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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:

Leonard M. Marsak Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0351
Abstract:

This collection contains three typescripts of works produced by Marsak titled: Bernard de Fontenelle, Development of Science in Relation to Society, and French Philosophers.

Dates: 1961 and undated

Harry Van Demark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0354
Abstract

The contents of this collection include the papers and publications of Harry Van Demark. Within the collection are typescript and bound versions of plays and short stories as well as scrap books, articles, and poetry. Van Demark was considered the most prolific writer in the Houston area of his time.

Dates: 1897 - 1948

Houston Theater Program Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0359
Abstract:

This collection of play programs and related printed publications was created and maintained mainly by John Blodgett Davis and reflects the Houston, Texas theater scene primarily in the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1839 - 2008

Frank E. Dudley poetry and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0364
Abstract:

The collection consists of approximately 235 poems, and correspondence relating to the poetry of Frank Elijah Dudley, of Beaumont, California. Also included in the collection are apparently American Indian artifacts including arrowheads, "swastika" gourd, animal sculptures and a small amount of California gold dust.

Dates: 1920 - 1960

John Robert Anderson manuscript of "The Old Adam"

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0375
Abstract

This collection contains a xerox copy of the typescript of "The Old Adam," an unpublished novel called with a West Texas setting written by John Anderson. Anderson, a 1976 graduate of Rice University, wrote the novel while pursuing a Ph.D. at Yale University. At the time this typescript was accessioned (1983), Anderson was a professor at Pennsylvania University; the novel was unpublished.

Dates: 1982

Robert L. Patten literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0376
Abtract

These Papers represent a portion of the literary career of Dr. Robert L. Patten of Rice University. His writings reflect his interests in Victorian graphic art, history of 19th century publishing, and renowned author Charles Dickens along with renowned illustrator George Cruikshank. Formats include drafts, notes and correspondence related to Dr. Patten's books, articles, lectures and reviews.

Dates: 1963 - 2014

Grace Spaulding John papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0383
Abstract:

These papers consist of proofs, dummies, and printed copies of published and unpublished works written by or illustrated by Grace Spaulding John. Also included are film/film prints of illustrations from these works, sketchbooks, as well as other artwork. Additional items in the collection include biographical information on John, newspaper and magazine articles, and family photographs, audiotapes and correspondence.

Dates: 1890-1977

William Watson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0385
Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence, manuscript verse, and proofs of poems of the poet Sir William Watson. Correspondents include R. Ellis Roberts, Clarence Winchester (of the Amalgamated Press), and T.N. Green-Armytage.

Dates: 1892-1935

Edward Doughtie manuscripts of English Renaissance songs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0424
Abstract

This collection contains Edward Doughtie’s compilation of manuscripts of English Renaissance songs, including: typescript copies of Lyrics from English Airs and a typescript of Liber Lilliati (an Elizabethan verse and song).

Dates: 1596 - 1622, 1989; Majority of material found within 1596 - 1622

Susan L. Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0460
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, research notes, and published articles and manuscripts related to German and Slavic Studies by Rice University professor Susan L. Clark, as well as some co-authored by her colleague Julian M. Wasserman. Collection Date Range: 1976-1990. This collection is 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes).

Dates: 1976-1990