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Duke University Medical Center Archives
Duke University Medical Center Archives

Medical Center Archives actively collects the official records of DUMC and DUHS departments and divisions, including a variety of materials that provide evidence of the business, interests, and activities through the years. Centralizing materials and relieving individual offices of the burden of storing and servicing records promotes reater and more efficient use of records. Archives is supported by the Health System and the School of Medicine and is administratively part of the Medical Center Library.

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Subject Files Collection, 1920-2022 6 Linear Feet (2 filing cabinet drawers) and 764 KB

These subject files were primarily created by Duke News Service from the 1930s until around the early 1980s. Duke News Service also maintained a biographical clippings file documenting activities of Duke University Medical Center individuals. This collection contains clippings, notes, brochures, speeches, notes, booklets, and ephemera pertaining to departments, divisions, groups, activities, events, and public relations materials of Duke University Medical Center. Major subjects include Duke University faculty, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Hospital. Materials date from 1920 to 2022.

Contains files of clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, speeches, booklets, and ephemera pertaining to departments, divisions, groups, activities, events, and public relations materials associated with Duke University Medical Center. Materials date from 1920 to 2022.

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Biographical Files Collection, 1930s-present 9 Linear Feet (3 drawers) and 313 KB

Biographical materials files were created primarily by Duke News Service from the 1930s until around the early 1980s. Duke News Service also maintained a clippings file documenting activities of Duke University Medical Center departments, programs, and student life. Collection contains clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae and other materials of a biographical nature pertaining to individuals associated with Duke University Medical Center. Major subjects include Duke University faculty, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Hospital. Materials range in date from the 1930s to the present.

Contains files of clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, obituaries, and other materials pertaining to biographical information of individuals associated with Duke University Medical Center and the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Materials range in date from the 1930s to the present.

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Publications Collection, 1932-present 47.25 Linear Feet (9 cartons, 36 manuscript boxes, 3 half manuscript boxes,15 flat boxes, 16 index card boxes) and 61 bound volumes and 54.45 MB

Collection contains periodicals created for the Duke University Medical Center community. Major subjects include Duke Hospital, health care, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University School of Nursing, Duke Medical Alumni Association and student life. Materials range in date from 1932 to present.

Contains newsletters and periodicals produced for the Duke University Medical Center and Health System communities. Most materials were created and published by Duke University groups. Duke Medical Alumni materials were created for graduates of the School of Medicine, as well as faculty and house staff who worked at Duke. Items are arranged into boxes by date and ordered by title. Due to irregular collection, some titles may be missing issues. Materials date from 1932 to present.

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Realia and Memorabilia Collection, 1955-2018 3.25 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 2 flat boxes), 35 loose artifacts, 9 loose plaques [5 artifacts are on loan and on display at the School of Nursing; 6 artifacts are on loan and on display in the Richmond Room D]

This collection was created to house artifacts and other Duke Health memorabilia. The materials in this collection are from numerous other collections held by the Duke University Medical Center Archives. Includes various artifacts documenting Duke Health. Materials date from 1955 to 2018, but the bulk of the items are undated.

Includes various artifacts documenting Duke Health. Types of materials include medical instruments, plaques, a trophy, patches, buttons, pins, a key chain, holiday ornaments and a Duke AHEAD ornament, medals and awards, a flagpole, tie clips and tacks, a fishing rod, vases, a doll, paperweights, and other types of artifacts documenting Duke Health. A small amount of the items in this collection are displayed in the Richmond Room and in the School of Nursing. Materials date from 1955 to 2018, but the bulk of the items are undated.

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Medical Center Archives Records, 1967-2016 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton) and 19.1 MB

The Duke University Medical Center Archives (DUMCA) plays a role in preserving and providing access to the legal, administrative, and historical records of the Medical Center and Health System administrative offices, department chairs and chiefs, and faculty. Materials in this collection include documentation of Elon Clark's work to inventory historical materials at Duke University Medical Center, correspondence from former archivist Dr. James (Jim) Gifford, documents pertaining to DUMCA's move to the Christian Avenue warehouse, papers pertaining to projects and exhibits completed after DUMCA became part of the Duke University Medical Center Library, and issues of the now defunct DUMCA newsletter. Materials range in date from 1967 to 2016.

Contains records from the Duke University Medical Center Archives (DUMCA). Materials at the beginning of this collection pre-date DUMCA's establishment, and document Elon Clark's work to inventory historical materials at Duke University Medical Center. Other materials in this collection include correspondence from former archivist Dr. James (Jim) Gifford, documents pertaining to DUMCA's move to the Christian Avenue warehouse, papers pertaining to projects and exhibits completed after DUMCA became part of the Duke University Medical Center Library, and issues of the now defunct DUMCA newsletter. Materials range in date from 1967 to 2016.