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 724
Overview Family photograph of Hinhun Jow, Mee Oy Jow, Josephine Jue, Mylew High, Vance Jow, Sonny Jow, and Houston Jow in 1947. Photograph of the Chinese Baptist Church of Houston charter members, circa 1985. Digital version of photograph of family friends, Photograph of Mr. Gee, Joyce Gee, Mayling Hew, and Marymay Hong taken at Crawford Street, 1946.
Dates: 1946 - 1986
Identifier: MS 810
Overview The Jules H. Borger collection offers a glimpse into the Houston Jewish community from the 1910 to 2015. Containing a number of materials such as bulletins, postcards, photographs, programs, magazines, and news clippings, the collection illuminates the day-to-day existence of some of Houston’s more prominent Jewish points of interest.
Dates: 1910 - 2015
Identifier: MS 801
Overview The collection consists of one box of event materials, a booklet about the history of Beaumont Texas, and four photographs.
Dates: 1952 - 1987
Identifier: MS 619
Abstract This collection comprises records of the Kiwanis Club of Houston’s board of directors, committees, projects, finances, conventions, and retired members, as well as records from the Kiwanis Foundation of Houston, the Kiwanis Texas-Oklahoma District, and Kiwanis International.
Dates: 1919 - 2017
Identifier: MS 051
Abstract: This collection of materials relates generally to the personal life of Lynette S. Autrey and her family. The Autreys were Houston entrepreneurs and philanthropists, contributing significant gifts of land and funds to Rice University, among other institutions, in support of the humanities, social sciences, and business.
Dates: 1913 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1978
Identifier: MS 361
Abstract: Letters from Alexander MacDonald to his wife, Margaret MacDonald, including information concerning land disputes and importation of goods to Texas; letters from James MacDonald, serving with a Texas regiment during the Civil War, to his mother, Margaret MacDonald; letters of condolence to Margaret MacDonald after James's death during the war; letters from other family members; wills; maps; and documents.
Dates: 1834 - 1953
Identifier: UA 345
Abstract This collection consists of materials collected by former Masters of Brown College, Rice University.
Dates: 1965 - 2004
Identifier: MS 784
Overview The Martin Nathan Collection contains photographs and scrapbook pages depicting Martin Nathan over the course of his life, with a focus on his Bar Mitzvah. The detailed identification of attendees and extensive gift list offer a clear depiction of the ceremony.
Dates: 1944 - 1963
Identifier: UA 318
Abstract This collection consists of the personal and academic papers of Mary Fosselman.
Dates: 1931 - 1941
Identifier: MS 325
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence, photos, newsclippings, proofs, and manuscripts of Max Freund, Professor Emeritus of Rice University. The papers relate for the most part to Freund's works, especially Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal, which he edited and translated. Also included are lecture notes on Ireland and Anglo-Irish Literature, a translation of George Moor's "The Wild Goose" as well as translations of other Moore materials, and the published version of his Ph.D. thesis "Die...
Dates: 1904 - 1975