Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.D.009
Dates: 1839 - 1955
Creator: Brackenridge family; LaPrelle family; Talbot family
Persons:
  • LaPrelle, Rosa Talbot
  • LaPrelle, John
  • LaPrelle, Eleanor Brackenridge
  • LaPrelle, John, Jr.
  • Talbot, James
  • Talbot, Mary
  • Brackenridge, Mary Eleanor
  • Brackenridge, George Washington
  • Brackenridge, James M.
  • Brackenridge, John Thomas
  • Brackenridge, Robert
Organizations:
  • First Presbyterian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Frontier Telegraph and Telephone Company
  • Seven Churches
  • Hanover College
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bastrop County (Tex.)
  • Bexar County (Tex.)
  • Burnet County (Tex.)
  • Boonville (Ind.)
  • Bouldin (Austin, Tex.)
  • South Heights (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Gold standard--United States
  • Telegraph--Texas
  • Telephone--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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AR.Z.004
Dates: 1892 - 1982
Creator: Texas Fine Arts Association
Persons:
  • McClendon, James Wooten
  • Weller, Lucille Edgar
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Driscoll, Clara
  • Dibrell, Ella Peyton Dancy
Organizations:
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Texas Commission on the Arts and Humanities
  • Texas Fine Arts Commission
  • Austin Arts Council (Austin, Tex.)
  • Heritage Society of Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin--Societies, etc.--History
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Membership records
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Z.036
Dates: 1971 - 1990
Creator: Shipman, Sally, 1938-2007
Persons:
  • Shipman, Sally
  • Carrasco, Jorge
  • Nofziger, Max
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Austin (Tex.). City Manager's Office
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
  • Public utility districts--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
  • Electric utilities--Rates
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Reports
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Subject/project files
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2015.009
Dates: 2007 - 2012
Creator: Beinecke, Bridgette
Persons:
  • Beinecke, Bridgette
Organizations:
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Old West Austin Neighborhood Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood planning--Texas--Austin
  • Sustainable buildings--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2000.008
Dates: 1928 - 1995
Creator: Austin Woman's Club
Persons:
  • Smith, Sam J., Mrs
  • Long, W. R., Mrs
Organizations:
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • Junior Austin Women's Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Yearbooks
  • Membership records
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
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.2013.029
Dates: 1969 - 1985
Creator: McCree, Allen
Persons:
  • McCree, Allen
Organizations:
  • American Institute of Architects. Austin Chapter
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas
  • West Austin Neighborhood Group
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2012.040
Dates: 1982 - 1984
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Historical Landmark Commission
Persons:
  • Alexander, Blake
  • Barentine, Joseph Powell
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Historic Landmark Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects:
  • Historic sites--Texas--Austin
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Architecture--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2012.015
Dates: 1972 - 2012
Creator: PODER (People Organized in the Defense of Earth and her Resources)
Persons:
  • Almanza, Susana
  • Alvarez, Raul
  • Herrera, Sylvia
  • Rivera, Gilbert
Organizations:
  • People Organized in the Defense of Earth and her Resources (PODER)
  • Montopolis Neighborhood Association
  • Southwest Network for Environmental Justice
  • Tokyo Electron
  • Exxon Mobile Corporation
  • Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Austin, Tex.)
  • ChevronTexaco (Firm)
  • Longhorn Partners Pipeline
  • Motorola
  • Samsung Austin Semiconductor
  • SEMATECH (Organization)
  • Texas Coalition Advocating Justice for Juveniles
  • Brown Berets, Austin chapter
Places:
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Montopolis (Tex.)
  • Govalle Neighborhood (Austin, Tex.)
  • Johnston Terrace (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Holly Power Plant (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental justice
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social conditions
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Gentrification--Texas--Austin
  • Groundwater--Pollution--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Property tax relief--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Urban transportation
  • High technology industries--Environmental aspects
  • Hazardous waste site remediation--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.2009.035
Dates: 1957 - 1997
Creator: Shefelman, Tom W.
Persons:
  • Nagel, Chester Emil
  • Shefelman, Tom W.
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Design Commission
  • Shefelman and Nix Architects
  • Taniguchi, Shefelman, Vackar, Minter (Architecture firm)
  • Wooldridge Group
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Waller Creek (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas
  • Central business districts--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Sustainable development
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
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