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Guide to the Duke Surgical Women Club Records, 1971-1978 (AR.0152)

Abstract

The Duke Surgical Women's Club was an organization whose members were the spouses of interns, residents, and fellows in the Department of Surgery at Duke. In October 1977, the club voted to change their name from Duke Surgical Wives to Duke Surgical Women. Contains the club's newsletter, "The Probe," publicity committee materials, scrapbooks, and clippings. Materials date from 1971 to 1978.

Descriptive Summary

Call Number
AR.0152
Title
Duke Surgical Women Club Records
Date
1971-1978
Creator
Duke Surgical Women Club.
Extent
1 Linear Foot (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box)
Repository
Duke University Medical Center Archives

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Collection Overview

Contains the club's newsletter, "The Probe," administative records, clippings, and two scrapbooks documenting club activities from 1974 to 1976. The publicity files primarily relate to efforts to promote the club's annual charity event. Scrapbooks were compiled by the Publicity Committee chairperson for the years 1974-1975 and 1975-1976. Materials date from 1971 to 1978.

Arrangement Note

Organized into the following series: Records, 1971-1978.

Restrictions on Access & Use

Some collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval.

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

1. Records, 1971-1978

Series Scope and Contents: Contains the club's newsletter, "The Probe," administrative records compiled by the publicity committee, clippings that primarily relate to efforts to promote the group's annual charity events, and scrapbooks compiled by the Publicity Committee chairperson for the years 1974-1975 and 1975-1976. Materials date from 1971 to 1978.

Clippings, 1975
Box 1
The Probe: The Surgical Wives Newsletter, November 1975-March 1976
Box 1
The Probe: The Surgical Wives Newsletter, September 1976-April 1977
Box 1
The Probe: The Duke Surgical Wives Newsletter, May 1977, September 1977
Box 1
The Probe: Newsletter of The Duke Surgical Women, October 1977
Box 1
The Probe: Duke Surgical Women Newsletter, November 1977
Box 1
The Probe: Newsletter of The Duke Surgical Women, December 1977-December 1978
Box 1
Publicity Committee, 1971-1976
Box 1
Scrapbook 1, 1974-1975
Box 2
Scrapbook 2, 1975-1976
Box 2

Historical Note

The Duke Surgical Women's Club was an organization whose members were the spouses of interns, residents, and fellows in the Department of Surgery at Duke. Their activities included charitable work, social gatherings, and monthly newsletters. In October 1977, the club voted to change their name from Duke Surgical Wives to Duke Surgical Women.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Duke Surgical Women Club Records, Duke University Medical Center Archives.

Acquisitions Information

Accession A2018.051 (gift by Judith Ruderman, July 2018), Accession A2019.006 (transferred by Sara Seten Berghausen, December 2018)

Processing Information

Processed by Lucy Waldrop: July 2018; updated by Lucy Waldrop: January 2019

Related Material

Department of Surgery Records