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Houston Hillel Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS 732
Finding aid note: Forms part of the Houston Jewish History Archive. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center and requires 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or woodson@rice.edu for more information.

Content Description

Scrapbooks document the events and programs of Houston Hillel, featuring photographs, event flyers, calendar, newsletters, news clippings, invitations, and other ephemera.

Dates

  • 1975 - 1982

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center and requires 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or woodson@rice.edu for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Houston Hillel Scrapbooks must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

The Woodson Research Center use policy is that researchers assume sole responsibility for any infringement of privacy, literary rights, copyrights, or other rights arising from their use of the archival materials. In addition to any restrictions placed by donors, certain kinds of archival materials are restricted for the life of the creator plus 50 years. These materials include, but are not limited to, student grades, transcripts, and any job applications or recommendations.

Biographical / Historical

Houston Hillel is a multi-campus Hillel Foundation which welcomes Jewish students and young professionals all over the greater Houston area. As the only inclusive and pluralistic Jewish campus organization, Houston Hillel welcomes LGBTQI students, those from interfaith backgrounds, and everyone's Jew-adjacent friends. Houston Hillel, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, is a partner agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston. Their mission is to enrich "the lives of Jewish undergraduate students, graduate students and young professionals so that they may enrich the Houston Jewish community, the Jewish people and the world."

Source: http://www.houstonhillel.org/, accessed Dec. 5, 2018.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The collection consists of scrapbooks documenting the events and programs of Houston Hillel, featuring photographs, event flyers, calendar, newsletters, news clippings, invitations, and other ephemera.

Arrangement

The materials in this collection have been arranged in one series as follows:

Series I: Scrapbooks

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials were donated by Eric Cohn and Kenny Weiss on behalf of Houston Hillel, via Dr. Joshua Furman, in January 2018.
Title
Guide to the Houston Hillel scrapbooks collection, 1975-1982
Status
Unprocessed Addenda
Author
Traci Patterson
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA