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Collection Number: 20356

Collection Title: Franz Kunst Music Poster Collection, 1993-2003

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Size 21 items
Abstract Franz Kunst worked for the Southern Folklife Collection, 1999-2000. He was program director of radio station WXYC at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993-2002. The collection is a group of posters collected by Franz Kunst following the closure of Roots Records in Carrboro, N.C. Included are posters advertising performances and recording releases by performers working in various genres of American vernacular music. Also included are posters advertising festivals and traveling tours that feature multiple artists.
Creator Kunst, Franz.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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 Franz Kunst Music Poster Collection #20356, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Franz Kunst in January 2002 (Acc. 99166).
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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Franz Kunst worked for the Southern Folklife Collection in 1999-2000. He was program director of the radio station WXYC at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill from 1993 until 2002, at which time he moved to the San Francisco, Calif. area.

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The collection is a group of posters collected by Franz Kunst following the closure of Roots Records in Carrboro, N.C. Included are posters advertising performances and recording releases by performers working in various genres of American vernacular music. Also included are posters advertising festivals and traveling tours that feature multiple artists.

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Contents list

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21 items.

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Bad Livers: Blood and Mood (Sugar Hill Records) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/1

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20356/1

Skeeter Brandon and Highway 61: Hi-Test Blues (New Moon Blues, 1993) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." XOP-20356/1

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Cephas and Wiggins: Cool Down (Alligator Records) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/2

Oversize Paper OP-20356/3

Guy Clark: Keepers (Sugar Hill Records): Arts Center, Carrboro, N.C., 9 July #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/3

Oversize Paper XOP-20356/2

Robbie Fulks with Robert Earl Keen Jr., South Mouth (Bloodshot Records): Cats Cradle, Chapel Hill, N.C., 6 November #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." XOP-20356/2

Oversize Paper OP-20356/4

Long John Hunter: Border Town Legend (Alligator Records) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/4

Oversize Paper OP-20356/5

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver: Gospel Radio Gems (Sugar Hill Records) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/5

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Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver: Winding Through Life (Sugar Hill Records) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/6

Oversize Paper OP-20356/7

Nashville Bluegrass Band: American Beauty (Sugar Hill Records): Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, N.C., 10 April #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/7

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20356/3

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Dirt, Silver, and Gold #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." XOP-20356/3

Oversize Paper OP-20356/8

Dolly Parton: The Grass Is Blue (Sugar Hill Records) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/8

Oversize Paper OP-20356/9

Riders In The Sky: Always Drink Upstream From The Herd #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/9

Oversize Paper OP-20356/10

Shall We Gather at the River, songs from the musical The Devil's Dream #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/10

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20356/4

Koko Taylor and Her Blues Machine: The Earthshaker (Alligator Records): 930 Club, 1 November #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." XOP-20356/4

Oversize Paper OP-20356/11

IIIrd Time Out: Letter to Home (Rounder Records) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/11

Oversize Paper OP-20356/12

Trailer Bride: Smelling Salts: CD release party, Local 506, Chapel Hill, N.C. #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/12

Oversize Paper OP-20356/13

Robin and Linda Williams: Devil of a Dream (Sugar Hill Records) #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/13

Oversize Paper OP-20356/14

Black Mountain Music Festival, Flat Rock, N.C., 23-25 May 1997 #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/14

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Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, Asheville, N.C., 2-4 July 1998 #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/15

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World of Slide Guitar Tour: Vintage Theatre, Winston-Salem, N.C., 1 October #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." OP-20356/16

Extra Oversize Paper XOP-20356/5

Living Blues/6th Annual Mississippi Delta Blues Festival #20356, Series: " Roots Records Posters, 1993-2002." XOP-20356/5

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Processing Information

Processed by: James McGlothlin, May 2008

Encoded by: James McGlothlin, May 2008

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