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The Black on White Steering Committee was appointed by Malcolm-Gillis, Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School. Its composition consisted of key faculty, student leaders, administrators, and staff whose purpose was to gather institutional support for a university-wide symposium that would address specifically the kind of environment provided for black students at Duke. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, agendas, clippings, the final report of the committee (February 1989), and other materials associated with the planning and execution of the campus-wide Black on White Symposium. Materials range in date from 1988-1989.

The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, agendas, clippings, the final report of the committee (February 1989), and other materials associated with the planning and execution of the campus-wide Black on White Symposium. Subjects present include African-American college students, minority students, and race relations. Materials range in date from 1988-1989.

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Duke Union Community Television (Cable 13), Duke's student-run television station, grew out of Freewater Films' video programming group, following the purchase of a television camera. Cable 13 was the first student-owned and student-run television station in the country. Cable 13 became an official committee of the Duke University Union in 1976. It broadcasts on the Duke campus cable system. The collection consists of videocassettes and videotapes of events recorded at and around Duke between 1976 and 2009. It includes such figures as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Nikki Giovanni, Juanita Kreps, Terry Sanford, Ralph Nader, and Elie Wiesel, as well as performances from Dance Black, the Duke Symphony Orchestra, the Duke Wind Symphony, the Firesign Theatre, Jerry Garcia, and Hoof'n'Horn. Other events include men's and women's basketball, women's crew, football, soccer, men's and women's volleyball, and Joe College Weekend, as well as news and talk shows.

The collection consists of videocassettes and half-inch open reel videotapes of events recorded at and around Duke, as well as student-produced content, between 1976 and 2009. Interviewees and notable figures include William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Nikki Giovanni, Juanita Kreps, Joseph Kruzel, Henry Kyemba, Peter Orlovsky, Terry Sanford, Daniel Schorr, Ralph Nader, Elie Wiesel, and Dave Thomas. Performances include Dance Black, the Duke Symphony Orchestra, the Duke Wind Symphony, Hoof'n'Horn, the Firesign Theatre, Jerry Garcia, Lotte Goslar's Pantomime Circus, and Roger McGuinn and Thunderbyrd. Events include men's and women's basketball, women's crew, football, soccer, men's and women's volleyball, and Joe College Weekend. Also include are news, talk shows, panel discussions, and many other shows.

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Career Center Office records, 1938-2000 1.2 Linear Feet — 1,200 Items

Contains the records of the Appointments Office, a career placement service for students of Duke University. The Appointments Office was later known as the Office of Placement Services and Career Development Center and is currently (2007) known as the Career Center. This collection also contains professional correspondence, writings, and speeches of Fannie Y. Mitchell, director of the Appointments Office from 1947-1968. Types of materials include correspondence, speeches, short writings, conference presentation materials, annual reports, minutes, newsletters, fliers, clippings, and a photograph. Major subjects include Duke University students, the Appointments Office, Office of Placement Services history, Fannie Y. Mitchell, student employment, recruiting, and career guidance. Materials range in date from 1938-2000.

Contains materials pertaining to the Appointments Office (now known as Duke Career Center) and professional papers of Fannie Y. Mitchell, director of the Appointments Office. Materials range in date from 1938-2000.

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The Counseling Center offered general psychological counseling to students, faculty, staff, and the Durham community, particularly in the areas of career planning and education, and personal and social development. It also provided students with information about jobs, graduate school, financial aid, foreign study, and employment. Records contain printed material relating to the Counseling Center and its predecessor, the Bureau of Testing and Guidance, including correspondence, reports, memoranda, financial statements, printed matters, and other materials. The materials range in date from 1950-1970.

The collection contains materials pertaining to the Counseling Center and its predecessor, the Bureau of Testing and Guidance, including printed informational materials, correspondence, reports, memoranda, financial statements, test booklets, draft proposals for an M.A. in guidance at Duke, and other materials. Included are annual reports, 1950-1969; summaries of placement test scores by school and major field, 1951-1956; annual budgets, 1951/52 to 1969/70; staff research reports, 1952 to 1966 concerning placement test performance and predictive value; and brochures and clippings describing the Center and its services. The correspondence and memoranda concern planning for a proposed graduate program in counselor training (1950 to 1953) and guidance training institute (1958), placement tests (1962), the organizational name change (1964), and practices at other institutions (1959-1960). Final annual budgets (oversize) are also included, covering the years 1954 to 1970, as well as a ten year placement testing study covering the years 1951-1960 (oversize).

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The Duke Coffeehouse is a student-run coffee shop and performance venue located on East Campus near Wilson Dorm. The collection includes log books of accounts and shows, tally sheets for cash registers, flyers for the Brickside Music Festival, stickers, and other materials related to the business of the Coffeehouse.

The Duke Coffeehouse Records include log books of accounts and shows, tally sheets for cash registers, flyers for the Brickside Music Festival, stickers, and other materials related to the business of the Coffeehouse from the mid-1980s and the 2000s. Materials are arranged chronologically.

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Collection contains records of the Duke University Union (1954-ongoing), a student-run organization at Duke University, concerning all manner of operations and events sponsored by the Union. Within the collection are records related to student life at Duke, symposia put on by the Union, and social and academic events sponsored by the Union. The collection also contains numerous scrapbooks documenting Union events, members, and history from the 1950s through the mid-2000s.

The earliest records in the collection date to the early 1950s, before the Duke University Union was officially founded. The bulk of the records date from the 1960s through the 1990s, and deal with general Union operations, as well as Union-sponsored events.

Among the events represented in the collection are numerous concerts and symposia. During the 1960s and 1970s, the Union sponsored an annual symposium that dealt with contemporary issues and problems. These events frequently drew notable speakers, ranging from Allen Dulles to Ralph Ellison. Concerts were also regularly scheduled and sponsored by the Union. Some of the bands represented in the collection include the Grateful Dead, the Dave Matthews Band, Gordon Lightfoot, and R.E.M. Among the recurring events that the Union sponsored and are represented in the collection are Joe College, Oktoberfest, an annual tree lighting in December, and Springfest (now the Last Day of Classes celebration).

Finally, performing and visual arts are both well-represented in the collection. The Union sponsored frequent performances of plays and musicals, as well as shows by local, national, and international artists. The Broadway at Duke series was also sponsored by the Union and is represented in the collection.

Materials are organized in a loose chronological fashion. There are instances wherein it made more intellectual sense to deviate from strict chronological order at both the folder and box level, and this is represented in the arrangement.

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Freewater Films is a student-run programming committee within the Duke University Union (DUU) responsible for both screening and producing films. Film exhibitions have included weekly and summer series, as well as special event screenings featuring particular directors, actors, or genres. As a film production resource, Freewater has provided grants of film stock, equipment, processing, lab work, and technical instruction to members of the Duke community. The collection includes paper records and various film and tape elements produced by Duke students in the making of their original films. Formats include 35mm film, 16mm film, 8mm film, Betacam SP cassettes, audio cassettes, VHS cassettes, DAT tapes, as well as DVDs. The collection also includes some paper documentation associated with particular films, as well as publicity materials and subject files. Film topics include North Carolina environmental issues, poverty in Durham, political rallies, faculty interviews, campus construction, and student performances. Also included are fictional films on psychological, philosophical, or romantic themes, which feature familiar campus locations such as Perkins Library, the Duke Gardens, the Chapel, or the Duke Hospital. The collection also includes compilation tapes of entries from the annual Hal Kammerer Film Competition, as well as film experiments undertaken during Freewater film workshops. The collection is organized chronologically, then alphabetically by film title. In cases where the creators had grouped multiple reels of a particular film into a small box or a can, these groupings were denoted as reel 1-3 of 3, etc. Where available, synposes written on film cans were summarized and included in this finding aid. The majority of these synposes were written by Freewater Productions participant Benjamin Epps.
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International House records, 1961-2007 8.2 Linear Feet — approx. 4,500 Items

The International House's mission is to assist international students, faculty and their families with orientation and acclimation, and enhance cross-cultural interaction through programming and community outreach and to provide advocacy and support for the Duke International Community. The collection contains some correspondence, clippings, directories of students and faculty, audiocassettes, slides, printed material, scrapbooks and information about orientation and other programs sponsored by the International House. The material ranges in date from 1961-2007.

The collection contains correspondence, flyers, printed material such as newsletters and brochures, audiocassettes, slides, and directories. The material ranges in date from 1961-2007. More than half of this collection is comprised of subject files and subjects include the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, volunteer programs, English as a Second Language classes, and other activities coordinated by the House. The paper "Decision Process for Study Abroad" by Masaomi Hayashi gives some statistical information about the reasons students come to Duke from abroad. The files also include publications and newsletters produced by other organizations. Flyers, administrative records and newspaper clippings provide a glimpse of some of the day to day operations of the International House. Directories of foreign students and faculty document the makeup of Duke's international community and include statistical breakdowns of individuals by country of origin or field of study, while advance information sheets completed by the students provide personal data (these sheets to do not contain protected information). Also included are two scrapbooks. Computer print-outs which contains personally identifiable information such as social security numbers were destroyed.

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The LGBT Task Force makes ongoing assessments of attitudes and conditions throughout the University regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons and issues. Records include minutes, agenda, correspondence, reports, printed email, clippings, printed matter, and other records of the Task Force.

Records include minutes, agenda, correspondence, reports, printed email, clippings, printed matter, and other records of the Task Force. Topics covered by the materials include University policies on same-sex marriages and benefits, surveys administered to students on sexuality and transgender issues, the creation and funding of the Center for LGBT Life (now the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity), and many other subjects.

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Major Attractions is a committee of Duke University Union. Its purpose is to present major events of contemporary entertainment with an emphasis on popular music. The collection contains files about attractions and artists brought to the Duke Campus by the Major Attraction committee. Materials present include administrative documents including annual reports, budgets, and policy notices, correspondence, committee minutes, performance contracts, hospitality/technical riders, publicity materials, and clippings. Dates in the collection range from 1957-1995.

The collection contains files about attractions and artists brought to the Duke Campus by the Major Attraction committee of Duke University Union. Materials present include administrative documents including annual reports, budgets, and policy notices, correspondence, committee minutes, performance contracts, hospitality/technical riders, publicity materials, and clippings. Not all attractions and artists actually came to or performed on campus on the dates indicated; some folders may contain information on proposed events that did not occur. The collection is arranged into the following groupings subject files, publicity, and performances. Dates in the collection range from 1957-1995.