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Perkins Library - Duke University

  • 411 Chapel Dr
  • Durham, NC 27708
  • Primary: (919) 660-5870
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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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Chamber Music Showcase

In this free, noontime event, advanced students in the chamber music program in the Duke University Department of Music present works from the 18th-21st centuries. Presented in association with Duke …

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Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics

In this free noontime event, the Ciompi Quartet will perform Dvorák's Quartet No. 11 in C Major, Op. 61. The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by the renowned Italian …

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