Department of African and African American studies records, 1966-1981

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Title:Department of African and African American studies records, 1966-1981

This collection contains the office files of two earlier department directors of Duke University's Department of African and African American Studies, Walter Burford and William Turner; the contents date from 1966-1981. Some earlier names of the program include Black Studies Program, Afro-American Studies, and African and Afro-American Studies. Materials and topics in the collection include course materials for courses taught by Black Studies instructors; the efforts channeled into recruitment of full-time faculty for the program; committee work related to Black Studies proposals and to the program's departmental status; budgets; and printed matter relating to similar programs and problems at other schools.

Subjects:African American students--North Carolina--Durham | African Americans--Study and teaching | African Americans--Historiography | Blacks--Study and teaching | Blacks--Historiography | College students, Black--North Carolina | African American college students--North Carolina--Durham | Students, Black--North Carolina | African American students--North Carolina | Duke University--Administration | Duke University. Afro-American Society | Duke University--History | College students--Political activity--North Carolina--Durham | Race relations | Durham (N.C.)--Race relations | Student participation in administration | United States, North Carolina, Durham County, Durham, 35.9940329, -78.898619
Institution:Duke University Libraries
Contributors:David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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