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 (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:

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:
AR.M.010
Dates: 1890 - 1960
Creator: Darby family; Moerke family
Persons:
  • Moerke, Francis Randolh
  • Moerke, Ada Moses
  • McCann, Letitia Moerke
  • Darby, Philip
  • Darby, Harry Philip
Organizations:
  • United States. Army
  • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Teachers
  • Education
  • Armed Forces
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Artists
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.N.008
Dates: 1868 - 1980
Creator: Hamby Family; Harper Family; Pettway Family
Persons:
  • Hamby, Alice
  • Hamby, Bob
  • Hamby, Carrie Mae
  • Hamby, Catherine Jane
  • Hamby, Frank
  • Hamby, James
  • Hamby, Lewis
  • Hamby, Lillian
  • Hamby, Minnie Jane
  • Hamby, Robert
  • Hamby, Virginia
  • Hamby, William
  • Hamby, William Robert
  • Harper, Henry W.
  • Lewis, Margaret Lynn
  • Pettway, Richard
  • Williams, K. T. Hamby
Organizations:
  • American National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Millican and Hamby Insurance, Loans and Investments
  • United States. Army. Filipino Infantry Regiment, 1st
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • 4411 Red River Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • 1405 Whitis Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Baguio (Philippines)
  • Camp Bronson (Ill.)
  • Grapeland (Tex.)
  • Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Japan
  • Leyte Island (Philippines)
  • Seoul (Korea)
  • Pecos County (Tex.)
  • Manila (Philippines)
  • Stuttgart (Germany)
  • Waukegan (Ill.)
Subjects:
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
  • Veterans--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Journals/diaries
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Administrative records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
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.1991.046
Dates: 1911 - 1966
Creator: Hawley, George C.
Persons:
  • Hawley, George Cressey
  • Bartholomew, Anna Hawley
  • Bartholomew, Eugene C. (Carlos)
Organizations:
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Fire Insurance Company
  • Texas Fire Insurance Committee
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Young Men's Christian associations
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Fire Prevention
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1992.033
Dates: 1915 - 1937
Creator: Pinget family
Persons:
  • Pinget, James Joseph
  • Pinget, James Joseph
  • Pinget, Rosalie Hanley
Organizations:
  • United States. Army
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2018.048
Dates: 1889 - 2007
Creator: Walter, Jennie Emmert
Persons:
  • Emmert, Joseph Vincent
  • Emmert, Dorothy Louise Hall
  • Hall, George Henry
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Hall, Edna Maxwell
  • Maxwell, Jennie Inasbell Chapin
  • Maxwell, Dwight F.
  • Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William)
  • Maxwell, Harry
  • Maxwell, Velma
  • Maxwell, Dwight Basset
  • Chapin, Fredrick Norman
  • Chapin, Voria
  • Chapin, Sylvia
  • Arnold, Jeanne Marie
  • Thompson, Philip H.
  • Blackman, Jamie Barbara
  • Austin, Norman Riddell
  • Walter, Jennie Emmert
Organizations:
  • Durham's Business College
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
  • First Methodist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Ben Hur Temple (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • 1803 Travis Heights Boulevard
  • 811 East 9th Street
  • Barton Springs (Austin, Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • 2010 Travis Heights Boulevard
  • 909 Poplar Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mansfield Dam
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Laundry & Dry Cleaning Company (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Methodist Church--Texas--Austin
  • Snow--Texas--Austin
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Postcards--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
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