Portraits in the Gothic Reading Room

January 1, 1985December 31, 1985

Location: Gothic Reading Room

Sponsor: University Archives

The Gothic Reading Room of Perkins Library serves as a gallery of prominent figures in Duke University’s history. Portraits of Washington Duke, James Buchanan Duke, and Benjamin Newton Duke are surrounded by those of trustees of The Duke Endowment, Duke’s previous presidents, and other notable figures in the history of the university.