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Guide to the Spectrum records, 1993-2004.

Abstract

Spectrum is an organization at Duke University that serves as a vehicle for inter-community dialogue and collaboration among the various cultural groups including: The Asian Student Association, Black Student Alliance, Duke India Association, Hillel, Mi Gente, Diya, Native American Studies Coalition, Spectrum Dormitory, and the Students of the Caribbean Association.

The collection includes reports, proposals, articles, agendas, brochures, notes, and various materials on the construction and expansion of a multicultural center as well as other social and cultural spaces on campus.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. Spectrum.
Title
Spectrum records, 1993-2004
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.7 Linear Feet, 750 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection includes reports, proposals, articles, agendas, brochures, notes, and various materials on the construction and expansion of a multicultural center as well as other social and cultural spaces on campus. Items in the collection range in date from 1993-2004.

Administrative Information

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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

About the organization (mission statement, constitution, etc…), 1993-2002
Box 1
Articles, 1993, 2001, undated
Box 1
Correspondence, 1994-2002
Box 1
Event Information, 1994-2001
Box 1
Meeting binder, 2000-2001
Box 1
Minutes, agendas, memoranda, 1994, 2000-2001
Box 1
Miscellaneous documents, 2001-2002, undated
Box 1
Miscellaneous notes, undated
Box 1
Proposals and Recommendations (various), 2001-2004, undated
Box 1
Recommendations and Information concerning Cultural Space, 2000-2001
Box 1
Recommendations and Information concerning Social Space, 1996-2001
Box 1
Residence life at Duke, 1994-2001
Box 1

Historical Note

Spectrum is an organization at Duke University that serves as a vehicle for inter-community dialogue and collaboration among the various cultural groups including: The Asian Student Association, Black Student Alliance, Duke India Association, Hillel, Mi Gente, Diya, Native American Studies Coalition, Spectrum Dormitory, and the Students of the Caribbean Association. Spectrum was founded in 1988 by students of color under the guidance of Dr. Edward Hill, director of the Mary Lou Williams Center, as a support network for minority cultural groups on campus. Over the past years Spectrum has submitted numerous proposals to improve social and cultural spaces on campus for the benefit of all students, has spearheaded leadership events, and has supported the notion of 'unity through diversity.'

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Inventory of the Asian Students Association records, 1995-2005. (University Archives, Duke University. )
  • Inventory of the Black Student Alliance records, 1969-2006. (University Archives, Duke University. )
  • Inventory of the Diya Records, 1992-2006. (University Archives, Duke University. )
  • Inventory of the Living Groups Reference Collection, 1964-ongoing. (University Archives, Duke University. )

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The Spectrum records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in April 22, 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Sally Sullivan, June 2008

Encoded by Sally Sullivan , June 2008

Accession UA2005-0024 is 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.