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University Marshal records, 1942-1989 40 Linear Feet

The Office of the University Marshal is responsible for some of Duke University's most significant occasions: opening convocation, Founders' Day, and commencement. The University Marshal Records include correspondence, lists of candidates for degrees, memos, programs, financial records, records of the awarding of honorary degrees, minutes of the commencement committee, statistics, speeches, and other printed materials. Major subjects include information and procedures related to Founder's Day, baccalaureate services, convocations, and commencements; and files that detail the daily operation of the Office of the University Marshal. English.

The University Marshal Records includes correspondence, lists of candidates for degrees, memos, programs, financial records, records of the awarding of honorary degrees, minutes of the commencement committee, statistics, speeches, and other printed materials. Major subjects include information and procedures related to Founder's Day, baccalaureate services, convocations, and commencements; and files that detail the daily operation of the Office of the University Marshal.

The University Marshall Records is arranged by accession date. These accessions are given in chronological order. The descriptions given for each box are general descriptions of the contents of the box and are not folder titles. There is some consistency in the contents of the boxes from one accession to another, but the folder titles are not identical.

Access to all folders in Box 3 is RESTRICTED. Please consult University Archives staff.

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University Finance Reference collection, 1948-ongoing 1.6 Linear Feet — approx. 700 Items

The University Finances Reference Collection contains files of publications, reports, news clippings, and memoranda related to the University's investments, fundraising, budgeting and similar financial matters. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

The University Finances Reference Collection contains files of publications, reports, news clippings, and memoranda related to the University's investments, fundraising, budgeting and other financial matters. Major subjects include fundraising campaigns, and endowment management. The collection includes several publications produced to explain the University's finances to students.

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Town and Gown Reference collection, 1894-ongoing 1 Linear Foot — 900 Items

The Town and Gown Reference Collection contains files of clippings, reports, publications, flyers, and other material concerning the University's relations with the city and county of Durham and the Research Triangle region. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

The collection contains files of clippings, reports, publications, flyers, and other material concerning the University's relationships with, impact on, and service to the city and county, and the region. The bulk dates are 1965 to 1995. Major topics include education, financial matters (including taxation), transportation, and student service to the community through organizations such as Kazi Ya Sanna ("work of art" in Swahili, 1997) and CHANCE (Concern and Help for the Advancement of Needy Children through Education, 1987). Major programs covered include the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership and the Education Improvement Program, a project funded by the Ford Foundation to assist Durham schools. Durham neighborhoods figuring prominently in the material include Edgemont, Walltown, and Trinity Park. Notable items include an 1894 statement titled "Relations of College and Community;" "The Third Side of the Triangle: Duke University's Interaction with the Community and Region," a 1969 report about the University's public services; and campus publications such as The Duke Community Reporter.

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Subject Files Reference collection, 1859-ongoing 2.5 Linear Feet — approx. 2,000 Items

The Subject Files Reference Collection contains files concerning a variety of subjects common to academic institutions, such as institutional history and governance, diversity, parking, statistics, and so forth. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

The collection contains files concerning a variety of subjects common to academic institutions. The materials present include memoranda, lists and compilations, brochures, news clippings, articles about the University, and manuscripts. Major subjects include university history and governance, tuition and financial aid, pluralism, and transportation and parking. Among the notable subjects is a 1975 fact-finding trip to China led by Mrs. Terry Sanford.

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Student Life Reference collection, 1963-ongoing 0.5 Linear Feet — approx. 400 Items

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Collection contains news clippings, flyers, brochures and other material pertaining to student life at Duke. Topics include health, sexuality, safety, and financial issues.

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Robert F. Durden Reference collection, circa 1965-2001 0.5 Linear Feet — about 21 Items

Robert F. Durden is a professor emeritus of history at Duke University. He has written numerous articles and several books about the history of Duke University, the Duke Family and The Duke Endowment. The collection includes reprints of articles and a speech written by Durden about Duke University, the Duke Family, and The Duke Endowment as well as a bibliography of selected works by Durden and clippings. The material ranges in date from circa 1965-2001.

This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research. It includes reprints of articles and a speech written by Durden about Duke University, the Duke Family, and The Duke Endowment as well as a bibliography of selected works by Durden and clippings. The material ranges in date from circa 1965-2001.

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Labor Unions Reference collection, 1958-2001 0.5 Linear Feet

Collection contains materials such as newspaper clippings, flyers, publicly-distributed memoranda, form-letters, and agreement books pertaining to the organization and unionization of Duke's non-academic employees. The collection ranges in date from 1965-2001 with bulk dates of 1965-1979. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Collection contains materials such as newspaper clippings, flyers, publicly-distributed memoranda, form-letters, and agreement books pertaining to the organization and unionization of Duke's non-academic employees. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

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Julian Abele reference collection, 1974-2009 0.5 Linear Feet

Julian Abele was the chief designer for Horace Trumbauer's architectural firm in Philadelphia, PA. He designed the buildings for the Duke University campus, including Duke Chapel. The reference collection includes articles, correspondence, clippings, printed and genealogical material, and other files related to Abele.

The Julian Abele reference collection includes articles, correspondence, clippings, printed and genealogical material, and other files related to Julian Abele, his work, his family, and African American architects.

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Gross-Edens Affair Reference collection, 1960, 1994 0.25 Linear Feet — approx. 150 Items

The Gross-Edens Affair Reference Collection contains files of newspaper clippings, correspondence and memoranda, and articles concerning a 1960 administrative controversy at Duke. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Contains newspaper clippings, administrative memoranda and correspondence, and committee reports pertaining to an administrative controversy at Duke. Among the people and committees represented are Duke President Arthur H. Edens, Professor Paul M. Gross, chairman of the Board of Trustees Norman A. Cocke, the University Council, and a special committee of the faculty.

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Graduate School Reference collection, 1958-ongoing 0.7 Linear Feet — approx. 300 Items

The Graduate School Reference Collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research. It includes printed matter, clippings, newsletters, reports, memoranda, and statistics. The collection ranges in date from 1958-ongoing.