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Texas Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-011
The Texas Music Collection contains research files on the history of Texas music, particularly musicians and record labels, including the administrative and financial files of Duke/Peacock Records of the Houston area. Newspaper clippings, photographs, financial records, songbooks, and administrative files comprise the research files.

The collection is divided into six series, which are arranged in order of volume of material, from most to least represented: Artists; Production and Events; Geography; Genres; Reference; and Ephemera. The Production and Events series is further divided into five subseries: Labels and Studios; Radio; Producers; Venues; and Record Shops.

Dates

  • 1900-2010
  • Majority of material found in 1940-1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access:

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.

Extent

11.00 Linear Feet

Biographical Information:

Andrew Brown is a Texas music historian who primarily writes biographies and histories of music artists and record labels for books, magazines, and album liner notes. Brown has also conducted interviews for major Texas music figures, including Huey Meaux.

Sources:

Artist Direct: http://www.artistdirect.com/artist/bio/andrew-brown/2573116

Digital Collections:

Duke-Peacock Records Publicity Photos and ACA Master Books digital collection

http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2011_011

Title
Guide to the Texas Music Collection
Author
Alison Clemens
Date
2013-02-19
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA
713-743-9750