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Collection Number: 20218

Collection Title: Philip Nusbaum Collection, undated

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Size 2 items
Abstract The collection contains recordings made on audio cassette tape by folklorist, radio producer and broadcaster, and bluegrass musician Philip Nusbaum. The recordings of Nusbaum's projects and radio shows include gospel music artist Lessie Anderson, fiddle contests, and modules from his "Gems of Bluegrass" series. Modules focus on specific elements of bluegrass music and feature music segments and commentary. Titles on the recordings are "Symbols of Stability in Bluegrass," "Bluegrass Banjo Styles," "Melodic Bluegrass Banjo," "The Bluegrass Boy in Town," and "The Culture of Bluegrass." Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Nusbaum, Philip, 1949-
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
Language English
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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 Philip Nusbaum Collection #20218, Southern Folklife Collection, Wilson Special Collections 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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This summary description was created in November 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith

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Philip Nusbaum (1949-) is a radio producer and broadcaster. He hosts the radio program and produces the series "Gems of Bluegrass." Nusbaum holds a doctoral degree in folklore from Indiana University and plays the banjo professionally with Urban Renewal Bluegrass and Bluegrass Pals.

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