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
Excerpt:

Payne Family Papers

AR.A.024
Dates: 1935 - 1935
Creator: Payne family
Persons:
  • Payne, Leonidas Warren, Jr.
  • Payne, Susie Bledsoe
  • Payne, Bledsoe
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Football
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Black Family Papers

AR.B.001
Dates: 1873 - 1955
Creator: Black family
Persons:
  • Black, Walter Bacon
  • Black, Nettie Avery
  • Black, Abbie Bacon
  • Gossage, James
  • Avery, Richard
  • Avery, Thomas E.
  • Garrison, Lizzie Avery
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Slavery
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.N.008
Dates: 1868 - 1980
Creator: Hamby Family; Harper Family; Pettway Family
Persons:
  • Hamby, Alice
  • Hamby, Bob
  • Hamby, Carrie Mae
  • Hamby, Catherine Jane
  • Hamby, Frank
  • Hamby, James
  • Hamby, Lewis
  • Hamby, Lillian
  • Hamby, Minnie Jane
  • Hamby, Robert
  • Hamby, Virginia
  • Hamby, William
  • Hamby, William Robert
  • Harper, Henry W.
  • Lewis, Margaret Lynn
  • Pettway, Richard
  • Williams, K. T. Hamby
Organizations:
  • American National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Millican and Hamby Insurance, Loans and Investments
  • United States. Army. Filipino Infantry Regiment, 1st
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • 4411 Red River Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • 1405 Whitis Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Baguio (Philippines)
  • Camp Bronson (Ill.)
  • Grapeland (Tex.)
  • Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Japan
  • Leyte Island (Philippines)
  • Seoul (Korea)
  • Pecos County (Tex.)
  • Manila (Philippines)
  • Stuttgart (Germany)
  • Waukegan (Ill.)
Subjects:
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
  • Veterans--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Journals/diaries
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Administrative records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Frank Caldwell Texana Collection

AR.X.016
Dates: 1838 - 1962
Creator: Caldwell, Frank, 1883-1962
Persons:
  • Caldwell, Frank
  • Dietrich, Charles Edwin
  • Sayers, Joseph Draper
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Texas--History--Collectors and collecting
Subjects:
  • Historians--Texas
  • Postcards--Collectors and collecting
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • Booksellers and bookselling
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Oscar Kunz Papers

AR.Z.013
Dates: 1868 - 1964
Creator: Kunz, Oscar
Persons:
  • Kinz, Oscar
  • Kluge, Charles
  • Kluge, Henry
  • Shenton, Phoebe
  • Wroe, W. T.
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Volunteer Fire Department
  • Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Colorado Fire Company No. 2
  • Manor Fire Company
  • East Austin Hose Company No. 4
  • Washington Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1
  • North Austin Fire Company No. 6
  • Protection Hose Fire Company No. 3
  • South Austin Fire Company No. 5
  • Texas Military Institute (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Fire departments--Texas--Austin
  • Leather workers
  • Saddlery
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1992.014
Dates: 1963 - 2004
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Economic Development Department. Sister and Friendship Cities Program
Persons:
  • Bustamante, Cecilia
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Todd, Bruce
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Economic Development Department
  • Austin Sister Cities Foundation
  • Austin Sister Cities Executive Committee
  • Sister Cities International
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Adelaide (S. A.)
  • Koblenz (Germany)
  • Lima (Peru)
  • Oita (Japan)
  • Saltillo (Coahuila, Mexico)
  • Belo Horizonte (Brazil)
  • Gwangmyeong (Korea)
  • Maseru (Lesotho)
  • Old Orlu (Nigeria)
  • Taichung City (Taiwan)
  • Xischuangbanna (China)
Subjects:
  • Cities and towns--International cooperation
  • International relations
  • Sister cities
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Art
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:

Nancy Westphal Scrapbook

AR.2015.032
Dates: 1943 - 1946
Creator: Westphal, Nancy
Persons:
  • Westphal, Nancy
Organizations:
  • University of Texas. Cultural Entertainment Committee
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Cultural Arts
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Marsha Wallace Scrapbook

AR.2015.038
Dates: 1965 - 1968
Creator: Wallace, Marsha
Persons:
  • Wallace, Marsha
Organizations:
  • Fulmore Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2015.039
Dates: 1941 - 1989
Creator: Auld Lang Syne Luncheon Club
Persons:
  • McSween, Elizabeth
Organizations:
  • Auld Lang Syne Luncheon Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

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