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Drawer Z.9

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

One Helen Frankenthaler art poster; two homemade illustrated posters [by Jennifer Macdonald]

 File — Drawer: Z.9, OVS_Folder: 16
Dates: 1867-2005; Majority of material found within 1965-2000
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains personal items collected over almost the entire course of Cynthia Macdonald’s life, from early childhood onward. Material includes artwork and schoolwork from her childhood; drawings and schoolwork by her sister, Virginia Lee, who passed away in childhood; summer camp documents and mementos; yearbooks; news clippings; photographs; mementos and documents from Macdonald’s children’s lives from childhood through adulthood; address books and day planners; travel documents such...

Five posters from readings and other events

 File — Drawer: Z.9, OVS_Folder: 15
Dates: 1867-2005; Majority of material found within 1965-2000
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series documents Cynthia Macdonald’s career and life as a writer. Contents include material related to poetry readings; writers’ conferences; reviews of her poetry; publishing contracts; publicity photographs; fellowship and NEA grant applications; prizes and awards; news clippings; royalty statements; her professional biography and curriculum vitae; other writers’ curricula vitae; letters of recommendation; the judging of writing contests; and documents regarding professional affiliations...

Former Site of Capitol, Republic Of Texas

 File — Drawer: Z.9, OVS_Folder: 2
Dates: 1963-2008
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Scenic Houston is a chapter of Scenic Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on promoting policies and actions that enhance the beauty and appeal of our streetscapes and roadways. Scenic Houston works to reduce existing billboard blight, prevent new billboard construction, foster attractive on-premises signage, incorporate context-sensitive design in the planning of highways and other public projects, and protect the natural beauty and distinctive character of our...

Texas Avenue Light Standard Skirt

 File — Drawer: Z.9, OVS_Folder: 3
Dates: 1963-2008
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Scenic Houston is a chapter of Scenic Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on promoting policies and actions that enhance the beauty and appeal of our streetscapes and roadways. Scenic Houston works to reduce existing billboard blight, prevent new billboard construction, foster attractive on-premises signage, incorporate context-sensitive design in the planning of highways and other public projects, and protect the natural beauty and distinctive character of our...

Site of Church Reserve

 File — Drawer: Z.9, OVS_Folder: 4
Dates: 1963-2008
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Scenic Houston is a chapter of Scenic Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on promoting policies and actions that enhance the beauty and appeal of our streetscapes and roadways. Scenic Houston works to reduce existing billboard blight, prevent new billboard construction, foster attractive on-premises signage, incorporate context-sensitive design in the planning of highways and other public projects, and protect the natural beauty and distinctive character of our...

Texas Avenue Street Scape Improvements

 File — Drawer: Z.9, OVS_Folder: 5
Dates: 1963-2008
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Scenic Houston is a chapter of Scenic Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on promoting policies and actions that enhance the beauty and appeal of our streetscapes and roadways. Scenic Houston works to reduce existing billboard blight, prevent new billboard construction, foster attractive on-premises signage, incorporate context-sensitive design in the planning of highways and other public projects, and protect the natural beauty and distinctive character of our...

Oversized Altrusa Convention Photograph, 1935

 File — Drawer: Z.9, Folder: 12
Dates: Other: 1935
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00097/hsc-00097.htmlThe collection is organized in 17 series and is housed in 6 boxes that document the organization and community volunteer programs of the Altrusa Club of Houston. The collection includes meeting minutes, financial records, and annual records. Concerning the club's yearly activities, there are...