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Guide to the Events Reference Collection, 1903-ongoing

Abstract

The Events Reference Collection contains files of clippings, programs, brochures, and other materials concerning various academic, professional, and social events at the University. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
Events Reference collection, 1903-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.3 Linear Feet, approx. 1,300 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection contains materials pertaining to celebrations, exhibits, conferences, symposia, lectures, meetings, visitors, and other events such as Parents' Weekend, the British-American Festival, and seasonal celebrations. Information about campus events will be found also in the records of sponsoring bodies, such as the Duke University Union, and academic departments and divisions.

Administrative Information

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.

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.

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

All-campus carnival, 1980
Box 1
American Historical Association meeting, 1929-1930
Box 1
Biblical colloquium, 1973
Box 1
Blackburn Literary Festival, circa 1970-
Box 1
British-American Festival, 1984 - brochures
Box 1
British-American Festival, 1984 - clippings
Box 1
Conference of Corporate Chief Executive Officers, 1977
Box 1
Conference for Secondary School Counselors, 1960-1964
Box 1
Conference for Teachers of Social Studies, 1955-1968
Box 1
Conference on International Legal Studies, 1955
Box 1
Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1975
Box 1
Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, 1980
Box 1
Dante Centenary, 1965
Box 1
Dead Sea Scrolls, 1950-
Box 1
Duke Plays, 2007
Box 1
Duke-UNC Slavic Colloquium, 1962-1968
Box 1
Fashion Seminar, 1980-1982
Box 1
Flagpole ceremony at the start and end of the academic year, 1903-
Box 1
Forum on Democracy, 1981
Box 1
Forum on Presidential Nominations, 1981
Box 1
Hispanic Scholars Conference, 1981
Box 1
Holiday tree-lighting ceremony, circa 1973-
Box 1
Homecoming, circa 1935-
Box 2
Inter-American Institute of the University of North Carolina, 1941
Box 2
Institute of International Relations, 1931-1938
Box 2
Joe College, 1968
Box 2
Laboratory Conference for Teachers of Science and Mathematics, 1952-1964
Box 2
Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr. Lecture on International Studies, 2000-
Box 2
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Distinguished Scholar, 1982
Box 2
Benjamin N. Duke, 1962-1963
Box 2
Fritz London Lectures, 1976-
Box 2
Henry W. Newsom Memorial, 1980-
Box 2
John Jay Gergen Memorial Lecture, 1977, 1985
Box 2
John McTyeire Flowers, 1923, 1927
Box 2
Robert Lee Patterson Lecture in Philosophy, 1982
Box 2
Terry Sanford Distinguished, 1989-
Box 2
Management Day, 1987
Box 2
May Day Pageant, circa 1924-1967
Box 2
National Resources Conference, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1954
Box 2
National Security Policy Seminar, Duke-UNC, 1961-1965
Box 2
Council of Teachers of English meeting, 1925
Box 2
Education Association, 1937, 1959
Box 2
Federal Personnel Management Council Conference, 1967
Box 2
Junior Science Symposium, 1958-1962
Box 2
Press Association institutes, circa 1933-1994 (2 folders)
Box 2
Parents' Weekend, 1974-
Box 3
Parents' Weekend, brochures, 1975-
Box 3
Peace Science Society meeting, 1976
Box 3
Regional Assembly, 1964
Box 3
Scavenger hunts, 1989-
Box 3
School of Law Conference, 1954-1969
Box 3
September 11, 2001
Box 3
Southeastern Personnel Conference, 1948-1954
Box 3
Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, 1969, 1971
Box 3
Student Institute of World Affairs, 1939
Box 3
Summer Science and Mathematics Institute, 1957-1960
Box 3
Commonwealth of Children, 1962
Box 3
International Relations and World Affairs, 1970-
Box 3
Oak Ridge Regional, 1955
Box 3
Miscellaneous
Box 3
General, 1896-
Box 3
Eleanor Roosevelt, 1934-
Box 3
Viscount Halifax, 1943
Box 3
Eric Johnston, 1944
Box 3
Washington Bicentennial Celebration, 1932
Box 3
Woman's College Anniversary Celebration, 2002
Box 3

Subject Headings

Related Material

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  • Duke University Union Records, 1954-ongoing (Duke University Archives)
  • Founders’ Day Collection, 1903-ongoing (Duke University Archives)
  • Trinity College (Durham, N.C.) Reference Collection, 1892-ongoing (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

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

Processing Information

Processed by Thomas Harkins, July 2009

Updated by Thomas Harkins, April 2010

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, August 2009

Updated by Josh Larkin Rowley, February 2011

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.