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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 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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
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 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
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 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
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 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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
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
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

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

[Letter from Eduardo Diaz to Sterling Houston - July 10, 1990]

Description: Letter from Eduardo Diaz, director of the San Antonio Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs, to Sterling Houston, prominent local playwright. He writes informing him of his candidacy for an Individual Artist Grant. The rest of the letter details what is to come and how the decision will be made in the upcoming weeks.
Date: July 10, 1990
Creator: Diaz, Eduardo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Eduardo Diaz to Sterling Houston - July 23, 1990]

Description: Letter from Eduardo Diaz, director of the Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs in San Antonio, to Sterling Houston, prominent local playwright. Mr. Diaz writes to inform Mr. Houston that he is one of eleven other local artists to receive a grant and that confirmation of his grant will take place in the upcoming months.
Date: July 23, 1990
Creator: Diaz, Eduardo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Eduardo Diaz to Sterling Houston - May 14, 1999]

Description: Letter from Eduardo Diaz, director of the Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. His department has benefited from a one hundred thousand dollar allocation by the Community Revitalization Action Group. The funds were given with the intention of supporting art and cultural programs in neighborhoods, and the letter asks of Sterling to participate in a meeting to decide on guidelines for funding and selecting projects.
Date: May 14, 1999
Creator: Diaz, Eduardo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio