Digital Files, 2012-2023

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Contains Digital Files from the following accessions: Accession A2015.020, Accession A2019.044, Accession A2021.005, Accession A2021.024, Accession A2021.090, Accession A2021.091, Accession A2021.092, Accession A2024.011, Accession A2024.012. These materials pertain to the activities of the Davison Society, including Davison Council meeting minutes, Davison Council General Body Meeting (GBM) meeting minutes, photographs, a Duke Davison Council Executive Committee End of Term Report, presentations, Davison Council sponsored events, and a booklet of student organizations affiliated with the Davison Council. Materials date from 2012 to 2023.

Processing information:

Material in this collection was processed using AXAEM's Electronic Records Processing module, which incorporates Bagger as a way to package electronic files with technical metadata. Captured digital content was ingested into AXAEM, where ClamAV Anti-Virus software detected and cleaned any computer viruses. The cleaned files were saved on the Duke University Medical Center Archives' secure server with a regular backup schedule. Includes 534 files totaling 690.23 MB that are available for research: Accession A2015.020 (39 files totaling 84.1 MB); Accession A2019.044 (17 files totaling 1.75 MB), Accession A2021.005 (16 files totaling 4.70 MB), Accession A2021.024 (12 files totaling 431 KB), Accession A2021.090 (407 files totaling 534 MB), Accession A2021.091 (9 files totaling 270 KB), Accession A2021.092 (11 files, totaling 480 KB), Accession A2024.011 (18 files totaling 1.65 MB), Accession A2024.012 (5 files totaling 61.8 MB).

Files from the following accessions were part of the Duke University Medical Center Archives' digital files backlog: Accession A2015.020.


Accession A2015.020: Contains digital files pertaining to the activities of the Davison Society.

Accession A2019.044: Contains meeting minutes from the 2018-2019 Davison Council meetings.

Accession A2021.005: contains various email attachments sent to medical students from the Davison Council in 2020.

Accession A2021.024: contains 2020 and January 2021 Davison Council General Body Meeting (GBM) minutes.

Accession A2021.090: contains photographs from the 2021 Davison Ball.

Accession A2021.091: contains January to May 2021 Davison Council General Body Meeting (GBM) meeting minutes.

Accession A2021.092: contains June to December 2021 Davison Council General Body Meeting (GBM) minutes.

Accession A2024.011: contains January 2022 to November 2023 Davison Council General Body Meeting (GBM) minutes.

Accession A2024.012: contains the "Duke University School of Medicine Davison Council Fall 2023 Student Orgs" booklet.


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Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).
This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals or IRB approval may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Duke University assumes no responsibility.

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