University registrar, 1916-1965
Capen, Samuel Paul, 1878-1956
University of Buffalo--College of Arts and Sciences
University of Buffalo--Administration
Women's Organizations, Buffalo, NY
Park, Julian, 1888-1965
Interview with Deters conducted by Jenny Peterzell, April 20, 1978. Concerns responsibilities of college registrar, change in the job, contacts with faculty and administration, membership in Buffalo women's groups.
Overview: EMMA E. DETERS Emma Deters was the registrar of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Buffalo from 1916-1928. In the latter year she became registrar of the entire university and remained in that position until 1960. From 1960 until her retirement in 1965 she served as registrar of the graduate school. In this interview, Miss Deters briefly discusses her personal background and then focuses on her experiences as the college registrar. She talks at length about her job responsibilities and how they changed as the University expanded, and mentions her contacts with various members of the faculty and administration over the years, particularly Chancellor Capen and Dean Julian Park. Miss Deters also discusses her participation in non-University activities, including her long-time membership in several Buffalo women's groups.
1 Sound cassette
ca. 60 min.
“Emma Deters,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed June 24, 2018, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/4327.