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Shannon Willis collection of Elephant 6 Collective

Shannon Willis collection of Elephant 6 Collective

Descriptive Summary

Title: Shannon Willis collection of Elephant 6 Collective
Creator: Willis, Shannon
Inclusive Dates: circa 1990s
Language: English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (4 folders and 1 oversize box)
Collection Number: ms4339
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Elephant 6 Collective, or the Elephant 6 Recording Company is a music collective founded in Denver, Colorado by Robert Schneider, Bill Doss, Will Cullen Hart, Jeff Mangum, Jim McIntyre and Hilarie Sidney that later moved to Athens, Georgia. One of the collective's early bands, Synthetic Flying Machine, was formed by Will Cullen Hart, Bill Doss, and Jeff Mangum and released one album, Heaven Is For Kids. When Jeff Mangum left to concentrate on his other band Neutral Milk Hotel, Hart and Doss changed the band's name to Olivia Tremor Control.

Scope and Content

This collection contains posters, lyrics, art, and photographs of the Athens, Georgia band Synthetic Flying Machine of the Elephant 6 Collective.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Shannon Willis collection of Elephant 6 Collective, ms4339, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Elephant 6 Collective
Magazines (periodicals).
Music -- Georgia -- Athens.
Music.
Photographs.
Poetry.
Posters.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Art and poetry
 
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1 Flagpole Magazine , 1992 February 26
 
boxfolder
12Lyrics
 
13Photographs
 
14Posters
Posters for Synthetic Flying Machine performances.
 
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1Posters
Posters for Synthetic Flying Machine performances.