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Bill Doss and Amy Hairston collection

Bill Doss and Amy Hairston collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bill Doss and Amy Hairston collection
Creator: Doss, Bill, 1968-2012
Creator: Hairston Doss, Amy
Inclusive Dates: 1993-2012
Language(s): English
Extent: 4 box(es)
Collection Number: ms4412
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

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.

Bill Doss was an American musician responsible for co-founding the Elephant 6 Recording Company and was a central member of The Olivia Tremor Control. After the band's dissolution he began working with The Sunshine Fix and Apples in Stereo.

Amy Hairston Doss is a freelance photographer who met, and later married, Bill Doss while the two attended Louisiana Tech University.

Scope and Content

Collection includes photographs, artwork, posters, concert schedules, magazines, and band ephemera compiled by Bill Doss and Amy Hairston for groups included in the Elephant 6 Recording collective. Groups include Olivia Tremor Control, The Sunshine Fix, Apples in Stereo, and Neutral Milk Hotel. Also included is correspondence to and notes written by Bill Doss and Amy Hairston.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Bill Doss and Amy Hairston collection, ms4412, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Apples in Stereo (Musical group)
Bands (Music)
Doss, Bill, 1968-2012
Elephant 6 Collective
Hairston Doss, Amy
Magazines (periodicals).
Olivia Tremor Control (Musical group)
Photograph albums
The Sunshine Fix

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Elephant 6 Recording Co. band papers

11-3The Sunshine Fix tour schedule
14Olivia Tremor Control tour schedule
15Saturday Looks Good to Me and The Sunshine Fix tour planning
16World as Myth tracksheets
17Neutral Milk Hotel flyer
18The Apples in Stereo flyer
19The Olivia Tremor Control flyers
110Photocopied posters
111The Sunshine Fix drawings
112Olivia Tremor Control drawings
113Illustration by Peter Erchick
114Olivia Tremor Control booklet
115Vincent Gallo concert booklet
116-17Concert expenses and prices
118Concert planning correspondence
119Correspondence, 2000-2005
120Notes and writing
121Olivia Tremor Control European Promo Trip, 1999
266Olivia Tremor Control and The Sunshine Fix CD inserts
267Lil' Bit and the Customatics flyer
269Olivia Tremor Control postcards
3The Sunshine Fix t-shirts
3The Olivia Tremor Control t-shirts
3Concert pins
3Concert badges
3Folding photograph albums

2. Graphic materials

122The Sunshine Fix, Green Imagination video shoot photographs, 2003-2004
123-41Olivia Tremor Control photographs
142-45The Sunshine Fix photographs
146R.E.M. photograph by Kevin Evans, circa 1985
144-59Bill Doss and Amy Hairston photographs
160-61Halloween photographs
21-7Amy Hairston photographs
28Will Westbrook photographs, 1986-1990
29Bill Doss photographs
210The Sunshine Fix photographs by Trisha
211Olivia Tremor Control negatives, 1995
212Olivia Tremor Control negatives
2134 Coroners and The Sunshine Fix negatives
214-15Olivia Tremor Control and The Sunshine Fix negatives
1Elephant Six Collective band posters
2Elephant Six Collective band posters
3Concert cue cards
4Bill Doss artwork

3. Printed materials

218Terrastock magazine, September 1995
219Magnet magazine, January 1997
220Terrastock magazine, April 1997
221Keyboard magazine, April 1997
222Puncture magazine, 1998
223Terrastock magazine, April 1997
224Stomp and Stammer magazine, December 1997
225Rolling Stone magazine, 1998-04-02
226Rolling Stone magazine, 1998-04-16
227Terrastock magazine, April 17-19 1998
228Rolling Stone magazine, 1998-04-30
229CMJ magazine, March 1998
230Benno magazine, 1998
231Puncture magazine, 1998
232Rolling Stone magazine, 1999-03-18
233Raygun magazine, March 1999
234Magnet magazine, April-May 1999
235Smug magazine, June-July 1999
236Stomp and Stammer magazine, July 1999
237Resonance magazine, 1999
238Bibel magazine, 1999
239Tape Op magazine, May-June 2000
240Stomp and Stammer magazine, September 2000
241Creative Loafing magazine, September 2000
242Tape Op magazine, November-December 2000
243Skyway magazine, 2000
244Resonance magazine, 2000
245Resonance magazine, 2000
246'Sup magazine, 2001
247The Wire magazine, January 2001
248Mojo magazine, January 2001
249Tape Op magazine, January-February 2001
250Tape Op magazine, March-April 2001
251Us Weekly magazine, December 2001
252Slamm magazine, December 2001
253Magnet magazine, March-April 2002
254No Depression magazine, March-April 2002
255Stomp and Stammer magazine, June 2002
256Athens magazine, 2002
257Magnet magazine, September-October 2003
258Magnet magazine, February-March 2004
259Stomp and Stammer magazine, July 2004
260Spin magazine, August 2004
261The Next Wave magazine
262Sound Collector magazine
263Elephant 6 Recording Co. booklet
264Lollipop festival booklet
265Claude Gassian Une Anne booklet
268Ancienne Belgique booklet

4. Artifacts

1Record player
2Dream machine attachment
1The Sunshine Fix concert backdrops