Durham County Library North Carolina Collection
Durham's First Bookmobile
The Durham County Library North Carolina Collection collects materials concerning the city and county of Durham. Duke researchers often find this collection and its curator, Lynn Richardson, invaluable.
United States History Guide to the collections of Perkins Library. This is the general guide that covers many topics incluging civil rights. Both primary and secondary sources are covered
The Franklin Research Center of the Rubenstein Library at Duke has extensive primary sources including Prof Chafe's original interview transcripts and tapes. Many valuable resources are available here.
Greene, Christina, Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham North Carolina Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. Perkins F264.D9 G74 2005
Brown, Leslie, Upbuilding Black Durham : gender, class, and Black community development in the Jim Crow South Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Perkins F264.D9 B83 2008
Chafe, William Henry, Civilities and civil rights : Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black struggle for freedom. New York : Oxford University Press, 1980. Perkins F264.G8 C47 1980
Anderson, Jean Bradley. Durham County. Durham: Duke University Press, 1990.
History of the county and city from the 1740s to the 1980s. F262.D8 A63 1991
Roberts, Claudia P. The Durham Architectural and Historic Inventory. Durham: City of Durham, 1982.
An excellent building-by-building history of Durham and of its architecture. Thoroughly indexed.
Perkins Reference, Lilly Reference and Perkins Stacks F255 .B769 1982 . Also in University Archives