Chaffin, Nora Campbell. Trinity College, 1839-1892: The Beginnings of Duke University. Durham: Duke University Press, 1950.
Crowell, John Franklin. Personal Recollections of Trinity College, North Carolina, 1887-1894. Durham: Duke University Press, 1939.
Dowd, Jerome. The Life of Braxton Craven. Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton, 1896.
Garber, Paul Neff. John Carlisle Kilgo: President of Trinity College, 1894-1910. Durham: Duke University Press, 1937.
Porter, Earl W. Trinity and Duke, 1892-1924. Durham: Duke University Press, 1964.
The Inauguration of William Preston Few as President of Trinity College, November 9, 1910. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1910.
Tilley, Nannie M. The Trinity College Historical Society, 1892-1941. Durham: Duke University Press, 1941.
Cole, R. Taylor. The Recollections of R. Taylor Cole: Educator, Emissary, Development Planner. Durham: Duke University Press, 1983.
Duke University, Durham, N.C. The First Twenty Years: A History of the Duke University Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Services, and Duke Hospital, 1930-1950. Durham: Duke University Press, 1952.
Durden, Robert F. The Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929. Durham: Duke University Press, 1975.
Durden, Robert F. The Launching of Duke University, 1924-1949. Durham: Duke University Press, 1993.
Durham, Michael. George Garland Allen: A Life to Be Honored. Privately printed, 1983.
Gifford, James F. The Evolution of a Medical Center: A History of Medicine at Duke University to 1941. Durham: Duke University Press, 1972.
King, William E. If Gargoyles Could Talk: Sketches of Duke University. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 1997
Knight, Douglas M. Street of Dreams: The Nature and Legacy of the 1960s. Durham: Duke University Press, 1989.
Phelps, Jon. "I have selected Duke University...": A Short History. Durham: Duke University, 1973, 1977.
Schumann, Marguerite E. Stones, Bricks & Faces: A Walking Guide to Duke University. Durham: Duke University Office of Publications, 1976.
Spence, Hersey E. "I Remember": Recollections and Reminiscences of Alma Mater. Durham: Seeman Printery, 1954.
Woody, Robert H. The Papers and Addresses of William Preston Few. Durham: Duke University Press, 1951.
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Many students have used the Duke University Archives' resources for course work. Among the notable papers dealing with the University's history are the following:
Brandstadter, Diane Puthoff. "Developing the Coordinate College for Women at Duke University: The Career of Alice Mary Baldwin, 1924-1947." Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Duke University, 1977.
DeHaven, Dara. "On Educating Women: The Coordinate Ideal at Trinity College and Duke University." Honors thesis, Duke University, 1973.
Eisinger, Jana. "The Divestment Campaign at Duke University: Stepchild of the Civil Rights Movement." Honors thesis, Duke University, 1988.
Kotelanski, Jorge. "Prolonged and Patient Efforts: The Desegregation of Duke University., 1948-1963." Honors thesis, Duke University, 1990.
Segal, Theodore David. "'A New Genesis': The 'Silent Vigil' at Duke University, April 5th - 12th, 1968." Honors thesis, Duke University, 1977.
Yanella, Don. "Race Relations at Duke University and the Allen Building Takeover." Honors thesis, Duke University, 1985.
For additional resources, see Students' Work about Duke University History.
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