. Sears Law Library records, 1952-2021, bulk 1970-2005

Materials generated or collected by various departments in the Law Library including administrative and faculty reports, correspondence, exhibits, publications, photographs, clippings, etc.
Collection ID: LSC.04.UBLL

Howard R. Berman papers, 1835-1997, bulk 1976-1997

Collection includes original writings by Mr. Berman and background materials he collected in his research and consulting with and on behalf of indigenous peoples.
Collection ID: Law Spec. Coll. 06

Watergate collection, 1974

This collection consists of original notebooks and the investigative files collected by Mr. Dixon when he served as counsel to the United States Congress, House Committee on the Judiciary during the impeachment proceedings regarding President Richard M. Nixon.
Collection ID: Law Spec. Coll. 08

Records of the Law School Alumni Association, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1962-1995

Materials generated by or about the Law School Alumni Association's Board of Directors.
Collection ID: Law Spec. Coll. 01

University at Buffalo Law School records, 1898-2021, bulk 1956-2021

Materials accumulated by the Law Library generated by the Law School or about the Law School including administrative and faculty reports and records, commemorative booklets, publications, photographs, correspondence, clippings, external ephemera, etc.
Collection ID: LSC.02.UBLS

Seneca Land Claim records, 1994-2005

Materials from litigation of Seneca Nation of Indians and Tonawanda Senecas' land claims for Grand Island, New York and the Oil Springs Reservation in Cuba, New York.
Collection ID: Law Spec. Coll. 07

Herald Price Fahringer papers, 1951-2015

The collection consists of Mr. Herald Price Fahringer's case documents, publications, and personal materials from 1951-2015. The collection also includes Mr. Fahringer's plaques and awards. The materials in this collection were collected, created, and used by Mr. Herald Price Fahringer. These materials were donated to the Charles B. Sears Law Library at the University at Buffalo after his death in 2015.
Collection ID: HPF

John Lord O'Brian papers, 1892-1973

Personal papers of John Lord O'Brian, prominent lawyer and public servant, including correspondence, speeches, notes, legal opinions and records, articles.
Collection ID: Law Spec. Coll. 05

The Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy Records and Materials, 1977-2017

Records created by the Baldy Center at the University at Buffalo. Includes office records, publications, and promotional materials.
Collection ID: LSC.13