Archives & Manuscripts Index

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Bissell Family Papers

AR.A.008
Dates: 1865 - 1945
Creator: Bissell family
Persons:
  • Bissell, Florence Morley
  • Smyth, William
  • Bissell, Charles
  • Smyth, Eliza
  • Kreisle, Edwin C.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Sterling, Ross S.
Organizations:
  • St. David's Church
  • Austin Top Shop
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Genealogy
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Celebrations
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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Matthews and Monroe Families Papers

AR.A.025
Dates: 1852 - 1946
Creator: Matthews family
Persons:
  • Matthews, Ezekiel Steel
  • Matthews, Julia Saunders
  • Monroe, Martha Mandeville Matthews
  • Monroe, Patrick A.
  • Matthews, George Saunders
  • Matthews, Frank
  • Matthews, Lou Ester
  • Matthews, Marshall
  • Matthews, Ollie
  • Monroe, Patrick A.
  • Matthews, George
Organizations:
  • Sampson and Henricks
  • Texas School for the Deaf
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Government--Texas--Travis County
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Posters
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
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Black Family Papers

AR.B.001
Dates: 1873 - 1955
Creator: Black family
Persons:
  • Black, Walter Bacon
  • Black, Nettie Avery
  • Black, Abbie Bacon
  • Gossage, James
  • Avery, Richard
  • Avery, Thomas E.
  • Garrison, Lizzie Avery
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Slavery
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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Hilgartner and Palm Papers

AR.B.006
Dates: 1861 - 1937
Creator: Hilgartner and Palm families
Persons:
  • Atwood, Rufus Neely
  • Atwood, William Woods
  • Palm, Adela Belle Atwood
  • Palm, August B.
  • Palm, Mary Josephine
  • Palm, Rufus Atwood
  • Morey, Irene
  • Morey, Lewis Sidney
  • Hilgartner, Adela Belle
  • Hilgartner, Henry Louis
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Money--Confederate States of America
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Seiders Family Papers

AR.C.005
Dates: 1845 - 1892
Creator: Seiders family
Persons:
  • Seiders, Edward
  • Seiders, Henry
  • Seiders, John
  • Seiders, Jefferson
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Glen Ridge (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Neighborhoods--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

John Robert Williams Texana Collection

AR.H.007
Dates: 1860 - 1934
Creator: Williams, John Robert
Persons:
  • Williams, James Robert
  • Dienst, Alexander
  • McCall, John David
  • Pearce, James Edwin
  • Swisher, John Milton
  • Pease, E. M. (Elisha Marshall)
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • Nalle, Oida Ferguson
  • Armijo, Manuel
  • DeGress, Jacob C.
  • DeMorse, Charles
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney
Organizations:
  • Texas Department of Education
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • University of Texas
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Texas Co-operative Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Army
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Waco, (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Voting--Texas
  • Taxation
  • Governors
  • Postal service
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Legal briefs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.H.014
Dates: 1816 - 1919
Creator: Blackburn, Ada
Persons:
  • Stephens, Ellen Ada
  • Davis, Ellen Stephens
  • Blackburn, Ellen Ada
  • Stephens, Oliver
  • Stephens, Walter O.
  • Murray, Grace
  • Boaz, Thomas
  • Besserer, Charles Williams
  • Scholz, Mary
Organizations:
  • Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

John Creaton Papers

AR.H.018
Dates: 1937 - 1950
Creator: Creaton, John
Persons:
  • Creaton, John
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Indians of North America--Texas
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.I.001
Dates: 1907 - 1976
Creator: Shelton, John E. Jr.
Persons:
  • Shelton, John E., Jr.
  • Shelton, Kathryn Cavett
  • Greer, Emily Catherine Johnson
  • Greer, William Henry
  • Johnson, Catherine Hyde
  • Johnson, Thomas Jefferson
  • Shelton, John Elbert
  • Shelton, Willie Idela Greer
  • Williams, Elizabeth Ellen Johnson
Organizations:
  • Terry's Texas Rangers
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 8th
  • Texas National Guard
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Johnson Institute
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hays County (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Wheeler Family Papers

AR.K.003
Dates: 1862 - 1937
Creator: Wheeler family
Persons:
  • Cooney, Mary Isabelle Wheeler
  • Wheeler, E. Earl
  • Brown, John Bertram
  • Brown, Charles Stewart
  • Brown, Margaret Laughery
  • Wheeler, Thomas Benton
  • Wilson, Sam C.
  • Wheeler, John Gill
  • Wilson, R. E.
  • Wheeler, Maggie Brown
  • Harte, Bret Wheeler
Places:
  • Manor (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Manor
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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