Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.A.002
Dates: 1847 - 1955
Creator: Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland, 1831-1926
Persons:
  • Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland
  • Blandford, Rebecca J. Fisher
  • Davis, Pearl Calhoun
  • Gilleland, Johnstone
  • Gilleland, Mary Barbour
  • Gilleland, William McCalla
  • Fisher, Orceneth
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Little, Henry Morrow
  • Little, Fannie Blanford
  • Graf, Clara Sue
  • Neff, Pat Morris
  • Highsmith, B. F.
  • Noble, Fannie Fisher
  • Noble, Franklin M.
Organizations:
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Philadelphia (Penn.)
  • Refugio County (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • History--Texas
  • Indians of North America--Texas
  • Native Americans
  • Missionaries
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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King and Robery Families Papers

AR.A.004
Dates: 1857 - 1952
Creator: King and Robery families
Persons:
  • King, Bessie May
  • King, Cecil G.
  • King, Emma
  • King, Fidelia Frances Robey
  • King, John Martin
  • King, John Robert
  • King, Luke
  • King, W.A.
  • King, Winter
  • Mitchell, Casper L.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Creative works
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
Organizations:
  • St. David's Church
  • Austin Top Shop
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Family--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
Excerpt:
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--History
  • 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.A.021
Dates: 1845 - 1948
Creator: Whitis family
Persons:
  • Bell, Florence Whitis
  • Eno, Mary "Mollie" Whitis
  • Manor, Joseph J.
  • Rogan, Griffith
  • Whitis, Charles Wesley
  • Whitis, Florence
  • Whitis, Gertrude
  • Whitis, John Hancock
  • Whitis, Mary Key
  • Whitis, Rufus
  • Whitis, Thomas P.
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Whitis Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Manor (Tex.)
  • Webberville (Tex.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Bull Creek (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Business--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Journals/diaries
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.)
Subjects:
  • Government--Travis County
  • Family--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:
AR.A.031
Dates: 1878 - 1929
Creator: Allan Junior High School
Persons:
  • Harris, T.G.
Organizations:
  • Allan Junior High School
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Jefferson Debating Society (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan High School Parent Teacher Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Junior high schools--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin--History
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Creative works
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Brown and Dill Families Papers

AR.B.002
Dates: 1884 - 1900
Creator: Brown and Dill families
Persons:
  • Brown, William Morton
  • Seiker, Lamartine P.
  • Dill, Minnie G.
  • Brown, Aurelia Morton
Organizations:
  • Texas Rangers
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Travis County--Politics and government
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.C.001
Dates: 1842 - 1963
Creator: Collins family
Persons:
  • Collins, Edna
  • Collins, Henry Guest
  • McLeary, Kindred
  • Collins, Helena Gertrude Anderson
  • West, Rosina Guest Collins
  • Jessen, Harold Everett
  • Adams, Wayman
Organizations:
  • Texas School for the Blind
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Murals
  • Organ music
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.C.002
Dates: 1857 - 1940
Creator: Wheelock, Edwin Miller, 1829-1901
Persons:
  • Wheelock, Edwin M. (Edwin Miller)
  • Kassel, Charles
  • Savage, M. J.
Organizations:
  • American Unitarian Association
  • First Unitarian Society (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States. Army. Department of the Gulf (1862-1865)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religious life and customs
  • United States--Politics and government
  • Spokane (Wash.)
  • Boston (Mass.)
Subjects:
  • Capitalism--United States--History--19th Century
  • Abolitionists--United States
  • Slavery
  • Unitarian churches--United States
  • Freedmen--Education--History--19th Century
  • Religion and politics
  • Populism--United States--History--19th Century
  • Unitarian Universalist Churches--Sermons
  • Working class--United States--Political activity--History--19th Century
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
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