Effective Friday, March 13 at 5pm, Duke University Medical Center Archives is closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19.
Staff are working remotely and are available for consultation via our online request form or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). While we cannot access our physical collections, we are happy to answer general questions and assist you in locating digital materials for your research if possible.
We also recommend checking out this blog post for some digital research options: https://archives.mc.duke.edu/blog/digital-research-resources
Duke University has put into place guidelines in order to standardize retention of accounting documents, designating specific retention periods, as well as official methods and locations for storage. Types of materials include, but are not limited to, account reconciliations, banking records, and payroll records.
Follow GAP 200.240, Retention Period Of Accounting Documents. Transfer records of permanent value to custody of the Medical Center Archives after 7 years.