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Perkins Library - Duke University

  • 411 Chapel Dr
  • Durham, NC 27708
  • Primary: (919) 660-5816
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America's seventh-largest private university library houses several thousand rare and unique materials, including maps, photographs, films, broadsides, Confederate prints, ancient clay tablets, manuscripts, and books printed prior to 1501. Houses many Genealogy resources, including local histories and published family genealogies.

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In Conversation: Eric Whitacre

Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, Assistant Professor of Music at Duke and Director of the Duke University Wind Symphony, speaks with internationally celebrated choral composer and conductor Eric …

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Film Screening - "Carta A Una Sombra | Letter To A Shadow: Oblivion"

Based on the memoir by Hector Abad Faciolince "Oblivion" (2006), the documentary focused on the life and death of doctor Héctor Abad Gómez, a pioneer in Colombia in the …

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Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics

In this free noontime event held in the Holsti Room (Rubenstein Library, Perkins Library), one piece of chamber music will be performed by the Ciompi Quartet, accompanied by a short introduction …

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