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Guide to the William Lemuel Clegg papers, 1893-1961

Abstract

William Lemuel Clegg was a Methodist minister in the North Carolina Conference and a Duke University graduate and Trustee.

Collection contains sermons, notes, clippings, diaries, photographs, and printed material from Clegg's student days at Duke University (Trinity, 1924; Divinity, 1930); and his career as a Methodist minister and Burlingon District Superintendent of churches in the North Carolina Conference. Clegg was elected a Trustee at Duke University in March 1961, but passed away suddenly at a Duke football game in Durham, N.C., November, 1961.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Clegg, William Lemuel, 1902-1961.
Title
William Lemuel Clegg papers 1893-1961
Language of Material
English
Extent
3.0 Linear Feet, Approx. 1000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains sermons, notes, clippings, diaries, photographs, and printed material from Clegg's student days at Duke University (Trinity, 1924; Divinity, 1930); and his career as a Methodist minister and Burlingon District Superintendent of churches in the North Carolina Conference. Clegg was elected a Trustee at Duke University in March 1961, but passed away suddenly at a Duke football game in Durham, N.C., November, 1961.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, addresses, writings, conference papers
Box 1
Sermons, A-H
Box 1
Printed photo book
Box 2
Notebooks
(2 items)
Box 2
Datebook
Box 2
Printed material, sermons, medical documents
Box 2

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Lemuel Clegg Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The William Lemuel Clegg Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1974.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff.

Encoded by Jennifer Snow and Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 5-23-74

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.