University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the Pleas McNeel Papers, 1969-1992



Descriptive Summary

Creator: McNeel, Pleas.
Title: Pleas McNeel Papers
Dates: 1969-1992
Creator Abstract: Pleas McNeel has been involved in using various forms of media to educate and network people concerned about environmental protection in San Antonio and the south-central region of Texas, through publishing a monthly newspaper, the Eagle-Bone Whistle, helping establish public radio and public-access cable TV, and through projects on the Internet.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the material includes reports, programs, studies, correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, broadsides, educational material, and videocassettes pertaining to cable and local television and radio companies. Also included is the Eagle Bone Whistle newspaper.
Identification: MS 99
Extent: 9.2 linear feet (11 Boxes)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Pleas McNeel has been involved in using various forms of media to educate and network people concerned about environmental protection in San Antonio and the south-central region of Texas, through publishing a monthly newspaper, the Eagle-Bone Whistle, helping establish public radio and public-access cable TV, and through projects on the Internet. His recent web efforts include experimental urban planning projects designed to broaden public understanding and participation.

Source: Texas Legacy Project, http://www.texaslegacy.org/m/narrators/mcneelpleas.html


Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the material includes reports, programs, studies, correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, broadsides, educational material, and videocassettes pertaining to cable and local television and radio companies. Also included is the Eagle Bone Whistle newspaper.


 

Organization of Collection

Original Deposit of June 2000 (Acc. 2000-019)
Addition of July 2008 (Acc. 2008-030)

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


Index Terms

Personal Names
McNeel, Pleas.
Subjects
Newspapers--Texas--San Antonio.
Radio broadcasting--Texas.
Television broadcasting--Texas.
Public-access television.
Genres/Formats
Correspondence.
Newspapers.
Reports.
Videocassettes.
Local Subjects
Music/Musicians
San Antonio History

Related Material

There are no known other archival collections created by Pleas McNeel at the date of accessioning.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Pleas McNeel Papers, MS 99, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Received from Pleas McNeel in 2000 and 2008 (Acc. 2000-019; 2008-030).

Processing Information

More detailed processing is not anticipated at this time.


Inventory of the Pleas McNeel Papers

 

Original Deposit of June 2000 (Acc. 2000-019)

Box
1 The Eagle Bone Whistle,
Vol. 1 No. 5-13, 1970-1971
Vol. 2 No. 1, 1971
Box
OM1 Vol. 1 No. 1-4, 1970
Vol. 2 No. 2-9, 1971
Vol. 3 No. 1-3, 1971
Graphics, 1970-1971
Box
2 Texas Music Association Video Project series: The Texas Music Showcase
11 videocassettes with scripts
Box
3 6 videocassettes and 2 folders of files
Box
4 10 videocassettes with scripts
Box
5 12 videocassettes



 

Addition of July 2008 (Acc. 2008-030)

The material in this accession predominantly spans the 1969-1992. The bulk of the material includes reports, programs, studies, correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, broadsides, educational material, etc. pertaining to cable and local television and radio companies, such as UA Columbia, Rogers, Austin Community television, University of Fine Arts Cable television, KURU radio, Education Broadcast Facilities, San Antonio Community Radio, KSAT TV. Also included are VHS tapes, a cassette tape, Eagle Bone Whistle newspaper, and the first draft of Cable Access Studio Operational Manuel.
Box
1 Cable tv material including reports, advertisements, various applications, meeting information, correspondence, cable franchise material, 1972-1985 and undated
Box
2 Cable program material, UA Columbia material, Austin Community material, artist alliance material, media design, University of Fine Arts Cable TV committee, KURU radio material, Education Broadcast Facilities material, FCC application, community radio Corp. including reports, advertisements, various applications, correspondence, Texas Music Association material; Citizens Action Committee Inc. material, radio program and business material including reports, advertisements, correspondence, cable tv system agreement (Rogers Cable), cassette tape, material related to cable tv, Cable Access Studio Operational Manual (1st draft) etc, 1969-1992 and undated
Box
AV1 VHS tapes and 1 audio cassette tape, 1988 and undated
Box
OM1 Eagle Bone Whistle, Special Issue, September 1981
Box
OM2 Posters,