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JD Doyle Queer Music Heritage Archive

Identifier: 2016-017

The collection contains recordings of the Queer Music Heritage radio programs that were broadcast on KPFT and created by JD Doyle. It is organized chronologically into one series. The recordings are available for access digitally in the Special Collections reading room.


  • 2000-2010


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.


156 Items (156 compact discs.)

Historical Information

The radio program Queer Music Heritage, hosted by JD Doyle, was broadcast on Houston’s Pacifica radio station, KPFT from January 2000 until March 2015. In addition to the radio program, a website accompanied the show, documenting the history of musical artists who span LGBTQ communities and their work. The recordings were saved to compact disc by the show's creator and host, JD Doyle, of the JD Doyle Archives ( Doyle is a community archivist and historian who has made extensive contributions to the documentation of Houston’s LGBT history.

Acquisition Information

The JD Doyle Queer Music Heritage Archive was donated to the University of Houston Libraries by JD Doyle in 2016.

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Guide to the JD Doyle Queer Music Heritage Archive
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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