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Collection Number: 20134

Collection Title: James P. Egerton Collection, 1965

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Abstract The collection of James P. Egerton of Mills Springs, N.C., is an undated recording (circa 1965) on open-reel audiotape of the 75th Christian Harmony Singing at the Morning Star Methodist Church in Canton, N.C. is a shape note hymn book originally published in the mid-nineteenth century. Singers in the congregation of the Morning Star Methodist Church sing from the hymnal every year on Old Folks Day, the second Sunday in September. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Egerton, James P.
Language English
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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 James P. Egerton Collection #20134, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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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Morning Star Methodist Church in Canton, N.C., has the oldest running Christian Harmony Singing held each year on Old Folks Day, the second Sunday in September. James P. Egerton of Mills Springs, N.C., was one of the Christian Harmony singers and a farmer.

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This summary description was created in October 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, October 2018

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