Jews and Jewish life
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Found in 146 Collections and/or Records:
Phyllis Kaufman family papers
Identifier: MS 840
Overview This collection contains materials from a large scrapbook created, primarily, by Phyllis Kaufman's father, Norman Belasco, which documents some of his twenty year career with NASA from 1963 to 1983, including correspondence, certificates, awards, diplomas, news clips, patents, and photographs. The collection also includes ten photographs from Phyllis's time as an instructor at I. Weiner Secondary School in Houston, including a panoramic photograph of a group of students on a trip to Washington...
Dates: 1954 - 2005
Pryzant Family Papers
Identifier: MS 716
Overview Family history materials, photographs, a diploma, and a cemetery deed document the lives of members of the Pryzant family from 1920 to 1994.
Dates: 1920 - 1994
Rabbi Horwitz Congregation Beth Jacob (Galveston) Collection
Identifier: MS 987
Overview A Congregation Beth Jacob new building dedication book and a 40th anniversary book document some of the history of the congregation from 1963 to 1971.
Dates: 1963 - 1971
Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel papers
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Overview The holding consists of books (both written and owned by Rabbi Schachtel), unpublished sermons and miscellaneous writings, musical compositions, correspondence, newsclippings, transparencies, photographs (both loose and contained in scrapbooks),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
Rabbi Jimmy Kessler Collection
Identifier: MS 887
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing a booklet, correspondence, media, and memorabilia from Rabbi Jimmy Kessler from 1943-2006.
Dates: 1943 - 2006
Rabbi Samuel Stahl Papers
Identifier: MS 1047
Overview One folder of essays on Texas Jewry, a recording of Rabbi Stahl's ordination, and an oral history documents part of the life of Rabbi Samuel Stahl from 1967 to 2021.
Dates: 1967 - 2021
Rice University Program in Jewish Studies Records
Identifier: UA 429
Overview The collection contains event flyers, "Branches" newsletters, and event posters, which document some of the activities the Program in Jewish studies participated in from 2015 to 2022.
Dates: 2015 - 2022
Robert I. Cohen gift store printing plate
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
Robert Levy Family Papers
Identifier: MS 831
Overview As part of the Los Angeles Jewish community, Robert Levy interacts with a number of its organizations and institutions. Mostly dated in the early 1930s, Robert Levy’s family papers offer a glimpse of Jewish life in Los Angeles nearly a century ago.
Dates: 1929 - 1993
Robert M. Beren Academy records
Identifier: MS 821
Overview This collection consists of one box containing invitations, journals, parent handbooks, marketing pamphlets, news clippings, newsletters, photographs and negatives, a scrapbook and yearbook, and meeting materials that include minutes, correspondence, and budget information which documents part of the history of the Robert M. Beren Academy from 1969 to 2010 and two class photos of unknown origin from 1960.
Dates: 1960 - 2010