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Guide to the Awards Reference collection, 1972-ongoing

Abstract

The Awards Reference Collection contains files of clippings, flyers, lists, memoranda and other material concerning awards, prizes, medals, and similar marks of distinction.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
Awards Reference collection 1972-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.7 Linear Feet, 400 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The Awards Reference Collection contains files of clippings, flyers, lists, memoranda and other material concerning awards, prizes, medals, and other marks of distinction awarded by the University or by other organizations to members of the University community. Information spans the period from 1879 to the present. This collection does not include information about scholarships; see the Scholarships Reference Collection. Information about the awards listed here and also other awards can also be found in the records of the President and other administrative officers, and in the records of departments and schools. See, for example, the English Department records for information about The Anne Flexner Memorial Award for Creative Writing, or the Personnel Office Reference Collection for information about awards made to employees.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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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.

Contents of the Collection

Awards - general
Box 1
Awards - lists from commencement programs, 1984-1993
Box 1
Awards Convocation, 1962
Box 1
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, 1951-[1964], 2003-
Box 1
Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Awards, 1970/71-
Box 1
Anne McDougall Memorial Award, 1986/87-
Box 1
Bascom Headen Palmer Literary Prize, 1991-
Box 1
Benenson Awards in the Arts, 1983-
Box 1
Blue Devil Award, 1982-
Box 1
Braxton Craven Medal, [1884-?]
Box 1
Charles A. Dukes Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service, 1983-
Box 1
Distinguished Alumni Award, 1983-
Box 1
Hal Kammerer Memorial Awards for Film and Video Production, 1989-
Box 1
Howard Johnson Distinguished Teaching Award, 1988-
Box 1
Humanitarian Service Award, 1984/85-
Box 1
James R. Sheffield Award, [1966-?]
Box 1
Karl Menger Award in Mathematics, 1991
Box 1
Lars Lyon Volunteer Service Award, 1990-
Box 1
Louis Sudler Prize, 1983-
Box 1
Marcus E. Hobbs Service Award, 1991
Box 1
Nobel Prizes
Box 1
Presidential Award, 1984-
Box 1
Richard K. Lublin Distinguished Award for Teaching Excellence, 1992-
Box 1
Robert and Ray Kroc Research Award, 1987-
Box 1
Rosati Awards in Creative Writing, 1990-
Box 1
Time College Achievement Awards, [1986?]
Box 1
Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Awards, 1983/84-
Box 1
University Medal for Distinguished Meritorious Service, 1986-
Box 1
University Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award, 1982-
Box 1
Wakeman Award, 1982, 1994
Box 1
Wiley Grey Medal, 1879-
Box 1
William J. Griffith University Service Award, 1991/92-
Box 1
Willis Smith Prize, 1932-
Box 1

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Founders' Day Collection. (Duke University Archives)
  • Personnel Office Reference Collection. (Duke University Archives)
  • Scholarships Reference Collection. (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The Awards Reference collection was compiled from various sources by University Archives staff for reference and research.

Processing Information

Processed by Tom Harkins, July 2004

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, September 2006

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.