The University Archives has an rich array of photography and film that documents historical Duke events, people associated with Duke University, and Duke University's campus. The links below will take you to the online finding aids for collections containing photographs, photographic negatives, slides, and films.
The links below will take you to online finding aids and websites for digital collections, exhibitions, and resources containing photographs, negatives, slides, and digital images that document and capture student events, faculty members, buildings on campus, and the Duke family.
Duke Yearlook on Flickr: Duke Yearlook is produced by the Duke University Archives to provide alumni and friends of Duke with a virtual yearbook of campus scenes from different campus eras. Photographs can be browsed generally or via multiple topical groups (e.g. Duke Student Life, Duke Athletics, Trinity College, etc). New images are being added on a regular basis.
Construction of Duke University, 1924-1932: This Duke Digital Collection contains 605 photographs documenting the construction of Duke University's East and West Campuses.
Online Exhibitions by the Duke University Archives: The University Archives maintains a collection of online exhibitions that highlight photography, documents, and objects pertaining to various aspects of life at Duke University including sports, student activism, university architecture, and institutional history.
Digital Durham: This online collection contains a selection of digitzed primary sources that help illuminate the economic, social, cultural, and political history of a post-bellum southern community. Contains photographs, maps, correspondence, personal papers, and audio files.
Images found in these collections may be made available for scholarly or commerical use. Please contact us to discuss use permissions for these materials.
Fees will apply for commercial uses of Duke University Archives materials.