Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - Frist Library and Archive
Musician Bee Spears talks about his long career as a member of Willie Nelson's band. Discussion includes his early musical influences; joining Willie's band in the late 1960s; adapting to Willie's unique singing style; life on the road; participating in package shows during the late 1960s and early 1970s; working with Little Jimmy Dickens; the addition of Grady Martin to the band; changes in the band's image during the 1970s; Willie's recordings and song selection; and the impact of Willie's growing popularity
University of Oregon, Knight Library
Diaries detailing Spears's language study and teaching at the University of California, Los Angeles, his work as a ranger in Yosemite and other California parks, and his life after joining the U.S. Army in 1942, including service in England
New York Public Library
Brooklyn Museum
University of Oregon
Consists of daily diaries, 1938-1944, detailing his language studies at U.C.L.A., park work, and soldier life after joining the Army in 1942 and being stationed for a time in England
Central Michigan University - Clarke Historical Library
Diary, Jan.-Dec. 1864, describes the weather, grazing and guarding of horses, camp life near Searcy (Ark.), comrades captured and killed in action, serving on picket duty, and troop movement. The diary was probably written by William Spears
University of British Columbia Archives
The fonds consists of correspondence with ca. 100 Canadian writers and poets and the Palestine Liberation Organization; drafts of her novels, articles, poetry, and related material as well as materials on her Canadian and American exhibitions, 1984-2001. Her juvenilia includes poetry and other writings, 1940s-1950s. Her drawings and sketches include drawings of participants at the League of Canadian Poets, 1984-2000, midwifery trial, Vancouver, 1986, illustrations of the birth process in homes and neo-natal units, Vancouver, Edmonton, and Ottawa, 1980s, Robert Noyes trial, Palestinian children depicted in her publication, Massacre, Guido Ceronetti's street theatre in Mantau, Italy, Cheltenham Literary Festival, and other drawings of music and dance
Indiana University - Lilly Library
The Spears mss., 1955-1967, consist of the files of educator Harold Spears, 1902-1980, relating to the twelve years he was superintendent of schools for the San Francisco Unified School District.
Indiana Historical Society - Smith Memorial Library
Folder contains materials related to Jean E. Spears and her work to save old neighborhoods, like Ransom Place, in Indianapolis. She restored homes, co-founded the neighborhood associated, and lobbied successfully for the neighborhoods listing on the National Register of Historic Places. She worked at L.S. Ayres before earning her master's degree in education and became a teacher