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Collection Number: 04458

Collection Title: Herman Glenn Baity Papers, 1900s-1970s

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Size 19.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 6800 items)
Abstract Herman Glenn Baity, internationally known sanitary engineer and professor of sanitary engineering at the University of North Carolina, 1926-1955. Correspondence, writings, subject files, travel diaries, photographs, film strips, and other materials documenting Herman Glenn Baity's career as an academician and international consultant, particularly in South America; his role in developing water and sewer plants throughout North Carolina; and his tenure as director of sanitary engineering for the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. Also included are materials relating to Baity's father, George Wesley Baity; to his wife, ethnologist Elizabeth Chesley Baity (1907- ); and to other Baity and Chesley family members.
Creator Baity, Herman Glenn, 1895-1975.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Herman Glenn Baity papers #4458, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in July 1986 and June 1991.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Herman Glenn Baity, internationally known sanitary engineer and professor of sanitary engineering at the University of North Carolina, 1926-1955.

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Correspondence, writings, subject files, travel diaries, photographs, film strips, and other materials documenting Herman Glenn Baity's career as an academician and international consultant, particularly in South America; his role in developing water and sewer plants throughout North Carolina; and his tenure as director of sanitary engineering for the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. Also included are materials relating to Baity's father, George Wesley Baity; to his wife, ethnologist Elizabeth Chesley Baity (1907- ); and to other Baity and Chesley family members.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Additions of June 1991 (Acc. 91072 and 91075).

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Processing Information

Processed by: Connie Cartledge, August 1986; Roslyn Holdzkom, January 1992

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Unprocessed, but may be used with staff assistance. Letters in box 8 are still in envelopes.

For biographical information, see entry in the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography.

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