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Askanase Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 776
Overview The collection includes one box of personal correspondence, certificates, newspaper and newsletter clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and a scrapbook that document the activities of Reuben Askanase, Hilda Graham Askanase, David Askanase, and Susan Askanase between 1948 and 2013.
Dates: 1948 - 2013

Aubrey and Sylvia Farb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 741
Overview This collection contains a small number of programs, certificates, booklets, an oral history recording and transcript, and correspondence regarding imminent Jewish Associations in Houston and Aubrey Farb's personal papers from 1938 to 2018.
Dates: 1938 - 2018

Bapsi Sidhwa papers

 Collection
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

Berman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 750
Overview The collection includes one box of correspondence; certificates of military service, public school attendance, marriage, and training; news clippings and part of a newsletter; a conference program; genealogy materials; and numerous photographs of family, friends, and events which document the history and activities of members of the Berman family from 1942 to 2011.
Dates: 1942 - 2011

Carl Wischmeyer Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 639
Overview The collection consists primarily of personal letters belonging to Carl R. Wischmeyer, amny of them exchanged between Wischmeyer and his wife Mary. There is also information about his career as a professor of electrical engineering at Rice University. This includes documents relating to patents acquired as well as an article written for the Texas Engineer.
Dates: 1912 - 1945

Carol Liberman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 767
Overview This collection includes books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, and a speech given by Liberman that document some of her forty-plus- years of teaching.
Dates: 1983 - 2014

Croft/Wunsch family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 752
Overview The Croft/Wunsch family papers include correspondence, awards and citations, photographs, scrapbooks, news clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, and marketing and event materials that document, primarily, the lives of the Croft and Kaplan families, and to a lesser degree, members of the Wunsch family.
Dates: 1931 - 2000

David M. Leff Family papers

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Identifier: MS 754
Overview The collection consists of correspondence regarding Geller/Leff family history, a Leff Brothers Dry Goods 50th anniversary book, David Leff's World War II military records, news clippings of David and Evelyn Leff's engagement and marriage, and family photographs spanning the years 1943 to 2006.
Dates: 1943 - 2006

Henry J. Dannenbaum Papers

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Identifier: MS 736
Overview This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, reports, publications, court documents, and organizational materials documenting some of Henry J. Dannenbaum's work as Special Assistant to the Attorney General, investigating violations of the Mann Act (The White-Slave Traffic Act).
Dates: 1910 - 1912

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

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