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Duke University Libraries, University Archives
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The Duke University Archives preserves the historical record of the university. This collection provides access to several key campus publications including the Chanticleer (student yearbook), the Trinity College Historical Papers (series of early faculty publications), as well as other core resources, such as campus course catalogs.
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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396
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366,865
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The focus of this collection is on the Judeo-Christian tradition, with some emphasis on Methodism in the United States. It also embraces the diversity of world religions including, but not limited to Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism.
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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1.1M
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Duke holds one of the world’s largest collections of Confederate imprints, or items printed in the Confederate States of America between secession from the Union and the surrender of the Confederate military forces (December 1860-April 1865). Confederate imprints are notable for their fragility and ephemerality, due to the scarcity of high-quality paper and a lack of large publishing and printing houses in the South, as well as for the view their contents give of military and civilian life in...
Topics: Confederate, Civil War, American history
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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594
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703,550
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The Glenn R. Negley Collection of Utopian Literature in Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library contains over 900 works, dating from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. The collection includes utopias and dystopias, works which, according to Dr. Negley, "use the device of a fictional society or state to present views of an ideal (utopian) or less than ideal (dystopian) value structure," especially focused on the political functioning of the...
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Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
Duke University Press
Duke University Press
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4,513
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135,915
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Duke University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals across the humanities, social sciences, and more. Duke University Press has decided to make available via open access a substantial set of its older books that are no longer selling actively. The DUP collection is composed of some of those books; others may be available only via the HathiTrust.
Duke University Libraries, Jantz Collection
Duke University Libraries, Jantz Collection
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2,141
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628,762
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The Jantz Collection at Duke Libraries
Duke University Libraries, Emblem Books
Duke University Libraries, Emblem Books
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333
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356,115
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Emblem books are a genre of illustrated books that was popular from the 16th to the 18th centuries in Europe. Emblem books contain illustrations that often visually represent or illustrate a moral fable or an allegory. The illustration is often paired with a phrase of text, like a motto or an epigram,that further explains the image. Many emblem books serve a didactic purpose and explain virtues, vices, religious principals etc. through words and image. Many significant artists, authors, and...
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Works from and about the British Romantic era of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, from the holdings of the Duke University David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The collection is espec ially rich in the works of Lord Byron and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, including some unique copies, but also includes significant editions of works by Leigh Hunt, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, Robert Southey, William Wordsworth, and others. Many items in the...
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
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465
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176,304
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The History of Medicine Collections in Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library contains over 20,000 rare books and 4,000 manuscript items, along with numerous prints, photos, and other types of ephemera. The collection strengths are in the following areas: anesthesiology, human sexuality, materia medica, pediatrics, psychiatry, vivisection, and yellow fever.
Duke University Russian Imprints
Duke University Russian Imprints
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648
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38,699
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A collection of Russian Imprints from Duke University.
Duke University Libraries, City Directories
Duke University Libraries, City Directories
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This group represents a small selection of directories from Duke's larger collection. Perkins Library has directories from various cities in the United States and Europe from the 1700s through the 1900s. City directories provide information on businesses, organizations and institutions located within. They also contain an alphabetical listing of citizens, listing the name of the head of household, address and occupational information. Directories may also include a short history of the city,...
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This collection of works of literature by British women of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries from the Duke University David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library provides insight not only into the development of the novel, but also of new literary genres in general and the societal forces that gave rise to female authors in the Victorian era. Gothic romances, epistolary novels, and societal "problem" novels are also represented in the collection and attest to the role...
Topic: keyword
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901
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x, 490 p. : 20 cm
Topics: Atlantis (Legendary place), Deluge
Duke University Libraries
by Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956
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182 p. 19 cm
Topic: Christianity
Duke University Libraries
by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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326 p. 21 cm
Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
by 01 Akhtari, Mustafá ibn Ahmad, d. 1560 or 61; 01 d. 1560 or 61
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Topic: Arabic language
Duke University Libraries
by Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965
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Poem
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Official publications by the British colonial government in Madras [now, Chennai] from 1670 - 1835, including district records; diaries; domestic and overseas political correspondence; dispatches; letters to and from Fort St. George; copies of wills, probates and letters of administration; pleadings in the Mayor’s Court; consultations; and minutes of proceedings.
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Emerson, Willis George, 1856-1918; Williams, John A
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186 p. : 19 cm
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Topics: Voyages, Imaginary, Science fiction, American, Utopias
Duke University Libraries
by Rizal, José, 1861-1896; Mariano, Patricio
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Translation of El Filibusterismo
Özege, M.S. Eski harflerle
Topics: Turkey, Civil law, Islamic law
Duke University Libraries
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"Including Zululand, East Griqualand and Pondoland."
Topics: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) -- Directories, Zululand (South Africa) -- Directories, Pondoland...
Duke University Libraries
by Topsell, Edward, 1572-1625?; Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565; Moffett, Thomas, 1553-1604; Rowland, John, M.D
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Paged continuously
Topic: Zoology
Duke University Libraries
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Tenniel, John, 1820-1914
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First edition; cf. Williams, cited below
Duke University Libraries, Jantz Collection
by Sepharial, 1864-1929; Duke University. Library. Jantz Collection
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Astrology.--Palmistry.--Thaumaturgic art.--Hypnotism and mesmerism.--The occult arts.--Alchemy
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Topic: Occultism
Duke University Libraries
by Apollinaire, Guillaume, 1880-1918
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-Ondes. -Étendards. -Casé d'armons. -Luerus des tirs. -Obus couleur de lune. -La tête étoilée
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
Duke University Libraries, Advertising
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28
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The Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History in Duke’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library holds an extensive collection of correspondence, publications, advertisements, photographs, slides, films, books and serials that document the history of advertising, sales, and marketing over the past two centuries. In addition to the J. Walter Thompson Company Archives, the most comprehensive historical record of any advertising agency, the Center contains the...
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Phelon, W. P. (William P.); Hermetic Book Concern. pbl; Black Cat Press. prt
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Verso of t.p.: Black Cat Press
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Topic: Atlantis (Legendary place)
Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
by 01 Abdurrahman Seref, 1853-1925; 01 1853-1925
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Includes indexes
Topics: New Orleans (La.) -- Directories, New Orleans (La.) -- Commerce, New Orleans Suburban Area (La.) --...
Duke University Libraries
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848
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Originally issued in two parts, with publisher's advertisements on back cover of each
Duke University Libraries
by Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
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First American edition
Topics: Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character), Whaling ships, Ship captains, Whaling, Whales
Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
by 01 Emrullah Efendi, 1858-1914; 01 1858-1914
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Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Turkish
"The exquisite presswork and binding [are] by Cranston & Curts, Cincinnati."
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
by 01 Qastallani, Ahmad ibn Muhammad, 1447 or 8-1517 or 18; 01 1447 or 8-1517 or 18; 05 Tirmidhi, Muhammad ibn Isá, d. 892. Shamail. Turkish; 05 d. 892. . Turkish; 06 Nawawi, 1233-1277. Arbaun al-Nawawiyah. Turkish; 06 1233-1277. . Turkish
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Topics: Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Religious life, Hadith
Duke University Press
by Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore; White, Newman Ivey, 1892-1948; Brown, Frank Clyde; North Carolina Folklore Society
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Each vol. has also special t.p
Topics: Folklore, Folk songs, English
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Duke University Libraries
by Raleigh, A. S. (Albert Sidney)
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Third book in the author's series of lessons on the Hermetic art, the 1st of which is Philosophia Hermetica, and the 2d, scientific Hermetica
Topic: Hermetic Brotherhood of Atlantis
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Includes bibliographical references (p.174-175) and indexes.
Topics: Synoptic problem, Q hypothesis
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by Eckman, G. P. (George Peck), 1860-1920
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142 p. 19 cm
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Benson, Robert Hugh, 1871-1914
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xxv, 352 p. 20 cm
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, British Romantic Literature
by Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822; Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859
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xxx, 47 p. 17 cm
Topic: Peterloo Massacre, Manchester, England, 1819
North Carolina Meetings, Proceedings, and Conference Reports
by Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Western North Carolina Conference
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Imprint varies
Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Western North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists,...
Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
by Bassy, K
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Novel
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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vii, 216 p. 16 cm
Duke University Libraries, Emblem Books
by Cartari, Vincenzo, 1531?- author
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[40], 512, [8] pages : 20 cm
Topics: Mythology, Classical -- Early works to 1800, Gods, Greek -- Early works to 1800, Gods, Roman --...
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference
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The North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Church (U.S.) was formed by the union of: the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and parts of: the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church and the Blue Ridge-Atlantic Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Topics: Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Duke University Libraries
by Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961
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3-267 p. 20 cm
Duke University Libraries
by Confederated Southern Memorial Association (U.S.); Sons of Confederate Veterans (Organization); United Confederate Veterans; United Daughters of the Confederacy
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Description based on: v. 2, no. 1 (Jan. 1894); title from cover
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Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
by United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference
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Vols. for 1968- also numbered 143rd- sess., in continuation of the numbering of the earlier title
Topics: United Methodist Church (U.S.). North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, Methodists
Duke University Libraries
by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924
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xvi, 339, vi, p. ; 22 cm
Duke University Libraries, University Archives
by Duke University. General Alumni Association
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Freshman class directory
Topic: Duke University
Duke University Libraries, University Archives
by Duke University
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Description based on: v. 47 (1959)
Topics: Duke University, College yearbooks
Added t.p., engraved: Tho. Cecill, sculp. London, 1669
Topic: Natural history
*ccs 20060419
Topics: Duke University, Duke University. Library. Reference Dept
Duke University Libraries
by Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902
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Previously published 1901
Topic: Consciousness
Duke University Libraries
by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910; Garnett, Constance, 1861-1946
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Translation of Voĭna i mir
Topic: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Duke University Libraries, British Romantic Literature
by Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
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"Five hundred and forty copies printed at the Riverside Press Cambridge."
Duke University Libraries
by Confederated Southern Memorial Association (U.S.); Sons of Confederate Veterans (Organization); United Confederate Veterans; United Daughters of the Confederacy
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Description based on: v. 2, no. 1 (Jan. 1894); title from cover
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Anonymous; attributed to Henry T. Williams
Topics: Clairvoyance, Occultism, Magic
Duke University Press
by Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore; White, Newman Ivey, 1892-1948; Brown, Frank Clyde; North Carolina Folklore Society
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Each vol. has also special t.p
Topics: Folklore, Folk songs, English
Duke University Press
by Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore; White, Newman Ivey, 1892-1948; Brown, Frank Clyde; North Carolina Folklore Society
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Each vol. has also special t.p
Topics: Folklore, Folk songs, English
Duke University Libraries
by Evans, Nelson W. (Nelson Wiley), 1842-1913
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Bibliography: p. 352-354
Topics: Scioto County (Ohio) -- History, Scioto County (Ohio) -- Biography
Duke University Libraries, Emblem Books
by Ripa, Cesare, 1560-1645, author
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[68], 685 pages : 23 cm (8vo)
Topics: Emblem books, Italian, Emblems -- Early works to 1800, Emblems
Duke University Libraries
by Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949
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former call number: E #8495
Topic: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction
Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
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6 v. ; 25 cm
Topics: History, Geography
Duke University Libraries
by Finsterbusch, C. A
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471 p. 20 cm
Topic: Cockfighting
Duke University Libraries, University Archives
by Duke University. General Alumni Association
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Freshman class directory
Topic: Duke University
Topic: French language
Duke University Libraries, University Archives
by Duke University
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Description based on: v. 47 (1959)
Topics: Duke University, College yearbooks
Duke University Libraries, University Archives
by Duke University. General Alumni Association
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Vol 41, no. 7, Sept. 1955 has portrait on cover of Wilburt C. Davison and includes historical sketches of the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and the health services at Duke
Topics: Davison, Wilburt C. Wilburt Cornell,Periodical Issue (Wilburt Cornell), 1892-1972, Duke University
Duke University Libraries, University Archives
by Duke University. Office of Alumni Affairs
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v. : 28 cm
Topic: Duke University
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bilz, F. E. (Friedrich Eduard), 1842-1922; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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Edition statement from front cover
Topics: Social problems, Twenty-first century, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
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3 p. l., 292 p. 21 cm
Topic: Utopias