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Rubinsky Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 866
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.

Scope and Contents

Address books, calendars, camp information materials, publications, and religious school materials document the lives of members of the Rubinsky family and their involvement in the Houston Jewish Community from 1991-2001. The papers especially demonstrate the family's involvement with Camp Young Judaea Texas and the Houston Jewish Community Center.

Dates

  • 1991 - 2001

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research. Series I: Address Books/Rosters has been restricted as they contain individuals' addresses and phone numbers. Permission to view these items must be obtained from the director of the Houston Jewish History Archive or the director of the Woodson Research Center.

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 Rubinsky Family 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

Karen Rubinsky grew up in Galveston, Texas. She earned two bachelor’s degrees with high honors from the University of Texas at Austin: one in mathematics and one in computer science. She earned her master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in management information systems from the University of Houston.

Karen is Assistant Vice President for Development and Alumni Operations at Rice University. Prior to going to Rice in 1993, Karen worked for 12 years at First City Bancorporation of Texas. Karen began her career as a programmer/analyst at Brown & Root, Inc. in Houston.

In addition to her work at Rice, Karen is active on committees of several nonprofit organizations in the Houston community.

Excerpt from: https://dar.rice.edu/karen-rubinsky

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection is made up of one box containing rosters/address books, calendars, camp information materials, publications, and religious school materials from the Rubinsky Family, spanning from 1991-2001.

Arrangement

The materials in this collection have been arranged in five series as follows: Series I: Address Books/Rosters; Series II: Calendars; Series III: Camp Information Materials; Series IV: Publications; Series V: Religious School Materials

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Karen Rubinsky donated the papers in April of 2018.
Title
Guide to the Karen Rubinsky Papers, 1991-2001
Status
Completed
Author
Rebecca Topper
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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