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Danny Everitt collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 862
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586. Request access to this digital material (stored on Fondren Library's nearline / non-public server) by contacting Woodson Research Center staff at woodson@rice.edu. Please use the Identifier number in your request.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of physical and digital material documenting the music career of Danny Everitt. The physical material includes song lyrics, fliers, posters, correspondence, and photographs. The digital material includes digital images and an oral history.

Dates

  • 1967 - 2018

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Request access to this digital material (stored on Fondren Library's nearline / non-public server) by contacting Woodson Research Center staff at woodson@rice.edu. Please use the Identifier number in your request.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be obtained from the Danny Everitt, as well as any content copyright holders.

Biographical / Historical

Growing up in Victoria, TX, Danny Everitt connected with music from an early age. Like others in his age group, he joined bands in middle and high school. Upon graduation, he attended the University of Texas and studied Radio, Television, and Film.

During his time at UT, he joined the band Dogfood. After graduation, he moved to Nashville to start his music career. While touring, he entered the Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk contest and became one of the winners of 1976.

Hearing about the music scene in Houston, Everitt eventually relocating there. He played both solo and in a variety of bands including the Danny Everitt Band and Danny Everitt and the Rhythm Tramps. Until the early 1980s he played in and around Houston and temporarily relocated to California.

Within the 1980s and 1990s, Everitt lived in Austin and the Nashville-area. He moved back to Houston in the late 1990s and has lived in or near the city fver since. Over the years, he has released a number of albums including "Fire Down Inside," "Acoustic Guitar," and "Dream Big."

Extent

3 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

17.4 Gigabytes (Nearline access: MS0862aip_001 (17.4 GB))

0.023 Gigabytes (Nearline access: MS0862aip_002 (0.023 GB))

1.51 Gigabytes (Nearline access: MS0862aip_003 (1.51 GB))

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection consists of physical and digital material documenting the music career of Danny Everitt.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items donated by Danny Everitt from 2017 to 2019.

Related Materials

Please see audio in the KTRU Radio records, UA 011.
Title
Guide to the Danny Everitt collection, 1967-2018
Status
Completed
Author
Norie Guthrie
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA