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Professor Irvin M. Borish Papers

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Identifier: 1997-001
Dates: 1939-2012; Majority of material found in 1939-1996
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Irvin Borish contain manuscripts, patents, awards and notices, conference proceedings, print items, correspondence, photographs, as well as audio and video recordings. Items in the collection date from 1937 to 1996, with most of the material dating from the late 1970s and 1980s. The majority of the material in the collection contains articles and other manuscript items written by Dr. Borish. However, the collection also contains numerous photographs, most of which are not...

Cynthia Macdonald Papers

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Identifier: 2010-019
Dates: 1867-2005; Majority of material found within 1965-2000
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,...

Jan de Hartog Papers

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Identifier: 1967-002
Dates: 1943-2005
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...

Early Texas Documents Collection

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Identifier: 1973-001
Dates: 1790-1923
Scope and Contents The collection is a result of integrating 10 smaller artificial collections into one larger artificial collection to improve organization and facilitate greater access. It chronicles the history of Texas, from the Spanish Colonial Era through the turn of the 20th century. The material has been arranged chronologically into eight series based on eras of Texas History: Spanish Colonial, Mexican Colonial, 1836, Republic, Mexican War, Early Statehood, Civil War, Reconstruction and Westward...

Mary Foote Manuscripts

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Identifier: 1969-016
Dates: 1960s
Scope and Contents

The Mary Foote Manuscripts Collection contains four of the children's moralistic or cautionary tales of author Mary P. Foote.

Jonathan Gash Pontiff Manuscript

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Identifier: 1977-003
Dates: 1967
Scope and Contents

The Jonathan Gash Pontiff Manuscript is an annotated manuscript of Gash's 1967 publication Pontiff.

Houston Gorilla Girls Records

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Identifier: 2010-006
Dates: 1985-2000; Majority of material found within 1988-1997
Scope and Contents This collection includes the records, written works, collected writings, and photographs that document the development of the Houston Gorilla Girls, an anonymnous women’s art collective that protested sexism and racism in the art world from the 1987 to the late nineties. There are nine series, spanning from 1985 to 2000 which are entitled as follows: Correspondence; Organizational Documents and Photographs; Propaganda; Diverse Works Installation: Another Dead Horse; Rice University...

Jagdish Mehra Collection

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Identifier: 1995-003
Dates: 1924-2001
Scope and Contents A vast number of books, monographs and reference works on physics, mathematics, philosophy and history of science compose the collection. There are thousands of reprints of original papers autographed by their authors. The manuscripts of hundreds of published and unpublished books, papers, and lectures from physicists, mathematicians, philosophers, and literati are in the collection.Dr. Mehra's research in the history of 20th century physics has produced taped interviews with...

George Kirksey Papers

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Identifier: 1971-002
Dates: 1910-1971
Scope and Contents The George Kirksey Papers contain clippings, manuscripts, some correspondence, scrapbooks, and numerous photographs. Materials are dated between 1910 and 1971. The collection comprises 18 manuscript boxes and has 3,363 items. The collection is divided into several series, based on a particular function of Kirksey's life or by form (photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items). The collection arrived at the University of Houston Special Collections unorganized for the most...

Professor Jay K. Kochi Papers

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Identifier: 2009-023
Dates: 1946-2008; Majority of material found within 1970-2000
Scope and Contents The Jay K. Kochi Papers contains 81 boxes. The collection is organized into eight series: Research and Publications, Correspondence, Financial, Biographical/Awards, Lectures, Photographs, Audiovisual Materials, and Digital Materials. The collection contains copies of Kochi's publications, correspondence regarding the publications, correspondence to and from Kochi, documents regarding grants and other financial matters, lecture images, biographical information, and floppy disks and CDs....

Claudia Kolker Papers

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Identifier: 2014-019
Dates: 1955-2014; Majority of material found within 1989-2014
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research and draft materials from Claudia’s book and journalist work such as notes, editors’ commentary, final publications, promotional materials, and more. Claudia’s journals written during the drafting of her book are also included.

John Lehmann Papers

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Identifier: 1984-002
Dates: 1981-1984
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

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Identifier: 1984-003
Dates: 1930-1996
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...

Miscellaneous Literary Manuscripts and Correspondence

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Identifier: 1969-077
Dates: 1634-1991; Majority of material found in 1838-1991
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.

Beverly Lowry Papers

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Identifier: 1982-003
Dates: 1976-1982
Scope and Contents The bulk of material in this collection consists of typescript drafts of three of Beverly Lowry's novels: Come Back, Lolly Ray; Emma Blue; and Daddy's Girl. The drafts include both original and photocopied typescript, with corrections in the author's hand. Some of the drafts are copyedited. The collection includes preparatory materials for the three novels such as lists of possible titles, outlines and character notes, drawings, and photographs. A small amount of correspondence...

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