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Poetry and Prose Records

Identifier: 2008-003

This collection contains records of Poetry & Prose, a reading series presented by the University of Houston Libraries and the University of Houston Creative Writing Program. The series features UH faculty, students, alumni as well as other writers. Materials in this collection include publicity, correspondence, and authorization forms related to planning and promoting the events, as well as phtoographs, scrapsbooks, and press coverage documenting them.

This collection is not yet fully processed, but a partial finding aid is provided. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival materials, including thank you notes, biographical materials, promotional materials, fliers (both posted and working versions), bookmarks, and MS Word documents featuring biographical introductory notes for speakers. These can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. These materials may require up to one week to access. Contact curator Mary Manning at for more information.


  • 1981-2014


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not yet processed. Contact the curator to request access.

Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.


1 linear feet

378 Megabytes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Digital archival materials were acquired from Kerry Creelman in 2015.

Guide to the Poetry and Prose Records
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA