Archives & Manuscripts Index

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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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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
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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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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
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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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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. State 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
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Butler Papers

AR.H.017
Dates: 1897 - 1900
Creator: Butler, Margaret
Persons:
  • Walne, Margaret Butler
Organizations:
  • St. Mary's Academy (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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AR.L.015
Dates: 1886 - 1987
Creator: O'Quinn, Trueman E.; Porter, Jenny Lind; Hofer, Thelma Ethel; Austin History Center Association
Persons:
  • Henry, O.
  • Hall, Gilman
  • Henry, Olivier
  • Hofer, Ethel
  • Jennings, Al
  • Morley, Christopher
  • O'Quinn, Kerry
  • O'Quinn, Trueman E.
  • Porter, Athol Estes
  • Porter, Jenny Lind
  • Porter, Margaret Worth Sartin
  • Porter, Sarah Lindsay Coleman
  • Porter, William Sydney
  • Smoot, Lawrence K.
Organizations:
  • First National Bank of Austin
  • Maddox Brothers and Anderson, Land Agents
  • Texas. General Land Office
Places:
  • Asheville (N.C.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Columbus (Ohio)
  • Greensboro (N.C.)
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • La Salle County (Tex.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • American literature
  • Authors, American--19th century--Biography
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Journalism
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
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Albert J. Jernigan Family Papers

AR.N.007
Dates: 1871 - 1947
Creator: Jernigan family
Persons:
  • Jernigan, Albert J.
  • Jernigan, George F.
  • Jernigan, Kenneth
  • Jernigan, Laura
Organizations:
  • Underhill & Company
  • Austin Marble Works
  • Texas State Lunatic Asylum (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin State Hospital (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and Government
  • Deep Eddy Pool (Austin, Tex)
Subjects:
  • Municipal government--Texas--Travis County
  • Teachers
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture--Texas--Travis County
  • Cotton
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
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AR.S.008
Dates: 1873 - 1960
Creator: Stayton, Robert W., Jr., 1886-1963
Persons:
  • Stayton, Robert Weldon, Sr.
  • Stayton, Robert Weldon
  • Stayton, Jennie Vineyard
  • Stayton, Annie Robertson
  • Stayton, John W.
  • Stayton, Annie Louise
  • Stayton, George Kleberg
  • Stayton, Hallie Bremond
  • Evans, Nellie Robertson
  • Evans, George
  • Evans, A. D. (Druce)
  • Robertson, Randolph
  • Robertson, Richard
Organizations:
  • Texas Bar Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States Civil Service Commission. Board of Legal Examiners
  • Texas Law Review Association
  • Kleberg & Stayton
  • University of Texas. School of Law
  • Texas Law Review Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Corpus Christi (Tex.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas
  • Courts--Texas
  • Civil procedure--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • Practice of law--Texas--History
  • Law--Study and teaching
  • Professional associations
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
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