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The Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929

Author: Robert Franklin Durden
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chiefly a record of the life and descendants of Washington Duke. He was born 20 Dec 1820 to Taylor Duke and Dicey Jones. He married Mary Caroline Clinton in 1842. They were the parents of two children. She died in 1847. He married Artelia Toney in Dec 1852. They were the parents of three children. She died in 1858. He died 8 May 1905.
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Durden, Robert Franklin.
Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1975
(OCoLC)599913726
Online version:
Durden, Robert Franklin.
Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1975
(OCoLC)609058121
Named Person: Duke family.; Duke family.; Duke.; Duke (Famille); Duke family.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Franklin Durden
ISBN: 0822303302 9780822303305 9780822307433 082230743X
OCLC Number: 1363656
Notes: Continued by: Lasting legacy to the Carolinas : the Duke Endowment, 1924-1994.
Description: xiv, 295 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Yeoman Farmer Home From the War --
2. Beginning Anew in 1865: The Early Phase of W. Duke, Sons and Company --
3. James B. Duke, The Bonsack Cigarette Machine, and the Origins of the American Tobacco Company --
4. Building a Commercial Empire: The American Tobacco Company, 1890-1904 --
5. "Durham is on the way to heaven rejoicing": Early Philanthropy of the Dukes --
6. "Trinity College is the best institution of learning in the South": The Philanthropic Pattern Takes Shape --
7. New Myths for Old: The Dukes and the Textile Industry of North Carolina --
8. A Time of Troubles-And Splendor on Fifth Avenue --
9. Electric Power for the Piedmont Region of the Carolinas --
10. The Philanthropic Culmination: The Establishment of The Duke Endowment --
11. The Launching of Duke University and the Deaths of the Duke Brothers
Responsibility: Robert F. Durden.
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Chiefly a record of the life and descendants of Washington Duke. He was born 20 Dec 1820 to Taylor Duke and Dicey Jones. He married Mary Caroline Clinton in 1842. They were the parents of two children. She died in 1847. He married Artelia Toney in Dec 1852. They were the parents of three children. She died in 1858. He died 8 May 1905.

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