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Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
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Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Schwartz/Stein Family [Schulenburg] papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0858
Overview The collection contains correspondence, photographs, news clippings, citizenship paperwork, a confirmation certificate, a book on the history of Temple Israel, guides to Jewish cemeteries in the area, and an oral history interview with Paula Schwartz Stein which document part of the lives of members of the Schwartz and Stein families within the Schulenburg Jewish community and events at Temple Israel from 1925-2020.
Dates: 1925 - 2020

Shirley Barish papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 755
Overview The collection contains correspondence, certificates, event materials, speeches and sermons, news clippings, newsletters, conference materials, photographs, a book draft and educational materials catalog, reports, and organizational materials that document Shirley Barish's time as an educator at Congregation Emanu El Religious School and as a youth group advisor for the Congregation's Temple youth groups.
Dates: 1965 - 2011

Small illuminated sacred manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0024
Overview Three leaves of rare 13th and 15th century Catholic liturgical manuscripts, hand drawn and beautifully illustrated on vellum.
Dates: ca. 1250-1460

Sydney Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0242
Overview Correspondence from Sydney Smith to, primarily, Archdeacon Francis Wrangham. Other noted correspondent includes George Lamb. Two portraits of Sydney Smith (engraving and lithograph) are included in the collection.
Dates: 1809 - 1843

Topek/Silverman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0808
Overview The collection contains one folder of programs from events at Congregation Emanu El and Brith Shalom; a photograph of Joseph Silverman at the construction site for Houston's first modern skyscraper, the Melrose Building, downtown on the corner of Walker and San Jacinto; a newsclipping about Melvin Silverman's death; and a Beth Yeshurun newsletter.
Dates: 1951 - 1980

United Orthodox Synagogues records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 712
Overview This collection is made up of eight boxes containing books, bulletins, correspondence, event materials, financial records, flyers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, plaques, programs, scrapbooks, videos, and yearbooks from United Orthodox Synagogues spanning from 1935 to 2023.
Dates: 1935 - 2023

Westheimer/Simon Family Papers

 Collection
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

"William Hayne Leavell: an autobiography, 1850-1930", typescript 1979

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0384
Overview This is a typed copy of an autobiography of William Hayne Leavell (1850-1930). Leavell served as minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Houston from 1893 to 1905. After serving as an envoy to Guatemala (1913-1919), he returned to Houston. The autobiography, written in 1920 by Leavell, transcribed later by his daughter and edited into this typescript in 1979 by Alec Bayless and Larry Noble, describes Leavell's career at the First Presbyterian Church in Houston, his service in Guatemala,...
Dates: 1979

William Martin Academic Career Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0120
Abstract Collection contains the writings and publications of Dr. Martin’s distinguished career dealing with religion, drug policy, religious fundamentalism and its effect on popular culture/politics, Texas churches, and life as a cancer survivor.
Dates: 1960-1999

William Martin Religious Right research collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0537
Overview This collection consists of research materials compiled by William Martin, Rice University professor of sociology, during the course of his research on the Christian religious right in the United States, as well as fundamentalists, fundamentalist education, evangelists such as Billy Graham, and other aspects of conservative Christian organizations. The materials consists of correspondence, notes, videos, transcriptions of video interviews, pamphlets, and books.
Dates: 1975 - 2000