Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.M.003
Dates: 1847 - 1974
Creator: Houston, Mary Josephine, 1875-1974
Persons:
  • Houston, Mary Josephine
  • Slaughter, James Marshall
  • Slaughter, Heady Cheatham
  • Morris, Carrie May Holleman
  • Kennedy, Ruth
  • Bowden, Malvin George
  • Slaughter, Emma Howard Potts Houston
  • Morris, Laura
  • Morris, John
  • Morris, David
  • Morris, Peter
Organizations:
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha State Organization (Tex.)
  • National Retired Teachers Association
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Order of the Eastern Star
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Music
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Sarah Margaret Robbins Family Papers

AR.R.016
Dates: 1909 - 1948
Creator: Robbins, Sarah Margaret
Persons:
  • Robbins, John William
  • Parker, Jonnie Belle Robbins
  • Robbins, Horrace Alston
  • Robbins, Margaret Jewell Simmons
  • Hilsberg, Ruth Ione Fowler
  • Robbins, Sarah Margaret
  • Robbins, Sidonia Georgia Gibson
Organizations:
  • Texas. Treasury Department
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)-Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • Nursing--Study and teaching
  • Greeting cards
  • Valentines
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Y.002
Dates: 1849 - 1937
Creator: Baker, Dewitt Clinton, 1831-1881
Persons:
  • Baker, Dewitt Clinton
  • Graham, Mary Elizabeth
  • Graham, Ellen
  • Baker, Mary Lilly
  • Baker, Julia
  • Cox, Ethel Baker
  • Franklin, Ellen Graham
  • Baker, Alice Graham
Organizations:
  • Baker & Graham Druggists
  • A.S. Barnes & Co.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Pharmacy--Texas--Austin--History
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Z.027
Dates: 1864 - 1999
Creator: Shepherd, Powell, 1939-1999
Persons:
  • Shepherd, Powell
  • Shepherd, Grace
  • Shepherd, Roger Sterling
  • Shepherd, Roger David
  • Manry, Joe Edgar
  • Brown, Dwane
  • Weyrich, Fred
  • Born, Frank
  • Cox, Michael
  • Eldredge, Letitia
  • McGaughey, Tina
  • Sage, Carole
  • Sage, Francis
  • Wigman, Mary
  • Braden, Kay Frances
  • Paddie, Dennis
  • White, Tom
  • Myers, M. Richard
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin. Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • La Mama Theatre
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Leona (Tex.)
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Subjects:
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Dance--Study and Teaching
  • Dance--Production and direction
  • Creative writing
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Playwriting
  • Diaries
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.2013.013
Dates: 1957 - 1998
Creator: Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Texian Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Hawkings, Lel Purcell
Organizations:
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Texian Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
  • French Legation (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1849
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Historic sites--Texas
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1994.083
Dates: 1922 - 2016
Creator: Altrusa Club (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Rydell, Hazel
  • Howell, Joyce
  • Draper, Deborah
  • Gamboa, Carmen
  • Carter, Jan
  • Nichols, Linda
  • Pappas, Joy
  • Messer, Jerie
  • Hestir, Lucy
  • Boyd, Elizabeth
  • Nichols, Linda
  • Kimmey, Rowena
  • Taylor, Arline
  • Menchetti, Amelia
  • Miller, Belva
  • Hale, Laginia
Organizations:
  • Altrusa Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women in the professions--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Photographic materials
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.1994.023
Dates: 1922 - 2018
Creator: Open Forum Club (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Davies, Harriet
  • Dobie, Bertha McKee
  • Gebauer, Dorothy
  • Hearon, Shelby
  • Jesse, Janey Collett
  • Peck, Margaret
  • Pennybacker, Percy V., Mrs.
  • Pennybacker, Anna J. Hardwicke
  • Rostow, Elspeth Davies
  • Scarbrough, Margaret Caldwell
  • Spurr, Patricia Chapman Orton
  • Webb, Terrell Louise Dobbs Maverick
Organizations:
  • Open Forum Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1992.001
Dates: 1924 - 2008
Creator: Violet Crown Garden Club (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Driscoll, Clara
  • Giles, Annie T.
  • Greene, Magnolia Neighbors
  • Lewis, Cora
Organizations:
  • Texas Federated Garden Club
  • Violet Crown Garden Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Zilker Garden Center (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Urban beautification--Texas--Austin
  • Flower gardening--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Gardening--Societies, etc.
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Maps
  • Yearbooks
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Subject/project files
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Delta Kappa Gamma International Society, Alpha State Organization Records

AR.1992.029
Dates: 1929 - 2017
Creator: Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha State Organization (Tex.)
Persons:
  • Blanton, Annie Webb
  • Casis, Josephine
  • Casis, Lilia Mary
  • Cook, Katherine
  • Gill, Eula
  • Junkin, Ruth
  • Hunter, Waldine
  • Luedecke, Pansy
Organizations:
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha State Organization (Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
  • Educational leadership--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Women educators
  • Schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women in education--Texas--Austin--Societies, etc.
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: