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.