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
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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 (Tex.). 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 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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:

Maragine Geistweidt-Beaman Papers

AR.2014.031
Dates: 1960 - 2010
Creator: Geistweidt-Beaman, Maragine
Persons:
  • Geistweidt-Beaman, Maragine
  • Malec, Joe
Organizations:
  • Austin Junior Forum
  • Hotel-Motel Greeters International
  • Executive Women International
  • Austin Resource Center for the Homeless
  • American YouthWorks
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Membership records
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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AR.1994.083
Dates: 1922 - 2016
Creator: Altrusa Club (Austin, Tex.)
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 (Austin, Tex.)
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
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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 of 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.2017.036
Dates: 1979 - 2011
Creator: Austin Creative Alliance
Persons:
  • Alvarado-Dykstra, Paul
  • Barfield, Heather
  • Bartholomee, Lowell
  • Bessy, Ron
  • Blumensaadt, Norman
  • Brooks, Dewy
  • Callener, Elizabeth
  • Carnes, Freddy
  • Colleen, Bonnie
  • Ebert, Rona
  • Edwards, Deborah
  • Esparza, Laura
  • Faires, Robert
  • George, Babs
  • Gray, Acia
  • Houston, Huey
  • Jambon, Karen
  • Kaiden, Tom
  • Lason, Jenny
  • Layton, Amy
  • Leffingwell, Lee
  • Long, Teresa Lozano
  • Nash, Rob
  • Nason, Bernadette
  • Reyes, Ruperto
  • Ruiz, Cookie Gregory
  • Taormina, Latifah
  • Taylor, Andrew
  • Underwood, Jennifer
  • Webster, Ken
  • Williams, Cyndi
  • Woodbury, Heather
  • Wynn, William
Organizations:
  • Austin Creative Alliance
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Austin Coalition of Children’s Theatre
  • AusTix
  • B. Iden Payne Awards Council
  • City of Austin
  • CreateAustin Cultural Committee
  • A Different Stage Production
  • Alley Theatre
  • Blue Theater
  • Bubble Mania
  • Capitol City Men’s Chorus
  • Capitol City Playhouse
  • Dougherty Arts Center
  • Express Theatre
  • Frontera at Hyde Park Theater (F@HPT)
  • Gilbert and Sullivan Society
  • Last* Chance Production
  • Live Oak Theatre
  • Live Oak Theatre. School of Acting
  • Mary Moody Northern Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • One Theatre Company
  • Palace Theater
  • Public Domain Theater Company
  • Physical Planet Theater
  • Rude Mechs (Theater company)
  • Teatro Libertad
  • Teatro Humanidad
  • University of Texas Austin. Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Vortex Repertory Company
  • Zachary Scott Theatre Center
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Community organization--Texas--Austin
  • Theater Programs
  • Theater--Texas--Austin--History
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Membership records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Subject/project files
  • Digital records
Access: Advance notice required
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