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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Denzil Skinner Collection, 1979-1987



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Denzil, Skinner
Title: Denzil Skinner Collection,
Dates: 1979-1987
Abstract: Correspondence, legal documents, and newspaper clippings document Denzil Skinner's career in public facility management.
Accession No.: 98-197
Extent: 3 in.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Denzil Skinner had a long career in public facility management. He was the originator of the Facility Management Group, Inc., to provide private management for multiple purpose assembly facilities. Skinner had a role in developing and negotiating the contractual agreement for the private management of the Superdome between his company and the Louisiana state government. Skinner also was involved with the Ticketmaster Corporation.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, legal documents, and newspaper clippings all relate to Denzil Skinner; his organization, the Facility Management Group, Inc.; and the management of the Louisiana Superdome.

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Restrictions

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted Access

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Index Terms

Skinner, Denzil--Archives
Facility Management Group, Inc.
Superdome (New Orleans, La.)
Ticketmaster Corporation
Auditoriums--Administration
Civic centers--Administration
Facility management--Administration
Performing arts--Ticket prices
Public buildings--Administration--Louisiana
Sports facilities--Administration--Louisiana
Stadia--Administration--Louisiana
Ticket brokerage

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Related Material

Forms part of the Professional Touring Entertainment Industry Archives.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Denzil Skinner Collection, 1979-1987, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2.325/B90 Joint venture agreement, 1987
Louisiana Senate Bill, number 908, concerning management agreement between the State of Louisiana and HCM Management Corporation, 1983
Louisiana Senate Bill, number 600, undated
Amended management agreement between the State of Louisiana and Facility Management of Louisiana, Inc., March 1986
Newspaper clippings concerning the sale and ownership of the New Orleans Saints, 1984
Correspondence from the Pritzker family representatives concerning the New Orleans Saints, January 30-31, February 9, 1985
New Orleans Saints proposals, 1985
National Football League
Draft analysis, 1984
Salary information, September 10, 1984
Comparison of ticket prices, April 19, 1985
Dallas Cowboys Football Club, Inc., projected statement of income and expenses and projected cash flow, 1983-1986
Confidential information concerning the New Orleans Saints, November 1984
Newspaper clippings
Concerning Crain's Chicago Business and Bob Pritzker, December 17, 1979
New York Times, the Pritzker Empire, February 26, 1984

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