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Guide to the Student Organizations Reference Collection, 1913-ongoing

Collection Overview

The Student Organizations Reference Collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research. It contains subject files, flyers, clippings, along with some organizational records of undergraduate, graduate, and professional student organizations. It does not include fraternities, sororities, affiliated religious organizations, student housing groups, or groups only associated with Trinity College (-to 1924). Materials in this collection date from 1913 onward.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
Student Organizations Reference Collection. 1913-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
3.0 Linear Feet, 2000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Administrative Information

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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

Student government - general
Box 1
Student organizations-general
Box 1
Student organizations-Duke University, 1969-70
Box 1
Student organizations and enterprises, 1838-1938 (outline) / Ben M. Patrick, 1938
Box 1
Minority student organizations & multicultural groups
Box 1
Activists for Israel
Box 1
Adopt-a-Grandparent
Box 1
A.E.F. Club, undated
Box 1
Alpha Kappa Kappa (Medical Fraternity)
Box 1
Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society)
Box 1
Alpha Sigma Sigma
Box 1
Amalgamated Frosh
Box 1
Amateur Radio Association
Box 1
American Bar Association
Box 1
American Society of Mechanical Engineers--Duke Chapter
Box 1
American Student Federation
Box 1
American Student Union
Box 1
Americans for Democratic Action
Box 1
Amnesty International
Box 1
Another Drama Group
Box 1
Anti-Nuclear Groups
Box 1
Arab-American Student Association
Box 1
Archery Club
Box 1
Asian Business Club
Box 1
Associated Students of Duke University (ASDU); see also ASDU records
Box 1
Associated Students of Duke University (ASDU) – History
Box 1
Associated Students of Duke University (ASDU) – Free University
Box 1
Associated Students of Duke University (ASDU) – Student Perspective
Box 1
Association for Computing Machinery
Box 1
Association of Duke Women
Box 1
Athena Literary Society
Box 1
Autocracy Smashers
Box 1
AWARE: The Black and Latino Political Awareness Coalition
Box 1
Ballroom Dance Club
Box 2
Bench and Bar, 1979-1981 (2 folders)
Box 2
Beta Omega Sigma (Local Honorary Sophomore Fraternity)
Box 2
Black and Latino MBA Organization
Box 2
Blue Boors
Box 2
Blue Imp
Box 2
Blue Jeans
Box 2
Blue Stocking Club
Box 2
Breaking Down the Walls
Box 2
Bridge Club
Box 2
Brooks Literary Society: see Athena Literary Society
Box 2
Building Awareness through Shared Experiences (BASES)
Box 2
Campus Coordinating Council
Box 2
Campus Outreach Opportunity League (COOL)
Box 2
Cat's Head Club
Box 2
Central American Solidarity Committee
Box 2
Chaplains of Future Wars
Box 2
Chess Club
Box 2
Chinese Student Association
Box 2
Circle K / Kiwanis
Box 2
Civitan Club
Box 2
Club Sports
Box 2
Coalition for a Women’s Center at Duke
Box 2
Coffeehouses
Box 2
Coffeehouses – Celestial Omnibus, 1968-1969
Box 2
Coffeehouses – The Duke Coffeehouse, 1983-1985
Box 2
College Bowl, 1983
Box 2
Commando Club
Box 2
Committee against Racism
Box 2
Committee for Student Concerns
Box 2
Committee to Reverse the Arms Race
Box 2
Common Cause
Box 2
Community Service Council
Box 2
Concilio Latino/Hispano/Americano
Box 2
Dance Black
Box 2
Dance Group
Box 2
Dancing Devils
Box 2
Delta Group
Box 2
Delta Upsilon Kappa (Chemistry Honor Fraternity)
Box 2
Divina Commedia, 1968
Box 2
Divinity Dames
Box 3
DRAGO: Duke Recreational Adventure Gaming Organization
Box 3
DukAnime, 1998
Box 3
Duke Acquaintance Rape Education (DARE), 1996
Box 3
Duke Ambassadors
Box 3
Duke Business Club, 2000-
Box 3
Duke Chapter of the Council on International Relations and United Nations Affairs
Box 3
Duke Coalition for Peace in the Middle East
Box 3
Duke College Republicans: see Duke University College Republicans records
Box 3
Duke Conservative Union
Box 3
Duke Dance Club
Box 3
Duke Debate Club/Society, 1979-1982
Box 3
Duke Democrats, ca. 1976-1996
Box 3
Duke Draft Coalition
Box 3
Duke Drive for Muscular Dystrophy, 1976
Box 3
Duke Flying Club
Box 3
Duke Forum on Critical Issues, 1980
Box 3
Duke Free Man
Box 3
Duke Gay, Bisexual and Lesbian Association, 1976-2000; see also DGBLA records
Box 3
Duke Graduate and Professional Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Association
Box 3
Duke Japan-America Club
Box 3
Duke Musical Clubs
Box 3
Duke Out
Box 3
Duke Robotics Club
Box 3
Duke Sailing Club, 1964
Box 3
Duke Scuba Club
Box 3
Duke Student Movement
Box 3
DSM, email correspondence
Box 3
Duke Students for a Free Tibet
Box 3
Duke Students for Awareness of Energy & Environment
Box 3
Duke Students for Energy Conservation
Box 3
Duke Students for Life
Box 4
Duke Students for Safer Alternatives to Nuclear Power
Box 4
Duke University Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), 1963-1964
Box 4
Duke University Dating Service (DUDS)
Box 4
Duke University Marching Band; see also Duke University Marching Band records.
Box 4
Duke University Music Exchange (D.U.M.E.)
Box 4
Duke University Network of Entrepreneurs (DUNE)
Box 4
Duke University Photographic Society, 1978
Box 4
Duke University Rescue Squad
Box 4
Duke University Steering Board, 1948-1951
Box 4
Duke University Wargames Team, 1967
Box 4
Duke Women's Coalition
Box 4
Duke Women's Crew Club, 1975-1981
Box 4
Duke Young Republican Club, 1969
Box 4
Duke Youth Caucus (2 folders)
Box 4
Dukes and Duchesses
Box 4
Duke and Duchesses Handbook, 2008
Box 4
Educated Womanpower Committee
Box 4
Film Society
Box 4
Forestry Club
Box 5
Forum for the Advancement of Students in Science and Technology, Duke Chapter, 1977
Box 5
Freshman Advisory Council
Box 5
Frisbee Club
Box 5
Fuqua2Duke Mentor Program
Box 5
Gamer's Club
Box 5
German Club
Box 5
Global Nomads, 1993
Box 5
Golden Key National Honor Society
Box 5
Graduate and Professional Student Council, 1982-
Box 5
Graduate and Professional Women's Network
Box 5
Graduate Education Association
Box 5
Graduate Employee/Student Organization
Box 5
Graduate English Association
Box 5
Graduate Student Association, 1969-1970
Box 5
Graduate Wives Club of Duke University, 1964
Box 5
Hats Off!, 1986
Box 5
Hideaway Bar, 1981-2001
Box 5
Hindu Students Council
Box 5
History Majors Union
Box 5
Honor Council
Box 5
Hoof’n’Horn; see also Hoof’n’Horn records
Box 5
Hunger Task Force
Box 5
Ice Hockey Club
Box 5
Independent Students Association, 1995
Box 5
Intercomm (Students Aware of the Need for International Communication), 1983
Box 5
Intercommunity Council
Box 5
Inter-Galactic Food Conspiracy/Duke Food Co-op, 1976-1980
Box 5
Inter-Governmental Council
Box 5
International Association, 1980-1984
Box 5
International Council
Box 5
International Relations Club
Box 5
Investment Club
Box 5
Italian Club
Box 5
Kappa Delta Pi (Local Professional Society)
Box 5
Karamu
Box 5
Karate Club
Box 5
Latter-Day Saints Institute, 1973
Box 5
Men Acting for Change
Box 5
Men’s Pan-Hellenic Council
Box 5
Men's Student Government Association; see also MSGA records
Box 5
Men's Student Government Association. Student Perspective, 1964
Box 6
Middle South Model United Nations, 1966
Box 6
Mi Gente
Box 6
Modern Black Mass Choir
Box 6
NAACP-Duke Chapter
Box 6
National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression--Duke Chapter
Box 6
National Organization for Women (NOW)
Box 6
Native American Student Coalition
Box 6
Nereidians
Box 6
North Carolina Public Interest Research Group NC-PIRG
Box 6
Old Trinity Club
Box 6
Orchid Society
Box 6
Orienteering Club
Box 6
Out of the Blue
Box 6
Outing Club
Box 6
People's Productions
Box 6
Peter Grimes Society
Box 6
Phi Delta Phi (National Legal Fraternity)
Box 6
Philosophy Discussion Group
Box 6
Photo Club
Box 6
Pi Gamma Mu (Social Science Honor Society)
Box 6
Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering Honor Society)
Box 6
Pisces (Peer Information Service for Counseling and Education in Sexuality)
Box 6
Pitchforks
Box 6
Pre-Medical Society
Box 6
Pro-Palestinian Group
Box 6
Project Build
Box 6
Project Pride
Box 6
Project Wild (Wilderness Initiatives for Learning at Duke)
Box 6
Radical Academic Union, 1975-1977
Box 6
Rugby Team (Men's)
Box 6
Sailing Club
Box 6
Sandals
Box 6
Save the Dogs Committee
Box 6
Save the Efe Pygmy (STEP)
Box 6
Screen/Society
Box 6
Secret Societies
Box 6
Self-Knowledge Symposium
Box 6
Shoe 'N' Slipper Club
Box 6
Sigma Tau Delta (National Professional English Fraternity)
Box 6
Sigma Theta Tau (National Honor Society for Nurses)
Box 6
Sky Devils
Box 6
Society for Creative Anachronisms
Box 6
Society of Duke Fellows
Box 6
Society of Physics Students
Box 6
Southern Student Organizing Committee
Box 7
Speak of the Devil
Box 7
Student-Employee Relations Coalition
Box 7
Student Project for University Development, 1976 and undated
Box 7
Student Radio Stations: WDBS, WDUK, WDUR, WXDU; see also records
Box 7
Students Acting for Residential Change
Box 7
Students Against Nuclear Energy (SANE)
Box 7
Students Against Sweatshops / Sullivan principles
Box 7
Students for a Democratic Central America
Box 7
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)
Box 7
Students for Academic Reform
Box 7
Students for Israel
Box 7
Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Box 7
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
Box 7
Students International Meditation Society
Box 7
Students to Advance Bio-Ethics (STAB)
Box 7
Students Towards Equality and Prevention of Sexism (STEPS)
Box 7
Students with an Alternative Vision for East
Box 7
Tau Kappa Alpha (Forensic Honor Fraternity)
Box 7
Taurian Players
Box 7
Terpsichorean
Box 7
Texas Brotherhood of Duke Students, 1968
Box 7
Tocqueville Society
Box 7
Turkish Student Association
Box 7
T.V. Club
Box 7
Ultimate
Box 7
Undergraduate Judicial Board, 1981-
Box 7
Undergraduates Committed to Excellence in Education
Box 7
United Duke Students
Box 7
United Nations Model General Assembly
Box 7
United Student Front
Box 7
West Campus Escort Service
Box 7
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
Box 7
Women's Alliance
Box 7
Young Americans for Freedom
Box 7
Young Conservatives
Box 7
Young Democrats
Box 7
Young Libertarians
Box 7
Young Men's Christian Association; see also YMCA records
Box 7
Young Women's Christian Association; see also YWCA records
Box 7
Youth Outreach
Box 7
Zionist Action Coalition
Box 7

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Fraternities and Sororities collection, 1931-2001. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Living Groups Reference Collection, 1964-2001. (University Archives, Duke University.)

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The Student Organizations Reference Collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, April 2008

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, April 2008

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.