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08. Performing & Visual Arts Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 08

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

The Art Guys Records

 Fonds
Identifier: 2013-001
Dates: 1980s-2010s
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the art career of The Art Guys. The collection includes resumes, gallery correspondence, gallery checklists, exhibition lists, exhibition contracts, loan agreements, shipping receipts, project plans, concept sketches, floorplans, installation plans, articles, press releases, writings, project and exhibit documentation, catalogues, financial documents (including taxes, receipts, bills, and budgets) photographs, color slides, proposals, and a notable number of digital...

Sandi Seltzer Bryant Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-049
Dates: 1968-2019
Content Description The Sandi Seltzer Bryant Papers contain photographs, photo cds, correspondence, news clippings, newspapers, publicity and press release materials, artist files, reception announcements, artist catalogs, artist portfolios and scrapbooks, and reviews of her works.

Michael Burnett Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-013
Dates: 1980s-1990s; Majority of material found within 1990-1995
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 1 linear foot of photographs, posters, fliers, and magazines that document Houston’s underground music scene in the 80s and nineties. The bulk of the collection is from the early 90s. Mike Burnett took photographs of many local bands, some of which were included in local magazines. Burnett managed bands, and much of the collection consists of photographs of one of these bands, Spunk, as well as photographs of the band’s front man, musician and artist...

Fernando Casas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-003
Dates: 1946-2017; Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s
Scope and Contents This collection documents Casas’s career and life from 1946 to 2017, with the bulk of the materials focused in the 1980s and 1990s. Materials include copies of publications, original manuscripts, original sketches, exhibit pamphlets and catalogs, exhibit reviews, correspondence, original artworks, and posters. The collection contains materials in both English and Spanish.

Chocolate Bayou Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-026
Dates: 1979-1987
Scope and Contents The Chocolate Bayou Theater Company Collection consists of 3 boxes of materials dating from 1979-1988. The collection is divided into two series: Administrative Papers and Productions.

Robert Cozens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-009
Dates: 1996-1999; Majority of material found within 1997-1998
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to Cozens' work on the Masters of Tomorrow documentary film production. In addition to manuscript materials, this collection includes 20 Betacam SP tapes, 25 VHS tapes, and 1 PAL.

Cheryl Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-002
Dates: 1862-1981
Scope and Contents The Cheryl Crawford Papers document her career in theatre from almost the beginning through the years immediately preceding the sale of her collection to the University of Houston. Items date between 1862 and 1981, with the bulk of the items dated 1940 through 1978. There are 3,335 items in the collection. The collection includes correspondence, production materials, scripts, programs, playbills, audio tapes, posters, sheet music, sound recordings, clippings, budgets, tax returns,...

Sue Dauphin Houston Area Performing Arts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-003
Dates: 1947-1987
Scope and Contents The Sue Dauphin Houston Area Performing Arts Collection consists of eleven boxes of materials dating from 1947 to 1987. The collection is made up of three series: Houston Area Performing Arts Venues/Groups, Other Performing Arts Venues/Groups, and Sue Dauphin’s Papers. Programs from Houston area theatre companies comprise the bulk of the material. Of particular interest is the breadth of coverage from the smallest groups to major arts organizations. A smaller amount of material represents...

Ben Desoto Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-009
Dates: undetermined
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.

DiverseWorks Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-016
Dates: 1982-2010
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of DiverseWorks and the events, projects, performances, and exhibitions they have showed and participated in. The collection includes documentation of exhibits, installations, and performances in the form video, audio, and photographs. Further documentation includes artist’s files, and exhibition and performance files. Furthermore, there is documentation concerning the business of running a gallery space, such as meeting outlines, summaries, and agendas,...

Carlisle Floyd Manuscript Scores

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-009
Dates: 1966-1992
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscript scores for 6 of Carlisle Floyd's works, dating from 1958 to 1992.

Valentin Gertsman Papers and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-031
Dates: 1878-2013
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographic prints, transparency and negative film in various formats, Polaroid prints, and samples of published projects from books and magazines.

This collection does not currently have a full finding aid inventory available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections' Architecture & Planning curator Vince Lee by emailing velee@Central.UH.EDU.

Bessie Alva Griffiths Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-020
Dates: 1888-1940
Scope and Contents The Bessie Alva Griffiths Collection contains photographs, memorabilia, and papers such as programs and miscellaneous correspondence and receipts. The dates of items in the collection range from 1888 to 1940. Original order of materials has been adhered to whenever possible. Correspondence and receipts are arranged in chronological order. Included among the papers in the Griffiths Collection are materials belonging to Griffiths' roommate Katherine Dick, who may have been...

Gulf Coast Journal Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-005
Dates: 2000 - 2010
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...

Pat Gustavson and Mignon Weisinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-025
Dates: 1940s-2010s
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note The personal papers of life partners Pat Gustavson, an architect and pediatric hematologist, and Mignon Weisinger, an artist, in Houston and Galveston. The papers document their life partnership, early and family lives, education, careers, and community.

[The Gustavson and Weisinger papers are being processed but are available for research. Please contact curator Vince Lee at velee@uh.edu with questions.]