Guide to the Scholarships Reference Collection, 1953-ongoing

Collection Overview

Collection includes materials concerning scholarships and fellowships awarded by the University and notable scholarships won by Duke students. Present are newspaper clippings, memoranda, notices, brochures, lists of scholarships, fellowships, and winners and other material. Scholarships include Alumni Association, Angier B. Duke, athletic, Barry M. Goldwater, Benjamin N. Duke, Braxton Craven, Churchill, Duke-North Carolina Honors, the Faculty Scholarship Fund, Fulbright, James B. Duke Fellowships, Luce, MacArthur, Madison, Marshall, Mellon, Nanaline Duke, North Carolina Scholarships, Presidential Fellowships, Reginaldo Howard, Rhodes, Richard M. Nixon, Robertson, Rotary Foundation, Trinity, Truman, University Scholars, and other awards.

See also scholarships and fellowships under department, programs and divisions.

Descriptive Summary

Record Group
Scholarships Reference collection
Duke University. University Archives
0.5 Linear Feet, 300 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

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Collection is open for research.

warning Use Restrictions

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

1. Container List

1 box
General information, lists of scholarships
Box 1
List of winners, 1953, 1998 (2 folders)
Box 1
Scholarships: Alumni Association
Box 1
Scholarships: Angier B. Duke, clippings
Box 1
Scholarships: Angier B. Duke, printed matter
Box 1
Scholarships: Athletic
Box 1
Scholarships: Barry M. Goldwater, 1989
Box 1
Scholarships: Benjamin N. Duke, 1985-
Box 1
Scholarships: Braxton Craven, 1977-
Box 1
Scholarships: Cameron-Wade Scholarship Fund
Box 1
Scholarships: Churchill
Box 1
Scholarships: Duke/NC Honors
Box 1
Scholarships: Faculty Scholarship Fund
Box 1
Scholarships: Fulbright
Box 1
Scholarships: James B. Duke Fellowship
Box 1
Scholarships: James Madison Fellowship
Box 1
Scholarships: Luce
Box 1
Scholarships: MacArthur Fellowship
Box 1
Scholarships: Marshall
Box 1
Scholarships: Mellon Fellowship
Box 1
Scholarships: Miscellaneous
Box 1
Scholarships: Nanaline Duke (medical)
Box 1
Scholarships: Presidential
Box 1
Scholarships: Reginaldo Howard, 1981
Box 1
Scholarships: Rhodes
Box 1
Scholarships: Richard M. Nixon
Box 1
Scholarships: Robertson
Box 1
Scholarships: Rotary Foundation
Box 1
Scholarships: Trinity
Box 1
Scholarships: Truman
Box 1
Scholarships: University Scholars [Gates], 1999-
Box 1
Duplicates, printed matter
Box 1
Financial Aid
Box 1
Undergraduate Financial Aid Report, 1966-1967
Box 1

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Alexander Memorial Fund records, 1970-1979. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Awards Reference Collection, 1879- (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Legacy for tomorrow: Duke University scholarships in the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering. (University Archives, University Archives. )
  • Office of the University Treasurer records, 1893-1982 (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Student Project for University Development records, 1976-1979. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean records, 1934-2003. (University Archive, Duke University. )

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Scholarships Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


Complied by University Archives staff from campus mailings, clippings, and other sources for use in reference and research.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, May 2008

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, May 2008

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.