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Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: 2004-2005

Series II: 2006-2010

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Brilliant Magazine collection, 2003-2010 MS 560



Title: Brilliant Magazine collection
Dates: 2004-2010
Identification: MS 560
Quantity: 1.75 Linear Feet(4 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Sketch

Brilliant Magazine, founded and published by Lance Avery Morgan, Austin, Texas, is self-styled as “the only luxury lifestyle magazine for Texas.”

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Scope and Contents

The magazine’s mission statement indicates it is designed to capture “the way Texans affect the world and the way the world affects Texans,” covering such items as celebrities, culture, architecture, entertainment, and fashion.

The Brilliant Magazine Collection consists of all published issues between January 2004 and January 2010 and are identified by issue date, cover story title, and name of person on cover if applicable. There are no issues for July 2006, June-August 2007, February 2008, and December 2008-March 2009. Brilliant magazine ended print production in January 2010 and subsequent issues are available online only at brilliantmagazine.com

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Brilliant Magazine Collection, MS 560, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. Lance Avery Morgan, March 2010

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: 2004-2005

BoxFolder
"Truly Texan" - Premier Issue (Elizabeth McAllen Roberts) January 2004
“Power and Passion” (Kari, Kimberly, and Kirby Schlegel) February 2004
“Art and Fashion” (Carolyn Farb) March 2004
“Ranch Chic” (Prairie Rose by Bob "Daddy-O" Wade) April 2004
“Jet Set Travel” (Amy Henry) May 2004
"Advantage Andy" - Summer Issue (Andy Roddick) June/July 2004
“Natural Habitats” (Karen Fabbio and Rick Hawkins) August 2004
“Style Struck” (Erin Wasson) September 2004
“Marfa Matters” (Rainer Judd) October 2004
“Luxe Life” November 2004
“Lights Glamour Action” - The Anniversary Issue December 2004/January 2005
“Girls' Night In” February 2005
“The V.I.P.S of Style” (Allison Sarofim) March 2005
“Going Back to Cali” (Brooke Davenport) April 2005
“Divine Designs” (Erykah Badu) May 2005
“Sexy Summer” (Marcia Gay Harden) June/July 2005
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“It’s Getting Hot in Here” (Becca Cason Thrash) August 2005
“Autumn Splendor” (Teresa Windham) September 2005
“San Antonio Sizzle” (Alice Carrington Foultz) October 2005
“Lavish Luxury” (Jerry Hall) November 2005
“Ice Ice Baby” (Janine Turner) December 2005

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Series II: 2006-2010

BoxFolder
“Blissful Beauty” (Eloise Dejoria) January 2006
“Little Black Book” February 2006
“Spring Party Dresses” March 2006
“Glamorous Getaways” April 2006
“Interior Motives” May 2006
“Summer Pleasures” June 2006
“The Men’s Issue” August 2006
“Stunning Style” September 2006
“Get Cool” October 2006
“Gem Dandies” November 2006
“Picture Perfect” December 2006
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“Hello, Gorgeous” (Third Anniversary Issue) January 2007
“We Love…Picturesque Table Settings” February 2007
“Isn’t She Lovely” (Carmen Dell'Orefice) March 2007
“Great Escapes” April 2007
“House Rules” May 2007
“Grown Up Glamour” (Kate Moss) September 2007
“Man Power” October 2007
“This is the Life” (Renee Zellweger) November 2007
“The Cool Factor” December 2007
“Winter Chic” January 2008
“Swing into Spring” (Molly Sims) March 2008
“Wheels Up!” April 2008
“Contemporary Cool” May 2008
“Summer Confidential” (Diana Ross) June 2008
“Life of the Party” July 2008
“The 80s” (Madonna) August 2008
“Be Your Own Muse” September 2008
“Mad Men” - 2008 Men's Issue (Jamie Bamber) October/November 2008
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"Bold and Beautiful" (Mariska Hartigay) April 2009
"The Smart Issue" (Kyle Chandler) May/June 2009
"In Good Company" July/August 2009
"The New Wow Factor" (Mireille Enos) September/October 2009
"High and Mighty" (Todd Romano) November 2009
"Celebrating Our 7th Year: Star Light, Star Bright" December 2009/January 2010

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