Archives & Manuscripts Index

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John H. Robinson Papers

AR.A.003
Dates: 1846 - 1916
Creator: Robinson, John H.
Persons:
  • Bremond, Augusta Palm
  • Bremond, Eugene, Jr.
  • Bremond, John
  • Butler, Josephine Robinson
  • Robinson, Pauline Bremond
  • Robinson, John Henry
  • Robinson, Elizabeth Sheridan
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Real Property--Texas
  • Slavery--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Real property records
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
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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
Excerpt:

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
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:

William Martin Walton Papers

AR.C.010
Dates: 1889 - 1915
Creator: Walton, William Martin
Persons:
  • Parmele, Sarah Walton
  • Parmele, James Jefferson
  • Watkins, Thomas Alexander
  • Watkins, Letitia Ann Walton
  • Walton, William Martin
  • Walton, Newton Samuel
  • Walton, Early Watkins
  • Fitzgerald family
Organizations:
  • Austin Ice Company
  • Cutting Cars
  • San Antonio Express
  • Clarke-Carter Automobile Company
  • United States Patent Office
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Jackson (Mich.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Dallas (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Automobiles
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.D.007
Dates: 1854 - 1923
Creator: Bartholomew, Eugene Carlos, 1839-1923
Persons:
  • Bartholomew, Eugene Carlos
  • Hawley, George Cressey
Organizations:
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Hillsdale College
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas. State Department of Education
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin Dam (1893-1900)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Hanover (Mich.)
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.D.009
Dates: 1839 - 1955
Creator: Brackenridge, LaPrelle and Talbot families
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:

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:

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