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Cynthia Macdonald Papers
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,...
Beverly Lowry Papers
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...
Olive Hershey Papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains drafts, revisions, editorial notes, and writings pertaining to the works of American novelist and poet Olive Hershey. The collection is divided into two series: Truck Dance and Other Works. Within each series, folders and items were left in the original order in which they were received from the author. Of particular interest are drafts of various chapters of Truck Dance containing revisions and notes from fellow American novelists Donald Barthelme, under whom...
Kenneth Patchen Collection
Scope and Contents The Kenneth Patchen Collection contains correspondence, photographs, publicity and promotional materials, books, picture-poems, sound recordings, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items.The collection was received with chronological item descriptions composed by Ronald Dunkin, the original collector of the materials. In order to facilitate access, the items in the collection were categorized according to type of material and placed by date within category. The books,...
Andrea White Papers
Dates: 1993-2010; Majority of material found within 2004-2010
Scope and Contents
This collection includes speeches, written works, as well as DVDs and photo CDs that document civic and professional life of Andrea White, former First Lady of Houston, housed in one box and comprised of three series.
- Correspondence 4
- Authors -- 20th century 3
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Photographs 3
- Poets, American -- 20th century 2
- American poetry -- 20th century 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Authors, American 1
- Beat poetry 1
- Books 1
- Broadsides (notices) 1
- Compact discs 1
- Diaries 1
- Galley proofs 1
- Memorabilia 1
- Page proofs 1
- Poems 1
- Poets -- 20th century 1
- Speeches (documents) 1 ∧ less
- University of Houston -- Faculty 2
- Barthelme, Donald 1
- Lowry, Beverly 1
- Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972 1
- Patchen, Miriam 1