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Guide to the Parents@Duke Records, 2002-2015

Summary

Parents@Duke was created in 2002 by members of the faculty and staff to advocate for improved policies and work culture for people with family responsibilities. The collection includes meeting notes, reports, correspondence, research, flyers, and other materials related to the activities of Parents@Duke.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.28.01.0013
Title
Parents@Duke Records
Date
2002-2015
Creator
Parents@Duke
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The collection includes meeting notes, reports, correspondence, research, flyers, and other materials related to the activities of Parents@Duke. The materials document goal-setting discussions and advocacy efforts of the group with University administration as well as events and outreach.

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Collection is open for research.

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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], Parents@Duke, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Working Proposal for Improving Parents@Duke, undated
Box 1
Meeting Notes, 2002-2015
Box 1
Correspondence, 2002-2012
Box 1
Articles/research, 2002-2004
Box 1
Resources for Parents, 2002-2014
Box 1
Parents@Duke reports, 2002-2004
Box 1
Allies around campus, 2002-2004
Box 1
Events, 2004-2005
Box 1
Flyers and cards, undated
Box 1
Printed material, 2004
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Parents@Duke was created in 2002 by members of the faculty and staff of Duke University to advocate for improved policies and work culture for people with family responsibilities. The group advocated for expanded parental leave for all employees, affordable child care, support for elder care, an increased number and improved quality of lactation rooms on campus, and other issues, meeting with President Nannerl Keohane and other administrators. The group sponsored event such as lectures and events to discuss improving policies around family responsibilities, conducted a survey of parents, and submitted reports to President Keohane. The group worked with the Women's Initiative in 2003 and 2004 to give most faculty and staff some paid parental leave.

Related Material

Women's Network Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


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Provenance

The Parents@Duke Records were received by the Duke University Archives as a gift in 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Tracy M. Jackson, April 2017

Accessions described in this collection guide: UA2017-0014.