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Schwartz/Stein Family [Schulenburg] papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 858
Overview The collection contains correspondence, photographs, news clippings, citizenship paperwork, a confirmation certificate, a book on the history of Temple Israel, guides to Jewish cemeteries in the area, and an oral history interview with Paula Schwartz Stein which document part of the lives of members of the Schwartz and Stein families within the Schulenburg Jewish community and events at Temple Israel from 1925-2020.
Dates: 1925 - 2020

Sheldon Kaufman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 837
Overview The collection consists of one box containing primary school certificates, Bar Mitzvah materials, a letter of intent to play baseball for Rice University on a scholarship, news clippings, admissions paperwork, correspondence, Rice team schedules, an award, and two scrapbooks that documents Sheldon Kaufman's time spent as a youth at Adath Emeth primary school and his baseball career from Little League through his time at Rice University spanning the years 1956 to 2004.
Dates: 1956 - 2004

Sklar Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 789
Overview The Sklar Family papers contain photographs and certificates relevant to the Sklar family, such as Fred Sklar’s confirmation certificate and bar mitzvah materials. The papers offer a look at institutions such as the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and Congregation Beth Jacob, and the ceremonies that tie families and communities together.
Dates: 1930 - 1954

Sol Schwartz family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 806
Overview The Sol Schwartz family collection provides an in-depth look at the experiences of a Jewish family growing up in Houston, particularly through Alex Schwartz’ Autobiography and the Board Minutes he took for Congregation Rodefei Sholom. With its American Mizrachi Women Chapter Directory, Column by Rabbi Segal praising Alex Schwartz, and the Torah awarded Sol Schwartz, the collection showcases multiple family members and their contributions to the Houston Jewish community.
Dates: 1927 - 2008

Stolbun/Workmen's Circle collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 783
Overview This collection contains materials relevant to the century-old Workmen’s Circle, a social justice organization dedicated to preserving Jewish identity and activism. The materials include group portraits of members in 1925 and 1945, and a Certificate of Service presented to Edith Winograd Stolbun, whose son donated the collection.
Dates: 1925, 1945

Weinstein Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 857
Overview The Weinstein Family papers showcase Irving and Lily Weinstein, and their ties to the broader Houston Jewish community. Irving’s service in World War II and Lily’s civic engagement with both San Jacinto High School and Congregation Beth Israel are preserved in the letters they exchanged while Irving was overseas. Featuring photographs, news clippings, and a plethora of military correspondence and documentation, the Weinstein Family papers offer insight into a century of Jewish History.
Dates: 1912 - 2012

Westheimer/Simon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 876
Overview The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.
Dates: 1920 - 2012

William H. Masterson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 613
Abstract The collection contains one series of Masterson's academic papers and one series related to his wife, Orvetta Masterson. Correspondence, newsclips, photographs, certificates, Rice-related brochures and information on the Masterson Fund are included.
Dates: 1940s-1980s

Yellen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 838
Overview The Yellen Family papers are comprised of photographs and memorabilia related to Milton Yellen’s time practicing dentistry in New Guinea for the army during World War II, and photographs and newsclippings of his wife Florence Kless Yellen throughout her life. The collection also contains religious and army certificates, publications, and correspondence depicting the Yellen family’s connections to the Jewish community.
Dates: 1935 - 1998

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