Subject Source: Fast
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Anderson-Greenwood Family History records
Identifier: MS 534
Overview Benjamin and Mary Greenwood Anderson of Houston, Texas, were experienced genealogists and traveled extensively to collect their family history records, as well as on numerous collateral lines. Family connections reached into the East Coast, Northeast, Midwest, South, and into Europe. Benjamin Anderson founded Anderson-Greenwood and Co. in 1945, intending the company to design and manufacture aircraft. After the Korean War, the firm switched to valve design and developed the first line of...
Ann M.F. Henderson Book of her 25th Year
Identifier: MS 543
Overview This collection contains one bound volume by Ann M.F. Henderson that includes her typed, journal-style writings from 1815-1829. She includes thoughts on her daily life, health, and especially religion. She also includes paragraphs of text from books that she likes, usually from the Bible or other religious material.
Bapsi Sidhwa papers
Identifier: MS 885
Overview The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.
Dates: 1943 - 2018
Berman Family papers
Identifier: MS 750
Overview The collection includes one box of correspondence; certificates of military service, public school attendance, marriage, and training; news clippings and part of a newsletter; a conference program; genealogy materials; and numerous photographs of family, friends, and events which document the history and activities of members of the Berman family from 1925 to 1989.
Dates: 1925 - 1989
Bringhurst-Burke Family Collection
Identifier: MS 644
Overview This collection offers a glimpse into early Houston through cartes de viste-photographs of mid-19th century Houstonians, letters, documents, books and diary and journal, as well as the research conducted on many early families.
Dates: 1860 - 1942
Carroll Parrott Blue art and storytelling collection
Identifier: MS 847
Overview This collection includes photographic prints by Blue, digital media relating to digital storytelling, documentation of Houston community art projects, books featuring Blue or inspiring to her, documentation of projects such as Dawn at My Back, and materials related to her academic career and conferences attended.
Dates: ca 1965-2018
Congregation Beth Israel collection
Identifier: MS 711
Overview The Congregation Beth Israel Collection offers a glimpse into the day-to-day goings-on of Congregation Beth Israel, with documents spanning a century of the Jewish temple’s existence. Books, memorabilia, directories, programs, sermons, and church bulletins from different decades show the similarities and changes at Beth Israel as it continues to grow with the rest of Houston’s Jewish Community.
Dates: 1854 - 2012
Congregation Beth Yeshurun of Houston records
Identifier: MS 722
Overview This collection is made up of 51 boxes and includes materials from Congregation Adath Yeshurun, Congregation Beth El, and Congregation Beth Yeshurun; the Schwartz Family Library; materials from the congregations' merger; Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas and a few other congregations from the years 1891-2021.
Dates: 1891 - 2021
David Bell Papers
Identifier: MS 868
Overview This collection contains a copy of The Golden Book of Congregation Adath Yeshurun from 1941 and three B'nai B'rith Youth Organization yearbooks dated 1966 to 2023.
Dates: 1941 - 2023
David Wolf Family papers
Identifier: MS 757
Overview The David Wolf Family papers contain religious certificates, photographs, news clippings, and books related to members of the extended Wolf family. Dated throughout the 1900s, the materials showcase Jewish traditions and engagements of three generations of the Wolf family.
Dates: 1908 - 1970