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Too Short collection

Identifier: MS 0657
Finding aid note: Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.

Scope and Contents

VHS tapes, mini-DV tapes, magazines, contracts, and correspondence.


  • Creation: 2000-2004

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Stored offsite at the Library Service Center and require 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center.

Biographical Note

Todd Anthony Shaw (born April 28, 1966), better known by the stage name Too Short (stylized as Too $hort), is an American rapper, producer, and actor. He is best known for his hit songs like "The Ghetto" and "Blow the Whistle". Too Short is one of the very few musicians to have been able to collaborate with both TuPac and The Notorious B.I.G. during the height of their careers. Too Short released two films as well, 2001's Too Short Uncensored and Titty City.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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VHS tapes, mini-DV tapes, magazines, contracts, and correspondence of Too Short (Todd Anthony Shaw)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This material was donated by Corey Garrett to Rice University through the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL) in 2016.

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Repository Details

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

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