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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
 Resource Type: Text
 Decade: 1960-1969
Minutes of initial meeting of interested citizens pertinent to the "Fair of the America's"

Minutes of initial meeting of interested citizens pertinent to the "Fair of the America's"

Date: 1962
Creator: Daniels, John A.
Description: Minutes taken by John A Daniels, of a meeting held Feb. 15th, 1962, at the Granada Hotel of civic leaders to discuss the idea of hosting a "Fair of the America's" in San Antonio, Texas. Those present expressed enthusiasm for the idea. At this meeting is was agreed that an executive committee be formed to investigate the feasibility of staging such a fair.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Letter from James W. Francis and A. R. Nelson to Doris Horne - November 18, 1965]

[Letter from James W. Francis and A. R. Nelson to Doris Horne - November 18, 1965]

Date: November 18, 1965
Creator: Francis, Beryl & Nelson, Wilhelmina
Description: Letter from Beryl Francis and Wilhelmina Nelson to Doris Horne requesting financial support for the YWCA. The San Antonio YWCA is raising funds to renovate its Pine Street Building, which has historically served African-Americans, and is soliciting funds from civic groups, including the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Cover letter on HemisFair '68 meeting

Cover letter on HemisFair '68 meeting

Date: August 27, 1968
Creator: Glass, Jim
Description: Letter to accompany the transcript of a meeting held August 24, 1965 about HemisFair '68. The letter, from Jim Glass, is addressed to one of the fellow meeting attendees, Mr. Allison Peery. Mr. Peery was one of the site planning architects for HemisFair. The letter is written on "Culberson, Slaughter, Glass & DuBose, inc." letterhead.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Report to Hemisfair Re-Use Committee

Report to Hemisfair Re-Use Committee

Date: July 23, 1968
Creator: Harlan, Douglas S.
Description: A report outlining proposals for what to do with the HemisFair '68 site in San Antonio after the fair closes. The author emphasises that the focus should just not be on the HemisFair site, but also include the downtown area, and that the site re-use should capitalize on the cultural and educational heritage of the city. One of the chief proposals in the report is to use part of the fair site to establish a four-year state college.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Description: A news release from the Public Relations Department of HemisFair '68. It highlights the Goliad Food Plaza, one of the food clusters at HemisFair '68, and lists a couple of food items available there.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Description: A news release from the Public Relations Department of HemisFair '68. It highlights the lagoon cruise boats and the Mini-Monorail as on-grounds transportation at HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Description: A news release from the Public Relations Department of HemisFair '68. It highlights some of the main buildings that have been constructed for the fair, including the Tower of the Americas, the Arena, Theatre for the Performing Arts, and Convention Hall.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Description: A news release from the Public Relations Department of HemisFair '68. It highlights how HemisFair '68 represents an urban renaissance for San Antonio, with the construction of the Tower of the Americas and other satellite buildings.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - November 10, 1965]

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - November 10, 1965]

Date: November 10, 1965
Creator: Horne, Doris
Description: Letter from Doris Horne to James Spaights confirming that he will play at a concert hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. They have agreed to hold the concert on March 27, 1966, and she has enclosed a check for $100 to validate the contract. Per their contract, the chapter will pay him another $200 at a later date.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - October 25, 1965]

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - October 25, 1965]

Date: October 25, 1965
Creator: Horne, Doris
Description: Letter from Doris Horne to James Spaights confirming that he will play at a concert hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Spaights provided an acceptable contract to play the concert, but it stated the date incorrectly. The chapter would like to hold the concert on March 28, 1966. If Spaights sends the chapter a contract with the corrected date, they will sign it and forward him the binder fee.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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