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Introduction to Duke University History

Resources for learning about Duke University history.

University Archives Research Guides and Websites

please feel free to contact the Duke University Archives for research assistance.

Other Relevant Websites & Online Resources

Duke University History
Durham History
  • Digital Durham: A collection of digital resources on the history of Durham, created by historian Trudi Abel and the Duke University Libraries.
  • Duke Homestead: A state historic site, this early home of the Duke family provides information about family genealogy and the beginning of the Duke tobacco business.
  • Open Durham: The go-to resource for information about the history of Durham buildings, including those on Duke's campus.

Please let us know about other relevant online resources that we should add to this list!