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Women at Duke University

University Archives materials and collections documenting the history of women at Duke University

Secondary Sources

Some background materials about women and labor both at Duke University and in Durham: 

Archival Materials

Some materials about women and labor at Duke University are below. For more general information about labor and employee relations at Duke, refer to this libguide. 

College Organization for General Service records, 1940 - 1949

  • This collection includes wartime era records, including women in the workforce. 

Career Center Office records, 1938-2000 

  • Contains speeches, some directed towards women either entering the workforce or supporting spouses in the workforce. 

Woman's College records, 1928-1974

  • Box 34: Job Placements
  • Box 36: Job Opportunities for Women
  • Box 37: Placement Office