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Collection Number: 20492

Collection Title: Theodore Earl Davis, Jr., Collection on Jazz Music, 1950-2010

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Size 29 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 4500 items)
Abstract Published sound recordings and books relating to jazz music collected by Raleigh, N.C., collector Theodore Earl Davis, Jr. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Davis, Theodore Earl, Jr., 1936-2013.
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 Theodore Earl Davis, Jr., Collection on Jazz Music #20492, 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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Theodore Earl Davis, Jr., was born 31 August 1936 in Greenville, S.C. He lived in Raleigh, N.C., for 42 years and was employed by the Central YMCA. He collected jazz music and literature for more than 60 years. He died in Brevard, N.C., in December 2013.

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Published sound recordings, compact discs and LPs, and books relating to jazz music.

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Processing Information

This summary description was created in April 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, April 2018

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