Social life and customs
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms || Use For: Manners and customs
Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 628
Scope and Contents The collection includes Diana P. Hobby's writing and research notes, from the early 1950s to 2014, focused on her study of William Butler Yeats. The bulk of the collection consists of family photographs and slides from the Hobby family's worldwide travels and their frequent visits to Ireland, and to Diana Hobby's family farm in North Carolina, Forest Home, along with their equestiran endeavors and competitions, and their lives and friends in Houston, TX.
Dates: ca. 1950s-2000s
Identifier: MS 388
Overview The collection consists of the membership documents, organizational documents and memorabilia of the Woman's Building of Houston, an organization founded in 1925 that was devoted to the creation of a building that would serve as a cultural and social center for Houston women. After over twenty-five turbulent years of fundraising and patience, the organization saw success when Milford House officially opened in 1953.
Identifier: UA 029
Scope and Contents These early records of the Y.W.C.A. at Rice Institute include minutes of meetings, annual reports, newspaper clippings, and play programs.
Dates: 1912 - 1939
Identifier: MS 624
Abstract This is a collection of oral history interviews of members of the Zoroastrian Association of Houston (ZAH), conducted by fellow members of the ZAH.
Dates: 2014 - 2016