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Guide to the Hindu Student Association records, 2000-2004

Summary

The Hindu Students Association (HAS) was founded in 1997 with the aims of facilitating spiritual development among members and increasing awareness of Hinduism on campus. Collection contains the organization's constitution, executive meeting notes, Bhajans (songs), materials from the 2003 Diwali, including informational handouts and the event program, and HSA flyers.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.31.04.0004
Title
Hindu Student Association records
Date
2000-2004
Creator
Duke University. Hindu Students Association
Extent
0.25 Linear Feet, 100 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

The Hindu Students Association Collection contains the organization's constitution, executive meeting notes, Bhajans (songs), materials from the 2003 Diwali, including informational handouts and the event program, and HSA flyers. The materials date from fall 2000 to spring 2004, the majority of which is from the 2003-2004 school year.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Hindu Student Association Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

HSA Constitution
Box 1
Executive Meeting Notes [Minutes], Fall 2002-Spring 2004
Box 1
Bhajans, October 2000
Box 1
Diwali, 2003
Box 1
Flyers, Spring 2003-Spring 2004
Box 1
 

Historical Note

The Hindu Students Association (HAS) was founded in 1997 with the aims of facilitating spiritual development among members and increasing awareness of Hinduism on campus. HSA welcomes all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, to HSA activities. Past events include the Hare Krishna feast, Navarathri Garba, Diwali Puja, and Hinduism Awareness Week. HSA also hosts weekly Sunday discussions and a monthly speaker series.

Related Material

  • Religious Life Reference collection, 1937-ongoing. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Diya Records, 1992-2006 (University Archives, Duke University.)


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Provenance

The Hindu Student Association records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 2004.

Processing Information

Processed by Alyssa Reichardt, October 2007

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, October 2007

Accession A2004-27 is described in this finding aid.