Accession A2020.003, 1993-2012

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Akwari, Onyekwere Emmanuel, 1942-2019.
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Includes images, videos, audio files of interviews, and a document pertaining to Onyekwere Akwari's personal and professional activities and interests. The subseries contains image files of the 2007 Cameron Crazies, the student section supporting the Duke basketball teams, and Akwari family photographs, including the Akwari-Micheaux wedding and a those of a funeral. The subseries also contains videos of the 2007 Duke Men's Basketball Banquet, a surgery for an accessory splenectomy for recurrent ITP, the 2006 Item National Convention, a Charlie Rose interview with Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans and Anthony Drexel Duke, and an interview between Ogundipe and Onye Akwari. The subseries also contains files pertaining to the 1989 founding meeting of the Society of Black American Surgeons (SBAS) and a document created by Akwari upon the nomination of Dr. Walker for an honorary degree from Duke. These original carriers for these files are CDs, DVDs, and a 3.5 inch floppy disk, and can be found in the Photographic Materials Series, Audiovisual Materials Series, and the Society of Black American Surgeons (SBAS) Series, and Professional Activities Series. File types include JPG, VOB, CDA, PDF, PSD, DOC, PAM, and TXT. The digital files date from 1993 to 2012.


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