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08. Performing & Visual Arts Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 08

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Michael Burnett Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-013
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...

Chocolate Bayou Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-026
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
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
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
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...

Earl V. Staley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-005
Content Description This collection contains materials documenting Staley’s artistic production, including sketch books, exhibit catalogues and other exhibit documentation, clippings, and photographs. It also includes family photographs.

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

Fernando Casas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-003
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.

Bessie Alva Griffiths Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-020
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
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...

Ima Hogg Symphony Programs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-023
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials collected by Ima Hogg in relation to cultural events which she attended. Included in the collection are scrapbooks, programs, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, leaflets, brochures, other ephemeral materials, documents, and a printed book. Materials in the collection date from 1900 to 1978, with the bulk of materials falling between the years 1950 and 1964. The majority of the programs in the collection are from symphony concerts attended by...

Houston Saengerbund Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-001
Scope and Contents This collection contains event programs, letters, songbooks, newsletters, ledgers, treasury reports, legal case files, and many other materials relating to the activities and administration of the Houston Saengerbund from the years 1874 to 2013. The collection is divided into eight series: Events, Administrative Records, Board of Directors and Committees, Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Songbooks, and Publications. Many of the records from the 1950s and earlier are in...

Infernal Bridegroom Productions and The Catastrophic Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-013
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting productions presented by Infernal Bridegroom Productions during their operations from 1993 to 2007 and those of Catastrophic Theatre from its founding in 2007. These materials consist of production notes, playbills, postcards, scripts, photographs, posters, news clippings, and press relating to these productions. Additionally, there is a small series of documents relating to the company as a whole, including press, gala invitations, and...

Willis Knapp Jones Latin American Theatre Programs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-017
Scope and Contents This collection contains theatre programs from 1939-1961.

Jose Quintero Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-009
Scope and Contents The Jose Quintero Papers consist largely of materials related to Quintero's directing and teaching, supplemented by professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts, and other theater memorabilia. The papers are arranged in five series: Theater Papers, 1950-1996 (6 boxes), Correspondence, 1949-1999 (2 boxes), Works, (1 box), Career (1 box), and Posters.The papers arrived at University of Houston Special Collections directly from Jose Quintero and Nicholas Tsacrios. They were...