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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...
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...
Larry McMurtry Papers
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
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
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 7
- Authors, American -- 20th century 7
- Manuscripts (documents) 6
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Typescripts 5
- Audiotapes 3
- Poets, American -- 20th century 3
- Authors, American 2
- Galley proofs 2
- Page proofs 2
- Poets -- 20th century 2
- American fiction 1
- American poetry -- 20th century 1
- Beat poetry 1
- Broadsides (notices) 1
- Diaries 1
- Fantasy fiction, American 1
- Horror tales, American 1
- Hospitals -- Texas -- Houston -- History 1
- Houston (Tex.) -- Social life and customs 1
- Memorabilia 1
- Motion picture plays, American 1
- Novels 1
- People with disabilities 1
- Poems 1
- Records (documents) 1
- Science fiction, American 1
- Screenplays 1
- Short stories 1
- Short stories, American 1
- Speeches (documents) 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