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Bessie Alva Griffiths Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-020
Dates: 1888-1940
Scope and Contents The Bessie Alva Griffiths Collection contains photographs, memorabilia, and papers such as programs and miscellaneous correspondence and receipts. The dates of items in the collection range from 1888 to 1940. Original order of materials has been adhered to whenever possible. Correspondence and receipts are arranged in chronological order. Included among the papers in the Griffiths Collection are materials belonging to Griffiths' roommate Katherine Dick, who may have...

Linda May Papers

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Identifier: 2015-009
Dates: 1969-2006; Majority of material found within 1970-2000
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Linda May, a Houston feminist activist who coordinated numerous national and global women’s conferences and represented the American Jewish Coalition at the 1985 and 1995 United Nations’ NGO Conference on Women. The series are arranged by organizational or institutional affiliation, and each contains photos, correspondence, press clippings, and literature. Linda May also has a book collection with Special Collections. For separated books, see Separated...

Mydolls Records

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Identifier: 2019-008
Dates: 1978-2018
Content Description The post-punk band Mydolls is a Houston band formed in 1978 with members Trish Herrera, Dianna Ray, Linda Younger, and George Reyes. The archive of the women-led group reveals its 40-year advocacy of equality, female empowerment, and minority representation in the arts. The archive preserves the band’s early history in photographs, letters, flyers, zines, and cassette tapes from the road, unreleased materials on analog media, original records, and hand-painted tee shirts worn during a cameo...

New Music America Collection

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Identifier: 2018-036
Dates: 1979-1990
Scope and Contents The materials in the collection document New Music America (NMA) festivals, which got their start as "New Music New York" in 1979, and were produced afterward annually by the New Music Alliance in cities across North America from 1980 to 1990. A bulk of the materials document the 1986 NMA in Houston. The records primarily consist of administrative documents, such as professional correspondence, meeting agendas, or mailing lists. Secondary records include catalogs, programs, and press related...

Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Scrapbook and Photographs

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Identifier: 2001-015
Dates: 1930-1983; Majority of material found in 1982
Scope and Contents

Housed in 2 boxes, this two-series collection primarily documents the year of Judge Sondock's appointment to the Texas Supreme Court as an Associate Justice in 1982. Most notably, this collection includes a 25" by 17", 96-page scrapbook consisting of clippings, photographs, invitations, programs, correspondence, and congratulatory notes regarding her 1982 appointment. Additionally, this collection contains childhood photographs of Judge Sondock from the 1930s.

Nina Vance Alley Theatre Papers

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Identifier: 2000-004
Dates: 1923-1980
Scope and Contents

The Nina Vance Alley Theatre Papers document Nina Vance's career developing and directing the Alley Theatre and also contains personal items from her life. The collection is divided into three series: Personal Papers, Correspondence, and Alley Theatre Papers. The collection includes correspondence, production materials, scripts, programs, sound recordings, clippings, speeches, scrapbooks, date books, and miscellaneous items such as receipts and ephemera.

David Ashley White Papers

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Identifier: 1992-001
Dates: 1965-2014; Majority of material found within 1980-2008
Scope and Contents The David Ashley White Papers consist of 59 boxes of materials dating from 1944 to 2018 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1980-2016. The first donation to this collection occurred in 1991, which was processed in 1993. Dr. White has made numerous additions since then and future material is expected. This collection consists of published and manuscript scores, programs, correspondence, audio-visual materials, and other items relating to his career as both a composer and music...