This digital collection comprises selected materials from the following archival collection at Duke University Archives:
Black History at Duke Reference collection 1948 - 2001 and undated
Collection #UA.01.11.0002 | 2.7 Linear Feet; 750 Items
The Black History at Duke Reference Collection chronicles the integration of Duke University. This history includes the Silent Vigil; the Allen Building Takeover; the creation of a Black Student Alliance; the development of a Black Studies Program; interactions between the university and the Durham community; as well as individual efforts from students, faculty, and administrators. The collection contains publications, fliers, reports, memos, handbooks, manuals, lists, clippings, and a bibliography. Major subjects include black students, civil rights demonstrations, and the effects of desegregation on administrative policies. English.