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Project Child records, 2000-2005 0.25 Linear Feet — 200 Items

Project Child provides first-year students with an experience of extended orientation to both Duke University and the greater Durham Community. The collection contains miscellaneous presentations, committee meeting minutes, xeroxed copies of photographs of Duke and Durham Public School students, and a Project Child t-shirt, documenting the activities of Project Child.

The collection contains organizational records, such as project participant lists, meeting minutes, budgets, plans, letters, programs, forms, surveys, and presentation slides, as well as xeroxed copies of photographs of Duke and Durham Public School students, and a Project Child t-shirt, documenting the activities of Project Child.

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The Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute is an interdisciplinary center focused on promoting education and action around human rights, which offers an undergraduate certification. The Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute records include materials related to programs and events run by the DHRC, as well as other materials.

The Duke Human Rights Center at Franklin Humanities Institute records include promotional and other event-related materials, project information, grant materials, and other administrative materials. Included are posters, DVDs, correspondence, and other materials. Most materials are publicly-distributed promotional materials.

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The Center for Canadian Studies was established as an independent center devoted to the study of Canada in 1973. The collection includes reports, newsletters, clippings, announcements, conference programs, occasional papers, memoranda, brochures, slides, curricula, and other materials. Materials range in date from 1971-1993.

The collection includes reports, newsletters, clippings, announcements, conference programs, occasional papers, memoranda, brochures, slides, curricula, and other materials relating to the Center. Materials range in date from 1971-1993.

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Center for Documentary Studies records, 1990-[ongoing] 14.6 Linear Feet — 13,050 Items

The Center for Documentary Studies opened in January 1990 and is an outgrowth of and replacement for the Center for Documentary Photography (1980-1990). The Center combines traditions of documentary photography and film, writing, oral history, and scholarly analysis in seeking to capture life experiences. Collection contains publications, calendars, announcement, brochures, newspaper and magazine clippings, a videocassette, and other materials such as administrative files and electronic files. The materials date from 1990 and the collection is ongoing.

Collection contains publications, calendars, announcement, brochures, newspaper and magazine clippings, a videocassette, and other materials. Publications include Up for Grabs (1996-). Also included is a videocassette of the opening of the CDS, 23 January 1990, features remarks by Center director Iris Hill, and Dean R. A. White, Robert Coles, and Reynolds Price. Accessions UA2010-0024 and UA2011-0003 contain promotion materials including exhibit postcards and administrative records. The administrative records are restricted for 25 years from date of origin.

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Contains the records of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, an interdisciplinary degree-granting program for scholars at Duke University. The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies was established around 1968 in an effort to join and strengthen the medieval and renaissance programs at Duke University. Also includes materials of the Committee on Medieval and Renaissance Studies concerning the development of the program, the Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and the Southeastern Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Types of materials include correspondence, budgets, newsletters, curriculum planning materials, announcements, reports, and minutes. Major subjects include the Duke University faculty, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the Southeastern Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, university cooperation, renaissance study and teaching, and humanities study and teaching. Materials range in date from 1966 to 1982. English.

Contains correspondence, newsletters, curriculum planning materials, budgets, announcements, reports, and minutes pertaining to the establishment and operation of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Duke University. This collection reflects cooperative curriculum development among faculty of fine arts, sciences, literature, history, religion and philosophy departments. Materials range in date from 1966 to 1982.

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The Center for Southern Studies in the Social Sciences and the Humanities was an interdisciplinary center established in 1965 in order to help "organize and systematize existing scholarly interest" in Southern Studies at Duke and elsewhere. Past chairs include Edgar T. Thompson and Thomas H. Naylor. The Center folded in the late 1970s. Collection contains materials pertaining to operation and activities of the Center for Southern Studies in the Social Studies and the Humanities including correspondence, minutes, manuscripts, printed matter, clippings, and other materials. Materials range in date from 1961-1969, with the bulk dates of 1965-1967.

Collection contains materials pertaining to operation and activities of the Center for Southern Studies in the Social Studies and the Humanities including correspondence, minutes, manuscripts, printed matter, clippings, and other materials, with the bulk dates of 1965-1967. In 1966, the Center sponsored an inaugural symposium, "The Changing South: An Agenda for Research." Approximately half of the material present consists of correspondence and copies of the papers that were presented at the symposium. Materials range in date from 1961-1969, with the bulk dates of 1965-1967.

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Humanities Council records, 1961 - 1979 0.5 Linear Feet — 500 Items

The Humanities Council of Duke University was created in 1961 to give attention to various matters affecting the humanities departments as a whole, including the advancement of research, interdepartmental and inter-institutional programs, and support for various humanistic activities. The Humanities Council records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, clippings, and printed programs relating to planning, resource allocation, curriculum, and state of the humanities at Duke University from 1961 to 1979. Major subjects include graduate studies in anthropology, the Department of Music, the Museum of Art, medieval and renaissance studies, the American Comparative Literature Association, the Cooperative Program in the Humanities between Duke and the University of North Carolina, and the National Humanities Center. English.

The collection consists of records relating to planning, resource allocation, curriculum, and state of the humanities at the University as dealt with by the Committee. Correspondence, memoranda, reports (typed and annotated), minutes, clipping, charts, projections, and printed programs comprise the bulk of this collection. There exist some materials that are not created out of the general functioning of the committee. These materials, while not being direct results of committee work, help to better understand the functioning and role of the Committee in the life of the University. These materials are mainly dedications programs and leaflets, reports, booklets, and reports from outside bodies, such as the American Comparative Literature Association.

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The Cycles of Struggle: Genealogies of the Local Left conference was held at Duke University on November 11-12, 2005 with the purpose to "revisit the history of political organizing at Duke, in Durham, and in North Carolina… bringing to light the memory of this rich local history [to] inspire those already involved today in various forms of activism and those who might become involved in the future." Collection includes postcards, pamphlets, flyers, publications, comic strips, statement of purpose, and conference schedule. Collection includes postcards, pamphlets, flyers, publications, comic strips, statement of purpose, and conference schedule.

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.

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Institute of the Arts records, 1981-ongoing 0.8 Linear Feet — 750 Items

The Institute of the Arts aims to integrate the arts into the educational process, particularly at the undergraduate level, and to promote cooperation between the various disciplines. Collection contains printed matter, including newsletters, flyers, clippings, handbooks, posters, calendars, and other similar materials. The collection was started in 1981 and is ongoing.

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.

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The program was established in 1977 with funding from the Greater Charlotte Foundation. The program became fully operational in the 1978-1979 academic year under the directorship of Ralph Braibanti. Studies focused primarily on the Arabian Peninsula and its social, economic, and political developments, and on the resurgence of Islam, with some attention also paid to Arabic archaeology, art, language, law and literature. Collection contains primarily reports and other printed materials, along with conference programs, and a small amount of the Director's correspondence. Materials range in date from 1976-2000.

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.