Collection Number: 40155

Collection Title: Fine Arts Festival Committee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1965-1981

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 50 items)
Abstract The Fine Arts Festival, organized in 1964 by the student government, presents to University of North Carolina students a view of the world of fine arts in action by bringing together creators, performers, and critics. Festivals were held biennially beginning in 1965. The Fine Arts Festival Committee Records consists primarily of brochures, recordings, correspondence, publicity, programs, and schedules relating to the Carolina Fine Arts Festival.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fine Arts Festival Committee.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
RESTRICTED: Use of audiotapes or videotapes may require production of listening or viewing copies.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Fine Arts Festival Committee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40155, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Periodic transfer from the offices that create these records.
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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The Carolina Fine Arts Festival, organized in 1964 by Student Government, was a revival of the Carolina Workshop of the 1941-1943 period. Under the leadership of student leaders Mike Lawler, Bob Spearman, and Peggy Fewell, the first Fine Arts Festival were held biennially starting in 1965. The purpose of the festival is to present to the student body a cohesive view of the fine arts in action by bringing together, in the space of a week, creators, performers, and critics.

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The Fine Arts Festival Committee Records consists primarily of brochures, recordings, correspondence, publicity, programs, and schedules relating to the Carolina Fine Arts Festival.

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Contents list

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50 items.
Folder 1

1965 Festival "Encounter: Arts and the University" Brochure #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." Folder 1

Audiotape T-40155/1

1965 Festival Recordings: Poetry Reading, Karl Shapiro Address, William Schuman #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." T-40155/1

(this and the following reel-to-reel tapes are shelved separately; consult staff regarding access)

Audiotape T-40155/2

1965 Festival Recordings: All Schuman Concert #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." T-40155/2

Audiotape T-40155/3

1965 Festival Recordings: Experimental Film: "The Playground," Panel Discussion, Lecture and Film, Seymour Lipman #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." T-40155/3

Audiotape T-40155/4

1965 Festival Recordings: Address, Jacques Barzun #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." T-40155/4

Audiotape T-40155/5

1965 Festival Recordings: Address, Bosley Crowther #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." T-40155/5

Audiotape T-40155/6

1965 Festival Recordings: Address, Robert Chapman #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." T-40155/6

Audiotape T-40155/7

1965 Festival Recordings: Esquire Literary Symposium, "The Novelist as Journalist," First Panel Discussion #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." T-40155/7

Audiotape T-40155/8

1965 Festival Recordings: Esquire Literary Symposium, "The Novelist as Journalist," Second Panel Discussion #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." T-40155/8

Folder 2

1969 Festival: Brochure #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." Folder 2

Folder 3

1975 Festival: Minutes, Correspondence, and Related Materials of Fine Arts Festival Committee #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." Folder 3

(including program)

Folder 4

1977 Festival: Miscellaneous Publicity of Fine Arts Festival Committee #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." Folder 4

Folder 5

1980 Festival: Programs #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." Folder 5

Folder 6

1981 Festival: Minutes, Correspondence, Schedules, Publicity #40155, Series: "Fine Arts Festival Committee Records, 1965-1981." Folder 6

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Processing Information

Processed by: University Archives Staff, October 1973, October 1976, January 1982, November 1987, January 1988

Encoded by: Patrick Harner, October 2008

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