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06. Arts and Literature

 Record Group
Identifier: 06
Archival collections related to dance, theater, painting, sculpture, literature, and more.

Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:

Rice University Visual and Dramatic Arts department brochures and programs

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0411
Abstract

The collection consists of explanatory materials intended for prospective students, calendars of departmental events, and programs from shows presented in 2007 through 2018.

Dates: 2007 - 2018

Bapsi Sidhwa papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0885
Abstract

The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.

Dates: 1943 - 2018

William Motherwell letters and notes

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0334
Abstract

Letters and fragments of notes by William Motherwell with no common theme other than the frequent mention of Robert Burns.

Dates: 1833 - 1834

James Pinckney Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0013
Abstract

Drafts, including screenplays, of several of Miller's works including "Days of Wine and Roses" (1963), "Rabbit Trap," and "Race for Home" (1968); together with correspondence and notes concerning these works, copyright procedures, credits, and research. Includes material relating to Writers Guild of America, West.

Dates: circa 1939-1999, bulk dates 1960-1999; Majority of material found within

South Main Alliance records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0501
Abstract

Founded in March 1976 by business, institutional and civic leaders, the South Main Center Association is a private, non-profit community and economic development organization which represents the residential, commercial and institutional interests of the approximately 12.5 square mile South Main area located within the inner loop. In 2005, the South Main Center Association (SMCA) was renamed the South Main Alliance. These records reflect the daily business of the organization.

Dates: 1975-2007

David Westheimer literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0345
Abstract

Contains materials relating to Westheimer's literary work, including manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, reviews, research, and correspondence

Dates: 1940 - 1997

Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0276
Abstract These papers represent a broad view of Larry McMurtry’s literary career, including his collaborations with Diana Ossana. Handwritten notes, editorial correspondence, annotated typescripts, and production material show the creative process for McMurtry’s (and Ossana’s) novels, screenplays, teleplays, and essays. While many works are included here, Streets of Laredo and Dead Man’s Walk are among the most fully documented....
Dates: 1890 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2011

Alan Dugald McKillop papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0269
Abstract

Professional papers, manuscript notes and personal correspondence of Alan Dugald McKillop, Professor of English, Rice University. Included in the collection are: James Thomson letters (photocopies); Samuel Richardson letters (photocopies); Aaron Hill letters; typescripts of articles; reviews of McKillop's books; reviews by McKillop; offprints by McKillop, offprints of other authors (most autographed).

Dates: 1921 - 1972

Francisco Frejes’ "Ensayo Sobre La Reduccion Y Colonizacion De Las Tribas Barbaras Del Continente"

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0042
Abstract:

The complete unpublished manuscript containing an account of the Church's activities in 16th century Mexico in relation to the indigenous population.

Dates: 1820 - 1840

Kaderli collection of letters about death, 1961-1966

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0052
Abstract:

This is a collection of twenty-seven letters, mostly handwritten and accompanied by their original envelopes. Each letter addresses the subject posed by Mrs. Kaderli when she asked for guidance in explaining death to her small daughter. A few of the letters are photocopies which replace lost originals.

Dates: 1961-1966