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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,...
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 The two Works series include published and unpublished drafts.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...
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 4
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Poets, American -- 20th century 3
- Photographs 2
- Poems 2
- Poets -- 20th century 2
- American poetry -- 20th century 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Authors, American 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
- Memorabilia 1
- Page proofs 1
- People with disabilities 1
- Theater programs 1 ∧ less
- University of Houston -- Faculty 2
- Karchmer, Sylvan 1
- Kellner, Bruce 1
- Miller, Vassar 1
- Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972 1