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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Texas Folklife Resources Black Gospel Radio Project, 1987-1988.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Texas Folklife
Title: Texas Folklife Resources Black Gospel Radio Project
Dates: 1987-1988
Abstract: Eighty-nine audio reels, a tape inventory, recording logs, and ephemera comprise the Texas Folklife Resources Black Gospel Radio Project, 1987-1988, documenting the history of black gospel music in Texas.
Accession No.: 88-021
Extent: 89 reels, 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Texas Folklife is a non-profit organization dedicated to showcasing and preserving the cultural heritage of diverse communities in Texas. The organization produces performances, television and radio projects, exhibitions, and educational programs. In 1987, Texas Folklife produced a thirteen-part radio series, Lift Every Voice: Celebrating 50 Years of Texas Black Gospel in Central Texas, concerning the history of black gospel music in Texas.

Source: Texas Folklife. Accessed on March 24, 2011. http://www.texasfolklife.org/about-us.html.

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Scope and Contents

Eighty-nine audio reels, a tape inventory, recording logs, and ephemera comprise the Texas Folklife Resources Black Gospel Radio Project, 1987-1988, documenting the history of black gospel music in Texas. The reels, with interviews and songs recorded from black Baptist churches around Austin, contain raw material from the Texas Folklife radio series Lift Every Voice (1987). The recording logs detail the subject matter and individuals involved with each recording, while ephemera include a Lift Every Voice flyer and program.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use of audio materials by appointment only; please contact sound archivist for more information.

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Index Terms

Subjects
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Folk music -- Texas -- Analysis, appreciation.
Gospel music -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- History.
Austin (Tex.) -- History

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Folklife Resources Black Gospel Radio Project, 1987-1988, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, 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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/S Audio reels, 1987
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2.325/L95 Tape inventory, 1987
Record logs, 1987
Ephemera, 1988

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