Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.O.011
Dates: 1968 - 1977
Creator: Friedman, Jeffrey, 1945-2007
Persons:
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Dryden, Bud
Organizations:
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • LoVaca Gathering Company
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • MoPac Boulevard
  • Municipal Golf Course (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
  • Social reformers--Texas--Austin
  • Affirmative action programs--Government policy
  • Electric utilities--Rates
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • Political campaigns
  • Public welfare
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Child care services
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation
  • Women's health services
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Traffic flow--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Labor unions--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Subject/project files
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Q.005
Dates: 1952 - 2002
Creator: Travis Audubon Society
Persons:
  • Greene, Magnolia Neighbors
  • Davis, Bradley
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Smith, Wilbur A.
  • Dawson, E. T.
Organizations:
  • Travis Audubon Society
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places:
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Baker Sanctuary (Travis County, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Birds--Texas--Travis County
  • Habitat conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Endangered species--Texas--Austin
  • Wildlife refuges--Texas--Travis County
  • Ecology--Societies, etc.
  • Birding sites--Texas--Austin
  • Nature conservation
  • Bird watching
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Q.020
Dates: 1969 - 1986
Creator: Austin Ethnic History Association
Persons:
  • Hart, Katherine
  • Kocurek, Willie
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Widen, Carl T.
Organizations:
  • Austin Ethnic History Association
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Ethnic groups--Texas--Austin
  • Ethnicity--Texas--Austin
  • Folk festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Membership records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.U.004
Dates: 1977 - 1983
Creator: Goodman, Richard, 1949-2005
Persons:
  • Goodman, Richard
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Levy, Mike
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Himmelblau, Betty J.
  • Mullen, Ron
  • Snell, Jimmy
  • Trevino, John
  • Deuser, Larry
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Wendler, Ed, Jr.
Organizations:
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Transportation Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Cable Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Environmental Board
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Rainey Street (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Ecology--Texas--Austin
  • Floods--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Electric utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Cable television--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ
  • Motorboat racing--Texas--Austin
  • Public works--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Health--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1997.007
Dates: 1895 - 2005
Creator: Sheffield, Beverly
Persons:
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Crenshaw, Roberta Reed
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Henry, O.
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Community Foundation
  • Save Barton Creek Association
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Deep Eddy Swimming Pool (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Salamanders--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.2013.024
Dates: 1928 - 2007
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Parks and Recreation Board
Persons:
  • Kuehne, Hugo Franz
  • Caswell, William Thomas
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Parks and Recreation Board
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2003.006
Dates: 1970 - 1999
Creator: Natural Science Guild of Austin
Persons:
  • Burnett, Larcie
  • Jones, Sidney
  • McMillon, Mary Beth
  • Orr, Joyce
  • Powell, Penny
  • Stobie, Olga
  • Terwelp, Diane
Organizations:
  • Austin Natural Science Association Guild
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Natural Science Guild of Austin, Inc.
  • Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm (Tex.)
  • Austin Nature and Science Center
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Agricultural museums
  • Science museums--Texas--Austin
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
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.2000.022
Dates: 1988 - 2000
Creator: Austin Steam Train Association
Persons:
  • Fisher, James D.
Organizations:
  • Austin Steam Train Association
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Steam locomotives--Texas--Austin
  • Steam-engines
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1999.008
Dates: 1977 - 1984
Creator: Austin Ballet Theatre
Persons:
  • Hall, Stanley
  • Bergquist, Jone
  • Valentine, Mary Alice
Organizations:
  • Austin Ballet Theatre
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
  • Austin Ballet Theatre Dancers' School
  • Austin Civic Ballet
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Ballet companies--Texas--Austin
  • Ballet dancing--Study and teaching
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
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