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Fernando Casas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-003
Dates: 1946-2017; Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s
Scope and Contents

This collection documents Casas’s career and life from 1946 to 2017, with the bulk of the materials focused in the 1980s and 1990s. Materials include copies of publications, original manuscripts, original sketches, exhibit pamphlets and catalogs, exhibit reviews, correspondence, original artworks, and posters. The collection contains materials in both English and Spanish.

Margaret Webb Dreyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: AAA 7077
Dates: ca. 1948-1979
Scope and Contents

Biographical information; correspondence; printed materials including clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, articles in the HOUSTON REVIEW by Martin Dreyer, "The Way We Were: Houston's Culture in the 1940's" and "Portrait of a Houston Artist: An Interview with Margaret Webb Dreyer"; Dreyer Galleries file, 1962-1975; and personal photographs.

Houston Area Fiber Artists Records

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Identifier: 2014-013
Dates: 1968-2014; Majority of material found within 1971-2002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to organizational structure of the Houston Area Fiber Artists (HAFA), such as meeting minutes, financial records, secretarial records, membership lists, and more. There is also extensive photographic documentation of various art pieces created by HAFA members, as well as a number of VHS tapes and DVDs showcasing this material.

Houston Gorilla Girls Records

 Collection
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...

Houston Women's Caucus for Art Records

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Identifier: 1999-001
Dates: 1972-2004; Majority of material found in 1985-2000
Scope and Contents The papers for the Houston Women's Caucus for Art (HWCA) span from its founding in 1978 to 2004. Some items, however, pre-date this period. The largest portion of the records is devoted to photos and to art exhibitions sponsored by the Caucus. The next largest portion includes newsletters, grant applications and fundraising, financial records, and conferences. The remainder of the collection is devoted to information pertaining to the business of the Caucus, membership, and the visual arts...

Bert L. Long, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 2014-016
Dates: 1940-2013
Scope and Contents This collection documents Bert L. Long, Jr.’s life and his career as an artist, which he started in 1979. The original order of the collection as well as the original folder titles and folders were retained whenever possible. When the collection was received, a small percentage of the collection was in order due to the work Pete Gershon did with Bert Long through the CALL project while Ber Long was alive. The collection includes resumes and CV’s, autobiographical statements, and material...

Miscellaneous Prints Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-018
Dates: 1846-1976
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of prints acquired by University of Houston Libraries Special Collections over the course of the department's existence. As available, description of each print includes title, artist, date, donor or provenance, and whether they are part of a larger work. Prints with little to no contextual information include a brief description of the image.

Moody Gallery Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-024
Dates: 1971-2015; Majority of material found within 1975-2000
Abstract

The records in this collection relate to artists who were represented by Betty Moody at certain points ranging from 1975-2012. The records primarily consist of administrative documents, like professional correspondence, price sheets, invoices, loan agreements, exhibition catalogs and invitations, mailing lists, and artist biographies

Lynn Randolph Papers

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Identifier: 2007-015
Dates: 1967-2008
Scope and Contents The eleven series of Lynn Randolph Papers are housed in three boxes and contain documentation of her exemplary training and career in the visual fine arts including exhibits, shows, reviews, individual art projects, and collaborations. The documentation of her longtime feminist and human rights activism in Houston and abroad is also an important part of the collection just as it is her life. Lynn Randolph's collaboration, both visual and literary, with Donna Haraway is represented as is her...

Thomas V. Robinson Gallery Records

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Identifier: 2018-021
Dates: 1973-2010; Majority of material found within 1990-2001
Scope and Contents

The collection contains approximately 45 linear feet of records documenting the Thomas V. Robinson Gallery, the Robinson Galleries, and also contains records documenting Mr. Robinson’s career as a art dealer. The dates range from approximately 1973-2010, with most materials dated 1990-2001. Materials include business records, correspondence, catalogs, invitations, exhibit documentation, etc.

Voices Breaking Boundaries Records

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Identifier: 2014-015
Dates: 1999-2016
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials from Voices Breaking Boundaries’ (VBB) history and administration, planning documents, event materials, press clippings and audio-visual materials.In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival material. Digital archival materials can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. Because not all of these materials are processed, these materials may require up to two weeks to access. Some...

Andy Warhol Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-044
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...

Women in the Visual and Literary Arts Records

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Identifier: 1999-002
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.

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