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Anonymous copybook of sermons, fables and letters

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Identifier: MS 224
Overview This copybook contains handwritten sermons, fables, and letters. Included are: “A letter concerning a consumption,” “The Ambitious Man punished,” Useful and Amusing Conversations,” Useful and wholesome Reflections,” “Reflections on Voltaire’s Semiramis,” “Reflections on our dying Saviour’s Prayer upon the Cross,” and more.
Dates: 1750 - 1760

Confederate Imprint collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 071
Overview Official documents, books, advertisements, religious pamphlets, maps, and various other materials related to life in the Confederacy during the period of the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1855-1879

Congregation Beth Israel collection

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Identifier: MS 711
Overview The Congregation Beth Israel Collection offers a glimpse into the day-to-day goings-on of Congregation Beth Israel, with documents spanning a century of the Jewish temple’s existence. Books, memorabilia, directories, programs, sermons, and church bulletins from different decades show the similarities and changes at Beth Israel as it continues to grow with the rest of Houston’s Jewish Community.
Dates: 1854 - 2012

Congregation Beth Yeshurun of Houston records

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Identifier: MS 722
Overview This collection is made up of 49 boxes and includes materials from Congregation Adath Yeshurun, Congregation Beth El, and Congregation Beth Yeshurun; the Schwartz Family Library; materials from the congregations' merger; Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas and a few other congregations from the years 1891-2021.
Dates: 1891 - 2021

Mathurin Guerin Sermons

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Identifier: MS 219
Overview Sermons written by Mathurin Guerin, with prayers to be delivered before and after the sermons. There are nine sermons handwritten into a bound volume. The Reverend Mr. Henry Heywood, who died in October 1755, preached the first six in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dates: 1755; 1774

Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel papers

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Identifier: MS 730
Overview The holding consists of books (both written and owned by Rabbi Schachtel), unpublished sermons and miscellaneous writings, musical compositions, correspondence, newsclippings, transparencies, photographs (both loose and contained in scrapbooks), and architectural drawings and specifications. Also included are records, cassette tapes and reels containing recordings of Rabbi Schachtel speaking on the radio, and memorabilia related to President Lyndon B. Johnson, such as a telegram laminated to a...
Dates: circa 1935-2001

Rev. William A. Lawson papers

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Identifier: MS 532
Overview This collection documents the path of Rev. William A. "Bill" Lawson as a minister and religious educator in Houston, Texas. It includes teaching materials, recorded sermons, notes for sermons, and church bulletins for Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church.
Dates: 1955-2008

Shearith Israel Congregation collection

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Identifier: MS 738
Overview The collection contains six boxes of correspondence, event materials (including programs, correspondence, and memorabilia), newsletters, bulletins, news clippings, books, photographs, financial documents, sermons, and video and audio material of events that document the history of Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas, from 1921 to 2002.
Dates: 1921 - 2002

Sherry Merfish Papers

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Identifier: MS 815
Overview The collection contains correspondence, awards, memorabilia, photographic slides, speeches, sermons, and conference/meeting and marketing/publicity materials that document Sherry Merfish's activism to end the negative stereotyping of Jewish women in the guise of the "Jewish American Princess" and, to a lesser extent, her work with EMILY'S List.
Dates: 1971 - 1993

Shirley Barish papers

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Identifier: MS 755
Overview The collection contains correspondence, certificates, event materials, speeches and sermons, news clippings, newsletters, conference materials, photographs, a book draft and educational materials catalog, reports, and organizational materials that document Shirley Barish's time as an educator at Congregation Emanu El Religious School and as a youth group advisor for the Congregation's Temple youth groups.
Dates: 1965 - 2011