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Collection Number: 05497

Collection Title: Howard E. Covington Research Papers, 1999-2001

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1200 items)
Abstract Howard E. Covington is a reporter and author who has written extensively about North Carolina people and events. The collection consists of interview transcripts and audiocassettes of interviews created by Howard E. Covington in the course of his research for Favored by fortune: George W. Watts & the Hills of Durham (2004). There are also several partial drafts of the book, which discusses Watts and the Hill family, including John Sprunt Hill, who were business people, politicians, and philanthropists, chiefly in Durham, N.C.
Creator Covington, Howard E.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of audio materials may require production of listening copies.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Howard E. Covington Research Papers #5497, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred from George Watts Hill Papers (#4202) in June 2011 (Acc. 101451).
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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Howard E. Covington is a reporter and author who has written extensively about North Carolina people and events.

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The collection consists of interview transcripts and audiocassettes of interviews created by Howard E. Covington in the course of his research for Favored by fortune: George W. Watts & the Hills of Durham (2004). There are also several partial drafts of the book, which discusses Watts and the Hill family, including John Sprunt Hill, who were business people, politicians, and philanthropists, chiefly in Durham, N.C.

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Box 1

Interview transcripts and book drafts, 1999-2001 #05497, Series: "Howard E. Covington Research Papers, 1999-2001." Box 1

Audiocassette C-5497/1-35

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Interview audiocassettes, 1999-2001 #05497, Series: "Howard E. Covington Research Papers, 1999-2001." C-5497/1-35

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Processing Information

Processed by: Martin Gengenbach, July 2011

Encoded by: Martin Gengenbach, July 2011

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