University of Houston. Department of English
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Professor John Q. Anderson Papers contain extensive materials including letters from former students, a diary, transcripts and other materials relating to American folk beliefs, medicine, and folksongs along with newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, notes, and many other items.
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to the book "A College Forum" edited by Joseph Doggett, Everett Gillis, and Rosa Bludworth, published by The Odyssey Press in 1963. In the Preface, the editors arrived at what they considered a special design for their work, seeing a twofold need: "the need of the student for readings that will stimulate his own expression; the need of the instructor for a text that is adaptable to either a subject matter or a type of approach." The...
Scope and Contents The records of Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts include items from the early 2000s, including postcards, exhibit flyers, and business cards mainly from the Houston area but from other US states as well. Also included are papers and books on seminars attended, certificates and other documents pertaining to auctions held, minutes from Advisory Boards meetings, correspondence, agendas, and a membership manual. Additionally, there is a large number of compact discs and 3.5...
Scope and Contents The Ruth Pennybacker Collection consists of the teaching aids she used in class, photocopies of plays, news clippings, and programmes. Included in the collection is a scrapbook crafted in 1967 by her students, colleagues, and friends as a tribute to Miss Pennybacker.
Content Description Approximately 13 linear feet consisting predominantly of ethnographic interviews, fieldwork, and reports produced for folklore courses taught by Carl Lindahl and Susan Stahl for the UH English Department from the 1970s through 2010s. A sample of student work of the department’s first folklorist can be found in the John Q. Anderson Papers. The UH Folklore Archives documents the diverse cultures of Houston as documented primarily by UH students. The Folklore Archives also contains research...