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08. Performing & Visual Arts Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 08

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Beth Secor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-011
Dates: 1956-2015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two boxes, with items from as early as 1956, though the bulk of the collection is from 1976 to 2015. Included in this collection are correspondence, flyers, posters, booklets, newspaper clippings and copies regarding art exhibits, art zines, and slides of paintings. There are also various short pieces of literature, some of which are untitled and have no author or date listed. In addition to personal correspondence and post cards, there is also a substantial...

Abbey Simon Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2020-008
Dates: approximately late 1940s-2013; Majority of material found within 1960s-1990s
Scope and Contents This collection documents Abbey Simon’s career as a concert pianist but also contains a smaller amount of material related to his role as a professor in the Moore’s School of Music at the University of Houston. Materials in the collection date from the late 1940s through approximately 2013, with a bulk of the materials from the 1960s-1990s. Most of the materials in the collection are programs from throughout Simon's career, but the collection also contains correspondence, contracts, audio...

Al Souza Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-014
Dates: approximately 1960-2020
Scope and Contents

Artist's files, catalogs, and other materials documenting the career of artist Al Souza.

Earl V. Staley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-005
Dates: 1930s-2018; Majority of material found within 1970s-2018
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, and a custom pair of cowboy boots made for Mr. Staley in Mexico.

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.

Delia Stewart Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2019-030
Dates: 1950s-1990s, bulk 1980s
Scope and Contents

This collection documents Delia Stewarts career in dance and while it includes materials from the early 1950s through the early 1990s, a bulk of the materials document the Delia Stewart Dance Company, which operated in Houston in the 1980s. Materials in the collection include programs, photograms, news clipping, AV, and Stewarts high school yearbook.

Tatiana Semenova Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-008
Dates: 1920-1996
Scope and Contents

The Tatiana Semenova papers consist of seven boxes of personal material dating from 1933 to 1997. It documents Madame Semenova's early dancing career with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and her later teaching career in Baton Rouge and Houston. There are five series in this collection: Scrapbooks, Photographs, Personal, Programs, and Realia. The collection was received in no particular order. The processor has imposed the arrangement.

Texas Foundation for the Arts Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2023-007
Dates: 1992-2012
Content Description Documentaries in the collection include: Building Bridges of Understanding: Asia Society Texas Center Galveston Island Houston Arts Television The Art of Architecture: Houston 1910 Harris County CourthouseAll of the films in the collection were first broadcast on Houston Public Media/Houston PBS Ch. 8, and then distributed to all PBS stations in Texas and often to educational outlets, including area school districts, for classroom use. Also included...

Third Ward TX Documentary Film Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-004
Dates: 1995-2007
Scope and Contents This collection contains the final documentary and the audiovisual materials for the documentaryThird Ward TX, including tapes on Project Row Houses, their programs, and artists. Some of the tapes are originals but most of the tapes are clones. The collection also includes photographs, photo slides, publications, Project Row Houses publications, and news clippings.This collection is not yet fully processed. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access,...

Toby Topek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-020
Dates: 1952-2000
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 at cdkelleher@uh.edu.

Vikki Trammell and Ben Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-010
Dates: 1961-2010
Scope and Contents

10 linear feet of files and documents on: Artist Bookworks, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Clark Read Civil Rights Foundation, Martin Luther King Community Center, Houston Council on Human Relations, Art through the Years and Let Freedom Ring, Meetings/Committee Work/Minutes, Political and Community Organizations.

Nina Vance Alley Theatre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-004
Dates: 1923-1980
Scope and Contents

The Nina Vance Alley Theatre Papers document Nina Vance's career developing and directing the Alley Theatre and also contains personal items from her life. The collection is divided into three series: Personal Papers, Correspondence, and Alley Theatre Papers. The collection includes correspondence, production materials, scripts, programs, sound recordings, clippings, speeches, scrapbooks, date books, and miscellaneous items such as receipts and ephemera.

José María Velasco Maidana Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-026
Dates: 1880s - 1980s
Content Description

The José María Velasco Maidana Papers are a collection of the Art Museum of South Texas and the University of Houston Libraries.

The papers consist of scores, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and collected material of Bolivian composer and filmmaker José María Velasco Maidana.

Deborah Velders Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2022-005
Dates: approximately 1987-1996
Scope and Contents

Curatorial materials related to Project: Houston exhibit at DiverseWorks, and written works by museum director and art curator Deborah Velders.

Andy Warhol Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-044
Dates: 1975-1985; Majority of material found in 1977; Majority of material found in 1979; Majority of material found in 1983
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 149 photographs, 99 Polaroids, and 50 black-and-white silver gelatin prints, created between 1975 and 1985. Some of the photos are formal portraits, others are candid shots, and a few are still lifes. The photographs include images of Warhol's friends such as Jon Gould, artists such as Jamie Wyeth, and celebrities such as Princess Caroline of Monaco.Most of the photographs are matted for exhibition, but some are housed in sleeves in folders. The images...

Robert Weinberger Theatre Playbills Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-001
Dates: 1947-2001
Scope and Contents

The collection contains drama, dance, opera, and symphony programs from performances given in North America and Europe. The programs are arranged chronologically from 1947 to 2001 and are housed in sixty-three binders. Ticket stubs and review clippings are attached to most of the programs with a few bearing autographs.