Social life and customs
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms || Use For: Manners and customs
Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 901
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing correspondence, photographs, news clippings, newsletters, event materials, and military documents/materials from Ruth Hutton Fred and her family, spanning from 1928-2013.
Dates: 1928 - 2013
Identifier: MS 119
Abstract: Two letters written by Sarah Austin, a writer, translator, and wife of jurist John Austin. One letter relates to the dangerous illness of her brother; the other refers to her stay at Bonchurch and mentions that she had written a letter to The Times with references to Shakespeare's house.
Dates: 1800 - 1850
Identifier: UA 287
Abstract The Sarah Lane Literary Society (SLLS), founded in 1947, was named after Sarah Lane, a 1919 graduate who served as the dean of women, 1931-1950. It disbanded in 1965, but its alumnae stayed active through the 2000s. This record contains correspondence, ledgers, information about events, alumnae directories, alumnae newsletters, and scrapbooks.
Identifier: MS 858
Overview The collection contains correspondence, photographs, news clippings, citizenship paperwork, a confirmation certificate, a book on the history of Temple Israel, guides to Jewish cemeteries in the area, and an oral history interview with Paula Schwartz Stein which document part of the lives of members of the Schwartz and Stein families within the Schulenburg Jewish community and events at Temple Israel from 1925-2020.
Dates: 1925 - 2020
Identifier: MS 704
Overview The materials cover the founding of Shadyside, its deeds restirctions, trustees' reports, legal matters and correspondence.
Dates: 1919 - 1984
Identifier: MS 789
Overview The Sklar Family papers contain photographs and certificates relevant to the Sklar family, such as Fred Sklar’s confirmation certificate and bar mitzvah materials. The papers offer a look at institutions such as the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and Congregation Beth Jacob, and the ceremonies that tie families and communities together.
Dates: 1930 - 1954
Identifier: MS 0882
Content Description Print publications of Stanley Krippner, and related correspondence, arranged in order by date of publication.Many of the folders in the first half of this collection (especially the earliest pubs) contain historically-valuable, ancillary documents that are related to that specific publication. For example, there are letters written between Prof. Krippner and the book editor or between authors of book chapters (often these are well-known individuals in their respective fields). There...
Dates: 1960 - 2019
Identifier: MS 804
Overview The Steven Fenberg Papers are comprised of books, correspondence, documents, and newsprint relevant to the life of Steven Fenberg--America’s top scholar of influential Houston mogul Jesse H. Jones. Though many of the materials concern Jones, the rest explore Fenberg’s other philanthropic interests and connections with the wider Houston community, such as his patronage of AIDS Foundation Houston and affiliation with Congregation Emanu El. Additionally family records such as World War II...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926 - 2021
Identifier: MS 032
Abstract: Original letters, pamphlets, tabloids, printed materials, books, videos, maps, and photographs documenting the Texas city of Sugar Land during the 19th century and 20th century, including the creation and development of the Imperial Sugar company.
Dates: 1826 - 2007, and undated
Identifier: MS 607
Overview Photographs, promotional cards, posters, published interviews and music of Swisha House artists such as Paul Wall, Lil Mario, SLim Thug, Coota Bang, Michael 5000 Watts, Big Tyme, Lester Roy, Sabwarfare, Archie Lee, J Dawg and many others. Music is on audiocassette, LP album, and CD. Additionally, this collection features a large framed platinum record presented to CERCL to commemorate the sale 1 million copies of Paul Wall's The Peoples Champ album. (1 box plus framed platinum record)