Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.A.007
Dates: 1939 - 1955
Creator: Bybee, Ruth, -1969; Bybee, Hal
Persons:
  • Bybee, Ruth Woolery
  • Bybee, Halbert Pleasant
  • Edgar, James Winfred
  • Keuhne, H. F.
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
  • Curtis, Corneil G.
Organizations:
  • Austin Community Chest
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.). Board of Trustees
  • YWCA Greater Austin (Tex.)
  • Community Council of Austin and Travis County
  • Jessen and Jessen
  • Fehr and Granger (Architectural firm)
  • Giesecke & Harris (Architectural firm)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects:
  • Public schools--Administration
  • Civic leaders
  • Charities--Texas--Austin
  • Education
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Public welfare--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.D.009
Dates: 1839 - 1955
Creator: Brackenridge, LaPrelle and Talbot families
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
Excerpt:
AR.E.006
Dates: 1893 - 1961
Creator: Urbantke family
Persons:
  • Urbantke, Elsie
  • Urbantke, Gus Fred
  • Urbantke, Emily Eversberg
  • Urbantke, Hilda
Organizations:
  • Texas School for the Deaf
  • Blinn College
  • University Of Texas at Austin
  • County Club of Austin
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • U.S. Naval Hospital (Norman, Okla.)
  • Women's Texas Golf Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects:
  • Golf--Texas--Austin
  • Deaf--Education--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Greeting cards
  • Valentines
  • Christmas cards
  • Postcards--Collectors and collecting
  • Country clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Golf for women
  • Nursing
  • Women in engineering
  • Women in war
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.H.004
Dates: 1919 - 2001
Creator: Austin Council of Parent-Teacher Associations
Persons:
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Gage, Winnie
  • Bonavita, Evelyn
  • Manning, Nancy
  • Everett, Leigh
  • Bessner, Ray
  • Cook, Karen
  • Williams, Karen
  • Moore, J. H.
  • Shivers, Allan
  • Shepperd, John Ben
Organizations:
  • Austin City Council of Parent-Teachers
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers
  • Junior League of Austin (Tex.)
  • Texans War on Drugs Committee
  • Austin School Improvement League
  • Council of Presidents
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Parents' and teachers' associations
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
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 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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.H.052
Dates: 1894 - 1975
Creator: Weed and Aden families
Persons:
  • Weed, Thurlow Brush
  • Weed, Thurlow Bobby, Jr.
  • Weed, Daisy Belle
  • Weed, Katherine Harriet
  • Weed, Osborne Waverly
  • Weed, Orella
  • Weed, Laura
  • Weed, Valentine Osborne
  • Weed, Agnes Irene Aden
  • Weed, Bella Brush
  • Weed, Austin Earl
  • Aden, Helen
  • Aden, Margaret
  • Aden, Eunice
  • Aden, Clarence M.
  • Aden, John Dunlap
Organizations:
  • Lions International
  • Texas Embalmers Association
  • Girl Scouts of the United States of America
  • Scottish Rite (Masonic order)
  • New York University
  • Thurlow B. Weed Funeral Home
  • Weed and Rosengren Liverymen and Undertakers
  • Austin Girl Scout Council
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Lake Medina
Subjects:
  • Undertakers and undertaking--Texas--Austin
  • Freemasons--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Girl Scouts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.J.005
Dates: 1874 - 1952
Creator: Travis County Superintendent of Schools Office
Persons:
  • Feltar, Rosalia
Organizations:
  • Travis County (Tex.). Common School District
  • Travis County (Tex.). Public Schools
  • Travis County (Tex.). School Superintendent
Places:
  • Travis County (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Education--Texas--Travis County
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Rural schools
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Reports
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Powell Papers

AR.M.006
Dates: 1913 - 1966
Creator: Powell, Marian R.
Persons:
  • Pennybacker, Percy V., Mrs.
  • Pennybacker, Anna J. Hardwicke
  • Powell, Marian R.
Organizations:
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Maternal Health Clinic
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Texas
  • Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Birth control--Religious aspects
  • Family planning
  • Patriotic societies
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.O.004
Dates: 1893 - 2005
Creator: American History Club
Persons:
  • Arthur, Dora F.
  • Brush, Laura
  • Colby, Minnie
  • Davis, Lucy
  • Freeman, Lizzie
  • Freeman, Rosa
  • Inglehart, Fannie Gooch
  • Lewright, Estelle
  • Smither, Harriet Wingfield
  • Steele, Laura L.
  • Spaulding, Maimie
  • Taylor, Bride N.
Organizations:
  • The American History Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • Pathfinders (Organization)
  • Texas Federation of Women's Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Societies--History, organization, etc.
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Clubs--Texas--Travis County
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Parker and Shudde Families Papers

AR.P.010
Dates: 1879 - 1982
Creator: Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker, 1895-
Persons:
  • Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker
  • Shudde, Louis O.
  • Parker, Lila Anne
  • Parker, Richard Denny
  • Parker, William
  • Clement, Frank
  • Parker, Richard Clement
  • Parker, David Connell
  • Parker, Daniel
  • Woolverton, Alice Maxwell
Organizations:
  • Austin Genealogical Society
  • Austin Poetry Society (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Thankful Hubbard Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • University Christian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Patriotic societies
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
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