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[Letter from A'Lelia Bundles to Sterling Houston - December 29, 1990]

Description: Letter from A'Lelia Bundles to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. It appears there was a woman, A'Lelia Walker, who inspired Mr. Houston to write a stage play. Ms. Bundles writes to praise Houston on the play and inform him of other news in theatre.
Date: December 29, 1990
Creator: Bundles, A'Lelia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Adrien-Alice Hansel to Sterling Houston - September 1, 2004]

Description: Letter from Adrien-Alice Hansel, literary manager of the Actors Theatre of Louisville, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The letter informs Mr. Houston that his plays - Le Griffon and The Ballad of Henry Brown/Miz Johnson & Mr. Jones - have not been selected for production at an upcoming festival.
Date: September 1, 2004
Creator: Hansel, Adrien-Alice
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Alban Towers to Loved Ones]

Description: Incomplete letter from Alban Towers to loved ones. He writes informing them of tough living situations while working at a production company as a choreographer and lead dancer. In the last half of the letter, he writes two personal notes to Sylvia and Gary; presumably, close friends. Gary's note runs-off into a second page that was not provided.
Date: unknown
Creator: Towers, Alban
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson to Dr. Peter Wolkonsky - January 10, 1989]

Description: Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson, artistic director of the O'Rourke Center for the Performing Arts, to Dr. Peter Wolkonsky. She sends word that she enjoyed reading Sterling Houston's play, A Brief History of American Song, but that her company will be unable to produce it due to prior commitments.
Date: January 10, 1989
Creator: Crewdson, Arlene J.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson to Peter Wolkonsky - January 10, 1989]

Description: Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson, artistic director of the O'Rourke Center for the Performing Arts, to Peter Wolkonsky. She writes that because of preexisting commitments, her and her company will be unable to produce a play by Sterling Houston - A Brief History of American Song. However, she is interested in reading other plays for possible future productions.
Date: January 10, 1989
Creator: Crewdson, Arlene J.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson to Sterling Houston - May 8, 1989]

Description: Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson, artistic director of Pegasus Players, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to send a list of Chicago-based theatres who might want to produce Houston's work.
Date: May 8, 1989
Creator: Crewdson, Arlene J.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Arturo Madrid to Sterling Houston - September 27, 1995]

Description: Letter from Arturo Madrid of Trinity University to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes to invite him to a reception and dinner for Judith F. Baca, an artist-in-residence at the university, at Magnolia Gardens Restaurant. He asks that he please RSVP as soon as possible.
Date: September 27, 1995
Creator: Madrid, Arturo
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Aubrey to Sterling Houston - January 23, 1996]

Description: Letter from Aubrey to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes thanking him for participating in an exhibition titled Emerging from the Shadows: One City's Perspective on Homelessness. She includes two responses from attendees, who write positively about the show and share personal stories.
Date: January 23, 1996
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Boyd Vance to Jump-Start Performance Company - April 6, 1998]

Description: Letter from Boyd Vance, artistic director of Pro Arts Collective, to Jump-Start Performance Company. He writes to express his excitement for an upcoming collaboration. He also expresses concern for promotion and publicity.
Date: April 6, 1998
Creator: Vance, Boyd
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Boyd Vance to Jump-Start Performance Company - April 9, 1998]

Description: Letter from Boyd Vance, artistic director of Pro Arts Collective, to Jump-Start Performance Company. He writes to express his excitement for an upcoming collaboration. He also expresses concern for promotion and publicity. In this photocopied version, Mr. Vance has included a check he wrote to the company for three-hundred dollars as well as a fax cover sheet.
Date: April 9, 1998
Creator: Vance, Boyd
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Bruce Morrow to Sterling Houston - June 27, 1995]

Description: Letter from Bruce Morrow, associate director of the Teachers & Writers Collaborative, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes to thank him for sending his story, Moan Your Mourners, but has declined to include it in an anthology of short stories he is editing.
Date: June 1995
Creator: Morrow, Bruce
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Bruce Schultz to Sterling Houston]

Description: Letter from Bruce Schultz to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Letter starts as a continuation of another. The first letter has not been provided in accompanying records, however. Ms. Schultz mentions being a pastor at St. Marten's and his previous career as an actor and journalist. He notes that he would like to meet Houston in person.
Date: unknown
Creator: Schultz, Bruce
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Bruce to Sterling Houston - November 3, 1986]

Description: Letter, Christmas card, and photograph from Bruce to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. In his letter, he writes that it was great to see him perform. In the card, he discusses seeing Karen Finley perform on stage and making gingerbread houses to bring to an AIDS ward. In this same card, he has also included a photograph of (presumably) himself wearing a Santa Claus hat and embracing three large dogs. Behind him, on a wooden drawer, two colorful gingerbread houses have been placed.
Date: November 3, 1986
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Bruce Tyler to Sterling Houston - March 1, 1994]

Description: Letter from Bruce Tyler of the Social Security Administration to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The letter was sent to notify Sterling of a phone interview to review and update his social security benefits. A request form is included as a second page.
Date: March 1, 1994
Creator: Tyler, Bruce
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Carol to Sterling Houston - February 21, 1989]

Description: Letter from Carol to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes informing him of Arlene's mother's death and of a forgotten script. She writes, presumably, from the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, judging by the letterhead.
Date: February 21, 1989
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dalt to Sterling Houston]

Description: Letter from Dalt to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He is happy about meeting Houston, and appears to have included a review along with the small note, but it has not been included in accompanying records.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dan H. Laurence to Louis Leroy - February 25, 1986]

Description: Letter from Dan H. Laurence to Louis Leroy of the San Antonio Arts Council. Mr. Laurence is writing a recommendation for Sterling Houston, a prominent playwright and actor in San Antonio who applied for a thousand dollar grant from the council. Mr. Laurence praises Houston's professionalism and dynamism, noting that a grant would be a great show of support for a minority performer of Houston's caliber.
Date: February 25, 1986
Creator: Laurence, Dan H.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dan Laurence to Sterling Houston - September 7th, 1996]

Description: Typed letter from Dan Laurence to Sterling Houston. He writes thanking him for a recent note and pointing to an enclosed reading - which was not provided. Letter was written on Laurence's letterhead.
Date: September 7, 1996
Creator: Laurence, Dan
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dan to Sterling Houston - March 24th, 2000]

Description: Typed letter from Dan to Sterling Houston. He writes thanking him for sending Le Griffon, a novella by Houston which apparently contains controversial undertones. Dan hopes to see Houston and the show in the future.
Date: March 24, 2000
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dianne Monroe to Sterling Houston - September 1, 1995]

Description: Letter from Dianne Monroe to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to congratulate him on a recent play, On the Pulse of the Morning. She shares recent updates in her life, including a book she co-wrote titled Scattered Children, and hopes that the two can get together again. A second letter written by Sterling is included along with an envelope, but it goes unmentioned in Dianne's letter.
Date: September 1, 1995
Creator: Monroe, Dianne
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dr. Charles A. Taylor to Sterling Houston - August 28, 1995]

Description: Letter from Dr. Charles A. Taylor, president of St. Philip's College, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He informs him that he would be pleased to host a reception to one of Houston's adaptations - On the Pulse of the Morning by the world-renowned poet Maya Angelou - before the production goes up. However, he is unable to provide additional funds to underwrite the event.
Date: August 28, 1995
Creator: Taylor, Charles A.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dr. Enrique Perez-Rodriguez to The Advocate - March 28, 2004]

Description: Letter from Dr. Enrique Perez-Rodriguez to The Advocate, an American magazine for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender interests. Dr. Perez-Rodriguez sends lengthy commentary on the state of American healthcare; particularly, his many grievances concerning what he believes to be a poor and hypocritical treatment of HIV and indigent patients by politicians and lawmakers.
Date: March 28, 2004
Creator: Perez-Rodriguez, Enrique
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dr. Paul Harford to Sterling Houston - September 5, 2003]

Description: Letter from Dr. Paul Harford to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes sending him a list of information regarding medication and treatment of the HIV virus. His last item on the list is the contact information of a physician, Dr. Luis Alfredo Cisneros.
Date: September 5, 2003
Creator: Harford, Paul
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Dr. Sandra Mayo to Sterling Houston]

Description: Letter from Dr. Sandra Mayo, professor at Southwest Texas State University, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She is writing to send Sterling a draft of a book proposal, an anthology of his plays, to be published by the University of North Texas Press.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mayo, Sandra
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio