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Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0027

Scope and Contents

The Publications Collection comprises an assortment of informational and creative publications by University of North Carolina School of the Arts students, faculty, and staff. The contents are primarily directed towards members of the campus and alumni communities: student newspapers and magazines, campus and alumni newsletters and journals, faculty newsletters, residence life flyers, yearbooks, maps, and directories and manuals of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Students have produced a number of newspapers, as well as creative and literary collections, including one combined publication with Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University. Visual Arts program students contributed two-dimensional works to illustrate wall and appointment calendars benefitting the UNCSA Foundation. Newsletters for the student community include announcements of special events, activities on and around campus, and information concerning dorm life, and alumni newsletters announce accomplishments of former students. Campus newsletters and journals communicate professional information, alumni accomplishments, decisions of the faculty council, etc. Catalogs and handbooks include information about available courses and campus guidelines for upcoming school years, and yearbooks document previous school years for students and alumni. The collection also includes a number of publications, including magazines and books, produced by the school for the alumni and broader UNCSA community.

Dates

  • 1965-2020

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Archives collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information which is protected under federal or state privacy laws, 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 the collections 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 School of the Arts assume no responsibility.

Extent

14.91 Linear Feet (18 document box/es, 3 oversize boxes, 54 bound volumes, 3 CDs)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Publications Collection comprises an assortment of informational and creative publications by University of North Carolina School of the Arts students, faculty, and staff. The contents are primarily directed towards members of the campus and alumni communities: student newspapers and magazines, campus and alumni newsletters and journals, faculty newsletters, residence life flyers, yearbooks, maps, and directories and manuals of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into six series: Series 1. Student Publications, 1965-2009; Series 2. Campus Newsletters and Journals, 1971-2020; Series 3. Yearbooks, 1971-2018; Series 4. Alumni and Community Publications, 1966-2020; Series 5. Catalogs, Handbooks, and Directories, 1965-2005; and Series 6. Maps and Visitor's Guides, 2001-2017. All series are organized by publication, and chronologically within each publication, with undated material at the end of each series.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records transferred from UNCSA offices and departments.

Accruals

Additions to the collection will be made regularly as publications are transferred or donated to the Archives.

Related Materials

Additional material related to UNCSA publications can be found in various other Archives collections. Of particular interest may be the Office of Public Relations Collection (RG-0017), the Reports Collection (RG-0031), and the Promotional Material Collection (RG-0046).

Processing Information

The materials in this collection are a combination of mimeographed or xeroxed pages, some loose and some spiral-bound, with other items that were professionally printed. Some items, such as alumni directories and yearbooks, were printed and hard bound. For storage and preservation purposes, some bindings have been removed. Materials were placed in acid-free folders and boxes.
Title
Guide to the Publications Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Kait Dorsky
Date
September 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the UNC School of the Arts Archives Repository

Contact:
1533 South Main St.
Winston-Salem North Carolina 27104 United States