Alumni Affairs Reference collection, 1947-ongoing

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Duke University. University Archives
Includes printed matter, clippings, newsletters and a history of the Alumni Association.
0.7 Linear Feet
about 500 Items
Material in English
Collection ID:
University Archives Record Group:
01 -- General Information and University History
01 -- General Information and University History > 11 -- Reference Collections


Scope and content:

The collection includes reports of the Duke University National Council of the Alumni Association (1947-1964), demographic statistics about alumni, newspaper clippings, brochures, offers, and newsletters. Major subjects include the Loyalty fund, local alumni associations and clubs, travel, continuing education in the Alumni College, merchandise, and programming by regional or city-based alumni clubs.

Acquisition information:
The Alumni Affairs Reference Collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources. This collection was extracted from a vertical file on alumni which included record and non-record materials about alumni, the Alumni Association and the Alumni Affairs office. The materials were received in mailings, either to the Archives office or to Archives staff involved in alumni activities.
Processing information:

Processed by Archives Staff, May 2007

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, January 2008; updated August 2010

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

Physical location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard


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Duke University. Office of Alumni Affairs
Duke University. Alumni Association


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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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[Identification of item], Alumni Affairs Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.