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Collection Number: 20229

Collection Title: Mary Steedly Interview with Hattie Powell, circa 1997

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Size 2 items
Abstract The interview recorded on two audio cassette tapes is with a person identified only as Hattie Powell. Mary Margaret Steedly, then a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, conducted the interview in circa 1977 for a folklore class. No information about Hattie Powell was provided with the recordings. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Steedly, Mary Margaret, 1946-2018.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the Mary Steedly Interview with Hattie Powell #20229, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Mary Margaret Steedly (1946-2018) was a professor of anthropology at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Born in Ann Arbor, Mich., Steedly grew up in South Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned a master's degree in folklore. She received her PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan and began teaching at Harvard in 1990.

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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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