Michael Ochs Collection
The artist files mainly consist of press clippings but also include biographical, tour, and album release information. The Michael Ochs Collection spans the years 1948 to 1994, with the bulk of the material dating between 1975 and 1985. The documents pertain to Ochs’ career as a rock and roll photographer, his career as a publicist for Columbia Records, the courses he taught at UCLA, and his radio programs. The collection provides rich documentation of both Ochs’ role in the rock and roll music industry and a history of the rock and roll genre itself. Ochs' research and interviews provide intricate details for those interested in the history of rock and roll music.