Guide to the Department of Classical Studies Records, 1925-1993
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.
- Record Group
- Department of Classical Studies records
- Duke University. Department of Classical Studies
- 5.3 Linear Feet, 2775 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
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.
Access to the Collection
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.
Use & Permissions
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.
How to Cite
[Identification of item], Department of Classical Studies Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
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.
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.
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The Department of Classical Studies Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer starting in 1968.
Processed by Archives Staff,
Encoded by Molly Bragg, May 2011
Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.