Guide to the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Reference Collection, 1970-ongoing
The reference collection contains the annual reports for the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation from 1970-2008 (incomplete). It also includes a report about an exhibit entitled "Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Thirty Years of Philanthropy" hosted in Duke University's Perkins Library and a program from the 1974 dedication of the Mary Duke Biddle Music Building.
- Record Group
- Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Reference collection
- Duke University. University Archives
- 0.5 Linear Feet, 31 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Access to the Collection
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Collection is open for research.
Use & Permissions
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.
How to Cite
[Identification of item], Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation was established as a trust on September 14, 1956. Its primary purpose is to further and extend Mrs.Biddle's life-long interests in religious, educational, and charitable activities in New York City and the state of North Carolina. By design the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation stipulates that at least 50 percent of the income or principal expended each year be directed to religious, scientific, literary, medical research, or educational purposes at Duke University. Grant requests are reviewed at quarterly board meetings, usually in March, June, September, and December.
- [Mary Duke Biddle] Family papers, 1894-1960 (bulk 1920-1939) [manuscript]. (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Duke University.)
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The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Reference Collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.
Processed by Archives Staff, February 2008
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, February 2008
Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.