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Joseph Ashby Porter papers, 1962-1995

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Using These Materials


Certain restrictions apply to patron wishing to use this collection: published works may be photocopied; the draft of the unpublished novel Let's Hide Our Eyes Then, may not be photocopied; however, up to 10% of any other item, including literary manuscripts, drafts, and proofs of published works may be photocopied. Any further extensive photocopying, or photocopying from materials other than listed above, or phocopying for any purposes other than private research and study will require the donor's permission.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.


The copyright interests in the Joseph Ashby Porter Papers have not been transferred to Duke University. For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Register online to request material for use in our reading room and track the status of your requests. Requests for material must be made 2 full business days in advance of your visit. Most of our collections are stored at the Library Service Center, our off-site repository.