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Image above: Rear of the Angier-Satterfield House, 1920s (detail). Courtesy Durham County Library / North Carolina Collection. For the historical background on the building now housing the Center for Documentary Studies, see the Open Durham website.



Street Address

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
1317 W. Pettigrew Street
Durham, NC 27705

Phone: 919.660.3663
Fax: 919.681.7600


CDS Building Fall Hours

Monday:  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Please note that computer labs and darkrooms close 30 minutes before the building closes.

CDS Gallery Fall Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m
Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: closed

On occasion, the galleries are closed for installation, maintenance, and university scheduling considerations. Visitors might wish to call 919.660.3663 before they make a special trip to see an exhibition, to ensure that the galleries are open. 

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