Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.D.003
Dates: 1874 - 1954
Creator: Austin Public Schools
Persons:
  • Harris, T.G.
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
Organizations:
  • Austin Graded Schools Board of Directors
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Bickler Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Clarksville Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Palm Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Pease Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Austin School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Winn Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wooldridge Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Robinson Hill School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Gregorytown School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wheatville Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Education--Texas--Austin--History
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin--History
  • School districts--Texas--Austin--History
  • Segregation in education--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Digital records
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, Ok.)
  • 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
  • Family--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
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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Brooks and Harrison Families Papers

AR.F.005
Dates: 1893 - 1951
Creator: Brooks and Harrison families
Persons:
  • Brooks, Grace Sinclair Harrison
  • Brooks, Victor Lee
  • Brooks, Henry Harrison
  • Harrison, Alice Hollingsworth
  • Harrison, Richard Sinclair
  • Harrison, Henry Douglas
  • Harrison, Alice S.
  • Harrison, William Lawrence
  • Brooks, Victor Lee Jr.
Organizations:
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • State of Texas
  • First Baptist Church
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Travis County--Government
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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AR.H.016
Dates: 1834 - 1930
Creator: Brooke, Florence Ralston
Persons:
  • Brooke, Florence Ralston
  • Brooke, Henrietta Ralston
Organizations:
  • 10th Ward School
  • Palm School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Emigration and immigration
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Lyme Hall (Cheshire)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History--19th century
  • Diaries
  • Passenger ships--History--19th century
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Journals/diaries
  • Digital records
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
  • John T. 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.)
Subjects:
  • German Americans--Social life and customs Jews--Texas
  • Women--Social life and customs
  • Family--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
  • Family--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
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History
  • 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
  • Digital records
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:
  • Terry's Texas Rangers
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 8th
  • Texas National Guard
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Johnson Institute
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hays County (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)--Collectibles
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Donnan Family Papers

AR.K.008
Dates: 1854 - 1961
Creator: Donnan family
Persons:
  • Johnson, Gustave
  • Shapard, Lilla Johnson (Donnan)
  • Test, Nellie Ward (Donnan)
  • Donnan, John Knox Jr.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland
Organizations:
  • Spillar Crude Oil Stove Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Salvation Army
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Children's Home
  • Glorietta Mining Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Chicksaw Oil Company (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Real property
  • Freemasonry
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Stock certificates
  • Swedish Americans--Texas--History
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Grimes and Leath Families Papers

AR.O.006
Dates: 1910 - 1979
Creator: Grimes and Leath families
Persons:
  • Grimes, Sarah
  • Grimes, Tula Mae
  • Grimes, C. T.
Organizations:
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

John Samuel Brownlee Family Papers

AR.O.015
Dates: 1889 - 1963
Creator: Brownlee, John Samuel, 1848-1909
Persons:
  • Brownlee, John Samuel
  • Brownlee, May Banford
  • Brownlee, Charles Hansford
  • Brownlee, Mary Watson
  • Brownlee, John Houghton
  • Benson, Florence Brownlee
  • Miller, May Belle Brownlee
  • Harris, May Diane Miller
  • Miller, Sampson Oliver Jr.
Organizations:
  • Freemasons
  • University of Texas
  • Travis Audubon Society
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • American Legion
  • University Preparatory School
  • Order of the Violet Crown
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wooldridge School
  • Order of the Eastern Star
Places:
  • Burnet (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Physicians--Texas
  • Medicine--Texas--History
  • Family--Texas
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Elections
  • Freemasons--Texas
  • Societies and Clubs
  • Private Schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • San Sam
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Theater programs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Reed and Southerland Families Papers

AR.R.014
Dates: 1894 - 2001
Creator: Reed and Southerland families
Persons:
  • Reed, John Robb
  • Southerland, Jean Teresa Reed
  • Southerland, Louis Feno
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Schniederjan, Anne Stedman (Duncan)
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Thomas, Roy L.
Organizations:
  • J. R. Reed Music Co.
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan High School
  • Howson Public Library
  • Austin (Tex.). Art in Public Places
Places:
  • Hopi Trail 2201(Austin, Tex.)
  • 22nd Street W. 715 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects:
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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