Archives & Manuscripts Index

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Matthews and Monroe Families Papers

AR.A.025
Dates: 1852 - 1946
Creator: Matthews family
Persons:
  • Matthews, Ezekiel Steel
  • Matthews, Julia Saunders
  • Monroe, Martha Mandeville Matthews
  • Monroe, Patrick A.
  • Matthews, George Saunders
  • Matthews, Frank
  • Matthews, Lou Ester
  • Matthews, Marshall
  • Matthews, Ollie
  • Monroe, Patrick A.
  • Matthews, George
Organizations:
  • Sampson and Henricks
  • Texas School for the Deaf
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Government--Texas--Travis County
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Posters
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
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American Legion - Travis Post No. 76 Papers

AR.A.032
Dates: 1920 - 1950
Creator: American Legion - Travis Post No. 76
Organizations:
  • American Legion. Travis Post No. 76 (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Veterans--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
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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:
  • Austin Hook and Ladder Company No. 1
  • 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 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:
AR.E.004
Dates: 1815 - 1967
Creator: McCallum, Jane Y.
Persons:
  • McCallum, Jane Y.
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher
  • Finnigan, Annette
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman
  • Hobby, William Pettus
  • Moody, Daniel James
  • Sterling, Ross S.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • Ferguson, Miriam Amanda
  • Ames, Jessie Daniel
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
Organizations:
  • Texas Woman Suffrage Association
  • Texas Equal Suffrage Association
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
  • Austin Open Forum
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • League of Women Voters (U.S.)
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
  • American Equal Rights Association
  • Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Austin-Travis County Tuberculosis Sanitarium
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • La Vervia (Tex.)
  • Seguin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Suffrage--Texas
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Suffragists--Texas
  • Women--Political activity
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Brooks and Harrison Families Papers

AR.F.005
Dates: 1893 - 1951
Creator: Brooks and Harrison families
Persons:
  • Brooks, Grace Sinclair Harrison
  • Brooks, Victor Lee
  • Brooks, Henry Harrison
  • Harrison, Alice Hollingsworth
  • Harrison, Richard Sinclair
  • Harrison, Henry Douglas
  • Harrison, Alice S.
  • Harrison, William Lawrence
  • Brooks, Victor Lee, Jr.
Organizations:
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • State of Texas
  • First Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
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Lane Family Papers

AR.G.005
Dates: 1880 - 1928
Creator: Lane family
Persons:
  • Lane, David Addison
  • Lane, Mattie Callaway
  • Callaway, John Isaac
  • Callaway, Martha Antoinette Long
  • Lane, Joe Callaway
  • Lane, John Callaway
  • Lane, Roy Callaway
Organizations:
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • New Orleans College of Dentistry
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas National Guard
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • New Orleans (La.)
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Correspondence
  • Posters
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

John Robert Williams Texana Collection

AR.H.007
Dates: 1860 - 1934
Creator: Williams, John Robert
Persons:
  • Williams, James Robert
  • Dienst, Alexander
  • McCall, John David
  • Pearce, James Edwin
  • Swisher, John Milton
  • Pease, E. M. (Elisha Marshall)
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • Nalle, Oida Ferguson
  • Armijo, Manuel
  • DeGress, Jacob C.
  • DeMorse, Charles
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney
Organizations:
  • Texas Department of Education
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • University of Texas
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Texas Co-operative Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Army
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Waco, (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Voting--Texas
  • Taxation
  • Governors
  • Postal service
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Legal briefs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.H.024
Dates: 1845 - 1954
Creator: Hirshfeld, Henry, 1834-1911
Persons:
  • Hirshfeld, Henry
  • Hirshfeld, Jennie Melasky
  • Hirshfeld, Morris
  • Hirshfeld, Caroline
  • Hirshfeld, Laura
  • Hirshfeld, Samuel
  • Hirshfeld, Jacob
  • Bernheim, Leila Hirshfeld
  • Bernheim, Henry Hirshfeld
  • Hanna, Marie Hirshfeld Bernheim
  • Frees, Rosa Hirshfeld
  • Free, William Jacob
  • Frees, Miriam Hirshfeld
  • Porter, Athol Estes
Organizations:
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • Allan Junior High School
  • Driskill Hotel
  • B. Melasky & Son (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hirshfeld, Gratz & Company
  • Hirshfeld and Anderson (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hood Seminary (Austin, Tex.)
  • Miss Numbers School (Austin, Tex)
  • Richardson Academy
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Congress Avenue 608 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 9th Street W. 303
  • 9th Street W. 305 (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History
Subjects:
  • German Americans--Social life and customs
  • Jews--Texas
  • Women--Social life and customs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Freemasons
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Abstracts of title--Texas--Austin
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Judaism--Texas--Austin--Customs and practices
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Private schools
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Naturalization records
  • Immigrants--Texas--History
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Real property
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.I.009
Dates: 1896 - 1992
Creator: Maerki and Sterzing families
Persons:
  • Maerki-Sterzing, Minna Mae
  • Maerki, Henry
  • Maerki, Lillie Otting
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Sterzing, Carl, Sr.
Organizations:
  • Allan Junior High School Parent Teacher Association
  • Austin Teachers Association
  • University of Texas
  • Delaware Hudson Railway Company
  • Free Society Association
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Maerki Baking Company
  • Missouri-Pacific Railway
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • Windisch (Switzerland)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Bakers
  • Bakeries
  • Railroads
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War II
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Home economics--Study and teaching
  • Cooking--Texas
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Marshall and Bunton Families Papers

AR.I.012
Creator: Marshall and Bunton families
Persons:
  • Metz, Henry W.
  • Metz, Nancy Sultan
  • Metz, Napoleon Bonaparte
  • McKinney, Thomas Freeman
  • Metz, Calhoun S.
  • Flack, James A.
  • Flack, Laura Ann Elvira Metz Marshall
  • Marshall, Ben F.
  • Bunton, Laura Marshall
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
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