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[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.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Linda Koulisis - July 25, 1981]

Description: Letter from Linda Koulisis, production manager of the Magic Theatre in San Francisco, on behalf of Sterling Houston. She is writing a letter of recommendation for the playwright, whom she praises in the short letter.
Date: July 25, 1981
Creator: Koulisis, Linda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston - July 17, 1989]

Description: Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. She sends her praise for the Modernization of Sainthood, a stage play by Houston, and wishes him the best in his professional career.
Date: July 17, 1989
Creator: Angelou, Maya
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston - November 11, 1988]

Description: Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from her teaching position at Wake Forest University to send her thanks and well wishes to Houston's work. Personal matters are also briefly discussed.
Date: November 11, 1988
Creator: Angelou, Maya
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston - November 11, 1988]

Description: Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to thank him for a previous letter and best wishes on two of Houston's plays - A'Lelia and Driving Wheel.
Date: November 11, 1988
Creator: Angelou, Maya
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Robert Samuel to Sterling Houston - 1980]

Description: Letter from Robert Samuel to, presumably, Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Robert (Bob) writes about when he will be back in San Antonio, and that he hopes to see his friend once there. He will stay with friends. Letter has been written on the back of a card which references both the Robert Samuel Gallery and Tom of Finland, famed artist and icon of gay culture.
Date: 1980
Creator: Samuel, Robert
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter to Sterling Houston - 1988]

Description: Letter from a friend to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He discusses his personal life, including life in New York City, work, and a death in the family.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter to Sterling Houston - October 1982]

Description: Letter to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Much of the letter is difficult to read, particularly because of its penmanship, but there appears to be some content of an explicitly sexual nature.
Date: October 1982
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio