Course Papers, 1954-2003, bulk 1966-1992

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Contains student papers from various history courses offered at Duke. Professor I.B. Holley's History 195/196, "The Concept of a University," papers deal with topics relevant to the history and development of Trinity College and Duke University. Miscellaneous course papers include a bound volume from Prof. Laura F. Edwards "Women Making History in the Nineteenth-Century South," along with teacher evaluations from Prof. I.B. Holley's History 312. In addition to general topics in twentieth century American history, a majority of the Watson course papers consist of oral history projects in which students interviewed family members about their personal experiences during the Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Second World War.


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