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08. Performing & Visual Arts Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 08

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

The Art Guys Records

 Collection
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...

Don Bacigalupi Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-005
Dates: approximately 1974-2009
Content Description

Professional papers of museum curator and art historian Don Bacigalupi.

This collection is not yet processed, but may be available for research. Contact curator Christian Kelleher at cdkelleher@uh.edu for more information.

Sandi Seltzer Bryant Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-049
Dates: 1968-2019
Scope and Contents

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 is not yet fully processed. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, contact curator Mary Manning (mmmanning@uh.edu).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...

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.

C.I.A. Records Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-016
Dates: 1979-2020
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials from the C.I.A. Records company that date from 1979 to 2020 (with a bulk of the material from the early 1980s). The C.I.A. Records features notable material from the early punk band Really Red and other primarily Houston bands. The collections contain letters, photographs, tour dates, contracts, license contracts, magazine reviews, zines, music magazines, flyers, email correspondence, singles, long-playing albums, and cassette tapes.

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 Robert 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 theater from almost the beginning in the 1920s 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,...

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: 1922-2018
Scope and Contents

The Valentin Gertsman Papers and Photographs dates from 1922 to 2018. The collection consists of photographic prints, slides, correspondence, sketches, exhibit posters, recorded television appearances, and manuscripts/mock-ups of Gertsman’s published and non-published books that document architectural development in Houston, Texas. Also included in this collection are over three hundred signed and numbered artist proofs (photographs).

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...