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Walter McGowan Upchurch papers, 1841-1977

8 Linear Feet Approximately 4600 Items
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Member of Board of Trustees at Duke University; senior vice-president of Shell Companies Foundation, Inc. Collection spans the years 1841-1977, with the bulk dating from 1930-1977, and contains personal correspondence among members of the Upchurch family, including correspondence between Upchurch and his brother during World War II, when they were both serving in the U.S. Navy; professional correspondence concerning Duke University administrative affairs; genealogical materials for the Upchurch, Daniel, and Meadows families of North Carolina; commemorative material on Upchurch's mother, Minnie Gertrude (Daniel) Upchurch; and photographs, clippings, programs, and school materials. Much of the personal materials reveals the life of a middle-class North Carolina family during the first half of the 20th century. One personal letter is from John Steinbeck's sister, Beth Ainsworthy, and contains comments on Steinbeck and relationships in the Steinbeck family. Another group of materials relates to the world premiere of Samuel Barber's opera, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, at the Lincoln Center in N.Y. on Sept. 16, 1966. Included are invitations, commemorative programs and booklets, and the opera libretto. Other materials include Shell Development Company records on personnel issues such as labor relations and salary administration; and Shell Companies Foundation records (1963-1974), chiefly relating to the foundation's endowments, scholarships, and grants, as well as the company's donation budgets from 1969-1974.
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Walter McGowan Upchurch papers, 1841-1977 8 Linear Feet Approximately 4600 Items

Dick Groat collection, 1948-1955

0.25 Linear Feet 14 Items
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Dick Groat (Class of '52) received numerous accolades for his performances in baseball and basketball while at Duke. Groat then served two years in the United States Army. He went on to play 14 seasons in Major League Baseball, winning World Series Championships with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1960 and St. Louis Cardinals in 1964. He was also named the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1960. The collection includes a scrapbook containing clippings that document Groat's athletic career at Duke and several issues of the Belvoir Castle that contain articles documenting his baseball and basketball career while playing in various armed services leagues with inclusive dates 1948-1955.
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Dick Groat collection, 1948-1955 0.25 Linear Feet 14 Items

University Club of New York Souvenir Album, 1902-

1.2 Linear Feet 1 Items
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The University Club of New York is a private social club. The album has 12 photographs of the Club's building.
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University Club of New York Souvenir Album, 1902- 1.2 Linear Feet 1 Items

World War II ration coupon collection, 1942-1946

0.2 Linear Feet
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Collection consists of ration coupons, stickers, permits, and certificates for tires, bicycles, typewriters, sugar, shoes, fuel oil, gasoline, and food which were issued by the Office of Price Administration between 1942-1946. There are duplicates for a few items.
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World War II ration coupon collection, 1942-1946 0.2 Linear Feet

Engineering, Science, and Management War Training Program records, 1940 - 1945

7.5 Linear Feet 7500 Items
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The Engineering, Science, Management War Training (ESMWT) program trained students to participate in defense activities, in order to meet the shortage of engineers, chemists, physicists, and production supervisors during World War II. The Duke University ESMWT was administered by A. S. Brower, and was overseen by the United States Department of Education. The Engineering, Science, and Management War Training Program Records includes general information, forms, reports, bulletins, financial records, correspondence, and course material dating from 1940-1945. English.
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Engineering, Science, and Management War Training Program records, 1940 - 1945 7.5 Linear Feet 7500 Items

United States Commission on Civil Rights, North Carolina Advisory Committee papers, 1949-1962

5.2 Linear Feet approximately 3,900 Items
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The United States Commission on Civil Rights North Carolina Advisory Committee Papers span the years 1949 to 1962, but fall chiefly in the period 1957 to 1962. They consist largely of correspondence, but also include reports, drafts of reports, minutes of meetings, and completed survey forms. Statistical charts and maps, transcripts of telephone interviews, signed affidavits, printed material which includes reports of other organizations, articles, brochures, and press releases, mailing lists, notes, and clippings are also included. The collection documents methods of data collection for social research that is directed to governmental policy change. The research particularly focuses on racial discrimination against and the civil rights of African Americans, and to a lesser extent Native Americans, in North Carolina. Most of the correspondence was generated from the office of Chairman McNeill Smith, and the collection therefore does not represent the work of other Committee members, except for their communications with Smith.

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United States Commission on Civil Rights, North Carolina Advisory Committee papers, 1949-1962 5.2 Linear Feet approximately 3,900 Items

Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880

50 Linear Feet 134 Items
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Collection contains the original returns compiled by the census enumerator. Schedules exist in four main categories: agriculture, manufacturing, "defective, dependent, and delinquent classes," and social statistics. The 7th (1850); 8th (1860); 9th (1870); and 10th (1880) censuses are included, while the states covered are Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Virginia, with scattered records for Montana, Nevada, and Wyoming. In many cases the returns are not complete. For a given schedule all counties of a state may not be represented.
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Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880 50 Linear Feet 134 Items

Army Research Office--Durham (AROD) records, 1957-1982

2.7 Linear Feet approx. 200 items
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The Office of Ordnance Research (OOR), U.S. Army, a Class II military institution, established offices on the Duke University campus in June 1951. On January 16, 1961 the OOR ceased to exist and was instead re-designated as the Army Research Office-Durham (AROD) under the command of the Chief, Research and Development. The 1960s and 1970s saw a weakening in the working relationship between the military and the scientific communities. In the spring of 1975, ARO left the Duke campus and moved to the Research Triangle Park, ten miles southeast of Durham. Collection contains materials pertaining to the mission and organization of the U.S. Army Office of Ordinance Research, the forerunner of the Army Research Office-Durham (AROD). The materials in the collection span the years 1957-1982.
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Army Research Office--Durham (AROD) records, 1957-1982 2.7 Linear Feet approx. 200 items

28th Maine Infantry Regiment record books, 1862-1863

2 Linear Feet (4 volumes)
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The 28th Maine Infantry Regiment was mustered in October 1862 in Augusta, Maine, and served until August 1863 in the Union Army during the American Civil War. This collection contains four volumes of regimental descriptive and order books documenting the company's activities and enlisted men.
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28th Maine Infantry Regiment record books, 1862-1863 2 Linear Feet (4 volumes)

Company G descriptive book, 1862-1863 Box 1

Company descriptive book, 1862-1863 Box 1

U.S. Army Foreign Military Studies, 1945-1954

9 Linear Feet Approximately 2000 Items
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The U.S. Army European Command's Historical Division was charged with performing analyses and studies of military engagements and other events during World War II. Collection contains U.S. Army intelligence documents assembled from 1945-1954 by the European Command's Historical Division, which was charged with gathering information on the capabilities and strategies of the German and Soviet armies during and after World War II. The information centers on specific events and campaigns during World War II, and was gathered chiefly from German military officials and staff during trials and interrogations. Many of the documents have English translations. Formats include copies of transcriptions of interviews or interrogations, reports, and correspondence. Records are arranged by a number code assigned by United States Army Historical Division personnel. A published guide to the documents is included in the first box of the collection, as well as a list of the documents held by the library, which represent a partial set of the original U.S. Army files.
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U.S. Army Foreign Military Studies, 1945-1954 9 Linear Feet Approximately 2000 Items

United States. Army. Department of Virginia and North Carolina records, 1861-1869

3 Linear Feet
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The U.S. Army Department of Virginia and North Carolina was a combined military unit (merging the Department of Virginia and the Department of North Carolina) of the Union Army during the American Civil War, operating in Union-occupied territory in Confederate States. Many of the records in this collection relate to specific U.S. Army regiments which were stationed in and around Union-occupied New Bern, North Carolina, or Southern Virginia during the latter half of the American Civil War.
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United States. Army. Department of Virginia and North Carolina records, 1861-1869 3 Linear Feet

Counter Intelligence Investigations Course records, 1950s

1.2 Linear Feet Approx. 200 Items
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The Counter Intelligence Investigations Course was held at the Counter Intelligence Corps School in Fort Holabird, Maryland, in the 1950s. Collection contains an assortment of teaching materials including courses on Interrogation, Identification of Soviet Armed Forces Insignia and Rank, Profiling, Sabotage, Raids & Searches, Study of Communism, Surveillance, a history of the Counter Intelligence Corp, maps, and Counter-Sabotage.
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Counter Intelligence Investigations Course records, 1950s 1.2 Linear Feet Approx. 200 Items

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Survey of the Columbia River, 1891

0.2 Linear Feet 2 Volumes
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In 1890 Congress appropriated funds for the surveying and improvement of the Columbia River in Washington state, including $10,000 for surveying the river from the international boundary line southward to Rock Island Rapids. In 1891 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made this survey as far south as the Okanogan River. William Cuthbert led the team that made the survey. His superior was Capt. Thomas W. Symons of the U.S. Engineer office at Portland, Oregon. Their reports upon the 1891 survey were published as part of the annual report in 1893 of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, which is in the Report of the Secretary of War... (Washington, 1893), Vol. II, Pt. 4, pp. 3381-3399. Copies of the reports by Symons and Cuthbert are filed in the Information Folder of this collection.

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U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Survey of the Columbia River, 1891 0.2 Linear Feet 2 Volumes

12th Connecticut Infantry Regiment, Company D record books, 1861-1864

1 Linear Feet (1 box with 2 volumes inside.)
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The 12th Connecticut Infantry Regiment was a Union Army regiment active between 1861 and 1865 in the American Civil War. This collection consists of two ledgers, a Clothing Book and a volume titled Morning Reports, which record daily activities, particularly attendance and absense for members of the 12th Connecticut Infantry, Company D, as well as their annual allotments of clothing and equipment.
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12th Connecticut Infantry Regiment, Company D record books, 1861-1864 1 Linear Feet (1 box with 2 volumes inside.)

American Expeditionary Forces Vladivostok photograph album, 1918-1920

0.25 Linear Feet 1 item
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Collection includes a 7"x10" photograph album, containing 81 black-and-white photographs and photo postcards, documenting the presence of various military forces in Vladivostok, probably taken or collected between 1918 and 1920 by an unidentified soldier in the American Expeditionary Force sent to intervene in the Russian Civil War. Images include street scenes and landscapes, with some portraits and interior scenes; many contain printed or hand-written captions in English. Topics include various modes of military transport, especially ships and trains; military base scenes, particularly those of the Expeditionary Forces; military parades, including Russian and Bolshevik troops; various nationalities represented in the city and among the military forces (e.g., Japanese, Chinese, Czech, French, German, and British), as well as post-battle images of the dead and later funeral processions.
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American Expeditionary Forces Vladivostok photograph album, 1918-1920 0.25 Linear Feet 1 item

Ground Observer Corps records, 1952-1959

5.25 Linear Feet
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The Ground Observer Corps (GOC) was a civil defense organization run by the U.S. Air Force that enlisted volunteers to watch for and report aircraft movements. The Ground Observer Corps records include materials related to the operation of the Ground Observer Corps in the Durham area from 1952-1959. The collection includes assorted memoranda, correspondence, newsletters, forms, and recruiting materials, as well as manuals, logbooks, maps, posters, brochures, and promotional materials.
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Ground Observer Corps records, 1952-1959 5.25 Linear Feet

GOC booklets and manuals, circa 1950-1959 6 folders Box 2

United Nations Ad Hoc Committee on Slavery records, 1918-1956 and undated, bulk 1949-1951

5 Linear Feet
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In 1949 the United Nations general assembly asked secretary general to create a committee to investigate the status of slavery and the slave trade. The committee, which was active in 1950-1951, was a joint effort of the Economic and Social Council and the International Labour Organization. The collection contains research files, clippings, minutes, notes, and other materials related to the work of the United Nations Ad Hoc Committee on Slavery.
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United Nations Ad Hoc Committee on Slavery records, 1918-1956 and undated, bulk 1949-1951 5 Linear Feet

United Methodist Church records, 1784-1984, bulk 1800-1940

48.8 Linear Feet
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The United Methodist Church Records are comprised primarily of bound volumes of quarterly conference minutes that document the administrative life of church units (circuits, charges, and churches) in the N.C. Conference (1784-1974, bulk 1841-1919) and the Western N.C. Conference (1884-1962, bulk 1893-1932) of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (MECS). Counties in N.C. represented in the collection include Alamance, Ashe, Bladen, Burke, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Dare, Davidson, Durham, Forsyth, Gates, New Hanover, Iredell, Lincoln, Perquimans, Randolph, Rowan, Yadkin, and Wake. However, this collection does not include complete runs of any set of bound minutes, correspondence, or other documentation for any N.C. county or district. There are also bound volumes of N.C. Conference, MECS, district conference minutes (1866-1939); financial, administrative, and legal records for the Board of Missions and Church Extension of the Western N.C. Conference, MECS (1909-1952); bound journals of annual conference meetings of the N.C. Conference, MECS (1838-1913); as well as some district, conference, and national records for non-N.C. conferences and for the MECS and the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC). National records include correspondence and financial records from the American Mission in North Africa, MEC (1909-1952). Although the entire collection dates from 1784-1984, the bulk of the material dates from 1800-1940.
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United Methodist Church records, 1784-1984, bulk 1800-1940 48.8 Linear Feet

Cohama Cravats promotional materials, 1940-1941

1.5 Linear Feet
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Cohama is a trademark of United Merchants and Manufacturers, Inc., a textile firm founded in 1912 in New York as Cohn-Hall-Marx. Consists of bound sales and promotional presentations and guides for local retail advertising. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Cohama Cravats promotional materials, 1940-1941 1.5 Linear Feet

United Cigarette Machine Company records, 1887-1955 and undated

40 Linear Feet Approx. 12,000 Items
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Lynchburg, Virginia manufacturing company specializing in cigarette machine and car parts; plants were located in the U.S. and Germany. The bulk of the United Cigarette Machine Company collection, dating from 1887-1955, consists of thousands of brownprints ("Van Dyke photoprints") and blueprints related to the various cigarette machines and parts manufactured by the company. These include the Universal, U-K, Improved Bonsack (designed by James Bonsack), and Heckendorn cigarette machines; materials from the 1920s also pertain to the manufacturing of Buick, Dodge, and Chevrolet auto parts. Other files contain black-and-white photographs of products, and company catalogs. Additional material includes contracts, legal papers, appraisals, audits, patent lists, tax reports, and minutes documenting company operations and finances. The center of operations was located in Lynchburg, Virginia; the company also owned manufacturing plants in Germany. A few materials are in French and German.
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United Cigarette Machine Company records, 1887-1955 and undated 40 Linear Feet Approx. 12,000 Items

Norman Underwood library building records, 1901-1902

0.5 Linear Feet
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Norman Underwood was the contractor in charge of the construction of the Trinity College Library. The collection consists of receipts and bills made out to Norman Underwood for materials and labor related to the construction of the library on East Campus. There is also some very limited correspondence regarding these bills and receipts, as well as a contract for materials. The majority of the companies and individuals named in the receipts were located in Durham, and included contractors, suppliers, hardware and supply stores, pharmacies, and rail companies; several companies and individuals were located outside Durham, including Raleigh, Goldsboro, Chattanooga, TN, and Atlanta, GA. The receipts and bills detail materials, prices, contractors, and business names used in the construction of the library.
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Norman Underwood library building records, 1901-1902 0.5 Linear Feet

Harvey Ulrich Photograph Album, circa 1936

0.9 Linear Feet 1 Items
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Harvey Ulrich graduated from Duke University in 1938. The photograph album includes images of campus buildings (exterior and interior) and student life, circa 1936.
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Harvey Ulrich Photograph Album, circa 1936 0.9 Linear Feet 1 Items

Lenora Greenbaum Ucko papers, 1966-2013

7 Linear Feet 4220 Items
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Professor of anthropology, sociology, and social work, who founded StoriesWork, a non-profit organization in Durham, N.C. that advocates Therapeutic Storytelling, or the use of folk story analysis for empowering abused women. Collection consists of several separate accessions and includes Ucko's travel diaries; teaching and course materials; transcripts of Ucko's publications, including her book, Endangered Spouses; correspondence; Russian genalogy; materials from the Henry Zvi Ucko Memorial Exhibit, "What We Brought with Us," which featured personal items taken by German Jews who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s; and other materials from Ucko's position at the Museum of the Jewish Family in the late 1990s. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Lenora Greenbaum Ucko papers, 1966-2013 7 Linear Feet 4220 Items

John Tyndall letter, London, undated

1 items
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ALS. Tyndall inquires after "the character of the instruction" received by the two sons of a deceased acquaintance.
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John Tyndall letter, London, undated 1 items

Anne Tyler papers, 1958-2022

29.5 Linear Feet
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Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Accidental Tourist, Breathing Lessons, Celestial Navigation, Ladder of Years, and other popular novels. Collection includes manuscript drafts, printed material, holograph manuscripts and typescripts of Tyler's novels and short stories, including Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant; clippings of articles about Tyler and her writings; serials containing articles by or about Tyler and her work; correspondence between Tyler and her publishers; and materials regarding adaptations of her novels, including the movie The Accidental Tourist. Later additions include holograph manuscripts of A Patchwork Planet and Noah's Compass; an advance uncorrected proof of Back When We Were Grownups (2001); drafts for Digging to America, The Amateur Marriage, Back When We Were Grownups, The Beginner's Goodbye, A Blue Spool of Thread, Vinegar Girl, and Clock Dance; correspondence between Tyler and her editors and agents; publicity materials; some Tyler family correspondence; book reviews; and book covers.
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Anne Tyler papers, 1958-2022 29.5 Linear Feet

John Tweedale letter, Lyme, Norfolk, to Joseph Hume, Esq., M.P, 1834, Nov. 16 and 18

1 items
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ALS. Proposal to erect a monument in honor of the passage of the Reform Bill.
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DeLossie D. Tuttle papers, circa 1948-1952

1.5 Linear Feet 250 Items
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DeLossie Tuttle was an undergraduate at the Woman's College at Duke University from 1948-1952. The collection includes grade reports, college papers, Duke calendars and schedule books, entertainment programs, Duke songbooks and handbook, photographs, a scrapbook, and artifacts such as a Duke pillow and wooden Duke Blue Devil statue. The collection ranges in date from circa 1948-1952.
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DeLossie D. Tuttle papers, circa 1948-1952 1.5 Linear Feet 250 Items

James A. Tutt papers, 1807-1908

4 Linear Feet 1,806 Items
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Mercantile clerk and postmaster of Calhoun (Henry Co.), Mo. Business and personal correspondence and papers (chiefly 1835-1858) of James A. Tutt and various members of the Tutt family relating to Tutt's removal from Virginia to Missouri, the migration of other members of the family to the Old Northwest and to the Trans-Mississippi West, frontier conditions and the difficulties of settling in the West, and Tutt's mercantile activities and career as postmaster of Calhoun, Mo.
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James A. Tutt papers, 1807-1908 4 Linear Feet 1,806 Items

Richard Lovejoy Tuthill papers, 1946-1968

0.5 Linear Feet 350 Items
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Richard Lovejoy Tuthill was Professor of Economic Geography and University Registrar at Duke University. This collection contains correspondence, reference material, and notes on the local, state, and national organizations.
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Richard Lovejoy Tuthill papers, 1946-1968 0.5 Linear Feet 350 Items

Andrew Spencer Turnipseed papers, 1902-2002 and undated (bulk 1928-1965)

32.7 Linear Feet 20,050 Items
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Collection consists primarily of manuscripts and research materials related to Turnipseed's writings (1902-1960s), in particular his multivolume, unpublished autobiography I Tried: An Autobiography of Andrew Spencer Turnipseed. The collection documents Turnipseed's ancestry, early life, and roles as a theologian and activist. Includes many folders of personal and professional correspondence (1929-1980s); lectures and sermons (including 13 audio cassettes); course materials; and travel files. In addition, there are subject files on topics such as Methodism; civil rights; race relations and Southern politics; and public education, including higher education for African-Americans in Alabama. Acquired as part of the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture.

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Andrew Spencer Turnipseed papers, 1902-2002 and undated (bulk 1928-1965) 32.7 Linear Feet 20,050 Items

William Clair Turner papers, circa 1960s-2013

18.5 Linear Feet
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William Clair Turner, Jr. earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1971, his M.Div. from Duke Divinity School in 1974, and his Ph.D. in religion in 1984. He has held several administrative positions at Duke, including Assistant Provost and Dean of Black Affairs and Acting Director of the Afro-American Studies program. In 1982 he became a full-time faculty member in the Divinity School, directing the Office of Black Church Affairs before being appointed Professor of the Practice of Homiletics. He has pastored several churches, including his current position at Mt. Level Baptist Church and was previously ordained in the United Holy Church of America, Inc. denomination. The collection documents Turner's academic and personal activities. Materials include personal and administrative correspondence regarding Turner's roles as pastor and administrator, manuscripts of lectures and sermons, syllabi and notes for courses taught, notes from classes taken while a student, subject files, and records of the United Holy Church of America. The collection also includes VHS, CD, and DVD recordings of some of his sermons.
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William Clair Turner papers, circa 1960s-2013 18.5 Linear Feet

William Turner letter, Washington, D.C, 1802, Sept. 18

1 items
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ALS. A copy of his letter to Miss "Fanny" Clifton, written hours before his departure to the Mediterranean for Naval service, in which he passionately bids her farewell.
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William Turner letter, Washington, D.C, 1802, Sept. 18 1 items

W. Turner papers, 1827 and undated.

2 items
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ALS. Turner appeals to Major Milo Mason and to William Hunter for help in unspecified matters.
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W. Turner papers, 1827 and undated. 2 items

Philip Turner papers, 1751-1858, 1881 and undated

6 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
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Philip Turner (1740-1815) was a noted surgeon from Norwich, Connecticut and New York, New York. His papers date from 1751 to 1858 and contain correspondence, military hospital returns (1777-1780) describing the Army's sick and wounded, printed material, a prescription and logbook, and ledgers; these materials document Philip Turner's career as a surgeon in private practice in Norwich, Connecticut and New York, New York, in the Continental Army, and in the United States Army up to the War of 1812, during which he was stationed at Fort Columbus, NY. There is correspondence with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, William Eustis, Henry Dearborn, John Morgan, William Shippen, and other prominent Americans. Also includes materials on Turner's family. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.
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Philip Turner papers, 1751-1858, 1881 and undated 6 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Peter Turner papers, 1773-1792

4 items
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Holograph document, signed by Fre. Smythe, is a New Jersey medical license. ANS documents his finding that a William Young is fit for mustering, an IOU, and the receipt of dividends from shares in the Ohio Company.
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Peter Turner papers, 1773-1792 4 items

Turner family papers, 1778-1929 and undated

3.5 Linear Feet Approx. 1316 Items
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The Turner family was based in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. Correspondence, papers, diaries, and scrapbooks of Jesse Turner, Sr. (1805-1894), lawyer, jurist, and Whig politician of Van Buren, Ark.; his wife, Rebecca (Allen) Turner (1823-1917); their son, Jesse Turner, Jr. (1856-1919); and other members of the Turner and Allen families, relating to law practice, family history and personal matters, political activities in Arkansas and the U.S. (1840-1900), secession in Arkansas, the Arkansas Constitution of 1836, social life and customs in Arkansas, life during Reconstruction, and U.S. presidential elections of 1848 and 1860. Correspondents include prominent Arkansas attorneys Albert Pike and Absalom Fowler. There are also a number of letters between Rebecca Allen and Jesse Turner before their marriage, and letters from Rebecca to her son Jesse Jr., as well as diaries written by his mother (1857-1859) chronicling his early childhood.
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Turner family papers, 1778-1929 and undated 3.5 Linear Feet Approx. 1316 Items

Turner Family Letters, 1943-1945 and undated

0.2 Linear Feet 40 Items
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Letters from three Turner relatives or friends in the U.S. Army during World War II: Johnnie Rice, Arthur Johnson, and Edward G. Walker ["Garl"?]. The letters were addressed primarily to Mrs. "Mom" Turner, and were sent from Fort Bragg, N.C.; England; and France. There are also a few other letters from relatives and friends, a sympathy card on a family death, and one undated letter from a woman to "Nellie" (probably a letter from Mrs. Turner to her sister). It is not clear if the "sons" are Mrs. Turner's sons-in-law or her close friends. The letter writers request news from home, describe life in camp and on the battlefield, and occasionally refer to conditions in French towns and rural areas.

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Turner Family Letters, 1943-1945 and undated 0.2 Linear Feet 40 Items

Edward Kitchen Turner letter, to John Brown Esq., Boston, 1777

1 items
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ALS. Requests funds to purchase instruments and supplies, including blankets, bandage linen and a tourniquet, to be used in military service.
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Dawson Turner papers, 1800-1820

3 items
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ALS from naturalist James de Carl Sowerby and from the founder of the Linnean Society, Sir James Edward Smith, on botany.
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Dawson Turner papers, 1800-1820 3 items

Arlin Turner papers, 1953-1979

1.5 Linear Feet 600 Items
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Arlin Turner was a professor in Duke's English Department from 1953 to 1978 and served as department chair during 1958-1964. The collection includes department memoranda, correspondence, minutes and documentation relating to English Department policies. Also included are minutes, memoranda and correspondence related to various committees Turner served on. The collection ranges in date from 1953-1979.
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Arlin Turner papers, 1953-1979 1.5 Linear Feet 600 Items

Arlin Turner papers, 1927-1980

15.6 Linear Feet circa 9750 Items
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The papers span Turner's career as a scholar of American literature, from his undergraduate education at West Texas State University in 1927 to his death in 1980, when he was an instructor at Southwest Texas State University. Comprised primarily of personal and professional correspondence with scholars and publishers of American literature, including Gay Wilson Allen, John Q. Anderson, Louis Budd, Robert Cantwell, James B. Colvert, Eddie Gay Cone, Benjamin Franklin Fisher, Albert Mordell, Norman Holmes Pearson, William Stafford, and Edmund Wilson. There are also letters, printed matter, reports, and minutes that Turner collected as a member or officer of organizations, including the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association, Committee for American Studies, and the Associated Research Council. The Turner Papers also document the development of high school, collegiate, and graduate level instruction in American literature through the organizational records and course materials, the latter of which include Turner's personal writings and research notes, subject files, clippings, lecture notes, and other printed materials on various authors or genres of American literature, including Southern literature, American humor, Nathaniel Hawthorne and George Washington Cable.
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Arlin Turner papers, 1927-1980 15.6 Linear Feet circa 9750 Items

William Turk letter, Newark, New Jersey, 1854, Sep. 24

1 items
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ALS. In this letter written two months before his death on Nov. 20, 1854, Turk writes of attending "the Lectures" in Philadelphia, recounts youthful escapades and speaks of his family.
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William Turk letter, Newark, New Jersey, 1854, Sep. 24 1 items

Liberia to America poem, 1849

0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)
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Martin Farquhar Tupper was an English writer and poet. Collection comprises Martin Farquhar Tupper's manuscript poem in four verses, "Liberia to America." Signed, with location Albury, England [crossed out], Surrey. Tupper was among the first to support the new country; he exhorts Americans to support their "sable" brothers and to recognize the state officially, "with gracious glance befriend Thine own sons, no longer slaves!" The poem is undated, but probably dates around 1849, with the United States' formal recognition of Liberia.
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Liberia to America poem, 1849 0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)

Poem Folder 1

John Tully photographs, 2014-2018

2.0 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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Collection consists of thirty color inkjet prints from a body of work titled "Shifting Sands" by photographer John Tully. The images were taken at the North Carolina coast, and include natural areas such as beaches along the Outer Banks and coastal forests in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, and human environments such as coastal highways, piers, abandoned beachfront properties. There are also some portraits of people. The photographs are accompanied by captions written by the photographer and by the artist's statement. Together, photographs and text call out the environmental, economic, and social consequences brought on by natural changes as well as by human-created climate change. The prints measure 17x22 (20) and 11x17 (10) inches. This work received the 2018 ADA Award for Documentarians of Environmental Change. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.
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John Tully photographs, 2014-2018 2.0 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Highway 12, 2015 Box 1, Image RL.11694-P-0001

Beacon Motor Lodge, 2015 Box 1, Image RL.11694-P-0002

Daniel Hack Tuke papers, undated.

2 items
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Autograph manuscripts, signed. Two sonnets, on his mother's miniature and on the burial of his son, April 20, 1883.
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Daniel Hack Tuke papers, undated. 2 items

Mary B. Tuckey poems, 1845-1846

0.4 Linear Feet (1 item)
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Collection comprises a volume containing nine handwritten poems prepared by Mary B. Tuckey and others for the 1845 anti-slavery fair held in Boston, Massachusetts, but brought together in a presentation volume. The volume features hand-painted covers and two illustrations, and was presented to Maria Weston Chapman, editor of the Boston Liberty Bell, by Mary Mannix, secretary of the female anti-slavery society in Cork, Ireland, in 1846. The volume was enclosed in a case with a leather spine, with initials "M.M. to M.W.C" and dated "Cork, 1846." One of the poems commemorates Frederick Douglass' visit to Cork.
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Mary B. Tuckey poems, 1845-1846 0.4 Linear Feet (1 item)

Mary Sames Tucker papers, 1936-1967

0.2 Linear Feet 62 Items
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Piano teacher, of Lexington, Va. Personal correspondence from and about the author, Carson (Smith) McCullers, piano student of Mrs. Tucker in Columbus, Ga., and lifelong friend. Topics include McCullers' personal life, marital problems, and poor health. Mrs. Tucker was the wife of Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston Tucker.
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Mary Sames Tucker papers, 1936-1967 0.2 Linear Feet 62 Items

Horace Trumbauer Architectural Drawings collection, 1924-1958

9 Linear Feet 11.3 Gigabytes
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From 1924 through 1958 the architectural firm of Horace Trumbauer of Philadelphia, Pa. was hired to design much of Duke University's East and West campuses. Horace Trumbauer, William O. Frank, and Julian Abele were the firm's main designers. Frank Clyde Brown, S.W. Myatt and A.C. Lee were administrators of construction at Duke University during this time. Some of the buildings designed by the firm are the Duke University Chapel, the Allen Administration Building, Cameron Indoor Stadium, Baldwin Auditorium, the East Campus Union Building, the East Campus Central Heating Plant Complex, the Carr Building (formerly known as the Class Room Building), the Medical School and Hospital, the Nurses' Home, the Law School, the School of Religion, the Chemistry Building, and the Botany and Biology Building. The firm also designed the Giles, Alspaugh, Pegram, Bassett, and Brown residence halls (formerly known as Dormitories 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, respectively). Included in the collection are blueprints and printed material relating to the planning and construction of buildings at Duke University from 1924 to 1958.
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Horace Trumbauer Architectural Drawings collection, 1924-1958 9 Linear Feet 11.3 Gigabytes

Patti Peyton Truitt scrapbooks, 1957-1961

3 Linear Feet
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Patricia (Patti) Peyton attended Duke's Woman's College from 1957 to 1961. Collection consists of two disbound scrapbooks from Patti's time at Duke, which include a variety of material related her academic, social, and extracurricular activities.
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Patti Peyton Truitt scrapbooks, 1957-1961 3 Linear Feet

A. Trousseau letter, to M. Hipp. Rayer Collard, Paris, undated

1 items
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ALS. Asks Collard to befriend a St. Marc, who seeks reinstatement to his former position as principal of a college.
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