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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 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

[Letter from Lillie DeAnda to Sterling Houston - October 10, 1995]

Description: Letter from Lillie DeAnda to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She thanks him for helping and attending the SAYL (likely the San Antonio Youth Literacy organization) Gala kick-off party. She is happy that he will attend at a forthcoming gala in March.
Date: October 10, 1995
Creator: DeAnda, Lillie
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Friends - November 1995]

Description: Letter from an unidentified woman to a close group of friends. She informs them of an incident that occurred in New Orleans one night after leaving a friend's wedding. Walking alone towards her car, she became fearful of a man walking behind her. After passing her, he turned back and showed her a t-shirt that read, "all black men are not criminals." The incident shook her considerably as she considered herself a proud liberal. She notes that the problem of racism can be crystallized in such moments, and that she will continue to fight to find solutions.
Date: November 1995
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Robert Xavier Rodriguez to Sterling Houston - November 14, 1995]

Description: Letter from Robert Xavier Rodriguez to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes informing him that he will be in San Antonio for a performance of his music at San Antonio College, and wishes to see him.
Date: November 14, 1995
Creator: Rodriguez, Robert Xavier
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston - November 1995]

Description: Typed note from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She wishes the best for Houston and his players. Instructions and information about proper flower care and business information from the Last Straw Florist indicates that flowers accompanied the note.
Date: November 1995
Creator: Angelou, Maya
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Kristina Paledes to Sterling Houston - August 14, 1995]

Description: Letter from Kristina Paledes to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. As entertainment editor of the San Antonio Express-News newspaper, she writes to extend an invitation to Houston to participate in an arts column. She would like for him to contact colleagues and together send submissions on a wide range of topics in the arts community.
Date: August 14, 1995
Creator: Paledes, Kristina
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Joyce Lambrecht - June 1995]

Description: Letter from Joyce Lambrecht, special projects chairman of the Alamo Theater Arts Council. She writes to invite photograph submissions by local theater groups for the 1995 Globe Awards, an event celebrating achievements by San Antonio theaters. She would also like presenters and asks for volunteers.
Date: June 1995
Creator: Lambrecht, Joyce
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
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 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 Mary P. Travers to Sterling Houston - November 15, 1993]

Description: Letter from Mary Travers, vice president of Alice B. Theatre, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to congratulate him on being one of ten people chosen as a finalist for a position on the artistic staff. The rest of the letter details how the upcoming weeks will look like for the finalists, and what materials they need to send so that the theatre can make their final decision.
Date: November 15, 1995
Creator: Travers, Mary P.
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 Robert Xavier Rodriguez to Sterling Houston - October 25, 1995]

Description: Letter from Robert Xavier Rodriguez to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He thanks him for his call and apologizes for not attending one of his plays, as he was busy with events relating to the San Antonio Symphony.
Date: October 25, 1995
Creator: Rodriguez, Robert Xavier
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston - June 22, 1995]

Description: Letter from Sally de Mattia to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes from the Italian-based magazine Omero, which is in various stages of publishing Le Griffon, a play by Houston. She also wonders if perhaps she should take her own play out of Houston's production company, the Jump-Start Performance Company, due to setbacks in funding and delays.
Date: June 22, 1995
Creator: de Mattia, Sally
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections