Guide to the Capt. Francis Micara Collection, 1944-1994 (bulk 1944-1947)
Capt. Francis Micara was a 1944 graduate of Trinity College at Duke University and a member of numerous student organizations and activities.
Collection contains material pertaining to student life at Duke during the Second World War including NROTC bulletins, performance programs, photographs, clippings, a vinyl disc, and other assorted memorabilia. In addition, the collection contains material concerning Micara's research at the Marine Laboratory at Beaufort, North Carolina, and assorted printed matter concerning class reunions.
- University Archives, Duke University
- Micara, Capt. Francis.
- Capt. Francis Micara Collection, 1944-1994 (bulk 1944-1947)
- Language of Material
- 1.33 Linear Feet, approx. 300 Items
- For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Contains material pertaining to Micara's experience as a student of Trinity College at Duke University including the first NROTC Bulletin from 1941; Duke decals and stickers; playbills, clippings, photographs, and scripts from Duke Players and Hoof 'N' Horn productions including My Sister Eileen, The Laugh's the Thing, and Stand By; a 1941 Freshman Week program; photographs of Sigma Chi fraternity; a program of the Tau Psi Omega production of The Barber of Seville in French; and material from the Agar Research Program at the Marine Laboratory at Beaufort, North Carolina. Also present is material from class reunions including a 33 ½ RPM record titled "Mission Possible" for the 25th class reunion of 1970 and a Class of 1944 Golden Anniversary Chanticleer, 1944-1994.
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All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.
Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the University Archives to use this collection.
Collection is open for research.
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.
Capt. Francis Micara was a 1944 graduate of Trinity College at Duke University. While at Duke Micara was involved in numerous campus activities and organizations. He was a member of the first Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps, Tau Psi Omega, an honorary French fraternity, Hoof 'n' Horn, the Duke Players, and Sigma Chi fraternity.
- Fraternities and Sororities Collection, 1931-2001 (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- Duke University Archives Scrapbook Collection, 1916-[ongoing] (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- Hoof ‘n’ Horn Records, 1941-2006 (University Archives/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
[Identification of item], Capt. Francis Micara Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Capt. Francis Micara Collection were received by the University Archives as a gift in 2008.
Processed by Josh Larkin Rowley, May 2009
Encoded by Josh Larkin Rowley, May 2009
Accessions UA2008-0041 and UA2008-0063 were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.
Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.