Archives & Manuscripts Index

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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
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
  • 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
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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.)
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History
Subjects:
  • German Americans--Social life and customs
  • Jews--Texas
  • Women--Social life and customs
  • Families--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
  • Families--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
  • 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
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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National Secretaries Association, Tower Lights Chapter Records

AR.T.006
Dates: 1940 - 1989
Creator: National Secretaries Association, Tower Lights Chapter
Organizations:
  • National Secretaries Association, Tower Lights Chapter
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Secretaries
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1994.083
Dates: 1922 - 2016
Creator: Altrusa Club of Austin
Persons:
  • Rydell, Hazel
  • Howell, Joyce
  • Draper, Deborah
  • Gamboa, Carmen
  • Carter, Jan
  • Nichols, Linda
  • Pappas, Joy
  • Messer, Jerie
  • Hestir, Lucy
  • Boyd, Elizabeth
  • Nichols, Linda
  • Kimmey, Rowena
  • Taylor, Arline
  • Menchetti, Amelia
  • Miller, Belva
  • Hale, Laginia
Organizations:
  • Altrusa Club of Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women in the professions--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Photographic materials
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.2016.021
Dates: 1946 - 1956
Creator: Parker, Lou
Persons:
  • Parker, Lou
  • Parker, Bertram
  • Parker, William Oliver
Organizations:
  • Episcopal Church. Diocese of West Texas Woman's Auxiliary
  • Gamma Phi Beta
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Fulmore Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • League of Women Voters San Antonio
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Honolulu (Hi.)
  • Corpus Christi (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1991.075
Dates: 1915 - 1966
Creator: Business and Professional Women's Club of Austin
Organizations:
  • Business & Professional Women's Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1991.076
Dates: 1951 - 1959
Creator: Desk and Derrick Club
Persons:
  • Johnson, Lucy
  • Jordan, Rosalie
  • Studer, Peggy
Organizations:
  • Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs of North America
  • Desk and Derrick Club of Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Petroleum industry and trade--Texas
  • Women oil industry workers
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Austin Council of Christian Business and Professional Women Scrapbooks

AR.2016.065
Dates: 1954 - 1974
Creator: Austin Council of Christian Business and Professional Women
Organizations:
  • Austin Council of Christian Business and Professional Women
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Business--societies, etc.
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
  • Certificates
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Helen Frantz Papers

AR.2018.027
Dates: 1956 - 1991
Creator: Frantz, Helen
Persons:
  • Frantz, Helen
Organizations:
  • Alliance of Pan American Round Tables
  • University Ladies Club
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Civic Ballet
  • Ballet Folklorico Aztlan de Tejas
  • Austin Ballet Theatre
  • Ballet Austin
  • American History Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Arts Commission (Tex.)
  • Paramount Theatre
  • Capitol City Playhouse
  • Country Dinner Playhouse
  • Austin Pan American Round Table
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Yearbooks
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: