Fuqua School of Business Reference collection, 1968-ongoing
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- Duke University. University Archives
- The Fuqua School of Business Reference Collection contains files of memoranda, clippings, and other printed materials about the school. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.
- 0.5 Linear Feet
- 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 contains files of memoranda, clippings, and other printed materials about the origins, programs and administration of the Fuqua School of Business.
- Biographical / historical:
In 1968, the University's Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a Graduate School of Business Administration and the award of the M.B.A degree. The School opened in the fall of 1970, the last of the schools James B. Duke requested that the University include. In 1980, John Brooks Fuqua, Atlanta entrepreneur and philanthropist, endowed the school with $10 million and it was renamed in his honor. Deans have been Louis D. Volpp, 1970-1973; Danny Laughhun, 1973-1974; Tom Keller, 1974-1995; Rex Adams, 1995-2001; Douglas Breeden, 2001-2007; and Blair Sheppard, 2007-
- Acquisition information:
- This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.
- Processing information:
Processed by Tom Harkins, March 2010
Encoded by Josh Larkin Rowley, February 2011
Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.
- Physical location:
- For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
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Collection is open for research.
- Terms of access:
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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- Preferred citation:
[Identification of item], Fuqua School of Business Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.