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Preliminary Guide to the Administrative Council Records, 1959 - 1969

Summary

Formed around 1959, the Administrative Council was composed of high-ranking Duke University officers. The Council advised the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, approved University policies, and set decision-making priorities during the 1960s. The group was also known as the Administrative Committee. Records contain minutes, memoranda, correspondence, and agendas. Major subjects include long range planning, administration, campus planning, and university policies. Materials range in date from 1959 to 1969. English.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.02.02.0001
Title
Administrative Council records
Date
1959 - 1969
Creator
Duke University. Administrative Council
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
English.

Collection Overview

Records contain minutes, memoranda, correspondence, and agendas. Major subjects include long range planning, administration, campus planning, and university policies. Materials range in date from 1959 to 1969.

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Arrangement

Roughly arranged in chronological order.

Using These Materials

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warning Access to the Collection

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

Records, such as search committee files or others pertaining to employment where individuals are identified, are closed for 70 years.

Records of the University's Board of Trustees which have been existence for at least fifty years are available for scholarly research with the permission of the University Archivist. Access to records which have been in existence for less than fifty years shall be granted only by special permission, in writing, from the Board of Trustees.

Unprocessed materials are closed pending processing.

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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.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Administrative Council Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Administrative Committee, 1959-1964
Box 1
Administrative Council, 1969
Box 1
Binder, 1962-1963
Box 1
Binder, 1964-1969
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Formed around 1959, the Administrative Council was composed of high-ranking Duke University officers. The Council advised the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, approved University policies, and set decision-making priorities during the 1960s. The group was also known as the Administrative Committee.


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Provenance

The Administrative Council Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1978.

Processing Information

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

Encoded by Jill Katte, January 2005