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Cynthia Macdonald Papers

 Collection
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...

John Lehmann Papers

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Identifier: 1984-002
Dates: 1981-1984
Scope and Contents

This collection contains autograph manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of John Lehmann's English Poets of the First World War, Three Literary Friendships, book reviews for the London Sunday Telegraph, and other writings.

Beverly Lowry Papers

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Identifier: 1982-003
Dates: 1976-1982
Scope and Contents The bulk of material in this collection consists of typescript drafts of three of Beverly Lowry's novels: Come Back, Lolly Ray; Emma Blue; and Daddy's Girl. The drafts include both original and photocopied typescript, with corrections in the author's hand. Some of the drafts are copyedited. The collection includes preparatory materials for the three novels such as lists of possible titles, outlines and character notes, drawings, and photographs. A small amount of correspondence...

Olive Hershey Papers

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Identifier: 2013-011
Dates: 1978-1988
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...

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...

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.

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.