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Guide to the Divinity Student Council Records, 2011-2015 and undated

Summary

The Divinity Student Council (DSC) is a student organization within the Divinity School that coordinates and assists students and other student organizations within the school by approving the creation or affiliation of groups as official DSC student gourps, assisting in the planning and communication of events and activities, representing the needs and concerns of the student body to the administration of the Divinity School, discovering and responding to the needs of the student body, and collecting dues and other monies for these purposes. The Divinity Student Council Records consist of materials related to the functions of the Divinity School Council, especially in the planning of events and activities, the election of representatives, and its work with affiliated groups.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.31.02.0006
Title
Divinity Student Council records
Date
2011-2015 and undated
Creator
Duke University. Divinity Student Council
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The Divinity Student Council Records consist of materials related to the functions of the Divinity School Council, especially in the planning of events and activities, the election of representatives, and its work with affiliated groups. Materials include meeting minutes, forms, policies, fliers, newsletters, and lists of resources for elected representatives. Materials related to the Refectory, the Black Seminarian's Union, and the DSC Executive Committee are restricted for ten years from date of creation.

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warning Access to the Collection

Files related to The Refectory, Black Seminarians Union, and DSC Executive Committee are restricted for 10 years from the date of their creation by request of the Divinity Student Council. Access permission may be granted in writing by the current DSC president. Other materials are open for research.

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warning 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.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Divinity Student Council Records, UA.31.02.0006, University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Administrative materials, 201-2013
Box 1
Folder 1
Affiliated student groups, 2011-2015
Box 1
Folder 2
DSC General Body meeting minutes, 2011-2014
Box 1
Folder 3
DSC News, 2012-2013
Box 1
Folder 4
Elections to DSC, 2013
Box 1
Folder 5
Flyers and postings, 2012-2013, undated
Box 1
Folder 6
Friendship House, 2012
Box 1
Folder 7
Leadership transition resources, 2011-2013
Box 1
Folder 8
Lenten prayer guide, 2011
Box 1
Folder 9
2012-2013 Planning retreat, 2012
Box 1
Folder 10
Student orientation, 2012-2013
Box 1
Folder 11
The Refectory, circa 2012

Access restricted until 2022.

Box 1
Folder 12
Black Seminarians Union, 2011

Access restricted until 2021.

Box 1
Folder 13
DSC Executive Committee, 2011-2013

Access restricted until 2023.

Box 1
Folder 14
 

Historical Note

The Divinity Student Council (DSC) is a student organization within the Divinity School that coordinates and assists students and other student organizations within the school by approving the creation or affiliation of groups as official DSC student gourps, assisting in the planning and communication of events and activities, representing the needs and concerns of the student body to the administration of the Divinity School, discovering and responding to the needs of the student body, and collecting dues and other monies for these purposes. The DSC is made up of elected student representatives and operates committees, including the Executive Board Committee and Finance Committee. Representatives include co-presidents, a treasurer and secretary, class representatives, and representatives to larger student organizations, including the Graduate and Professional Student Council.

Related Material

Graduate and Professional Student Council Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Student Organizations Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Divinity School Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Divinity School Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Office of Student Activities and Facilities Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


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Provenance

The Divinity Student Council Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in February, 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by: Tracy M. Jackson, March 2015.

Accessions described in this finding aid: UA2015.0012.