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Black History at Duke University

A guide to University Archives materials documenting the experiences and impact of African American students, employees, faculty, and organizations of Duke University. Created by Jessica Wood, Ph.D., 2011-2012 University Archives King Intern.

Related Websites & Online Resources

Duke University Departments and Offices:

Duke University Student Organizations:

Research Resources:

  • African Americans in Durham: a research guide to manuscript and archival collections in the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture. Many of the collections listed here have a Duke University connection.
  • Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project: Created by the North Carolina Collection at the Durham County Library, the Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project focuses on collecting photographs and stories about the Civil Rights Movement in Durham. Oral histories of Durham’s civil rights era have also been gathered by the project.

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