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Showing 9 results for collections with a subject of "San Antonio Authors Collection "

Garza, Xavier.

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Content Abstract: Xavier Garza is an author, artist, and storyteller whose work focuses primarily on his experiences growing up in the small border town of Rio Grande City. The papers consist of typescript manuscripts, pencil and ink sketches, acrylic paintings and newspaper and magazine articles related to his work.

González, Bárbara Renaud, 1953-

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Content Abstract: Bárbara Renaud González is a free-lance writer, journalist, and activist. In recent years, she has devoted most of her time to her writing endeavors. Her essays and articles have appeared in many newspapers and magazines. She has appeared on television and radio, worked as a consultant and has been recognized for her work as a writer and her civic involvement. The collection consists of materials including manuscripts, chapters, notes, poetry, clippings, books, and other material used for research. Also included are columns and essays written by Gonzalez, journalism audio and video cassette tapes, floppy disks holding backups, correspondence, fliers and programs, and magazines.

Green, David P.

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Content Abstract: David P. Green is a surgeon and writer who has written books on orthopedic practice and San Antonio. The collection is comprised of the research files of David P. Green for his book, Place Names of San Antonio.

Houston, Sterling, 1945-

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Content Abstract: Sterling Houston had a thirty-year career in professional theater as an actor, musician and writer in San Antonio, New York and San Francisco. The papers primarily document Houston's involvement in San Antonio theater through scripts, screenplays, programs, and press materials. Also included are correspondence, research materials, project files, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

Jennings, Frank W., 1917-

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Content Abstract: Frank W. Jennings is the author of San Antonio: The Story of an Enchanted City, a history of the city, and principal founder of San Antonio Founder's Day. The collection primarily consists of research materials related to Jennings' interests and writings on San Antonio history.

Milligan, Bryce, 1953-.

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Content Abstract: Bryce Milligan is the author of three volumes of poetry, five historical novels, and more than 2,000 articles. He is the publisher/editor of Wings Press and former director of the literature program at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. The bulk of the collection documents Milligan's work in the literary community through book projects, poetry chapbooks, book fair materials and correspondence.

Nye, Naomi Shihab

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Content Abstract: Naomi Shihab Nye has published several books of poetry, writings for children, novels and columns. Nye has also worked as a visiting writer in schools at all grade levels and universities and has won several national awards. The collection includes the typescripts, manuscripts, drafts, proofs, and other pre-publication forms of the writings of poet and writer Naomi Shihab Nye. Writings include early and revised drafts of poems, essays, and other writings. Published work is supplemented by hundreds of unpublished poems. These working papers are accompanied by notebooks dating back to Nye's school years, an extensive correspondence file with authors, editors, publishers, family members and fans, copies of her publications in book form, and her contributions to books and journals. Also present is extensive material about Nye, including audiovisual materials, work relating to her teaching in public schools, and photographs.

Santos, John Phillip.

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Content Abstract: John Phillip Santos is a producer, journalist and author whose work examines intersecting concerns of media, culture, and identity. He was a program officer at the Ford Foundation and has produced over forty broadcast documentaries on culture, religion, politics and spirituality for CBS News. The bulk of the materials include research notebooks, edited manuscripts (drafts for publication), reviews, clippings, and audiovisual materials including video tapes and sound recordings.

Whitehead, Beck

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Content Abstract: Beck Whitehead is a San Antonio artist who served as Chair of Papermaking and Book Arts at the Southwest School of Art until 2016. Whitehead is a papermaker who creates paper paintings and one-of-a-kind books. The collection documents three of Whitehead’s book and paper arts projects undertaken between 2001-2018. It includes prototypes, mock ups, and test printing used by Whitehead in the creative process.