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 Bibliography of Sources for Duke Family Genealogy

General works

Armstrong, Zella "The Duke Family," Notable Southern Families, III.   Chattanooga, TN Lookout Publishing Co., 1918-1926. pp. 33-43.

Brandenberger, Evelyn Duke.  The Duke Family ([s.l.] : E. D. Brandenberger, c. 1979) *

Duke, Walter Garland.  Henry Duke, Councilor: His Descendants and Connections. (Richmond, Virginia: Dietz Press, 1949) *

Morris, Mrs. Jane Sims (Davison). The Duke-Symes Family.  (Philadelphia: Dorrance and Co., c1940) -- Duke Family of Orange County, NC.  pp. 105-119

Smyth, Samuel Gordon. A Genealogy of the Duke-Shepherd-Van Metre Family.   (Lancaster, Pa.: New Era Printing Co., 1909)

? Dictionary of N.C. Biography ?

? If Gargoyles Could Talk: Sketches of Duke University ?

* Of the general works above, those marked with an asterisk have the most information on the Duke-Washington Duke line.

The Washington Duke Line

Anderson, Jean Bradley Durham County
(Durham: Duke University Press, 1990) Call #975.6563 A547 D 961.

Durden, Robert F.  The Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929.
(Durham: Duke University Press, 1975, 1987)

Executors of James B. Duke.  Determination by the Executors of James B. Duke. Deceased, of those entitled to participate in the distribution to be made under item vi. of the Last Will and testament of said decedent and of the amounts they are, respectively, entitled to receive.  ([s.l.], Privately printed, c. 1927) 929.3

Fuller, W. W. "James Buchanan Duke," in Ashe, Samuel A.  Biographical History of North Carolina, III, 102-113. (Greensboro, NC: C. L. Van Noppen, 1905.)

Gray, Virginia, "A Goodly Heritage: The Dukes of Orange County," Duke Alumni Register, LV (September, 1969), 20-23, LV (November, 1969), 18-21.

Durden, Robert F.  History of The Duke Endowment ?

See also Duke Family Collections and related materials in the Special Collections Library at Duke University. Mail: Box 90185, Durham, NC 27708 Telephone: 919-660-5822