University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Emily H. Schwartz Cactus Cafe Controversy Collection, 2009-2010



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Schwartz, Emily H.
Title: Emily H. Schwartz Cactus Cafe Controversy Collection
Dates: 2009-2010
Abstract: 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.
Accession No.: 2010-238, 2011-162
OCLC No.: 962486594
Extent: 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.


Scope and Contents

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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Schwartz, Emily H.--Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin
Subjects
Music--Texas--Austin.
Places
Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Emily H. Schwartz Cactus Cafe Controversy Collection, 2009-2010, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Evan Usler, January, June 2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3E223 Correspondence, flyers, newspaper articles, 2009-2010
Schwartz role in controversy, 2010