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Collection Number: 20465

Collection Title: Clark Blomquist Collection, 1991-2009

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 50 items)
Abstract Clark Blomquist (also spelled Clarque or Clarq) of Carrboro, N.C., is a poster artist and musician in the bands the Kingsbury Manx and Waumiss. The collection consists of promotional concert posters and flyers designed by Clark Blomquist and commercial audio recordings of Clark Blomquist's musical projects. The posters and flyers chiefly advertise performances by the Kingsbury Manx, Waumiss, and other Chapel Hill, N.C., area bands, including Inspector 22, Schooner, Shallow Be Thy Name, Triple Ts, and others. Venues are primarily in the Chapel Hill area, but also include a few locations in and around Tampa, Fla., with one poster promoting a Kingsbury Manx show in New York City, N.Y. A few events were sponsored by Chapel Hill record label Odessa Records. The audio recordings are by the Kingsbury Manx, Waumiss, and Crankshaft.
Creator Blomquist, Clark.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
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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 Clark Blomquist Collection #20465, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Clark Blomquist in September 2011 and August 2012 (Acc. 101493 and 101643).
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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Clark (also spelled Clarque or Clarq) Blomquist of Carrboro, N.C., is a poster artist and musician in the band the Kingsbury Manx. The Kingsbury Manx also includes Paul Finn, Ryan Richardson, and Bill Taylor; Kenneth Stephenson and Scott Myers are past members. Clark Blomquist also collaborates with his wife, Caroline Blomquist, in the band Waumiss.

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The collection consists of promotional concert posters and flyers designed by Clark Blomquist and commercial audio recordings of Clark Blomquist's musical projects. The posters and flyers chiefly advertise performances by the Kingsbury Manx, Waumiss, and other Chapel Hill, N.C., area bands, including Inspector 22, Schooner, Shallow Be Thy Name, Triple Ts, and others. Venues are primarily in the Chapel Hill area, but also include a few locations in and around Tampa, Fla., with one poster promoting a Kingsbury Manx show in New York City, N.Y. A few events were sponsored by Chapel Hill record label Odessa Records. The audio recordings are by the Kingsbury Manx, Waumiss, and Crankshaft.

The posters and flyers depict cats, children, and other subjects. They were produced using silk-screen, ink drawing, collage, and photography. Most flyers and smaller posters are photocopied reproductions, sometimes embellished with crayon, marker, or paint.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Posters and Flyers, circa 1991-2009.

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5 items.

Audiodisc D-20465/1

Crankshaft, Shankcraft 7", August 1991 #20465, Series: "2. Audio Recordings, 1991-2009." D-20465/1

45 rpm record, released by No Idea, Gainesville, Fla.

Music Compact Disc CD-20465/1

The Kingsbury Manx, Aztec Discipline, 2003 #20465, Series: "2. Audio Recordings, 1991-2009." CD-20465/1

Released by Overcoat Recordings, Chicago, Ill.

Music Compact Disc CD-20465/2

The Kingsbury Manx, The Fast Rise and Fall of the South, 2005 #20465, Series: "2. Audio Recordings, 1991-2009." CD-20465/2

Released by Yep Rock Records, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Audiodisc D-20465/2

Waumiss, untitled, 2008 #20465, Series: "2. Audio Recordings, 1991-2009." D-20465/2

LP record, released by Little Ramona Records, Carrboro, N.C.

Audiodisc D-20465/3

The Kingsbury Manx, Ascenseur Ouvert! 2009 #20465, Series: "2. Audio Recordings, 1991-2009." D-20465/3

LP record, released by Odessa Records, Carrboro, N.C.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Sara Mannheimer, September 2012

Encoded by: Sara Mannheimer, September 2012

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