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Duke Protest Clippings

Title: Duke Protest Newspaper Clippings
Inclusive Dates: 1968-1970
Extent of Materials: 1 flat box
Location: Shelf 57
Date of Accession: 2012
Donor: Beverly McNeill
Relationship of donor or materials to the DCL/NCR:
Processor: Cale McCammon
Subject Headings: Duke University.
Durham (N.C.)–Newspapers
Durham (N.C.)–Race relations.
Malcolm X Liberation University.
Protest movements–United States–History.
School integration–North Carolina–Durham.
Scope and Content: The Duke Protest papers represent an artifical collection of photocopied newspaper articles from The Duke Chronicle and The North Carolina Anvil primarily concerning race relations at Duke University from 1968 to 1970. The articles describe the overall tumultuous climate of student protests, riots, and boycotts. In particular, the articles report black students’ demands for a Department of African-American studies and the resulting political fallout that culminated in black students occupying the Allen Building in 1969.
Related Materials:
Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Biographical/Historical Note: First issued in 1905 as Trinity Chronicle, The Duke Chronicle is a daily student newspaper at Duke University. The North Carolina Anvil was a Durham-based “weekly newspaper of politics and the arts” that ran from 1967 to 1983.
Condition Notes:
Organization of Collection:
Container List
Box 1
1. The Duke Chronicle, 1968-1970
2. The North Carolina Anvil, 1968-1969


Updated October 7, 2013.