The collection includes correspondence, diplomas, membership material, military records, and photographs that document the life of Hyman Joe Rosenzweig during his childhood and his time in the Army during World War II. Overall the material is in good condition. Of particular note are Rosenzweig's dog tags, medals and ribbons awarded to him during the war, and photographs of him in uniform.
1914 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access
This material is open for research. Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from the Hyman Joe Rosenzweig Papers 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
Hyman Joe Rosenzweig was born December 6, 1906 in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Rice University in 1928 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Mr. Rosenzweig worked most of his life in the oil and gas industry - working for United Gas System in Shreveport, Louisiana. Rosenzweig joined the U.S. Army in 1942 and served for the duration of the war, receiving an honorable discharge in 1945. During his time overseas he participated in campaigns in Italy and North Africa. After the war, he returned to the oil and gas business. He died April 15, 1959 in Shreveport and is buried at the Adath Israel Cemetery in Houston.
Artifacts, correspondence, education materials, membership cards, military documents, and photographs document part of the life of Hyman Joe Rosenzweig during his childhood and time spent in the U. S. Army during World War II.
The materials in this collection have been arranged in five series as follows:
Series I: Correspondence
Series II: Military Documents
Series III: Photographs
Series IV: Realia
Series V: Oversize
Series VI: Photographs
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials were donated by Paul Levy, Feb. 21, 2018.