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Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 792
Overview The AMIT collection is made up of six membership directories, each containing a brief history and statement of purpose, officer list, membership list, and advertisements from local businesses put out annually by the Pearl Schwartz-Houston Chapter of the leading education network across all measurements in Israel, Americans for Israel and Torah.
Identifier: MS 017
Abstract: This material includes correspondence, research and genealogical notes which reflect the interests of historian and Rice University professor Andrew Forest Muir. They relate to 19th century Texas and Houston history; free African Americans in Texas pre-Civil War; the life and death of William Marsh Rice; the growth of the Catholic, Anglican, and Episcopal Churches in the 19th century via missionary work in Texas and Hawaii; and Hawaiian history, specifically clergymen in Hawaii. These research...
Dates: ca. 1916-1969
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.
Identifier: MS 224
Overview This copybook contains handwritten sermons, fables, and letters. Included are: “A letter concerning a consumption,” “The Ambitious Man punished,” Useful and Amusing Conversations,” Useful and wholesome Reflections,” “Reflections on Voltaire’s Semiramis,” “Reflections on our dying Saviour’s Prayer upon the Cross,” and more.
Dates: 1750 - 1760
Identifier: MS 741
Overview This collection contains a small number of programs, certificates, booklets, an oral history recording and transcript, and correspondence regarding imminent Jewish Associations in Houston and Aubrey Farb's personal papers from 1938 to 2018.
Dates: 1938 - 2018
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
Identifier: MS 307
Overview Most of this collection, which dates from 1840 to 1878, is comprised of correspondence from British politician and statesman Benjamin Disraeli to Rev. Clubbe, who occupied the position of vicar at the living of Hughenden near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, from approximately 1851 to 1868.
Dates: 1840 - 1878
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 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
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