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Duke Magazine Retro: "The Chapel's Secret Room"

Duke History Museum Room

Each spring, seniors are given the opportunity to climb to the top of the chapel tower and take in the stunning views. Within the tower are the carillon bells that ring each day at 5 p.m., as well as during university ceremonies. The chapel is perhaps Duke’s best-known building. But what is not well known is that a rarely visited room lies beneath the carillon level, about halfway up the tower.

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Now Available: Women at Duke Illustrated

Cover, Women at Duke Illustrated

We are happy to announce the publication of Women at Duke Illustrated, written and compiled by Bridget Booher ’82, A.M. ’92, associate editor of Duke Magazine.

Copies of Women at Duke Illustrated—as well as its companion volume, Duke Illustrated—are available for sale by the Gothic Bookshop for $27.50 each.

The book was published with support from all ten of Duke’s schools, as well as the Duke University Libraries and Duke Athletics.

New or Newly Available University Archives Collections

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Rubenstein Library Renovation

Until June 30, 2015, our reading room will be open in its temporary location on the 3rd floor of Perkins Library.

If you are planning a research visit, you can register as a researcher and request your materials online! Please request all materials at least two full business days in advance.

The Rubenstein Library, including the University Archives, will be closed July 1-August 23, 2015 so that we can relocate to our newly-renovated space. We will re-open on Monday, August 24.

Keep up with the latest renovation news by visiting our renovation news website.