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Chris Oglesby Collection, Exhibit Now at Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Kristen Barton

September 12, 2016


The collection with the Crossroads of Music Archive is open for research.


The Crossroads of Music Archive in the Texas Tech University Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library (SWC/SCL) has opened the Chris Oglesby collection for research. The author donated the research materials used for his book "Fire in the Water, Earth in the Air: Legends of West Texas Music" in January. The collection includes many pieces such as biographies, correspondence, photographs and audio interviews. An exhibit showcasing the collection is in the Coronelli Globe Rotunda at the SWC/SCL at 15th Street and Detroit Avenue.

Curtis Peoples, archivist for the Crossroads of Music Archive, curated the exhibit and Lyn Stoll, exhibitions and outreach for SWC/SCL, facilitated it.


The 10th anniversary of the book's publication was on Sept.1, and Oglesby will do a book signing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 15) at the Tornado Gallery located at 1822 Buddy Holly Ave.

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