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Raphael Lemkin at Duke: Accessing Duke University Archival Materials

This guide provides starting points for research on Raphael Lemkin's time at Duke University (April 1941 to June 1942 )

Readiing Room

The archival materials described in this guide may be used in the reading room of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Patrons must Register as a Rubenstein Library patron before they can request materials for use in the reading room. 

Requesting material for use in Rubnestein Reading Room

Since most of our collections are stored at our off-site respository, it will take 2 full business days to retrieve and deliver your materials, so remember to request materials ahead of time.

  • Locate the appropriate collection (via library's online catalog or list of archival collection guides)
  • Click on the green "Request for On-Site Use" button (upper right-hand corner)
  • Select the box you want to request by clicking the request link next to the item in question

You will receive an e-mail when the material you have requested is available for use in the Rubnestein reading room.