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Guide to the University File Reference Collection, 1960-ongoing

Abstract

The University File Reference Collection contains files of memoranda, clippings, brochures, booklets, proposals, reports, and other documents by or about the University's non-academic administrative offices and divisions. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
University File reference collection 1960-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet, approx. 2000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The University File Reference Collection contains files of memoranda, clippings, brochures, booklets, proposals, reports, and other documents by or about the University's administrative offices, divisions, and other non-academic and non-research units. The collection is arranged topically: central administration; accounting and business; safety and security; technology and telecommunications; miscellaneous offices. It includes materials about defunct units the responsibilities of which were absorbed by other units.

Administrative Information

A majority of collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval. Contact Rubenstein Library staff before visiting. Read More »

warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the University Archives to use this collection.

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

Administration - articles and memoranda
Box 1
Administration - listings
Box 1
Administration - organization charts
Box 1
Administration - studies and reports
Box 1
President - Duke Dimensions [magazine], January, 1981
Box 1
President - Duke University Letters, 1979-1985
Box 1
President - How to Think Straight Series, #1-#24, 1982-1985
Box 1
President - Memoranda and reports, 1962-1970
Box 1
President - President’s Associates, circa 1973-1976
Box 1
President - The President’s Letter, 1970-1979
Box 1
President - Report of Scholarly Activities, 1979
Box 1
Chancellor, 1968, 1982
Box 2
Chancellor A. K. Pye - Retrenchment - clippings, 1980-1982
Box 2
Provost - history of the office
Box 2
Provost - Institutional Research Report, 1993
Box 2
Provost - International Programs, 1996
Box 2
Provost - Memoranda, reports, etc. 1962-1995 (5 folders)
Box 2
Provost - Strategic plans, 2000-
Box 2
Deans, 1967-
Box 2
Vice-President for Business and Finance, 1964, 1980
Box 2
Vice-President for Institutional Advancement - The Third Side of the Triangle [1969]
Box 2
Vice-President for Planning and Institutional Studies, reports and memoranda, 1964-1966
Box 2
Registrar - History, 1977-
Box 2
Registrar - Schedule of Courses, 2001 Summer and Fall
Box 2
Registrar - Statistics: number of degrees awarded, 1926-1994
Box 2
Registrar - Student records: policies and systems, 1969-1995
Box 2
Treasurer, 1959-1979
Box 2
University Counsel - history
Box 2
Patent Office, 1979-
Box 2
Administrative Notes [newsletter], 1981-1983
Box 3
Accounting - Clippings
Box 3
Accounting - The Bottom Line [newsletter], 1997/98
Box 3
Accounting Systems codebook, 1997 (4 folders
Box 3
Bursar, 1972-1989
Box 3
Controller, 1975-1990
Box 3
Cost Reduction Office, 1969-
Box 3
Internal Audit, 1963-1994
Box 3
Purchasing Department, 1965-1970
Box 3
Sponsored Programs Office, 1983-1990, undated
Box 3
Safety & security - Memoranda, 1960-
Box 4
Safety & security - Department of Security. Safety Report, 1971
Box 4
Safety & security - Safety Office, 1972-1993
Box 4
Safety & security - Clippings, 1975-
Box 4
Safety & security - Public Safety Department. Police Operations Manual, 1977-1979
Box 4
Safety & security - Duke Public Safety. Community Safety Report, 1989-1998
Box 4
Safety & security - Cycling at Duke, [1990-1995]
Box 4
Safety & security - Occupational and Environmental Safety Office, 1993-
Box 4
Safety & security - Occupational and Environmental Safety Office, newsletter, 1994-
Box 4
Safety & security - Duke University Police Department. Publications, ca. 1997-
Box 4
Telecommunications – clippings, 1965-1995
Box 4
Telecommunications – flyers and brochures, undated
Box 4
Telecommunications – memoranda, 1965-1991
Box 4
Duke University Communications Proposal / General Telephone, 1965
Box 4
Duke Tel-Com / Norman H. Sefton, Director, July, 1977 [Report]
Box 4
North Carolina Utilities Commission, Docket P-112, Testimony and exhibits in re: Joint Petition of Duke Telephone Company and Duke University to Provide Telephone Service at Duke University, [1973]
Box 5
Management Information Services, undated, [1980s]
Box 5
Telecommunications - Tel-Com Update [newsletter], 1988-1993
Box 5
Computer Assist Center, 1992-1995
Box 5
Office of Information Technology, 1997-
Box 5
Office of Information Technology- Glove Box News [ newsletter] 2000-2002
Box 5
Facilities – Proposal: Roadway & Parking Area Grading / Boney & Newcomb, 1959
Box 5
Facilities, 1970-
Box 5
Facilities, clippings, 1973-
Box 5
Instrument Shop, undated
Box 5
Material Support Department, memoranda
Box 5
Material Support Department, publications, 1996, undated
Box 5
Material Support Department, clippings, 1971-1995
Box 5
Office of Institutional Equity/Affirmative Action, 1971-
Box 5
Special Events Office, 1962-
Box 5
Translation Service, 1975: The Finnish Sauna/ Dr. Antti Arstila
Box 5
Typing Bureau, 1955-1973
Box 5

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The University File Reference Collection was compiled by University Archives for use in reference and research.

Processing Information

Processed by Thomas Harkins, December 2009

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, August 2010

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.