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Collection Number: 20442

Collection Title: Sugar Hill Records Collection, 1980s-2000s

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Size 50 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 10,000 items)
Abstract 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.
Creator Sugar Hill Records.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
This collection is not available for immediate or same day access. Please contact Research and Instructional Service staff at wilsonlibrary@unc.edu to discuss options for consulting this collection.
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 Sugar Hill Records Collection #20442, 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 March 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, March 2018

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