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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection

Identifier: I-427

Collection consists of first day of issue stamps issued by the U.S. Post office. Included with each stamp is a biographical or historical sketch of Jewish history as it relates to the stamp's theme. Sketches are organized alphabetically by subject.

Dates: 1957-1994

Chimene family genealogy

 Collection — Consolidated Box P11, Folder: P-389
Identifier: P-389

Collection consists of a photocopy of a typewritten genealogical listing of descendants of Eugene Joseph Chimene, a wine merchant from Bordeaux who immigrated to New Orleans, and then Texas.

Dates: 1954

David S. Kaufman Legal Agreement

 Collection — Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-441
Identifier: P-441

This collection contains an agreement between Kaufman, attorney for the plaintiffs, and J. Autry, attorney for the defendants, regarding the judge in the trial of Fuller vs. The State of Texas.

Dates: 1846

George W. Rabinoff, papers

Identifier: P-58

This collection contains correspondence, reports, and other material relating to both Rabinoff's work with the Jewish Welfare Federations of Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and Chicago; and as a field representative of the Jewish Welfare Board in Texas during the First World War. It also includes correspondence from the professional social work groups Rabinoff served in various capacities, most relating to the National Social Welfare Assembly of which he was the Assistant Director, and the National Conference of Jewish Communal Service of which he was the director of the New York Training Bureau; extensive material on the Australian Jewish Community, where he served as a Fulbright Lecturer in the Dept. of Social Studies of the University of Queensland in 1962, and as a consultant to the Australian National Red Cross; diaries, speeches, published material, reports, and general correspondence.

Dates: undated, 1912-1971

Papers of Cecilia Razovsky

Identifier: P-290

The papers consist of correspondence and reports of Cecelia Razovsky (married name: Davidson), noted social worker specializing in immigration and resettlement of refugees. The collection includes information about her work with the National Council of Jewish Women in the 1920s, and with the National Refugee Service (and predecessor organizations) in the 1930s. Information is included about her work as a Resettlement Supervisor in the post-World War II Displaced Persons camps in Europe, and as a field worker in the southwestern U.S. for the United Service for New Americans in 1950. The collection contains reports and correspondence from her trips to South America, primarily Brazil, to explore possibilities of refugee settlement in 1937 and 1946; as a representative for United HIAS Service to aid in settling Egyptian and Hungarian refugees in 1957-1958; and as a pleasure trip and evaluation of the changes in the Jewish community of the country in 1963. Also included in the collection are many of Razovsky's articles, plays, and pamphlets.

Dates: undated, 1913-1971

Halfin Family Genealogy

 Collection — Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-584
Identifier: P-584

Contains genealogical data sheets of the descendants of Solomon and Haidee Halfin, who were married in 1874 and settled in Victoria, Texas.

Dates: ca. 1987

Henry Castro Contract

Identifier: P-548

Consists of a copy of a contractual arrangement (1843) between Castro - who was an empresario who received a land concession from the president of the independent Republic of Texas (1836-1845) - and a potential colonist whom he recruited in Paris France, paraphrasing the law that granted Castro his concession and outlining the stipulation of his contract.

Dates: 1843

Lekisch Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25136

The Lekisch Family collection documents personal and professional activities of Kurt Lekisch, a medical doctor originally from Mainz, Germany, who was active in his profession as well as academic research until his death in Texas in 1994. The collection also includes a small series on other members of the Lekisch family. The material mainly reflects his work as a doctor in the US but also as a volunteer practitioner in India and as a practitioner in Rhodesia. His active life as a medical researcher and publisher can be seen in his numerous publications; some of which derive from his studies at universities in Germany, Switzerland, and the US. Although the bulk of the documents consist of manuscripts and printed material, the collection also includes correspondence, photos, vital documents, and a range of certificates.

Dates: 1817ā€“2005; Majority of material found within 1920sā€“1994

Levitansky Family Papers

Identifier: P-361

Collection includes family genealogical research conducted by Etta Levine; Levine-Levitansky family correspondence, writings, and photographs.

Dates: 1900-2011

Mincer Family Collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box P11, Folder: P-387
Identifier: P-387

The collection contains material about the Mincer family of Detroit; a photograph of Israel Mincer; a letter (original, photocopy, and typescript) from Israel Mincer to his niece, Minnie Lipsitz; and an article about the Mincer family.

Dates: 1896-1981