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Guide to the Building Reference Collection, 1972 - 2004

Abstract

The Building Reference Collection contains files of clippings, publications, specifications, and other materials about the Duke University campus, including dormitories, classroom buildings, gymnasiums, stadiums, facilities, statues, and landmarks. Some files include information about the people after whom particular buildings were named. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Building Reference collection, 1972 - 2004
Creator
Duke University. University Archives.
Extent
3.5 Linear Feet , 4,000 Items
Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult University Archives, Duke University.
Language
English.

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Contents of the Collection

Arranged alphabetically.

Cross references
Box 1
Ackland Art Museum (Proposed)
Box 1
Aims of Duke University. Plaque
Box 1
Allen Building
Box 1
Alspaugh House
Box 1
Alumni House
Box 1
Anderson House
Box 1
Aquatic Center
Box 1
Architects
Box 1
Architecture: "Duke by Design" / David W. Dunlap
Box 1
Architecture of Duke University, Clippings
Box 1
Architecture of Duke University
(2 folders)
Box 1
The Ark (East Campus)
Box 1
Art Building (East Campus)
Box 1
Art Museum (formerly Science Building)
Box 1
Arts Complex (tobacco warehouse)
Box 1
Asbury Building (East Campus)
Box 1
Athletic Facilities (map)
Box 1
Aycock House
Box 1
Baldwin Auditorium
Box 1
Bells
Box 1
Benches (residence halls)
Box 1
Benjamin Duke Mansion, 109 Fifth Avenue, NYC
Box 1
Biddle Music Building
Box 1
Biological Sciences Building
Box 1
Bishop's House (formerly Infirmary)
Box 1
Bivins Building
Box 1
Blacknall House
Box 1
Blueprints
Box 1
Branson Building
Box 1
Keith and Brenda Brodie Recreation Center (East Campus)
Box 1
Browning Family Cemetery
Box 1
Bryan University Center
(2 folders)
Box 1
Bryan University Center. Dedication
Box 1
Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Research Building
Box 1
Cameron Indoor Stadium
Box 1
Cameron Annex. See: Schwartz-Butters
Box 1
Campus Drive Bridge
Box 2
Campus Planning (map)
Box 2
Card Gym (also Aquatic Center)
Box 2
Carillon
Box 2
Duke Center for Living
Box 2
Central Campus Apartments
Box 2
B. H. Duke Memorial (Flentrop Organ)
Box 2
Crypt
Box 2
Dacus Plaque
Box 2
Dedication Programs
Box 2
Design and Construction
Box 2
Early History
Box 2
Memorial Chapel - Duke Family Memorial and Brombaugh Organ
Box 2
Newspaper Articles
Box 2
Organ
Box 2
CIEMAS (Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine and Applied Sciences Building)
Box 2
Clock Tower. West Campus
Box 2
Construction
Box 2
Construction. Cost
Box 2
Construction. History / Chronology
Box 2
Coombs Field
Box 2
Cornerstone. West Campus, Duke University
Box 2
Crowell Science Building (formerly Pan-Hellenic House)
Box 2
Crum and Forster Building. 705 Broad Street
Box 2
Descendents of those persons for whom buildings on the Duke University Campuses have been named
Box 2
Development Office
Box 2
Divinity School
Box 2
"Doris" [James B. Duke's private railroad car]
Box 2
Dormitories
Box 2
Dormitories. East Campus, 1927
Box 2
Dormitories. East Campus. Plans
Box 2
Dormitories. West Campus.
Box 2
Dormitory, Proposed. Towerview Drive (1977) and others
Box 2
Duke Athletic Center
Box 2
Duke (family) Homes / Properties
Box 2
Duke Homestead
Box 2
Duke Hotel. See: Washington Duke Inn
Box 2
Duke Memorial Church
Box 2
Duke University. General
Box 2
Duke University. General. Clippings
Box 2
Duke University. General. Description, ca. 1935-1940
Box 2
Duke University. General. Studies and Published Material
Box 3
East and West Campuses. Map
Box 3
East Campus Center
Box 3
East Campus. General
Box 3
East Campus Gymnasium (formerly Alumni Memorial Gym)
Box 3
East Campus Heating Plant
Box 3
East Campus Infirmary (Advising Center)
Box 3
East Campus Planning Study
Box 3
East Campus Wall
Box 3
East Duke Building
Box 3
Edens Residence Halls
Box 3
Engineering School
Box 3
Engineering School. Nello L. Teer Engineering Library
Box 3
Epworth Inn (East Campus)
Box 3
Erwin Mill
Box 3
Erwin Road
Box 3
Faculty Commons
Box 3
Faculty Houses on Campus Drive (formerly Myrtle Dr.)
Box 3
Faculty Housing
Box 3
Faculty Row
Box 3
Falcone-Arena House (Newman Center)
Box 3
Finch-Yeager Building
Box 3
Flowers Drive
Box 3
Flowers Student Activities Building
Box 3
Free-Electron Laser Laboratory (FEL). Physics
Box 3
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Box 3
Four Acres (B. N. Duke Home)
Box 3
French Family Science Center
Box 3
Fuqua School of Business
Box 3
Gazebo (Trinity, N. C.)
Box 3
Gilbert-Addoms Dorm
Box 3
Genomics Buildings (Center for Models of Human Disease. Center for Human Genetics)
Box 3
Golf Course
Box 3
Greenhouses (Botany, Bio-Sci)
Box 3
Gross Chemical Laboratory
Box 3
Hanes Field
Box 3
Hanes House and Annex
Box 3
Hart House
Box 3
Historical Marker, N. C. Highway. Main Street, entrance to East Campus
Box 3
Home Sites. Duke University
Box 3
Jarvis Hall
Box 3
John Hope Franklin Center
Box 3
Edwin L. Jones Cancer Research Building
Box 3
Jordan Building
Box 4
Koskinen Stadium (soccer and lacrosse)
Box 4
Kryzewskiville / K-ville
Box 4
Lamp Post (Craven Hall and Art Museum)
Box 4
Land
Box 4
Lanier Hall
Box 4
Building
Box 4
Goodson Library & Star Commons Dedication, 2008
Box 4
Leads and Angles, Slants and Features (Campus Handbook 1947)
Box 4
Lenox Baker Children's Hospital
Box 4
Science Research Center (Levine)
Box 4
Library. East Campus (Lilly)
Box 4
General
Box 4
Handbooks
Box 4
Rare Book Rooms
Box 4
Library Service Center
Box 4
Log Cabins (Law and Medicine)
Box 4
Lyndhurst House (Center for Documentary Studies)
Box 4
Marine Laboratory (incl. R/V Eastward)
Box 4
Mary Duke Building
Box 4
Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Research Building
Box 4
Chapel
Box 4
McGovern-Davison Children's Health Center
Box 4
Clinical and Research Laboratory Building
Box 4
Davison Building
Box 4
Dialysis Center
Box 4
Duke South/Duke Clinic
Box 4
Eye Center (Wadsworth Building)
Box 4
F. G. Hall Environmental Laboratory
Box 4
General construction, renovations, etc.
Box 4
Jones Cancer Research Building
Box 4
Morris Clinical Cancer Research Building
Box 4
Mudd Building (Library)
Box 4
Nanaline H. Duke Medical Sciences Building
Box 4
North Hospital
Box 4
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance System
Box 5
Parking Garage
Box 5
Pickens
Box 5
PRT
Box 5
Rankin Clinical Research Unit
Box 5
Sands Building
Box 5
Searle Center
Box 5
Stead Research Building
Box 5
Woodhall Building
Box 5
YMCA Building
Box 5
Medical School. Dedication (Davison)
Box 5
Medical Science Research Building
Box 5
Mordecai Cottage
Box 5
Morreene Road. Origin of the Name
Box 5
William D. Murray Building
Box 5
Names of buildings, general accounts (East and West)
Box 5
Nasher Museum of Art
Box 5
Old Chem (West Campus)
Box 5
Olmsted Brothers, Landscape Architects
Box 5
Oregon Street Complex. Kudzu Tavern. Devil's Den
Box 5
Page Auditorium
Box 5
Pegram House (Faculty Row 1892)
Box 5
Physics Building
Box 5
Phytotron (SEPEL)
Box 5
President's House (Duke Forest)
Box 5
President's House (Other)
Box 5
Primate Center
Box 5
Property Owned by Duke University
Box 5
Property Plats
Box 5
Proposed Buildings
Box 5
Quarry (Duke; Hillsborough)
Box 5
Recreational Facilities. Planning, 1994 -
Box 5
Rigsbee Cemetery
Box 5
Ronald McDonald House
Box 5
Anne Roney Fountain
Box 5
Schaefer House
Box 5
Schwartz-Butters Athletic Center (Cameron Annex)
Box 5
Sheffield Tennis Center
Box 5
Smith Warehouse. Buchanan Blvd. (FMD)
Box 5
Sociology - Psychology Building
Box 5
Southgate Hall
Box 5
Stagg Pavilion (East Campus)
Box 5
Athletics Facilities (Butters, Coombs, Wade...)
Box 5
"Nature and the Scientist." (Camel)
Box 5
Benjamin Newton Duke (East Campus)
Box 5
James B. Duke (West Campus)
Box 5
Search for Idnentity,Teer Building
Box 5
The Sower (East Campus)
Box 5
Washington Duke (East Campus)
Box 5
Outdoor Sculptures
Box 5
Stonecarving and stonecarvers
Box 5
Streets, Roads, Entrances
Box 5
Student "Hang-outs"
Box 5
Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy
Box 6
Trent Drive Hall (Formerly Men's Graduate Center and Graduate Center)
Box 6
TUNL (Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory)
Box 6
General (Pre-1924)
Box 6
Randolph County
Box 6
Trinity Heights Historic District
Box 6
Trinity Park School
Box 6
Tunnels
Box 6
Turner House (Trinity Park Boarding House)
Box 6
Union (East Campus)
Box 6
Union Building
Box 6
University House (B. N. Duke estate)
Box 6
Vivarium
Box 6
Wallace Wade Stadium
Box 6
Wannamaker Dormitory
Box 6
Duke Chapel Memorial Quadrangle
Box 6
65th General Hospital
Box 6
World War II Memorial. Dedication
Box 6
Washington Duke Building (East Campus)
Box 6
Washington Duke Inn
Box 6
West Campus. Seals and Shields
Box 6
West Duke Building
Box 6
West -Edens Link (Dorm)
Box 6
White Lecture Hall
Box 6
Wilson-Thornhill Recreation Center
Box 6
Yoh Football Building
Box 6
York Dining Hall (T. P. School)
Box 6

Subject Headings

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Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The Building Reference Collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources.

Processing Information

Processed by Nancy Perry

Completed 2003

Encoded by Jill Katte, April 2004, June 2006

Updated by Jill Katte, November 2004

Jessica L. Wood, June 2006

Josh Larkin Rowley January 2011

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.