08. Performing & Visual Arts Research Collection
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: approx. 1940-2012
Content Description This collection contains approximately 5 linear feet, dating from approximately 1940-2012, of correspondence, news clippings, photographs, awards and other archival records related the life and career of dancer and dance instructor Mary Martha Lappe. It documents her early career in academic dance programs at James Madison University, LSU, and UH, and as founder and director of the dance program at High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA). The collection contains documentation of...
Dates: Approx. 1994-2016
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.
Dates: 1971-2015; Majority of material found within 1975-2000
Overview 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
Content Description The post-punk band Mydolls is a Houston band formed in 1978 with members Trish Herrera, Dianna Ray, Linda Younger, and George Reyes. The archive of the women-led group reveals its 40-year advocacy of equality, female empowerment, and minority representation in the arts. The archive preserves the band’s early history in photographs, letters, flyers, zines, and cassette tapes from the road, unreleased materials on analog media, original records, and hand-painted tee shirts worn during a cameo in...
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...
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...
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...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Charles and Suzanne Riepe Theater Program Collection
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.
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.
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...
Content Description 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.
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 amount...