Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.A.006
Dates: 1890 - 1947
Creator: Hughes, John Reynolds, 1855-1947
Persons:
  • Hughes, John R. (John Reynolds)
  • Hughes, W. P., Jr.
  • Colquitt, Oscar Branch
  • Madero, Francisco I.
  • Alanis, Lázaro S.
  • Grey, Zane
  • Wood, Beverly
  • Cooper, Tex (Thomas)
Organizations:
  • Texas Rangers
  • Texas Rangers. Frontier Battalion. Company D
  • Ex-Texas Rangers Association
Places:
  • Ysleta (Tex.)
  • El Paso (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Law enforcement--Texas--History
  • Mexico--History--Revolution, 1910-1920
  • Ciudad Juárez, Battle of, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, 1911
  • J
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • 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
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.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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Hilgartner and Palm Papers

AR.B.006
Dates: 1861 - 1937
Creator: Hilgartner and Palm families
Persons:
  • Atwood, Rufus Neely
  • Atwood, William Woods
  • Palm, Adela Belle (Atwood)
  • Palm, August B.
  • Palm, Mary Josephine
  • Palm, Rufus Atwood
  • Morey, Irene
  • Morey, Lewis Sidney
  • Hilgartner, Adela Belle
  • Hilgartner, Henry Louis
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Money--Confederate States of America
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Real property records
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.2014.030
Dates: 1885 - 1951
Creator: Plummer, Frederick Byron and Hellen Jeanne
Persons:
  • Plummer, Frederick Byron
  • Plummer, Helen Jeanne
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.) Speedway Heights
  • Austin (Tex.) Walling Drive
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Land titles--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Legal records
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.C.003
Dates: 1900 - 1956
Creator: Gardner, Charles W., 1877-1922; Gardner, Elizabeth Fromme
Persons:
  • Bracewell, Searcy
  • Gardner, Charles W.
  • Cardner, Elizabeth Fromme
  • Graham, Anita Laura Goeth
Organizations:
  • Austin Community Guidance Center
  • Federated Women's Club
  • Texas Society for Mental Hygiene
  • Tips Engine Works
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • St. Louis (Mo.)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Mental health services--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Patents
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
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.)
  • Texas--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:

Johnson and Irving Families Papers

AR.C.008
Dates: 1906 - 1971
Creator: Johnson and Irving families
Persons:
  • Johnson, Harriet
  • Irvin, Helen Huston Johnson
  • Rutland, Elizabeth Harriet Irvin Phillips
  • Irvin, William Ross
  • Irvin, Jefferson Johnson
  • Irvin, William Ross II.
  • Irvin, Jefferson Johnson Jr.
  • DeWees, Betty King Irvin
Organizations:
  • U.S Navy
  • U.S Armed Forces
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Kansas
  • Texas--History, Military
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Veterans--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Journals/diaries
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.)
  • Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Family--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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