Guide to the Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia Reference Collection, 1965-[ongoing]

Collection Overview

Collection contains materials, such as, newspaper clippings, flyers, publicly-distributed memoranda, form-letters, and agreement books pertaining to the organization and unionization of Duke's non-academic employees.

Descriptive Summary

University Archives, Duke University
Duke University. University Archives
Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia Reference collection 1965-[ongoing]
Language of Material
0.5 Linear Feet, 300 Items
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Collection is open for research.

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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

Annual Report, 1965-1969
Box 1
Bibliographies and Book News
Box 1
Course Syllabus, 1968
Box 1
Misc. [flyers of activities, course listings]
Box 1
Box 1
Newsletters, 1972
Box 1
Box 1
Comparative Studies on Southern Asia Duplicates
Box 1

Historical Note

Established in 1961 under a Ford Foundation grant to the Commonwealth Studies Center, the Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia was established to facilitate research on, and the training of graduate students in, the political, historical, economical and sociocultural development of Commonwealth countries in Southern Asia. A South Asia Center was established in 1963. Currently (2007) South Asia is an Area Course in International Comparative Studies.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Association for Asian Studies. Southeast Conference Records, 1964-2004. (Special Collections, Duke University)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The University Archives Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources. Materials were transferred over a period of time to the Archives.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, October 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, December 2007

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

Accessions were merged into one collection, 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.