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.
Contains clippings, news releases files, and National Press Exposure Reports created by the Duke University News Service. Materials range in date from 1948-2009.
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.
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.
The collection contains news clippings from local publications covering the newsletter, proposed articles, correspondence, and a readership survey.
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.