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Brett Sutton and Peter Hartman collection, 1976.

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Creator: Sutton, Brett and Peter Hartman.
Collection number: 20042
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Abstract: Brett Sutton (1948- ) was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He eared as Masters degree in 1976 from the Curriculum of Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His thesis focused on African American spiritual folk Read more…

Barbara Lau collection, 1979-2004.

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Creator: Lau, Barbara (Barbara A.)
Collection number: 20055
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Abstract: Barbara Lau (1958- ), folklorist and program coordinator, has studied African-American shape-note singing groups in the midwest, coordinated the 1983 Shape-Note Singing Read more…

Daniel W. Patterson and Beverly Bush Patterson papers, 1775-2001.

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Creator: Patterson, Daniel W. and Beverly Bush.
Collection number: 20026
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Abstract: Folklorist Daniel W. Patterson (1928- ) Kenan Professor Emeritus of English and the former chair of the Curriculum in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Read more…

Bob Carlin collection, 1824-2003.

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Creator: Carlin, Bob.
Collection number: 20050
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Abstract: Musician, music producer, author, and collector Bob Carlin was born in New York City in 1953. He has authored several books on southern music traditions, African American music, Read more…

Kip Lornell collection, 1973-1975.

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Creator: Lornell, Kip, 1953-
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Abstract: Performances and interviews with African American blues and pre- blues secular musicians from North Carolina. Music performed includes blues, old-time songs and tunes, Read more…

Red Clay Ramblers papers, 1970s-1990s.

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Creator: Red Clay Ramblers papers, 1970s-1990s [manuscript].
Collection number: 4756
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Abstract: The Red Clay Ramblers began in 1972 as a trio of musicians who had been playing in and around Chapel Hill, N.C. Personnel has included Tommy Thompson, banjo, guitar, vocals (1972-1994); Jim Watson, mandolin, guitar, Read more…

Robert W. Winston papers, 1834-1944.

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Creator: Winston, Robert W. (Robert Watson), 1860-1944.
Collection number: 2369
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Abstract: Robert W. Winston was a lawyer, North Carolina state legislator, judge, historian, and biographer. The collection is family, political, and professional correspondence. Papers up to 1881 Read more…

Mary E. Mebane papers, 1980s.

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Creator: Mebane, Mary E., 1933-
Collection number: 4359
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Abstract: Correspondence and other materials relating to the writing and publication of “Mary, Read more…

Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, Inc., records, 1965-1989.

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Creator: Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, Inc., records, 1965-1989 [manuscript].
Collection number: 20004
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Abstract: Founded in 1966 by Anne Romaine and Bernice Johnson Reagon, the Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project (SFCRP), based in Nashville, Tenn., worked to present traditional musicians from black and white cultures in Read more…

David Morton collection, 1928-2003.

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Creator: Morton, David, 1945-
Collection number: 20373
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Abstract: In 1991, In 1991, David C. Morton published DeFord Bailey: A Black Star in Early Country Music. Bailey (1899-1982) was a legendary African American harmonica player who performed on WSM’s Grand Ole Opry, a weekly radio show Read more…