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[E-mail from Tanya Palmer to Sterling Houston - November 27, 2000]

Description: Letter from Tanya Palmer of the Actors Theatre of Louisville to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to send him a Commission Agreement that needs to be signed by Houston to allow for a collaboration between the Actors Theatre and Houston's theatre group, the Jump-Start Performance Company. A fax transmission report that was sent back to Tanya is also included as well as a copy of "Message Sent", the play entered for submission to the Actors Theatre.
Date: November 27, 2000
Creator: Palmer, Tanya
Item Type: Letter

[Greeting Card from John N. Igo to Sterling Houston - October 9, 2000]

Description: Greeting card from John Igo to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. A hand-written note inside the card appears to be discussing the acquisition of documentation or archive of some kind. However, it remains difficult to read. The front of the card has been printed with a front view of the White House in daylight.
Date: October 9, 2000
Creator: Igo, John N.
Item Type: Artwork

[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
Item Type: Letter

[Award to John N. Igo]

Description: Photocopied award presented to John Igo for his contributions in local community theatre. The document was presented by S.T.A.G.E. and the American Association of Community Theatre. The award copy was then sent to Sterling Houston according to an accompanying envelope.
Date: August 2000
Item Type: Text

[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
Item Type: Letter

[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

[Letters to Sterling Houston - 2000 and 2001]

Description: Letters to Sterling Houston written by several people. The first is written by Anita. She reminisces about two recent events and ends the letter by noting how much she values her friendship with Houston. Tanya Palmer and Amy Wegener write the second - in the hopes of receiving new stage plays by Mr. Houston for their Humana Festival in Kentucky, which they manage. The third letter comes from Steven Bailey, in which he talks about his travel schedule and recent updates in his professional career. The fourth letter appears to be more generally addressed, as noted by the "Dear Friends and Family" beginning. It is written by Robert, Steven's partner. He also writes about recent news in his professional career, with some mention of his personal life.
Date: 2000/2001-04-27
Creator: Palmer, Tanya; Wegener, Amy & Bailey, Steve
Item Type: Letter

[Mario Salas and Politicians During Election Night]

Description: Photograph of several politicians standing for a group picture during election night at Vicente Fox's headquarters. From left to right, they have been identified as Edwina Salas, councilman Mario Marcel Salas of San Antonio, former Texas governor Ann Richards, councilman Raul Prado, and Arizona congressman Edward L. Pastor.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from John Glines to Sterling Houston - June 15, 1999]

Description: Letter from John Glines of The Glines, a non-profit organization for gay arts, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes thanking him for showing an interest in The Glines, but that they are not looking for new material to produce.
Date: June 15, 1999
Creator: Glines, John
Item Type: Letter

[Letter to Sterling Houston - June 11, 1999]

Description: Letter from Sterling Houston's sister. She writes informing her brother of her travel schedule and is happy to know that the poet Maya Angelou is supportive of his profession. She wishes him the best in his writing and writes admirably about his skill as a playwright.
Date: June 11, 1999
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Kitty Felde to Sterling Houston - June 9, 1999]

Description: Letter from Kitty Felde to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from Los Angeles to send word of her most recent play, Erdemovic. It tells the story of a young man who forcibly murdered during the fall of a United Nations post in the former Yugoslavia. She includes a copy of her resume and a synopsis of Erdemovic.
Date: June 9, 1999
Creator: Felde, Kitty
Item Type: Letter

[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

[Greeting Card from Rose to Sterling Houston - March 15, 1999]

Description: Greeting card from Rose to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She is happy about a visit paid to her by one of Houston's friends. She is sick but sure that she will be back in good health within about four weeks. The front of the card has been printed with a photograph of an elaborate floral arrangement inside a wicker basket.
Date: March 15, 1999
Item Type: Artwork

[Greeting Card from Bianca Roberts to Sterling Houston - 1999]

Description: Greeting card from Bianca Roberts to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Inside the card, she has written a short note about how wonderful of an experience it was to work with him. She offers her help in the future. Two small paper receipts have been included, but no reason for them is given in Bianca's note.
Date: 1999
Creator: Roberts, Bianca
Item Type: Artwork

[Thank You Card from Ms. Erna to Sterling Houston - 1999]

Description: Thank you card from Ms. Erna to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She thanks him for all his help and wishes the world were made up of people like him. The front of the card shows a wooden wheelbarrow brimming with flowers and two overgrown butterflies.
Date: 1999
Item Type: Artwork