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Native Americans at Duke

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Using this LibGuide

This guide is designed to introduce researchers to resources on Native Americans at Duke University.

The information in this guide is separated into three sections. Please use the tabs above to navigate to each section. Links to relevant digitized materials are included in each section.

  • Cherokee Industrial School:
  • Early Native American Students: A collection of resources about our first Native American graduates, Joseph Maytubby (Class of 1896) and Benjamin Smith (Class of 1897).
  • Native Americans at Duke University: Resources on Native Americans at Duke from the 1900s to the present.
  • Related Websites & Other Online Resources:

After reviewing this guide, please contact a University Archives staff member if you need further assistance in locating additional resources.

Accessing Duke University Archives Materials

The Duke University Archives, part of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, is the official repository for the historical records of Duke University. Visit our website to learn more about us!

The materials described in this guide may be used in the Rubenstein Library's reading room.

Please note that university administrative records are restricted for 25 years, except with written permission from the office that created the records. Board of Trustees records are restricted for 50 years, except with written permission from the Board of Trustees. Find more information about University Archives access policies.

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