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Cynthia Macdonald Papers

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Identifier: 2010-019
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

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Identifier: 1967-002
Dates: 1943-2005
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...

Houston Gorilla Girls Records

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Identifier: 2010-006
Dates: 1985-2000; Majority of material found within 1988-1997
Scope and Contents This collection includes the records, written works, collected writings, and photographs that document the development of the Houston Gorilla Girls, an anonymnous women’s art collective that protested sexism and racism in the art world from the 1987 to the late nineties. There are nine series, spanning from 1985 to 2000 which are entitled as follows: Correspondence; Organizational Documents and Photographs; Propaganda; Diverse Works Installation: Another Dead Horse; Rice University...

Sylvan Karchmer Papers

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Identifier: 1983-001
Dates: 1933-1982
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 Miss 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

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Identifier: 2000-006
Dates: 1970-2000
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...

Patricia R. Cole, Nancy J. Flanakin, and Christina L. Walsh National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence Records

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Identifier: 2011-007
Dates: 1977-2007; Majority of material found within 1998-2004
Scope and Contents Patricia R. Cole, Nancy J. Flanakin, and Christina L. Walsh National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence Records documents the organization’s work in providing training and consultation to organizations interested in the prevention of domestic and sexual violence. The collection includes correspondence, legal and legal style documentation, financial documents, printed materials, creative works, clippings, transparencies, forms, publications, posters, CDs, a VHS tape, note cards,...

Annise Parker Papers

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Identifier: 2008-004
Dates: 1991-2001
Scope and Contents This collection is housed in 9 boxes and the arranged in 7 series. Annise Parker’s papers document her campaigns for elected office in the City of Houston from: City Council Race-Defeated-1991; City Council Race-Defeated-1995; City Council Race-Won-1997; City Council Race-Won-2001; City Controller Race-Won-2003; and City Controller Race-Won-2005. Material formats within these series range from newspaper clippings and video recordings to correspondence and typescript. A 7th series includes a...

Kenneth Patchen Collection

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Identifier: 1977-004
Dates: 1934-1976
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...

Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas Records

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Identifier: 2010-007
Dates: 1936-2004
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 12 boxes and 17 linear feet and documents the evolution of the Maternal Health Center of Houston into the Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas branch. Material in the collection is dated from 1936 until 2004. The collection contains historical information about the origins of the Planned Parenthood of Southeast Texas and the Maternal Health Center as well as the national birth control movement and Planned Parenthood Federation. The collection...

Paul E. Purser Papers

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Identifier: 1970-008
Dates: 1940-1975
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of typescripts, page proofs and other materials related to the work "Manned Spacecraft," reports and articles, as well as Purser's files of clippings and research materials.

Toby Myers Papers

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Identifier: 2010-018
Dates: 1972-2010; Majority of material found within 1976-1995
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.

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.

Andrea White Papers

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Identifier: 2011-010
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.

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