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Publication development files

Publication development files, 1993-2007, undated, 1.3 cubic ft. and 1.46 GB (1,517 files)(paper, digital)

Please note: A portion of these records may be restricted. See the restrictions statement on the main page for details on how to contact the archives for more information. See below for access to the unrestricted records.

Scope and Content
The Texas Music Office (TMO) of the Texas Governor’s Office is a state-funded business promotion office and information clearinghouse for the Texas music industry. Records consist of materials generated during the development of informational resources published by the TMO: the Handbook of Texas Music, the Texas Recording Digest, the Texas Music Business and Legal Primer, the Texas Music Education Primer, the Texas Music Industry Directory, the Texas Recording and Production Guide, and The Musicians and Retailers Guide to the Internet. Most of the electronic files attributable to the publications can be found in named folders, but some are also located in the broader folder Publication development files. Types of records consist of both paper and electronic record types including incoming and outgoing correspondence, draft pages, memoranda, reports, presentations, forms, spreadsheets, speeches, invitations, meeting minutes, floppy discs and digital images, dated 1993-2007. See the series State publications for published copies of many of these projects.

Formats of the original electronic files include word processing or plain text files (.doc, .docx, .wpd, .txt, .rtf), spreadsheets (.xls., xlsx), photographs and graphic images (.jpg, .tif), databases (.mdb), emails, PDFs, and slide presentations (.ppt). Digital files presented for public use will generally be PDF for text documents or spreadsheets and .jpg for photographic or graphic images. Files in their original format are available on request, restrictions may apply.

These records are arranged as received.

Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), Publication development files, Texas Music Office records, Texas Governor Rick Perry records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Technical Requirements
Researchers wishing to access floppy discs must contact Archives staff to obtain the necessary equipment.

Inventory of Publication development files

Please see the finding aid on TARO ( for details on how to access paper-based materials

E2015/117 Publication development files, 2009-2012 [1.35 GB (871 files)] (RESTRICTED)
Handbook of Texas Music, 2000-2012 [21.3 MB (244 files)] (RESTRICTED)
State publications, 2003-2010 [41.2 MB (168 files)](RESTRICTED)
Texas Music Business and Legal Primer, 1999-2000 [747 KB (5 files)](RESTRICTED)
Texas Music Industry Directory, 2002-2014 [47.5 MB (172 files)] (partially RESTRICTED)
Texas Recording and Production Guide, 2000 [307 KB (13 files)]
The Musicians and Retailers Guide to the Internet, 2000 [1.72 MB (43 files)] (RESTRICTED)
2015/067-2870 How to make a directory, undated
Internet – Texas Music Office, undated
The Musicians and Retailers Guide to the Internet, undated
Texas Employment Commission print shop, undated
Texas Music Business and Legal Primer, undated
Texas Music Events Calendar – Notes, undated
Texas Music Education Primer
Texas Music Industry Directory
Cover, 1993
Printer, 1993
Intro Pages, 1994
Printer, 1994
Cover, 1998 [2 folders]
Cover, 2001
Purchase orders, 2001
Cover, 2002
Purchase orders, 2002
Working, 2002
Texas Music Industry Statistics, undated
Texas Music Office – Logo, undated
2015/067-2870 Texas Recording and Production Guide
1993-1994 [2 folders]
Zip Discs
Three unlabeled discs, undated
Texas Music Office, February 6, 2004
Texas Music Office – Revised, February 13, 2004
Mac OS Emergency, undated
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