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Doug Michels Architectural Papers

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Identifier: 2011-005
Scope and Contents This collection includes sketches, renderings, and construction drawings for Doug Michels' design projects; portfolios of his art and design work; 35mm slides and photographic prints; video tapes; movie scripts; publications; personal and business files; and memorabilia. Materials are arranged in series by format or genre and chronologically within each series.

Vassar Miller Papers

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Identifier: 1987-003
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...

Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection

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Identifier: 1969-081
Scope and Contents This collection consists of manuscripts from a variety of sources. Included are correspondence, legal documents, printed documents, and other formats. In addition to original documents, some folders also contain transcriptions, translations, or preliminary research notes. Where possible, documents clustered around particular themes or collecting areas have been grouped into series. Within the first four series, items are arranged alphabetically by author or signatory name when...

Olive Hershey Papers

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Identifier: 2013-011
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 Hershey...

Kenneth Patchen Collection

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Identifier: 1977-004
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...

Texas Forged Documents Collection

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Identifier: 1989-002
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection have been identified as forgeries and were exhibited at a Forgery Conference held at the University of Houston Libraries in 1989.

Tinsley Texas Medical Center History Manuscript

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Identifier: 2013-007
Scope and Contents "The Texas Medical Center: A History of the Founding Years, 1941-1980" is an unpublished photocopied typescript (232 pages) consisting of a preface, nine chapters, and a bibliography. In this manuscript, completed sometime during 1982-1983, Tinsley connects the role of local philanthropy, development of federal funding priorities, and the national escalation of focus on cancer research to explain the unique growth and renown of the Texas Medical Center. The manuscript covers medical...

Toby Myers Papers

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Identifier: 2010-018
Scope and Contents This collection includes the records, correspondence, written works, articles, and photographs that document the life of Toby Myers as a worker in the Battered Women’s Movement. The thirteen series span from 1972 to 2010.

All material grouped within a series is chronologically arranged.

John Updike Writers in Society Lecture Records

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Identifier: 1985-006
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...

Leonor Villegas de Magnón Papers

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Identifier: 2008-015
Scope and Contents The papers of Leonor Villegas Magnón are organized into eight series: Correspondence, Biographical material, Publications/Manuscripts, Cruz Blanca documents, Texas and US history and politics, Women’s interests, Mexican history and politics, and Photographs. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and manuscript notes, personal biographical documents, and newspaper clippings. Of particular interest is information about La Cruz Blanca, La unión de progreso y caridad and her...

Andrea White Papers

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Identifier: 2011-010
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.