Vol. 1, no. 3-5; Vol. 2, no. 6
11x4 inch prints 22 photographs
13-Month Crop: One Year in the Life of a Piedmont Virginia Tobacco Farm, 2000-2001 1.5 Linear Feet — 38 photographic prints
Series contains 38 11x14 inch black-and-white (gelatin silver) prints by photographer Jesse Pyrant Andrews, featured in a solo exhibit at Duke University's Perkins Library in 2002. Andrews spent one tobacco farming season, April 2000 to April 2001, using a traditional film camera to document the lives of the people who cultivate tobacco on the Moore family farm in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Images portray the white farm family members as well as seasonal migrant farmworkers. Tobacco farming is so labor-intensive that it is often called a "13-month crop."
16mm, color, optical sound Color fading. 150 film feet, 0:04:09
Principally a map of the towns of Harrisonburg and New Market west to the Shenandoah Mountains showing roads, waterways, churches, and topography. Pencil and colored ink on paper. Scale, 4:10. 42 x 43 cm.
Correspondence, accounts, diary (1869), bills, deeds, wills, legal documents, and other papers (largely 1829-1897). The bulk of the collection relates to Thomas A. Person and his family, and includes letters written from Harrison Co., Tex., and New Orleans (ca. 1850s); student letters from various North Carolina schools (1835-1860); letters of Confederate soldiers concerning military life; and family and business letters with Civil War reminiscences. The early material mostly concerns Thomas A. Person's father, Presley Carter Person, of Louisburg, N.C., and the settlement of his estate. Later material concerns patent medicines manufactured by a member of the family. Other correspondents and names mentioned include W. P. Montgomery, Harriett Person Perry, Levin Perry, Theophilus Perry, Jesse H. H. Person, Joseph Arrington Person, M. P. Person, and Willie Mangum Person.
1975 Accession, 1922-1975 2 boxes
Mess book with accounts of spending and items purchased by officers Alanson B. Moffitt, Justus F. Coy, Capt. J.P. Robinson, Capt. G. Wiley Wells, Lt. T.J. Burr, Lt. Albert Chamberlain, and Surgeon B.T. Kneeland.
Back side: Hayti Shoe Repair Shop, Selective Service, S.W. Shaw prop., phone R-4601, 713 Fayetteville St. Durham N.C.
Faīrus Kurunā al-mūstajid: kayfa taḥmī nafsak wa-al-ʾākharīn min al-ʿadwa; Translation: The emerging Corona virus, how to protect yourself and others; Creator: Wizārat al-Ṣiḥḥah wa-al-Isʻāf al-ʻĀmm; Place of creation: Damascus; Size: 19 2/8 th inch wide and 27 inches high
San Francisco, CA
25 Under 25 Exhibit Prints, 2003 2 boxes
Includes exhibit prints from the Center for Documentary Studies' 2003 exhibit, taken from the book 25 Under 25: Up and Coming American Photographers, published 2003. Images include both digital and gelatin silver prints, which have been matted in some cases. Photographs have been arranged by size. Description below includes the photographer's name, the title of their project (as reflected in the book), and information on each photograph's dimensions and coloring.
French press book; Starring Eddie Murphy.
Academia (AC), 1931-2006 10 boxes
This series chronicles Franklin's work as a professor of history. It includes materials documenting his role as a mentor and advisor to numerous undergraduate and graduate students, his lecture notes and other classroom materials, and his administrative and committee work at various institutions. Student Files make up a significant portion of the series. Franklin kept files on particular students, arranged by name, from Brooklyn College or the University of Chicago. Teaching Materials consists largely of general lecture notes from various courses Franklin taught through his career. The Colleges and Universities subseries has been arranged by school, with the majority of files stemming from Franklin's work at Brooklyn College, University of Cambridge, University of Chicago, and Duke University. This subseries includes materials relating to Franklin's appointments and employment as well as department and university-level correspondence, events, and committees.
This series contains three subseries which should assist the user in searching for individual advertisements within the Image Files. The first two Access Files subseries are photocopies (called here "job tickets") of all the images in the Image Files arranged in two different ways. The first group of job tickets is arranged as the images are, in number order. The second subseries is an exact copy of the first, but arranged by advertising topic, described below. Each file, however, does not have exactly the same number of items, and so certain series may be missing some individual numbers. The third subseries is the card file, comprised of cards with brief description and indexed terms from the advertisements. The images contain additional information recorded on the verso side.
The subject files, correspondence, published materials, and other miscellaneous items in this collection generally relate to city government and the history of Durham, North Carolina. The wide variety of subjects addressed by the files held by James R. Hawkins reflect the various issues that concerned the citizens of Durham, and Hawkins as its mayor, during the early1970s.
Accession (1993-0285), 1964-1992 5 boxes
The collection is comprised of manuscripts, drafts, and proofs of poems, as well as notes, correspondence, clippings, and printed materials (including serials and anthologies). The collection documents Applewhite's work as a poet and professor of English at Duke University, including his research about Wordsworth. Manuscripts in the collection include Lessons in Soaring: Poems, A History of the River: Poems, and River Writing: An Eno Journal.
There is no boxlist for this accession. Access is RESTRICTED: Written permission is required to view correspondence and business records.
Primarily contains business and Spengler and Kress family correspondence, especially between Joseph and his wife Dot (circa 1919-1976). Also includes manuscripts for Dot's genealogical novel, Family Saga in America (circa 1930s); Joseph's work, Life in America; and Dot's journals and diaries (1924-1939, 1969). There are Christmas cards, postcards, and newspaper clippings; photographs of family and friends, including 2 tintypes, 32 cartes-de-visite, 1 color and 91 black-and-white prints, and 76 healthy nitrate negatives; and lace knitted by Dot's grandmother.
Also includes 6 photograph albums kept by Dot. Two contain photos taken by her with a brownie camera in and of Piqua, OH (1914-1919). One contains photographs and memorabilia depicting her life as a college student at Miami University (OH, 1919-1921). Three contain photos of the Spengler's homes, friends, and life in Tuscon, AZ; Tampa, FL (1930-1938); and Durham, NC and at Duke University (1932-1940). The are also records the 1938 Duke University faculty baseball team.
16 boxes supposedly have "graphic material:" 19, 23, 26, 28, 35, 38, 48, 60, 90-96, and 98.
Contains the publisher's negatives for the company's wholesale and retail catalogs, which feature women musicians and composers.
This accession is an addition to an existing processed collection of materials. The financial records in this accession document the operations, organization, and fund raising activities of ALFA from 1972 to 1993, chiefly from 1977-1993. Included in this collection are: Expense/Income ledgers, financial reports, general meeting minutes, copies of deeds and contracts, business correspondence, fund raising materials, lists of members, donations registers, canceled checks, and bank statements.
Correspondence with various individuals, organizations, and literary magazines, arranged in alphabetical order. Some correspondence is foldered by subject and incorporated into the alphabetical arrangement. Also included with this accession are miscellaneous published and unpublished poetry and essays, diaries, and miscellaneous clippings and notes.
Accession (1999-0184) 4 boxes
Accession (1999-0184) (dated 1953-1998) consists primarily of writings by Alexander Blackburn, including books, articles, clippings, and typescripts of unpublished works. Also included is correspondence with writer Frank Waters and some other letters; memorabilia; and editorial files and an almost complete run of the literary journal, Writer's Forum, which Blackburn edited.
Accession (2001-0009), 1993-2000 4 boxes
The accession (2001-0009) documents the behind-the-scenes work required to put together BUST. Materials include issues 1-15 of the magazine; layouts and copy-editing material; biographies of contributors; article submissions; column material ("Girls,""Fashions,""The Shit," etc.); advertisement documentation; correspondence (letter and electronic mail); press coverage of BUST; promotional material; material related to the publication and promotion of the book The BUST Guide to the New Girl Order; and a variety of graphic items, including color (9) and black-and-white photographs (6), original black-and-white ink drawings, and color prints (23), as well as color slides (12).
Primarily records of the American Economic Review,, specifically office files consisting of correspondence, manuscripts, book reviews, and referee reports (1969-1998). There are also records for the American Economic Association (1886-1984) and the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP, 1972-1993), including histories, reports, minutes, newsletters, statistics, and material related to membership, conferences, and boards. There is a small set of office files for the Journal of Economic Literature (1975, 1984-1994, and undated). In addition, there are 50 black-and-white photographs of former AEA presidents, a 39x10-inch black-and-white group photograph taken at an unidentified meeting, 48 rolls of microfilm from various journals (mostly AER), 63 microfiche of JEL correspondence (-1980), 7 reel-to-reel audiotapes, and 15 floppy disks from CSWEP.