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[Funeral Program for Jeffery Dean Adams, March 10, 2003]

Description: Funeral program for Jeffery Dean Adams, born May 6, 1962 and died March 5, 2003. The funeral was held March 10, 2003 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. J. Brendonly Cunningham. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: March 10, 2003
Creator: Adams-Means, Carol L.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Julius Adams, February 22, 2002]

Description: Funeral program for Reverend Julius Adams, born August 9, 1923 and died February 16, 2002. The funeral was held February 22, 2002 at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Terrence Hays. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 22, 2002
Creator: Adams-Means, Carol L.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Verna Marie Littles, February 4, 2006]

Description: Funeral program for Verna Marie Littles, born December 9, 1930 and died January 26, 2006. The funeral was held Saturday, February 4, 2006 at Sanford Chapel Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. L. A. Walker. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 4, 2006
Creator: Adams-Means, Carol L.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

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

[Photographic Print of a Door]

Description: Photographic print of a door taken by Winston Cutshall in 2003. The glass on the door appears to ripple and creates a distorted view of the outside.
Date: 2003
Creator: Cutshall, Winston
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photographic Print of a Pitcher]

Description: Photographic print of a pitcher in a bowl taken by Winston Cutshall in 2003. There is a sheet hanging in the background.
Date: 2003
Creator: Cutshall, Winston
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photographic Print of a Pitcher by a Window]

Description: Photographic print of a pitcher by a window taken by Winston Cutshall. By the pitcher is an oil lamp. The items are located on a window sill behind a sink. To the left of the sink is a small bowl.
Date: 2003
Creator: Cutshall, Winston
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Pamphlet: "Mexican Calendar Legends" Brochure Translations]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Mexican Calendar Legends, 20th Century Mexican Calendar Art in Galas de Mexico". Along with the title of the exhibition and an image of a painting from the exhibition, the cover of the pamphlet also establishes that the pamphlet is made up of "Brochure Translations" from a separate gallery guide that is in Spanish. The first page features an introduction about the exhibition. The majority of remaining pages list the artists that are included in the exhibition as well as a short biography and description of the type of artwork each one produces. The last two pages list a few of the "classic themes of the calendar paintings". The back cover of the pamphlet features the sponsors of the museum and the exhibition as well as information about the exhibition and the museum.
Date: 2004
Creator: Davis & Davis Translators
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

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

[Funeral Program for Antone Dykes, January 23, 2003]

Description: Funeral program for Rev. Antone Dykes, born December 28, 1924 and died January 20, 2003. The funeral was held January 23, 2003 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Terrence K. Hayes. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 23, 2003
Creator: Dykes, Reginald
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

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

[E-Mail from Craig Gingrich-Philbrook to Paul Bonin-Rodriguez - February 16, 2003]

Description: E-Mail from Craig Gingrich-Philbrook to Paul Bonin-Rodriguez. He fondly writes to Paul informing him that he has just watched his play, Memory's Caretaker, on a tape that Paul sent. He proposes that the play be used as part of a printed forum discussion in Text and Performance Quarterly (TPQ), a scholarly journal. He asks Paul if he would be interested in participating and thanks him for sharing his work with him.
Date: February 16, 2003
Creator: Gingrich-Philbrook, Craig
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Cathy Crimmins Book Review by Katie Grinch]

Description: Review of the Cathy Crimmins book - How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The True and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World - by Katie Grinch. She gives several bullet points on how gay culture has influenced mainstream culture, as pointed out in the book. The last page is an excerpt from Crimmins' book.
Date: 2004
Creator: Grinch, Katie
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Greeting Card from Tony Hargrove to Sterling Houston - March 2001]

Description: Card from Tony Hargrove of the Ella Austin Community Center to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes fondly about meeting him, and hopes to see him again in the fall. The front of the card has been printed with the Ella Austin logo.
Date: March 2001
Creator: Hargrove, Anthony
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Pamphlet: "Los Hílos De Oaxaca, an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles" Family Guide]

Description: Family guidebook that details an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Los Hílos De Oaxaca [The Threads of Oaxaca], an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles". The front cover features a large photograph of an embroidered flower as well as the exhibition title in a script typeface above. The English translation of the name is also included in uppercase letters along with the subheading "A Family Guide" and the exhibition dates. The inside cover of the guidebook includes a list of all the contributors that worked on an aspect of the exhibition. The first page features an introductory paragraph that describes the nature and meaning of the exhibition. The rest of the guide consists of headings that describe either indigenous Hispanic cultures or inspired Hispanic textile artists. Each heading is followed by passages that explain the subject further in depth and as it relates to the exhibition. There is a simple map of several tribal boundaries on pages four and five of the guide. Page 19 is dedicated to explaining ancient "Textile Techniques & Dying Methods", and is accompanied by a labelled diagram of a loom on page 18. The last two pages of the guidebook contain two interactive activities; the first is a list of relevant words that the reader is asked to find the definitions for in the guidebook. The second activity contains a box with an outline of a traditional Hispanic garment inside. The reader is asked to create a meaningful design on the garment inspired by "Huipil design". The back cover of the guidebook features several logos of various sponsors as well as a small paragraph about the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Creator: Hernandez, Alberto McKelligan & Richter, Lacey
Item Type: Text
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum