Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.C.007
Dates: 1868 - 1916
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Volunteer Fire Department
Persons:
  • Ford, W. P.
  • Neyland, W. D.
  • Von Rosenberg, E.
  • Woodward, Clarence L.
Organizations:
  • Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Colorado Fire Company No. 2
  • East Austin Hose Company No. 4
  • Washington Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1
  • Tenth Ward Company No. 8
  • Protection Hose Fire Company No. 3
  • South Austin Fire Company No. 5
  • Hope Hook and Ladder Company, No. 2
  • North Austin Fire Company No. 6
  • West Austin Fire Company No. 7
  • Austin (Tex.). Volunteer Fire Department
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Fire departments--Texas--Austin
  • Volunteer fire departments--Texas--Austin
  • Volunteer fire fighters
  • Fire prevention
  • Engine companies--Texas--Austin
  • Fire departments--Officials and employees
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Portrait photography
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Eugene T. Digges Collection of the Fontaine Family

AR.M.002
Dates: 1792 - 1947
Creator: Digges, Eugene T., Sr.
Persons:
  • Fontaine, Patrick Henry
  • Fontaine, Philip Aylett
  • Sampson, Sarah Spotswood Fontaine
  • Fontaine, William Spotswood
  • Fontaine, Sarah Shelton Aylett
  • Fontaine, William Winston
  • Fontaine, Mary Adelaide
  • Fontaine, Lansing
  • Digges, Eugene T.
Organizations:
  • Gilleland Academy
  • Improvement in Propulsion of Canal Boats
  • Virginia Historical Society
  • Texas Female Institute
  • Gammel's Book Store
  • Red Front Candy Store
  • Corner and Fontaine Book Co.
  • Capital City Book Co.
  • Bismark Saloon
Places:
  • Virginia--Genealogy
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Education--Texas
  • Families
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Mary Jane Grant Fehr Papers

AR.M.007
Dates: 1931 - 1962
Creator: Fehr, Mary Jane Grant
Persons:
  • Fehr, Mary Jane
  • Dobie, Bertha McKee
  • De Longe, M.
Organizations:
  • United Fund (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Charities--Texas--Austin
  • Gardening--Texas
  • Travelers' writings, American
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Q.005
Dates: 1952 - 2002
Creator: Travis Audubon Society
Persons:
  • Greene, Magnolia Neighbors
  • Davis, Bradley
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Smith, Wilbur A.
  • Dawson, E. T.
Organizations:
  • Travis Audubon Society
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places:
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Baker Sanctuary (Travis County, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Birds--Texas--Travis County
  • Habitat conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Endangered species--Texas--Austin
  • Wildlife refuges--Texas--Travis County
  • Ecology--Societies, etc.
  • Birding sites--Texas--Austin
  • Nature conservation
  • Bird watching
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

St. David's Episcopal Church Records

AR.Q.009
Dates: 1882 - 1974
Creator: St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Caswell, William Thomas
  • Peel, Alice
  • Graham, Anita Laura Goeth
  • Page, Charles H., Jr.
Organizations:
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religious life and customs
Subjects:
  • Church
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Membership records
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.Q.020
Dates: 1969 - 1986
Creator: Austin Ethnic History Association (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Hart, Katherine
  • Kocurek, Willie
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Widen, Carl T.
Organizations:
  • Austin Ethnic History Association (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Ethnic groups--Texas--Austin
  • Ethnicity--Texas--Austin
  • Folk festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Membership records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Kiwanis Club of Austin Records

AR.R.021
Dates: 1919 - 1980
Creator: Kiwanis Club (Austin, Tex.)
Organizations:
  • Kiwanis Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Men--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.S.012
Dates: 1977 - 1980
Creator: Bode, Mary Jane
Persons:
  • Bode, Mary Jane
Organizations:
  • Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
  • Texas Women's Political Caucus
  • Austin Volunteer Center
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped
Places:
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Elections--Texas--Travis County
  • Women legislators--Texas
  • Women--Political activity--Texas
  • Developmentally disabled--Civil rights
  • People with disabilities--Employment
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Maps
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Subject/project files
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.1998.003
Dates: 1871 - 2003
Creator: Heritage Society of Austin
Persons:
  • Adams, Margaret Boroughs
  • Albright, Mary Margaret
  • Hart, Katherin
  • Mayo, Elaine
  • Tanner, Sue McBee
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Historic Landmark Commission
  • Austin History Center
  • Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (Austin, Tex.)
  • Preservation Austin
  • Texas Historical Commission
  • W.H. Passon Historical Society
  • Old Bakery and Emporium Guild
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Neill-Cochran House (Austin, Tex.)
  • O. Henry Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects:
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Historical markers
  • City planning
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Church buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Hotels--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2010.013
Dates: 1922 - 1934
Creator: Scheid, Birdie Cherico
Persons:
  • Scheid, Birdie Cherico
Organizations:
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

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