Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.A.016
Dates: 1881 - 1956
Creator: Numbers, Emily, 1862-1961
Persons:
  • Numbers, Emily Louella
  • Numbers, Melete
  • Numbers, Arta B.
Organizations:
  • West Austin School (Tex.)
  • Numbers School
  • Miss Numbers School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Rio Grande 1205 (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Teachers
  • Private schools
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.H.052
Dates: 1894 - 1975
Creator: Weed and Aden families
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:

Michael L. Harris Papers

AR.M.012
Dates: 1958 - 1983
Creator: Harris, Michael L.
Persons:
  • Harris, Michael L.
  • Russell, Allen H.
  • Knebel, Edmund P.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations:
  • Austin Baseball Club (Tex.)
  • Texas League
  • Austin Braves (Baseball team)
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • A.N. McCallum High School
  • Pan American Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Disch Field (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Minor league baseball--Texas
  • Baseball--Texas--History
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Campaign paraphernalia
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
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.Q.006
Dates: 1949 - 1978
Creator: Marshall Ford Game Protection Association
Persons:
  • Smith, A. R., Mrs
  • Wible, Lois
  • East, Leonard C.
  • East, Vida Henderson
  • Hughes, Fritz
  • Hughes, Fannie
  • Hughes, T. B.
  • Ashby, Gene
  • Von Merz, Katherine
  • Von Merz, W. P.
  • Champion, C. C.
Organizations:
  • Marshall Ford Game Protection Association (Tex.)
Places:
  • Marshall Ford (Tex.)
  • Lake Travis (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Texas--Lake Travis
Subjects:
  • Habitat conservation--Texas--Travis County
  • Wildlife refuges--Texas--Travis County
  • Ecology--Societies, etc.
  • Game protection--Societies, etc.
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Membership records
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Austin Genealogical Society Records

AR.X.020
Dates: 1961 - 1988
Creator: Austin Genealogical Society
Organizations:
  • Austin Genealogical Society
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Genealogy--Societies, etc.
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Membership records
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.1998.003
Dates: 1871 - 2003
Creator: Heritage Society of Austin
Persons:
  • Adams, Margaret Boroughs
  • Albright, Mary Margaret
  • Hart, Katherin
  • Mayo, Elaine
  • Tanner, Sue McBee
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Historic Landmark Commission
  • Austin History Center
  • Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (Austin, Tex.)
  • Preservation Austin
  • Texas Historical Commission
  • W.H. Passon Historical Society
  • Old Bakery and Emporium Guild
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Neill-Cochran House (Austin, Tex.)
  • O. Henry Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects:
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Historical markers
  • City planning
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Church buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Hotels--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2010.007
Dates: 1937 - 2007
Creator: Overton, Volma
Persons:
  • Overton, Volma
  • Overton, Warneta
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations:
  • Austin History Center
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Austin Branch
  • Austin NAACP Federal Credit Union (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Boys Scouts of America. Troop 70 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas State Conference of the NAACP Branches
  • Oak Springs Elementary (Austin, Tex.). Campus Advisory Council
  • Texas Society to Abolish Capital Punishment
  • United States. Army Reserve
  • United States Postal Service
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Texas--Austin
  • African American students
  • School integration--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Ballroom dancing
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Social reformers
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Economic aspects
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in employment--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in public accommodations--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Transcripts
  • Subject/project files
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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