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Phone: (919) 660-5922

Fax: (919) 660-5934

Postal Address:

Franklin Research Center

Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Box 90185

Durham, NC 27708

Physical Location:

The offices of the Franklin Research Center are located in the Rubenstein Library, 3rd Floor Perkins

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Postal Address:

John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture
Box 90185
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina 27708-0185 U.S.A.

Physical Location:

The offices and collections of the Franklin Research Center are located in the reading room of the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, which on the West Campus of Duke University (next to the Duke Chapel). Directions and parking information.

If you are planning a research visit, please register as a researcher and request your materials online at least 4 full business days prior to your visit. 


John B. Gartrell
Phone: (919) 660-5922