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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

[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

[Letter from John Minton to Sterling Houston - 1999]

Description: Letter from John and Amy Lisabeth Minton to Sterling Houston. They thank him for his friendship and monetary contribution to the Firelight Players organization.
Date: 1999
Creator: Minton, John
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

[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 Phill George to Sterling Houston - February 2nd, 1996]

Description: Letter from Phill George to Sterling Houston. He writes from New York thanking him for sending Miranda, a play written by Houston. He hopes that once in San Antonio, he can work on Frankly, Scarlett at the Josephine Theatre.
Date: February 2, 1996
Creator: George, Bill
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 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 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 Robert to Sterling Houston - November 1992]

Description: Typed letter from Robert, an actor in San Antonio, to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. Robert regrets to inform them that he has been terminated from the 24th Street Experiment Theatre Company, and that he has found new (unpaid) work with a children's theatre in Austin, Texas. He provides his contact information and wishes them happy holidays.
Date: November 1992
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Kate Martin to Sterling Houston - August 6, 1992]

Description: Letter from Kate Martin, project management specialist of the Cultural Arts Board, to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She writes to inform Mr. Houston that he has been selected to receive a three thousand dollar grant.
Date: August 6, 1992
Creator: Martin, Kate
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston - November 11, 1988]

Description: Typed letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. She thanks him for a previous letter and wishes him well on two works by the author: Driving Wheel and A'Lelia.
Date: November 11, 1988
Creator: Angelou, Maya
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston - July 17, 1989]

Description: Letter from Maya Angelou to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. She sends her praise for the Modernization of Sainthood, a stage play by Houston, and wishes him the best in his professional career.
Date: July 17, 1989
Creator: Angelou, Maya
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 Robert Xavier Rodriguez to Sterling Houston - March 29, 1993]

Description: Letter from Robert Xavier Rodriguez, president of the Texas Composers Forum, to Sterling Houston, a prominent Texan playwright. His organization awarded a grant to Mr. Houston's theatre company. The two attended the same high school, and Robert has taken the opportunity to catch up. He hopes that the two can get together. Along with his letter, he has attached several clippings of work he has done as a music composer, including a stage play about Friday Kahlo, noted Mexican painter.
Date: March 29, 1993
Creator: Rodriguez, Robert Xavier
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

[Letter from Karen to Sterling Houston]

Description: Letter from Karen to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She appears to be writing to confirm an upcoming reading and book signing event at a university. She has listed the address of Debra Innocenti, and goes further by providing her own number and contact information in case Mr. Houston had any questions. The letter was written on a floral-print paper.
Date: unknown
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