A Guide to the Emily H. Schwartz Cactus Cafe Controversy Collection, 2009-2010
Emily H. Schwartz was a leading activist in the successful movement to save the Cactus Café, a live music venue and bar at the University of Texas at Austin, which UT administrators had announced would close in the spring of 2010.
The Emily H. Schwartz Cactus Café Controversy Collection, 2009-2010, comprises correspondence, flyers, meeting notes, speeches and newspaper articles documenting the public cry over the proposed closing of the Cactus Café. The collection also concerns Schwartz’s involvement in preventing the closure.
This collection is open for research use.
Emily H. Schwartz Cactus Cafe Controversy Collection, 2009-2010, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Evan Usler, January, June 2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers