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Guide to the Center for Southern Studies in the Social Sciences and the Humanities records, 1961-1969

Abstract

The Center for Southern Studies in the Social Sciences and the Humanities was an interdisciplinary center established in 1965 in order to help "organize and systematize existing scholarly interest" in Southern Studies at Duke and elsewhere. Past chairs include Edgar T. Thompson and Thomas H. Naylor. The Center folded in the late 1970s.

Collection contains materials pertaining to operation and activities of the Center for Southern Studies in the Social Studies and the Humanities including correspondence, minutes, manuscripts, printed matter, clippings, and other materials. Materials range in date from 1961-1969, with the bulk dates of 1965-1967.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. Center for Southern Studies in the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Title
Center for Southern Studies in the Social Sciences and the Humanities records, 1961-1969
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.0 Linear Feet, 1,000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains materials pertaining to operation and activities of the Center for Southern Studies in the Social Studies and the Humanities including correspondence, minutes, manuscripts, printed matter, clippings, and other materials, with the bulk dates of 1965-1967. In 1966, the Center sponsored an inaugural symposium, “The Changing South: An Agenda for Research.” Approximately half of the material present consists of correspondence and copies of the papers that were presented at the symposium. Materials range in date from 1961-1969, with the bulk dates of 1965-1967.

Administrative Information

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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

Board of Advisors, 1965-1966
Box 1
Brochures and Clippings
Box 1
Committee members and minutes, 1964-1967
Box 1
Correspondence, various, 1964-1967
Box 1
Faculty with interests in Southern Studies
Box 1
Fellowship/Grant materials (2 folders), 1964-1967
Box 1
Mailing Lists, 1965-1966
Box 2
Symposium Speakers/Papers Presented, A-C
Box 2
Symposium Speakers/Papers Presented, H-L
Box 2
Symposium Speakers/Papers Presented, M-P
Box 2
Symposium Speakers/Papers Presented, R-Th
Box 2
Symposium Speakers/Papers Presented, Ti-V
Box 2

Historical Note

The Center for Southern Studies in the Social Sciences and the Humanities was an interdisciplinary center established in 1965 in order to help "organize and systematize existing scholarly interest" in Southern Studies at Duke and elsewhere. Past chairs include Edgar T. Thompson and Thomas H. Naylor. The Center folded in the late 1970s.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Edgar Tristram Thompson Papers, 1915-1985. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Robert S. Rankin Papers, 1898-1977 (bulk 1927-1976). (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Terry Sanford Records and Papers, 1945-1998. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Douglas M. Knight Records, 1949-1970. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Richard L. Watson Papers, 1941-1989. (University Archives, Duke University.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Center for Southern Studies in the Social Sciences and the Humanities records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Center for Southern Studies in the Social Sciences and the Humanities records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1974, 1990.

Processing Information

Processed by Sherrie Bowser, October 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, January 2007

Accession A74-96 and an addition made in 1990 are 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.