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[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

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston - December 3, 2001]

Description: Letter from Kathy Stephan to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. She writes informing him of a creative project she is interested in developing- a play about Lillian Gish, a silent film actress whose life has inspired Kathy. She notes that strong racial commentary could come from the project. She has attached three pages of xeroxed newspaper clippings about the actress.
Date: December 3, 2001
Creator: Stephan, Kathy
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Kathie de Nobriga to Sterling Houston - August 2001]

Description: Letter from Kathie de Nobriga to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to thank him after he participated in the NPN (National Performance Network) Annual Meeting. She ends by wondering if they will see each other in the month of November.
Date: August 2001
Creator: de Nobriga, Kathie
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Margaret King Stanley to Sterling Houston - May 30, 2000]

Description: Letter from Margaret King Stanley to Sterling Houston. She writes that she enjoyed a party she attended. She is also appreciative of her selection in the Host Committee and of a video she appeared in.
Date: May 30, 2000
Creator: Stanley, Margaret King
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Nancy and Jerry to Sterling Houston - March 31, 2003]

Description: Letter from Nancy and Jerry to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They send their praises for Cameoland, a stage musical written by Houston. As a token of their admiration, they offer him a free dinner.
Date: March 31, 2003
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Vivian Rudisill to Sterling Houston - January 07, 2002]

Description: Letter from Vivian Rudisill to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She sends newspaper clippings featuring Houston, discusses holiday events, an upcoming gall bladder operation, and a forthcoming pictorial publication.
Date: January 7, 2002
Creator: Rudisill, Vivian
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[E-mail from Pam to Friends - January 14, 2002]

Description: E-mail from Pam to friends regarding a storytelling project. She sends word to a number of those involved in the project that they have recently been awarded a fifty thousand grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. The e-mail discusses upcoming travel plans and planning arrangements.
Date: January 14, 2002
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 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 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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Tanya Palmer and Amy Wegener to Sterling Houston - August 12, 2002]

Description: Letter from Tanya Palmer and Amy Wegener, staff members of the Actors Theatre of Louisville, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They write to inform him that he has been selected as a finalist for a Heideman Award, and that they will consider all finalists for production in an upcoming festival.
Date: August 12, 2002
Creator: Palmer, Tanya & Wegener, Amy
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[E-mail from Bob Leonard to Sterling Houston - July 7, 2003]

Description: E-mail from Bob Leonard of the Network of Ensemble Theaters to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes to invite him to a National Conference which will take place in Amherst, Massachusetts. All travel expenses will be covered for the week-long summer conference.
Date: July 7, 2003
Creator: Leonard, Bob
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
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 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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Otis F. Richardson to Sterling Houston - February 24, 2003]

Description: Letter from Otis F. Richardson to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes as an old friend, and sends photocopied pages of a magazine article in THING, in which Houston was profiled. A fourth page shows some of Richardson's work as an illustrator. He discloses to Houston that he would like to start a line of gay and lesbian greeting cards. He has included three of these mock-ups in the letter as well.
Date: February 24, 2003
Creator: Richardson, Otis F.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
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