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Guide to the Department of Classical Studies Records, 1925-1993

Abstract

Originally the classical studies curriculum was spread over two separate departments which were Latin and Roman studies, and Greek studies. In 1962, these disciplines combined to become Classical Studies.

This collection contains materials related to the Department of Classical Studies including minutes, materials created by students in classical studies classes, correspondence, financial records, a course paper, flyers, and other materials.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. Dept. of Classical Studies.
Title
Department of Classical Studies records, 1925-1993
Language of Material
English
Extent
5.3 Linear Feet, 2775 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

This collection contains materials related to the Department of Classical Studies including minutes, correspondence, financial records, a course paper, flyers, and other materials. Materials created during classical studies courses are also included in the collection. For example, CS95, Introduction to Archoaeology, in the fall of 1992 (Professor John Younger) had students excavate an area on East Campus that had been the site of Trinity College's faculty housing. The course paper titled "Faculty Row, A Detailed History of the Homes along Trinity College's Faculty Avenue, 1992" is included in the collection. This collection also contains the records (1927-1965) of the Greek Department.

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.

For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the office of origin and the University Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the University Archivist.

In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended, Duke University permits students to inspect their education records and limits the disclosure of personally identifiable information from education records.

Portions of these materials are restricted by donor request.

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

Container List, 1925-1993

5.3 Linear Feet (6 boxes, 1 oversize folder)

General files listed below include miscellaneous correspondence, memos, clippings, and other printed material. Please note that administrative records are restricted for 25 years from date of origin; contact research services for more information.

Department of Classical Studies General Files, 1977-1980 (3 folders)
Box 1
Classics Review Committee, 1979-1980
Box 1
Classics Review Committee, 1979-1980
Box 1
Budget, 1973-1974, Dean Joerg
Box 1
Budget, 1974-1975, Dean Lewis
Box 1
Budget, 1975-1976, Dean Lewis
Box 1
Budget, 1976-1977, Dean Lewis
Box 1
Budget, 1976-1977, Dean Joerg
Box 1
Budget, 1979-1980
Box 1
Classical Studies, Dept. of. Records, 1969-1970
Box 1
Classical Studies Department, 1930-1977
Box 1
Classical Studies, Flyers 1969-1980
Box 1
Department of Classical Studies General Files, 1969-1975 (5 folders)
Box 2
Departmental Evaluation, 1975-1976
Box 2
Department of Classical Studies General Files, 1975-1977 (2 folders)
Box 2
American Association of University Professors, 1935-1936
Box 3
Archeological Institute of America, 1940
Box 3
Applications, 1935-1942
Box 3
American School of Classical Study at Athens, 1927-1960 (2 folders)
Box 3
Bibliography
Box 3
Books for the Library, 1934-1937
Box 3
Miss Catherine Bradshaw, 1940, 1942, 1948
Box 3
Class Census Reports, 1931-1936
Box 3
Herbert L. Cain, 1937-1942
Box 3
Classical Club of Duke University, 1925-1933
Box 3
Curriculum Committee, 1936-1937
Box 4
Duke Council for American Defense, 1940-1941
Box 4
Undergraduate Examinations, 1936
Box 4
President W.P. Few, 1936-1940
Box 4
Correspondence, 1941-1942
Box 4
Dean W.K. Greene, 1935-1941
Box 4
Graduate School Office, 1932-1944
Box 4
Dean H.J. Herring, 1936, 1944
Box 4
Mrs. Virginia Holder, 1940
Box 4
Faculty Matters, 1935-1942, undated
Box 4
Honors in Greek, 1935-1938
Box 5
P.C. Lamas, 1937
Box 5
Latin Songs, undated
Box 5
Lectures, 1938-1939
Box 5
C.C. Jernigan, 1932, 1940, undated
Box 5
Charles B. Markham, 1937-1941
Box 5
H.W. Miller, 1931-1943
Box 5
Library, 1935-1944
Box 5
N.Y.A., 1935-1942
Box 5
Dean Manchester, 1939-1940
Box 5
Paintings on slides, 1933, undated
Box 5
Miss Enid Parker, 1934, undated
Box 5
Periodicals for the Library, 1927-1939
Box 5
Phi Beta Kappa
Box 5
Philosophy department
Box 5
Henry S. Robinson, 1938-1942
Box 5
Research Council, 1935-1941, 1950
Box 5
Mrs. Frances Craghead Schaedler, 1943
Box 5
M.L. Stirewalt, 1934-1942
Box 5
Miss Anne Turner, n.d.
Box 5
Undergraduate College, 1934-1935
Box 5
Woman’s College of Duke University, 1943
Box 5
Frederick Wood, 1938-1940
Box 5
Wong, David. Faculty Row: A detailed history of the homes along Trinity College’s Faculty Avenue, 1992
Box 6
Plans, elevations, detailed drawings, and mathematical analyses of Baldwin Auditorium done by students as examples of Greek Revival and Greek influenced architecture, circa 1992-1993
Oversize Folder 1

Historical Note

The Classical Studies department seeks to provide students with a broad background in the disciplines of the field. Originally the classical studies curriculum was spread over two separate departments which were Latin and Roman studies, and Greek studies. In 1962, these disciplines combined to become Classical Studies.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Department of Classical Studies Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Department of Classical Studies Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer starting in 1968.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff,

Encoded by Molly Bragg, May 2011

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.