Subject Source: Fast
Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:
Cawas Mody Zoroastrian Religious Artifacts collection
Identifier: MS 705
Content Description The collection contains Mody's personal prayer cap and beads; his book of daily prayers; his copy of Hymns of Zarathustra by Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin; his copy of Textual Sources for the Study of Zoroastrianism by Mary Boyce; his copy of Zoroastrianism by Annie Besant; and an obituary of Mody in the Lawrence Journal-World, as well as a program for his celebration of life ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas.
Dates: 1952 - 2018
Chaskin/Hecht Family Papers
Identifier: MS 919
Overview Two boxes consisting of photographs, news clippings, school materials, certificates and diploma, programs/booklets, correspondence, speeches, and invitations, document part of the lives of members of the Chaskin / Hecht family from 1917 to 1995.
Dates: 1917 - 1995
Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Houston Chapter) records
Identifier: MS 606
Overview This collection contains correspondence, programs, and other papers regarding or created by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA), related to the national organization or to the Houston Lodge specifically, as well as personal papers of Edward K.T. Chen. It also contains a variety of materials about Asian-Americans and Chinese-Americans. (3 boxes)
Christy Poisot Filipino-American materials
Identifier: MS 912
Overview The materials in this collection reflect the activities of the Houston Filipino American community, over several generations. These activities include political and historical achievements, such as Filipino American WWII Soldier Recognition project materials, Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act celebrations; celebrating Filipino American History Month; as well as cultural resources such as a community cookbook, and a Filipino American history book. The collection also...
Dates: 2014 - 2018
Congregation Beth Am (Or Ami) Records
Identifier: MS 733
Overview The collection consists of one box of correspondence, event materials, news clippings, newsletters, and institutional records such as, committee meeting minutes, speeches, and fundraising materials from Congregation Beth Am between 1978 and 2022 and an oral history with Rabbi Gideon Estes in 2020.
Dates: 1978 - 2022
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 Jacob, Galveston [TX] records
Identifier: MS 794
Overview The Congregation Beth Jacob, Galveston [TX] records is made up of letters, invitations, programs, bulletins, directories, legal documents, and a DVD recording the history of this small, vibrant congregation on Texas’ southern coast. Formed from two smaller communities--Russian and Austro-Hungarian--the congregation has a rich history of tradition.
Dates: 1947 - 2011
Congregation Emanu El Collection
Identifier: MS 0726
Overview This collection is made up of six boxes containing administrative materials, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, organization/committee materials, photographs, publications, and transcripts of TV broadcasts from Congregation Emanu El, spanning the years 1943-2022.
Dates: 1943 - 2022
Daily / Hart Family Papers
Identifier: MS 893
Overview The collection consists of four boxes containing family materials and synagogue/organization materials from Congregations Beth Israel, Emanu El and B'nail B'rith, including certificates, contracts, correspondence, school materials, reports, photographs, scrapbooks and memory books, and memorabilia spanning the years 1911 to 2015.
Dates: 1911 - 2015
Dennis Halpin collection
Identifier: MS 861
Overview The Dennis Halpin collection contains materials related to Dennis Halpin and—through his association—the United Orthodox Synagogue and Cantor Dean Irving, who served as a music teacher there for over 50 years. The materials showcase the events held by the synagogue and their wide-reaching impact on the Houston Jewish Community.
Dates: 2000 - 2010