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Bapsi Sidhwa papers

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Identifier: MS 885
Overview The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.
Dates: 1943 - 2018

Betsy Schreiber papers

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Identifier: MS 796
Overview The collection includes one folder containing wedding invitations from Elizabeth Schreiber's maternal grandparents and great-grandparents, a Certificate of Confirmation from Beth Israel, San Jacinto high school diploma, photographs of the 1946 San Jacinto high school baseball team and their 50th reunion, and the Sigma Theta Pi spring formal and STP sorority pin.
Dates: 1928 - 1996

Billie Carr political papers

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Identifier: MS 373
Overview The papers of Billie Carr, political organizer in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, include correspondence, office files, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to her work in the Harris County Democrats, Texas Democrats, Democratic National Committee, New Democratic Coalition, and Billie Carr & Associates.
Dates: 1956-2003

Bob Rubin Papers

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Identifier: MS 867
Overview The Bob Rubin collection provides a glimpse into the life of a young Jewish man growing up within the Houston communities of his school system and synagogue in the 1950s and 60s. Bob Rubin’s dedication to his studies and wider community is well-documented in the collection materials, which range from report cards and yearbooks to photographs and graduation certificates.
Dates: 1952 - 1990

Braes Republican Women's Club records

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Identifier: MS 601
Overview Donated by active Republicans Dr. and Mrs. Edward C.M. Chen, these club records show the activities of the Braes Republican Women's Club in Houston, such as meeting minutes and detailed scrapbooks featuring photographs of members and various events. The period of time covered by this material includes Dr. Chen’s term of service as Harris County Republican Party Chair. Dr. and Mrs. Chen both appear in this collection, which was maintained by Mrs. Chen. (3 boxes)
Dates: 1980-2011

Charles Wishaw Clubbe papers

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Identifier: MS 307
Overview Most of this collection, which dates from 1840 to 1878, is comprised of correspondence from British politician and statesman Benjamin Disraeli to Rev. Clubbe, who occupied the position of vicar at the living of Hughenden near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, from approximately 1851 to 1868.
Dates: 1840-1878

Colish/Samuels Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 873
Overview The Colish / Samuels Family Papers follow the early days of Rabbi Robert Lewis Samuels through his attendance at Lanier Junior High and San Jacinto High School, his Confirmation, and participation in activities like the Aleph Zadik Aleph organization and sports teams for football and baseball.
Dates: 1943 - 1951

Congregation Beth Jacob, Galveston [TX] records

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Identifier: MS 794
Overview The Congregation Beth Jacob, Galveston [TX] records is made up of letters, invitations, programs, bulletins, directories, legal documents, and a DVD recording the history of this small, vibrant congregation on Texas’ southern coast. Formed from two smaller communities--Russian and Austro-Hungarian--the congregation has a rich history of tradition.
Dates: 1947 - 2011

Fink Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 759
Overview The Fink family Papers are comprised of photographs of the Fink family, the Purple Heart medal awarded to Harold Fink for his wartime service, and various papers related to the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and Echo Hill Ranch---both organizations that nurture and encourage the growth of Jewish Teens.
Dates: 1930 - 1987

Jerry Cohen Papers

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Identifier: MS 925
Overview The collection, spanning from 1973 to 1987, consists of one folder containing correspondence, speeches, a newsclipping, a photograph, and an invitation.
Dates: 1973 - 1987