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:
  • 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
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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
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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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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
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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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Nowotny Papers

AR.J.012
Dates: 1937 - 1959
Creator: Nowotny
Organizations:
  • Austin Junior Woman's Forum
  • Austin Woman's Forum
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
Access: Available on-site
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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:
AR.Q.002
Dates: 1840 - 1970
Creator: Long, Walter Ewing, 1886-1973
Persons:
  • Long, Walter Ewing
Organizations:
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Austin
  • Texas Chamber of Commerce
  • Texas Manufacturing Association
  • Texas Centennial Committee
  • Texas Commercial Executives Association
  • United States Chamber of Commerce
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
  • Colorado River--Texas
  • Penn Field (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas--Camp Swift
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture--Economic aspects--Texas--Travis County
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Industries--Texas--Austin
  • Labor supply--Texas--Austin
  • Roads--Design and construction
  • Anniversaries--Texas
  • Water-power--Texas
  • Dams--Texas
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Silk industry
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Tourism--Marketing
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Digital records
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:

Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library Records

AR.Q.010
Dates: 1900 - 2017
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library
Organizations:
  • Austin Public Library
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Libraries--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Ledgers
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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AR.Q.020
Dates: 1969 - 1986
Creator: Austin Ethnic History Association
Persons:
  • Hart, Katherine
  • Kocurek, Willie
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Widen, Carl T.
Organizations:
  • Austin Ethnic History Association
  • 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
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