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[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 Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston - November 1995]

Description: Typed note from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She wishes the best for Houston and his players. Instructions and information about proper flower care and business information from the Last Straw Florist indicates that flowers accompanied the note.
Date: November 1995
Creator: Angelou, Maya
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[E-mail from Arnold Aprill to Sterling Houston - January 17, 2002]

Description: E-mail from Arnold Aprill to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He has received a script for one of Houston's plays, Cameoland, and is writing to comment on several parts of the story. This includes notations on character development, music, and imagery.
Date: January 17, 2002
Creator: Aprill, Arnold
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Card from Lorraine Aprill to Sterling Houston - July 2000]

Description: Card from Lorraine Aprill to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The card was sent on the occasion of the death of Houston's mother. The card expresses sympathy and comfort for the event. The front of the card has been printed with a painterly image of a bowl of green apples.
Date: July 2000
Creator: Aprill, Lorraine
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Frank R. Aqueno to Sterling Houston - October 15, 1992]

Description: Letter from Frank R. Aqueno to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes to invite Houston to his provocative one-man performance piece titled Queer Pier. He encloses a xeroxed newspaper clipping from The Advocate about his play. A third clipping shows a portrait of the writer wearing sunglasses, shorts, and an American flag bandana in front of a chain-link fence.
Date: October 15, 1992
Creator: Aqueno, Frank R.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Postcard from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston - May 8, 1995]

Description: Postcard from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. A short note on the back discusses problems with a project and terrible weather. They hope to go to San Antonio occasionally. The front cover shows a view of Mt. Lassen and Manzanita Lake in Mt. Lassen, California.
Date: May 8, 1995
Creator: Armstrong, Jennifer & Armstrong, Richard
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston - December 1995]

Description: Greeting card from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They hope to see him again when they travel back to Texas. A second card has been placed inside it: an announcement for the birth of Simon Alexander Ghebreyesus. It was sent much later, however, according to the child's birth date.
Date: December 1995
Creator: Armstrong, Richard & Armstrong, Jennifer
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Robert Atkins to Friends and Family - 1996]

Description: Letter from Robert Atkins to friends and family. He writes informing them of recent news in his professional career, including media collaborations with television broadcasting companies and updates on two of his books, TalkBack! and ArtSpeak. A few personal details are also given.
Date: 1996
Creator: Atkins, Robert
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Michele Autenrieth to Sterling Houston - May 6, 1997]

Description: Letter from Michele Autenrieth, account executive of Guerra DeBerry & Company, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to invite him to be a judge for the Annual Citicorp Employee Art Contest, where Citicorp employees present sculptures, paintings, and other forms of art.
Date: May 6, 1997
Creator: Autenrieth, Michele
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Thank You Card from Roger A. Brown]

Description: Thank you card from Roger A. Brown. Inside the card, he writes: "We couldn't have done it without you (smile)." The front of the card has been printed with "Thank You" in gold capital letters.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brown, Roger A.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

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

[Letter from Park Chambers, Tim Doud, and Lawrence Steger to Sterling Houston - December 22, 1992]

Description: Letter from Park Chambers, Tim Doud, and Lawrence Steger of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They write to thank him for allowing them to house his documentation. It appears that Mr. Houston's contribution was helpful to an exhibition titled Private/Public. The School of the Art Institute played a seemingly large role in the exhibit as well.
Date: December 22, 1992
Creator: Chambers, Park; Doud, Tim & Steger, Lawrence
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Raymond Cheung]

Description: Letter from Raymond Cheung to an unidentified recipient. The short letter is being sent in the hopes of acquiring a television or radio internship. Raymond has included his resume.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cheung, Raymond
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston - November 4, 1997]

Description: Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She invites him to a celebration honoring MacArthur guests and the stage play "Ofrendas del Alma, del Corazon, y de la Mente" (translated to Offerings from the Soul, the Heart, and the Mind). At the end of her letter, she provides instructions to her home.
Date: November 4, 1997
Creator: Cisneros, Sandra
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from William W. Cook - April 7, 1998]

Description: Letter from William W. Cook, chair of the National Black Theatre Summit at Dartmouth College, to participants of the National Black Theatre Summit. He writes to thank those involved for their work and participation. The gathering comprised of a conference and discussions on the future of theatre affecting, concerning, or about African-Americans. Several initiatives are mentioned, mandates that have been met, and areas that still need attention.
Date: April 7, 1998
Creator: Cook, William W.
Item Type: Letter
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.
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