Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.D.009
Dates: 1839 - 1955
Creator: Brackenridge, LaPrelle and Talbot families
Persons:
  • LaPrelle, Rosa (Talbot)
  • LaPrelle, John
  • LaPrelle, Elanor (Brackenridge)
  • LaPrelle, John Jr.
  • Talbot, James
  • Talbot, Mary
  • Brackenridge, Mary Eleanor
  • Brackenridge, George Washington
  • Brackenridge, James M.
  • Brackenridge, John Thomas
  • Brackenridge, Robert
Organizations:
  • First Presbyterian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Frontier Telegraph and Telephone Company
  • Seven Churches
  • Hanover College
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bastrop County (Tex.)
  • Bexar County (Tex.)
  • Burnet County (Tex.)
  • Boonville (Ind.)
Subjects:
  • Austin--subdivisions--Bouldin
  • Austin subdivisions-- Christian-Fellman
  • Austin--subdivision--South Heights
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Business--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Gold standard—United States
  • Telegraph--Texas
  • Telephone--Texas.
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... Churches in Texas in Edna. At the outbreak of the Civil War, the Brackenridge family’s allegiance was divided between the Union and ...
AR.Z.008
Dates: 1828 - 1870
Creator: Ward, Thomas William, 1807-1872
Persons:
  • Ward, Thomas William
  • Houston, Sam
  • Green, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson)
  • Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson)
  • Shaw, James B., circa 1820-?
  • Jones, Anson
Organizations:
  • Texas. General Land Office
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836
  • Texas--Politics and government--1835-1836
  • Texas--Politics and government--1836-1846
  • Austin--History--Archives War
  • Armories--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Other (text)
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... group the New Orleans Greys in 1835 and fought in the War of Texas Independence. It was at the siege of Bexar that Ward lost his ... Order Book as commander of the arsenal in Austin during the Civil War. AR.Z.008 Detailed Description of the Collection Thomas William Ward ...
AR.1992.036
Dates: 1853 - 1992
Creator: Shelton, Emmett, Sr., 1905-2000
Persons:
  • Williams, Elizabeth Ellen Johnson
  • Shelton, Emmett, Sr.
  • Osborn, William
  • Johnson, John Hyde
  • Greer, Emily Catherine (Emma) Johnson
  • Johnson, Thomas
Organizations:
  • Johnson Institute (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Friday Mountain Camp
Places:
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Hays County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects:
  • School camps
  • Outdoor education--Texas--Austin--Study and teaching
  • Schools--Texas--Travis County
  • Education--Texas--History
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Notes
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... to prominence in their communities. John Hyde served in the Civil War, rising to the rank of general in the Confederate army. Upon returning, ...

William Pendleton Gaines Papers

AR.1991.052
Dates: 1858 - 1889
Creator: Gaines, William Pendleton
Persons:
  • Gaines, William Pendleton
  • Gaines,William Baxter Pendleton
Organizations:
  • Texas. Militia.
  • Travis Rifles
  • Texas Volunteer Guard
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... (Tex.)--Politics and government; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 Mexican War, 1846-1848; American Civil War (1861-1865) ...

Terry's Texas Rangers Association Records

AR.S.002
Dates: 1892 - 1915
Creator: Terry's Texas Rangers Association
Organizations:
  • Terry's Texas Rangers Association
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry. 8th regiment, 1861-1865.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Membership records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... 8th regiment, 1861-1865. Austin (Tex.); Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. American Civil War (1861-1865) AR.S.002 ...

Seiders Family Papers

AR.C.005
Dates: 1845 - 1892
Creator: Seiders family
Persons:
  • Seiders, Edward
  • Seiders, Henry
  • Seiders, John
  • Seiders, Jefferson
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Glen Ridge (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Neighborhoods--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... John; Seiders, Jefferson Austin (Tex.); Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Glen Ridge (Austin, Tex.) Neighborhoods--Texas--Austin; ...

Atkinson and Giles Families Papers

AR.S.015
Dates: 1879 - 1976
Creator: Atkinson and Giles families
Persons:
  • Giles, Eugene Victor
  • Giles, Sallie Jourdan
  • Giles, Val C.
  • Giles, Laura
  • Giles, W. L.
  • Atkinson, Mary Jordan
  • Long, Walter Ewing
  • Leudecke, Harry
  • Atkinson family
  • Jourdan family
  • Richardson, T. C.
Organizations:
  • Austin Heritage Society
  • Texas Confederate Home
  • Pioneer Memorial Park
  • Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm (Tex.)
  • Texas Farm Bureau Cotton Association
  • Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
  • Possum Hunt Association
  • Live Oak Springs Dairy
Places:
  • Sprinkle (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Gilesburg (Tex.)
  • Texas--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Slavery--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture
  • Cotton gins and ginning--Texas--History
  • Farms--Texas--History
  • Farming--Texas--Travis County
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Botanical gardens--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Diaries
  • Legislators--Texas
  • Dairy farms--Texas--Travis County
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Journals/diaries
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... Farms--Texas--History; Farming--Texas--Travis County; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Botanical gardens--Texas--Austin; American Civil War (1861-1865); Diaries; Legislators--Texas; Dairy farms--Texas--Travis ...

Cunningham Family Papers

AR.H.019
Dates: 1853 - 1930
Creator: Cunningham family
Persons:
  • Cunningham, R.D.
  • Jobe, Philip W.
  • Fox, Eleanor
  • Randolph, Annie F.
  • Randolph, Mrs. E.J.
  • Randolph, Thomas J.
  • Cunningham, Maroerite
Organizations:
  • Confederate States of America. Army
  • Seton Hospital (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Family
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Soldiers--Texas
  • Nursing
  • Hospitals
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... Hospital (Austin, Tex.) Austin (Tex.); Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. Family; American Civil War (1861-1865); Soldiers--Texas; ...

William Martin Walton Papers

AR.C.010
Dates: 1889 - 1915
Creator: Walton, William Martin
Persons:
  • Parmele, Sarah (Walton)
  • Parmele, James Jefferson
  • Watkins, Thomas Alexander
  • Watkins, Letitia Ann (Walton)
  • Walton, William Martin
  • Walton, Newton Samuel
  • Walton, Early Watkins
  • Fitzgerald Family
Organizations:
  • Austin Ice Company
  • Cutting Cars
  • San Antonio Express
  • Clarke-Carter Automobile Company
  • United States Patent Office
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Jackson (Mich.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Dallas (Tex.)
  • Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Automobiles
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... (Mich.); San Antonio (Tex.); Dallas (Tex.); Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 Family--Texas--Austin; Automobiles; American Civil War ...
AR.2016.013
Dates: 1998 - 2015
Creator: Sons of Confederate Veterans, Major George W. Littlefield Camp 59
Persons:
  • Crowther, Carl K.
Organizations:
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans, Major George W. Littlefield Camp 59
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Registers of dead
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Cemeteries--Texas--Austin
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Registers of dead--Confederate States of America
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Confederate States of America--Army--Biography
  • Genealogy
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... (Austin, Tex.) Austin (Tex.); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Registers of dead; Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, ... of dead--Confederate States of America; American Civil War (1861-1865); Confederate States of America--Army--Biography; ...

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