Guide to the Faculty Reference Collection, 1972-2000

Collection Overview

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, registers, handbooks, newsletters, flyers, news clippings, and other printed and manuscript material concerning the activities of faculty, services for active and emeriti faculty, relations between the faculty and students and the faculty and the administration, salaries, and other matters. The bulk dates of the material are 1960-1990. The materials include a list of women faculty (1936-1952), and copies of faculty newsletters and faculty handbooks. Cataloged copies of the handbooks and newsletters are available.

Collection Details

Record Group
Faculty Reference collection
Duke University. University Archives
1.3 Linear Feet, 1300 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

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

Contents of the Collection

Academic Freedom, 1978-
Ad hoc committee on faculty referendum, 1970-1971
American Association of University Professors, Duke chapter, 1952-1983
Appointments and promotions, clippings, circa 1985-1998
Committee on retirement housing, 1968-1971
Distinguished professors
Lists, 1967-
Memoranda, circa 1967
News Releases, 1972-
Duke Faculty Committee for Alternatives to Nuclear Power, 1979
Faculty Associates Program, 1995-1996
Faculty Christmas Party/Holiday Party
Faculty Club, 1952-1971
Faculty Commons, 1984-1993
Faculty couples, 2001
Faculty emeriti [1940s], 1963-1996
Faculty and Staff Emeriti Lists, circa 1972-2001
Faculty health clinic, [1970]
Faculty home sites, 1953-1966
Faculty lecture series, 1992
Faculty Newsletter Committee, 1965-1969
Faculty Newsletter, clippings, 1993
Faculty publications, 1950
Faculty salaries, circa 1947-2000
Faculty-student relations, 1983-2000
Governance, 1982
National Association of Scholars (NAS), circa 1990-1996
NAS: Duke Association of Scholars, circa 1993-1998
Ombudsman, 1984-
Teaching and teaching assistants
Women faculty, 1952-2000
Distinguished Professors, Duke University, 1961, 1965, 1968, 1973, 1979
Box 2
Distinguished Professors, Duke University, 1984, 1991
Box 2
Faculty Handbook, 1968, 1969
Box 2
Faculty Handbook, 1982, 1987
Box 2
Faculty Newsletter, 1959-1960, 1966-1969
Box 2

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  • Faculty Club of Duke University Records, 1918-1976 (Duke University Archives)

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The Faculty Reference Collection were received by the University Archives as a transfer in The Faculty Reference Collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources..

Processing Information

Processed by Tom Harkins, June 2005

Updated by Tom Harkins, February 2010

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, September 2006

Updated by Josh Larkin Rowley, February 2011

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.