Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.U.002
Dates: 1878 - 1982
Creator: Jessen family, Collett family
Persons:
  • Jessen, Jeanette Collett
  • Jessen, Wolf Ernst
  • Collett, James Hamilton
  • Collett, Guy A.
  • Jessen, Ella Ilse
  • Adams, Mildred
  • Kenyon, W. Houston
  • Bernhardt, Sarah
  • Revalles, Flora
Organizations:
  • Janet Collett School for Dance
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Open Forum (Austin, Tex.).
  • Rotary Club of Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and customs
Subjects:
  • Dance--Study and teaching--Texas--Austin
  • Travelers--Diaries
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
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.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.X.021
Dates: 1875 - 1985
Creator: Walter Tips Company
Persons:
  • Tips, Walter E.
  • Goeth, Adolph C.
  • Tips, Eugene
  • Posey, Frank W.
  • Smith, Roy
  • Scherding, Walter
  • Tips, Mary Jane Pearce
  • Groos, George J.
  • Schutze, George Conrad
  • Von Kramer, Mary Elizabeth Tips
  • Merz, Catherine S. V.
  • Sneed, Jerome, Jr.
  • Goeth, Ralph Conrad
  • Johnson, Carl A.
  • Davis, Alden
  • Searight, Dan F.
  • Bowman, Paul W.
  • Wattinger, H. E.
  • Lowe, W. G.
  • Knight, L. M.
  • Fricke, Herman
  • Voss, C. R.
  • Fristoe, H. M.
  • Leath, Wilson Freeland
  • Tips, Kathryn S.
  • Tips, Walter H.
  • Von Merz, Walter
Organizations:
  • Page Brothers
  • Brown Brothers
  • Johnson Brothers
  • National Hardware Association of United States
  • Walter Tips Company
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Hardware industry--Texas
  • Wholesale trade--Texas
  • Automobile supplies industry--Texas--Austin
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Contractors--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Z.011
Dates: 1983 - 1986
Creator: Austin Women In Architecture
Persons:
  • Savage, Sheron Smith
  • Montllor, Laura
  • Limbracher, Laurie
  • McGraw, Karen
  • De Blois, Natalie
  • De Blois, Natalie
Organizations:
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Women and Minorities in Architecture
  • Austin Women in Architecture
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas--Travis County
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Membership records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2009.043
Dates: 1919 - 2008
Creator: Harris, August Watkins
Persons:
  • Harris, August Watson
  • Harris, Loula
  • Giesecke, Bertram E.
  • Giesecke, Frederick Ernst
  • Campi, Ray
Organizations:
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Giesecke & Harris
  • Elgin-Butler Brick
  • Citizens State Bank
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Company 845 (Kirbyville, Tex.)
  • Preservation Austin
  • St. Mary's Cathedral School
  • Texas School for the Deaf
  • Allan Junior High School
  • American Legion. Travis Post No. 76 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Norwood Tower (Austin, Tex.)
  • Govalle Fire Station
  • State Bar of Texas Association (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Colorado County (Tex.)
  • Hidalgo County (Tex.)
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • Nueces County (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Williamson County (Tex.)
  • Lake Austin Boulevard 2201 1/2
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas--Travis County
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Architectural firms--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
  • Segregation in education--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2009.006
Dates: 1929 - 1990
Creator: American Institute of Architects, Austin Chapter
Organizations:
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Texas Society of Architects
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Architecture--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2009.007
Dates: 1958 - 1982
Creator: Barnes Landes Goodman & Youngblood Architects
Persons:
  • Youngblood, R. Lamar
  • Barnes, Jay
  • Goodman, Jack
  • Landes, Robert
Organizations:
  • Austin Public Library
  • Barnes Landes Goodman & Youngblood Architects
  • Hyde Park Christian Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Chalmers Courts (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas--Travis County
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Text materials
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2009.009
Dates: 1888 - 1988
Creator: Bell, Klein and Hoffman
Persons:
  • Hoffman, David Hirsch
  • Bell, Wayne
  • Klein, John
  • Hoffman, Binnie
Organizations:
  • Bell, Klein & Hoffman
  • Wayne Bell & Associates
  • Bell & Hoffman
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Travis County (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas--Travis County
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
  • Architecture--Conservation and restoration--Texas
  • Historic buildings--Texas
  • Architecture, Domestic--Texas
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Architectural firms--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Reports
  • Real property records
  • Subject/project files
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2009.014
Dates: 1940 - 1995
Creator: Fehr & Granger
Persons:
  • Fehr, Arthur
  • Granger, Charles T.
  • Crume, Herbert C.
  • Emerson, R. Don
  • Nagel, Chester Emil
  • Newton, Chartier
  • Walling, George
  • Wright, George
  • Zapalac, George H.
Organizations:
  • Edward Durell Stone (Architectural firm)
  • Emerson Fehr Newton (Architectural firm)
  • Emerson Fehr
  • Fehr and Granger (Architectural firm)
  • Fehr Granger & Emerson (Architectural firm)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects:
  • Architecture--Texas--Austin
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Certificates
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

James G. Hill Drawings and Photographs

AR.2009.016
Creator: Hill, James G.
Persons:
  • Hill, James
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • U. S. Courthouse and Post Office (O. Henry Hall)
Subjects:
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

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