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Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Daily / Hart Family Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0861
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

Dolores Wilkenfeld papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0797
Overview The collection contains one box of speeches, event programs and media, newsclippings, and bulletins which document some of Dolores Wilkenfeld's interests and activities within the Reform Jewish Community in Houston and around the world from 1973 to 2017, with a focus on assisting Russian Jewry.
Dates: 1973 - 2017

Edith Wyschogrod academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0458
Overview This collections consists of Wyschogrod's academic and professional works focused on ethical and philosophical themes such as justice and alterity, modern philosophy, and memory and forgetting. Formats include letters, transcripts of lectures, notes, floppy discs, and correspondence.
Dates: circa 1969-2010

Fisher family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0819
Overview The Fisher Family papers include materials related to Rabbi Henry Cohen and his tenure at congregation B’nai Israel. A writer as a well as a scholar and community activist, Cohen’s knowledge of Jewry in Texas survives in the writings he left behind.
Dates: 1932 - 1941

Friedman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0832
Overview Made up of mostly class photos from Beth Yeshurun Day school, the Friedman Family papers show David and Rachel Friedman growing up in the tight-knit community formed by Beth Yeshurun’s outreach to Houston Jews.
Dates: 1970 - 2013

Harris Masterson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0469
Overview These papers cover Houston born chaplain and educator Harris Masterson, Jr.'s life from his schooling through his career with the YMCA. Highlights include correspondence with family members, photographs, school materials and his career.
Dates: 1894-1920

Jain religious artifacts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0710
Overview Prayer and worship items of the Jain religion, including embroidered textiles, wooden folding cradle for sacred text, framed mantra text with deity sculpture, red painted metal tray with accompanying red box with red vessel inside, and more.
Dates: 2017

Jeffrey J. Kripal Academic Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 383
Overview The Jeffrey J. Kripal Papers mostly covers Kripal’s tenure at Rice University up to 2015 (and will eventually cover at least up to 2019) but also reaches as far back as 1970. It includes correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, course materials, and on-going research.
Dates: 1970 - 2015

Jerry Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0925
Overview The collection, spanning from 1973 to 1987, consists of one folder containing correspondence, speeches, a newsclipping, a photograph, and an invitation.
Dates: 1973 - 1987