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Bobby Joe Moon family genealogy collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0581
Overview Family trees, notes, photographs, correspondence and newsclippings documenting the family history of Bobby Joe Moon, a Houstonian of Chinese American descent.
Dates: circa 1930-2010

Caplan / Wilk Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 988
Overview One box containing Jewish Community Center materials, a BBG booklet, and a memoir by Lena Zellah Dow Caplan document some of the history of, and activities participated in by, the Caplan / Wilk families.
Dates: 1969 - 2006

Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Houston Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 606
Overview This collection contains correspondence, programs, and other papers regarding or created by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA), related to the national organization or to the Houston Lodge specifically, as well as personal papers of Edward K.T. Chen. It also contains a variety of materials about Asian-Americans and Chinese-Americans. (3 boxes)
Dates: 1953-2015

Cooper Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1023
Overview Two boxes of photographs, awards, event materials, yearbooks, news clippings and newsletters, family genealogy materials, and memorabilia document the Cooper Family's history and their activities in the Houston Jewish community from 1911 to 2013.
Dates: 1911 - 2013

C.Y. Chu Chinese American photographs, and trade and immigration documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0683
Overview Financial records documenting the career and activities of C. Y. Chu. Also included are C. Y. Chu's 1917 middle school diploma, a 1926 U.S. Dept. of Labor return permit, and more.

Photographs of family events and business gatherings.
Dates: 1917 - 1971

Dr. Ed Chen collection of oral history interviews of Asian American Houstonians

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0646
Overview This is a collection of oral history interviews either created or maintained by Dr. Edward C. M. Chen, featuring audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans in Houston.
Dates: circa 1980s

Dreier Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0363
Overview This collection contains two documents, both written in German: one a marriage certificate, dated 1830, of Johann Heinrich Dreyer (Dreier) to Johanne Dorothee Evers; the second a passport for the Dreier family from Braunschweig, Germany to Texas (1846). An English translation of both documents is also included.
Dates: 1830 - 1846

Dresel and Spiess families records

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Identifier: MS 0239
Overview This collection consists of several hundred typewritten pages and many photographs of people and places concerning the immigration of Germans into Texas, most notably the Dresel and Spiess families. Most of the material focuses around the middle of the nineteenth century when Gustav Dresel and Hermann Spiess settled in Galveston and Waco Springs, respectively. Clyde H. Porter compiled the material.
Dates: 1785 - 1914

Edward C.M. Chen Family Collection

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Identifier: MS 561
Overview Materials related to the Edward C.M. Chen family in Houston, Texas, including Chinese language instruction materials by Edward K.T. Chen, newspaper columns written by Edward C.M.Chen, and newsclippings and photocopies of images featuring the Chen family and other Chinese Americans in Houston and Texas. (1 box)
Dates: 1920-2010

Ehrenkranz / Wertheimer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 998
Overview The collection contains certificates, invitations, programs, news clippings, immigration paperwork, and photographs, which document the lives and activities of the Ehrenkranz / Wertheimer family from 1910 to 1990.
Dates: 1910 - 1986