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08. Performing & Visual Arts Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 08

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Leila McConnell and Henri Gadbois Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2023-003
Dates: approximately 1960s to 2020s
Preliminary Content Description

Personal papers of Houston artists Leila McConnell and Henri Gadbois include documentation of their careers. The collection also includes programs from their attendance at the Alley Theatre, the Houston Ballet, and the Houston Grand Opera.

METdance Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-029
Dates: approximately 1994-2016

Miscellaneous Prints Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-018
Dates: 1846-1976
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of prints acquired by University of Houston Libraries Special Collections over the course of the department's existence. As available, description of each print includes title, artist, date, donor or provenance, and whether they are part of a larger work. Prints with little to no contextual information include a brief description of the image.

Moody Gallery Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-024
Dates: 1971-2015; Majority of material found within 1975-2000
Abstract

The records in this collection relate to artists who were represented by Betty Moody at certain points ranging from 1975-2012. The records primarily consist of administrative documents, like professional correspondence, price sheets, invoices, loan agreements, exhibition catalogs and invitations, mailing lists, and artist biographies

Mydolls Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-008
Dates: 1978-2018
Scope and Contents The Mydolls Records contain approximately 3.5 linear feet of archival records that document the career of the women-led group and reveal its 40-year advocacy of equality, female empowerment, and minority representation in the arts. The post-punk band Mydolls is a Houston band formed in 1978 with members Trish Herrera, Dianna Ray, Linda Younger, and George Reyes. The archival collection preserves the band’s early history in photographs, letters, flyers, zines, and cassette tapes from the...

New Music America Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-036
Dates: 1979-1990
Scope and Contents The materials in the collection document New Music America (NMA) festivals, which got their start as "New Music New York" in 1979, and were produced afterward annually by the New Music Alliance in cities across North America from 1980 to 1990. A bulk of the materials document the 1986 NMA in Houston. The records primarily consist of administrative documents, such as professional correspondence, meeting agendas, or mailing lists. Secondary records include catalogs, programs, and press related...

Jose Quintero Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-009
Dates: 1949-1998
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...

Lynn Randolph Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-015
Dates: 1967-2008
Scope and Contents The eleven series of Lynn Randolph Papers are housed in three boxes and contain documentation of her exemplary training and career in the visual fine arts including exhibits, shows, reviews, individual art projects, and collaborations. The documentation of her longtime feminist and human rights activism in Houston and abroad is also an important part of the collection just as it is her life. Lynn Randolph's collaboration, both visual and literary, with Donna Haraway is represented as is her...

Revels Houston, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-012
Dates: 1990-2012
Scope and Contents This collections contains documents concerning organizing productions and the upkeep of the organization. These documents include programs, scripts, set and costume specifics, correspondence, schedules, grant applications, marketing documents, financial documents, and photographs. The collection also includes audiovisual and digital media with photos and videos from productions. The bulk of the materials dates from the 2000s.This collection is not yet fully processed and does not...

Charles and Suzanne Riepe Theater Program Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-010
Dates: 1960-2015
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a series of programs and playbills from various theaters, symphonies, operas and orchestras gathered by Charles and Suzanne Riepe from 1965 and 2015 . While the bulk of the collection is from the Houston area, other states and countries are represented.

Thomas V. Robinson Gallery Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-021
Dates: 1973-2010; Majority of material found within 1990-2001
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 45 linear feet of records documenting the Thomas V. Robinson Gallery, the Robinson Galleries, and also contains records documenting Mr. Robinson’s career as a art dealer. The dates range from approximately 1973-2010, with most materials dated 1990-2001. Materials include business records, correspondence, catalogs, invitations, exhibit documentation, etc.This collection is not yet fully processed. For questions about materials in this...

Alvin Romansky Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1968-001
Dates: 1907-1994
Scope and Contents The Alvin Romansky Papers include photographs, correspondence, documents, printed materials, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia related to the life and civic pursuits of Alvin Romansky, his father Joseph Romansky, and his uncle Thomas Flaxman. The bulk of the material (principally that related to Alvin Romansky) dates from the 1950s, but a significant amount of material related to Thomas Flaxman dates from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The first...

Janice Rubin Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-019
Dates: 1976-2012
Scope and Contents

This collection is not yet fully processed. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, contact curator Christian Kelleher (cdkelleher@uh.edu).

Vagram Saradjian Papers

 Collection — Drawer AA.2
Identifier: 2020-010
Dates: 1970s-2019
Scope and Contents Approximately 7 linear feet of archival records dating from the 1970s-2019, documenting Vagram Saradjian’s career as a violinist and professor at the Moore’s School of Music. The bulk of the collection is collection annotated music, but the collection also includes, photos, fliers, programs, newspapers, magazines, posters, correspondence, memos, tenure portfolios, and CVs.This collection is not yet fully processed. For questions about materials in this collection or to request...