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
  • Austin Woman's Federated Club
  • Texas Society for Mental Hygiene
  • Tips Engine Works
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • St. Louis (Mo.)
Subjects:
  • Families--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:

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 (Organization)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2000.008
Dates: 1928 - 1995
Creator: Austin Woman's Club
Persons:
  • Smith, Sam J., Mrs
  • Long, W. R., Mrs
Organizations:
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • Junior Austin Women's Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Yearbooks
  • Membership records
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2015.039
Dates: 1941 - 1989
Creator: Auld Lang Syne Luncheon Club
Persons:
  • McSween, Elizabeth
Organizations:
  • Auld Lang Syne Luncheon Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2013.028
Dates: 1969 - 2011
Creator: Austin Junior Forum
Organizations:
  • Austin Junior Forum
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Caswell House (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2013.013
Dates: 1957 - 1998
Creator: Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Texian Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Persons:
  • Hawkings, Lel Purcell
Organizations:
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Texian Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
  • French Legation (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1849
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Historic sites--Texas
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2011.001
Dates: 1912 - 1973
Creator: Harris, Ruth, 1901-2000
Persons:
  • Harris, Ruth
  • Ferguson, James Edward
Organizations:
  • Heart of Texas Grandmothers' Club, #641.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2011.022
Dates: 1983 - 2010
Creator: Grandmother's Delight Austin, Texas
Persons:
  • Pitts, Mabel
  • Snyder, Suzanne Lindeman
  • Wagner, Barbara
Organizations:
  • Grandmothers' Delight
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Grandmothers
  • Grandparenting
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Mary Padgett Papers

AR.2011.026
Dates: 1977 - 2008
Creator: Padgett, Mary
Persons:
  • Padgett, Mary
Organizations:
  • Austin Symphony Orchestra
  • Women's Symphony League of Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2009.044
Dates: 1921 - 1971
Creator: Book Trailers Club (The)
Organizations:
  • The Book Trailers Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
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