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Peter Beste and Lance Scott Walker Houston Rap Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-008
Dates: 1986-2014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the creation and production of the book Houston Rap, by photographer Peter Beste and writer Lance Scott Walker. These materials include digital photos taken by Beste, audio recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted by Walker, photo prints from the editing process of the book, exhibit prints of photos from the book, photo contact sheets, and dummy copies of the book. The collection also contains a significant amount of material...

DJ Steve Fournier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-008
Dates: 1986-1994
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents, photographs, publications, and memorabilia relating to Steve Fournier and his work as a DJ, Rap Pool of America founder, and hip hop promoter in Houston in the 1980s and 1990s. The collection is divided into five series: Rap Performer Contracts, Rap Pool of America Documents, Photographs, Memorabilia, and Publications. Of particular note is the Rap Performer Contracts series which contains performance contracts for several prominent rappers, including...

Samplified Digital Recording Studios Records

 Collection
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, mostly 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...

Texas Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-011
Dates: 1900-2010; Majority of material found within 1940-1969
Scope and Contents 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...