Periscope Records

Overview

Scope and Contents

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Marci Dodds Professional Papers

Scope Publication Files

Periscope Business Records



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Finding Aid for Periscope Records, 1993-2014 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

By Rory Grennan, Kate Lambaria, Katie Nichols, Somer Pelczar, and Emily Schneider

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Collection Overview

Title: Periscope Records, 1993-2014Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/141

Extent: 3.5 cubic feet

Arrangement:

Organized in three series: Series 1, Marci Dodds Professional Papers, 1996-2010; Series 2, Scope Publication Files, 1993-1998; and Series 3, Periscope Business Records, 1990-1997, which has three subseries: Subseries 1, Administrative Materials; Subseries 2, Photographs; and Subseries 3, Sound Recordings.

Subject Files in Series 1 are arranged alphabetically. Floppy disks in Series 2 are arranged by type of material, and chronologically thereunder. Series 3 is arranged chronologically within subseries. All other materials, including the sound recordings in Series 1, are arranged chronologically.

Date Acquired: 03/00/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Band Musicians, Business Records, Champaign, Illinois, Interviews, Journalism, Music -- Illinois - Business and Industry, Music business, Music stores, Newsletters, Newspapers, Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign, Publications, Retailing, Rock musicians United States

Formats/Genres: Sound Recordings

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of office records, transcriptions, sound recordings, and publications documenting the operations of the Periscope Records music retailer and record label, including editorial files and published issues of the Scope newsletter and the Octopus weekly tabloid newsaper. Of particular interest are recordings and transcriptions of interviews conducted by Marci Dodds for publication in Scope and the Octopus, with interviewees including Belle & Sebastian, Frank Black, Solomon Burke, the Eels, Absinthe Blind, Fu Manchu, the Reverend Horton Heat, Jonathan Pines, Iggy Pop, Smokey Robinson, Todd Rundgren, Matt Talbot, and Dave Wyndorf.

Subject/Index Terms

Band Musicians
Business Records
Champaign, Illinois
Interviews
Journalism
Music -- Illinois - Business and Industry
Music business
Music stores
Newsletters
Newspapers
Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
Publications
Retailing
Rock musicians United States

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: 3/31/2016

Acquisition Source: Marci Dodds and Jon Sokolski

Acquisition Method: donation


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Marci Dodds Professional Papers, 1996-2010],
[Series 2: Scope Publication Files, 1993-1998],
[Series 3: Periscope Business Records, 1990-1997],
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Series 3: Periscope Business Records, 1990-1997Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Administrative MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Rental lease, 1711 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign IL, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Framed certificate of shares, Periscope Inc., Nov. 1, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Rental lease, 247 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN and correspondence, 1994-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Balance sheets, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 5: City of Champaign improvement grant, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Notebook with addresses, phone numbers, and receipts, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Newsclippings about Periscope, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Rental City receipt, Mar. 25, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Property history of 223 N. Neil St, Champaign IL, Apr. 1, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 10: The Album Network magazine, May 17, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Weekly report of cassettes and CDs, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Newspaper sections, New York Times and Wall Street Journal, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Billboard magazine, Jan. 11, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Community awards, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Sugarbuzz promotional photo and flyer, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: February-December calendar printout, undatedAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Group portraits and negatives, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos and negatives, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Ernie's Club Twang performance photos and negatives, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Negatives, Ernie's Club Twang performances and store interiors, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Periscope Records store interior shots, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Periscope Record store interiors, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Periscope Records store interiors, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Store interiors and Indianapolis store construction panoramic photos, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Store interiors photos and negatives, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Cody Sokolski performance photos, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Family photos and Indianapolis store front photo, undatedAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Sound RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 39: Delta Kings: 4 Chords and the Truth, 2010Add to your cart.
Compact disc. Delta King Records, One Main, Champaign, IL 61820.  Tracks include: 1. She's Gotta Have a Crazy Problem, 2. Do You Got Love, 3. I'm A Survivor, 4. Hats, 5. Flyin' Solo, 6. Summer Of Our Discontent, 7. Give It Back (God's Song), 8. Hold Me When The World Goes Different, 9. It All Comes Down To You, 10. It's Too Late, 11. (Nothin' You Say Is) More Than Words, 12. Rock'n'Roll Will Take You In, 13. I Ain't That Guy, 14. GDWMTGHNM, 15. Something I Gotta Say
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Cody & the Gateway Drugs, Songs for the New Depression, 2014Add to your cart.
33 RPM 12 inch disc. Periscope Records. Tracks include: Side 1: 1. Kingdom Come, 2. What Luckky Looks Like, 3. Good & Bad Times, 4. Anita, 5. Drop My Money; Side 2: 1. Want, 2. Gonna Get Myself a Big One, 3. Pretty Damn Fine, 4. Fast.

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