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Collection Number: 05177

Collection Title: Marcie Cohen Ferris Sound Recordings, 2003-2004

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Size 8 items
Abstract Marcie Cohen Ferris is a professor of American Studies and the associate director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies (CCJS) at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. The collection consists of sound recordings of guest speakers from a fundraising event hosted by the CCJS and from interviews conducted and classes taught by Marcie Cohen Ferris. The recordings discuss the CCJS, the history of Jews in the South, and the practice of Jewish history research.
Creator Ferris, Marcie Cohen.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of audio cassettes may require production of listening copies.
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.
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 Marcie Cohen Ferris Sound Recordings #5177, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Marcie Cohen Ferris of Chapel Hill, N.C., in October 2005 (Acc. 100236).
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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Marcie Cohen Ferris (1957- ) was born in Blytheville, Ark., to Jerome and Hudda Cohen. Ferris received her B.A. from Brown University in 1981, her M.A. from the College of William and Mary in 1985, and her Ph.D. from George Washington University in 2003. In 2004, she joined the American Studies faculty at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where she regularly teaches seminars exploring the history of the Jewish experience in the American South, American Jewish women, and the meaning of food in American culture. She also serves as the associate director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. Before moving to Chapel Hill, Ferris worked in the field of museums, public history, and oral history for over twenty years in Maine, Virginia, Massachusetts, and Mississippi.

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The collection consists of sound recordings of guest speakers from a fundraising event hosted by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies (CCJS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and from interviews conducted and classes taught by Marcie Cohen Ferris, an American Studies faculty member and associate director of the CCJS. The recordings discuss the CCJS, the history of Jews in the South, and the practice of Jewish history research.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: Nancy Kaiser, February 2006

Encoded by: Nancy Kaiser, February 2006

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