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The Chamber Arts Society was created in 1945 and is dedicated to the performance of classical music by small chamber ensembles. This collection includes programs for many performances from 1990-2016.

The Chamber Arts Society Collection includes programs from many Chamber Arts Society performances from 1990-2016.

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Committee on African Studies records, 1965-1976. 1.5 Linear Feet — 1,000 items

The Committee on African Studies formed in 1965 as part of the Center for International Studies at Duke University. The committee was composed of faculty from the departments of history, political science, anthropology, and economics. Its mission included supporting research in Africa, publishing articles and sponsoring lectures on African studies, and developing African studies curricula for middle school and high school students. Records date from 1967 to 1976 and consist of correspondence, papers and proposals, course materials, reprints, and sound recordings. The Committee's work focused on cultures including the Dan, Mbuti, Somali, and Zulu. The bulk of the material relates to the African Curriculum Development Project conducted in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, and publication of the series Africa Sketches. English.

These records were produced by the Committee on African Studies in the course of their activities. Materials are present from 1967 to 1976. The records consist of correspondence, papers and proposals, course materials, reprints, and sound recordings. The bulk of the material relates to the African Curriculum Development Project.

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Duke Artists Series records, 1931-2000 9 Linear Feet — 6,000 Items

The Duke Artists Series, founded in 1931, brings international music, opera, and dance performances to University venues. The Duke Artists Series was administered by the Office of Cultural Affairs and later, the Office of University Life. This collection includes programs, printed matter, correspondence, clippings, artist contracts, financial materials, and box office reports. Major subjects include Duke University, the Duke Artists Series, the Office of Cultural Affairs, the Office of University Life, and performing arts. Materials range in date from 1931-2000. English.

Contains programs, printed matter, correspondence and artists contracts, and financial and box office reports pertaining to the Duke Artists Series. Materials range in date from 1931-2000.

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Duke University Museum of Art records, 1962 - 2002 17.5 Linear Feet — approx. 14,000 Items

The Duke University Museum of Art opened to the public in 1969, in a renovated science building on the University's East Campus. In 1998, Duke alumnus Raymond D. Nasher donated funds to support construction of a new art museum at Duke University, the Nasher Museum of Art, set to open in 2005. Collection includes correspondence, administrative files, financial records, exhibit catalogs and publicity material, fund-raising files, clippings, photographs, and related records. Major subjects include the opening of the Museum of Art, the Brummer Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Art, and exhibits. Materials range in date from 1962 to 2002. English.

Collection includes correspondence, administrative files, financial records, exhibit catalogs and publicity material, fund-raising files, clippings, photographs, and related records. Major subjects include the opening of the Museum of Art, the Brummer Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Art, and exhibits. Materials range in date from 1962 to 2002.

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Duke University Press records, 1812-2019 487 Linear Feet — 2.98 Gigabytes

Duke University Press publishes both scholarly books and journals, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. In its early years, preference was given to works published by faculty, graduate students and alumni and to works focused on southern states. The records of Duke University Press span from 1812-2019 and consist of correspondence, annual catalogs, advertisements, annual reports, Board minutes, contracts and agreements, book and journal reviews, financial records, marketing files, the records of former director Steve Cohn, and facsimiles of the Carlyle letters.

The records are arranged in the following series: Director's files, Editorial Advisory Board, Editorial files, Author files, Subject files, Financial records, Catalogs, the Association of American University Presses, the Carlyle Letters, Marketing Files, and Steve Cohn Papers. The collection consists of correspondence, annual catalogs, advertisements, Board minutes, annual reports, contracts and agreements, book and journal reviews, financial records, correspondence, art and publicity related to the marketing of publications, and facsimiles of the Carlyle letters. The material ranges in date from 1812-2019.

Much of the contents list for the Editorial Files, Marketing Files, Steve Cohn papers, and Executive Support shared email were provided by Duke Press and have not been arranged or described by the Duke University Archives.

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Interdisciplinary Studies records, 1998-2006 31.5 Linear Feet — 23,000 Items

Duke University's strategic plan emphasizes interdisciplinary studies because important teaching, learning, and research often occur across the traditional boundaries of disciplines, departments, or schools. Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke University became an office under the direction of the Provost with the appointment of the first Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies in 1998. Prior to this, direction of interdisciplinary studies was a responsibility of the Dean of the Graduate School/Vice Provost for Graduate Education. Records contain subject files, correspondence, reports, and planning documents related to Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke, including the Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies, the Franklin Humanities Institute, Information Science and Information Studies, Women's Studies, Science Technology and Human Values, the Black Faculty Initiative, the University Scholars Program, global health, arts and humanities, the arts warehouse, development and grants, and faculty involvement with interdisciplinary teaching.

Records contain subject files, correspondence, reports, and planning documents related to Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke, including the Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies, the Franklin Humanities Institute, Information Science and Information Studies, Women's Studies, Science Technology and Human Values, the Black Faculty Initiative, the University Scholars Program, global health, arts and humanities, the arts warehouse, development and grants, and faculty involvement with interdisciplinary teaching.

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International Studies Center records, 1952-1957 0.5 Linear Feet — 500 Items

The Institute Studies Center (ISC) sponsored programs in international education. From 1952-1957, Duke was a host institution for the IIE's INternational Studies Center. This was a summer orientation program for foreign students sponsored by the US State Department. For several weeks during the summer, contracted schools hosted students coming to study in the US and introduced them to American life. The ISC should not be confused with the Duke University Center for International Studies. Materials in the collection include administrative records, correspondence, reports, and black and white photographs of international students.

Materials in the collection include administrative records, correspondence, reports, and black and white photographs of international students.

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The Nasher Museum, founded as the Duke University Museum of Art in 1969, opened in its current building in 2005. The museum's collection focuses on works by diverse artists, European medieval art, European and American paintings, Outsider art, classical antiquities, African art, and ancient American art. The Nasher Museum of Art records include materials related to exhibits and events at the Nasher as well as the planning, construction, and opening of the museum building.

The Nasher Museum of Art records include materials related to exhibits and events at the Nasher as well as the planning, construction, and opening of the museum building. Included are brochures, programs, clippings and publications, photographs, event planning materials, newsletters, correspondence, and other materials.

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Office of Human Resources records, 1979-2000. 0.5 Linear Feet — 250 Items

The position of Personnel Director has existed at Duke since 1949. In 1980 the division of Human Resources was created to oversee all aspects of employee affairs and relations. The collection contains memoranda, policy statements, wage and salary information, pay range documentation, and various other materials relating to employee relations and personnel management at Duke University.

The collection contains policy statements, wage and salary information, pay range documentation, and various other materials relating to employee relations and personnel management at Duke University. Specifically it contains lists of job families for exempt and non-exempt positions, surveys, and material related to Duke Personnel Management Council. The materials in this collection range in date from 1979-2000.

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Office of Study Abroad records, 1982-Ongoing 4 Linear Feet — 1000 Items

Formal investigation into a study abroad program began in 1947 when Dean Alice Baldwin appointed a committee to study the status of existing opportunities for Duke students to study elsewhere and for foreign students to study at Duke. This collection contains correspondence, brochures, catalogs, clippings, photographs, a videotape, artifacts and other records. Some material in the collection focuses on the Hosei University (Tokyo) Summer Institute at Duke.

This collection contains correspondence, brochures, catalogs, clippings, photographs, a videotape, artifacts and other records. Some material in the collection focuses on the Hosei University (Tokyo) Summer Institute at Duke.