Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.E.005
Dates: 1830 - 1970
Creator: Davis family
Persons:
  • Davis, Theodore Phillipson
  • Davis, Nelson
  • Davis, Emma
  • Davis, Anita
  • Kell, Frank
  • Lasker, Albert D.
  • Lasker, Loula Davis
  • Proskauer, Joseph
  • Ross, Ellen
Organizations:
  • Nelson Davis and Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Nelson Davis and Son (Austin, Tex.)
  • Settlement Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Block 29-Austin
Subjects:
  • Grocers--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War I
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
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:
AR.I.007
Dates: 1854 - 1967
Creator: Thompson family
Persons:
  • Trammell, Martha Gibson
  • Thompson, Charles Malcolm
  • Thompson, Charles Malcolm
  • Conyngton, Evelyn Trammell
  • Thompson, Robert Lee Wilkins
  • Thompson, Mary Paula
  • Thompson, John Kosciusko
  • Thompson, Helen Leota MacPherson
  • Thompson, Marie Glass
  • Crow, Douglass
  • Crow, W. J.
  • Downum, Emily Crow
  • Thompson, Evelyn Conyngton
  • Thompson, Helen Reed
  • Thompson, Maruerite
  • Thompson, May Agatha Trammell
  • Thompson, William Arthur Phillip
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Texas--Economic conditions--20th Century
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Depressions--1929--Texas--Austin
  • Letters
  • Greeting cards
  • Cotton growing--Texas
  • Agriculture--crops
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Notes
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Katherine Preston Papers

AR.K.002
Dates: 1890 - 1942
Creator: Preston, Katherine
Persons:
  • Preston, Katherine
Organizations:
  • Texas. State Board of Control. Old Age Assistance Commission
  • All Saints' Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Valentines
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Greeting cards
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Scrapbooks
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:
  • National Society, United Daughters of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
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:

John Samuel Brownlee Family Papers

AR.O.015
Dates: 1889 - 1963
Creator: Brownlee, John Samuel, 1848-1909
Persons:
  • Brownlee, John Samuel
  • Brownlee, May Banford
  • Brownlee, Charles Hansford
  • Brownlee, Mary Watson
  • Brownlee, John Houghton
  • Benson, Florence Brownlee
  • Miller, May Belle Brownlee
  • Harris, May Diane Miller
  • Miller, Sampson Oliver, Jr.
Organizations:
  • Freemasons
  • University of Texas
  • Travis Audubon Society
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • American Legion
  • University Preparatory and Grammar School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Order of the Violet Crown
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wooldridge Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Order of the Eastern Star
Places:
  • Burnet (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Physicians--Texas
  • Medicine--Texas--History
  • Families--Texas
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Elections
  • Freemasons--Texas
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
  • Private Schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Theater programs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • 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:

John P. Schneider Scrapbook

AR.2004.038
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Creator: Schneider, John P.
Persons:
  • Schneider, John P.
Places:
  • Germany
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Susette Meyer Papers

AR.1997.001
Dates: 1910 - 1959
Creator: Meyer, Susette
Persons:
  • Meyer, Susette
  • Meyer, Robert
  • Moody, Daniel James
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Tehaucana (Tex.)
  • Hardin College
Subjects:
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1996.023
Dates: 1917 - 1920
Creator: Travis County Council of Defense
Persons:
  • Burleson, Emma
  • Connerly, F. T.
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Hutchings, Henry, Mrs
  • Crosby, R. G.
  • Dittlinger, N. V.
  • Goldbeck, L. N.
  • Meyer, Joe
Organizations:
  • Travis County Council of Defense
  • Americanization League
  • Texas State Council of National Defense
  • United States. Council of National Defense
  • Drought Relief Committee
  • United States. Council of National Defense. Women's Committee
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Travis County (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Ethnic groups--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • National security--Texas--History
  • Americanization
  • Lutheran Church--Texas--History
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

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