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Collection Number: 20419

Collection Title: Katherine R. Roberts Collection of Oral Histories on Material Culture in North Carolina, 2006-2007

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 40 items)
Abstract Katherine R. Roberts has held a joint appointment in the Curriculum in American Studies and the Curriculm in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 2006. Her research interests are centered on material culture. The collection consists of audiorecordings (audiocassettes and CDs) of oral history interviews, tape logs, student papers, a cookbook, and a course syllabus relating to Katherine R. Roberts's University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill folklore classes centered on creating and collecting material culture. Interviews were conducted by Roberts's students with North Carolina residents engaged in cooking, sewing and quilting, house building, wine making, and other types of craftwork.
Creator Roberts, Katherine R.
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.
Restrictions to Use
RESTRICTED: Use of audiorecordings may require production of listening copies.
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 Katherine R. Roberts Collection of Oral Histories on Material Culture in North Carolina #20419, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Katherine R. Roberts in May 2007 (Acc. 100636).
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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Katherine R. Roberts, Ph.D., has held a joint appointment in the Curriculum in American Studies and the Curriculum in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 2006. Her research interests center on material culture, with a particular emphasis on landscapes and the social use and meaning of the built environment. Before her appointment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she taught writing and literature in the English and Modern Languages departments at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette and was a Fulbright Lecturer at Hassan II University in Mohammedia, Morocco.

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The collection consists of audiorecordings (audiocassettes and CDs) of oral history interviews, tape logs, student papers, a cookbook, and a course syllabus relating to professor and researcher Katherine R. Roberts's University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill folklore classes centered on creating and collecting material culture. Interviews were conducted by Roberts's students with North Carolina residents engaged in cooking, sewing and quilting, house building, wine making, and other types of craftwork.

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Contents list

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17 items.

Audiocassette and CD field recordings of interviews conducted by students in Folklore 550.

Audiocassette FS-9607

Sarah Archer Interview I (wine-collecting). KR-1 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9607

Audiocassette FS-9608

Sarah Archer Interview II (wine-collecting). KR-2 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9608

Audiocassette FS-9609

Philip Shelton Interview I (sewing). KR-3 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9609

Audiocassette FS-9610

Philip Shelton Interview II (sewing). KR-4 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9610

Audiocassette FS-9611

Lyndsay Smith Interview I (quilting). KR-5 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9611

Audiocassette FS-9612

Lyndsay Smith Interview II (quilting). KR-6 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9612

Audiocassette FS-9613

Lauren Scott Interview I (house-building). KR-7 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9613

Audiocassette FS-9614

Lauren Scott Interview II (house-building). KR-8 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9614

Audiocassette FS-9615

Bethany Costello Interview I (wine-making, woodwork). KR-9 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9615

Audiocassette FS-9616

Bethany Costello Interview II (wine-making, woodwork). KR-10 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9616

Audiocassette FS-9617

Stacia Pomeroy Interview I (stained-glassmaking). KR-11 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9617

Audiocassette FS-9618

Stacia Pomeroy Interview II (stained-glassmaking). KR-12 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9618

Audiocassette FS-9619

Lindsay Griffin Interview I (Carrboro Mill House). KR-13 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9619

Audiocassette FS-9620

Lindsay Griffin Interview II (Carrboro Mill House). KR-14 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9620

Audiocassette FS-9621

Lindsay Griffin Interview III (Carrboro Mill House). KR-15 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." FS-9621

Music Compact Disc CD-6031

Lindsay Eanes Interview I (cake-making). KR-16 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." CD-6031

Music Compact Disc CD-6032

Lindsay Eanes Interview II (cake-making). KR-17 #20419, Series: "1. Audiorecordings, 2006-2007." CD-6032

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Processing Information

Processed by: Carrie Stubblefield, February 2008

Encoded by: Carrie Stubblefield, February 2008

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