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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,...
Fritz Leiber Papers
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...
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...
Vassar Miller Papers
Scope and Contents The Vassar Miller Papers contain material pertaining to Miller's writings, career, and personal life, and materials pertaining to the editing and publication of the anthology. Materials range in date from circa 1937 to 1992, with most of the material falling between the years 1960 to 1986. The series relating to Miller's own work and life contain correspondence, poems, short stories, plays, miscellaneous works, drafts and typescripts of published works, and material related to...
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,...
- Authors -- 20th century 4
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Poets, American -- 20th century 3
- Typescripts 3
- Authors, American 2
- Poets -- 20th century 2
- American poetry -- 20th century 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Beat poetry 1
- Broadsides (notices) 1
- Diaries 1
- Fantasy fiction, American 1
- Galley proofs 1
- Horror tales, American 1
- Memorabilia 1
- Page proofs 1
- People with disabilities 1
- Poems 1
- Records (documents) 1
- Science fiction, American 1
- Speeches (documents) 1 ∧ less
- University of Houston -- Faculty 2
- Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992 1
- Lowry, Beverly 1
- Miller, Vassar 1
- Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972 1