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Guide to the University Finance Reference Collection, 1948-ongoing

Abstract

The University Finances Reference Collection contains files of publications, reports, news clippings, and memoranda related to the University's investments, fundraising, budgeting and similar financial matters. 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
University Finance Reference collection, 1948-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.6 Linear Feet, approx. 700 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The University Finances Reference Collection contains files of publications, reports, news clippings, and memoranda related to the University's investments, fundraising, budgeting and other financial matters. Major subjects include fundraising campaigns, and endowment management. The collection includes several publications produced to explain the University's finances to students.

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

Annual fund, 1981-2001
Box 1
Annual fund, Davison Club, 1980
Box 1
Annual fund, Dean's Club, 1986-1988
Box 1
Annual fund, Washington Duke Club, [1999]
Box 1
Annual fund, William Preston Few Association, 1989-1992
Box 1
The Bean Counter's Guide [1997, a guide to Duke's finances]
Box 1
The Campaign for Duke, 1998-2003. Brochures
Box 1
The Campaign for Duke, 1998-2003. News Releases and Clippings
Box 1
The Campaign for Duke, 1998-2003. Benchmark [newsletter], incomplete, 1998-2003
Box 1
Clippings, to 1969
Box 1
Clippings, 1970-1979
Box 1
Clippings, 1980-1989
Box 1
Clippings, 1990-1999
Box 1
Committee on Bequests, 1963-1966
Box 1
To Cross a Threshhold, publication, 1984
Box 1
Duke Dimensions: a Magazine for Undergraduates, 1981 [guide to Duke's finances]
Box 1
The Duke Endowment
Box 1
Duke Management Company, News Releases and Clippings, 1990-
Box 1
Duke Management Company, Building Duke University's Endowment, 1995
Box 1
Duke Management Company, Newsletters, 1992-2000
Box 1
Duke University Development Campaign, 1950-1952. Campaigner's Kit
Box 1
Duke University Development Campaign, 1950-1952. Handbooks
Box 1
Duke University Development Campaign, 1950-1952. Mailings to Faculty/Staff/Students
Box 1
Duke University Development Campaign, 1950-1952. Promotional
Box 1
Duke University Development Campaign, 1950-1952. Reports
Box 1
Endowments, performing and dramatic arts
Box 1
The Epoch Campaign, 1973-1977. A Time for Greatness at Duke
Box 1
The Epoch Campaign, 1973-1977. Brochures
Box 2
The Epoch Campaign, 1973-1977. Clippings
Box 2
The Epoch Campaign, 1973-1977. Mailings
Box 2
The Epoch Campaign, 1973-1977. Newsletters
Box 2
The Epoch Campaign, 1973-1977. Planning memos
Box 2
The Epoch Campaign, 1973-1977. Reporting Progress
Box 2
The Epoch Campaign, 1973-1977. Where do you think you're going, America? [New York Times advertising supplement, October 7, 1973]
Box 2
The Fifth Decade Campaign, 1964-1973
Box 2
Grants to Trinity & Duke
Box 2
Grants: clippings
Box 2
Grants: Ford Foundation, 1960
Box 2
Grants: Supplementary proposal. University Science Development Program, 1972
Box 2
Loyalty Fund, 1953/54, 1977/78
Box 2
Memoranda
Box 2
Office of Planned Giving: For the future of Duke, 1978/79
Box 2
Office of Planned Giving: Planned philanthropy for the future of Duke, 1980-1985
Box 2
Office of University Development: Annual Report, 2006/07
Box 2
Planned Giving, 1971-1981
Box 2
A Report on the financial needs and resources of Duke University / Keating, Brown & Co., 1948
Box 2
To Endow, To Enrich, Annual Report, 1978-1979
Box 2
A Capital Idea, Annual Report, 1979-1980
Box 2

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Duke University. Annual Report/Financial Report, 1947/48- (Duke University Archives)
  • Year in Review, 2001/2002-2006/2007 (http://www.yearinreview.duke.edu/)
  • Financial Reports (http://www.finsvc.duke.edu/resources/docs/financial_reports.pdf)
  • Annual report of Duke University (http://dukespace.lib.duke.edu/dspace/handle/10161/31/browse-title)
  • Fifth Decade Program Records, 1964-1973 (Duke University Archives)
  • Office of the President Records (Duke University Archives)
  • Office of University Development Records (Duke University Archives)
  • Office of Institutional Advancement Records (Duke University Archives)
  • Founders' Society Reference Collection, 1980-1997 (Duke University Archives)
  • James B. Duke Society Reference Collection, 1997-ongoing (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

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

Processing Information

Processed by Thomas Harkins, July 2009

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, August 2009

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.