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Collection Number: 20364

Collection Title: Geraldine Niva Johnson Collection, 1970-1985

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Size 4000 items
Abstract The collection of folklorist Geraldine Niva Johnson (1940-2016) contains photographic materials and research files related to her field work conducted chiefly in Maryland during the 1970s and early 1980s for her dissertation and book Weaving Rag Rugs: A Women’s Craft in Western Maryland. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Johnson, Geraldine Niva, 1940-2016.
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 Geraldine Niva Johnson Collection #20364, 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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This summary description was created in July 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, July 2018

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