Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.A.002
Dates: 1847 - 1955
Creator: Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland, 1831-1926
Persons:
  • Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland
  • Blandford, Rebecca J. Fisher
  • Davis, Pearl Calhoun
  • Gilleland, Johnstone
  • Gilleland, Mary Barbour
  • Gilleland, William McCalla
  • Fisher, Orceneth
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Little, Henry Morrow
  • Little, Fannie Blanford
  • Graf, Clara Sue
  • Neff, Pat Morris
  • Highsmith, B. F.
  • Noble, Fannie Fisher
  • Noble, Franklin M.
Organizations:
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Philadelphia (Penn.)
  • Refugio County (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • History--Texas
  • Indians of North America--Texas
  • Native Americans
  • Missionaries
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Clippings
  • Scrapbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Bissell Family Papers

AR.A.008
Dates: 1865 - 1945
Creator: Bissell family
Persons:
  • Bissell, Florence Morley
  • Smyth, William
  • Bissell, Charles
  • Smyth, Eliza
  • Kreisle, Edwin C.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Sterling, Ross
Organizations:
  • St. David's Church
  • Austin Top Shop
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Genealogy
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Celebrations
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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George McLain Papers

AR.A.017
Dates: 1898 - 1933
Creator: McLain, George
Persons:
  • McLain, George
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Scrapbooks
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.A.021
Dates: 1845 - 1948
Creator: Whitis family
Persons:
  • Bell, Florence Whitis
  • Eno, Mary "Mollie" Whitis
  • Manor, Joseph J.
  • Rogan, Griffith
  • Whitis, Charles Wesley
  • Whitis, Florence
  • Whitis, Gertrude
  • Whitis, John Hancock
  • Whitis, Mary Key
  • Whitis, Rufus
  • Whitis, Thomas P.
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Whitis Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Manor (Tex.)
  • Webberville (Tex.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Bull Creek (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Business--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Journals/diaries
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Payne Family Papers

AR.A.024
Dates: 1935 - 1935
Creator: Payne family
Persons:
  • Payne, Leonidas Warren, Jr.
  • Payne, Susie Bledsoe
  • Payne, Bledsoe
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Austin--Pictures, Illustrations, etc.
  • Football
  • Texas--University
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Black Family Papers

AR.B.001
Dates: 1873 - 1955
Creator: Black family
Persons:
  • Black, Walter Bacon
  • Black, Nettie Avery
  • Black, Abbie Bacon
  • Gossage, James
  • Avery, Richard
  • Avery, Thomas E.
  • Garrison, Lizzie Avery
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Slavery
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Brown and Dill Families Papers

AR.B.002
Dates: 1884 - 1900
Creator: Brown and Dill families
Persons:
  • Brown, William Morton
  • Seiker, Lamartine P.
  • Dill, Minnie G.
  • Brown, Aurelia Morton
Organizations:
  • Texas Rangers
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Travis County--Politics and government
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Austin Chamber of Commerce Records

AR.B.005
Dates: 1917 - 1984
Creator: Austin Chamber of Commerce
Organizations:
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
Subjects:
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Boards of trade
  • Economic forecasting--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Hilgartner and Palm Papers

AR.B.006
Dates: 1861 - 1937
Creator: Hilgartner and Palm families
Persons:
  • Atwood, Rufus Neely
  • Atwood, William Woods
  • Palm, Adela Belle (Atwood)
  • Palm, August B.
  • Palm, Mary Josephine
  • Palm, Rufus Atwood
  • Morey, Irene
  • Morey, Lewis Sidney
  • Hilgartner, Adela Belle
  • Hilgartner, Henry Louis
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Money--Confederate States of America
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Real property records
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.B.007
Dates: 1952 - 1967
Creator: Texas Swedish Pioneers Association
Organizations:
  • Texas Swedish Pioneers Association
Places:
  • Texas--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Swedes--Texas
  • Sweden--Emigration and immigration--History
  • Swedish Americans--Societies, etc.
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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