Doris Duke Oral History collection, 1998-2009

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Summary

Creator:
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Abstract:
Established in September 2003, the Doris Duke Oral History Collection documents the testimonies of staff at Duke Farms, at Shangri La, and of close, personal friends of Doris Duke. At present, there are 35 interviews available for research. The oral histories covers the period 1998 to 2009, and is divided into 4 series: Duke Farms, Shangri La, Newport Restoration Foundation, and Administrative Records. Digital copies of the interviews and transcripts are available in the Rubenstein Library reading room. This collection is currently restricted and requires prior approval by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to use.
Extent:
8.7 Linear Feet
400 Items
Language:
Material in English
Collection ID:
RL.00331

Background

Scope and content:

Established in September 2003, the Doris Duke Oral History Collection is part of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Historical Archives which were donated to the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The collection documents the testimonies of staff at Duke Farms, at Shangri La, and of close, personal friends of Doris Duke. At present, there are 35 interviews available for research.

The oral histories covers the period 1998 to 2009, and is divided into 4 series: Duke Farms, Shangri La, Newport Restoration Foundation, and Administrative Records. In most cases each interview has several components including the original recording of the interview on cassette tape, transcripts (which includes release form, correspondence, and verbatim, edited and final transcripts), and an access copy of both the transcript and interview.

Acquisition information:
The Doris Duke Oral History Collection was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a donation from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation in June 2009.
Processing information:

Processed by Mary Samouelian, August 2012

Encoded by Mary Samouelian, August 2012

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: UA2009-0030

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Subjects

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Subjects:
Oral history
Format:
Oral histories (document genre)
Names:
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Duke, Doris

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[Identification of item], Doris Duke Oral History Collection, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Historical Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.