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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
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AR.2010.026
Dates: 1937 - 1998
Creator: Carey, Linalice
Persons:
  • Carey, Linalice
Organizations:
  • Hyde Park Showplace
  • Austin Repertory Theatre
  • Bijuberti Players
  • Creek Theatre
  • Melodrama Inc.
  • Tejano Productions
  • Theatre Unlimited
  • Troupe du Jour
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Wimberley (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Theater programs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
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AR.2013.008
Dates: 1994 - 2013
Creator: Vasquez, Tommy
Persons:
  • Vasquez, Tommy
Organizations:
  • Vortex Repertory Company
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Actors--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Theater programs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
Access: Available on-site
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AR.1991.026
Dates: 1953 - 2005
Creator: Women's Symphony League of Austin
Organizations:
  • Women's Symphony League of Austin
  • Austin Symphony Orchestra
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Symphony orchestras--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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AR.2006.034
Dates: 1929 - 1961
Creator: Smith, Everett Grant, 1894-1966
Persons:
  • Smith, Everett Grant
Organizations:
  • The Little Theatre of Austin
  • University of Texas at Austin. College of Business Administration.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Theater--Texas--Austin--History
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Theater programs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
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AR.2002.020
Dates: 1984 - 2005
Creator: Gonzales, Irene
Persons:
  • Gonzales, Irene
  • Reyes, Ruperto
  • Hinojosa-Smith, Rolando
  • Acosta, Teresa Paloma
  • Zarate, Manuel
  • Ramos, Gregory
Organizations:
  • Zachary Scott Theatre Center
  • Academia Aztlan
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center (San Antonio, Tex.)
  • Dougherty Arts Center
  • Indigenous Women's Network (Austin, Tex.)
  • Alma de Mujer Center for Social Change
  • Austin (Tex.). Cultural Arts Division
  • Teatro Humanidad
  • Teatro Vivo
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Latino Lesbian and Gay Organization
  • Allgo
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Actors--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Chicanas
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1999.016
Dates: 1928 - 1982
Creator: Jones, Joseph Jay, 1908-1999
Persons:
  • Jones, Joseph Jay
  • Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Yelderman, May
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • The Curtain Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Little Theatre
  • Students for Democratic Society
  • Municipal Golf Course Club (MUNI)
  • St. John's Orphan Home
  • Student Committee for Academic Freedom
  • Holiday House
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • Braniff Airways
  • Continental Club
  • Capitol Theatre
  • Drive-In Theatre
  • Hillbilly Kitchen
  • Montopolis Drive-In
  • Lam's Yum Yum Chinese Restaurant
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • New Orleans Club
  • Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam
  • University Light Opera Company
  • Varsity Theatre
  • Yank Theatre
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Tyler (Tex.)
  • Port Arthur (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religion
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
  • Amusements
  • Animals
  • Auctions
  • Automobiles
  • Business enterprises
  • Celebrations
  • Restaurants
  • Theater
  • Protest movements
  • Public schools
  • Advertising fliers--Texas
  • Festivals
  • School sports
  • Students--Political activity
  • Peace movements
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Church
  • LGBTQ
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Peace movements--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Police misconduct
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1939-1945
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1998.012
Dates: 1986 - 2017
Creator: Austin Opera
Organizations:
  • Austin Lyric Opera
  • Austin Opera
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Opera companies--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
Access: Advance notice required
Excerpt:

Ballet Austin, Inc. Records

AR.1998.013
Dates: 1956 - 2015
Creator: Ballet Austin
Persons:
  • Guinn, Velma
  • Payne, Barbara
  • Carson, Barbara
  • Guinn, Velma Lee
Organizations:
  • Ballet Austin
  • Austin Ballet Society
  • Southwest Regional Ballet Association
  • Ballet Austin Academy
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Ballet companies--Texas--Austin
  • Ballet dancing--Study and teaching
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Advance notice required
Excerpt:
AR.1997.008
Dates: 1992 - 1997
Creator: Arnold, Judy R.
Persons:
  • Arnold, Judy
Organizations:
  • Zachary Scott Theatre
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • African American actresses
  • Women in musical theater
  • Theater programs
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
Access: Available on-site
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