Guide to the Duke University Union Reference Collection, 1962-ongoing
The Duke University Union Reference Collection contains files of printed materials documenting Union administration and programming. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.
- University Archives, Duke University
- Duke University. University Archives
- Duke University Union Reference collection, 1962-ongoing
- Language of Material
- 0.7 Linear Feet, approx. 600 Items
- For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
This collection contains files about the activities of the Union's administrative body and its programming committees. The collection includes clippings, flyers, calendars, program schedules, publicity postcards, printed budgets, newsletters, and form letters. The bulk dates are 1980-2000. Topics include regular Union programming and special events such as SpringFest, OktoberFest, and scavenger hunts.
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.
Collection is open for research.
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.
The Duke University Union, founded in 1954 as the Duke Student Union, has as its purpose promoting social, recreational, cultural, educational and spiritual activities at Duke. Membership is now open to all members of the Duke community. At present (2009), an executive group and program directors administer the Union.
[Identification of item], Duke University Union Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Duke University Union Reference Collection was compiled by the University Archives from a variety of resources for use in reference and research.
Processed by Tom Harkins, July 2009
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, December 2010
Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011
Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.