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Houston Jewish History Archive Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 874
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, publicity materials, a statement about the founding of the Houston Jewish History Archive (HJHA), meeting materials, newsletters, and news clippings that feature the work the HJHA is doing to preserve materials belonging to individuals and synagogues in the Houston Jewish community following the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Dates: 2017 - 2019

Houston Jewish History Archive vertical files

 Collection
Identifier: MS 772
Overview The collection includes individual files within the Houston Jewish History Archive including materials including: newsclippings, notes, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. The contents are donated by community members and/or gathered by the HJHA staff.
Dates: 1912 - 2020

Kristal Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 834
Overview The collection consists of one box of correspondence to members of the Kristal family from 1921 to 1925, including two wedding invitations, and one news clipping. The majority of the correspondence is in Yiddish and much of it is from relatives in the Poland.
Dates: 1921 - 1925

Rice University Department of Jewish Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 429
Overview The collection contains event flyers, "Branches" newsletters, and event posters, which document some of the activities the Department of Jewish studies participated in from 2015 to 2020.
Dates: 2015 - 2020

Robert I. Cohen gift store printing plate

 Collection
Identifier: MS 813
Overview The Robert I. Cohen gift store printing plate offers a fascinating glimpse into Cohen’s creative approach to advertising in his hugely influential department store businesses. The plate, meant to draw patrons in with its festive message, is redolent of Christmas shopping at the department store in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1900 - 1920