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Adolph Bregman papers, 1920s-1940s.

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Creator: Bregman, Adolph, 1890-1951.
Collection number: 4561
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Abstract: Adolph Bregman, mettalurgist with a specialization in non- ferreous metals, whose avocation was collecting and performing folk songs from all parts of the United States. Chiefly words and music to songs collected by Adolph Bregman, many Read more…

Tom Davenport collection,1973-1995

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Creator: Davenport, Tom.
Collection Number: 20025
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Abstract: Tom Davenport is an independent filmmaker and film distributor living in Delaplane, Va. He began work in film with documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock and Don Pennebacker in New York and made his first independent film in 1969. In 1970, he returned to rural Virginia Read more…

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Curriculum in Folklore archive collection 81-92, 1985 March 29-30.

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Abstract: Live recordings of a concert entitled “Black Traditions in Music, Dance, and Verse,” and a forum entitled “Black American Folklife.” The concert featured Fris Holloway, African American blues pianist and buckdancer from Read more…

Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

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Creator: Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991.
Collection number: 3826
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Abstract: Guy Benton Johnson was one of the original research assistants at the Institute for Research in Social Science and joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1927, retiring in 1969. In 1923, he married Guion Read more…

Allice Gerrard collection, 1954-2000.

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Creator: Gerrard, Alice, 1934-
Collection number: 20006
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Abstract: From the 1950s through the 1990s, collector, folklorist, and traditional music performer Alice Gerrard recorded interviews and performances of many legendary old-time and bluegrass musicians. The collection consists of audiocassette and Read more…

Goldband Recording Corporation records, 1943-1995.

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Creator: Goldband Recording Corporation.
Collection number: 20245
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Abstract: The Goldband Recording Corporation of Lake Charles, La., has played a key role in documenting and shaping musical traditions, tastes, and trends, both regionally and on an Read more…

Brett Sutton collection, 1974-1975.

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Creator: Sutton, Brett.
Collection number: 20041
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Abstract: Folklorist and librarian Brett Sutton was born in 1948 and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He enrolled in the Curriculum of Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Read more…

McIntosh family letters, 1848-1849.

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Creator: McIntosh family.
Collection number: 1212
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Abstract: Sixteen letters from Alexander Campbell McIntosh of Taylorsville, N.C., to his wife, Amanda, and son, William Preston McIntosh, while he was serving in the North Carolina Read more…

Guy and Candie Carawan collection, 1959-1985.

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Creator: Carawan, Guy and Candie.
Collection number: 20008
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Abstract:  Candie Anderson and Guy Carawan met as a result of their mutual involvement in the civil rights movement and were married in 1960. The Carawans have been involved in the work of the Highlander Research and Education Center (formerly the Highlander Folk School) in Tennessee, an institution that supports and provides educational Read more…

Allen Tullos collection, 1973-1985.

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Creator: Tullos, Allen, 1950-
Collection number: 20043
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Abstract: Allen Tullos graduated in 1976 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Masters degree in folklore; he also earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University. Read more…