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Warner Wells collection, 1945-1972

4.5 Linear Feet (1 records storage box; 1 boxed scroll; 1 volume; 1 oversize folder)
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Drafts and other preparatory materials for the publication of Hiroshima Diary, originally written in Japanese by Dr. Michihiko Hachiya and translated and edited into English by Dr. Warner Wells and Dr. Neal Tsukifuji in 1955. The collection also includes clippings and press coverage of the book's publication; a scroll painted by Shuka Takahashi; and miscellaneous printed materials discussing Hiroshima.
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Warner Wells collection, 1945-1972 4.5 Linear Feet (1 records storage box; 1 boxed scroll; 1 volume; 1 oversize folder)

Hiroshima Scroll, by Shuka Takahashi, 1945 Box 2

Tim Wells papers, 1982-1986

11 Linear Feet 636 Items
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Background materials relating to Well's book about the Iran hostage crisis (1979-1981), 444 Days: the Hostages Remember, and a typed manuscript of the work. Includes 546 audiocassette tapes, 83 tape transcripts, and signed release waivers and consent forms of hostages. Wells interviewed 36 of the 53 hostages and included 27 in the book. (1-12-87)

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Tim Wells papers, 1982-1986 11 Linear Feet 636 Items

Wells Rich Greene Inc. records, 1954-1998 and undated

250 Linear Feet 7500 Items
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The Wells Rich Greene, Inc. (WRG) advertising agency was founded in 1966 by Mary Wells, Richard Rich, and Stewart Greene, who were associates at Jack Tinker and Partners agency. Until its demise in 1998, WRG was ranked as one of the top 15 advertising agencies in the United States. The Wells Rich Greene, Inc. (WRG) Records contain primarily print advertisements and broadcast commercials and advertising spots for clients of WRG. Materials span 1966-1998 and include magazine and newspaper advertisements, proof sheets, audiocassettes, videocassettes, analog and digital audio tape. Corporate documentation includes press releases, clipping files, and staff photographs and slides. Clients represented in the collection include: American Motors; Bristol-Myers (Boost, Clairol, Herbal Essence, Vagistat); Cadbury (Canada Dry, Schweppes); Continental Airlines; Ford; IBM; ITT (Technology Institute, Sheraton); Liberty Mutual; MCI; Miles Laboratories (Alka-Seltzer); New York Department of Commerce; Pan Am; Philip Morris (Benson & Hedges, Player, Dunhill); Procter & Gamble (Gain, Oil of Olay, Pringles, Folder's, Sure); Ralston Purina (Chex, Dog Chow, Tender Vittles); Seagram; TWA; and Warnaco (Warner's lingerie). Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Wells Rich Greene Inc. records, 1954-1998 and undated 250 Linear Feet 7500 Items

Kate Gannett Wells letter, probably 1888

0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)
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Collection comprises a letter Kate Gannett Wells wrote (18 Jan. [1888]) to a "Mr. Gilbert" asking him to appoint a delegate and solicit funds for the American Unitarian Association's Industrial School for Crows [the Crow Indians]. The back of the letter contains the name "Mary E. Field," who perhaps became the delegate.
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Kate Gannett Wells letter, probably 1888 0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)

Letter Folder 1

Horace Wells papers, 1839-1860

2 items
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A copy of The Hartford Times (May 25, 1839), in which Wells advertised his dental practice. A letter from Wells' widow, Elizabeth Wells, regarding her husband's claim to be the discoverer of anesthesia.
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Horace Wells papers, 1839-1860 2 items

Henry Willis Wells papers, 1972-

0.5 Linear Feet 1 Item
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Wells was an educator, museum curator and author. The collection consists of an unpublished Wells' manuscript.
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Henry Willis Wells papers, 1972- 0.5 Linear Feet 1 Item

Cyrus O. Weller physician's ledger, 1880-1886

0.6 Linear Feet (1 volume)
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Cyrus O. Weller was a physician in Columbus, Texas. Collection comprises a medical ledger (209 pages, plus 14 pages index), dated 1880-1886, of Texas physician Cyrus O. Weller, whose patients included African Americans. The ledger includes entries for various African-American groups, such as the Union Guiding Star Association, The United Brothers of Friendship, and the Knights of Wise Men. Includes names, dates, prices for treatment, type of visit, and any treatment details, including pulling teeth, excising tumors, treating fractures, vaccinations, and amputations.
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Cyrus O. Weller physician's ledger, 1880-1886 0.6 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Ledger Box 1

William Henry Welch correspondence, 1887-1933

24 items
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A group of letters spanning Welch's career, chiefly written to him, but including one early 1887 letter returning a revised manuscript to Dr. Canfield. One notable letter introducing Welch, then at Johns Hopdkins, to Congressman Robert Bremner, is signed by Woodrow Wilson from the White House in 1913. Includes many pieces of correspondence to and from Wilburt C. Davison of the Duke University School of Medicine, including a 1933 telegram to Welch on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary.
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William Henry Welch correspondence, 1887-1933 24 items

Henry Weitz papers, 1931 - 1978

16.5 Linear Feet 16000 Items
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Henry Weitz, a psychologist and professor of education, was director of Duke University's Bureau of Testing and Guidance (later the University Counseling Center) from 1950 to 1978. The Henry Weitz Papers include correspondence, reports, minutes, writings, speeches, publications, research and testing materials, course materials, and other documents related to Weitz's career at the University of Delaware and Duke University. Most of the materials are related to Weitz's interest in guidance, vocational, and adjustment counseling for students. English.
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Henry Weitz papers, 1931 - 1978 16.5 Linear Feet 16000 Items

John Weitzel document, South Carolina, 1779, Jan.

1 items
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Holograph document, signed by Weitzel. Statement of amount due to physician John Weitzel for attendance and medicine to two wounded men at prison district 96 in South Carolina.
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John Weitzel document, South Carolina, 1779, Jan. 1 items

Charles and Shirley Weiss collection of opera ephemera, 1951-2003

4.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
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Collection contains programs from 1386 operas attended around the world from 1951-2003 by Drs. Charles and Shirley Weiss.
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Anna Lora Weiss Account Books, 1896-1910

0.2 Linear Feet 2 Items
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Anna Lora Weiss, born circa 1858, lived in Boston's Dorchester section and owned several rental properties throughout the city. She was also a member of several voluntary and charitable associations, including the Women's Christian Temperance Union, and the Commitee on Music for the School Committee of Boston. Her family, including her mother Mary Clapp Weiss, brothers Richard and Carl, and sister Mary, were of German descent. Collection contains two account books, dated 1896-1904 and 1905-1910 respectively, kept by Anna Lora Weiss of Boston, Mass. The account books meticulously document Weiss's income, including significant income she received from her rental properties and other investments, as well as her expenditures on travel, household goods, gifts, and charitable contributions. In addition, the account books indicate that Weiss loaned money at interest to her brother Carl for his often unsuccessful business endeavors. In addition to her finances, the account books also document Weiss's daily activities and social and political interests. Together, the account books reveal that Weiss was an active, independent, and astute businesswoman. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Anna Lora Weiss Account Books, 1896-1910 0.2 Linear Feet 2 Items

Morris Weisfeld papers, undated

0.5 Linear Feet 3 Items
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Morris Weisfeld was a professor in the Mathematics Department at Duke University. His collection contains three booklets of teaching materials.
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Morris Weisfeld papers, undated 0.5 Linear Feet 3 Items

Walter Weir papers, 1909-1996 and undated, bulk 1950-1990

14 Linear Feet Approximately 7,700 Items
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Walter Weir was an advertising executive, marketing and communications consultant, and professor of advertising. He worked for a number of agencies, including N.W. Ayer & Sons, J. M. Mathes, Lord & Thomas, and Kenyon & Eckhardt. He founded Walter Weir, Inc., which merged into larger firms over the years, was co-owner of Switzerland-based La Borie/Weir S.A., and headed Walter Weir Communications, Inc. Weir also taught advertising at the University of Tennessee and Temple University, wrote three books on advertising, annonymously authored the Creative Man's Corner column in Advertising Age magazine for 25 years, and composed numerous speeches, articles, short stories, poems, songs, and musicals. The Walter Weir Papers span the years 1909 through 1996, the bulk of which cover the 1950s through the early 1990s. The collection consists of audiocassettes, audiotapes, correspondence, course materials, clippings, musical scores, photographs, presentations, proofs, print advertising copy, radio advertisement scripts, songs, speeches, writings, and voiceovers documenting Weir's career in advertising, marketing, consulting, and teaching. The collection also documents Weir's prose, poems, and musicals, as well as his relationship with son Anthony Weir. Agencies and clients represented include the Alexander Proudfoot Company, Green Thumb Corporation, Interhydro AG, Jackson & Perkins Co., La Borie/Weir SA, Ralston Purina, Stratford of Texas, Inc., Walter Weir, Inc., and Walter Weir Communications, Inc. The collection also includes materials relating to Crain Communications Inc., which published Advertising Age, as well as the University of Tennessee and Temple University, and Weir's correspondence with Oscar Hammerstein II.
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Walter Weir papers, 1909-1996 and undated, bulk 1950-1990 14 Linear Feet Approximately 7,700 Items

Anthony Weir papers, 1936-2006

4.7 Linear Feet
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Anthony Weir is a marketing communications executive with the Whitford Corporation and runs Weir Marketing Communications. He started his career as a copywriter for Batten, Barton, Durstine, and Osborn (BBDO), then worked as a specialist in starting up and managing offices in Asia and Latin America for the Ogilvy & Mather and Leo Burnett advertising agencies. The Anthony Weir Papers span the years 1954 through 2006 and include advertising copy, brochures, clippings, memoranda, correspondence, photographs, and slides representing Weir's advertising career, especially his work for BBDO and Ogilvy & Mather (O&M). Clients mentioned in the collection include the Lever Brothers, Hertz, Sears, Owens-Corning, American Express, and Schweppes. The collection also contains correspondence and clippings about Anthony's father, Walter Weir, also a marketing executive; and documents from the files of Jane Maas, Weir's colleague at Ogilvy.
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Anthony Weir papers, 1936-2006 4.7 Linear Feet

Sidney Weintraub papers, 1938-1984

16 Linear Feet (26 boxes and one oversize folder)
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Sidney Weintraub (1914-1983) was a professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection primarily documents his professional life through his correspondence, writings, and research. It forms parts of the Economists' Papers Archive.
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Sidney Weintraub papers, 1938-1984 16 Linear Feet (26 boxes and one oversize folder)

E. Roy Weintraub papers, 1930-2022, bulk dates 1968-2022

15.5 Linear Feet (12 boxes.) 1.5 Gigabytes (Six sets.)
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E. Roy Weintraub (born 1943) is Professor Emeritus of Economics and a Fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University. This collection primarily documents his professional life through his correspondence, writings, research, and professional service. It forms part of the Economists' Papers Archive.
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E. Roy Weintraub papers, 1930-2022, bulk dates 1968-2022 15.5 Linear Feet (12 boxes.) 1.5 Gigabytes (Six sets.)

Alexander Weinmann papers, 1614-1986

14 Linear Feet 7,000 Items
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The collection reflects Weinmann's extensive research in the history of Viennese music publishing and is a resource for study of publishing firms in Vienna as well as documenting Weinmann's bibliographical research. The Music Series includes title pages and parts of arrangements, focusing on Viennese publishers and composers, including Georg Druschetzky, Joseph Haydn, Johann Baptist Vanhal, Johann Josef Rösler, and Ferdinand Kauer, as well as Johann Sebastian Bach. Included in the Writings and Speeches Series are manuscript drafts of works related to Weinmann's bibliographies (published in the Beiträge zur Geschichte des Alt-Weiner Musikverlages) as well as bio-bibliographical and historical works. The series also documents Weinmann's study of 19th century Viennese publishing firms including Artaria and Company, Giovanni Cappi, Leopold Kozeluch, Franz Anton Hoffmeister, Carlo and Pietro Mechetti, Tranquillo Mollo, Ignaz Sauer, Johann Traeg, and Thaddäus Weigl. Series includes research by Weinmann's brother, Ignaz Weinmann, on Franz Schubert.

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Alexander Weinmann papers, 1614-1986 14 Linear Feet 7,000 Items

Correspondence, 1614-1986, undated (bulk 1932-1986)

Paul Weinberg photographs, 1979-2007

15 Linear Feet (24 boxes; 10 CD-Rs; 1 oversize folder) 434 Items
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South African born documentary photographer. Collection contains over 400 black-and-white and color prints from several of Weinberg's exhibits and books on Southern Africa and other regions. Titles of projects include: Travelling Light; The Moving Spirit; In Search of the San; Going Home; Once We Were Hunters; Kosi Bay; Working the Land & Back to the Land; and Durban: Impressions of an African City. The photographs document rural indigenous communities and urban culture in several African countries; events photographed include religious celebrations and rituals, a poetry festival, and South Africa's first democratic elections (1994). Also included high-resolution scans of photographs in the collection. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.
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Paul Weinberg photographs, 1979-2007 15 Linear Feet (24 boxes; 10 CD-Rs; 1 oversize folder) 434 Items

Carl Weigert postcard, Frankfurt am Main, to Paul Ehrlich, Berlin, 1897, Feb. 9

1 items
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Postcard, signed. Writes regarding a recently published article by Ehrlich.
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Frances Eikel Whittaker Palmer Weed papers, 1912-1975 and undated

1.2 Linear Feet 293 Items
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Government employee and North Carolina resident. Collection consists primarily of correspondence to Mrs. Weed. She graduated from the University of Texas, worked as a secretary for the government, and the Texas Gulf Sulphur Company and served in the military during WWII. She settled with her second husband in Asheville, NC. Other items include legal documents, stock reports, tax statements, clippings, school report cards, church programs, pictures, photo albums, and three volumes of memorabilia from the school days of her children.
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Frances Eikel Whittaker Palmer Weed papers, 1912-1975 and undated 1.2 Linear Feet 293 Items

Diane Weddington papers, 1956-2014

91.5 Linear Feet
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Diane Weddington worked as a journalist and religion editor at the Contra Costa Times in the 1980s-1990s. She has also taught courses in journalism, public policy, new media, and ethics. Collection includes Weddington's published articles, research clippings, reporter notes, and other publications and materials from her journalism career, divinity school studies, background material for arts journalism, and materials documenting Weddington's educational and teaching careers. Topics represented include the gay and lesbian community in San Francisco, the ordination of women and gay clergy, the women's rights movement, domestic violence and child abuse, Alzheimer's Disease, and other miscellaneous subjects.
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Diane Weddington papers, 1956-2014 91.5 Linear Feet

John White Webster letter, Cambridge, MA, 1845, Sept. 24

1 items
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ALS. Instructions for the forwarding of some books and for the purchase of a map of the Hudson River.
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Benjamin Webster papers, 1867, Apr. 14-Oct. 20

3 items
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ANS. A note and a prescription from surgeon Edwin Canton. A note for physician William Bell.
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Bailey Daniel Webb papers, 1845-2003 and undated, bulk 1950s-2003

9.5 Linear Feet
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Early female graduate of Duke University School of Medicine (M.D., 1946) and pediatrician in private practice in Durham Co., N.C., 1949-1987. The bulk of the papers of Bailey Daniel Webb consist of histories and geneaologies of the Webb and Daniel families of North Carolina, going back to the 18th century. Materials include drafts of historical research, memoirs, clippings, pamphlets, programs, 20th century photographs, and many folders of Webb family correspondence dating from the 20th century. Family history material comprises primarily incoming and outgoing family correspondence and geneaological records (1845-2001) for the Webb, Daniel, Smith, and Stinson families and others. Some of this material was gathered by Bailey Webb's father, J. W. Webb, for his book, Our Webb Kin of Dixie. Also includes Webb's 1941 doctoral thesis and other school records (1925-1933); as well as binders and scrapbooks compiled by Webb detailing her youth and schooling, private practice and hospital career, international trips, Durham history, chiefly in community medicine and governance, and various ancestors and relatives, including N.C. judge Susie Marshall Sharp, James E. Webb, and Stephen Moore. Records containing personally-identifiable medical information, chiefly pediatric case histories, have been separated and are closed to use.
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Bailey Daniel Webb papers, 1845-2003 and undated, bulk 1950s-2003 9.5 Linear Feet

Alexander Russell Webb Journals, 1892

0.2 Linear Feet 3 Items
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The collection contains Webb's "Journal No. 1, From Manila to Calcutta" (142 pp.), Aug. 29-Oct. 19, 1892, and his "Journal No. 2, From Calcutta to Bombay and Agra" (144 pp.), Oct. 20-Dec. 15, 1892. This is the first journal that Webb ever wrote (Vol. 1, p. 1). His journal continued beyond Vol. 2; the last sentence was continued elsewhere, and no pages appear to be missing from this volume. A later volume or volumes contained the account of the rest of his journey which is incomplete here.

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Alexander Russell Webb Journals, 1892 0.2 Linear Feet 3 Items

Alexander Russell Webb Journals, 1892

William Weaver papers, 1809-1885

4 Linear Feet 3,387 Items
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William Weaver was the owner of the Bath Iron Works (Buffalo Forge, Va.), which made use of enslaved laborers. Collections includes correspondence and business papers documenting the iron industry in antebellum Virginia; the use of enslaved laborers, including lists of enslaved persons; life among laborers; the supply of iron to the Confederate government; the iron industry in the Confederacy; and industrial conditions in Virginia during Reconstruction. Personal correspondence discusses the progress of the Civil War in Virginia and Confederate politics.
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William Weaver papers, 1809-1885 4 Linear Feet 3,387 Items

W. Duke, Sons & Co. records and advertising materials, 1876-1953

6.5 Linear Feet 4000 Items
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W. Duke, Sons & Co. was a tobacco manufacturer founded by Washington Duke in 1881. His son, James B. Duke, later became president of the American Tobacco Company. Collection comprises a volume containing meeting minutes for shareholders and the Board of Directors, 1885-1891, along with a volume of company costs and expenses, 1909-1953. There are also advertising materials dated 1876-1904, including trading cards, albums, and other advertising collectibles from the W. Duke Sons & Co., Liggett & Myers, American Tobacco, and other tobacco companies.
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W. Duke, Sons & Co. records and advertising materials, 1876-1953 6.5 Linear Feet 4000 Items

WDBS collection, 1949-1983

8 Linear Feet
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WDBS was Duke University's campus radio station from 1950-1983. It initially broadcast on AM by carrier current, a system in which radio signals were fed into the university's electrical system. In 1971, WDBS began broadcasting on FM 107.1 as a commercial, non-profit station. AM broadcasts ceased in the early 1970s. WDBS was sold in 1983 to repay debts the station owed Duke University. Collection includes annual reports, correspondence, proposals, newspaper clippings, advertising, program guides, record company photographs and press releases, and other materials related to the operation of WDBS. There are also reel-to-reel sound recordings of broadcasts from the 1960s and 1970s, including speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokeley Carmichael, Douglas Knight, Samuel Dubois Cook, Charles Goodell, Robert Shelton, Spiro Agnew, Julian Bond, Birch Bayh, William Kunstler, Floyd McKissick, Richard Kleindienst, and Terry Sanford. News events and other subjects represented on tape include the 1968 Vigil, the 1969 takeover of the Allen Building by the Afro-American Society, racial unrest in Durham, anti-war activism, the 1971 USA Pan-Africa track meet, the 1972 Republican National Convention, the dedication of the William R. Perkins Library, and the Duke Symposium. Musical recordings include an organ recital, the Concert Band, and the Glee Club. English.
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WDBS collection, 1949-1983 8 Linear Feet

Annual Reports, 1951-1970

Benjamin and Julia Stockton Rush papers, bulk 1766-1845 and undated

0.8 Linear Feet (3 boxes, 2 volumes)
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The Benjamin and Julia Stockton Rush papers include letters, writings, financial records, a few legal documents and one educational record. Benjamin Rush's personal and professional outgoing letters, with some incoming letters, cover a wide variety of topics, but focus primarily on medical concerns, particularly the 1793 and other yellow fever epidemics in Philadelphia, as well as mental illness and its treatment, and the medical department of the Continental Army. There are a few letters from others to Julia Stockton Rush that seek to continue ties with her and the Rush family or offer condolences following Benjamin's death. Collection also contains a medical case book and a fragment of an essay or lecture written by Benjamin Rush, along with his travel diary for a trip to meet with the Board of Trustees for Dickinson College in 178[4]; other writings include Julia Rush's devotional journal and exercise book. The financial records include a few statements and receipts, but primarily contain two account books, one maintained by Benjamin Rush, the other by Rush with his wife. These account books provide a complete picture of the family finances from the period before the couple married, almost to Julia's death. Legal documents include a sworn statement and a land patent, and there is an educational record for one of Rush's students.
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George Washington (Valley Forge) letter to Benjamin Rush (Yorktown), 1778 January 12 2 Leaves Box 2, Folder 5

Charles DeWitt Watts papers, 1917-2004 and undated

13.6 Linear Feet Approximately 7249 Items
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Pioneering African American surgeon who was chief of surgery at Lincoln Hospital, clinical professor of surgery at Duke University, founder of Lincoln Community Health Center, director of student health at North Carolina Central University, and vice president and medical director for North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, all in Durham, N.C. Spanning the period of 1917 to 2004, the Charles DeWitt Watts Papers contain files related to Watts's education, family, community activities, centered in Durham, N.C., and his career as a surgeon, administrator, and trustee on several boards. There is material on the formation in 1901 of Lincoln Hospital, a medical care facility for African Americans in Durham, N.C.. and other items on the early 20th century history of Durham, but the bulk of the papers relate to the later half of the 20th century. Formats primarily consist of correspondence, reports, notes, speeches, photographs, and print materials. It is organized into the following series: Community Relations, Personal Files, Photographic Materials, and Professional Files. Material in the Medical Records Series have been separated and are currently closed to use. Acquired as part of the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture.
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Charles DeWitt Watts papers, 1917-2004 and undated 13.6 Linear Feet Approximately 7249 Items

Charles Watts papers, New Orleans, 1813-1833

6 items
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ALS to his sister, Helen, and her husband, Henry F. Jones, in which he describes his legal career and life in New Orleans. He refers to epidemics of yellow fever and cholera and notes that the climate is considered to be beneficial to tuberculosis patients.
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Charles Watts papers, New Orleans, 1813-1833 6 items

Richard L. Watson, Jr. papers, 1941 - 1989

19 Linear Feet 14,500 Items
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Richard L. Watson, Jr. served as Professor of History at Duke University (1939-1984), Chair of the Department of History (1960-1967), Chair of the Academic Council (1964-1966, 1975-1977), and associate editor of the South Atlantic Quarterly (1974-1987). Papers include correspondence, notes, committee minutes and reports, course evaluations, research files, and manuscript drafts of chapters, and involve Watson's work with the Army Air Force Historical Office, the History Department, Duke University, professional organizations, research and writings in American history and historiography, and personal materials. English.
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Richard L. Watson, Jr. papers, 1941 - 1989 19 Linear Feet 14,500 Items

Henry Watson papers, 1765-1938

5 Linear Feet (14 boxes; 18 volumes) 5,641 Items
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Henry Watson, Jr. (1810-1891) was a plantation owner, enslaver, and lawyer of Greensboro, Alabama. Collection includes letters, diaries, business correspondence, and papers (chiefly 1828-1869) relating to Watson's career in law, his planting activities, his accumulation of property (including enslaved persons), establishment of the Planter's Insurance Company, farming conditions in antebellum Alabama, politics in Alabama before the Civil War, activities of the Watson family, the migration of Watson's family and relatives to various places in the West, secession in Alabama, Watson's removal to Germany during the Civil War, his return to the U.S. after the war, and his postwar career in Connecticut and Alabama. Also includes correspondence with his partner, John Erwin, a Whig leader; land grants to Edwin Peck signed by Martin Van Buren; letters from Confederate soldiers imprisoned at Johnson's Island, Ohio; letters from Henry Bernard; and early letters from Elisha Stanley describing Pittsburgh, Pa., Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kentucky, the mercantile business during the War of 1812, the martial spirit and activities of the Kentuckians during the War of 1812, and the disastrous effects of peace on mercantile pursuits. Also in the collection are letters and papers of John Watson (d. 1824), including fragments, complete literary manuscripts, and papers relating to the settlement of his estate; and letters and diaries of Henry Watson's brother, Sereno.
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Henry Watson papers, 1765-1938 5 Linear Feet (14 boxes; 18 volumes) 5,641 Items

Louanne Watley photographs, 1961, 1985, 1991-2010, bulk 2000-2010

4.0 Linear Feet (8 boxes; 1 oversize folder)
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Louanne K. Watley is a photographer and artist based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The core of the collection consists of portraits of aging Catholic nuns in convents and abbeys in Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia, taken by Watley chiefly from 2002-2003. There are also a few images of Buddhist and Trappist monks and their communities. Watley's images, almost all black-and-white contact prints, often feature close-ups of the nuns' faces, hands, and feet; some are further enhanced using a variety of artistic techniques. Collection also includes digital versions of Watley's photographs, audio recordings of interviews with nuns, exhibit image panels, and professional papers, chiefly drafts of artist's statements, informational material, and correspondence related to the religious communities Watley visited and to exhibits of Watley's work. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.
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Louanne Watley photographs, 1961, 1985, 1991-2010, bulk 2000-2010 4.0 Linear Feet (8 boxes; 1 oversize folder)

CS26, CP26-CP47, 2002 April-2002 October Box 1

H. Lee Waters Film collection, 1936-2005, bulk 1936-1942

50 Linear Feet
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Born in Caroleen, North Carolina in 1902, studio photographer Herbert Lee Waters supplemented his income from 1936 to 1942 by traveling across North Carolina and parts of Virginia, Tennessee, and South Carolina to film the people of small communities. He collaborated with local movie theaters to screen his films, which he called Movies of Local People. It is estimated that Waters produced films across 118 communities, visiting some of them multiple times. The H. Lee Waters Film Collection dates from 1936 to 2005 and is comprised primarily of 16mm black-and-white and color reversal original motion picture films created by Waters during the filming of the Movies of Local People series. The collection, arranged alphabetically by town name, also includes various preservation and access elements created over the years from the original footage: 16mm internegatives, 16mm screening prints, 3/4-inch Umatic videotape, Betacam SP videotape, Digital Betacam videotape, VHS videotape, DVD discs, and high resolution digital files including 2K preservation video copies. The collection contains a small number of papers and physical objects related to Waters' film making, including: a photocopy of two log books (encompassed in one volume) maintained by Waters to record financial and business information during the filming of Movies of Local People; photocopied and original advertisements for screenings of Waters' films; photocopies of Waters' notes, receipts, and correspondence concerning film sales; related ephemera; copy of a 2005 master's thesis written on the films of H. Lee Waters; home movies made by Waters from the 1930s to the 1950s; and oral histories with Mary Waters Spaulding and Tom Waters, the children of H. Lee Waters.
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H. Lee Waters Film collection, 1936-2005, bulk 1936-1942 50 Linear Feet

Zuriel Waterman-Sarah Dean commonplace book, circa 1769-1774

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Zuriel Waterman was a physician from Cranston, Rhode Island and served as a surgeon aboard several American privateers during the Revolutionary War. He relocated to Edenton, North Carolina after the war. Commonplace book, dated circa 1769-1774, appears to have been created by Zuriel Waterman and Sarah Dean. The name Sarah Dean appears on the inside cover, but many later entries written in a different hand are attributed to Zuriel Waterman. The book contains a number of excerpts, verse, and other writings including: "A Chronological Table of Epithets of the Kings of England," "Versus on Mr. George Whitefield," "A Short and True Description of North Carolina and its Inhabitants," and "Care for bite of a mad dog." Also included is a count of inhabitants in the colony of Rhode Island by locale and race, a sketch of the city of Troy, a petition of the Continental Congress to the King of England, and various religious and political writings.
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Zuriel Waterman-Sarah Dean commonplace book, circa 1769-1774 0.2 Linear Feet

Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1782-1841 and undated

0.5 Linear Feet Approx. 250 Items
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U.S. physician; pioneer of vaccination in the U.S. Collection chiefly consists of photostatic copies of correspondence written to Waterhouse, and brings together material from various U. S. collections. Includes some original letters acquired by Duke University. The bulk of the material, correspondence and minutes of meetings of the Corporation of Harvard College, relates to vaccination and Waterhouse's removal from his Harvard professorship. Correspondents include: J. Warren, J.C. Warren, J. Jackson, J. Gorham, W. Jenks, J.R. Coxe, B. Lincoln, S. Williams, J. Sullivan, B. Silliman, J. Redman, W. Cogswell, J. Lathrop, J. Monroe, J. T. Kirkland, H. Dearborn, H.A.S. Dearborn, J. Tilton, J. Winthrop, T. Jefferson, D. Webster, J. Sparks, L. Cass, and R. Elton. Collection also includes photostatic copy of Waterhouse's 1794 journal describing a trip to Saratoga Springs. Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection and was acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.
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Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1782-1841 and undated 0.5 Linear Feet Approx. 250 Items

Washington Office on Latin America records, 1962-2020 and undated, bulk 1974-2005

290.5 Linear Feet
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The Washington Office on Latin America is an international human rights advocacy organization headquartered in Washington D.C. The Washington Office on Latin America Records span the dates 1962 to 2008 and consist of research and project files on nearly every country in Latin America, administrative records, clippings, correspondence, and printed material, all relating to the work of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), a human rights advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. WOLA partners with local organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to raise awareness of human rights abuses in the region and to influence the foreign policy agenda of the United States government. Materials in this collection provide a rich resource for the study of politically motivated violence and other human rights abuses throughout Latin America and also document the changing political climate towards the region in Washington D.C. over nearly four decades.
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Washington Office on Latin America records, 1962-2020 and undated, bulk 1974-2005 290.5 Linear Feet

Development Subseries, 1979-2000 and undated 5 boxes

Henry Washington family photograph album, 1877-1982 and undated

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Henry Washington was born 1923 March 7 to parents Issac R. Washington and Irene Surrey Washington. He was a lifelong resident of Roxbury, Massachusetts, and died there on October 24, 1996. Collection comprises an African-American family photograph album maintained by Henry Washington between approximately 1940-1982. The album features 261 prints, including 204 black-and-white and 57 color prints, ranging in size from 1x1 inches to 8x10 inches. The photographs present the Washington family and its social networks in detail, with a focus on Boston's Roxbury neighborhood.
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Henry Washington family photograph album, 1877-1982 and undated 0.4 Linear Feet

Dismal Swamp Land Company records, bulk circa 1660s-1860s, bulk 1810-1879

4 Linear Feet
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Collection comprised of 9 boxes of company records and 5 ledgers of organizational material of the Dismal Swamp Land Company, a shingle production company in existence between 1763-1879. Letter books, receipts spanning the entirety of the company's existence, and legal documents make up the bulk of the collection.
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Dismal Swamp Land Company records, bulk circa 1660s-1860s, bulk 1810-1879 4 Linear Feet

Washington Committee for Human Rights in Argentina records, 1964-2016, bulk 1973-1986

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The Washington Committee for Human Rights in Argentina operated in the late 1970s and early 1980s to advocate for the human rights of Argentines targeted during the Dirty War/El Proceso. The committee was formed by prominent Argentines who had resettled in the United States, especially in the Washington, D.C. area. The committee frequently partnered with other human rights organizations, including the Washington Office on Latin America, to sponsor programming and mailings to raise awareness of the situation in Argentina. The Washington Committee for Human Rights in Argentina records consist of correspondence, mailers, flyers, reports, notes, programming information, petitions, lists, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, poetry, photographs, posters, and journal articles.
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Washington Committee for Human Rights in Argentina records, 1964-2016, bulk 1973-1986 9.1 Linear Feet

Booker T. Washington correspondence, 1903-1916, 1933 and undated

0.5 Linear Feet 107 Items
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American educator, born a slave in Franklin County, Virginia. Founder and president of Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. Collection comprises correspondence and related material concerning the Carnegie Hall conference (January 6-8, 1904) and the subsequent formation of the Committee of Twelve for the Advancement of the Negro Race by Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. The letters in the collection document the Committee of Twelve's work, contain commentary on the status of African Americans, and detail Washington's relationships with many of the key African American leaders of his day. The most striking is Washington's correspondence with W.E.B. Du Bois, where the tension and ideological conflict between the two men is clearly demonstrated. Other prominent correspondents include Charles W. Chesnutt, John S. Durham, Thomas Fortune, Marcus Garvey, Archibald Grimké; Francis J. Grimké, James Weldon Johnson, Judson W. Lyons, Fredrick L. McGhee, Whitefield McKinlay, Kelly Miller, Robert R. Moton, Charles W. Russell, Emmett J. Scott, and Alexander Walters. Acquired as part of the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture.
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Booker T. Washington correspondence, 1903-1916, 1933 and undated 0.5 Linear Feet 107 Items

Warwick Baker O'Neill records, 1931-2001 and undated

94 Linear Feet 70,000 Items
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Advertising agency founded in 1939 as Warwick and Legler; closed in 2001. The Warwick Baker O'Neill Records span the years 1939-2001 and include correspondence, proofs, clippings, research reports, financial records and other materials that document the agency's activities, particularly during the 1980s and 1990s. Formats include as-produced radio and television commercial scripts, 16mm films, audio cassettes and video cassettes. Clients represented include Bacardi, Bausch & Lomb (Curèl and other eye drops), Benjamin Moore paints, Burlington Industries, Coty (Emeraude, Stetson), Crafted with Pride (Made in the USA), Driver's Mart, East Coast Energy Council, Fruit of the Loom, Glenbrook (Midol), Heineken (including Amstel and Buckler), Lehn & Fink (Lysol, Resolve), Prodigy internet services, Reckitt & Colman (Easy Off oven cleaner, Rid-X), Schering-Plough (Lotrimin, Coricidin, Drixoral, Coppertone, St. Joseph's, Di-Gel), Seagram, U.S. Tobacco (Skoal, House of Windsor), and West Point Pepperell. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Warwick Baker O'Neill records, 1931-2001 and undated 94 Linear Feet 70,000 Items

Codex Topographicus Pompeianus, 1937-1957 and undated

40 Volumes
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40 volumes of Tatiana Warsher's bound manuscript, Codex Topographicus Pompeianus, detailing the archaeology and architecture of Pompeii, Italy. Volumes include typescripts, maps, photographs, and foldout pages describing streets, buildings, and art in and collected from Pompeii. This set of volumes was assembled by Michael Rostovtzeff, Warsher's mentor and a fellow scholar on Roman antiquities.
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Codex Topographicus Pompeianus, 1937-1957 and undated 40 Volumes

Regio I. Insulae 1, 5, 1954 Volume 1

Regio I. Insula 2, 1937 Volume 2

Samuel Warren letter, Durham, England, to J.D. Brown, Esq., 1840, July 27

1 items
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ALS. Declines an invitation and relates personal news.
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John Collins Warren papers, 1825-1856

12 items
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ALS, including a description of the Siamese twins Chang and Eng, prescriptions and a letter of recommendation, and newspaper clippings of obituary notices.
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John Collins Warren papers, 1825-1856 12 items

Mr. Warner receipt, [1861].

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A receipt written out by a Mr. Warner, recording the amount owed to a Dr. Thomas Miner for services rendered "to himself" during Oct. and Nov., 1861. Acquired by the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.
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Mr. Warner receipt, [1861]. 1 items

Frank and Anne Warner papers, 1899-2000, bulk 1933-1985

12 Linear Feet 4934 Items
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Anne and Frank Warner were folklorists and folk song musicians. The Anne and Frank Warner Collection, with materials from as early as 1899 to as late as 2000, documents the Warners' active life of collecting, recording, and producing music and publications associated with traditional American folk song culture, primarily from along the eastern seaboard areas, in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina, and as far as New Hampshire to the north.
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Frank and Anne Warner papers, 1899-2000, bulk 1933-1985 12 Linear Feet 4934 Items

John Ware letter, Hingham, Mass., to Doctor Fiske, 1835, June 9

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ALS. Reports no great change in the condition of a Miss Andrews and prescribes various medicines.
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