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Business and Finance Division records, 1956-1983 10 Linear Feet — 10,000 Items

Contains the records of the Business and Finance Division of Duke University. The Business and Finance Division, divided between three departments (Accounting, Business Auxiliaries, and Data Processing), existed from 1962 until 1985. Prior to 1962, the unit was called the Business Division. Types of materials include memoranda, correspondence, manuals, handbooks, grant proposals and newsletters, and organizational records from three departments. Major subjects include Duke University administration, auxiliary services, Business Division, Business and Finance Division, data processing, finance, Office of the Executive Vice President, and student housing. English.

Contains memoranda, correspondence, printed matter including manuals, handbooks, grant proposals, newsletters, and organizational records from the three departments of the Business and Finance Division (and its predecessor, the Business Division. The Accounting Department Records (1956-1978, bulk 1965-1978), primarily include publications, handbooks and memorabilia, organized by the office of origin. Offices represented in this collection are the Controller, Accounting Operations, Cost Accounting, and Plant Accounting. The Business Auxiliaries Records (1968-1978) are the office subject files of director Hamilton Hoyler, and represent especially the Housing, University Stores, and Computing/Data Processing departments under his supervision. Data Processing Records, (1961-1983, bulk 1964-1979), include materials from the Duke University Computing Center (DUCC), Triangle Universities Computation Center (TUCC), Institutional Data Processing Office, Academic Computing Office, and various technology related committees, both prior to and after the department's incorporation into Business Auxiliaries. These records include the subject files and chronological files of director Hamilton Hoyler, as well as printed matter from later Computation Center heads. Materials range in date from 1956 to 1983 (bulk 1964-1979).

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Contains the records of the Business Division of Duke University. A. S. Brower was an administrative assistant (1939-1946), then business manager and comptroller of the Business Division (1946-1956). This position is now known as the Office of the Executive Vice President, part of Duke University Administration. Types of materials include memoranda, forms, correspondence, printed matter, blueprints, contracts, financial materials, and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reports. Major subjects include Duke University Administration, the Business Division, history of the Office of the Executive Vice President, World War II and education, Selective Service, ROTC and V-12 military training programs, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and campus development and construction. Materials range in date from 1938 to 1948. Contains restricted materials. English.

Contains memoranda, forms, correspondence, printed matter, blueprints, contracts, financial materials, and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reports pertaining to the Business Division at Duke University. A. S. Brower was an administrative assistant (1939-1946), then business manager and comptroller of the Business Division (1946-1956). Major subjects include Duke University Administration, the Business Division, history of the Office of the Executive Vice President, World War II and education, Selective Service, ROTC and V-12 military training programs, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. and campus development and construction. Materials range in date from 1938 to 1948. Boxes 1 and 2 contain restricted materials.

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The Duke Forest is more than 7,000 acres of forested land in Durham, Orange, and Alamance counties, managed by Duke University for teaching and research. The Duke Forest records contain a wide variety of materials documenting research projects and forest management.

The collection includes maps, aerial photographs of the Forest, notes and correspondence related to research projects, ledgers documenting lumber sales, details of forest plots, information on types of vegetations and tasks performed including thinning, data and statistics, and many other materials.

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The Duke Real Estate Office manages and makes plans for all space owned by Duke University and Duke University Health System, the Washington Duke Inn, and Duke Forest. The Duke Real Estate Office Records contain copies of deeds; easements; correspondence; maps; real estate documents; and reports of the land transactions for the building of Duke University since acquiring the first lots in 1893; Highland Hospital properties in Buncombe County; Maplewood Cemetery; and Urban Land Institute studies.

The Duke Real Estate Office records contain copies of deeds; maps; related correspondence; and reports of the land transactions for the building of Duke University since acquiring the first lots in 1893.

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The Duke University Police Department provides comprehensive law enforcement and security services to all components of Duke University including the academic campus, a large medical center complex, an 8,000 acre research forest, and a variety of satellite facilities throughout North Carolina. The collection documents the activities and policies of the Police Department. Materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, incident reports, depositions, photographs, the publication Duke Community Safety Report, maps, and other records concerning the operation and activities of the Department. Much of the material relates to parking and traffic problems, complaints, and solutions of the Traffic Committee. Other topics include safety procedures for various campus events and locations including Duke Hospital, internal announcements and administrative matters, and general correspondence. Much of the correspondence is with Paul J. Dumas, director of Duke police from 1971 to 1995. The collection also includes materials pertaining to Duke Police safety measures during basketball championship events, including VHS footage of campus bonfires. The records document the department's commitment to providing a secure and orderly environment for students to learn at Duke University.

The collection documents the activities and policies of the Police Department. Materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, incident reports, depositions, photographs, the publication Duke Community Safety Report, maps, and other records concerning the operation and activities of the Department. Much of the material relates to parking and traffic problems, complaints, and solutions of the Traffic Committee. Other topics include safety procedures for various campus events and locations including Duke Hospital, internal announcements and administrative matters, and general correspondence. Much of the correspondence is with Paul J. Dumas, director of Duke police from 1971 to 1995. The collection also includes materials pertaining to Duke Police safety measures during basketball championship events, including VHS footage of campus bonfires. The records document the department's commitment to providing a secure and orderly environment for students to learn at Duke University.

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The Facilities Management Department (FMD) is responsible for the maintenance, repair and minor alteration of the campus facilities. Collection contains material pertaining to the operations of the Facilities Management Department (FMD) including a 1990/1991 annual report, committee minutes, materials related to the restoration of the stained glass windows in the Chapel, and architectural drawings from the Trumbauer firm of many campus buildings.

Collection contains material pertaining to the operations of the Facilities Management Department (FMD). Materials include the 1990/1991 annual report, committee minutes, significant materials related to the restoration of the Duke Chapel stained glass windows, including condition reports by Dieter Goldkuhle, color slides of the conservation, and rubbings of the windows, as well as original architectural drawings of many campus buildings created by the Horace Trumbauer Firm, for which African American architect Julian Abele was the chief designer.

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Media Services (also referred to as Duke Studios) provides broadcast quality media production services to all parts of the Duke University community. Its services include video and audio production and post-production (including event documentation), project design, production equipment rentals, tape duplication, custom CDs and DVDs, and computer graphics and animation. Collection includes audio and video recordings of campus events, programming produced for various university offices and departments, and musical recordings. Campus events include basketball, football, the inaugurations of presidents Richard Brodhead, Keith Brodie, and Nannerl Keohane, dedication of the Doris Duke Memorial, the retirement and funeral of Terry Sanford, events related to September 11, 2001, a remembrance of Benjamin N. Duke, and commencement ceremonies. Authors, scholars, and other notable people represented include John Hope Franklin, Jesse Jackson, Reynolds Price, Ronald Reagan, Elie Wiesel, Billy Graham, C. D. Wright, Gerald Barrax, Elizabeth Cox, Tim McLaurin, Eric Meyers, Orrin Pilkey, and Alex Roland. Musical recordings include the Duke University Concert Band, Dan Locklair, and 1980s rock band the X-Teens.

Collection includes audio and video recordings of campus events, programming produced for various university offices and departments, and musical recordings. Campus events include basketball, football, the inaugurations of presidents Richard Brodhead, Keith Brodie, and Nannerl Keohane, dedication of the Doris Duke Memorial, the retirement and funeral of Terry Sanford, events related to September 11, 2001, a remembrance of Benjamin N. Duke, and commencement ceremonies. Authors, scholars, and other notable people represented include John Hope Franklin, Jesse Jackson, Reynolds Price, Ronald Reagan, Elie Wiesel, Billy Graham, C. D. Wright, Gerald Barrax, Elizabeth Cox, Tim McLaurin, Eric Meyers, Orrin Pilkey, and Alex Roland. Musical recordings include the Duke University Concert Band, Dan Locklair, and 1980s rock band the X-Teens.

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Norman Underwood was the contractor in charge of the construction of the Trinity College Library. The collection consists of receipts and bills made out to Norman Underwood for materials and labor related to the construction of the library on East Campus. There is also some very limited correspondence regarding these bills and receipts, as well as a contract for materials. The majority of the companies and individuals named in the receipts were located in Durham, and included contractors, suppliers, hardware and supply stores, pharmacies, and rail companies; several companies and individuals were located outside Durham, including Raleigh, Goldsboro, Chattanooga, TN, and Atlanta, GA. The receipts and bills detail materials, prices, contractors, and business names used in the construction of the library.

The collection consists of receipts and bills made out to Norman Underwood for materials and labor related to the construction of the library on East Campus. There is also some very limited correspondence regarding these bills and receipts, as well as a contract for materials. The majority of the companies and individuals named in the receipts were located in Durham, and included contractors, suppliers, hardware and supply stores, pharmacies, and rail companies; several companies and individuals were located outside Durham, including Raleigh, Goldsboro, Chattanooga, TN, and Atlanta, GA. The receipts and bills detail materials, prices, contractors, and business names used in the construction of the library.

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The Office of Licensing and Ventures serves Duke University and its Medical Center and is responsible for commercially-sponsored research, patents and licenses, new venture activity, corporate gifts, and corporate vending relationships. Contains the case files, correspondence, and records of medical, chemical, and engineering patents submitted by Duke University personnel from 1957 to 1988.

The collection contains case files, correspondence, and records of medical, chemical, and engineering patents submitted by Duke University personnel from 1957 to 1988. These patents were processed by University Counsel and the Patent Administration Office.

All case files submitted were numbered consecutively and also given a code derived from the patent application submitter's name and sequence of individual applications. These case files are split into at least two groups, listed below as the Contents List and as part of Accession UA2014.0082, but are part of the same sequence.

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The Treasurer is an officer of the University whose duties have included supervision of contracts, relations with the Duke Endowment, and management of the Bursar's Office, student loans, and investments. The position of Treasurer is established by the By-laws of the University. In 1995, the Treasurer's post was taken up by the chief financial and administrative officer, the Executive Vice President. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to and from individuals who served the University as Treasurer and the subject files they created while in office, including grants and contracts but also ledger and account books. The collection ranges in date from 1893-ongoing.

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to and from individuals who served the University as Treasurer and the subject files they created while in office, including grants and contracts. There are a handful of photographs of Highland Hospital in Asheville, N.C. in addition to legal papers such as wills and deeds of gift. Oversize materials include many account and ledger books for the early-mid part of the 20th century. One of the many benefits of this collection is official paperwork that pertains to many artifacts/collections the University has obtained as gifts from individuals such as Doris Duke and the Trent family. The collection ranges in date from 1893-ongoing.