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Guide to the Blue Devil Reference collection, 1972-ongoing

Abstract

The Blue Devil Reference Collection contains files of clippings and other material about Duke University's mascot.

Descriptive Summary

Record Group
UA.01.11.0012
Title
Blue Devil Reference collection
Date
1972-ongoing
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Extent
0.3 Linear Feet, 300 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

The Blue Devil Reference Collection contains files of clippings and other material about Duke University's mascot. Topics include the French mountain troops for whom Duke's mascot is named, the costume, drawings, history, public opinion, and copies of the handout, "Why a Blue Devil?" The collection also includes folders about uses of the Blue Devil name. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Restrictions on Access & Use

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.

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

Blue Devil Boogie, 1988
Box 1
Blue Devil Ferry, 1997
Box 1
Blue Devil Ventures, 1996-
Box 1
Costume, drawings
Box 1
History
Box 1
Les Chasseurs Alpins
Box 1
Public opinion, controversies
Box 1
Why a Blue Devil? [handout]
Box 1

Subject Headings

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Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The Blue Devil Reference collection was compiled from a variety of sources by University Archives staff for reference and research.

Processing Information

Processed by Tom Harkins, May 2004

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, September 2006