Austin History Center

Billy Bishop Posters

An Inventory to the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Bishop, Billy
Title: Billy Bishop Posters
Inclusive Dates: 1999-2003
Abstract: The collection consists of twelve music posters advertising an assortment of shows and events at venues throughout Austin, Texas.
Identification: AR.2006.019
Quantity: 12 posters
Location: Oversized Archives
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, 810 Guadalupe, PO BOX 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Administrative History

Billy Bishop is the founder of Obsolete Industries, an Austin-based company which provides art printing, event posters, and demo printing. Billy Bishop utilizes screen printing, and focuses on cartoons and pop-culture using vibrant and/or contrasting colors.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains twelve music posters advertising shows at Austin venues such as Trophey’s, Stubb’s BBQ, Emo’s, and Beerland. Bands and musicians Cibo Matto, Mud Honey, Fear, Deadly Snakes, the Lazy Cowgirls, Thrones, and The Gourds are featured. The collection also contains posters for The Creepout! event.


Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Bishop, Billy
Obsolete Inc.
Austin (Tex.).
Rock groups – Posters.
Rock music - Posters.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Billy Bishop Posters (AR.2006.019). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/2003/136

Donation Date: 11/21/2003

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Molly Hults in 2009 and encoded by Danica Galbraith in 2012.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Location Box
qAR 27 Billy Bishop posters, 1999-2003