auction http://wunc.org en Hundreds Of Items From Duke-Semans Estate Up For Auction http://wunc.org/post/hundreds-items-duke-semans-estate-auction <p>This weekend, bidders will have the opportunity to take home a piece of North Carolina history when<a href="http://www.brunkauctions.com/search-catalogues/current-catalog/"> hundreds of items</a> from Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans' estate go up for auction.</p><p>Semans was a longtime Durham philanthropist and the great-granddaughter of Washington Duke, who helped to create Duke University and founded the American Tobacco Company. She passed away in early 2012, and left a lifetime's collection of art, jewelry, furniture and household items behind.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Avery Kleinman 21098 at http://wunc.org Hundreds Of Items From Duke-Semans Estate Up For Auction