Subject Source: Fast
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 546
Abstract: This collection contains news clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, institutional records, and audio materials related to the evolution of fine arts and city planning in Houston, TX. Specific focus is given to the Alley Theater, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, architecture, and the role of the arts in the economy, politics, and society. The collection also includes biographies of various persons influential in both the local and...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2008
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
Identifier: MS 989
Overview BBYO booklets and a group photo, a JCC event program, correspondence, and a photo from the 1974 Bellaire Senior Prom document some activities Karen Diane Katz participated in from 1972 to 1974.
Dates: 1972 - 1974
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: UA 272
Abstract The collection consists primarily of correspondence and budget records. Also included are one legal brief (John Coffee et al vs. Rice University) and printed booklets from the inauguration of Kenneth S. Pitzer and the Semicentennial convocation. The Certificate of Merit for Distinction in Physics presented to Dr. Houston is also included.
Dates: 1961 - 1968
Identifier: MS 789
Overview The Sklar Family papers contain photographs and certificates relevant to the Sklar family, such as Fred Sklar’s confirmation certificate and bar mitzvah materials. The papers offer a look at institutions such as the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization and Congregation Beth Jacob, and the ceremonies that tie families and communities together.
Dates: 1930 - 1954