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Collection Number: 70099

Collection Title: Sue Meyer Design Collection, 1991-2016

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Size Approximately 500 items
Abstract Design work by Sue Meyer Design, a design firm founded by white graphic designer, illustrator and art director Sue Meyer, including publications by Southern Culture on the Skids, Hasil Adkins, Sugar Hill Records, the Museum of Life and Science, and Algonquin Books. Materials consist of design and print mechanicals, production mockups, package design, book jacket design, printed promotional posters and a printed catalog.
Creator Sue Meyer Design.
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 Sue Meyer Design Collection #70099, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred from the D. Kent Thompson Collection (20479) in the Southern Folklife Collection in the Louis Rould Wilson Special Collections Library in May 2021.
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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Donor provided the following biographical information*:

Sue Meyer holds a BFA in drawing from the College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati (1980). She started Sue Meyer Design in 1995 after working as Art Director at the NC Museum of Life & Science in Durham.

The majority of her work has been for music labels and musicians, designing and illustrating hundreds of CD packages over the years. Her other work includes logo design, illustration, collateral, and marketing support for museums; cultural, heritage, and arts organizations; conservation groups; publishers.

*Original text was lightly edited to conform with the style guide in use.

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Design work for publications by Southern Culture on the Skids, Hasil Adkins, Sugar Hill Records, the Museum of Life and Science, and Algonquin Books. Materials consist of design and print mechanicals, production mockups, package design, book jacket design, printed promotional posters and a printed catalog.

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Processing Information

Until May 2021, the materials in the Sue Meyer Design Collection were described as part of the D. Kent Thompson Collection (20479).

Encoded by: Laura Smith

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