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08. Performing & Visual Arts Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 08

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

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...

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 Joyce Gabiola at jegabiola@uh.edu with questions.]

Roberta Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-003
Dates: approximately 1985-2020
Scope and Contents

Personal papers of Roberta Harris document the career of the Houston artist and instructor. Materials include sketchbooks, correspondence, photographs, exhibition documentation, clippings and other media.

The Roberta Harris papers are currently unprocessed but may be accessible for research. With questions or to request access contact curator Christian Kelleher at cdkelleh@central.uh.edu.

Hazelwitch Productions Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-004
Dates: 1981-1998
Scope and Contents The collection contains financial, promotional, and managerial records of Hazelwitch Productions from the date of its receipt of Certificate of Operation in July 1981 to its final production in 1996. With the exception of some of the financial records, there was no consistent scheme of organization in the collection. Material is arranged in five series: Financial Records, Production Management, Promotional Material, Dissolution Materials, and Miscellaneous. Financial records constitute...

Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design Media Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-022
Dates: 1969-2018
Scope and Contents

Works of art on paper belonging to the permanent collection of the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.

Ima Hogg Symphony Programs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-023
Dates: 1900-1978; Majority of material found within 1950-1964
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...

Dorothy Hood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-025
Dates: 1920s-1990s
Scope and Contents

The Dorothy Hood Papers are a collection of the Art Museum of South Texas and the University of Houston Libraries.

The personal papers of artist Dorothy Hood include correspondence, written works including a memoir and poetry, scrapbooks, catalogs and other publicity, photographs, financial documents, artifacts, and other materials.

Houston Blacklight & Poster Company Posters

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-009
Dates: 1969-1973
Scope and Contents

The Houston Blacklight & Poster Company Posters include original posters produced by the Houston-based company in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The collection continues to grow as additional posters become available.

Posters remain copyrighted, and copyright may be held by Houston Blacklight & Poster Company or individual artists.

Houston Saengerbund Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-001
Dates: 1874-2013
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
Dates: 1993-2010; Majority of material found within 1993-2007
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...

Otilia Bailey and Christine Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-034
Dates: 1924-1975
Scope and Contents

Two linear feet of the papers of Otilia Bailey Johnson and Christine Johnson dated from approximately 1924-1925. The papers contains photographs, correspondence, and other materials, document the lives of Otilia and Cynthia Johnson and to a lesser extent that of their family.

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