This digital collection comprises selected materials from the following archival collection at Duke University Archives:
Department of African and African American Studies records 1966-1981
Collection #UA.25.06.0001 | 3 Linear Feet; 2,000 Items
The Dept. of African and African American Studies collection contains the office files of department directors Walter Burford and William Turner. Materials and topics in the collection include course materials for courses taught under the aegis of Black Studies' instructors; the large efforts channeled into recruitment of full-time faculty for the program; committee work related to Black Studies proposals and to the program's departmental status; budgets; and printed matter relating to similar programs and problems at other schools. The materials date from 1966-1981.
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