Collection Number: 05701

Collection Title: Anne McKeithen Papers on Listening to Color, 1999-2000

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Size 90 items
Abstract Anne McKeithen, author, journalist, and librarian of Charlottesville, Va., grew up in Aberdeen, N.C. The collection consists of files created by Anne McKeithen in the course of writing her book, Listening to Color: Blacks and Whites in Aberdeen, North Carolina. McKeithen conducted interviews with individuals about their experiences as residents of Aberdeen while schools were segregated and following school integration. Files contain interview transcriptions and notes, research notes and observations, and drafts.
Creator McKeithen, Anne, 1946-
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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 Anne McKeithen Papers on Listening to Color #5701, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Anne McKeithen in 2016 (Acc. 102640).
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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Anne McKeithen, of Charlottesville, Va., grew up in Aberdeen, N.C. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. McKeithen is a writer, poet, journalist, and librarian.

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The collection consists of files created by Anne McKeithen in the course of writing her book, Listening to Color: Blacks and Whites in Aberdeen, North Carolina. McKeithen conducted interviews with individuals about their experiences as residents of Aberdeen while schools were segregated and following desegregation. Files contain interview transcriptions and notes, research notes and observations, and drafts.

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90 items.

Arrangement: Files are presented as they were created and saved by the author.

The majority of the files are of an indeterminate file type and are best read using a plain text editor, such as Notepad. Please be advised that these files contain many special characters and may be difficult to read.

Digital Folder DF-5701/1

Listening to Color: disk 1 #05701, Series: "Anne McKeithen Papers on Listening to Color, 1999-2000." DF-5701/1

17 files

Digital Folder DF-5701/2

Listening to Color: disk 2 #05701, Series: "Anne McKeithen Papers on Listening to Color, 1999-2000." DF-5701/2

46 files

Digital Folder DF-5701/3

Listening to Color: disk 3 #05701, Series: "Anne McKeithen Papers on Listening to Color, 1999-2000." DF-5701/3

11 files

Digital Folder DF-5701/4

Listening to Color: disk 4 #05701, Series: "Anne McKeithen Papers on Listening to Color, 1999-2000." DF-5701/4

14 files

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jodi Berkowitz, October 2016

Encoded by: Jodi Berkowitz, October 2016

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