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Guide to the Associations Reference Collection, 1927-ongoing

Abstract

The Associations Reference Collection contains material about organizations other than the university but with which university faculty, staff, and students have been involved. It contains files of clippings, correspondence, memoranda, and printed materials, and 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
Associations Reference collection, 1927-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.0 Linear Feet, approx. 600 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The Associations Reference Collection contains material about organizations other than the university, but with which university faculty, staff, and students have been involved. These organizations, which may be local, regional, or national in scope, include informal unincorporated associations as well as foundations and businesses. The forms of material present include correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed materials, news and magazine clippings, rosters, and forms. Major subjects include the Research Triangle, children's education, Durham's Trinity Park neighborhood, pluralism, and student government. The dates span the years 1927 to 1998 with the bulk being 1964 to 1989.

Administrative Information

A majority of collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval. Contact Rubenstein Library staff before visiting. Read More »

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

Action [an organization of Durham workers], 1971
Box 1
American Association of University Women, Durham, 1964-1975
Box 1
American Tobacco Company, 1964-2000
Box 1
Association of Student Governments, 1965-1969 [2 folders]
Box 1
Duke Power / Duke Energy, 1973-1997
Box 1
Duke School for Children, 1983-
Box 1
Durham Civic Choral society, 1951-1982
Box 1
Durham Savoyards, Ltd., 1967-1981
Box 1
The Forest at Duke, 1985-1989
Box 1
Forest History Society, circa 1983-1993
Box 1
Independent Scholars' Association - North Carolina Triangle, 1984-1987
Box 1
India Association, Durham, 1974
Box 1
International League for Animal Protection, North Carolina chapter, circa 1974-1977
Box 1
Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation, Inc., circa 1977-1998
Box 1
Junaluska Summer School, 1927
Box 1
Kappa Delta Pi [education honorary], 1952-1977
Box 1
Medical Committee for Human Rights, 1972
Box 1
National Institute of Statistical Sciences - Bylaws, 1990
Box 2
New American Movement, 1974-1975
Box 2
Peabody College - proposal, 1979
Box 2
Peace Corps, 1964-1968
Box 2
R. J. Reynolds - The Gilded Leaf, 1979
Box 2
Research Triangle - clippings, circa 1974-1992
Box 2
Research Triangle - memoranda, 1959, 1965
Box 2
Research Triangle - publications, 1959-1989
Box 2
Rhine Research Center, circa 1975-
Box 2
Seeman Printery, Inc. - list of publications, undated
Box 2
Soul City (N.C.), 1979
Box 2
Société Française
Box 2
Tennessee College. Scarritt Graduate Center proposal, 1987
Box 2
Trinity Park Association, 1976-1985
Box 2
Trinity Park Association, clippings, 1976-1998
Box 2
Trinity Park Association, Trinity Park News, 1974-1977
Box 2
Trinity Park Coloring Book, undated
Box 2
Trinity Park. National Register of Historic Places, 1979.
Box 2
Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham, 1997
Box 2
Walter Kempner Foundation
Box 2
YWCA of Durham - Women of Achievement, 1986-1987
Box 2

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The Associations Reference Collection was acquired by the University Archives over time.

Processing Information

Processed by Thomas Harkins, April 2010

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, August 2010

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

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.