Collection Title: Sugar Hill Records Collection, 1980s-2000s
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||50 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 10,000 items)
||Founded in 1978 in Durham, N.C., the bluegrass and Americana record label Sugar Hill
Records has released albums by more than 100 artists including Dolly Parton, Doc Watson,
Nickel Creek, Townes Van Zandt, Donna the Buffalo, Ricky Skaggs, Bad Livers, and Red
Clay Ramblers. Recording artist files containing press packets, album reviews, newspaper
clippings, and publicity photographs comprise the bulk of the collection. The collection
also contains commercial recordings released by Sugar Hill, demo tapes from artists,
publicity materials and printed items for the label, and office files with contracts,
licensing agreements, correspondence, and financial documents. Acquired as part of
the Southern Folklife Collection.
||Sugar Hill Records.
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- [Identification of item], in the Sugar Hill Records Collection #20442, Southern Folklife
Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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- 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.).
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identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent
of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under
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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
This summary description was created in March 2018 to provide information about unprocessed
materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.
Encoded by: Laura Smith, March 2018
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