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Larry McMurtry Papers

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Identifier: 1970-006
Dates: 1955-1986
Scope and Contents The Larry McMurtry Collection contains multiple typescript manuscript drafts of the novels Leaving Cheyenne, The Last Picture Show, Moving On, Somebody's Darling, Cadillac Jack: A Novel, The Desert Rose, Lonesome Dove, and Texasville, plus manuscript notes and publisher's copies related to some of these works. The collection also contains the typescript manuscripts and first galley proofs for the book of essays In a Narrow Grave. The McMurtry Collection includes a screenplay for...

Maxine Mesinger Papers

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Identifier: 2002-002
Dates: 1965-2001
Scope and Contents

Clippings spanning the run of Messinger's "Big City Beat" column make up the bulk of this collection. The collection contains photographs documenting Mesinger's social life, friends and family, a small amount of correspondence from family and friends, and two audiotapes.

Vassar Miller Papers

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Identifier: 1987-003
Dates: 1937-1992
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...

Olive Hershey Papers

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Identifier: 2013-011
Dates: 1978-1988
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

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Identifier: 1977-004
Dates: 1934-1976
Scope and Contents The Kenneth Patchen Collection contains items which were collected by Ronald Dunkin, a friend of Miriam and Kenneth Patchen, and a fellow resident of Palo Alto, California. The collection was purchased by the University of Houston Libraries in 1977 from William P. Wreden, a book dealer in Palo Alto. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, publicity and promotional materials, books, picture-poems, sound recordings, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. The...

Warren Roberts Papers

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Identifier: 1987-004
Dates: 1959-1985
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials collected or received by Warren Roberts during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. There are 262 items in the collection, dating between 1959 and 1985. The majority of the materials relate to activities of the Grolier Club, of which Roberts is a member, and publications for D. H. Lawrence works, symposia, and related activities. Among the D. H. Lawrence materials are issues of several newsletters, including D. H. Lawrence News and Notes, Lawrence...

Gail Donohue Storey Papers

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Identifier: 2001-002
Dates: 1974-2016
Scope and Contents

The collection is divided into five series: Short Writings, Short Fiction, Novels, Promotional Materials, and Personal Materials. The first three series are arranged in alphabetical order by title and the last two series are arranged in chronological order.

John Updike Writers in Society Lecture Records

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Identifier: 1985-006
Dates: 1984-1985
Scope and Contents The John Updike Writers in Society Lecture Records include letters from Updike addressed to Carla Cooper, Executive Director of University Relations, and David Farmer, Head of Special Collections, regarding arrangements for the author's campus visit and interviews. Also included in the collection are the opening remarks of Robin Downes, Director of Libraries, for the luncheon honoring Updike, and an excerpt signed by the author from his first novel The Poorhouse Fair. The remainder of the...

Andrea White Papers

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Identifier: 2011-010
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.

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