Methodist Student Center records, 1947-2000 (bulk 1954-1966)

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Summary

Creator:
Duke University. Methodist Student Center
Abstract:
The Methodist Student Center was constructed in 1957 to serve the spiritual and social life of the then 1,250 Methodist students attending Duke. The materials in the collection include two serials The Crusader and Methodist Student Movement, as well as, clippings, programs, brochures, reports and other printed material. The collection ranges in date from 1947-2000 with the bulk items dating 1954-1966.
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet
500 Items
Language:
Material in English
Collection ID:
UA.31.04.0007
University Archives Record Group:
31 -- Student/Campus Life
31 -- Student/Campus Life > 04 -- Student Organizations- Religious and Cultural Organizations

Background

Scope and content:

The materials in the collection include two serials The Crusader and Methodist Student Movement, as well as, clippings, programs, brochures, reports and other printed material. The collection ranges in date from 1947-2000 with the bulk items dating 1954-1966.

Biographical / historical:

The Methodist Student Center was constructed in 1957 to serve the spiritual and social life of the then 1,250 Methodist students attending Duke. Its purpose was to provide facilities for religious programs, recreational activities, and office space for the chaplain and his/her staff.

Acquisition information:
The Methodist Student Center Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1977.
Processing information:

Processed by Sherrie Bowser, October 2006

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, October 2007

Accession A77-153 is described in this finding aid.

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Subjects:
Methodism -- North Carolina -- Durham
Names:
Duke University -- Students -- Religious activities
Duke University -- Religious activities
Duke University. Methodist Student Center

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[Identification of item], Methodist Student Center Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.