Collection Title: Michael Benson Collection, 1990s-2010s
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||Approximately 75 items
||Posters and photographs comprise the collection of artist, freelance photographer,
and small business owner Michael Benson of Chapel Hill, N.C. Many of the graphic art
posters designed and signed by Benson promote music performances at The Station at
Southern Rail in Carrboro, N.C., which Benson owned from the 1990s until 2015. A few
photographs depict musical performers including members of the British band The Cure
and American soul singer James Brown. Other images depict scenes in Washington, D.C.,
Thailand, and Geneva, Switzerland. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
||Benson, Michael, 1966-
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- Preferred Citation
- [Identification of item], in the Michael Benson Collection #20463, Southern Folklife
Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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This summary description was created in October 2017 to provide information about
unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.
Encoded by: Laura Smith
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