Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Jewish Archival Collection:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1962-2007 and undated at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Jewish Archival Collection,
Dates: 1962-2007 and undated
Abstract: The Jewish Archival Collection, dating from 1962-2007, contains photographs, printed material such as newspapers and pamphlets, genealogical material, and other material related to the Jewish community in Lubbock and in West Texas.
Collection # S 1752
Quantity: 1 box (1 linear foot)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Jewish Archival Collection consists of materials relating to Jews in West Texas donated by Susan Albers; Stuart Rockoff, the Directory of the History Department of the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life; Jane Winer, a member of Lubbock's Congregation Shaareth Israel who joined the Texas Tech University (TTU) Faculty in the Department of Psychology in 1975 and served from 1991 until the mid-200s as TTU's Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and later as interim Provost; and the Temple B'Nai Israel of Amarillo, organized in 1918.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs, printed material, newspapers, newsletters, pamphlets, genealogical material, and other material related to the Holocaust and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Jewish history, and the Jewish community in Lubbock, Texas and throughout West Texas. The collection also contains hundreds of books concerning Jewish heritage and the Holocaust, generously donated by Susan Albers from her library. This library is searchable via the Texas Tech University Library catalog.


 

Organization

The collection is organized by sub-collection, then chronologically.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Albers, Susan
Rockoff, Stuart
Speer, Albert, 1905-1981
Strauss, Monty
Winer, Jane
Subjects (Organizations)
Institute of Southern Jewish Life
Plotzensee (Prison: Berlin, Germany)
Temple Beth El
Temple B'Nai Israel
Temple Shaareth Israel
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Subjects (Places)
United States--Texas--Amarillo
United States--Texas--Lubbock
United States--Texas--Odessa
Subjects
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jews--History
Jews--Texas
Jews--Texas--History
Judaism
Sho'ah (1939-1945)

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Alexander S. Kline Papers, 1925-1980 and undated
  • Bernard Skibell oral history interview [sound recording], 2012
  • Bob Skibell oral history interview [sound recording], 2012
  • Congregation Shaareth Israel Records, 1924-2010
  • Eva Hance oral history interview [sound recording], 2006
  • Dr. Henry Shine oral history interview [sound recording], 2012
  • Jewish Archival Audio-Visual Collection
  • Jewish Archive [books], gift from Susan Albers, 2006-(ongoing)
  • Lee Bradley Papers, 1980-1982
  • Nathan Luger oral history interview [sound recording], 2012
  • Norma Glassman Skibell, 1921-1948 [microfilm], 1982
  • Norma Skibell oral history interview [sound recording], 1982
  • Sandy Lehman oral history interview [sound recording], 2012
  • Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library Rare Books Collection

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jewish Archival Collection, 1962-2007 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2007-0095-A, 2008-0156-B, 2009-0183-B, and 2011-0182-A

Gifts, 2005, 2007, and 2011

Processed by

Robert Weaver, 2012


Collection Inventory

 

Susan Albers

Printed Material
box folder
1 1 Greeting card with print of "If Not, Not" on cover, 1998
2 "Lessons for Today's World," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Annual Reports, 2005 to 2006
3 "Personalizing History," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum calendar with gift card and membership form, 2007
4 "Letter from Susan Albers to Jane Winer and Monte Monroe re: Everything is Illuminated, undated



 

Stuart Rockoff

Printed Material
box folder
1 5 "Temple Beth El Cemetery, Odessa, Texas," by Roy Elsner, and accompanying note, 1999 and September 2005



 

Jane Winer

Literary Production
box folder
1 6 "The Investigation," by Peter Weiss, Center Stage, 2001
7 "A Dark Past Brought to Light," by Sara Hart, photocopies, undated
Newspapers
box folder
1 8 "The Record: The Holocaust in History, 1933-1945," Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith and the National Council for Social Studies, photocopy, 1978 and 1985
9 Three articles re: death of Albert Speer, photocopies, various dates and undated
Photographs
box folder
1 10 Orthodox synagogues, Caracas, Venezuela, April 1976
Printed Material
box folder
1 11 "Temple Beth El, North Grandview at Oakwood, Odessa, Texas: Dedication, January 7th, 1962, 4:30 P.M., 7 January 1962
12 "Shoah: A Review of Holocaust Studies and Commemorations," Vol. 1, No. 4, 1979
13 "Shoah," Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 1980
14 "Shoah," Vol. 2, No. 2, Spring 1981
15 "Plotzensee Memorial: Berlin", 1989
16 "Holocaust: Documentary Evidence," exhibit guide by Robert Wolfe, NARA, 1990
17 "Dateline: World Jewry," World Jewish Congress, September 1972
18 "Beyond the Wall of Remembrance: Teacher Guide for the Tile Project," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, November 1993
19 "Liberating the Concentration Camps: GIs Remember," National Museum of American Jewish Military History, December 1993
20 "Days of Remembrance National Civic Ceremony," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 6 April 1994
21 "Art and Power: Europe under the Dictators, 1930- 45," The XXIII Council of Europe Exhibition, Hayward Gallery, 26 October 1995 to 21 January 1996
22 "Museum Programs: Summer 2004," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2004
23 "The Holocaust in Hungary: Sixty Years Later," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 16 to 18 March 2004
24 "Published Works," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, circa 2004
25 "Legacy of Light: Planning Today for Tomorrow, a Newsletter for Friends of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum," with attendance record of the Legacy of Light Society 2005 Gathering, Fall 2004 and 2005
26 "Annual Report 2004-2005," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2005
27 Texas Jewish Historical Society membership directory and membership form, 2004 to 2006
28 "Facts and Figures: May 1, 2005," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1 May 2005
29 "2005 Donor Tribute Dinner: Honoring Liberators," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 4 May 2005
30 "So That You Shall Remember: Preserving Your Congregation's Heritage," Union for Reform Judaism, 2006
31 "Jewish Genetic Diseases in Southwest U.S. Hispanic Populations - Workshop Retrospective," by Drs. Nuritt and Yehuda Patt, Legacy, Vol. 21, No. 3, September 2007
32 "Committee on Church Relations and the Holocaust," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, undated
33 "Handicapped," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, undated
34 Note from Henry Shine to custodians with accompanying explanation, undated
35 "Permanent Exhibit," House of the Wannsee Conference, undated
36 Untitled solicitation from the Simon Wisenthal Center, by Fania Fenelon, undated
37 "Voyage of the St. Louis," United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, undated



 

Temple B'Nai Israel of Amarillo

Genealogical Material
box folder
1 38 "In the Beginning", October 2007
39 "Adelman Family", undated
40 "Aleskin Family", undated
41 "Buck Altman Family", undated
42 "Ben Altman Family", undated
43 "Bergman Yonack Families", undated
44 "Blinderman Family", undated
45 "Rabbi and Mrs. Bluhm", undated
46 "Citron Family", undated
47 "Alfred Cohen Family", undated
48 "Duman Family", undated
49 "Feferman Family", undated
50 "Gold Levick Families", undated
51 "Lipshy Family", undated
52 "Lowenstern Family", undated
53 "Mogelson Family", undated
54 "Noel Levy Family", undated
55 "Raffkind Family", undated
56 "Shapiro Family", undated
57 "Solnick Mandel Family", undated
58 "The Teutsch Family", undated
59 "Weinberger Family", undated



 

Miscellaneous Material

box folder
1 60 Miscellaneous pamphlets, 1991 and undated