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:
  • 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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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 Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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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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 enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--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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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.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
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
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AR.E.004
Dates: 1815 - 1967
Creator: McCallum, Jane Y.
Persons:
  • McCallum, Jane Y.
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher
  • Finnigan, Annette
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman
  • Hobby, William Pettus
  • Moody, Daniel James
  • Sterling, Ross S.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • Ferguson, Miriam Amanda
  • Ames, Jessie Daniel
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
Organizations:
  • Texas Woman Suffrage Association
  • Texas Equal Suffrage Association
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
  • Open Forum Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • League of Women Voters (U.S.)
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
  • American Equal Rights Association
  • Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Austin-Travis County Tuberculosis Sanitarium
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • La Vervia (Tex.)
  • Seguin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Suffrage--Texas
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Suffragists--Texas
  • Women--Political activity
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
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AR.E.005
Dates: 1830 - 1970
Creator: Davis family
Persons:
  • Davis, Theodore Phillipson
  • Davis, Nelson
  • Davis, Emma
  • Davis, Anita
  • Kell, Frank
  • Lasker, Albert D.
  • Lasker, Loula Davis
  • Proskauer, Joseph
  • Ross, Ellen
Organizations:
  • Nelson Davis and Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Nelson Davis and Son (Austin, Tex.)
  • Settlement Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Block 29-Austin
Subjects:
  • Grocers--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War I
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.E.006
Dates: 1893 - 1961
Creator: Urbantke family
Persons:
  • Urbantke, Elsie
  • Urbantke, Gus Fred
  • Urbantke, Emily Eversberg
  • Urbantke, Hilda
Organizations:
  • Texas School for the Deaf
  • Blinn College
  • University Of Texas at Austin
  • County Club of Austin
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • U.S. Naval Hospital (Norman, Okla.)
  • Women's Texas Golf Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects:
  • Golf--Texas--Austin
  • Deaf--Education--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Greeting cards
  • Valentines
  • Christmas cards
  • Postcards--Collectors and collecting
  • Country clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Golf for women
  • Nursing
  • Women in engineering
  • Women in war
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
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Brooks and Harrison Families Papers

AR.F.005
Dates: 1893 - 1951
Creator: Brooks and Harrison families
Persons:
  • Brooks, Grace Sinclair Harrison
  • Brooks, Victor Lee
  • Brooks, Henry Harrison
  • Harrison, Alice Hollingsworth
  • Harrison, Richard Sinclair
  • Harrison, Henry Douglas
  • Harrison, Alice S.
  • Harrison, William Lawrence
  • Brooks, Victor Lee, Jr.
Organizations:
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • State of Texas
  • First Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.F.009
Dates: 1932 - 1967
Creator: University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Ashley, Marshel
  • Horn, Jeff L.
  • LaGrone, Herbert F.
  • Nelson, I. I.
  • Pittinger, B. F.
  • Stepan, Joe R.
Organizations:
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public Schools--Texas--Austin
  • School districts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
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