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Tri State Sculptors Guild Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0150

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, meeting minutes and financial reports, constitution, bylaws and other organizational records, newsletters, brochures and catalogs, photographs and slides, newspaper clippings, and one T-shirt.

Dates

  • 1979 - 2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Extent

8.10 Linear Feet (12 boxes (6 unprocessed))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Tri State Sculptors Guild was organized in 1978 by a group of artists from Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina to promote awareness and public appreciation of sculpture in the region, and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. Records include correspondence, meeting minutes and financial reports, constitution, bylaws and other organizational records, newsletters, brochures and catalogs, photographs and slides, newspaper clippings, and one T-shirt.

Method of Acquisition

Records brought to University Archives on January 28, 1999 and February 12, 2000 by Carolyn Owen and Mitzi Shewmake. The University Archives has been designated as the repository for the organization's records and newsletters and Tri State Sculptors exhibition brochures are automatically sent to the University Archives.

Offensive Language Statement

The UNC Greensboro University Libraries collects, preserves, and makes accessible unique and historical materials for learning and research. The nature of historical materials is such that some material may represent positions, norms, and values that are offensive and objectionable. These materials represent the opinions and actions of their creators. By providing access to these records in our reading room and through our digital collections, we recognize that archives and rare books can play a vital role in holding those creators accountable and in helping us learn from the past.

Our finding aids and other collection descriptions may occasionally re-use language provided by creators or former holders of the materials, but we strive to place outdated or offensive terminology in context. That said, we recognize that we may not always make the right decision and welcome feedback from all sources so we can learn and adjust our practices. Please contact us at scua@uncg.edu if you encounter problematic language in our finding aids or other collection description. We will review the language and, as appropriate, update it in a way that balances preservation of the original context with our ongoing commitment to describing materials with respectful and inclusive language.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff.
Title
Tri State Sculptors Guild Records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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