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 671
Overview This collection includes the pieces of a sterling silver dinner service, Kensington pattern by International Silver Co., including accompanying porcelain cups and bowls used by George and Esther Meyer Cohen and family starting in the 1920s. Following his death in 1971 and Esther's in 1978, the service was auctioned and purchased by the donors.
Identifier: MS 297
Abstract: Two autographed letters by George Cruikshank, one addressed to Angus B. Reach, 1845, the other addressed to Captain [Edwin] Hurley, 1868.
Dates: 1845; 1868
Identifier: MS 721
Overview Photographs, certificates, awards and more, documenting the financial and insurance services career of George Gee, who was a member of long time member of the Asian American community in Houston, Texas. George Gee family members and various politicians are pictured.
Identifier: UA 367
Overview This collection consists of materials from the Center for Civic Leadership offices. It includes office files and journals and scrapbooks created by students.
Dates: 1990 - 2015
Identifier: MS 921
Overview This collection contains an audio recording of Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Yeshurun in 1956 - Rabbi William Malev, Cantor George Wagner, and Harry Croft's Bar Mitzvah.
Identifier: UA 282
Overview Audio cassette tapes and subject index of oral histories given by Rice students and alumni regarding student life, created within a university course as a contribution to the charter centennial celebration in 1991. It also includes a copy of the published work, The History of Student Life at Rice University: A Series of Papers, which resulted from these interviews.
Dates: 1989 - 1990
Identifier: MS 569
Abstract The collection contains oral history interviews documenting the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Houston, Texas. It contains DVDs of the interviews, written and electronic transcripts, and research materials and bibliographies used for the project.
Dates: 1981 - 2020
Identifier: MS 668
Overview These records mainly consist of news clippings and newsletters of the Houston Folklore and Music Society.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967 - 2016; 1951 - 2016
Identifier: MS 732
Overview The collection consists of scrapbooks documenting the events and programs of Houston Hillel from 1975-2008, featuring photographs, event flyers, calendar, newsletters, news clippings, invitations, and other ephemera.
Dates: 1975 - 2008
Identifier: MS 883
Abstract This collection includes biographical sketches, legal documents, books, correspondence, and news clippings about individuals related to the Huffington, Coulbourn, Michel, Gough, Brown, Carrington families, and along with other collateral families. The bulk of the collection pertains to Phyllis Gough Huffington’s research into collateral family lines and focuses from the mid-seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1650 - 1955