Campus Club records, 1914-ongoing

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Duke University. Campus Club
The Campus Club was founded in 1914 as a way for the wives of Duke faculty members to create a social community and to support the University through educational events. The collection contains documentation of Campus Club events, business meetings, and financial transactions, as well as scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, and publications. The collection materials range in date from 1914 to ongoing.
24.5 Linear Feet
Material in English
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University Archives Record Group:
28 -- Faculty and Staff Organizations
28 -- Faculty and Staff Organizations > 01 -- General Organizations


Scope and content:

This collection contains a variety of materials pertaining to the history of the Campus Club. Primary contents include notebooks kept by executive board members, scrapbooks created by various committees, and records documenting the work of numerous groups within the Club. Addtional types of documentation contained within the collection are promotional materials, oral histories, publicity clippings, and membership records.

Biographical / historical:

From the Campus Club website: Since its founding in 1914, the purpose of Campus Club has been to promote knowledge of the goals and structures of Duke University, to increase communication and friendship within the university and community, as well as to extend a warm welcome to new members. The membership encompasses a unique grouping of all women affiliated with Duke University, including among others: Duke faculty women, wives/partners of faculty, staff members, women officers and administrators, Duke volunteers, alumnae and wives of alumni, and family of all eligible women.

Acquisition information:
The Campus Club Records were received by the University Archives as a series of transfers.
Processing information:

Processed by Rosemary K. J. Davis, October 2011

Encoded by Rosemary K. J. Davis, October 2011

Updated by Rosemary K. J. Davis, November 2011

Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.

Accession UA2019.0043 added by Tracy M. Jackson, July 2019.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard


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Duke University -- Social life and customs


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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], Campus Club Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.