Archives & Manuscripts Index

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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 S.
Organizations:
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Top Shop
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--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
Access: Available on-site
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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.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Slavery
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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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.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families--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
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

William Martin Walton Papers

AR.C.010
Dates: 1889 - 1915
Creator: Walton, William Martin
Persons:
  • Parmele, Sarah Walton
  • Parmele, James Jefferson
  • Watkins, Thomas Alexander
  • Watkins, Letitia Ann Walton
  • Walton, William Martin
  • Walton, Newton Samuel
  • Walton, Early Watkins
  • Fitzgerald family
Organizations:
  • Austin Ice Company
  • Cutting Cars
  • San Antonio Express
  • Clarke-Carter Automobile Company
  • United States. Patent Office
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Jackson (Mich.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Dallas (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Automobiles
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.D.007
Dates: 1854 - 1923
Creator: Bartholomew, Eugene Carlos, 1839-1923
Persons:
  • Bartholomew, Eugene Carlos
  • Hawley, George Cressey
Organizations:
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Hillsdale College
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas. State Department of Education
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin Dam (1893-1900)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Hanover (Mich.)
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
  • 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. State 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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Cunningham Family Papers

AR.H.019
Dates: 1853 - 1930
Creator: Cunningham family
Persons:
  • Cunningham, R. D.
  • Jobe, Philip W.
  • Fox, Eleanor
  • Randolph, Annie F.
  • Randolph, E .J., Mrs
  • Randolph, Thomas J.
  • Cunningham, Maroerite
Organizations:
  • Confederate States of America. Army
  • Seton Hospital (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Families
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Soldiers--Texas
  • Nursing
  • Hospitals
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.I.001
Dates: 1907 - 1976
Creator: Shelton, John E. Jr.
Persons:
  • Shelton, John E., Jr.
  • Shelton, Kathryn Cavett
  • Greer, Emily Catherine Johnson
  • Greer, William Henry
  • Johnson, Catherine Hyde
  • Johnson, Thomas Jefferson
  • Shelton, John Elbert
  • Shelton, Willie Idela Greer
  • Williams, Elizabeth Ellen Johnson
Organizations:
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 8th
  • Texas. National Guard
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Johnson Institute (Travis County, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hays County (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

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.Z.002
Dates: 1864 - 1965
Creator: Orr, Huberich, and Barton Families
Persons:
  • Orr, Laura King Allen
  • Orr, John
  • Huberich, Lollie King Orr
  • Evans, May Bess Orr
  • Orr, Bess Moore. -1968
  • Huberich, Charles Henry
  • Gibson, May Bessie Huberich
Organizations:
  • Lollie Orr Huberich's Primary School
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Calvert (Tex.)
  • Llano (Tex.)--Commerce
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Clothing and dress
  • Domestic relations
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas
  • Travel
  • Women
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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