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Guide to the Academics and Research Reference Collection, 1851-ongoing

Abstract

The Academics and Research Reference Collection contains materials documenting academic and research matters at the University. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
Academics and Research Reference collection, 1851-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.25 Linear Feet, approx. 1000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection contains documents pertaining to academic and research matters at the University such as curriculum development, advising, academic and research support, interdisciplinary programs, consortia and cooperative programs, research centers, and so forth. The materials include handbooks, clippings, flyers, reports, and proposals. The bulk dates are 1964-1994.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

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 University Archives to use this collection.

Collection is open for research.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Academic calendars and examination schedules, 1976-2000
Box 1
Academic Plan, Duke University - Working Draft, Vol. I / Office of the Provost, 1987 [there was no Volume II and no final version]
Box 1
Academic Programs at Duke [brochure, undated, 1980s]
Box 1
Advising: Duke Network, etc.
Box 1
Advising: health professions, 1979-1986
Box 1
Advising: pre-Law, 1972, 1985
Box 1
Advising: Pre-Major Advising Center, 1980-1994
Box 1
Advising: pre-Major Advising Center -handbooks & advisors' manuals, 1986-1994
Box 1
Animal care facility (Vivarium), 1974
Box 1
Army Research Office, Durham, 1979-2001
Box 1
Bass Program, 2002
Box 1
Center for Academic Integrity, 1998-
Box 1
Curricula: house courses, student lectures and seminars, 1981-
Box 1
Curricula: interdisciplinary studies, 1964-
Box 1
Curricula: Latin-American studies, 1972
Box 1
Curricula: teacher training and education, 1851-
Box 1
Degrees and majors, 1985-2001
Box 1
Directory of International Research and Training, Duke University, 1988-1989 [a listing of faculty]
Box 1
Duke Futures Programs for Scholar-Interns, 1986-1989
Box 1
Duke Information Places, 1979
Box 1
Duke University Reading Center, 1975
Box 1
Educational Program Development Office, 1977
Box 1
Exchange programs, 1981-
Box 1
Faculty Research Interests, 1987-1988
Box 2
Grading and honors, 1978-
Box 2
International programs, 1996
Box 2
Internships, assistantships, etc., 1972-1977
Box 2
Language laboratory, 1975-1987
Box 2
National Review Panel for Desegregation Research, 1978
Box 2
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1982
Box 2
Office of Research Support. Annotated Bibliography of Funding Information at Duke University, 1985
Box 2
Office of Research Support. External Funding Procedures: A Guide, 1985
Box 2
Office of Research Support. Newsletters, 1983-1987
Box 2
Office of Research Support. Research administration and sponsored program information for new faculty, 1999
Box 2
Peace Studies, 1970
Box 2
Preschool and Primary Program, 1973, 1982-1984
Box 2
Programs: Daedalus [before 1964]
Box 2
Programs: Preparing minorities for academic careers, 1994
Box 2
Programs: Pre-college, 1979-1984
Box 2
Programs: Program II, 1968-1980
Box 2
Research with Human Subjects: A Manual for Investigators, 1999
Box 2
Science Research Center [Levine], 1991
Box 2
Space research, 1962-1964
Box 3
Study abroad, 1978-
Box 3
Summer Educational Programs Office, circa 1977-1982
Box 3
Summer session, 1990-1997
Box 3
Summer Transitional Program, 1969-1980
Box 3
Talent Identification Program, 1987-
Box 3
Triangle Universities Center for Advanced Studies (TUCASI)
Box 3
Triangle Universities Center for Advanced Studies (TUCASI) -- Charles Babbage Institute proposal, 1979-1980
Box 3
Triangle Universities Computation Center (TUCC), 1969-1989
Box 3
Triangle Universities East Asian Center
Box 3
Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory, 1969, 1975, 1996
Box 3
Undergraduate education
Box 3
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, 1981
Box 3
Young Writers' Camp, 1984-1987
Box 3

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Academics and Research Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Academics and Research Reference Collection was acquired by the University Archives over time.

Processing Information

Processed by Thomas Harkins, January 2010

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, August 2010

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

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.