Grateful Dead Archive
|This article needs to be updated. (August 2011)|
|Location||U. of Santa Cruz Library's Special Collections, California|
|Items collected||Audio recordings, musical scores, programme notes, photographs, music scene publications|
|Size||c. 650 items|
The Archive contains material related to the individual members, its live performances, productions, and business. The materials span a three-decade career that ran from 1965–1995 and included numerous albums and thousands of live performances. The job posting for the position of the collection's archivist was featured on The Daily Show.
Recordings date from the 1965 to 1995.
The archive is still in the processing stage, but it was expected to open in the spring of 2012. Additional processing of the core collection and additional related collections and materials is expected to continue for some years. In spring 2012 a dedicated exhibit space was scheduled to open, featuring rotating exhibits drawn from the Archive. The collection can be browsed on the UCSC Cruzcat Catalog