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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...

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 "Texas and Houston" Collection

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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

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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...

Houston Ship Channel 50th Anniversary Collection

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Identifier: 1982-001
Dates: 1926-1964
Scope and Contents There are 66 items in the collection, dating from 1926-1964. Included is a typed manuscript history of the Port of Houston and Buffalo Bayou, as well as a typed version of the ordinance establishing the Port of Houston in 1841. In addition are 40 photographic prints. The photographs include shots of an exhibit highlighting the history of the Port of Houston, as well as photographs from the fiftieth anniversary of the Port of Houston, taken on November 10, 1964. The anniversary...

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...

Larry McMurtry Papers

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Identifier: 1970-006
Dates: 1955-1986
Scope and Contents The Larry McMurtry Collection contains multiple typescript manuscript drafts of the novels Leaving Cheyenne, The Last Picture Show, Moving On, Somebody's Darling, Cadillac Jack: A Novel, The Desert Rose, Lonesome Dove, and Texasville, plus manuscript notes and publisher's copies related to some of these works. The collection also contains the typescript manuscripts and first galley proofs for the book of essays In a Narrow Grave. The McMurtry Collection includes a screenplay for...

Samuel Milner U.S.S. Houston (CA-30) and 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery Papers

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Identifier: 2000-003
Dates: 1931-1992
Scope and Contents The Samuel Milner Papers primarily contain research materials that Milner gathered for his uncompleted book project on the USS Houston (CA-30) and members of the 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery of the Texas National Guard. Some materials may not have been returned to research subjects prior to Milner's death. For inquiries about these items, please contact Special Collections. The most notable materials in the collection are the interviews that Milner did in the 1950s with...

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.

Lynn Randolph Papers

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Identifier: 2007-015
Dates: 1967-2008
Scope and Contents The eleven series of Lynn Randolph Papers are housed in three boxes and contain documentation of her exemplary training and career in the visual fine arts including exhibits, shows, reviews, individual art projects, and collaborations. The documentation of her longtime feminist and human rights activism in Houston and abroad is also an important part of the collection just as it is her life. Lynn Randolph's collaboration, both visual and literary, with Donna Haraway is represented as is her...

River Oaks Business Women's Exchange Club Records

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Identifier: 2006-007
Dates: 1977-2007
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00152/hsc-00152.htmlThe collection is housed in 3 boxes and 2 drawers and is organized into 10 series entitled: Organizational Documents, Roster/Year Books, Newsletters, Photographic Works, ROBWEC Anniversaries, Invitations and Greetings, Clippings, Correspondence, Notes, and Ephemera. The bulk of the material...

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