Archives & Manuscripts Index

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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
  • Federated Women's Club
  • Texas Society for Mental Hygiene
  • Tips Engine Works
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • St. Louis (Mo.)
Subjects:
  • Family--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
Excerpt:
AR.H.008
Dates: 1794 - 1984
Creator: Hart family
Persons:
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Meriweather, Carrie
  • Hart, William de Normandie
  • Hart, James Hill
  • Hart, Nannie Strother Furman
  • Jagou, Helen Furman
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Hart, Katherine
Organizations:
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Austin History Center
  • Daughters of the American Colonists
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Travis County Historic Landmarks Commision
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Mexico City
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Government--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • University of Texas--Athletics
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
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
  • Allan Junior High School
  • 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
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Fleece Philips Purnell Papers

AR.L.001
Dates: 1853 - 1968
Creator: Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips, 1888-
Persons:
  • Purnell, Leland Everett
  • Cunningham, LaNell Webb Purnell
  • Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips
  • Bracken, Edward R., Mrs
  • Philips, Blanche Bracken
  • Philips, John Hall
  • Webb, James Leland
Organizations:
  • United States Daughters of 1812, Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Family--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Powell Papers

AR.M.006
Dates: 1913 - 1966
Creator: Powell, Marian R.
Persons:
  • Pennybacker, Percy V., Mrs.
  • Pennybacker, Anna J. Hardwicke
  • Powell, Marian R.
Organizations:
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Maternal Health Clinic
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas Society of Colonial Dames
  • Texas State Library Project
  • Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Birth control--Religious aspects
  • Family planning
  • Patriotic societies
  • Universities--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.O.001
Dates: 1936 - 1990
Creator: Twentieth Century Study Club
Organizations:
  • Twentieth Century Study Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.O.004
Dates: 1893 - 2005
Creator: American History Club
Persons:
  • Arthur, Dora F.
  • Brush, Laura
  • Colby, Minnie
  • Davis, Lucy
  • Freeman, Lizzie
  • Freeman, Rosa
  • Inglehart, Fannie Gooch
  • Lewright, Estelle
  • Smither, Harriet Wingfield
  • Steele, Laura L.
  • Spaulding, Maimie
  • Taylor, Bride N.
Organizations:
  • The American History Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Women's Club
  • The Pathfinder's Club
  • Texas Federation of Women's Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Societies--History, organization, etc.
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Clubs--Texas--Travis County
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Parker and Shudde Families Papers

AR.P.010
Dates: 1879 - 1982
Creator: Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker, 1895-
Persons:
  • Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker
  • Shudde, Louis O.
  • Parker, Lila Anne
  • Parker, Richard Denny
  • Parker, William
  • Clement, Frank
  • Parker, Richard Clement
  • Parker, David Connell
  • Parker, Daniel
  • Woolverton, Alice Maxwell
Organizations:
  • Austin Genealogical Society
  • Austin Poetry Society (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, Thankful Hubbard Chapter
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • University Christian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Patriotic societies
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Wives of Comptroller Employees' Club Records

AR.Q.018
Dates: 1949 - 1978
Creator: Wives of Comptroller Employees' Club
Organizations:
  • Wives of Comptroller's Employees Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Bessie Lee Stretcher Gray Papers

AR.W.016
Dates: 1927 - 1972
Creator: Gray, Bessie Lee Stretcher, 1879-1983
Persons:
  • Gray, Bessie Lee Stretcher
Organizations:
  • Austin Art League
  • Pathfinders' Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
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