Rabbi Samuel Karff papers

Elementos de identidad

Código de referencia

MS 229

Nombre y localización del repositorio

Nivel de descripción

Colección

Título

Rabbi Samuel Karff papers

Fecha(s)

  • 1990s-2000s (Creación)

Extensión

4 cubic feet (4 boxes)

Nombre del productor

(1931-2020)

Historia biográfica

Samuel Egal Karff was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 19, 1931. He graduated from Harvard University. He served as rabbi for Houston's Beth Israel congregation from 1974 to 1999. After his retirement from Beth Israel, he founded the Texas Medical Center's Health and Human Spirit Program, the forerunner of the McGovern Medical School's Center for Humanities and Ethics. He also lectured for Rice University's Department of Religion for twenty-two years. He was a longtime advocate for civil rights, social justice, and equality, and is honored at Interfaith Ministries for Great Houston's Brigitte and Bashar Kalai's Plaza of Respect, alongside Reverend William Lawson and Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza. Karff died on August 14, 2020.

Área de contenido y estructura

Alcance y contenido

The Rabbi Samuel Karff papers contains papers and binders related to Rabbi Karff's work in the Sacred Vocation program at the UT Medical School McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics. More details about the materials will be documented after initial processing and rehousing. The collection includes newspaper and magazine clippings, reprints, handwritten notes, lecture and talk manuscripts, correspondence; interviews, questionnaires, curricula, and reprints.

Sistema de arreglo

Condiciones de acceso y uso de los elementos

Condiciones de acceso

Open for research.

Acceso físico

Materials are in good condition.

Acceso técnico

Condiciones

There are some patient cases that may be restricted as they include names. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Idiomas del material

  • inglés

Escritura(s) de los documentos

Notas sobre las lenguas y escrituras

Instrumentos de descripción

Inventory 2020 October.

Uploaded finding aid

Elementos de adquisición y valoración

Historial de custodia

Deed-1

Origen del ingreso

Dr. Thomas Cole delivered boxes to the archive on September 25, 2020. Five boxes worth of materials (papers and binders) in various non-standard boxes and containers. Dr. Thomas Cole packed the materials from the office of Rabbi Samuel Karff at UT Medical School and delivered to archive.

Valoración, selección y eliminación

Acumulaciones

No accruals are expected for this collection.

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Elemento notas

Notas especializadas

  • Mención: Rabbi Samuel Karff papers; MS 229; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.

Identificador/es alternativo(os)

TARO

00334

Área de control de la descripción

Reglas o convenciones

Fuentes

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