Guide to the Richard M. Nixon Reference Collection, 1934-1999
Richard Milhous Nixon (1913-1994) attended the Duke University School of Law from 1934 to 1937, graduating number three in a class of twenty-six. During his three years at Duke, Nixon was active in the Duke Bar Association and was elected President in his senior year. The Richard M. Nixon Reference Collection contains academic transcripts, personal and administrative correspondence related to law school, letters of recommendation, newspaper clippings, and reference inquiries and correspondence related to both the honorary degree controversy in 1954 and the Watergate scandal in the early 1970's when he was President of the United States. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.
- Record Group
- Richard M. Nixon Reference collection
- Duke University. University Archives
- 0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.
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.
- Inventory of the Nixon Library Controversy collection 1981-2001 (University Archives, Duke University. )
[Identification of item], Richard M. Nixon Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Richard M. Nixon Reference Collection was compiled from various sources by University Archives staff for reference and research.
Processed by Archives Staff, November 2007
Encoded by Mary Samouelian, January 2008
Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011
Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.