The Engineering, Science, and Management War Training Program Records include general information, forms, reports, bulletins, financial records, and course material. Also included are correspondence and memos circulated among Duke University, the Office of Education, instructors, and trainees. The records date from 1940 to 1945, and are arranged in two series: General Information and Program Files.
Collection contains materials pertaining to the mission and organization of the U.S. Army Office of Ordinance Research, the forerunner of the Army Research Office-Durham (AROD). Materials include summaries of the activities of the Duke/AROD coordination office for the fiscal years 1966, 1969-1971, and a scrapbook dated 1959. The scrapbook contains photographs of Duke officials, Ordnance office chiefs, various dedication events and ceremonies, event guest lists, official luncheons, and RTP exhibit, all from 1959. The materials in the collection span the years 1957-1982.
The TUCC records spans the years 1954-1990. The collection is arranged into two series: Administrative Records, 1954-1990 and Visual Materials, 1966-1989 and undated.
Materials in the collection include administrative records, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial and statistical reports, memoranda, proposals, newsletters, photographs, slides, a scrapbook, and other materials from the Triangle Universities Computation Center.
Triangle Universities Computation Center (TUCC) records, 1954-1990 and undated 18.2 Linear Feet — 11,400 Items
Contains materials of the Southeastern Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies and the Duke University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Materials mostly concern session planning and relations with the Cooperative Program in the Humanities. Types of materials include correspondence, grant proposals, budgets, invitations, rosters, announcements, minutes, local publications, and some conference papers. Materials range in date from 1965 to 1981.
Southeastern Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies records, 1965-1981 8 Linear Feet — 8,000 Items
The collection contains reports, financial materials, and correspondence generated or maintained by Project ABC at Duke University. The bulk of the collection consists of student applications to the ABC program and some progress reports from the preparatory schools the students attended after completing the program. Also included are administrative materials, budgets and planning materials, financial information and receipts indicating activities, books, and films for the students, and correspondence regarding the hiring of teachers and tutors.
The collection contains material pertaining to the program's operations and activities at Duke University as well as at the historically black colleges and universities that participated. Present are reports, correspondence, printed material, clippings, and financial records documenting the various facets of the five year effort to educate minority undergraduate students in preparation for careers in college teaching and research. Throughout the records attention is paid to the impact of the program, primarily measured by the students' post-graduate activities. Correspondence and proposals originating from Duke and the Dana Foundation, as well as press releases and clippings provide summary information on the creation and activities of the program.
Student identifiable information is present throughout the majority of the collection and is restricted under FERPA. However, researchers may access the material for use in research as long they agree not to release personally identifiable student information without the prior written consent of the student, and to destroy all student-identifying information at the completion of their research.
Program on Preparing Minorities for Academic Careers records, 1987-1994 1.5 Linear Feet — 1000 Items
The Organization for Tropical Studies Records includes correspondence, administrative materials, reports, memoranda, and course materials from the early years of OTS. The focus of the collection is on the administrative structure of OTS and planning the course offerings in Latin America. Major correspondents include Jorge Campabadal, J. T. Spencer, and Kenneth J. Turnbull. Major topics include tropical biology, geography, meteorology, earth science, and forestry, and the National Science Foundation. The collection is organized into two series. The Administrative series contains correspondence from the North American Office, as well as correspondence with OTS administrators and faculty. In addition, the series has information on committees, sources of funding, founding documents, and topics related to the administration of OTS. The second series, Courses, has information on the planning, curriculum, course participants, critiques, and other aspects of educational programming offered by OTS.
The Franklin Humanities Institute Records include materials from the FHI's first two decades, particularly annual reports, bylaws, meeting notes, position descriptions, grant application materials, and planning documents. Also includes photographs and video recordings of the event "From Slavery to Freedom Lab: Black Women Writers at Work."
General office files including correspondence, articles, conference materials, clippings, bound publications, t-shirts, and other materials. Also included are exports from several HASTAC email listservs and website exports from https://hastac.org/ created before major content revisions.
Contains materials that reflect Duke University's membership in Educom and includes correspondence, Educom Bulletins, reports, and minutes. The collection ranges in date from 1963-1972.
Collection contains student essays from various Writing 20 classes and a clipping about the opening of the Writing Assistance Center in January 1979. Subjects present include the Duke Chapel Tower; medical ethics; prisoner's rights; religious pluralism; and 1950s America (citizenship and ideology). Items in the collection range in date from 1997-2007.
This collection includes memoranda, correspondence, publicity material, printed matter and other records.
The records of the Duke University/University of North Carolina Center for Research on Women contain correspondence, reports, grant documents, audiotapes, a videotape, and other materials relating to the Center for Research on Women. Major subjects include women's studies curriculum development and research, pay equity, and the relationships between race, class, and gender. Materials range in date from 1982 to 1992.
Some of the materials in this collection are not immediately accessible because they require further processing before use. Please contact the University Archives before visiting to use this collection.
Duke University/University of North Carolina Center for Research on Women records, 1982 - 1992 30.5 Linear Feet — 20,500 Items
The collection includes bulletins, brochures, correspondence, clippings, application materials, articles, syllabi, lists of students, flyers and other records. Topics include talented students and Duke University faculty.
The collection contains director's files from 1979-1984 which include administrative and student correspondence, memoranda, grade reports, student term papers, course syllabi and evaluations, and five cassette tapes of sessions at a STHV symposium on space travel. The collection also contains brochures for the Round Table on Science and Public Affairs, dated 1976-1983.
The collection includes correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, grant proposals, and other records. The material ranges in date from 1976-1980.
Collection contains the charter and by-laws of PAC, correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, responses to requests for proposals for dispute resolution, informational books and brochures, grant applications, minutes of the PAC Board and other records concerning the establishment, promotion, funding, and operation of the Center. Also included is material concerning other dispute resolution centers, the National Institute for Dispute Resolution, the legal status of arbitration, and the relation of resolution centers to the courts. Material ranges in date from 1982-1992.
Collection contains primarily reports and other printed materials, along with conference programs, and a small amount of the Director's correspondence. Director's correspondence is closed until August 2014 by donor's request. Includes annual and triennial reports of the program, 1977-1988, covering faculty activities, curriculum development, lectures, travel reports, and other aspects of the program; a catalog of the Joseph J. Malone Collection on Arabian Affairs; reprints; newspaper clippings; and course syllabi and readings. Materials range in date from 1976-2000.
Collection contains mostly printed matter, including newsletters, flyers, clippings, handbooks, posters, calendars and similar material; a few memoranda. Includes the Inaugural Convention booklet for the Louis Sudler Prize of the Arts (1983), and an exhibit catalog, "The Art of India and Pakistan" (1985, cataloged) and an educational packet from the same exhibit. Sample events from collection include Winterfest of Contemporary Arts (Jan. 1985), and posters for "Kashmir and Rajasthan" (tour exhibition of photographs by Raghubir Singh, 1985) and Danny Richmond Jazz Quintet concert (1984). The collection was started in 1981 and is ongoing.
Collection includes postcards, pamphlets, flyers, publications, comic strips, statement of purpose, and conference schedule for the Cycles of Struggle: Genealogies of the Local Left conference held at Duke University, Nov. 11-12, 2005.