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[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 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 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 Edward D. Garza to Sterling Houston - April 25, 2005]

Description: Letter from Edward D. Garza, mayor of San Antonio, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes to thank him for his participating in the Steering Committee for The Cultural Collaborative (TCC): A Plan for San Antonio's Creative Economy. The committee was put in place to find solutions to support art and cultural programs in the city. With its planning stage over, he discusses the future of the committee, including a new committee to be formed. He invites him to submit nominations for members.
Date: April 25, 2005
Creator: Garza, Edward D.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Edward D. Garza to Sterling Houston - August 6, 2003]

Description: Letter from Edward D. Garza, mayor of the city of San Antonio, to Sterling Houston, prominent local playwright. He writes to invite him to join the Cultural Collaborative Steering Committee, a group composed of leaders in the arts community. The members, chosen from the private and public sector, would have a say in the growth and support of San Antonio's cultural sector.
Date: August 6, 2003
Creator: Garza, Edward D.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Evan Smith to Sterling Houston - August 24, 2000]

Description: Letter from Evan Smith of Texas Monthly magazine to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes at the suggestion of Sandra Cisneros, who gave Houston's name to Smith as a possible contributor to the magazine. He hopes that the two can meet in the future.
Date: August 24, 2000
Creator: Smith, Evan
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from John Igo to Sterling Houston - July 11, 2000]

Description: Letter from John Igo to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The handwriting makes the content of the letter difficult to read, but John appears to be sending details about an event at a San Antonio art gallery.
Date: July 11, 2000
Creator: Igo, John
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from John McBurney to Sterling Houston - October 30, 2002]

Description: Letter from John McBurney to Sterling Houston. He informs Mr. Houston that Tootie Finnell does not have a grave marker, and he would like his input to put on a drag show as a fundraising activity. He suggests the Jump-Start Theatre as a possible location. The letter has been written on a typed report. McBurney has included his business card as a make-up artist.
Date: October 30, 2002
Creator: McBurney, John
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Karen DeVinney to Sandra Mayo - January 31, 2003]

Description: Letter from Karen DeVinney of the University of North Texas Press to Sandra Mayo, director of the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies at Southwest Texas State University. In trying to publish a collection of plays by Sterling Houston, Mayo has submitted the work-in-progress to DeVinney and an anonymous reader. The reader's report is included after the letter, with the conclusion that the publication will be much richer with a few revisions. DeVinney hopes Mayo can make the revisions and resubmit.
Date: January 31, 2003
Creator: DeVinney, Karen
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Karen DeVinney to Sterling Houston and Sandra Mayor - August 13, 2004]

Description: Letter from Karen DeVinney, managing editor from the University of North Texas press, to Sandra Mayo and Sterling Houston. She writes to both to inform them of edits that have been made to a manuscript titled Myth, Magic, and Farce. The manuscript is a collection of plays by Houston, a prominent San Antonio playwright. DeVinney goes on to talk about other stages that need to be met before publication.
Date: August 13, 2004
Creator: DeVinney, Karen
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Kathie de Nobriga to Sterling Houston - August 2001]

Description: Letter from Kathie de Nobriga to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to thank him after he participated in the NPN (National Performance Network) Annual Meeting. She ends by wondering if they will see each other in the month of November.
Date: August 2001
Creator: de Nobriga, Kathie
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston - December 3, 2001]

Description: Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. She writes informing him of a creative project she is interested in developing- a play about Lillian Gish, a silent film actress whose life has inspired Kathy. She notes that strong racial commentary could come from the project. She has attached three pages of xeroxed newspaper clippings about the actress.
Date: December 3, 2001
Creator: Stephan, Kathy
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Linnet Taylor to a CAN Gathering Participant - June 2, 2004]

Description: Letter from Linnet Taylor, program assistant of creativity and culture of the Rockefeller Foundation. She sends the letter to a "CAN gathering participant" with a copy of Creative Community: the Art of Community Cultural Development; presumably, a publication by the Foundation.
Date: June 2, 2004
Creator: Taylor, Linnet
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Marcus Goodyear to Sterling Houston - July 18, 2003]

Description: Letter from Marcus Goodyear, English teacher at Sandra Day O'Connor High School, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes to send word of a student literary magazine called Limestone. At the bottom of the letter, he has hand-written a personal note to Sterling thanking him for a writing workshop.
Date: July 18, 2003
Creator: Goodyear, Marcus
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Margaret King Stanley to Sterling Houston - May 30, 2000]

Description: Letter from Margaret King Stanley to Sterling Houston. She writes that she enjoyed a party she attended. She is also appreciative of her selection in the Host Committee and of a video she appeared in.
Date: May 30, 2000
Creator: Stanley, Margaret King
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Nan Cuba to Sterling Houston - December 19, 2001]

Description: Letter from Nan Cuba to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The executive director of Gemini Ink, Nan writes to Houston to inform him of an upcoming fall fundraising campaign. She hopes to convince Houston, a past donor, to provide a contribution to the non-profit organization.
Date: December 19, 2001
Creator: Cuba, Nan
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Nancy and Jerry to Sterling Houston - March 31, 2003]

Description: Letter from Nancy and Jerry to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They send their praises for Cameoland, a stage musical written by Houston. As a token of their admiration, they offer him a free dinner.
Date: March 31, 2003
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Otis F. Richardson to Sterling Houston - February 24, 2003]

Description: Letter from Otis F. Richardson to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes as an old friend, and sends photocopied pages of a magazine article in THING, in which Houston was profiled. A fourth page shows some of Richardson's work as an illustrator. He discloses to Houston that he would like to start a line of gay and lesbian greeting cards. He has included three of these mock-ups in the letter as well.
Date: February 24, 2003
Creator: Richardson, Otis F.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston - August 17, 2003]

Description: Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to congratulate him for receiving a 2003 Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation Award, a fifteen hundred dollar award with no restrictions as to its use. A second letter is included that reads as a press release for the award, with mention of other award winners and the award history.
Date: August 17, 2003
Creator: Cisneros, Sandra
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston - March 9, 2006]

Description: Letter, sticker, pamphlet, and photocopied newspaper clippings from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to praise his participation in a group reading panel sponsored by Amnesty International and other organizations. The event, "We Say No: Writers Against Torture", brought together a variety of academics and writers for one night in San Antonio Central Library. The material enclosed by Cisneros corresponds with the event.
Date: March 9, 2006
Creator: Cisneros, Sandra
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Tanya Palmer and Adrien-Alice Hansel to Sterling Houston - May 20, 2004]

Description: Letter from Tanya Palmer and Adrien-Alice Hansel of the Actors Theatre in Louisville to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They write to invite him to send plays for future production in their company. They thank his past contributions and invite him to also participate in the national Ten-Minute Play Contest.
Date: May 20, 2004
Creator: Palmer, Tanya & Hansel, Adrien-Alice
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Tanya Palmer and Amy Wegener to Sterling Houston - August 12, 2002]

Description: Letter from Tanya Palmer and Amy Wegener, staff members of the Actors Theatre of Louisville, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They write to inform him that he has been selected as a finalist for a Heideman Award, and that they will consider all finalists for production in an upcoming festival.
Date: August 12, 2002
Creator: Palmer, Tanya & Wegener, Amy
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Vivian Rudisill to Sterling Houston - January 07, 2002]

Description: Letter from Vivian Rudisill to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She sends newspaper clippings featuring Houston, discusses holiday events, an upcoming gall bladder operation, and a forthcoming pictorial publication.
Date: January 7, 2002
Creator: Rudisill, Vivian
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio