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Susan and Michael Jhin papers

Identifier: MS 1079
Finding aid note: This material is stored off-site at the Library Service Center and requires 24 hours' retrieval time. Please contact for assistance. A supplementary digital collection is included with identifiers to be determined.

Content Description

Print material reflecting business and family achievements in formats such as newsclippings, articles, biographies, proclamations, awards, photobooks and born digital material such as a family DVD.The collection includes the digital surrogates of these materials.


  • Creation: 1990 - 2022

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored offsite at the Library Service Center and require 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from the Susan and Michael Jhin papers, 1990-2022, MS 1079, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University must be facilitated through the copyright holder. The Woodson Research Center use policy is that researchers assume sole responsibility for any infringement of privacy, literary rights, copyrights, or other rights arising from their use of the archival materials. Contact for further information.

Biographical / Historical

Susan Jhin (b. November 1961) of Daejeon, South Korea and Michael Jhin (b. January 1950) of Hong Kong met in Philadelphia, PA in 1987. The pair married there in 1990 and would later relocate to Houston, TX that same year. Both have contributed to the greater commonwealth with Susan Jhin lending expertise in community organizing with groups such as the Asia Society Texas Center and the Center for Houston’s Future. Michael Jhin has been a long-time leader in many health care systems, most notably St. Luke's Episcopal Health System.


3.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



This collection consists of the Jhin family’s personal and professional achievements in business and the Asian-American community of Houston. Formats include awards, photographs, certificates, books, and newsclippings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Susan and Michael Jhin in 2023.

Guide to the Susan and Michael Jhin papers
In Progress
Sylvia Podwika
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA