University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Kallah of Texas Rabbis Records, 1928-1939, 1950-1994



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kallah of Texas Rabbis
Title: Kallah of Texas Rabbis Records
Dates: 1928-1939, 1950-1994
Abstract: Composed of correspondence, programs, resolutions, financial documents, papers, yearbooks, speeches and membership lists, the Kallah of Texas Rabbis Records document the activities of the organization.
Accession No.: 2011-238; 2013-243; 2014-100
Extent: 1 ft., 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English and Hebrew.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Founded in Houston, Texas, in 1927, the Kallah of Texas Rabbis works to encourage Jewish scholarship and to support the Abraham I. Schechter Collection of Judaica and Hebraica at the University of Texas at Austin’s Perry-Castañeda Library.


Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, programs, resolutions, financial documents, papers, yearbooks, speeches and membership lists, the Kallah of Texas Rabbis Records document the activities of the organization. Correspondence concerns new memberships, the annual meetings, and various rabbis, while financial records consist of proposed budgets for the annual meetings.

A book entitled And Bring them Closer to the Torah: The Life and Works of Aaron H. Blumenthal, edited by David R. Blumenthal, was separated to the Briscoe Center Library Unit.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Kallah of Texas Rabbis -- Archives.
Subjects
Jews -- Texas.
Rabbis -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kallah of Texas Rabbis Records, 1928-1939, 1950-1994, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Bethany Anderson, August 2011. Additional processing by Esther Kirchner, April 2014.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3C152 Correspondence, programs, resolutions, financial documents, and membership lists, 1982-1994
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4L995 Kallah of Texas Rabbis Houston, TX March 13-15, 1978.
Kallah of Texas Rabbis San Antonio, TX March 2-4, 1987.
Member lists 1954-1988 and undated.
Resolutions, minutes etc. 1933-1982 and undated.
Programs and schedules 1931-1936, 1950-1988.
Correspondence 1934-1937, 1959-1988.
Speeches, talks etc. 1967-1978 and undated.
Articles, essays and papers 1965-1977 and undated.
Press releases 1956, 1979-1983 and undated.
Newspaper clippings 1935-1936, 1957-1979.
Yearbooks 1928-[1935/1936].
Memorial to Rabbi Maurice Faber 1935.
The Texas Jewish Herald March 19, 1936 and April 23, 1936.
Mount Sinai Congregation Texarkana 50th anniversary jubilee 1935.
A checklist of books in the Hebrew Language, University of Texas 1939.
Dimensions in American Judaism vol. III, no. 1 Fall 1968.
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2.325/D24d Photos 1936-1952, 1976-1987 and undated.