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Steven Plumb papers

Identifier: MS 1077
Finding aid note: Forms part of the South Texas Jewish Archives


This collection is made up of two boxes containing bulletins and programs, committee and board documents, correspondence, directories and yearbooks, financial records, publications, and writings from Steven Plumb ranging from 1968 to 2015.


  • 1968 - 2015


Conditions Governing Access

Collection open for research without restriction. Stored on-site at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Steven Plumb 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 material are restricted by 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

The Steven Plumb Papers focus on the life of Dr. Richard Plumb and his involvement in the Houston Jewish community. Dr. Richard Plumb was born in Russia in 1931. After moving to the United States, he grew up in Dallas and Washington D.C. He worked as a Pediatrician in Houston, Texas for over 50 years and served as the President of Congregation Emanu El. Dr. Plumb passed away on May 9, 2019.


2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The materials of this collection have been arranged in seven series as follows: Series I: Bulletins and Programs; Series II: Committees and Board; Series III: Correspondence; Series IV: Directories and Yearbooks; Series V: General; Series VI: Publications; Series VII: Writings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Steven Plumb donated the papers in September of 2023.
Guide to Steven Plumb Papers, 1968 to 2015
Ally Godsil
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Repository Details

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

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