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Preliminary Guide to the Robin Chandler Lynn Duke Papers, circa 1930-2003

Abstract

Robin Chandler Lynn Duke held office or was active in a number of organizations including Population Action International, the National Abortion Rights Action League, The Packard Foundation, the Draper World Population Fund, and several major corporations. Married to Ambassador Angier B. Duke.

Collection (22100 items, dated 1942-2000) contains items related to Duke's extensive involvement in abortion rights, family planning, and population studies organizations. Series within the collection include correspondence, clippings, writings, publications, miscellaneous, photographs, and subject files. A substantial amount of correspondence from Duke was written to members of the U.S. House and Senate, and was written by Duke in her capacity as National Chair of Population Action International. Books and pamphlets report on population studies, child education, family planning, violence against women, and international education. Organizations represented in the collection include Population Action International, the Draper World Population Fund, Planned Parenthood, NARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League), "The Anatomy of Hate" conference, and the National Abortion Federation.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Robin Chandler Lynn Duke papers [ca. 1930]-2009
Creator
Duke, Robin Chandler Lynn
Extent
56.2 Linear Feet, 81747 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English

Collection Overview

Collection (22100 items, dated 1942-2000) contains items related to Duke's extensive involvement in abortion rights, family planning, and population studies organizations. Series within the collection include correspondence, clippings, writings, publications, miscellaneous, photographs, and subject files. A substantial amount of correspondence from Duke was written to members of the U.S. House and Senate, and was written by Duke in her capacity as National Chair of Population Action International. Books and pamphlets report on population studies, child education, family planning, violence against women, and international education. Organizations represented in the collection include Population Action International, the Draper World Population Fund, Planned Parenthood, NARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League), "The Anatomy of Hate" conference, and the National Abortion Federation.

Additional organizations represented include the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, Promise Keepers, Rockefeller Foundation, Center for Gender Equality, Harvard School of Public Health, Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, Institute of International Education, International Flavors and Fragrances, National Mother's Day Committee, and the National Park Foundation.

Other parts of the collection deal more directly with Duke personally and with her husband. Files relate to social events and awards ceremonies, the Congressional campaign of 1977, and a number of other organizations concerned with her activities or her husband's ambassadorships. There is also information concerning the National Wildflower Research Center, the Council of American Ambassadors, the United Nations and other organizations; as well as information related to a white house dinner; speeches; articles about Duke; an appointment book; and personal files.

A number of other scrapbooks contain photos and other items from the time when Duke served as a fashion editor.

The addition (7089 items, 11.10 linear feet, dated ca. 1930-2001) comprises correspondence, subject files, articles and newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, photograph albums, and printed materials that primarily describe conferences attended and trips taken by Duke, focusing on the organizations in which she was actively involved. Also includes incoming and outgoing correspondence; files on fundraising dinners and meetings; and Angier Biddle Duke's typescript journal entries, "For the Record" (1981-1985), composed while visiting a number of countries. Also includes 71 black-and-white prints, 236 color prints, 780 color negatives, and 2 fabric bags. (01-147)

The addition (3250 items, 7.3 linear feet, dated 1960-2000) contains primarily correspondence, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed material, and miscellaneous items related to Robin Duke's ambassadorship to Norway and her activism in major organizations for population control, including NARAL and Planned Parenthood. There are 5 videocassette tapes, including "JFK--A Time Remembered;" as well as 37 black-and-white and 5 color photographs, including a photograph album of a visit to Marrakech. The collection also contains diplomas, awards, and several commemorative photos/drawings signed by Lady Bird Johnson. (01-155)

The addition (2000-0341) (2175 items, 3.4 linear feet; dated 1991-2000 and undated, bulk 1998-2000) contains correspondence, notes, information packets, two videocassette tapes, one CD-RW containing 15 electronic audio file and printed material from meetings Duke attended. Also includes correspondence, speech notes, two black-and-white photographs, and information packets relating to the Albert Lasker Public Service Award Duke won in 1991. There is one additional black-and-white group photograph taken at a lecture.

The addition (2002-0162) (2400 items, 4.0 linear feet; dated [ca. 1990]-2002) contains primarily reports, printed material, correspondence, and 1 black-and-white and 12 color photographs related to Duke's activism in various organizations, including Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies and the US-Japan Foundation (1990-2001). Also includes correspondence, orientation packets, talking points, and reports received or used by Duke as ambassador to Norway (2000-2001).

The addition (2002-0311) (750 items, 1.6 linear feet) comprises miscellaneous materials relating to Duke's numerous involvements, including personal and professional correspondence, meeting and event information, organizational files, newspaper clippings, reports, and printed material. A container list was not created for this addition.

The addition (2003-0096) (1500 items, 2.2 linear feet) contains correspondence and other materials related to Duke's activism in organizations including F.A.P.E., A.S.F., I.R.C., and the U.N. Association (1983-2003); and documents related to her position as Ambassador to Norway (2000-2001). Also includes files about parties and other events, and a small amount of personal correspondence.

The addition (2003-0268) (500 items, 1.4 lin. ft.; dated 1998-2003) contains business correspondence and other materials related to Duke's activism in NARAL, UNESCO, and Population Action International. Also includes a small amount of personal correspondence and 2 VHS tapes, "Packing the Courts: The Battle over President Bush's Judicial Appointments" and "Access Denied: US Family Planning Restrictions in Zambia" .

The addition (2005-0060) (3390 items, 5.4 lin. ft.; dated 2002-2005) comprises correspondence, printed material, and board meeting packets related to Duke's activism. Also includes a transcript of oral history interviews conducted by Smith College, and 3 VHS videocassettes.

The addition (2005-0120) (697 itmes, 1.8 lin. ft.; dated 1992-2005) comprises personal and professional correspondence; board meeting packets related to Duke's activism in a wide variety of organizations.

The addition (2006-0054) (576 items; 1.3 lin. ft.; dated 1969-2006 and undated) contains correspondence (1993-2006); and other materials related to Duke's activism. There are also 2 CD-ROMs, printed material, clippings, and invitations to luncheons and dinner parties.

The addition (2006-0062) (1025 items; 1.6 lin. ft.; dated 1962-2006 and undated) comprises correspondence, invitations, speeches, printed material, and ephemera related to Duke's activism in organizations (1983-2006). There are also materials that once formed a photo album/scrapbook, with 27 black-and-white photos of the Dukes as well as interior and exterior photos documenting their remodeling of Blair House, the presidential guest quarters, in Washington, DC (undated, probably 1962); invitations; and correspondence (1962-1968), including letters from Jackie Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, and others.

The addition (2006-0092) (1025 items; 1.6 lin. ft.; dated 1962-2006 and undated) contains clippings, periodicals and reference works, as well as meeting guides, conference materials, correspondence and other materials regarding Duke's political, charitable and ambassadorial activities. There is also one DVD and two black-and-white copies of family photos.

The addition (2007-0014) (1500 items; 2.4 lin. ft.; dated 1962-2006) contains correspondence, including letters from Jackie Kennedy and Lady Bird Johnson; menus and programs for United States Presidential luncheons and dinners; documentation, pamphlets, and files from councils and organizations; a diploma for Angier Biddle Duke from Duke University; speeches; printed materials; and newspaper clippings.

The addition (2007-0087) (675 items; 0.9 lin. ft.; dated 1964-2007) contains correspondence, photographs, speech transcripts, and conference materials from Duke's charitable and political organizations.

The addition (2007-0194) (675 items; 0.9 lin. ft; dated 2000-2007) contains correspondence, charitable committee and meeting materials, and a New York Look Book featuring Duke and her fashion sense. This collection has been interfiled with Addition (2007-0087).

The addition (2008-0116) (600 items; 0.8 lin. ft; dated 2007-2008) includes conference ephemera and other materials from Duke's involvement in charities and political activities; miscellaneous materials and correspondence; and publications from various international organizations.

Addition (2009-0168) (900 items; 1.2 lin. ft.; dated 1960s-2009) includes correspondence, board meeting publications from Duke's various charities and organizations, letters from prominent people, and miscellaneous materials such as newspaper clippings and photographs.

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Contents of the Collection

Asking Money, 1997
Box 1
Faxes, January 1997
Box 1
Faxes, November 1997
Box 1
General, 1970s
Box 1
General, 1980s
Box 1
General, 1990
Box 1
General, 1994
Box 1
General, 1995
Box 1
General, 1996
Box 1
General, 1997
Box 1
General, 1998
Box 1
General, undated
Box 1
Important Letters
Box 1
Personal, September 1996
Box 1
Personal, 1996
Box 1
Personal, January 1997
Box 1
Personal, April 1997 (2 folders)
Box 1
Personal, August 1997
Box 1
Personal, October 1997 (2 folders)
Box 1
Personal, December 1997-January 1998
Box 1
Personal, 1997
Box 1
Personal, ca. 1997-1998 (7 folders)
Box 1
Abortion, 1977
Box 1
Abortion (4 folders)
Box 1
Blair House
Box 1
Gun Control
Box 1
Personal
Box 1
Population Crisis Committee
Box 1
Publicity and Interviews (2 folders)
Box 1
General, 1960s
Box 1
General, 1970s
Box 1
General, 1980
Box 1
General, 1981 (2 folders)
Box 1
General, 1982-1985
Box 1
General, 1986-1988
Box 1
General, 1989
Box 1
General, 1990
Box 1
General, 1991-1993
Box 1
General, 1994
Box 1
General, 1995
Box 1
General, 1996
Box 1
General, 1997
Box 1
General, undated
Box 1
Afghanistan, Ambassador's Ball, 1989
Box 2
Africa, Remarks by Hilary Rodham Clinton
Box 2
Alan Guttmacher Institute
Box 2
Ambassadors' Orientation
Box 2
American Home Products Inc., Annual Reports
Box 2
Appointment Book, 1980
Box 2
Art Pro Choice
Box 2
Barnard College, 1989
Box 2
Birmingham-Southern College, GALA 1989
Box 2
Book Notes
Box 2
Cairo, 1994 (ICPD Prep.)
Box 2
Center for Reproductive Law and Policy
Box 2
Chief of Mission Administrative Briefing Paper, Morocco, 1979
Box 2
Council of American Ambassadors, Board of Directors Meeting, 1997-1998
Box 2
Council of American Ambassadors, Business Meeting, 1996
Box 2
Council of American Ambassadors, Membership Directory, 1997
Box 2
Council of Foreign Relations - Conference on Nigeria, 1998
Box 2
Draper World Population Fund Report, 1977-1986
Box 2
Duke Family Calendar
Box 2
East River Savings Bank, ERSB - News Releases
Box 2
Female Genital Mutilation
Box 2
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, FAPE
Box 2
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, FAPE, Board Meeting 1997
Box 2
Harvard School of Public Health
Box 2
Helsinki
Box 2
Horizons
Box 2
Household Inventory, Ambassador's Residence, Rabat Morocco, 1978
Box 2
Institute of International Education
Box 2
International Conference on Population and Development
Box 2
International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc. - Annual Reports
Box 2
International Planned Parenthood Federation - Publications
Box 2
International Women's Health Coalition
Box 2
Itineraries
Box 2
Margaret Sawyer Award, 1995
Box 2
Message Log, June 5, 1981 and undated
Box 2
Message Log, Dec. 4 and Dec. 16, 1985
Box 2
Miscellaneous Memoranda and Statistics
Box 2
NARAL, Roe v. Wade 25th Anniversary
Box 2
NARAL, Tribute to Robin Chandler Duke, 1989
Box 2
NARAL, 20th Anniversary, 1989
Box 2
NARAL, Miscellaneous (2 folders)
Box 2
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Box 3
National Center for Children in Poverty
Box 3
National Institute of Social Sciences Awards Dinner,
Box 3
National Women's Economic Alliance
Box 3
NWRC - National Women's Resource Center - Letters and Memos
Box 3
NWRC - National Women's Resource Center - Objectives
Box 3
Packard Foundation, 1997
Box 3
Packard Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting, 1997
Box 3
Packard Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting, 1998
Box 3
Packard Foundation Miscellaneous
Box 3
Packard Foundation Population Committee Meeting, 1997
Box 3
Pakistan, Population Work, Oct.- Nov. 1976
Box 3
Packwood, Sen. Robert, Breakfast, 1979
Box 3
Packwood, Sen. Robert, Dinner, 1984
Box 3
Philippines, 1976
Box 3
Photograph, Robin Chandler Duke, Moscow 1959.
Box 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Advertisements
Box 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, April 29, 1993
Box 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Bylaws
Box 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, The Justice Fund
Box 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Letters
Box 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Miscellaneous
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Baltimore, 1979
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Cleveland, 1979
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Los Angeles
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Louisville, KY, 1982
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, NYC, Benny Goodman Benefit, May 2, 1974
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, NYC, Letters and Memos
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, NYC, New York Times Tearsheets
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Southeastern Pennsylvania, March 1983
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, South Palm Beach
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Tennessee, 1981
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Vermont, May 1981
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Washington D.C., 1979
Box 3
Planned Parenthood, Westchester, 1979
Box 3
Population Action International, 1993
Box 3
Population Action International, 1995-1996
Box 3
Population Action International, 1996, Dec.
Box 3
Population Action International, 1997, Feb.
Box 3
Population Action International, 1997
Box 3
Population Action International, Board of Directors
Box 3
Population Action International, Board of Directors Meeting, 1996
Box 3
Population Action International, TV - "To the Contrary"
Box 3
Population Action International, Publications (2 folders)
Box 3
Population Action International, Publications (3 folders)
Box 4
Population Crisis Committee
Box 4
Population Crisis Committee, Board Meeting 1991
Box 4
Population Health Imperatives
Box 4
Pro-Choice Resource Center - Opposition Primer 1996
Box 4
Publications, Miscellaneous
Box 4
Qatar, 1980, Oct.
Box 4
Rockefeller, John D., 3rd.
Box 4
Rockefeller, Nelson
Box 4
Rockwell International, Inc., Annual Reports
Box 4
Rusk, Dean. - Dinner, 75th Birthday Celebration
Box 4
Sasakawa Funeral
Box 4
Scrapbook - "Robin Duke Runs for the U.S. Congress - 1977"
Box 4
Spanish Institute, Annual Report, 1995-1996
Box 4
Speech Materials (2 folders)
Box 4
Speeches, 1977-1981 (2 folders)
Box 4
Speeches, 1990
Box 4
Speeches and Biography for Duke University
Box 4
Speeches Miscellaneous
Box 4
Tokyo Symposium
Box 4
Tolstoy Foundation
Box 4
Tolstoy, May 29, 1996
Box 4
Trip to China
Box 4
UNFPA
Box 4
United Nations Association, 1997
Box 4
United Nations Association, 1998
Box 4
United Nations Population Fund
Box 4
United States-Japan Foundation, Meeting of the Board of Trustees, 1998
Box 4
Women's Equity Action League
Box 4
Miscellaneous, 1987
Box 1
Miscellaneous, 1993
Box 1
Miscellaneous, 1996, Sept. - 1997, Nov.
Box 1
Miscellaneous, 1998
Box 1
Population Crisis Committee, 1991
Box 1
Population Crisis Committee, 1992 (2 folders)
Box 1
Population Action International, 1993 (4 folders)
Box 1
Population Action International, 1994 (2 folders)
Box 1
Population Action International, 1995-1996
Box 1
Population Action International, 1997
Box 1
Robin Duke and Al Fore, 1996
Box 1
Personal, 1989-1990 (2 folders)
Box 1
Personal, 1992
Box 1
Personal, 1994
Box 1
Personal, 1996
Box 1
Personal, 1998
Box 1
Personal, undated
Box 1
Photographs of the Angier B. Duke Family
Box 1
Abortion Articles
Box 2
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Box 2
American Home Products, Inc. - Questionnaires
Box 2
American Home Products, Inc. - Proxy Statement, 1996
Box 2
American Home Products, Inc. - Annual Report, 1997
Box 2
American Inst. for Public Service, Board Meeting, 1994
Box 2
American Inst. for Public Service - Jefferson Award Nominations, 1994
Box 2
Biddle - Promissory Note
Box 2
Bosnia Diary of Robin C. Duke
Box 2
Boys Harbor, Inc.
Box 2
Cairo 1994 (3 folders)
Box 2
Center for Reproductive Law and Technology - Janet Benshoof
Box 2
Centre for Development and Population Activities
Box 2
Duke University - Duke University and the Independent World
Box 2
Earth Times Clippings
Box 2
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies - FAPE (4 folders)

Board meetings and miscellaneous.

Box 2
Guttmacher Institute
Box 2
Hastings Center
Box 2
Horizon Communications
Box 2
ICPD - International Conference on Population Control, 1993
Box 2
International Conference on Population, 1984
Box 2
Japan Trip, April 1993
Box 2
Keystone Center, 1992
Box 2
Lasker Medical Research Awards
Box 2
Lists - Various functions and organizations
Box 2
Loeb Awards, 1992
Box 2
Margaret Sanger Film
Box 2
NARAL (2 folders)
Box 2
Open Mind - 1996
Box 2
Packard Foundation - 1989
Box 2
Packard Foundation - David Packard
Box 2
Packard Foundation - Population Committee Meeting, 1993
Box 2
Planned Parenthood Foundation - Board Meeting, 1998
Box 2
Population Action International, Miscellaneous (7 folders)
Box 3
Population Action International, Board Meeting, 1993
Box 3
Population Action International, Board of Directors Meeting, 1997
Box 3
Population Action International, Governance Committee Meeting, 1993
Box 3
Population Action International, Governance Committee Meeting, 1994
Box 3
Population Action International, Governance Committee Meeting, 1994
Box 3
Population Action International, Governance Committee Meeting, 1995
Box 3
Population Action International, Governance Committee Meeting, 1995
Box 3
Population Council - Margaret Catley-Carson
Box 3
Population Crisis Committee (3 folders)
Box 3
Population Crisis Committee

Staff Directory, Schedule, Board of Directors list.

Box 3
RU-486
Box 3
Southampton Press
Box 3
UN Conference on Environment and Development, 1991
Box 3
UNFPA Award Nominations, 1996
Box 3
U.S.-Japan Foundation (3 folders)

Korea trip (1998), miscellaneous.

Box 3
World Affairs Council, 1998
Box 3
Miscellaneous Speeches
Box 3
Speech Materials and Notes (3 folders)
Box 3
The Global 2000 Report to the President: Entering the 21st Century
Box 3
JAMA - Oct. 2, 1991, (v. 266 n. 13)
Box 3
Subject Files, A-P
Box 1
Subject files, R-W
Box 2
Professional Correspondence
Box 2
Miscellaneous Printed Materials
Box 2
Publications
Box 2
Photographs
Box 2
Committee and Conference Materials
Box 3
Packard Foundation -- Board of Directors
Box 3
UN-USA Board of Directors
Box 3
U.S.-Japan Foundation
Box 3
Misc. Conferences
Box 3

Copy clippings and make use copies of videos before patron use.

Primarily materials relating to major organizations and interest in population control

National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL)

Member update; two folders of misc. information, data, publicity materials; correspondence; and videocassette, "Choice for America Initiative" .

Box 1
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Publicity campaign materials (postcards, Spanish and English language pamphlets) sponsored by Teen People Magazine; Correspondence, invitation to 1999 anniversary events; research and reports; fact sheets.

Box 1
Packard Foundation

Faxed clipping regarding Foundation's commitment to environmentalism and reproductive rights; binder of materials from Population Committee Meeting, 1999; correspondence; folder marked "Packard May 1999," binder of materials on executive session of Board of Trustees, 1999; annual report, 1997; materials relating to a trip to Mexico; materials relating to a trip to Kyoto, Japan; folder of materials for Committee on the Board, list of programs denied funding; agenda and resolutions for Board of Trustees meeting; Population Committee Meeting, 1993.

Box 1
Planned Parenthood

1997-1998 annual report; summary of proceedings of "Roe v. Wade at 25" symposium; press release about Vatican stance on Kosovar refugees; 1996 annual report.

Box 1
Population Action International

Briefing cards on sexual and reproductive health (2 copies); agenda of 1999 meeting of board of directors; Fact Sheet #9; newsletter of US NGOs sponsored by PAI, fact list reprinted by PAI (5 copies); binder of materials from annual meeting of board of directors, 1999; folder of correspondence and reports as received as a member of board of trustees (labeled "Guggenheim"); "Profiles in Carbon: an update on population, consumption, and carbon dioxide emissions."

Box 1
Population Crisis Committee

International Human Suffering Index; 1990 Report of Activities; informational brochure; 25-year history; fact sheets; by-laws; correspondence; pamphlet on China's family planning program; annual reports from 1992, 1994, and 1995.

Box 1
Center for Gender Equality

Information from the Advisory Board, Study of the Impact of Religious Organizations on Gender Equality, Surveys of Women.

Box 2
Council of American Ambassadors

Meeting of the Board of Directors, 1999.

Box 2
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies

Remarks by the President and First Lady, Memorandum on Meeting with Ambassador Pickering, Tenth Anniversary Annual Events.

Box 2
Institute of International Education

Board of Directors Annual Meeting, 1999, Memorandum, Annual Events 1999.

Box 2
Harvard School of Public Health

Materials relating to committee on population and international health; biennial report 1996-1998.

Box 2
International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.

Folder containing materials for annual conference of shareholders; folder containing materials for annual meeting of Board of Directors.

Box 2
National Mother's Day Committee

Newsletter, photo and flyer (RDC received honors as one of 7 "outstanding mothers" of 1999); press kit.

Box 2
National Park Foundation

Correspondence, photographs.

Box 2
U.S.-Japan Foundation

Binder of materials from annual meeting of the Board of Trustees, 1998; binder of materials from meeting of the finance committee, 1999; binder of materials from annual meeting of the Board of Trustees, 1999; correspondence.

Box 2
United Nations Population Fund

Battery-powered device for determining population growth; correspondence; draft of "Programme of Action of the Int'l Conference on Population and Development"; three-part video series on "Population: Choice or chance?"

Box 2
Women's Capital Corp.

Curriculum vita, January 1999.

Box 2

Miscellaneous correspondence is found throughout the collection, especially professional correspondence, although these four folders are specifically marked as such. Five additional folders also primarily contain correspondence but are marked with these headings:

Rockwell (3 folders)
Box 3
Joan Gunter/Southampton L.I.U. (1 folder)
Box 3
Jefferson Awards (1 folder)
Box 3
Protocol

Memos from the State Department, Invitation to Dinner with President Johnson, Photographs, Newspaper Clippings, Programs for State Visits, Remarks of the Ambassador of Spain.

Box 3
Smithsonian (in Protocol A Folder)

Correspondence.

Box 3
Blair House (in Protocol A Folder)

Several Histories of Blair House, Correspondence, Programs, Radio Transcript.

Box 3
Money

Jewelry Catalog, Various Board Contribution Forms, Political Solicitations, National Center for Children in Poverty.

Box 3
Israel/ Council of American Ambassadors

Packard Foundation Materials, Information on Health and Family Planning in Mexico, Materials from the National Population Council, Summary of Council of American Ambassadors Trip to Israel.

Box 3
Sharon Camp

Memos and faxes.

Box 3
Steven W. Sinding

Curriculum Vitae (several copies).

Box 3
Luncheon for Secretaries of UN Ambassadors

1982 Luncheon Invitation, Draft of Speech, Letters of Thanks.

Box 3
Global Committee of Parliamentarians on Population and Development

Statement on Population Stabilization by World Leaders, Notes of Thanks, Correspondence, Photographs, Materials from All-Africa Conference on Population and Development.

Box 3
Centre for Development and Population Activities

Correspondence and News Clips.

Box 3
Appointment book pages
Box 3
Materials from years in Spain
Box 3
Telephone Conversation Summary of A.B. Duke with Pres. Johnson
Box 3
Clippings on Blair
Box 3
House Redecoration
Box 3
Funeral of A.B. Duke
Box 3
Faxes
Box 3
Philippines
Box 3
Additional miscellaneous items
Box 3
Taxes

Draft from Alfred Koss (faxed), Itineraries, Meetings, Correspondence.

Box 3
New York Times Article

Responses to a profile of Robin Chandler Lynn Duke in the New York Times.

Box 3
Philippines

Pamphlet entitled "Partnership or Disengagement," Correspondence, Agenda for the Council on Foreign Relations, Philippine Economic Information, Materials on World Population Control.

Box 3
Correspondence and Miscellaneous Files

Four (4) Unlabeled Folders Containing Correspondence, News Clippings, Photographs, and other Miscellaneous Items.

Box 4
PAI Board Meeting, 1996

Pamphlet from the Board of Directors, United Nations Materials on Africa

Box 4
Planned Parenthood Federation of America

World Bank Materials on Improving Reproductive Health, Correspondence

Box 4
Speeches, July 1998

Atlantic Monthly Article on the Future of Population, New York Times Article on Politics, Reproductive Freedom News, World Population Data Sheet, Recent Abortion Legislation and Court Decisions, Packard Foundation Population Program 1998.

Box 4
Tokyo International Symposium

RCD Notes on the Symposium, Talking Points, Photographs.

Box 4
Seoul, Korea

Notes from RCD's Trip to Seoul, Itinerary for the Trip.

Box 4
Angier Biddle Duke Funeral

News Clippings, Itinerary.

Box 4
American Express Tax

Financial Papers, Invitation.

Box 4
Airle Foundation

Financial Papers, Itinerary for Trips to Japan, Information on Foreign Service.

Box 4
Editorials

Editorials on Abortion, Writings by RCD, Oral Presentation.

Box 4
W.A.C. (World Affairs Council)

Materials from "Seeking the Fountain of Youth in a Changing Environment," List of Political Contributors, Draft of Letter.

Box 4
IIE

List of Board of Trustees, Week in Preview, Apr. 12, 1999-Apr. 16, 1999.

Box 4
Cairo Notes

Newspapers and News Clips, Information on Women in Cairo, Paper entitled "Population Policy for the 21st Century," Faxes, Materials from International Conference on Population and Development 1994 (held in Cairo).

Box 4
Oversize Materials

Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, Magazines -- Home and Garden July 1994 and Town and Country January 1998, New York Times Magazine Oct. 1997, Morocco United States Oil Colloquium, Miscellaneous Items.

Box 5
Packard Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting, 1999
Box 6
Photograph Album -- Japan
Box 7
Photograph Album - Japan
Box 8
Photograph Album - Japan
Box 9

Needs further processing before patron use. Contact Technical Services. Copy clippings, pull envelopes, flatten letters, and make use copies of videos before patron use.

Professional Files, 1992-1999 (29 folders)

Primarily materials relating to Duke's activism and participation in major organizations for population control. Other files pertain to her years with her husband, A.B. Duke, when he served as Chief of Protocol under President Kennedy. Organizations represented include the Japan Foundation, Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, Planned Parenthood, Population Action International, Packard Foundation, National Abortion Rights Action League, and the United Nations Association of the U.S.A. There are clippings, correspondence, faxes, printed materials, and other related items.

Box 1
Professional Files, continued (12 folders)

These files are similar including clippings, some speeches, programs, and correspondence. There are a number of videotapes on a variety of subjects, primarily population control, but one is a film about Duke. There are also forms of ID and proofs from her 25th wedding anniversary party.

Box 2
Binders And Printed Materials, 1998-1999

Binders contain material for boards of directors meetings and include materials related to Population Action International. Other printed material relates to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Duke's address book is also included.

Box 3
Professional And Personal Files, 1974-1999

These files include correspondence, personal and professional clippings for 1977-1978, materials related to her campaign for the unexpired term of Mayor-Elect Koch in New York's 18th Congressional District, some speeches, and more materials related to her duties as a population control activist.

Box 4-5
Scrapbook

Contains primarily photographs, clippings.

Box 6
Plaque for Duke from the French ambassador - Manhattan's Woman of Charity
Box 7
Printed materials
Box 7
Commemorative Stamp Pin Collection
Box 7
Photograph of Duke
Box 8
Scrapbook primarily devoted to President Kennedy's Assassination and the work of A.B. Duke's protocol office in the days following.
Box 8
Clippings
Box 1
Correspondence
(5 folders)
Box 1
Itineraries
Box 1
Photographs
(2 folders)

One item moved to oversize box 6.

Box 1
Miscellaneous
(5 folders)
Box 1
Pro-Choice
Box 1
Speeches/Writings
Box 1
Angier Biddle Duke Lecture
Box 1-2
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Box 1-2
International Flavors and Fragrances
Box 1-2
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies
Box 1-2
Population Action International
Box 1-2
National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL)
Box 1-2
United States Committee for the United Nations Population Fund
Box 1-2
Lasker Awards, 2000
Box 1-2
United Nations Association
Box 1-2
United States-Japan Foundation
(2 folders)
Box 1-2
United States-Japan Foundation: Scrapbook
Box 1-2
Geoffrey Beene
Box 1-2
Institute of International Education
Box 1-2
David and Lucille Packard Foundation
Box 1-2
Scrapbooks
(4 volumes)

Some loose items foldered.

Box 3
Scrapbooks
(4 volumes)
Box 4
Scrapbook
Box 5
Scrapbook
Box 6
Proofs from box 1.
Box 6
Scrapbook
Box 7

In addition, some of the materials in this accession are not immediately accessible because they require further processing before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

Printed material regarding reproductive rights and democracy rights, including from the Institute for Democracy Studies, 1999-2000
Box 1
Correspondence, invitations, information packets, and printed material from conferences and meetings, 1991-2000

Organizations represented include the American Institute for Public Service, The Albert Lasker Medical Research Awards, and the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy. Duke won an Albert Lasker Public Service Award in 1991.

Box 1
2 black-and-white photographs, one of Robin Chandler Duke, 1991

Attention: Contains graphic materials.

Box 1
Magazines
Box 1
Correspondence, notes, information packets, and printed material from Duke's involvement in various organizations, including meetings she attended, 1998-2000

Organizations include Population Action International, The Future of Children, Harvard School of Public Health, Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, and the Presbyterian Church, USA.

Box 2
Correspondence, notes, information packets, and printed material from meetings Duke attended for various organizations, 1998-2000

Organizations include Institute for Democracy Studies, RB Asset, Inc., Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, and International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.

Box 3
2 VHS videocassette tapes regarding family planning

Technical Services needs to format for use copies of videocassette tapes before use.

Box 3
Correspondence, notes, information packets, and printed material from meetings Duke attended for various organizations, 1999-2000

Organizations include U.S.-Japan Foundation, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc., United States Committee for the Population Fund, and The David and Lucille Packard Foundation.

Box 4
Correspondence, notes, information packets, and printed material from meetings Duke attended for various organizations, 1999-2000

Organizations include Planned Parenthood Federation of America, The David and Lucille Packard Foundation, World Childhood Foundation, Inc., and the U.S.-Japan Foundation.

Box 5
One audio CD-RW from World Childhood Foundation, Inc.

Contents of Disk 001 migrated to the Digital Media Migration server. A disk directories log exists. Contact a Reference Archivist. Original disk closed to patron use.

Box 5
Correspondence, notes, information packets, and printed material from meetings Duke attended for various organizations, 1998-2000

Organizations include the United Nations Association of the United States of America and the World Childhood Foundation, Inc.

Box 6
One black-and-white photograph of Duke with other attendees at the Angier Duke Memorial Lecture Series, New York, 1999
Box 6

Some of the materials in this accession are not immediately accessible, because they require further processing before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the Rubenstein Library to use this collection.

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint; resleeve photographs.

UNIPA
Box 1
Council of American Ambassadors, 2001
Box 1
Miscellaneous including fliers, correspondence, and information folders
Box 1
Personal letters, 1960s
(2 folders)
Box 1
Photograph of Robin Duke
Box 1

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint.

Mexico City Conference, 1984 August
Box 2
The Honorable Silvio Conte
Box 2
International Population Conference in Mexico City, 1984 August
(5 folders)
Box 2
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1990s
Box 2
PAI
Box 3
Correspondence, 1980
Box 3
UNESCO
(2 folders)
Box 3
Letters and Memos
Box 3
RCD Notes
Box 3
United States Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations
Box 3
Duke Luncheon honoring Mr. Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow, 1984 April 12
Box 3
Letters and Memoranda
Box 3
Miscellaneous
Box 3
Hong Kong/Vietnamese Closed Camps
Box 3
U.N., New York City Commission
Box 3
Guest Lists, 1975 October
Box 3
Visit, 1975
Box 3
Letters, 1975 February-December
Box 3

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint.

Humanae Vitae, Encyclical
Box 4
Governor Hunt, Duke Fundraising Dinner at River Club, 1984 February 29
Box 4
Draper Fund, Responses to Trip Reports
Box 4
A
Box 4
B
Box 4
China Trip, Reports on China, 1978
Box 4
1977
(2 folders)
Box 4
1978
Box 4
NARAL - State Affiliates
Box 4
Chinese Contraceptives
Box 4
Protocol
Box 4
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Women's Congress Council Reception, 1984 July 10
Box 4
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Box 4
Campaign, Reception and Dinners
Box 4
THIRTEEN, Events
Box 5
Michaele Vollbracht's Central Park Carousel Benefit, 1982 November 1
Box 5
Letters
Box 5
Board of Trustees
Box 5
Financial Information
Box 5
Frederick Law Olmsted Award Benefit Luncheon, 1983 May 3
Box 5
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies
Box 5
Dreyfus Life, Board Members and Meetings
Box 5
Blair House
(2 folders)
Box 5
Correspondence, 1985
Box 5
A-B
Box 5
C-D
Box 5
E-F
Box 5
G-H
Box 5
I-J
Box 6
K-L
Box 6
M-N
Box 6
O-P
Box 6
Q-R
Box 6
S-T
Box 6
U-V-W
Box 6
Population Crisis Committee
Box 6
Overseas Press Club
Box 6
Morocco and Spain
Box 6
Southampton College, 1981 July 24
Box 6
Hans Morgenthau, 1981-1982
Box 6
Appeal, 1981 June 2
Box 6
Spanish Institute, 1981 November 11
Box 6
Sakura Matsuri, 1982 May 1
Box 6
USJF Board Meeting, 1982 May 28
Box 6
J. Hopkins University, 1982 September 28
Box 6
Holyland, 1982 November 17
Box 6
Sakura, 1983 April 30
Box 6
Pundits, 1984 February
Box 6
Amb. Okawara, 1984 April
Box 6
Population, California, 1984 September
Box 6
Hill and Knowlton, 1984 October
Box 6
Daniel Ortega, FPA, 1984 October
Box 6
FIT, Central America, 1985 March 15
Box 6
Reidsville, North Carolina, 1985 May 23
Box 6
Southampton, N.Y., LIU Reception, 1985 June 1
Box 6
Correspondence, 1984
(2 folders)
Box 6
Conference, Chicago, 1984 April
Box 6
Correspondence, 1985
Box 6
H & K Correspondence, 1986
Box 6
Security Bank
Box 6
Miscellaneous
Box 6

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint.

Central America, 1984 May
Box 7
Statements and Reports
(3 folders)
Box 7
Statements and Reports, General
Box 7
Correspondence, 1984
Box 7
PRODEMCA, Correspondence, 1986
Box 7
PAI
Box 7
Duke, Historic Letters
(3 folders)
Box 7
Friends of Art and Preservation Embassies, Board of Directors Winter Meeting, New York, 2000
Box 8
U.S.-Japan Foundation, Meeting of the Board of Trustees, 2001 April 22-23
(2 folders)
Box 8
Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation
Box 8
Planned Parenthood, Vermont
Box 8
Planned Parenthood
Box 8
First Lindbergh Awards Dinner, 1978
Box 8

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint; remove materials from envelopes; resleeve photographs.

Correspondent's Notebook, The Inauguration
Box 9
GALA - Honoring Women
Box 9
Scrapbook of the Dukes while in Copenhagen, 1968-1969
(includes photographs)
Box 9
Photo Album of Duke at the Planned Parenthood of Thailand, 1976
(includes photographs)
Box 9
Photo Album of CBFPS in Thailand, 1976
(includes photographs)
Box 9
Draper World Population Fund Report, 1977
Box 9
Women Directors of the Top 1000 Corporations, 1993
Box 9
Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger by David M. Kennedy, 1970
Box 10
Miscellaneous Norwegian Embassy Information including various booklets and folders
Box 10

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint; resleeve photographs.

Miscellaneous Norwegian Embassy Information including various booklets and folders
Box 11
Newspaper clippings and Correspondence, 1960s
Box 11
Photo Album of Duke in an Asian Country
Box 11

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint; remove materials from envelopes; resleeve negatives.

Blair House
Box 12
Correspondence, 1960s, 1980s, 2001
Box 12
NIA-PCC Executive Meeting, 1988
Box 12
Newspaper, The Exonian, 2001 April
Box 12
Jefferson Award Nominations, 1993
Box 12
PAI
Box 12
Negatives
Box 12

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint.

Minnesota Meetings Speech (PCC/PIPR), St. Paul, MN, 1984 November 5
Box 13
NARAL, Congressional Information
(2 folders)
Box 13
National Abortion Federation
Box 13
Municipal Art Society of New York, The RCD, Member
Box 13
NARAL, Arts, Letters, and Politics Inc., Letter received for Dec. Benefit
Box 13
Record of Messages
Box 13
UNESCO
(2 folders)
Box 13
For the Record, 1981 October 19
Box 13
El Salvador, 1981 November-December
Box 13
Morocco, 1982 November-December
Box 13
Tokyo, 1982 March
Box 13
For the Record, 1982 May 24
Box 13
Tokyo, 1982 November
Box 13
Tokyo, 1983 May
Box 13
ABD for the record, 1983 July 28
Box 13
Costa Rica, 1983 September
Box 13
Memorandum For the Record, 1984 March
Box 13
Morocco, 1984
Box 13
For the Record, HAK, CFR, 1984 April
Box 13
Tokyo, 1984 May 19
Box 13
Bogota, 1984 August
Box 13
For the Record, Morocco
Box 13
El Salvador, 1985 March
Box 13
North Carolina, 1985 May 3
Box 13
Biographies of Ambassador Duke
Box 14
Miscellaneous
Box 14
General
(3 folders)
Box 14
Statements, Press Articles
Box 14
General Correspondence
Box 14
Board of Trustee Correspondence
Box 14
Orfila Luncheon, 1983 October 12
Box 14
April 12 Luncheon
Box 14
21 Club Foundation Meeting, 1983 February 24
Box 14
The Bill
Box 14
Hidalgo Statements
Box 14
General
Box 14
Directors
Box 14
WAC Membership
Box 14
Press Releases/Articles
Box 14
Progress Reports/Brochure
Box 14
Ellis Island Preservation Project
Box 14
National Council of World Affairs Organizations
Box 15
Executive Forum
Box 15
By-laws
Box 15
Advisory Council
Box 15
World Affairs Council, 1986
Box 15
1985
Box 15
1984
Box 15
1983
Box 15
1982
(2 folders)
Box 15
1981
Box 15
1984
Box 15
1985
Box 15
Statue of Liberty Correspondence, 1986
Box 15
General
Box 15

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint; remove material from envelopes; resleeve photographs.

Plen - United States of America
Box 16
Newsclippings, 1960s and 1970s
Box 16
Miscellaneous Correspondence and Programs, 1930s-1980s
Box 16
Scrapbook of Duke's Social Activities
(includes photographs)
Box 16
UNESCO

From box 13

Box 16

Needs more processing: Resleeve photographs.

Certificate from Harry Truman to Angier Biddle Duke for being Ambassador to Argentina, 1949
Box 17
Photo Album
Box 17

Needs more processing: Resleeve photographs.

Photo Album, Board of Directors

Photographs removed to separate folders within box.

Box 18
Photo Album, The Visit to the Republic of China by Former U.S. Ambassadors, 1984
Box 18
Fabric Bags
(2)
Box 19
Medalla al Mérito Turisto [Medal of Touristic Merit] from the Spanish Ministry of Information and Tourism, 1968
Box 19
Signed print Finishing Hole at the Inn, undated, by [Jockliebr]
Box 19
Poster, Albertina Präsentation der Graphik 27, 1996
Box 19

Some of the materials in this accession are not immediately accessible, because they require further processing before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the Rubenstein Library to use this collection.

Manual for Unaccompanied Ambassadors
(2 folders)
Box 1
UNA-USA Board of Directors, 1990 June 24
Box 1
The Ambassadorial Seminar
(2 folders)
Box 1
Bureau of European Affairs - Ambassador's Briefing Book
Box 1
Ambassadorial Briefing Book on Norway
(2 folders)
Box 1
Western Europe/NATO Ambassadors Conference - Briefing Book, 2000 November 16-17
Box 1
Miscellaneous Books
Box 1

Needs more processing: Resleeve photographs; make use copies of video tapes.

Videotapes of Duke
(5)
Box 2
Paperweights
(2)
Box 2
Plaque to Angier Biddle Duke, 1986
Box 2
Presidential Inaugural Information 1977
Box 2
Drawing of the White House
Box 2
Correspondence, [mainly Christmas cards - one from Al Gore], 1991
Box 2
Photographs, possibly Christmas, undated
Box 2

Needs more processing: Resleeve photographs.

Trip to Lillehammer, 2000
Box 3
Photographs of Angier Biddle Duke, a few with President John F. Kennedy and President of India
Box 3
Daily Schedules for Duke in Norway
Box 3
Tourist Information on Norway and Europe
Box 3
Information on Population Control and Women's Reproductive Health, specifically Planned Parenthood, 1994
Box 3
Personal Correspondence, 1994 Fall
Box 3

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint; remove materials from envelopes; resleeve photographs.

Daily Schedules of Duke in Norway
Box 4
News clippings and Magazine Articles
Box 4
Correspondence, 2000 and misc. dates
Box 4
Photographs of Duke's family
Box 4
Speeches in Oslo, 2000
Box 4

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint.

Daily Schedules for Duke in Norway
Box 5
Correspondence, 2000
Box 5
Information on Norwegian Embassy
Box 5
Newsclippings and Magazine Articles
Box 5

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint; remove materials from envelopes.

Newspaper Clippings on Population Control and Women's Reproductive Rights, specifically Planned Parenthood
Box 6
Papers by Duke, 1970s-1980s
Box 6
Articles on Duke, 1970s-1980s
Box 6
Information on UNESCO Conference
Box 6
Tourist and Embassy Information on Norway
Box 6

Needs more processing: Resleeve photograph.

Daily Schedules for Duke in Norway
Box 7
UNESCO Conference, 1990s
Box 7
Correspondence, 1980s-1990s
Box 7
News clippings and Magazine Articles on Women's Reproductive Rights
Box 7
Tourist Information on Norway
Box 7
Photographs of Duke, including with Hillary Clinton and Al and Tipper Gore
Box 7

Needs more processing: Remove materials from envelopes; resleeve photographs.

Correspondence, 1970s-1980s, 2000
Box 8
World Childhood Foundation Inc.
Box 8
Notebooks and fliers on various conferences and seminars
Box 8
Photographs of Duke's run for Congress, undated
Box 8
White House Presidential Commission
Box 8
The White House Fellowships
Box 8
Who's Who of Women
Box 8
Congressmen - Population Matters - Letters
Box 8
Congressmen letters to Duke
Box 8

Needs more processing: Reformat newsprint; remove materials from envelopes.

Daily Schedules for Duke in Norway
Box 9
Tourist Information on Norway
Box 9
News clippings
Box 9
Correspondence, including autograph of Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon, 1970s
Box 9
Visit of Lynda Johnson, 1966(?)
Box 9
Photograph of John F. Kennedy
Box 9

Needs more processing before use: Sleeve photographs.

Photograph of Duke with Lady Bird Johnson with a caption from Johnson
Box 10
Picture of South Elevation, Main Building, Ellis Island, 1990
Box 10
Metal commemorating Shuttle Orbitor
Box 10
Photo album of Duke visiting women paratroopers in Marrakesh, 1980
Box 10
Certificate awarding a Degree of Human Letters to Duke
Box 10
Certificate awarding a Degree of Law to Angier Biddle Duke
Box 10

In addition, some of the materials in this accession are not immediately accessible, because they require further processing before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

Technical Services staff may need to format newsprint and process materials in envelopes before use.

Attention: Contains graphic materials.

Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, 1997-1998
Box 1
Correspondence and Printed Material, 1994
Box 1
Correspondence and Printed Material, 1997
(2 folders)
Box 1
Correspondence and Printed Material, 1998
Box 1
Correspondence and Printed Material, 2001-2002
Box 1
United Nations Association of the United States of America, 2000-2001
Box 1
1999 June 1-1999 Oct. 25
Box 1
1999 Jan. 24-1999 May 6
Box 1
1998 Sept. 14-1998 Dec. 31
Box 1
1997-1998
Box 1
Miscellaneous Material from various organizations
Box 1

Technical Services staff may need to reformat newsprint before use.

Correspondence and Printed Material, 1999
(4 folders)
Box 2
1985-1987
Box 2
Kerry Committee, 1999
Box 2
Misc. Material from various organizations
Box 2

Technical Services staff need to process materials in envelopes before use.

Plaque: East River [Savings Bank] Returns to Profitability in 1985
Box 3
Material related to Senator John Kerry, 1996 Feb.
Box 3
1998
Box 3
1998-2001
Box 3
2001-2002
Box 3
Correspondence and Printed Material, 1999
(3 folders)
Box 3
Correspondence and Printed Material, 1999-2000
Box 3
Misc. Material, including materials for the US-Japan Foundation, 2002
Box 3

Technical Services staff may need to reformat newsprint and process materials in envelopes before use.

Attention: Contains graphic materials.

Non-Profit Boards, 1991
Box 4
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies (F.A.P.E.), 1990
Box 4
NARAL [National Abortion Rights Action League] Foundation, 1991
Box 4
International Rescue Committee, 2000-2001
Box 4
Correspondence, 2000-2001
Box 4
Robin Duke Norway Dept. Papers 2000
Box 4
Correspondence, copies of clippings, and material on various organizations, 1991-2000
Box 4
International Rescue Committee
Box 5
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies (F.A.P.E.), 1990, 1999
Box 5
Invitations, 2000
Box 5
Correspondence and orientation materials regarding Duke's ambasadorship to Norway, 2000

Includes a letter from and signed by President Bill Clinton.

Box 5
The Allan Guttamacher Institute, 2002
Box 5
United Nations Association of the United States of America, 2002
Box 5
Material related to Duke's ambassadorship to Norway, 2001-2002
Box 5
Printed material, abortion and pro-choice, 1988, 2001
Box 6
Material from various organizations, 1999-2001
Box 6
The Allan Guttamacher Institute, 2001
Box 6
International Rescue Committee, 2001
Box 6
Population Action International, 2001
Box 6
Printed material: Town and Country, 1996
Box 6

Technical Services staff may need to reformat newsprint before use.

Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies (F.A.P.E.), 2001
Box 7
United States-Japan Foundation, 2001
Box 7
Material Related to Duke's role as abassador to Norway, 2000
Box 7
Printed Material: Sculpture
Box 7

Technical Services needs to reformat newsprint before use.

Dinner Parties, 1988-2001
Box 1
Dr. William Diefenback
Box 1
U.N. Population Award, 1994
Box 1
R.C.L. Personal
Box 1
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies (F.A.P.E.), Feb. 2000
Box 1
Miscellaneous loose material

Includes correspondence and documents related to various organizations including the Jefferson Awards, the Council of American Ambassadors, the Feminist Majority Foundation, and Population Action International.

Box 1
Parties, 1985-2001
Box 2
McKinney Dinner, March 26, 2001
Box 2
Untitled binder containing correspondence, 1985-1986
Box 2
Important Documents for Ambassador after Departure from Post
Box 2
Ambassador Duke's Personal Papers
Box 2
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies (F.A.P.E.), June 2, 2000
Box 2
Miscellaneous loose material

Includes materials related to the Afghan Women's Summit, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the U.N. Association, among other organizations.

Box 2
Committee on the Board, June 29, 2000
Box 2

Technical Services needs to reformat newsprint before use.

Attention: Contains pictorial material.

Oslo

Includes correspondence, clippings, negatives, and other documents related to Duke's position as Ambassador to Norway, 2000-2001.

Box 3
Miscellaneous loose material

Includes material related to the U.N. Foundation, the International Rescue Committee, the U.S.-Japan Foundation, P.A.I., the U.N. Association, and Model U.N., among others.

Box 3
U.N. Association Meeting, March 31, 2003
Box 3
U.N. Association Meeting, Dec. 16, 2002
Box 4
Mary Woodard Lasker Public Service Award 2003
Box 4
U.S. Committee for U.N. Population Fund, May 23, 2002
Box 4
Miscellaneous loose material

Includes material related to the International Rescue Committee, the American-Scandinavian Foundation, and the U.N. Association, among others.

Box 4

Technical Services needs to reformat newsprint before use.

Institute for Democracy Studies
Box 5
Schedules/Itineraries, February 2001

Includes documents related to Duke's position as Ambassador to Norway, 2000-2001.

Box 5
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies (F.A.P.E.), 1999-2000
Box 5
Packard, June 29, 2000
Box 5
U.N.F.P.A., Jun 1999
Box 5
Miscellaneous loose material

Includes material related to organizations including Model U.N., the Lasker Foundation, and the A.S.F., among others.

Box 5

Technical Services needs to reformat newsprint before use.

Personal, Jan. 2001
Box 6
F.A.P.E., Philadelphia, Los Angeles, May-April 2001
Box 6
P.A.I., 1996-1998
Box 6
Miscellaneous loose material

Includes material related to NARAL and the Lasker Foundation, among other organizations.

Box 6

Addition (2003-0268) (500 items, 1.4 lin. ft.; dated 1998-2003) contains business correspondence and other materials related to Duke's activism in NARAL, UNESCO, and Population Action International. Also includes a small amount of personal correspondence and 2 VHS tapes, "Packing the Courts: The Battle over President Bush's Judicial Appointments" and "Access Denied: US Family Planning Restrictions in Zambia" .

Addition (2005-0060) (3390 items, 5.4 lin. ft.; dated 2002-2005) comprises correspondence, printed material, and board meeting packets related to Duke's activism. Also includes a transcript of oral history interviews conducted by Smith College, and 3 VHS videocassettes.

Addition (2005-0120) (697 itmes, 1.8 lin. ft.; dated 1992-2005) comprises personal and professional correspondence; board meeting packets related to Duke's activism in a wide variety of organizations.

Accession (2006-0054), 1969-2006

2 Boxes, 1 Oversize Folder

Addition (2006-0054) (576 items; 1.3 lin. ft.; dated 1969-2006 and undated) contains correspondence (1993-2006); and other materials related to Duke's activism. There are also 2 CD-ROMs, printed material, clippings, and invitations to luncheons and dinner parties.

Addition (2006-0062) (1025 items; 1.6 lin. ft.; dated 1962-2006 and undated) comprises correspondence, invitations, speeches, printed material, and ephemera related to Duke's activism in organizations (1983-2006). There are also materials that once formed a photo album/scrapbook, with 27 black-and-white photos of the Dukes as well as interior and exterior photos documenting their remodeling of Blair House, the presidential guest quarters, in Washington, DC (undated, probably 1962); invitations; and correspondence (1962-1968), including letters from Jackie Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, and others.

Addition (2006-0092) (1025 items; 1.6 lin. ft.; dated 1962-2006 and undated) contains clippings, periodicals and reference works, as well as meeting guides, conference materials, correspondence and other materials regarding Duke's political, charitable and ambassadorial activities. There is also one DVD and two black-and-white copies of family photos.

Addition (2007-0014) (1500 items; 2.4 lin. ft.; dated 1962-2006) contains correspondence, including letters from Jackie Kennedy and Lady Bird Johnson; menus and programs for United States Presidential luncheons and dinners; documentation, pamphlets, and files from councils and organizations; a diploma for Angier Biddle Duke from Duke University; speeches; printed materials; and newspaper clippings.

Correspondence, 1988-1996
Box 1
U.S.-Japan Foundation files, 2000
Box 1
NARAL and other pro-choice pamphlets
Box 1
Vilda säger NEJ
Box 2
Var Drottning klädd för Nobelfest
Box 2
Blair-Lee House: Guest House of the President
Box 2
UN Association of the USA
Box 2
John Brandemas Center
Box 2
World Childhood Foundation USA
Box 2
Global Justice Center
Box 2
Correspondence, 2006
Box 2
Correspondence, 2002-2005
Box 3
Documentation from several organizations
Box 3
Duke University Doctor of Laws degree for Angier Biddle Duke
Box 3
Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies Tenth Anniversary
Box 3
The Ambassador's Review, Fall 2000
Box 3
United States-Japan Foundation Twentieth Anniversary
Box 3
The VASA Toolkit
Box 3
Babymother (DVD)
Box 3
Menus and programs from White House luncheons and dinners, 1962-1964
Box 4
Correspondence, 1963-1966

Includes several letters from Jackie Kennedy and Lady Bird Johnson.

Box 4
A Spanish Medal
Box 4

Addition (2007-0087) (675 items; 0.9 lin. ft.; dated 1964-2007) contains correspondence, photographs, speech transcripts, and conference materials from Duke's charitable and political organizations.

Hillary Clinton for President
Box 1
The Official Visit to Greece of Miss Lynda Bird Johnson for the Royal Wedding photograph album, 1964 Sept. 14-19
Box 1
Speech transcripts, 1974-1980s
Box 1
Population Action Internation, 2007
Box 1
UN Association of the USA
Box 1
Women's Committee for Refugee Women and Children
Box 1
American-Scandinavian Foundation
Box 1
Interpeace Governor's Meeting, 2007
Box 1
International Rescue Committee, 2007
Box 1
Ambassador's Review, Spring 2007
Box 1
Council on Foreign Relations
Box 1
International Rescue Committee meeting, 2007 April 17-18
Box 1
Guttmacher Policy Review, Winter 2007
Box 1
Open Society: SOROS Foundations Network, 2006-2007
Box 1
Research America, 2006
Box 1
UN Chronicle, 2006 Sept.-Nov.
Box 1
Faxes
Box 1
Correspondence
Box 2
Miscellaneous
Box 2

Accession (2007-0194), 2000-2007

Interfiled with Accession (2007-0087).

Addition (2007-0194) (675 items; 0.9 lin. ft; dated 2000-2007) contains correspondence, charitable committee and meeting materials, and a New York Look Book featuring Duke and her fashion sense. This collection has been interfiled with Addition (2007-0087).

Miscellaneous
Box 2, continued
U.S.-Japan Foundation, 2007
Box 2, continued
Council on Foreign Relations, Annual Report 2007
Box 2, continued
UN Association of the USA, 2007 Sept. 24
Box 2, continued
New York Look Book
Box 3
Americans for UNFPA, 2007
(4 folders)
Box 3
American-Scandinavian Foundation, 2007
Box 3
International Rescue Committee, 2007
Box 3
International Rescue Committee Freedom Fund
Box 3
UN Chronicle, 2007 June
Box 3
Lasker Awards, 2007
Box 3
UN Association for the USA
Box 3
World Childhood Foundation
Box 3
Guttmacher Policy Review, 2007
Box 3
International Flavors and Fragrances shareholders meeting, 2000
Box 3
Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy
Box 3
International Family Planning Perspectives, 2007
Box 3

Addition (2008-0116) (600 items; 0.8 lin. ft; dated 2007-2008) includes conference ephemera and other materials from Duke's involvement in charities and political activities; miscellaneous materials and correspondence; and publications from various international organizations.

The Ambassador's Review, Spring 2008
Box 1
Americans for UNFPA
Box 1
Population Action International, 2008
Box 1
White House Ghosts: Presidents and their Speechwriters, 2008
Box 1
U.S.-Japan Foundation, 2008
Box 1
Institute of International Education, 2008 May 7
Box 1
Riverhouse Realty Inc.
Box 1
UN Association of the USA tribute luncheon, 2008 May
Box 1
Council of American Ambassadors membership directory, 2008
Box 1
Global Challenge, 2008
Box 1
Harvard Public Health Review, Fall 2007
Box 1
American-Scandinavian Foundation
Box 1
Guttmacher Institute, 2008
Box 1
International Rescue Committee, 2008
Box 1
U.S.-Japan Leadership Program, 2007
Box 1
Population Action International, 2007 Nov. 14
Box 1
From Harm to Home: The Story of the International Rescue Committee, 2007
Box 2
Miscellaneous correspondence
Box 2

Addition (2009-0168) (900 items; 1.2 lin. ft.; dated 1960s-2009) includes correspondence, board meeting publications from Duke's various charities and organizations, letters from prominent people, and miscellaneous materials such as newspaper clippings and photographs.

Correspondence, speeches, 1960s-2000s

Subjects include population control, abortion, her ambassadorship to Norway, and the New York Cancer Society, among others.

Box 1
Paktiawal, Akhtar Mohammed
Box 1
Newspaper clippings, 1980-2003
Box 1
Chief of Mission Authorities on Intelligence and Law Enforcement, 1999
Box 1
VIP letters to Robin Duke
Box 1
Oslo Embassy guestbook, 2000
Box 1
Photographs of NARAL dinner, 1988
Box 1
Guttmacher Institute, March 2009
Box 1
American-Scandinavian Foundation, 2009
Box 1
UNFPA, 2008
Box 2
United Nations, 2000s
Box 2
US-Japan Foundation, 2008
Box 2
International Rescue Commitee, 2007-2009
Box 2
NARAL
Box 2
Africa Progress Panel
Box 2
New Yorker Look Book
Box 2
Miscellaneous folder, no label

Includes Angier Duke's autopsy (1995), letters and correspondence, speeches, and some news clippings or article reprints.

Box 2

Historical Note

Born in 1923, Duke held office or was active in a number of organizations including Population Action International, the National Abortion Rights Action League, The Packard Foundation, The Draper World Population Fund, and several major corporations. Her work continues to this day. She was married to Angier Biddle Duke, Chief of Protocol and ambassador to Spain and Denmark under the Kennedy and Johnson administration. She was also was ambassador to Norway.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robin Chandler Lynn Duke Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Collection received starting in 1998.

Gifts include Accessions 2001-0147; 2001-0155; 2000-0341; 2002-0162; 2002-0311; 2003-0096; 2003-0268; 2005-0060; 2005-0120; 2006-062; 2006-0092; 2007-0014; 2007-0087; 2007-0194; 2008-0116; 2009-0168.

Processing Information

Processed by Lisa Stark

Completed March 10, 2000

Additions minimally processed by Don Sechler; Lisa Stark; Ann Green Langford; Joshua Kaiser; Elizabeth Arnold

Finding Aid last updated July 14, 2009

Encoded by Lisa Stark; Ann Green Lanford; Ruth E. Bryan; Joshua Kaiser; Elizabeth Arnold; Meghan Lyon

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.

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