Duke 100 Centennial Spotlights

Duke University was established in 1924 when James B. Duke, through the Indenture of Trust, designated a gift that transformed Trinity College into a comprehensive research university. The entire university is celebrating Duke’s centennial throughout the entire year of 2024. As part of the centennial celebrations, Duke is spotlighting important individuals from the past 100 years. This is Part 2 of our series rounding up the Duke Health individuals featured. You can find Part 1 here.

J. Deryl HartJ. Deryl Hart   
First Chair of the Department of Surgery and University President

His professional papers: J. Deryl Hart Papers and Records, 1916-1987 
Digitized materials on MEDSpace

Keith Brodie Keith Brodie  
Former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and University President

H. Keith H. Brodie Oral History Interview, June 17, 2004 

Jean SpauldingJean Gaillard Spaulding   
Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs and first Black woman SOM graduate

Jean Spaulding Oral History Interview, October 3, 2006   
Women in Duke Health online exhibit

William Anlyan William Anlyan 
Former Medical School Dean and Vice President & Chancellor for Health Affairs

His professional papers: William G. Anlyan Papers, 1930-2015  
William G. Anlyan Oral History Interviews, 1978-2007  
Transcript, 2007


MaryAnn BlackMaryAnn Black   
Associate Vice President for Community Relations for Duke Health

MaryAnn E. Black Oral History Interview, January 22, 2004   
Transcript of talk given at "Tea with Trailblazers" event, 2010   
Women in Duke Health online exhibit

Ralph Snyderman Ralph Snyderman 
Former Chancellor for Health Affairs, President and CEO of Duke University Health System

His personal papers: Ralph Snyderman (Personal) Papers, 1899, 1968-2006 
His Chief papers: Ralph Snyderman (Chief) Papers, 1951-1990 
His Chancellor records:  Ralph Snyderman (Chancellor) Records, 1899-2015 
Ralph Snyderman Oral History Interviews, 1990-2019 
Transcript, 1995 
Transcript, 2019

Donald LoveDonald Love   
One of Duke Hospital’s first Black employees

Biographical File