08. Performing & Visual Arts Research Collection
Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Third Ward TX Documentary Film Records
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,...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Vikki Trammell and Ben Russell Papers
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.
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.
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. A few of the photographs are matted for presentation, but a majority of them are housed in sleeves in...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Robert Weinberger Theatre Playbills Collection
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.
Dates: 1965-2014; Majority of material found within 1980-2008
Scope and Contents The David Ashley White Papers consist of 59 boxes of materials dating from 1944 to 2018 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1980-2016. The first donation to this collection occurred in 1991, which was processed in 1993. Dr. White has made numerous additions since then and future material is expected. This collection consists of published and manuscript scores, programs, correspondence, audio-visual materials, and other items relating to his career as both a composer and music...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Women in the Visual and Literary Arts Records
Dates: 1994-2011; Majority of material found within 1994-2000
Scope and Contents The papers of the Women in Visual and Literary Arts (WIVLA) consist of meeting minutes, fliers about events, and newsletters. All material dates from 1994 to 2011. The collection arrived in the archives in excellent order, arranged neatly into newsletters and meeting minutes, which were filed and arranged chronologically. The collection has been broken into five series: Administration, Publications, Events, Multimedia, and Various Materials.
Scope and Contents This collection is not yet fully processed. An inventory is available as an Excel spreadsheet. For more information or to request access, please contact curator Christian Kelleher at firstname.lastname@example.org.