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Find photos of Duke University:

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Duke Yearlook on Flickr

Thousands of historical photos of Duke University campus scenes, events, faculty, staff, students and more.

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The Construction of Duke University, 1924-1932

A series of photographs documenting the construction of Duke University’s East and West Campuses.

Learn about Duke Athletics:

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Football Game Program Covers

Watch Duke films or listen to recordings of events at Duke:

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Duke University Chapel Sermon Recordings

Audio and video recordings of 168 sermons preached in Duke University Chapel.

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Silent Vigil (1968) and Allen Building Takeover (1969) Audio Recordings

Find digitized copies of Duke reports:

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Duke University Archives Materials Digitized by the Internet Archive

Journals, magazines, reports and university publications digitized as part of the Duke University Libraries' partnership with the Internet Archive. See a list of selected titles below.

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Selected University Reports on DukeSpace

Read Duke University dissertations, theses, and undergraduate honors papers:

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Learn more about other options for accessing Duke dissertations, theses or master's projects, and undergraduate honors papers.

View archived Duke University websites:

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University Archives Web Archive Collection

Read Duke University publications:

Digitized copies of Duke University and Duke University Medical Center publications. The publication focus, as well as the date coverage of the digitized publications, is given below each publication title.

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Duke Alumni Register & Duke Magazine

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 Duke University Calendar

 A weekly calendar of activities at Duke University, published from Fall 1930 through Spring 1981.

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 The Chanticleer

 Duke's undergraduate student yearbook, published since 1912. Annual volumes through the previous year are digitized and available online.

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The Duke Chronicle

Duke's undergraduate student newspaper, published since 1905. Issues from 1905 through May 2000 are currently digitized and available online.

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Course Bulletins

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Freshman Pic Book

Duke's freshman class directory, which is produced annually by the Duke University Alumni Association. The annual volumes available online date back to the Class of 1970.

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 Historical Papers of the Trinity College Historical Society

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 Legacy, 1963-1993: Thirty Years of African-American Students at Duke University

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Publications of the Duke University Libraries

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Stones, Bricks, & Faces: A Walking Guide to Duke University

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The Archive

Trinity College's — and later Duke University's — literary and cultural journal, which began publication in 1887. Now known as The Archive, it is one of the oldest continuously-published literary magazines in the United States and the oldest student publication at Duke University. Issues published between 1887 and 1929 have been digitized.

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 The University Experience

An unofficial guide to Duke student life, published by the YM-YWCA. A great source for information on progressive activism on Duke's campus.

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Woman's College Handbooks

It's Not in the Catalog (1937-1939), It's Not in the Handbook (1948-1954), and Design for a Duchess (1954-1962)—published annually by the Social Standards Committee of the Woman's Student Government Association—set behavioral and dress expectations for Duke women.