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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…

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…