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Established in 1926, the Divinity School is one of 13 seminaries founded and supported by the United Methodist Church, and attracts students from around the nation and several different countries. The Divinity School has from its beginnings been ecumenical in aspiration, teaching, and practice. This collection contains information and materials documenting the operations of the Divinity School, including the activities of its deans, faculty, students, as well as various councils, committees and organizations within and associated with the school.

This collection contains information and materials documenting the operations of the Divinity School, including the activities of its deans, faculty, students, as well as various councils, committees and organizations within and associated with the school. Types of documents include correspondence, reports, convocations, information about the expansion and renovation of the school, strategic plans, minutes of various council, committee, and faculty meetings, photographs, sermons, bulletins, records of the theological society and other organizations within the school, financial records, lectures, publications, subject files, statistics, deans' files, academic programs, information about field education, alumni affairs, information about faculty members, documents relating to the early history of the Divinity School when it was known as the School of Religion, and other administrative files and records.

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The Duke Chapel fifty-bell carillon was installed in 1932 and is used to play afternoon recitals, and programs on holidays and other public occasions. Duke's carillon has been played by university carillonneurs Anton Brees and J. Samuel Hammond. The collection was created by Hammond, and contains records relating to the operations and activities of Duke Chapel carillon and ranges in date from 1929-2018. Materials include administrative records, correspondence, printed recital programs, carillon and carillonneur material, clippings, photographs, and performance recordings.

The Duke Chapel Carillon Records were created by the university carillonneur J. Samuel Hammond, and contains records relating to the operations and activities of Duke Chapel carillon and ranges in date from 1929-2018. Materials include administrative records, correspondence, printed recital programs, carillon and carillonneur material, clippings, photographs, and performance recordings.

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The Duke Graduate Students Union is a student organization partnered with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) to create a labor union representing graduate student workers at Duke University. Records cover the campaign to form a collective bargaining union as well as subsequent efforts to organize as a direct-action, direct-join union.

The Duke Graduate Students Union records span 2013-2017, with the bulk of the material from 2016-2017. Records include correspondence with University administration, the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC), DGSU membership, and University listserves, as well as solidarity letters from other labor entities. Also included are promotional materials such as presentations and advertisements, collected anti-union organizing materials, meeting notes, legal documents filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) related to the petition to unionize, media coverage, and photographs of events held by DGSU during their campaign.

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The Duke Real Estate Office manages and makes plans for all space owned by Duke University and Duke University Health System, the Washington Duke Inn, and Duke Forest. The Duke Real Estate Office Records contain copies of deeds; easements; correspondence; maps; real estate documents; and reports of the land transactions for the building of Duke University since acquiring the first lots in 1893; Highland Hospital properties in Buncombe County; Maplewood Cemetery; and Urban Land Institute studies.

The Duke Real Estate Office records contain copies of deeds; maps; related correspondence; and reports of the land transactions for the building of Duke University since acquiring the first lots in 1893.

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Frederick Joerg papers, circa 1942-1967 3 Linear Feet — 2000 Items

Frederick Joerg joined Duke University in 1948 as an assistant professor of Economics. He later became a professor of Business Administration and Forest Management, and he worked in university administration as the Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Assistant Provost for Academic Administration starting in the 1960s. Joerg retired in 1983. Material includes lecture notes, papers concerning the Southeastern Personnel Conference, and papers related to Joerg's administrative duties at Duke.

Material includes lecture notes, papers concerning the Southeastern Personnel Conference, and papers related to Joerg's administrative duties at Duke.

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Leadership Education at Duke Divinity provides educational services, intellectual resources, and facilitates networks of institutions influencing Christian institutional leadership. Leadership Education at Duke Divinity School Records contain correspondence, memoranda, research, and reports related to the Pulpit and Pew research project; Forum on Excellence/Advancing Pastoral Excellence Initiative project; Duke Youth Academy; and the website for national Sustaining Pastoral Excellence projects.

The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, research, and reports related to the Pulpit and Pew research project; Forum on Excellence/Advancing Pastoral Excellence Initiative project; Duke Youth Academy; and the website for national Sustaining Pastoral Excellence projects.

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News Service Scrapbook collection, 1916-1944 15.9 Linear Feet — 23 Items

The mission of the Duke News Service is to inform the public and the university community about research, programs, and events at Duke; to increase public understanding and appreciation of scholarly contributions made by Duke's faculty and the work of its other employees and students; and to provide media relations and consultative services to faculty and administrators. The collection includes News Service scrapbooks for both Trinity College and Duke University. General interest and sports news make up the bulk of the clippings. The collection ranges in date from 1916-1944.

The collection includes News Service scrapbooks for both Trinity College and Duke University. General interest and sports news make up the bulk of the clippings. Among the major subjects are student life and traditions, the building of the university, and news of the major and minor sports. Some of the clippings relate to obscure organizations at Duke, including the Cat's Head Club. In addition to clippings are news releases, programs and correspondence. Scrapbooks 8-21 contain clippings only. According to a handwritten note on the clippings envelope in box 11, scrapbook 22 was dismantled in 1989. The clippings envelope contains articles related to the last illness, death and burial of President Few. The collection ranges in date from 1916-1944.

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Procurement Services records, circa 1945-Ongoing 1.4 Linear Feet — 255 Items

Formerly known as the Material Support Department, Procurement Services manages Duke University purchasing systems. This collection contains memoranda, newsletters, catalogs and other records. Topics include Duke University administration.

This collection contains memoranda, newsletters, catalogs and other records. Topics include Duke University administration.

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School of Law records, 1914-Ongoing 119.5 Linear Feet — 73,600 Items

The School of Law dates its origins as far back as 1850. The school experienced many organizational changes and several temporary closures in its early years before re-establishing itself as the School of Law in 1904. This collection includes papers of deans of the law school in 1930 and continuing forward. Also included are materials related to the law school's publications, the Duke Bar Association, legal research centers, the law library, Richard Nixon's time as a student at the law school and general administrative files dating back to 1914.

This collection includes papers of the deans of the School of Law starting in 1930. This material covers a wide range of information relating to the daily operations of the law school and includes: general correspondence, financial documents, annual reports, recruitment files, clerkship files, clippings, subject files, meeting minutes, development materials, and general office files. The collection also includes information about the various law school journals and publications edited and created by both students and faculty. Administrative files date back to 1914 and include: blank exams, financial documents, correspondence, placement bulletins, and other general files. Topics include legal education, Richard Nixon, administration, faculty, students, alumni, university presidents and administrators, the American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Schools, the school's Legal Aid Clinic, and law library.