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Donald Barthelme Literary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-007
Dates: 1956-2001
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00062/hsc-00062.htmlThis collection contains typescript drafts, galley proofs, and page proofs of Donald Barthelme's novels, collected works, short stories, and other writings, plus collages and collage stories created by Barthelme. One of the richest aspects of the collection is the large set of letters and...

Steven Ford Brown "Heart's Invention: On the Poetry of Vassar Miller" Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-001
Dates: 1982-1987
Scope and Contents

The Steven Ford Brown Papers consist of materials related to the publication of "Heart's Invention: On the Poetry of Vassar Miller." This includes correspondence, typescript drafts, and galley proofs.

Thomas Cole Desegregation Papers

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Identifier: 2007-005
Dates: 1963-2001
Scope and Contents Forms part of Houston History Archives Collection consisting of 19 boxes of very rich material: drafts of film scripts, topical files on significant segregation issues, film project proposals, VHS and Beta video tapes, correspondence related to fundraising, chapter drafts, publicity material, and a photocopy of Negro Politics and the Rise of the Civil Rights Movement in Houston, Texas (1968), a dissertation by Franklin Chandler Davidson currently available in the library’s general...

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...

Frank Elijah Dudley Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 1956-001
Dates: 1954-1956
Scope and Contents

Holdings consist of two scrapbooks. Contain writings by Dudley, correspondence, maps, photographs, photostatic copies, mementos, and artifacts.

George Fuermann Professional Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-001a
Dates: 1951-2001
Scope and Contents The George Fuermann Professional Papers consist of Mr. Fuermann's correspondence, typescripts, and other professional papers ranging in date from 1952 to 2001. The collection includes biographical information, professional correspondence, information about Fuermann's Texas and Houston historical collection, typescripts of Fuermann articles and books, dust jackets, and pictorial proofs, as well as notes for a planned but unpublished volume, "This is Houston." Of particular interest is a...

George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-001
Dates: 1836-1988
Scope and Contents George Fuermann, 1918-2001, collected several types of materials relating to Houston and Texas history, including clippings and other printed materials; legal, financial, and government documents; photographs and negatives; historic maps; works of art; artifacts; and research files. The items in the collection range in date from 1836 to 1988. The collection is arranged in eight series: Printed Materials, Documents, Photographic Material, Creative Works, Maps, Works of Art,...

Houston Gorilla Girls Records

 Collection
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...

Aldous Huxley Papers

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Identifier: 1964-001
Dates: 1916-1963
Scope and Contents This collection contains signed letters and manuscripts written by Aldous Huxley between 1916 and 1963. The bulk of the letters were sent to Huxley's friend Robert Nichols, an English poet and dramatist, between 1916 and 1935. The manuscripts included are for the novel Antic Hay, the essay "America and the Future," the book Arabia Infelix and Other Poems, and the poem "Fifth Philosopher's Song, From Leda." The manuscripts for "America and the Future" and Arabia Infelix show Huxley's...

H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-021
Dates: 1970-1976
Scope and Contents The H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection contains information ranging from 1970-1976. Consisting of a single box, this collection includes: employee handbooks and insurance information, awards and certificates, presentations and training materials, an assortment of publications about Schlumberger, and personal and employee correspondence. The publications have been cataloged, and can be located in the UH Library...

Sylvan Karchmer Papers

 Collection
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...

Justin Leiber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-001
Dates: 1970-1981
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the material in this collection is typescript materials for The Sword and the Eye, The Sword and the Tower, Beyond Gravity, Beyond Humanity, and Tit for Tat. Correspondence is composed of personal and professional associates of Justin Leiber and includes letters from Noam Chomsky.

Leon Hale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-004
Dates: 1923-2002
Scope and Contents

This set of papers documents Leon Hale's long and prolific writing career that began in 1946. It is divided into ten major categories with the bulk of the material being comprised of Mr. Hale's book projects, daily columns, letters from readers, and miscellaneous articles. The materials are housed in sixteen boxes, including fourteen record cartons and two oversized boxes. Each of the categories is prefaced by a detailed description.

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University of Houston -- Faculty 6
Fuermann, George, 1918-2001 2
Lowry, Beverly 2
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University of Houston. Creative Writing Program 2