Perkins Library Reference Desk, 1970s
The Duke University Archives collects materials on all aspects of Duke University history, and in all formats, from the 1839 constitution of the Union Institute Academy to the Office of the President's current website.
The Duke University Archives staff is here to help you navigate through these collections. Below, you'll find links to tools and guides that will get you started in your study of Duke University history.
Duke University Libraries Catalog
- TIP: Limit your search to Duke University Archives materials by selecting the "Only University Archives" radio button below the search box.
- NOTE: Some University Archives materials have access restrictions. Please read our "Access to University Records" webpage for more information.
- These guides pull together key resources on frequently-researched topics. They may provide helpful starting points for your research.
Digital Collections and Digitized Materials
- Historical images and documents digitized by the Duke University Libraries' Digital Collections Department and the Duke University Archives staff.
Duke University Archives Materials at the Internet Archives
- Course bulletins, student yearbooks, the Duke University calendar, and other campus publications digitized in full through the Duke University Libraries' partnership with the Internet Archive.
- Duke University's institutional repository, which contains the products of research completed by Duke University faculty, staff, and students. Here, you'll find:
Duke University Websites via Archive-It
- Versions of Duke University administrative, school, department, and organizational websites and blogs archived by the Duke University Archives.
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