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[Letter from Linnet Taylor to a CAN Gathering Participant - June 2, 2004]

Description: Letter from Linnet Taylor, program assistant of creativity and culture of the Rockefeller Foundation. She sends the letter to a "CAN gathering participant" with a copy of Creative Community: the Art of Community Cultural Development; presumably, a publication by the Foundation.
Date: June 2, 2004
Creator: Taylor, Linnet
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Midge Graybeal to Sterling Houston - December 27, 1990]

Description: Letter from Midge Graybeal, executive director of the San Antonio Business Committee for the Arts, to Sterling Houston, prominent local playwright. She writes to inform him of his nomination for the 1991 Artist of the Year. The award event will encompass a daytime luncheon where the winner will be announced.
Date: December 27, 1990
Creator: Graybeal, Midge
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[E-mail from Claudia Ladensohn - October 9, 2002]

Description: E-mail letter from Claudia Ladensohn of the Texas Commission on the Arts to Jon Hinojosa, Catherine Cisneros, Lyn Bobbitt, and Sterling Houston. She is writing to confirm an event that will take place in a couple of months, and to send a tentative schedule of the day's event.
Date: December 27, 1990
Creator: Ladensohn, Claudia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[E-mail from Amy Wegener, Tanya Palmer, and Michael Bigelow Dixon to Sterling Houston - February 2001]

Description: Letter from Amy Wegener, Tanya Palmer, and Michael Bigelow Dixon of the Actors Theatre of Louisville to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They are writing to inform him that they picked one of his plays for inclusion in that year's Humana Festival of New American Plays.
Date: February 2001
Creator: Wegener, Amy; Palmer, Tanya & Dixon, Michael Bigelow
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William W. Cook - April 7, 1998]

Description: Letter from William W. Cook, chair of the National Black Theatre Summit at Dartmouth College, to participants of the National Black Theatre Summit. He writes to thank those involved for their work and participation. The gathering comprised of a conference and discussions on the future of theatre affecting, concerning, or about African-Americans. Several initiatives are mentioned, mandates that have been met, and areas that still need attention.
Date: April 7, 1998
Creator: Cook, William W.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Park Chambers, Tim Doud, and Lawrence Steger to Sterling Houston - December 22, 1992]

Description: Letter from Park Chambers, Tim Doud, and Lawrence Steger of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. They write to thank him for allowing them to house his documentation. It appears that Mr. Houston's contribution was helpful to an exhibition titled Private/Public. The School of the Art Institute played a seemingly large role in the exhibit as well.
Date: December 22, 1992
Creator: Chambers, Park; Doud, Tim & Steger, Lawrence
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Judith Zaffirini to Sterling Houston - May 24, 1993]

Description: Letter from Judith Zaffirini, state senator from Texas, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes back as a response to a letter by Houston, noting that she, like Sterling, fully supports funding for the arts. This includes funds for the Texas Commission on the Arts and the SB 778 bill, which she co-sponsored with twenty-seven other members.
Date: May 24, 1993
Creator: Zaffirini, Judith
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 Our Texas Magazine to Sterling Houston]

Description: Letter from someone at Our Texas Magazine to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Presumably, a copy of a publication was sent to Houston. It asks if Houston knows of a church with a statue of St. Martin. Though it has been signed at the bottom, the name is difficult to read with certainty.
Date: unknown
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 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 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
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 to Sterling Houston - October 1982]

Description: Letter to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Much of the letter is difficult to read, particularly because of its penmanship, but there appears to be some content of an explicitly sexual nature.
Date: October 1982
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson to Dr. Peter Wolkonsky - January 10, 1989]

Description: Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson, artistic director of the O'Rourke Center for the Performing Arts, to Dr. Peter Wolkonsky. She sends word that she enjoyed reading Sterling Houston's play, A Brief History of American Song, but that her company will be unable to produce it due to prior commitments.
Date: January 10, 1989
Creator: Crewdson, Arlene J.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Grace to Sterling Houston]

Description: Letter from Grace to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. On the front page, she has quoted a passage from the book The Thorn Birds, a mythical bird who searches for a perfect thorn tree when born. When it finds it, it impales itself on its sharpest spine and sings the most beautiful song before it dies. On the back, she appears to have written a short poem.
Date: unknown
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Sterling Houston - 1988]

Description: Letter from a friend to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He discusses his personal life, including life in New York City, work, and a death in the family.
Date: 1988
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