Exhibits at the Library

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Terry Sanford: A Change Leader for Duke

As Duke’s president from 1970 to 1985, Sanford led the institution’s rise to national prominence, set in motion signature programs, and voiced aspirations that still inspire us today.

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The Activist Archive: SNCC Collections in the Rubenstein Library

Selections from print and manuscript collections documenting the history of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), one of the key organizations of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Manifest: Photographs by Wendel White

Wendel White’s photographs of ordinary historical objects powerfully evoke the histories of slavery, abolition, segregation, the Civil War, and the Civil Rights era.

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Highlights from the Rubenstein Library

Check out some of our newest acquisitions and initiatives. Items on display change throughout the year.

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Previous Library Exhibits

Check out some of our past library exhibits online.

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