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DJ Screw with his mother, Ida Mae Deary Davis, his grandmother Jessie Deary, his sister, Michelle Wheeler, and his niece Shimeka, June 1986

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4, Item: 3
From the Collection:

Personal papers, photographs, creative material and technology, sound recordings, and promotional material comprise the DJ Screw Collection. DJ Screw’s activities as a DJ and mixtape creator are the focus, and materials documenting these activities include lists for his screw tapes, sound recordings, production materials, including recording equipment, business documents, and photographs. Materials were donated by Robert Earl Davis, Sr. except where otherwise noted.

This collection includes materials containing personal, financial, and contact information for DJ Screw and his associates. Access to these original materials is restricted in order to protect privacy, but some materials have publicly-available surrogates filed in place of the originals.


  • June 1986

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. Some materials have been restricted for privacy reasons. Where possible, surrogates with sensitive information removed have been filed in place of the originals.


From the Collection: 4.00 linear feet

Acquired From

Acquired from Nikki Williams


Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA