Collection Number: 20253-z

Collection Title: Susan Sink Collection on Carteret County Folklore, undated

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Archival processing of the Susan Sink Collection on Carteret County Folklore was made possible through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Abstract The Susan Sink Collection on Carteret County Folklore consists of open reel audio recordings of a lecture on Carteret County, N.C. history and folklore by Eugene Pond, mayor of Beaufort, N.C. The lecture, titled "Carteret County Folklore: Fact and Fiction", features stories and songs pertaining to American Indian, colonial, and later settlements in Carteret County, N.C., as well as tales and songs about the county's maritime history. The collection also includes a tape log that contains notes on the stories and songs performed by Eugene Pond on the recordings.
Creator Sink, Susan.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of audio materials may require production of listening copies.
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 Susan Sink Collection on Carteret County Folklore #20253, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Acquisitions information unknown (Acc. 103455).
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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Little is known about Susan Sink. She is most likely the author of Traditional crafts and craftsmanship in America: a selected bibliography (1983, American Folklife Center), as well as the interviewer for select Southern Oral History Program audio interviews made in 1978 ( #04007H, Southern Oral History Program Collection, Series H: Piedmont Industrialization).

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The Susan Sink Collection on Carteret County Folklore consists of open reel audio recordings of a lecture on Carteret County, N.C. history and folklore by Eugene Pond, mayor of Beaufort, N.C. The lecture, titled "Carteret County Folklore: Fact and Fiction", features stories and songs pertaining to American Indian, colonial, and later settlements in Carteret County, N.C., as well as tales and songs about the county's maritime history. It is unclear when and where the lecture took place. The collection also includes a tape log that contains notes on the stories and songs performed by Eugene Pond on the recordings, such as "The Little Mohee", "The Ship That Never Returned", "The Battleship of Maine", and "When the Booze Yacht Went Ashore", among other songs.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Anne Wells, October 2018

Encoded by: Anne Wells, October 2018

Archival processing of the Susan Sink Collection on Carteret County Folklore was made possible through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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