Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Cheryl Crawford Papers document her career in theatre from almost the beginning through the years immediately preceding the sale of her collection to the University of Houston. Items date between 1862 and 1981, with the bulk of the items dated 1940 through 1978. There are 3,335 items in the collection. The collection includes correspondence, production materials, scripts, programs, playbills, audio tapes, posters, sheet music, sound recordings, clippings, budgets, tax returns,...
Dates: 1975-2006; Majority of material found within 1994-2000
Scope and Contents Personal papers, photographs, creative material and technology, sound recordings, and promotional material comprise the DJ Screw Papers. DJ Screw’s activities as a DJ and mixtape creator are the focus of the papers, and materials documenting these activities include lists for his screw tapes, sound recordings, production materials, including recording equipment, business documents, and photographs. Most materials were donated by Robert Earl Davis, Sr. Additional donors include Nikki Williams,...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Floyd Glass Navy Recruiting Literature Collection
Scope and Contents This collection is composed entirely of U.S. Navy recruiting literature from 1941-1949. Included are booklets, pamphlets, broadsides, posters, promotional materials, and some miscellaneous response cards. Materials have been sorted by type of material. Materials for recruiting WAVES (the women's counterpart to the U. S. Navy) have been separated from materials recruiting men. The 61 booklets (items with several pages), and 129 pamphlets (items made from one or two folded sheets) are...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Houston Comets Memorabilia Collection
Scope and Contents This collection is housed in 9 boxes and organized into 5 series. The content of the collection consists of Houston Comets memorabilia documenting their four WNBA championship wins from years 1997 to 2000. In addition, general Houston Comets novelty items can be found in this collection dating from the years 1997 to 2003.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Houston Hip Hop Recording Artists Collection
Scope and Contents The Houston Hip Hop Recording Artists Collection was started in 2010 as part of an effort to document the history of Houston Hip Hop. This collection is an artificial collection and incorporates smaller collections donated by DJs, rappers, business owners, and the hip hop community. SoSouth was particularly helpful in starting this collection. The collection is divided into four series: Promotional Material, Publications, Personal Material, and Photographs. The Promotional Materials...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Infernal Bridegroom Productions and The Catastrophic Theatre Records
Dates: 1993-2010; Majority of material found within 1993-2007
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting productions presented by Infernal Bridegroom Productions during their operations from 1993 to 2007 and those of Catastrophic Theatre from its founding in 2007. These materials consist of production notes, playbills, postcards, scripts, photographs, posters, news clippings, and press relating to these productions. Additionally, there is a small series of documents relating to the company as a whole, including press, gala invitations, and...
Dates: 1992-2012; Majority of material found within 1997-2008
Scope and Contents The processed Komen Foundation, Houston Records are housed in 35 boxes. The materials are arranged chronologically in ongoing yearly series with the following recurring subseries: Administrative Documents, Organizational Documents, Roster, Scholarships and Grants, Informational Material, Newsletters, Sponsors, Events, Race for Cure, Clippings and Correspondence, etc. Most notably, this collection documents organizational events and fundraising efforts from 1998 to 2012.In addition,...
Dates: 1969-2006; Majority of material found within 1970-2000
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Linda May, a Houston feminist activist who coordinated numerous national and global women’s conferences and represented the American Jewish Coalition at the 1985 and 1995 United Nations’ NGO Conference on Women. The series are arranged by organizational or institutional affiliation, and each contains photos, correspondence, press clippings, and literature. Linda May also has a book collection with Special Collections. For separated books, see Separated...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Miscellaneous Architecture & Planning Collections
Scope and Contents This artificial collection consists of materials transferred from the Architecture, Design, and Art Library in 2018. Ranging in date from 1909 to 2010, collection materials include marked up drawings for campus construction projects, posters from events related to architecture in the city of Houston and the surrounding area, cartographic materials such as Harris County highway planning and census maps, and plans for private and public construction projects by notable Houston-area architects.
Content Description The post-punk band Mydolls is a Houston band formed in 1978 with members Trish Herrera, Dianna Ray, Linda Younger, and George Reyes. The archive of the women-led group reveals its 40-year advocacy of equality, female empowerment, and minority representation in the arts. The archive preserves the band’s early history in photographs, letters, flyers, zines, and cassette tapes from the road, unreleased materials on analog media, original records, and hand-painted tee shirts worn during a cameo in...
Scope and Contents The materials in the collection document New Music America (NMA) festivals, which got their start as "New Music New York" in 1979, and were produced afterward annually by the New Music Alliance in cities across North America from 1980 to 1990. A bulk of the materials document the 1986 NMA in Houston. The records primarily consist of administrative documents, such as professional correspondence, meeting agendas, or mailing lists. Secondary records include catalogs, programs, and press related...
Scope and Contents This collection documents the creative process of Pen & Pixel Graphics, Inc. as it produced album artwork for Houston-area and other American hip hop artists. The collection contains 67 digital files, 13 posters, 9 poster flats, and other material documenting the company, including a catalog and photographs of its staff. It also includes a Geto Boys storyboard, made under the auspices of Rap-a-Lot Records, and two t-shirts.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Samplified Digital Recording Studios Records
Dates: 1995-2003; Majority of material found within 1995-2003
Scope and Contents This collection contains Alesis Digital Audio Tapes (ADATs), invoices, photographs, and posters from Samplified Digital Recording Studios and is divided into four series: Recordings, Invoices, Promotional Materials, and Photographs. The ADATs contain recordings by many prominent Houston hip hop artists, mostly notably several sets of tapes containing master recordings by DJ Screw. Due to the fragility of the original ADATs, they cannot be played directly, but digital access files are available.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival Records
Dates: 1985-2013; Majority of material found in 1991-2013
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials produced by or related to the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival held at the University of Houston. Collection materials date from 1985 to 2013, though the majority of materials are from 1991 to 2013. Materials are concentrated in the Houston area, though programs from concerts in Atlanta and Leipzig are also included. Programs, concert schedules, festival calendars, unused application materials, invitations, correspondence,...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / This is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale Film Collection
Dates: 1925-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-1988
Scope and Contents The This is Our Home, It Is Not for Sale Film Collection contains records covering the full scope of the production of a documentary film. Records cover fundraising activities, releases and contracts, insurance, research materials, production notes and logs, film screenings and festivals, photographs, and posters. The documentary film is available for viewing on DVD in UH Libraries Special Collections and for purchase at ...