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Guide to the Duke University College Republicans records, 1965-1984

Abstract

The Duke University College Republicans, an umbrella organization for all Republicans on campus, was established around 1965. The College Republicans support Republican campaigns at the local, state and national level. Major subjects included are: student activism at Duke University and in North Carolina, the North Carolina Federation of College Republicans, Duke University President Terry Sanford and the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation controversy, campaign support for Republican candidates, and the general governance of the Duke University College Republicans. Types of materials included are advertisements, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes and agendas, flyers, correspondence, and miscellaneous writings. The materials in this collection documents the activities of the Duke University College Republicans from about 1965 to 1977. The bulk of the material is from 1973 to 1977.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Duke University College Republicans records, 1965-1984
Creator
Duke University College Republicans.
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, 400 Items
Repository
University Archives, Duke University.
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult University Archives, Duke University.
Language
English.

Collection Overview

Contains materials documenting the activities of the Duke University College Republicans, an umbrella organization for all Republicans on campus. Collection includes budgets and yearly reports, clippings from campus events, constitution and bylaws, correspondence, notes from committee meetings, flyers, newsletters, membership lists, and miscellaneous writings concerning Duke University President Terry Sanford. Materials range in date from 1965-1977 (bulk 1973-1977).

Administrative Information

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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

Budgets and reports, 1965-1977
Box 1
Clippings, 1974-1985
Box 1
Constitution and bylaws, 1973
Box 1
Correspondence, 1968-1984
Box 1
Conventions, 1974-1977
Box 1
Executive Committee, meetings and agendas, 1973-1975
Box 1
New Southerner, 1976-1977
Box 1
Flyers, 1968-1984
Box 1
College Republicans newsletter, Duke University, 1966, 1973-1978
Box 1
Officer and membership lists, 1967-1977
Box 1
President Terry Sanford and the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation (ITT) controversy, 1977
Box 1

Historical Note

The Duke University College Republicans, an umbrella organization for all Republicans on campus, was established around 1965. The College Republicans support Republican campaigns at the local, state and national level. Some of the major events in the club's history are: supporting a four-year medical school at Eastern Carolina University (1974), opposing public financing for election campaigns, hosting North Carolina Federation of College Republican conventions and Republican Party speakers, holding voter registration drives, and writing general position papers and editorials on world political issues and events.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • School of Law records. (University Archives, Duke University. )

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Duke University College Republicans records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Transfer; 1975; 75-65.

Gift; 1975; 77-55.

Processing Information

Processed by Emily Glenn

Completed November 2002

Encoded by Emily Glenn, March 2003

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.