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Guide to the Arts at Duke Reference Collection, circa 1910-ongoing

Abstract

The Arts at Duke Reference Collection contains files of clippings, programs, calendars and other materials concerning the arts at Duke and at Trinity College, the University's predecessor. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research. For materials pertaining to art at Trinity College, see the Trinity College Reference Collection.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
Arts at Duke Reference collection, circa 1910-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.7 Linear Feet, approx. 350 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The Arts at Duke Reference Collection contains files of clippings, programs, calendars and other materials concerning the arts at Duke and at Trinity College, the University's predecessor. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research. For materials pertaining to art at Trinity College, see the Trinity College Reference Collection.

Flyers and posters, newspaper and magazine clippings, calendars, event programs and other materials pertaining to the arts at Duke and Trinity College. The bulk dates are 1972-2000. Includes a plan of the "Woodland Stage" at Trinity College along with programs and contracts for performances at Trinity by the Ben Greet Players and the Coburn Players, circa 1910-1916.

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

Arts, General
Box 1
Arts, Calendars, 1980, 1990s
Box 1
All-Star Concert Series, 1931-1949
Box 1
Artists Series, 1978-
Box 1
Dance, 1943, 1965, 1979-
Box 1
Dance: American Dance Festival, circa 1995-
Box 1
Dance: Triangle Dance Guild, 1977-1981
Box 1
Exhibits in art museums and galleries
Box 1
Festivals, folklife
Box 1
Medical Center Cultural Services
Box 1
Music: general
Box 1
Music: Chamber Arts Society, calendars and programs, circa 1960-
Box 1
Music: Chamber Arts Society, clippings and histories
Box 1
Music: Duke Madrigals, 1971
Box 1
Music: Duke Symphony & Duke Wind Symphony, circa 1966-1985
Box 1
Music: North Carolina Symphony, 1985
Box 1
Story-tellers' Ring in the Duke Forest, undated
Box 1
Summer programs
Box 1
Summer Program: Loblolly, 1978
Box 1
Synergetic Foundation for the Arts, circa 1974-1976
Box 1
Theater and film: American Musical Theater Center, circa 1977-1979
Box 1
Theater and film: Duke Stage Company, 1989
Box 1
Theater and film: World Premieres Festival, 1991
Box 1
Theater and film: The Opportunity / Robert F. Sommer, 1982
Box 1
Theater at Trinity College, circa 1910-1916
Box 1

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Departments and Academic Divisions reference collection (Duke University Archives)
  • Department of Music records (Duke University Archives)
  • Institute of the Arts records, 1981-[ongoing] (Duke University Archives)
  • Woman's College Library records, 1930-1994 (bulk 1930-1970) (Duke University Archives)
  • Arts Council records, 1950-1970 (bulk 1950-1959) (Duke University Archives)
  • Duke University Museum of Art reference collection (Duke University Archives)
  • Art Association records, bulk 1930-1938 (Duke University Archives)
  • Duke Artists Series records, 1931-2000 (Duke University Archives)
  • Duke University Union records, 1954-[ongoing] (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The Arts at Duke Reference Collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources.

Processing Information

Processed by Thomas Harkins, July 2009

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, August 2009

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.