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Duke, James Buchanan 1856-1925

Works: 79 works in 105 publications in 1 language and 2,399 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Designs and plans 
Classifications: HD9135.D8, 923.373
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The Duke Endowment by Duke Endowment ( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tobacco tycoon, the story of James Buchanan Duke by John K Winkler ( Book )
2 editions published in 1942 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duke Family New York Apartments collection by Duke family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection primarily documents the expenses and daily operations of running and maintaining three large residences in New York City. Materials include invoices and receipts for repairs and renovations to the residences, correspondence and memoranda relating to routine matters of the residences including expenses, inventories of furniture, fixtures, and other household items, and appraisals of the residences and their household effects. A majority of the architectural records in this collection are related to the design and construction of J.B. Duke's mansion at 1 E. 78th Street
James B. Duke, master builder by John Wilber Jenkins ( Book )
1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Doris Duke Memorabilia Collection by Doris Duke ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Doris Duke Memorabilia Collection is contains personal artifacts belonging to Doris Duke. The artifacts widely vary, yet tend to reflect what was important to Miss Duke including travel, philanthropy, growing orchids, and music. Of particular interest are those items from Doris Duke's childhood including scrapbooks, yearbooks, and homework assignments
Duke Family Papers by Duke (Family : ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Duke Family Papers (formerly DKFM) are part of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Historical Archives which were donated to the Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The collection spans the years 1885 to 1992, although the bulk of the material dates from the 1890s to the mid-1920s. The collection is arranged into five series: Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Records, Miscellaneous Records, and the Divorce Proceedings of James B. Duke and Lillian McCredy Duke. The collection primarily documents James B. Duke's business and personal activities. The correspondence is a combination of business and personal letters, with many of the personal letters related to his philanthropy, such as requests from individuals for financial aid and other forms of assistance or favors, such as making investments and employment. Financial records include invoices and receipts for his businesses such as the British American Tobacco Company and the Raritan Power Co., and purchases for his Fifth Avenue mansion in New York City, Duke Farms in New Jersey, and other personal belongings such as furniture, clothing, and jewelry purchased by Nanaline Holt Inman Duke. The collection also documents the administration of the Estate of James B. Duke, including legal proceedings stemming from claims made against the estate after the will of James B. Duke had been executed. A quarter of the collection focuses on the divorce of J.B. Duke and his first wife Lillian McCredy Duke, including statements and affidavits of witnesses involved in the divorce proceedings.Miscellaneous records include a booklet tracing the Duke family geneaology and the Duke Name Project including incomplete names of Duke family members. The materials in this collection are arranged loosely in chronological order
Politics and prosperity by James Buchanan Duke ( Book )
1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Duke Gardens Foundation records by Duke Gardens Foundation ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection documents the lifecycle of the Duke Gardens Foundation, beginning with the inception of the Duke Gardens Foundation and the design and creation of the various indoor display gardens that comprised Duke Gardens, including the associated purchases of plants and bulbs. The materials follow the daily operations of Duke Gardens, including modifications and general upkeep of the gardens, visitor and tour information, and operations of the Foundation itself. The materials end with the general management of Duke Gardens after Doris Duke's death in 1993 and the final dissolution of the Foundation in 2001. Materials include correspondence, inventories, specifications for various architectural projects at Duke Gardens, invoices and vouchers for repairs and reconstruction to the greenhouses, surveys and reports, financial ledgers, and a multitude of both black and white and color photographs and slides of the different gardens
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Alternative Names
Duke, James B. (James Buchanan), 1856-1925
Duke, James Buchanan, 1857-1925
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