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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence, 1991-1994 and undated

Literary Productions, 1991-1994 and undated

Photographs, 1991 and undated

Printed Material, 1995

Scrapbook Material, 1924-1993 and undated

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Michael Wade Archer:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1924-1995 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Archer, Michael Wade
Title: Michael Wade Archer Papers,
Dates: 1924-1995 and undated
Abstract: Contains correspondence, literary material, photographs, copies of his “Whatever” calendars, and scrapbook material.
Collection # S37.1
Quantity: 2 wallets (.2 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Michael W. Archer is a Texas Tech graduate majoring in Mass Communications. He is the creator of the "Whatever" Calendars, which first came out in 1994. He considers himself an artist and a cartoonist. He lived in Amarillo, Texas.

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Scope and Content

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.

The Michael Wade Archer Papers contains correspondence, literary material, photographs, copies of Archer's “Whatever” calendars, and scrapbook material.

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Organization

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.
The Michael Wade Archer Papers is organized by the following series:

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Duplication requests are limited by departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Archer, Michael W.
Subjects (Places)
Amarillo (Tex.)
Subjects
Calendars.
American wit and humor.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Michael Wade Archer Papers, 1924-1995 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
94-0091-B

Gift, 1994

Processing Information

Processed by: n/a, post-1995

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1991-1994 and undated

box folder
Professional, 1991-1994 and undated

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Literary Productions, 1991-1994 and undated

box folder
Book Reviews, 1992
Class Assignments, 1991
Class Reports, 1991
Geneology, undated
Personal Prose, 1993 and undated
Resume, 1992
"Whatever" Calendar Sketches, 1994

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Photographs, 1991 and undated

box folder
End of School Party (Southwest Collection), 1991
Holiday, undated

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Printed Material, 1995

box folder
"Whatever" Calendar, 1994
"Whatever" Calendar, 1995
"Whatever" Calendar Ad, 1995

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Scrapbook Material, 1924-1993 and undated

box folder
Addresses, undated
The Brim File (David P. Brim), 1991-1992
President Clinton's Photo and Letter, 1993
Sport Medals and Coins, 1924-1968

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