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The roots of the Trinity College Historical Society (TCHS) can be traced back to 1892, when Professor Stephen B. Weeks decided to enhance the College's library by collecting a wide range of material on Southern history. The intent was "to rescue from forgetfulness the names and deeds of our first settlers." This website, presented by the Duke University Libraries, allows visitors to learn about the Society's work, history, and collections via a digital archive and a series of thematic explorations. Visitors can glance over the "Leaders of TCHS" to learn about Weeks and his colleagues, and then click on sections like "History in the Home" and "Miscellany" to learn about the items collected over the years by the TCHS. Additionally, visitors can use the "What's in Your Exhibit?" area to share what they would save for posterity.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > State History
  • Social Studies > United States History

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    Social studies -- State history,NSDL,Social studies -- United States history,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104611351T,Social studies,Social Sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout

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    English

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