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[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from the Walt Whitman Cultural Center to Sterling Houston - November 15, 1995]

Description: Letter from someone at the Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center, INC. to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Though it has been signed at the bottom, it is difficult to read with certainty. The note informs Sterling that items have been enclosed regarding Essex and suggests that he send them to the appropriate people.
Date: November 15, 1995
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cameoland Flyer]

Description: Flyer put out by the Jump-Start Performance Company and the Carver Community Cultural Center advertising the premier of Cameoland, a musical by Sterling Houston. Text below an image of a theatre gives a short description of the musical. Dates, times, and phone numbers are provided below that.
Date: unknown
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cameoland Musical Program]

Description: Program for the stage musical Cameoland, a Jump-Start Performance Company and Carver Community Cultural Center production written by Sterling Houston. The inside of the program lists cast members, production team members, and short bios of the people in the theatre company.
Date: 2003
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Las Nuevas Tamaleras and La Frontera Program]

Description: Program for the stage play Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena and the stage play La Frontera by Sterling Houston. It appears both were presented at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Short bios are provided for Mena and Houston which discuss professional accomplishments.
Date: unknown
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[High-Yello Rose Flyer]

Description: Flyer for the stage musical High-Yello Rose by Sterling Houston and directed by Arnold Aprill. Dates, times, pricing, and cast members are listed on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Bust Portrait of Sterling Houston

Description: Bust portrait photograph of Sterling Houston. He wears a button-up collar shirt, most likely made out of denim or a similar coarse material. Houston was a playwright, writer, musician and actor born in San Antonio. He lived in Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and eventually moved back to San Antonio. Houston received numerous awards for his creative works including a citation from the Texas State Legislature in 1997 for his contribution to the cultural life of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Houston, Sterling, 1945-
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Steve Bailey and Sterling Houston Smiling

Description: Photograph of two men standing in front of a large window. The man on the right with his arms crossed has been identified as Steve Bailey. Standing next to him is Sterling Houston, who wears glasses and a navy colored shirt. The words "Jump" and "Start" have been placed digitally in an arc over the two men. A highly stylized filter was also applied to the photograph, in a kind of faux comic-book appearance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Houston, Sterling, 1945-
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Sterling Houston Smiling

Description: Photograph of a bearded man identified as Sterling Houston. He wears glasses, a polo shirt, seashell bracelet, a watch, and a ring on his right ring finger. He sits smiling, looking up, with both hands cupping his chin. Houston was a playwright, writer, musician and actor born in San Antonio. He lived in Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco and then eventually moved back to San Antonio. Houston received numerous awards for his creative works including a citation from the Texas State Legislature in 1997 for his contribution to the cultural life of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Houston, Sterling, 1945-
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John McBurney to Sterling Houston - October 30, 2002]

Description: Letter from John McBurney to Sterling Houston. He informs Mr. Houston that Tootie Finnell does not have a grave marker, and he would like his input to put on a drag show as a fundraising activity. He suggests the Jump-Start Theatre as a possible location. The letter has been written on a typed report. McBurney has included his business card as a make-up artist.
Date: October 30, 2002
Creator: McBurney, John
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard from Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to Sterling Houston - November 7, 1995]

Description: Postcard from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The postcard has been sent as a formality, indicating that they have received his application material and will be notified of a decision in the month of January.
Date: November 7, 1995
Creator: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections