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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Accession Numbers

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

John T. Davis Papers, 1980-1989



Creator Davis, John T. (John Terry), 1955-
Title: John T. Davis papers
Dates: circa 1980-circa 1989
Abstract: Audiocassettes, videocassettes, photographs, posters, literary productions, news clippings, and memorabilia compose the John T. Davis Papers, 1980-1989, which documents the Texas music scene. John T. Davis is a music journalist, who focuses primarily on music, music personalities, and culture in Texas and the Southwest.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01610
Extent: 10 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Born in 1955, John T. Davis is a music journalist who focuses primarily on music, music personalities, and culture in Texas and the Southwest. His work has appeared in the Austin-American Statesman, the Austin Chronicle, Texas Monthly, Austin Monthly, Texas Highways, San Antonio magazine, Billboard, and Newsday. Furthermore, he appeared in the documentary film, Lubbock Lights. He authored the book Austin City Limits: 25 Years of American Music and assisted in the preparation of other books, including a biography of Jerry Jeff Walker and a travel guide to Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Audiocassettes, videocassettes, photographs, posters, literary productions, news clippings, and memorabilia compose the John T. Davis Papers, 1980-1989, which document the Texas music scene. The collection also contains Davis' articles and literary productions.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Davis, John T. (John Terry), 1955-
Corporate Names
Austin American-statesman
Subjects
Music
Music journalists
Places
Austin
Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John T. Davis Papers, 1980-1989, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project," 2009-2011.

This collection is unprocessed.

Audio-visual material added by Colleen Hobbs, September 2020.

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Accession Numbers

93-272; 95-130

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

Unprocessed material [Accession 93-272; Accession 95-130]
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2.325/J72 [SRH1230001517] Unprocessed material
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2.325/J73 [SRH1230001516] Unprocessed material
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2.325/J74 [SRH1230022285] Unprocessed material
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2.325/J75 [SRH1230001515] Unprocessed material
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2.325/J76 [SRH1230022286] Unprocessed material
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2.325/J77 [SRH1230001514] Unprocessed material
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2.325/J78 [SRH1230001513] Unprocessed material
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2.325/D42a [SRH1230000776] Unprocessed oversize [Accession 95-130]
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2.325/OD5 Unprocessed oversize [Accession 95-130]
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4ZA185 [SRH1230014547] 97 audio and 3 video tapes, undated

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