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DJ Screw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-023
Dates: 1975-2006; Majority of material found within 1994-2000
Scope and Contents Personal papers, photographs, creative material and technology, sound recordings, and promotional material comprise the DJ Screw Papers. DJ Screw’s activities as a DJ and mixtape creator are the focus of the papers, and materials documenting these activities include lists for his screw tapes, sound recordings, production materials, including recording equipment, business documents, and photographs. Most materials were donated by Robert Earl Davis, Sr. Additional donors include Nikki...

Houston Hip Hop Recording Artists Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-009
Dates: 1995-2012
Scope and Contents The Houston Hip Hop Recording Artists Collection was started in 2010 as part of an effort to document the history of Houston Hip Hop. This collection is an artificial collection and incorporates smaller collections donated by DJs, rappers, business owners, and the hip hop community. SoSouth was particularly helpful in starting this collection. The collection is divided into four series: Promotional Material, Publications, Personal Material, and Photographs. The Promotional...

Komen Foundation, Houston Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-009
Dates: 1992-2012; Majority of material found within 1997-2008
Scope and Contents The processed Komen Foundation, Houston Records are housed in 35 boxes. The materials are arranged chronologically in ongoing yearly series with the following recurring subseries: Administrative Documents, Organizational Documents, Roster, Scholarships and Grants, Informational Material, Newsletters, Sponsors, Events, Race for Cure, Clippings and Correspondence, etc. Most notably, this collection documents organizational events and fundraising efforts from 1998 to 2012.In...

Mydolls Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-008
Dates: 1978-2018
Content Description The post-punk band Mydolls is a Houston band formed in 1978 with members Trish Herrera, Dianna Ray, Linda Younger, and George Reyes. The archive of the women-led group reveals its 40-year advocacy of equality, female empowerment, and minority representation in the arts. The archive preserves the band’s early history in photographs, letters, flyers, zines, and cassette tapes from the road, unreleased materials on analog media, original records, and hand-painted tee shirts worn during a cameo...

New Music America Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-036
Dates: 1979-1990
Scope and Contents The materials in the collection document New Music America (NMA) festivals, which got their start as "New Music New York" in 1979, and were produced afterward annually by the New Music Alliance in cities across North America from 1980 to 1990. A bulk of the materials document the 1986 NMA in Houston. The records primarily consist of administrative documents, such as professional correspondence, meeting agendas, or mailing lists. Secondary records include catalogs, programs, and press related...

Pen & Pixel Graphics, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-017
Dates: 1993-2002
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the creative process of Pen & Pixel Graphics, Inc. as it produced album artwork for Houston-area and other American hip hop artists. The collection contains 67 digital files, 13 posters, 9 poster flats, and other material documenting the company, including a catalog and photographs of its staff. It also includes a Geto Boys storyboard, made under the auspices of Rap-a-Lot Records, and two t-shirts.

Samplified Digital Recording Studios Records

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Identifier: 2012-006
Dates: 1995-2003; Majority of material found within 1995-2003
Scope and Contents This collection contains Alesis Digital Audio Tapes (ADATs), invoices, photographs, and posters from Samplified Digital Recording Studios and is divided into four series: Recordings, Invoices, Promotional Materials, and Photographs. The ADATs contain recordings by many prominent Houston hip hop artists, most notably several sets of tapes containing master recordings by DJ Screw. Due to the fragility of the original ADATs, they cannot be played directly, but digital access files are...

Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival Records

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Identifier: 2013-002
Dates: 1985-2013; Majority of material found in 1991-2013
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials produced by or related to the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival held at the University of Houston. Collection materials date from 1985 to 2013, though the majority of materials are from 1991 to 2013. Materials are concentrated in the Houston area, though programs from concerts in Atlanta and Leipzig are also included. Programs, concert schedules, festival calendars, unused application materials, invitations, correspondence,...

This is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale Film Collection

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Identifier: 2010-020
Dates: 1925-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-1988
Scope and Contents The This is Our Home, It Is Not for Sale Film Collection contains records covering the full scope of the production of a documentary film. Records cover fundraising activities, releases and contracts, insurance, research materials, production notes and logs, film screenings and festivals, photographs, and posters. The documentary film is available for viewing on DVD in UH Libraries Special Collections and for purchase at ...

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