Archives & Manuscripts Index

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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:

Newgent Family Papers

AR.J.010
Dates: 1884 - 1969
Creator: Newgent family
Persons:
  • Newgent, George A.
  • Newgent, Frances Virginia Foster
  • Newgent, Loula Mae
Organizations:
  • First Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Woman's Federation
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • University of Texas
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Yearbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
  • Membership 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
Excerpt:
AR.N.002
Dates: 1899 - 2018
Creator: Austin Shakespeare Club
Organizations:
  • Austin Shakespeare Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Yearbooks
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 Woman'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 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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:
  • Families--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:

United Daughters of 1812, Texas Society, Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter Records

AR.R.005
Dates: 1949 - 1982
Creator: United Daughters of 1812, Texas Society, Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter
Organizations:
  • United Daughters of 1812, Texas Society, Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and conditions
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.R.012
Dates: 1973 - 1979
Creator: Richards, Ann, 1933-2006
Persons:
  • Richards, Ann
  • Carpenter, Liz
  • Turner, Dorothy
  • Vackar, Barbara
Organizations:
  • Austin Women's Center
  • Austin Women's Political Caucus
  • Capitol City Federated Business and Professional Women
  • Center for Battered Women (Austin, Tex.)
  • Insurance Women of Austin
  • Mothers, Inc.
  • Women and Their Work
  • Women's Organic Farm
  • Zonata Club of Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Equality--Government policy
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Women--suffrage
  • Women’s rights--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Social conditions
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Maddox Brothers Records

AR.R.019
Dates: 1834 - 1939
Creator: Maddox Brothers
Persons:
  • Maddox, Edward Finnian
  • Maddox, Francis Marion
  • Whitlock, Ione
  • Maddox, Ada May
  • Henry, O.
  • Patterson, J. B.
Organizations:
  • Maddox Bros & Anderson General Land Agents.
  • Daughters of the Confederacy
  • American Legion. Auxiliary
Places:
  • Texas--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Real estate business--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Patriotic societies
  • Courts--Texas--Travis County
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Highland Park Garden Club Records

AR.V.002
Dates: 1952 - 1976
Creator: Highland Park Garden Club
Organizations:
  • Highland Park Garden Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women gardeners--Texas--Austin
  • Gardening--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
Access: Available on-site
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