Guide to the Library Council Records, 1923-1985


The Library Council is a faculty advisory committee for the Library. Minutes, agendas, membership lists, and related records of the Duke University Library Council with a card index for records from 1940-1979.

Descriptive Summary

Record Group
Library Council records
Duke University. Library Council
1.7 Linear Feet, 1,700 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

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warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using 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

1. Container List

3 boxes
Library Council Minutes, 1923-1975 (5 folders)
Box 1
Library Council Minutes, 1976-1985 (2 folders)
Box 2
Library Council Executive Committee Minutes, 1928-1957 (2 folders)
Box 2
Library Council Executive Committee, various dates (2 folders)
Box 2
Library Council notes and minutes, 1981-1985 (4 folders, A91-28)
Box 2
Library Council minutes and notes, 1940-1979 with card index (A88-71)
Box 3

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

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


The Library Council Records, were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1975-1991.

Processing Information

Processed by Tim Pyatt, July 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, October 2006

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