Inventory of the Residential College Task Force Records, 1985-1987
The Residential College Task Force was created by President H. Keith H. Brodie in 1985 for the purpose of looking at the establishment of a new living option.
The collection contains minutes and other task force records, including correspondence, memoranda, financial records, brochures, application forms, floor plans, and other materials.
- University Archives, Duke University
- Duke University. Residential College Task Force.
- Residential College Task Force Records, 1985-1987
- Language of Material
- 1.5 Linear Feet, 1000 Items
- For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
The collection includes minutes and other records of the task force, including correspondence, memoranda, financial records, brochures and application forms, photographs, students' applications for membership in the Bassett-Brown College, floor plans, a draft and copies of "Duke's College Try", a memoir by professor Donald Fluke, memoranda concerning the faculty-in-residence program, information regarding the "Duke's Vision" pamphlet controversy of 1989, and other records. Topics covered include the Residential College Task Force, student housing, Round Table Dormitory, and Professor Donald J. Fluke.
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The Residential College Task Force was created by President H. Keith H. Brodie in 1985 for the purpose of looking at the establishment of a new living option. At the Task Force's first meeting, Brodie expressed his committment to the development of a residential college, noting that review of transfer students' reasons for leaving Duke indicated a desire for stable living arrangements which incorporate a community identity and a deeper intellectual life.
[Identification of item], Residential College Task Force Records, University Archives, Duke University.
The Residential College Task Force Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in September 1996.
Processed by Kimberly Sims, March 2007
Encoded by Molly Bragg, April 2011
Accession A96-104 is 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.