Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia Reference collection, 1965-1978

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Summary

Creator:
Duke University. University Archives
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet (350 items)
Language:
Material in English
Collection ID:
UA.01.11.0010
University Archives Record Group:
01 -- General Information and University History
01 -- General Information and University History > 11 -- Reference Collections

Background

Scope and content:

Collection contains materials, including an annual report, bibliographies, a course syllabus for Introduction to the Civilizations of Southern Asia, fliers, a monograph, a newsletter, and reprints, together forming a reference collection for the program. There are a few duplicates.

Biographical / historical:

Established in 1961 under a Ford Foundation grant to the Commonwealth Studies Center, the Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia was established to facilitate research on, and the training of graduate students in, the political, historical, economical and sociocultural development of Commonwealth countries in Southern Asia. A South Asia Center was established in 1963. Currently (2007) South Asia is an Area Course in International Comparative Studies.

Acquisition information:
The University Archives Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources. Materials were transferred over a period of time to the Archives.
Processing information:

Processed by Archives Staff, October 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, December 2007

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

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

Updated by Alice Poffinberger, September 2020

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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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[Identification of item], Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.