Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Newton Duke collection, 1979

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Summary

Creator:
Duke University. University Archives
Abstract:
In 1979, Duke University held a series of events celebrating the life of Benjamin Newton Duke. The collection includes clippings, invitations, scrapbooks, and an audio recording.
Extent:
1.25 Linear Feet
Language:
Materials in English
Collection ID:
UA.01.06.0003
University Archives Record Group:
01 -- General Information and University History
01 -- General Information and University History > 06 -- Campus-Wide Events and Anniversaries

Background

Scope and content:

The collection includes invitations, clippings, scrapbooks, and an audio recording with remarks from several speakers at the events, including Terry Sanford and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans.

Biographical / historical:

In 1979 Duke University held a series of events celebrating the life of Benjamin Newton Duke. The celebration recognized the debt owed by Trinity College and the University to Ben Duke, and featured remarks by Terry Sanford, Robert F. Durden, Angier Biddle Duke, Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, and Anthony Drexel Duke, among others.

Acquisition information:
The Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Newton Duke collection were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1980.
Processing information:

Processed by Tracy M. Jackson, October 2016

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Names:
Duke University. University Archives
Duke, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Newton)
Semans, Mary Duke Biddle Trent
Sanford, Terry

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[Identification of item], Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Newton Duke collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.