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Guide to the Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Newton Duke collection, 1979

Summary

In 1979, Duke University held a series of events celebrating the life of Benjamin Newton Duke. The collection includes clippings, invitations, scrapbooks, and an audio recording.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.01.06.0003
Title
Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Newton Duke collection
Date
1979
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Extent
1.25 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The collection includes invitations, clippings, scrapbooks, and an audio recording with remarks from several speakers at the events, including Terry Sanford and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans.

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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], Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Newton Duke collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Audiotape, 1979
Box 1
Audio-reel UA01060003-RR-0001
Photographs, 1979
Box 1
Printed material, 1979
Box 1
Photo albums, 1979
Box 2
 

Historical Note

In 1979 Duke University held a series of events celebrating the life of Benjamin Newton Duke. The celebration recognized the debt owed by Trinity College and the University to Ben Duke, and featured remarks by Terry Sanford, Robert F. Durden, Angier Biddle Duke, Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, and Anthony Drexel Duke, among others.

Related Material

Benjamin Newton Duke Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Duke Family Papers, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Historical Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


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Provenance

The Celebration of the Life of Benjamin Newton Duke collection were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1980.

Processing Information

Processed by Tracy M. Jackson, October 2016