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Guide to the Wartime at Duke Reference Collection, 1917-ongoing

Summary

The Wartime at Duke Reference Collection contains files of publications, memoranda, reports, clippings, and other materials about the effects of war on the University and the University's contributions to war efforts. This collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.01.11.0076
Title
Wartime at Duke Reference collection
Date
1917-ongoing
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, approx. 400 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

The Wartime at Duke Reference Collection contains material about the effects of war on the University and the University's contributions to war efforts. The collection include publications of the University and other organizations, reports, memoranda, notices, programs and announcements, flyers, clippings, and other material. Other organizations represented include the American Council on Education and American Women's Voluntary Services, Inc.

Using These Materials

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warning Access to the Collection

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 & Permissions

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.

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How to Cite

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

Contents of the Collection

World War I
Box 1
World War I - Student Army Training Corps
Box 1
American Women's Voluntary Services, Inc., 1941-1942
Box 1
Campus ceremonies, 1942-1945
Box 1
Diploma: Honorable discharge from the University… [circa 1942-1945]
Box 1
Duke University Civilian Public Services Unit 61, 1944
Box 1
Duke University War Advisory Council, 1942
Box 1
Duke University. Printed matter, 1941-1945
Box 1
Duke University. Summaries of wartime activities of academic units and faculty, 1949
Box 1
Navy V-12 Program, 1943-
Box 1
Navy-Marine V-12 Program. 50th Anniversary, 1993
Box 1
Navy V-12 Program / James G. Schneider, 1987 (extracts)
Box 1
Printed matter, other organizations
Box 1
War Service Opportunities for College and University Students / American Council on Education, 1942
Box 1
World War II at Duke, miscellany
Box 1
Writings and reminiscences
Box 1
 


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Provenance

The Wartime at Duke Reference Collection was compiled by the University Archives for use in reference and research.

Processing Information

Processed by Thomas Harkins, August 2009

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, August 2010