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Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast
Scope Note: UF: Manners and customs / TARO subject browse term - http://texastaro.pbworks.com/w/file/145522746/TARO%20Control%20Access%20Browse%20Terms.xlsx-54

Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:

Josephine Jue Chinese-American photographs collection

 Collection
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

Jules H. Borger collection

 Collection
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

Kaufman/Eskowitz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 788
Overview Focused in the years 1945-1950, the Inez Kaufman Eskowitz Papers provide a snapshot from the life of a teenage Jewish girl involved in the issues of her time. An attendee at Beth El religious school and a member of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, Inez attended the Young Judea Annual Convention in 1945. This collection includes school reports, certificates, pamphlets, photographs, and a school assignment from these instances.
Dates: 1945 - 1950

Kenneth Horwitz Beaumont [TX] Jewish congregation materials

 Collection
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

Kiwanis Club of Houston records

 Collection
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

Lynette S. Autrey papers

 Collection
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

MacDonald Family Papers

 Collection
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

Margarett Root Brown College Masters' Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 345
Abstract This collection consists of materials collected by former Masters of Brown College, Rice University.
Dates: 1965 - 2004

Martin Nathan collection

 Collection
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

Mary Fosselman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 318
Abstract This collection consists of the personal and academic papers of Mary Fosselman.
Dates: 1931 - 1941