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Guide to the Institute of the Arts records, 1981-ongoing

Summary

The Institute of the Arts aims to integrate the arts into the educational process, particularly at the undergraduate level, and to promote cooperation between the various disciplines. Collection contains printed matter, including newsletters, flyers, clippings, handbooks, posters, calendars, and other similar materials. The collection was started in 1981 and is ongoing.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.26.03.0014
Title
Institute of the Arts records
Date
1981-ongoing
Creator
Duke University. Institute of the Arts
Extent
0.8 Linear Feet, 750 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains mostly printed matter, including newsletters, flyers, clippings, handbooks, posters, calendars and similar material; a few memoranda. Includes the Inaugural Convention booklet for the Louis Sudler Prize of the Arts (1983), and an exhibit catalog, “The Art of India and Pakistan” (1985, cataloged) and an educational packet from the same exhibit. Sample events from collection include Winterfest of Contemporary Arts (Jan. 1985), and posters for “Kashmir and Rajasthan” (tour exhibition of photographs by Raghubir Singh, 1985) and Danny Richmond Jazz Quintet concert (1984). The collection was started in 1981 and is ongoing.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Institute of the Arts Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

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Historical Note

Biographical/Historical note

Established in 1981 on the recommendation of Chancellor Pye's Advisory Committee on the Arts, the Institute aims to integrate the arts into the educational process, particularly at the undergraduate level, and to promote cooperation between the various disciplines. English professor James Applewhite was the first director.

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  • Sanford (Terry) Records and Papers, 1945-1998. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • News Service Press Releases and Clippings, 1948-2002. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Graduate School Records, 1924-2002. (University Archives, Duke University.)


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Provenance

The Institute of the Arts records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1985.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, October 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, January 2007

Accessions 85-19, 85-44 were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.