Guide to the Department of Classical Studies Records, 1925-2018
Originally the classical studies curriculum was spread over two separate departments which were Latin and Roman studies, and Greek studies. In 1962, these disciplines combined to become Classical Studies. This collection contains materials related to the Department of Classical Studies including minutes, materials created by students in classical studies classes, correspondence, financial records, a course paper, flyers, and other materials.
- Record Group
- Department of Classical Studies records
- Duke University. Department of Classical Studies
- 6.0 Linear Feet
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
This collection contains materials related to the Department of Classical Studies including minutes, correspondence, financial records, a course paper, flyers, and other materials. Materials created during classical studies courses are also included in the collection. For example, CS95, Introduction to Archoaeology, in the fall of 1992 (Professor John Younger) had students excavate an area on East Campus that had been the site of Trinity College's faculty housing. The course paper titled "Faculty Row, A Detailed History of the Homes along Trinity College's Faculty Avenue, 1992" is included in the collection. This collection also contains the records (1927-1965) of the Greek Department.
Also included are graduate instructor materials from the 2010s, including syllabi, past exams, and course information, which was formerly available in the Classical Studies library.
Access to the Collection
For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the office of origin and the University Archivist is required for use of administrative records. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the University Archivist.
Use & Permissions
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.
How to Cite
[Identification of item], Department of Classical Studies Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
General files listed below include miscellaneous correspondence, memos, clippings, and other printed material. Please note that administrative records are restricted for 25 years from date of origin; contact research services for more information.
This series includes Graduate Instructor information, including past exams, syllabi, guidelines, and course information. This material was publicly accessible from the Classical Studies department library and is not subject to an administrative restriction.
The Classical Studies department seeks to provide students with a broad background in the disciplines of the field. Originally the classical studies curriculum was spread over two separate departments which were Latin and Roman studies, and Greek studies. In 1962, these disciplines combined to become Classical Studies.
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The Department of Classical Studies Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer starting in 1968.
Processed by Archives Staff,
Encoded by Molly Bragg, May 2011
Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.
Accession UA2018.0082 added and collection notes updated by Tracy M. Jackson, December 2018.
Accession UA2019.0065 added by Tracy M. Jackson, September 2019.