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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,...
Jan de Hartog Papers
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...
Sylvan Karchmer Papers
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into four series: I. Correspondence, 1933-1985 (1.5 boxes), II. Works - Short Stories, 1940-1982 (4 boxes), III. Works - Plays, 1953-1977 (2 boxes), and IV. Career and Personal (1 box). The Correspondence series consists mainly of outgoing letters written to Gladys Moore, a lifelong friend and correspondent. The two Works series include published and unpublished drafts. Career and Personal series includes book reviews by Karchmer, clippings, play production...
Bruce Kellner Vassar Miller Papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, creative works, clippings, and printed matter written by or related to the poet Vassar Miller. The materials fall between the years 1969 and 2000. Included in this collection are poems and other works by Vassar Miller, critical essays about Vassar Miller, photocopied newspaper clippings, and a typescript of Bruce Kellner's play about Vassar Miller, Swimming on Concrete. Several folders include correspondence related to Vassar Miller's care...
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...
Maxine Mesinger Papers
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.
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.
- Authors -- 20th century 7
- Authors, American -- 20th century 7
- Typescripts 6
- Manuscripts (documents) 5
- Photographs 5
- Audiotapes 3
- Poets, American -- 20th century 3
- Authors, American 2
- Page proofs 2
- Poems 2
- Poets -- 20th century 2
- American poetry -- 20th century 1
- Beat poetry 1
- Books 1
- Broadsides (notices) 1
- Compact discs 1
- Diaries 1
- Dramatists -- 20th century 1
- Dramatists, American -- 20th century 1
- Essays 1
- Fantasy fiction, American 1
- Galley proofs 1
- Horror tales, American 1
- Hospitals -- Texas -- Houston -- History 1
- Houston (Tex.) -- Social life and customs 1
- Memorabilia 1
- People with disabilities 1
- Records (documents) 1
- Science fiction, American 1
- Theater programs 1 ∧ less
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- French 1
- University of Houston -- Faculty 3
- Ben Taub General Hospital 1
- De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
- De Hartog, Marjorie 1
- Jefferson Davis Hospital (Houston, Tex.) 1