Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.2014.004
Dates: 1978 - 2008
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Child Care Council
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Child Care Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Child Care Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Early Childhood Council
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Child care--Texas--Austin
  • Children--Texas--Austin
  • Day care centers
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.C.003
Dates: 1900 - 1956
Creator: Gardner, Charles W., 1877-1922; Gardner, Elizabeth Fromme
Persons:
  • Bracewell, Searcy
  • Gardner, Charles W.
  • Cardner, Elizabeth Fromme
  • Graham, Anita Laura Goeth
Organizations:
  • Austin Community Guidance Center
  • Austin Woman's Federated Club
  • Texas Society for Mental Hygiene
  • Tips Engine Works
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • St. Louis (Mo.)
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Mental health services--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Patents
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
Access: Available on-site
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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:
  • Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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 (Tex.). 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
Excerpt:
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
  • Open Forum Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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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AR.F.009
Dates: 1932 - 1967
Creator: University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Ashley, Marshel
  • Horn, Jeff L.
  • LaGrone, Herbert F.
  • Nelson, I. I.
  • Pittinger, B. F.
  • Stepan, Joe R.
Organizations:
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public Schools--Texas--Austin
  • School districts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.F.010
Dates: 1945 - 1960
Creator: Miller, Robert Thomas, 1893-1962
Persons:
  • Miller, Tom
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Shivers, Allan
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Wolf, Oswald G.
  • Thornberry, Homer
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Salvation Army
  • Jessen, Jessen, Millhouse and Greeven
  • Municipal Auditorium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Page Southerland Page Architects and Planners
  • United States. Congress. House
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Board of Equalization
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Humane Society of Austin and Travis County
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects:
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Alexander Caswell Ellis Memorial Collection On Mental Health Records

AR.G.001
Dates: 1949 - 1960
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library
Persons:
  • Ellis, A. Caswell (Alexander Caswell)
Organizations:
  • Texas Society For Mental Health
  • Austin Public Library
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Mental health
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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Travis County Elections Records

AR.G.006
Dates: 1839 - 1913
Creator: Travis County
Persons:
  • Hornsby, Reuben
  • Davis, Edmund Jackson
  • Coke, Richard
Organizations:
  • Travis County (Tex.). Elections Division
Places:
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Elections--Texas--Travis County
  • Election districts--Texas--Travis County
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
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:

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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