Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.F.010
Dates: 1945 - 1960
Creator: Miller, Robert Thomas, 1893-1962
Persons:
  • Miller, Robert Thomas
  • 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 & Greeven
  • Municipal Auditorium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Page Southerland Page
  • United States. Congress. House
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Board of Equalization
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Austin Humane Society (Tex.)
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--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas—Austin.
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Notes
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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AR.I.009
Dates: 1896 - 1992
Creator: Maerki and Sterzing families
Persons:
  • Maerki-Sterzing, Minna Mae
  • Maerki, Henry
  • Maerki, Lillie Otting
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Sterzing, Carl Sr
Organizations:
  • Allan Jr. High School Parent Teacher Association
  • Austin Teachers Association
  • University of Texas
  • Delaware- Hudson Railway
  • Free Society Association
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Maerki Baking Company
  • Missouri-Pacific Railway
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • Windisch (Switzerland)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Bakers
  • Bakeries
  • Politics and government
  • Railways
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War II
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Home economics--Study and teaching
  • Recipes
  • Cookery--Texas
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • 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:

Michael L. Harris Papers

AR.M.012
Dates: 1958 - 1983
Creator: Harris, Michael L.
Persons:
  • Harris, Michael L.
  • Russell, Allen H.
  • Knebel, Edmund P.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations:
  • Austin Baseball Club (Tex.)
  • Texas League
  • Austin Braves (Baseball team)
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • McCallum High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Pan American Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Disch Field (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Minor League Baseball
  • Baseball--Texas--History
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Campaign paraphernalia
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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AR.P.001
Dates: 1876 - 2004
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Police Department
Persons:
  • Laws, R. Beverly
  • Adams, Nathan
  • Ainsworth, Miller
  • Akers, Mavrick
  • Clark, Nancy
  • Collins, Rip
  • Eggeling, Alvin
  • Garrison, James
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Littlepage, James N.
  • Maddox, F. M.
  • Miles, R. A.
  • Miller, Tom
  • Moore, Naomi
  • Morris, W. J.
  • Russell, W. C.
  • Seaholm, Walter
  • Stevenson, Coke
  • Taylor, Robert
  • Thorp, R. D.
  • Valentine, R. J.
  • Voight, Ed
  • Walker, Fred L.
  • Wheless, Hewitt T.
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Police--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Crime--Texas-Austin
  • Public welfare--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
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
Excerpt:
AR.S.003
Dates: 1865 - 1971
Creator: Starcke, Max, 1884-1972
Persons:
  • Starcke, Max Hugo
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert)
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Symington, Stuart
  • Wirtz, Alvin
  • Starcke, Evelyn Quinn
  • Quinn, Frank D.
  • Schramm, Maria
Organizations:
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Texas Planning Board
  • Texas Centennial of Statehood Commission
  • Texas Water Conservation Association
  • Texas Good Roads Association
  • Guadalupe County Fair Association (Tex.)
  • Texas Racing Association
Places:
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Guadalupe County (Tex.)
  • Seguin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Water power--Texas
  • Water conservation--Texas
  • Genealogy
  • Horse racing
  • Public works--Texas
  • Roads--Texas
  • Dams--Texas--History--20th century
  • Mayors--Texas--History--20th century
  • Family--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.W.002
Dates: 1947 - 2012
Creator: Blodgett, Dorothy and Terrell
Persons:
  • Barnett, Camille Cates
  • Blodgett, Dorothy
  • Blodgett, Terrell
  • Bush, George W.
  • Clements, William P.
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Shivers, Allan
  • White, Mark
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • National Municipal League
  • Theta Sigma Phi
  • University of Texas at Austin-- Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Garland (Tex.)
  • Waco (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • City Council members--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Garland
  • City managers--Texas--Waco
  • Governors--Texas--Biography
  • Legislators--Texas--Biography
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women journalists--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Subject/project files
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:

Bertram E. Giesecke Papers

AR.W.007
Dates: 1947 - 1950
Creator: Giesecke, Bertram E.
Persons:
  • Mimitz, Chester
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • McNeil, W.J.
  • Symington, W. Stuart
  • Bensen, Lloyd Jr.
  • Pike, Sumner
  • Johnson, Louis
  • Renfrow, Louis H.
  • Smith, W.R. Jr.
  • Ruth, Babe
  • Giesecke, Julius
Organizations:
  • United States. President's Commission on Housing
  • Kuehne, Chasey & Giesecke
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Housing
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Confederate States of America--Army--Biography
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Julian K. Lyles Papers

AR.X.017
Dates: 1900 - 1970
Creator: Lyles, Julian K.
Persons:
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Johnson, Lynda
Organizations:
  • American Airlines
  • Westchester Corporation
  • Department of Commerce
  • University of Texas Law School
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Washington, D.C
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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