Collection Number: 20540

Collection Title: Noah Angell Collection, 2016

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Archival processing of the Noah Angell Collection was made possible through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Size 96 items
Abstract The Noah Angell Collection consists of unedited digital media documenting the African American gospel musician, Connie B. Steadman, of the Badgett Sisters, a folk and gospel group from Yanceyville in Caswell County, North Carolina. North Carolina-born artist, Noah Angell, created the born-digital audio and video materials as part of a documentary work on Steadman. Both audio and video files found in the collection feature interviews conducted by Angell with Steadman, as well as documentation of rural North Carolina, including audio field recordings and video landscape scenes.
Creator Angell, Noah, 1980-
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Closed until January 2018.
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 Noah Angell Collection #20540, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Noah Angell in January 2017 (Acc. 103023).
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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Noah Angell is a London-based artist originally from North Carolina. Angell has previously presented his work at Camden Arts Centre, London; the Lofoten International Arts Festival; the Svolvær and Kinisi Festival, Santorini; noshowspace, London; Green Parrot, Barcelona; Duke University, North Carolina; Open School East, London; Arnolfini, Bristol and the Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. His work explores poetry, storytelling, ethnographic field recordings, and music.

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The Noah Angell Collection consists of unedited digital media documenting the African American gospel musician, Connie B. Steadman, of the Badgett Sisters, a folk and gospel group from Yanceyville in Caswell County, North Carolina. North Carolina-born artist, Noah Angell, created the born-digial audio and video materials as part of a documentary work on Steadman. Both audio and video files found in the collection feature interviews conducted by Angell with Steadman, as well as documentation of rural North Carolina, including audio field recordings and video landscape scenes. Audio files are on .wav. files, while video files are on .mp4 and .mov. The collection also contains supporting documentation, such as sound reports and export logs from Angell's audio recording device and video production software. These files are on .csv, .txt., and .log file formats.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Anne Wells, May 2017

Encoded by: Anne Wells, May 2017

Archival processing of the Noah Angell Collection was made possible through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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