Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.H.008
Dates: 1794 - 1984
Creator: Hart family
Persons:
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Meriweather, Carrie
  • Hart, William de Normandie
  • Hart, James Hill
  • Hart, Nannie Strother Furman
  • Jagou, Helen Furman
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Hart, Katherine
Organizations:
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Austin History Center
  • Daughters of the American Colonists
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Travis County (Tex.). Historic Landmarks Commision
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Mexico City
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Government--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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AR.H.016
Dates: 1834 - 1930
Creator: Brooke, Florence Ralston
Persons:
  • Brooke, Florence Ralston
  • Brooke, Henrietta Ralston
Organizations:
  • Palm Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Emigration and immigration
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Lyme Hall (Cheshire)
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History--19th century
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Passenger ships--History--19th century
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
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AR.H.024
Dates: 1845 - 1954
Creator: Hirshfeld, Henry, 1834-1911
Persons:
  • Hirshfeld, Henry
  • Hirshfeld, Jennie Melasky
  • Hirshfeld, Morris
  • Hirshfeld, Caroline
  • Hirshfeld, Laura
  • Hirshfeld, Samuel
  • Hirshfeld, Jacob
  • Bernheim, Leila Hirshfeld
  • Bernheim, Henry Hirshfeld
  • Hanna, Marie Hirshfeld Bernheim
  • Frees, Rosa Hirshfeld
  • Free, William Jacob
  • Frees, Miriam Hirshfeld
  • Porter, Athol Estes
Organizations:
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Driskill Hotel
  • B. Melasky & Son (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hirshfeld, Gratz & Company
  • Hirshfeld and Anderson (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hood Seminary (Austin, Tex.)
  • Miss Numbers School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Richardson Academy
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Congress Avenue 608 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 9th Street W. 303
  • 9th Street W. 305 (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History
Subjects:
  • German Americans--Social life and customs
  • Jews--Texas
  • Women--Social life and customs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Freemasons
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Abstracts of title--Texas--Austin
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Judaism--Texas--Austin--Customs and practices
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Private schools
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Naturalization records
  • Immigrants--Texas--History
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Real property
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Benjamin Herbert Rice Papers

AR.H.045
Dates: 1914 - 1916
Creator: Rice, Benjamin Herbert, 1851-1918
Persons:
  • Rice, Benjamin Herbert
  • Andrews, Fanny Margaret
  • Rice, B. H.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
Access: Available on-site
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Marshall and Bunton Families Papers

AR.I.012
Creator: Marshall family; Bunton family
Persons:
  • Metz, Henry W.
  • Metz, Nancy Sultan
  • Metz, Napoleon Bonaparte
  • McKinney, Thomas Freeman
  • Metz, Calhoun S.
  • Flack, James A.
  • Flack, Laura Ann Elvira Metz Marshall
  • Marshall, Ben F.
  • Bunton, Laura Marshall
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
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Fisher and Scarborough Families Papers

AR.K.001
Dates: 1867 - 1937
Creator: Fisher family; Scarborough family
Persons:
  • Fisher, Samuel Rhoads
  • Fisher, Walter Wooldridge
  • Fisher, Julia MacRae Scarborrough
  • Niles, Juliet
  • Walther, Julia Emerson Fisher
  • Scarborough, Emerson Monroe
  • Scarborough, Ada Ledbetter
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Beau Site subdivision, Division C (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
  • Abstracts of title--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Automobiles
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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Donnan Family Papers

AR.K.008
Dates: 1854 - 1961
Creator: Donnan family
Persons:
  • Johnson, Gustave
  • Shapard, Lilla Donnan
  • Test, Nellie Ward Donnan
  • Donnan, John Knox, Jr.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland
Organizations:
  • Spillar Crude Oil Stove Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Salvation Army
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Children's Home (Austin, Tex.)
  • Glorietta Mining Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Chicksaw Oil Company (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Real property
  • Freemasonry
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Stock certificates
  • Swedish Americans--Texas--History
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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Charles T. Rather Family Papers

AR.K.009
Dates: 1881 - 1965
Creator: Rather family
Persons:
  • Rather, Charles T.
  • Rather, Ella Grubbs
  • Villavaso, Ethel Zively Rather
  • Villavaso, Ernest
  • Villavaso, Ernest, Jr.
  • Duncalf, Alma Rather
  • Duncalf, Frederic
Organizations:
  • Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Farm life--Texas
  • Cotton gins and ginning--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:

Fleece Philips Purnell Papers

AR.L.001
Dates: 1853 - 1968
Creator: Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips, 1888-
Persons:
  • Purnell, Leland Everett
  • Cunningham, LaNell Webb Purnell
  • Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips
  • Bracken, Edward R., Mrs
  • Philips, Blanche Bracken
  • Philips, John Hall
  • Webb, James Leland
Organizations:
  • National Society, United Daughters of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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Kruse Family Papers

AR.L.013
Dates: 1911 - 1972
Creator: Kruse family
Persons:
  • Kruse, John E.
  • Kruse, Otillie Schreiber
  • Stade, Bertha (Beddie) Schreiber
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Marriage
  • German Americans--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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