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Howard Tayler audio recordings and manuscripts

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 7974

Scope and Contents

Contains reel-to-reel audio tape recordings of Howard Tayler's original compositions that were recorded in Provo, Utah as part of the Brigham Young University's final recording projects class (Music 355R-recording workshop) between the dates 1990-1992, and original printed and written manuscripts spanning the same dates.

Dates

  • 1990-1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Howard Tayler audio recordings and manuscripts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Howard V. Tayler (1968-) is an award-winning creator of the hugely successful wevcomic "Schlock Mercenary."

Born in Florida, Tayler moved to Utah in 1985 to attend Brigham Young University where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Music Composition. Where he went on to co-found an independent record label called "Sanctus Records" which was aimed primarily to an LDS market.

In 2000 Tayler began publishing his webcomic "Schlock Mercenary." Four years later, Tayler left his job as product line manager at Novell to work full time on the webcomic that he continues today.

Tayler has also co-authored the guidebook "Administering GroupWise 5.5," illustrated and published "XDM X-Treme Dungeon Mastery," produces "Writing Excuses" that has run weekly since 2008.

Extent

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Original order of the collection has been retained.

Custodial History

Donated by Howard Tayler in 2006.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Howard Tayler; 2006.

Appraisal

General donation (Section IV.a.i.5 Music Special Collections Development Policy September 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Melissa James; 2011.

Creator

Source

Title
Register of Howard Tayler audio recordings and manuscripts
Status
Completed
Author
Melissa James
Date
2011 November 4
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States