Archives & Manuscripts Index

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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
  • Pathfinders (Organization)
  • 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:
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
  • Capital City Federated Business and Professional Women's Club
  • Center for Battered Women (Austin, Tex.)
  • Insurance Women of Austin
  • Mothers, Inc.
  • Women and Their Work (Organization)
  • Women's Organic Farm
  • Zonta Club of Austin (Tex.)
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
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AR.S.012
Dates: 1977 - 1980
Creator: Bode, Mary Jane
Persons:
  • Bode, Mary Jane
Organizations:
  • Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
  • Texas Women's Political Caucus
  • Austin Volunteer Center
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped
Places:
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Elections--Texas--Travis County
  • Women legislators--Texas
  • Women--Political activity--Texas
  • Developmentally disabled--Civil rights
  • People with disabilities--Employment
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Maps
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Subject/project files
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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AR.V.006
Dates: 1836 - 1981
Creator: Barkley, Mary Starr
Persons:
  • Barkley, Mary Starr
  • Barkley, Fred C.
  • Barkley, Fred C., Jr.
  • Boland, Michael
  • Harwood, Cordelia Starr
  • Morris, Margaret Starr
  • Rousseau, Mary Dolan
  • Starr, George
  • Starr, James P.
  • Starr, Mary Ellen "Nellie" Dolan
  • McCutcheon
  • Harrell, Gabriel
Organizations:
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Friends of the Adoration Convent
  • Seton Hospital Auxiliary
  • St. Mary's Cathedral (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis County Historical Survey Committee
  • Johnson's Trading Post
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Travis County (Tex.)--History
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Travis County
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.W.003
Dates: 1957 - 1985
Creator: Mather, Jean
Persons:
  • Mather, Jean
  • Mather, Robert
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
  • Austin Tomorrow Ongoing Committee
  • South River City Citizens (Austin, Tex.)
  • Women's Environmental Coalition
  • We Care Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • South Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Cities and Towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community Development--Texas--Austin
  • Ecology--Texas--Societies, etc.
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.Z.002
Dates: 1864 - 1965
Creator: Orr, Huberich, and Barton Families
Persons:
  • Orr, Laura King Allen
  • Orr, John
  • Huberich, Lollie King Orr
  • Evans, May Bess Orr
  • Orr, Bess Moore. -1968
  • Huberich, Charles Henry
  • Gibson, May Bessie Huberich
Organizations:
  • Lollie Orr Huberich's Primary School
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Calvert (Tex.)
  • Llano (Tex.)--Commerce
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Clothing and dress
  • Domestic relations
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas
  • Travel
  • Women
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Purcell Family Papers

AR.Z.010
Dates: 1805 - 1985
Creator: Purcell family
Persons:
  • Purcell, Stuart McLeod
  • Purcell, Mabelle Agnes Umland
  • Purcell, Lel Red
  • Burke, Mary (Mollie)
  • Jones, Alma Shelby (Bird)
  • Maxwell, Janie
  • Purcell, Malcom Lee
  • Purcell, William Stuart, Jr.
  • Hawkins, Martha Lel Stuart
Organizations:
  • South Texas Baptist College
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Stuart Female Seminary (Austin, Tex.)
  • Live Oak Female Seminary (Washington County, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Music
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Education
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Diaries
  • Local history--Authorship
  • Presbyterian Church--Education
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2012.034
Dates: 1938 - 2011
Creator: Hofmann, Margret, 1925-2012
Persons:
  • Hofmann, Margret
  • Hofmann, Otto
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Power resources--Texas--Austin
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Peace
  • Trees--Texas--Austin
  • Environmentalism--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Society of Friends
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1991.041
Dates: 1963 - 1991
Creator: Capital City Federated Business and Professional Women's Club
Persons:
  • Hughs, Sarah T.
  • Warren, Marguerite
  • Warren, Mary A.
  • Barnett, Gene
  • Gustafson, Marie
  • Fowler, Dolly Maude Giles Harris
  • Polvogt, Louise
  • Watson, Ruth
  • Williams, Mary Pearl
Organizations:
  • Capital City Federated Business and Professional Women's Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
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
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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