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03. Contemporary Literature Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 03

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Donald Barthelme "Forum" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-004
Scope and Contents The collection contains three manuscript boxes of materials related to Barthelme's tenure as editor of Forum. Researchers may be interested in the collection of materials post-dating Barthelme's time as editor.

Donald Barthelme Literary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-007
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00062/hsc-00062.htmlThis collection contains typescript drafts, galley proofs, and page proofs of Donald Barthelme's novels, collected works, short stories, and other writings, plus collages and collage stories created by Barthelme. One of the richest aspects of the collection is the large set of letters and cards...

Steven Ford Brown "Heart's Invention: On the Poetry of Vassar Miller" Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-001
Scope and Contents The Steven Ford Brown Papers consist of materials related to the publication of "Heart's Invention: On the Poetry of Vassar Miller." This includes correspondence, typescript drafts, and galley proofs.

Cynthia Macdonald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-019
Scope and Contents The collection contains typed and handwritten drafts of poems and other writings, as well as correspondence, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia related to Cynthia Macdonald’s life and work as an accomplished poet and co-founder of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston. In addition to the extensive accumulation of multiple drafts of her writings, Macdonald’s trove of correspondence is of particular interest, featuring letters to and from writing friends, colleagues, and...

Jan de Hartog Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1967-002
Scope and Contents The Jan de Hartog Papers, 1943-2005, consist of manuscript material, correspondence, scrapbooks, photos and other material documenting the life and career of Jan de Hartog (1914-2002). The papers are divided into six series: (1) Works, (2) The Hospital Materials, (3) Career, (4) Personal, (5) Personal Correspondence, and (6) Photographs. The Works series contains manuscript material, including notes, manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, play scripts, television scripts...

Mary Foote Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-016
Scope and Contents The Mary Foote Manuscripts Collection contains four of the children's moralistic or cautionary tales of author Mary P. Foote.

Gulf Coast Journal Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-005
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...

Helen Moore Barthelme Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-021
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, short stories, and articles related to or written by Donald Barthelme and his brothers, Rick, Steve, and Peter Barthelme, as well as notes by Helen Barthelme. This collection contains research that Helen Barthelme gathered in order to write a biography on Donald Barthelme Jr., Donald Barthelme: The Genesis of a Cool Sound. This collection encompasses his early life and career both as a writer and as director of the...

Aldous Huxley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1964-001
Scope and Contents This collection contains signed letters and manuscripts written by Aldous Huxley between 1916 and 1963. The bulk of the letters were sent to Huxley's friend Robert Nichols, an English poet and dramatist, between 1916 and 1935. The manuscripts included are for the novel Antic Hay, the essay "America and the Future," the book Arabia Infelix and Other Poems, and the poem "Fifth Philosopher's Song, From Leda." The manuscripts for "America and the Future" and Arabia Infelix show Huxley's corrections...

Sylvan Karchmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-001
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into four series: I. Correspondence, 1933-1985 (1.5 boxes), II. Works - Short Stories, 1940-1982 (4 boxes), III. Works - Plays, 1953-1977 (2 boxes), and IV. Career and Personal (1 box). The Correspondence series consists mainly of outgoing letters written to Miss Gladys Moore, a lifelong friend and correspondent. The two Works series include published and unpublished drafts. Career and Personal series includes book reviews by Karchmer, clippings, play production...

Bruce Kellner Vassar Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-006
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, creative works, clippings, and printed matter written by or related to the poet Vassar Miller. The materials fall between the years 1969 and 2000. Included in this collection are poems and other works by Vassar Miller, critical essays about Vassar Miller, photocopied newspaper clippings, and a typescript of Bruce Kellner's play about Vassar Miller, Swimming on Concrete. Several folders include correspondence related to Vassar Miller's care in...

John Lehmann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-002
Scope and Contents This collection contains autograph manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of John Lehmann's English Poets of the First World War, Three Literary Friendships, book reviews for the London Sunday Telegraph, and other writings.

Fritz Leiber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-003
Scope and Contents The Fritz Leiber Papers contains correspondence, notes, manuscripts, typescripts, publications and tearsheets, diaries and biographical materials, financial, legal and medical records, photographs, illustrations, convention materials, and miscellaneous materials. Additional oversize art/illustration materials and ephemera such as weaponry, sculpture, and awards are housed separately. The materials date from the 1930s to the 1980s. They are housed in 60 manuscripts boxes, 5 storage boxes, and 3...

Justin Leiber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-001
Scope and Contents The bulk of the material in this collection is typescript materials for The Sword and the Eye, The Sword and the Tower, Beyond Gravity, Beyond Humanity, and Tit for Tat. Correspondence is composed of personal and professional associates of Justin Leiber and includes letters from Noam Chomsky.

Miscellaneous Literary Manuscripts and Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-077
Scope and Contents The collection is a result of integrating several items from Manuscripts A-Z into one artificial collection to improve organization and facilitate greater access. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and autographs belonging to various American and British literary figures from the 19th and 20th century (with one exception from 1634). The collection is arranged alphabetically by literary figure or, where author names are not available, title of piece.