Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.D.009
Dates: 1839 - 1955
Creator: Brackenridge family; LaPrelle family; Talbot family
Persons:
  • LaPrelle, Rosa Talbot
  • LaPrelle, John
  • LaPrelle, Eleanor Brackenridge
  • LaPrelle, John, Jr.
  • Talbot, James
  • Talbot, Mary
  • Brackenridge, Mary Eleanor
  • Brackenridge, George Washington
  • Brackenridge, James M.
  • Brackenridge, John Thomas
  • Brackenridge, Robert
Organizations:
  • First Presbyterian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Frontier Telegraph and Telephone Company
  • Seven Churches
  • Hanover College
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bastrop County (Tex.)
  • Bexar County (Tex.)
  • Burnet County (Tex.)
  • Boonville (Ind.)
  • Bouldin (Austin, Tex.)
  • South Heights (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Gold standard--United States
  • Telegraph--Texas
  • Telephone--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Alexander Caswell Ellis Memorial Collection On Mental Health Records

AR.G.001
Dates: 1949 - 1960
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library
Persons:
  • Ellis, A. Caswell (Alexander Caswell)
Organizations:
  • Texas Society For Mental Health
  • Austin Public Library
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Mental health
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.H.052
Dates: 1894 - 1975
Creator: Weed family; Aden family
Persons:
  • Weed, Thurlow Brush
  • Weed, Thurlow Bobby, Jr.
  • Weed, Daisy Belle
  • Weed, Katherine Harriet
  • Weed, Osborne Waverly
  • Weed, Orella
  • Weed, Laura
  • Weed, Valentine Osborne
  • Weed, Agnes Irene Aden
  • Weed, Bella Brush
  • Weed, Austin Earl
  • Aden, Helen
  • Aden, Margaret
  • Aden, Eunice
  • Aden, Clarence M.
  • Aden, John Dunlap
Organizations:
  • Lions International
  • Texas Embalmers Association
  • Girl Scouts of the United States of America
  • Scottish Rite (Masonic order)
  • New York University
  • Thurlow B. Weed Funeral Home
  • Weed and Rosengren Liverymen and Undertakers
  • Austin Girl Scout Council
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Lake Medina
Subjects:
  • Undertakers and undertaking--Texas--Austin
  • Freemasons--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Girl Scouts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Parker and Shudde Families Papers

AR.P.010
Dates: 1879 - 1982
Creator: Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker, 1895-
Persons:
  • Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker
  • Shudde, Louis O.
  • Parker, Lila Anne
  • Parker, Richard Denny
  • Parker, William
  • Clement, Frank
  • Parker, Richard Clement
  • Parker, David Connell
  • Parker, Daniel
  • Woolverton, Alice Maxwell
Organizations:
  • Austin Genealogical Society
  • Austin Poetry Society (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Thankful Hubbard Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • University Christian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Patriotic societies
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2002.025
Dates: 1975 - 2014
Creator: Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
Persons:
  • Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
Organizations:
  • Texas. Governor's Commission for Women
  • Mexican American Business and Professional Women of Austin
  • Hispanic Women's Network of Texas
  • Leadership Austin
  • Austin Museum of Art
  • Austin History Center Association
  • Austin Public Library Foundation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Women--Politics and government
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas
  • Latinx--Texas--History
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Community organization--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Social conditions
  • Women's health services--Government policy
  • Mexican American women--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Z.004
Dates: 1892 - 1982
Creator: Texas Fine Arts Association
Persons:
  • McClendon, James Wooten
  • Weller, Lucille Edgar
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Driscoll, Clara
  • Dibrell, Ella Peyton Dancy
Organizations:
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Texas Commission on the Arts and Humanities
  • Texas Fine Arts Commission
  • Austin Arts Council (Austin, Tex.)
  • Heritage Society of Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin--Societies, etc.--History
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Membership records
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Ina Ray Smith Papers

AR.Z.035
Dates: 1852 - 1988
Creator: Smith, Ina Ray, 1912-1994
Persons:
  • Smith, Ina Ray
  • Smith, Ina Donlavey
  • Smith, Van Mitchell
  • Smith, Van Mitchell, Jr.
  • Koock, Mary Faulk
Organizations:
  • Austin Heritage Foundation
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Glastron Boat Company
  • Austin (Tex.). Historic Landmark Commission
  • International Business Machines Corporation
  • John Roberts Inc.
  • KTBC-TV (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
  • Steck-Warlick Company
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • Talents Unlimited
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
  • Congress Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
Subjects:
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Public relations--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Travel
  • Local history--Research
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1997.007
Dates: 1895 - 2005
Creator: Sheffield, Beverly
Persons:
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Crenshaw, Roberta Reed
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Henry, O.
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Community Foundation
  • Save Barton Creek Association
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Deep Eddy Swimming Pool (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Salamanders--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.2015.039
Dates: 1941 - 1989
Creator: Auld Lang Syne Luncheon Club
Persons:
  • McSween, Elizabeth
Organizations:
  • Auld Lang Syne Luncheon Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2009.043
Dates: 1919 - 2008
Creator: Harris, August Watkins
Persons:
  • Harris, August Watson
  • Harris, Loula
  • Giesecke, Bertram E.
  • Giesecke, Frederick Ernst
  • Campi, Ray
Organizations:
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Giesecke & Harris (Architectural firm)
  • Elgin-Butler Brick Company
  • Citizens State Bank
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Company 845 (Kirbyville, Tex.)
  • Preservation Austin
  • St. Mary's Cathedral School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas School for the Deaf
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • American Legion. Travis Post No. 76 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Norwood Tower (Austin, Tex.)
  • Govalle Fire Station
  • State Bar of Texas
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Colorado County (Tex.)
  • Hidalgo County (Tex.)
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • Nueces County (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Williamson County (Tex.)
  • Lake Austin Boulevard 2201 1/2
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas--Travis County
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Architectural firms--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
  • Segregation in education--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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