Subject Source: Fast
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 841
Overview This collection consists of one box containing a Sakowitz gift box, a 1969-1970 Sakowitz catalog, a packing slip from 1975, and a clothing tag, along with materials from the Texas Classroom Teachers Association meeting, welcoming attendees on a visit to Sakowitz while they are in Houston and to a luncheon in the Sky Terrace Restaurant on the store's fifth floor, including a note from Bernard Sakowitz (president of the Sakowitz Brothers stores), an identification card, and a program offering...
Dates: 1969 - 1975
Identifier: MS 807
Overview This collection consists of one folder containing a newspaper clipping on the death of one of Adath Israel's founders, a military pin, Israel Schuleman's graduation invitations from San Jacinto High School and the University of Texas Med School, and materials from his time in the U.S. Army (1946-1947; 1953) including, a photograph, a memorial certificate, dog tags, and military discharge papers.
Dates: 1928 - 1975
Identifier: MS 738
Overview The collection contains six boxes of correspondence, event materials (including programs, correspondence, and memorabilia), newsletters, bulletins, news clippings, books, photographs, financial documents, sermons, and video and audio material of events that document the history of Shearith Israel Congregation in Wharton, Texas, from 1921 to 2002.
Dates: 1921 - 2002
Identifier: MS 806
Overview The Sol Schwartz family collection provides an in-depth look at the experiences of a Jewish family growing up in Houston, particularly through Alex Schwartz’ Autobiography and the Board Minutes he took for Congregation Rodefei Sholom. With its American Mizrachi Women Chapter Directory, Column by Rabbi Segal praising Alex Schwartz, and the Torah awarded Sol Schwartz, the collection showcases multiple family members and their contributions to the Houston Jewish community.
Dates: 1927 - 2008
Identifier: MS 772
Overview The collection includes individual files within the South Texas Jewish Archives including materials including: newsclippings, notes, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. The contents are donated by community members and/or gathered by the HJHA staff.
Dates: 1912 - 2023
Identifier: UA 209
Overview The Southern Association for Women Historians presents an annual meeting known as the Southern Conference of Women’s History. These annual conference records are predominantly from the conference held at Rice University in Houston, Texas from June 2-5, 1994. Records include planning documents, correspondence, surveys and realia that date from 1989-1997.
Dates: 1989 - 1997
Identifier: MS 855
Overview Stella Sullivan was a Houston based artist and teacher, of the Midcentury Modernist genre. She worked with formats such as silkscreen prints, fabric art, watercolors, and more. Materials in this collection reflect the artist and teaching career of Stella Sullivan, including examples of her work, class notes, correspondence, and more.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2016
Identifier: MS 064
Abstract Papers of Thomas Lindsey Blayney, a founding member of the faculty of Rice Institute (now University) and Professor of German there from 1912- 1924; materials include records of his military service during World War I (1917-1919), and later appointments as president of Texas State Women’s College (1924-26) and dean of Carleton College (1926-46); also included are family memoirs, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1893 - 2004
Identifier: MS 876
Overview The Westheimer/Simon family papers span several generations of the family living in Houston, and making their mark on the Houston Jewish community. With a variety of materials ranging from correspondence to photographs, sermons to yearbooks, the Westheimer/Simon family papers are a rich trove for any researcher interested in the history of one of Houston’s more influential families.
Dates: 1920 - 2012
Identifier: MS 838
Overview The Yellen Family papers are comprised of photographs and memorabilia related to Milton Yellen’s time practicing dentistry in New Guinea for the army during World War II, and photographs and newsclippings of his wife Florence Kless Yellen throughout her life. The collection also contains religious and army certificates, publications, and correspondence depicting the Yellen family’s connections to the Jewish community.
Dates: 1935 - 1998