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Guide to the Methodist Student Center Records, 1947-2000 (bulk 1954-1966)

Abstract

The Methodist Student Center was constructed in 1957 to serve the spiritual and social life of the then 1,250 Methodist students attending Duke.

The materials in the collection include two serials The Crusader and Methodist Student Movement, as well as, clippings, programs, brochures, reports and other printed material. The collection ranges in date from 1947-2000 with the bulk items dating 1954-1966.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. Methodist Student Center.
Title
Methodist Student Center records 1947-2000 (bulk 1954-1966)
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The materials in the collection include two serials The Crusader and Methodist Student Movement, as well as, clippings, programs, brochures, reports and other printed material. The collection ranges in date from 1947-2000 with the bulk items dating 1954-1966.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

In off-site storage; 48 hours advance notice is required for use.

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

Methodist Student Center, circa 1957-1966
Box 1
Bulletin, Methodist Student Movement, 1954-1957
Box 1
The Crusader, 1961-1964
Box 1
Annual Report of the Campus Christian Life Staff, 1965-1966
Box 1
Methodist Student Loan, 1947-1951
Box 1
Wesley Fellowship at Duke, Mustard Seed, 2000
Box 1

Historical Note

The Methodist Student Center was constructed in 1957 to serve the spiritual and social life of the then 1,250 Methodist students attending Duke. Its purpose was to provide facilities for religious programs, recreational activities, and office space for the chaplain and his/her staff.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Charles E. Jordan papers (Duke University Archives)
  • Douglas M. Knight papers (Duke University Archives)
  • A. Hollis Edens papers (Duke University Archives)
  • Mildred L. Hendrix papers (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The Methodist Student Center Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1977.

Processing Information

Processed by Sherrie Bowser, October 2006

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, October 2007

Accession A77-153 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.