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Collection Number: 20463

Collection Title: Michael Benson Collection, 1990s-2010s

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Size Approximately 75 items
Abstract 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.
Creator Benson, Michael, 1966-
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 Michael Benson Collection #20463, 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 October 2017 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith

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