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[Translation of Letter from H. Fehr, October 17, 1928]

Description: Translation of letter from H. Fehr written in German on the front and back of a piece of Burnham & Fehr stationery. Includes translation notes.
Date: June 28, 2015
Creator: Huenlich, David
Partner: Concordia University Texas

[Letter to Eleanor Brown, May 8, 2007]

Description: Letter from Brenda Johnson and Joseph Wilson to Eleanor Brown inviting her to the preview of "Wings Over the Alamo", a PBS documentary.
Date: May 8, 2007
Creator: Johnson, Brenda Vickrey & Wilson, Joseph A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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 Eleanor Brown to Catherine Murphy, August 14, 2005]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Brown to Catherine Murphy requesting reimbursement for expenses she incurred while traveling to WASP events. "Copy" is handwritten across the top and bottom of the page. Included with the letter are two confirmation emails from Expedia.com and a boarding pass for her flight to Washington, D.C.
Date: August 14, 2005
Creator: Brown, Eleanor McLernon
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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

[Email from Caro Bosca to the WASP Board of Directors, November 2, 2004]

Description: Email from Caro Bosca to the WASP Board of Directors discussing recent committee appointments, the group's letterhead, proposed changes to the newsletter's content and mailing schedule, and upcoming events honoring the WASP.
Date: November 2, 2004
Creator: Bosca, Caro Bayley
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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 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 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 Dr. Paul Harford to Sterling Houston - September 5, 2003]

Description: Letter from Dr. Paul Harford to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes sending him a list of information regarding medication and treatment of the HIV virus. His last item on the list is the contact information of a physician, Dr. Luis Alfredo Cisneros.
Date: September 5, 2003
Creator: Harford, Paul
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

[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 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 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 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

[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 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 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

[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

[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