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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...

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

 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...