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[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alban Towers to Loved Ones]

Description: Incomplete letter from Alban Towers to loved ones. He writes informing them of tough living situations while working at a production company as a choreographer and lead dancer. In the last half of the letter, he writes two personal notes to Sylvia and Gary; presumably, close friends. Gary's note runs-off into a second page that was not provided.
Date: unknown
Creator: Towers, Alban
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Boyd Vance to Jump-Start Performance Company - April 6, 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.
Date: April 6, 1998
Creator: Vance, Boyd
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dan Laurence to Sterling Houston - September 7th, 1996]

Description: Typed letter from Dan Laurence to Sterling Houston. He writes thanking him for a recent note and pointing to an enclosed reading - which was not provided. Letter was written on Laurence's letterhead.
Date: September 7, 1996
Creator: Laurence, Dan
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Eduardo Diaz to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts - November 8, 1995]

Description: Letter from Eduardo Diaz, director of the Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs, to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He is writing on behalf of Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright, so that he may be awarded a fellowship with the Center. Diaz notes that Houston has been instrumental in establishing alternative theater and wholeheartedly recommends him to their program.
Date: November 8, 1995
Creator: Diaz, Eduardo
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Fanny]

Description: Hand-written letter from Fanny to an undisclosed recipient. It appears to be a poem or a short creative work judging by its prose. It is romantic in tone about a man missed by Fanny.
Date: unknown
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Frederick to Sterling Houston - August 16, 1998]

Description: Letter from Frederick to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes about his chemotherapy and upcoming school schedule. He hopes to begin a clinical internship in the future.
Date: August 16, 1998
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections