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Duke University Archives
Duke University Archives

The Duke University Archives is the official repository for records of Duke University and has a charge to make them available for use in accordance with policies approved by Duke University's Board of Trustees, administration and faculty. In addition to the official records of the university, the Duke University Archives holds campus publications; audiovisual materials by and about Duke University; papers and selected publications of Duke University faculty members; records of Duke University student and employee organizations and dissertations, theses, final projects and senior honors papers produced by Duke University students.

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Office of Publications Records, 1963-1978 3.25 Linear Feet

Duke University's Office of Publications centralized the task of producing printed materials for campus offices, schools, and other groups. The collection contains correspondence and drafts related to the production of two promotional university booklets: a proposed update to “A Short History (of Duke),” and “Duke Encounters,” a collection of reminiscences about Duke University that was published in 1977. Both booklets were produced under Dr. Elizabeth H. (Betsy) Locke, Editor of the Office of Publications. The collection also contains pamphlets, letterhead, brochures, magazines, cards, booklets, and other types of printed materials produced by the Office of Publications for various campus organizations and academic departments. This collection contains numerous variations of official Duke insignia, emblems, letterhead, and other graphics.

The Office of Publications collection contains correspondence between Editor Elizabeth H. Locke and representatives of various Duke departments related to a proposed update to the book “A Short History (of Duke)”; correspondence between Locke and Duke alumni toward the production of the 1977 book “Duke Encounters,” along with a Xeroxed draft and the finished book; and pamphlets, letterhead, brochures, magazines, cards, booklets, and other types of printed materials produced for Duke campus organizations and academic departments. The printed materials contain many examples of official Duke insignia, emblems, letterhead, and other graphic designs.

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Faculty Newsletter records, 1991-1994 0.25 Linear Feet

Papers related to the publication of the Duke Faculty Newsletter in Duke Dialogue, 1991-1994.

The collection contains news clippings from local publications covering the newsletter, proposed articles, correspondence, and a readership survey.

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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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News Service subject files, 1930-ongoing 117 Linear Feet

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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. Subject-related files created by the Duke University News Service containing clippings, speeches, photographs and reference material.

The collection includes subject files compiled by the News Service, which include newsclippings, photographs, speeches, flyers, brochures, and other reference materials. Files are largely in original order, roughly alphabetical, then chronological.

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News Service Press Releases and Clippings, 1948-2009 121.5 Linear Feet — 0.14 Gigabytes

Contains press releases, clipping files, and National Press Exposure Reports created by the Duke University News Service. Major subjects include Duke University News Service, press releases, public relations, clippings, and mass media. Materials range in date from 1948-2009. English.

Contains clippings, news releases files, and National Press Exposure Reports created by the Duke University News Service. Materials range in date from 1948-2009.

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News Service Biographical Files, circa 1930s - 2004 183 Linear Feet

The Duke News Service informs the public and the university community about research, programs, and events at Duke. The collection consists of biographical files of Duke University faculty, staff, alumni, and others compiled by the News Service, as well as some photographic materials in separate folders. The files contain primarily clippings and also curricula vitae, photographs, and other printed materials. English.

The collection consists of biographical files of Duke University faculty, staff, alumni, and others compiled by the News Service. The files contain primarily clippings and also curricula vitae, and other printed materials; most photographic materials were separated into other folders, described below.