Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.1994.028
Dates: 1878 - 1978
Creator: Mansbendel, Peter Heinrich
Persons:
  • Mansbendel, Clotilde Shipe
  • Mansbendel, Peter
  • Shipe, Monroe M.
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Woodwork
  • Woodworkers--Texas--Austin
  • Wood carving--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Ledgers
  • Maps
  • Drawings/sketches
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... undated Mansbendel Home (3824 Avenue F), undated qAR photo box 33 Newel post from carved staircase, undated qAR photo box 34 Chandelier, undated qAR photo box 35 Carvings of Stephen F. Austin, undated qAR photo box 36 Glass ...
AR.1996.008
Dates: 1953 - 1973
Creator: Appraisal Associates of Austin
Persons:
  • Frederick, Jim A.
  • Gardner, Thomas R.
  • Lurie, Leon
  • Sampler, Charles L.
Organizations:
  • Appraisal Associates of Austin, Inc.
  • Austin (Tex.). Urban Renewal Agency
  • Frederick-Gardner and Associates
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • City planning--Texas
  • Glen Oaks Urban Renewal Project
  • Real property--Valuation
  • Urban renewal--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Brackenridge Urban Renewal Project
  • Kealing Urban Renewal Project
  • University of Texas East Urban Renewal Project
  • University of Texas Project J & D
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Real property records
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... Agency and the property owner are also among the files. Photo negatives exist for many of the appraised properties. In some cases, the ... street name, and this order was maintained. Location Note: Photo negatives have been been separated to the cold vault and are in order by ...
AR.L.015
Dates: 1886 - 1987
Creator: O'Quinn, Trueman E.; Porter, Jenny Lind; Hofer, Thelma Ethel; Austin History Center Association
Persons:
  • Arbuthnott, John
  • Henry, O.
  • Digges, Eugene T.
  • Hall, Gilman
  • Henry, Olivier
  • Hofer, Ethel
  • Jennings, Al
  • Morley, Christopher
  • O'Quinn, Kerry
  • O'Quinn, Trueman E.
  • Porter, Athol Estes
  • Porter, Jenny Lind
  • Porter, Margaret Worth (Sartin)
Organizations:
  • Bismarck Saloon (Zerchausky)
  • First National Bank of Austin
  • Hill City Quartet
  • Maddox Brothers and Anderson, Land Agents
  • Morley Brothers Drugs
  • Texas General Land Office
  • The Houston Daily Post
Places:
  • Asheville (N.C.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Columbus (Ohio)
  • Greensboro (N.C.)
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • La Salle County (Tex.)
  • New York City (N.Y.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • American literature--Texas--Austin
  • Authors, American--19th century--Biography
  • Banking
  • Draftsmanship
  • Journalism
  • Pharmacy
  • Small press publication
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... Porter's copy, 1921 IV. Photographs, 1886-1887, Undated Photo Room Porter, William Sydney (O. Henry) (1862-1910) "The Porter grave in Asheville, NC." (PICB 07168), undated Photo Room Porter, William Sydney (O. Henry) (1862-1910) "Drawing by Will ...
AR.1991.054
Dates: 1939 - 1954
Creator: Ellison Photo Company
Organizations:
  • Ellison Photo Company
  • Jordan Photo Company
  • Jordan-Ellison Photo Company
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Commercial photography
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: The Ellison Photo Company was a commercial photography business in Austin, Texas most ... through the mid 1950s. Administrative History The Ellison Photo Company was a commercial photography business in Austin, Texas most ... 20th century. The company was started in 1900 as the Jordan Photo Company by Elmer P. Jordan. The studio was located on the 2nd floor of ...
AR.L.006
Dates: 1898 - 1899
Creator: Haberlin, Gideon W. ; Noble, E. B.
Persons:
  • Haberlin, Gideon W.
  • Noble, E. B.
Places:
  • Castillo del Morro (Havana, Cuba)
  • Havana (Cuba)
Subjects:
  • Cemeteries
  • Soldiers
  • Spanish-American War, 1898
  • Photography
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... locations in Cuba related to the Spanish-American War. Photo 001 is a "view of a bone yard in the Scristobal Colon Cemetery near Havana, Cuba." Photo 002 is a group of men in uniform gathered in a camp. Photo 003 is a ...
AR.2018.011
Dates: 1900 - 1920
Creator: Boone, Alanson D.
Persons:
  • Creswell, Lemuel D.
  • Boone, Alanson D.
Organizations:
  • Austin Photo Supply
  • Boone-Holden Photo Company
  • Jordan Photo Company
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects:
  • Commercial photography
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Portrait photography
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: The Austin Photo Supply Photograph Collection is comprised of 52 photographs taken from ... both individual and group. Administrative History Austin Photo Supply was located at 1000 E Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas, owned by ... but this early work, perhaps even before his time at Jordan Photo Co., showcases a young Alanson Boone taking photos around Austin and ...
AR.2015.011
Dates: 1908 - 1954
Creator: Yett, James W., Jr.
Persons:
  • Yett, James W.
Organizations:
  • Capitol Photo Supplies Co.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Advertising--photographic apparatus
  • Photography--Texas--History
  • Photography--Equipment and supplies
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin.
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Financial records
  • Notes
  • Other (text)
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: James W. Yett, Jr. was the owner and operator of Capitol Photo Supplies Company, a retail and wholesale photography business in Austin, ... W. Yett, Jr. was the owner and operator of Capitol Photo Supplies Company. He was born on July 29, 1913 in Waco, Texas to James ...
AR.2002.034
Dates: 1957 - 2014
Creator: Bobo family
Persons:
  • Bobo, Carolyn
  • Bobo, Mary
  • Bobo, Ormond
Organizations:
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Fralix
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • University Interscholastic League
  • Lanier High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States Air Force
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bergstrom Air Force Base (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Athletics--Texas--Austin
  • Hospitals--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: ... Floor Panoramic Collection UT Longhorn Band (#92), 1968-1969 Photo Room Oversize Archives Photo Drawer UT Longhorn Band Spring (#84), 1970 8 5 Clippings and ...
AR.1994.006
Dates: 1859 - 1976
Creator: Thornton, Dot
Persons:
  • Thornton, Dorothy (Dot)
  • Thornton, Edwin
  • Orr, Mae Bess
  • Hogg, Ima
  • Thorton, Mary Fitzhugh
  • Henry, Patrick
  • Hogg, William Clifford
Organizations:
  • Austin Free Kindergarten Association
  • Palm School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Students Travel Club
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Schools--Texas--Austin--History
  • Family--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks and photo album document her personal and professional life as well as provide ... and Friends; Travel; Hogg Family; Scrapbooks and Photo Album; and Assorted Materials. The Biographical subseries consists of the ...
AR.2011.041
Dates: 1880 - 1920
Creator: Hornberger family
Persons:
  • Hornberger
  • Beckman
  • Bissell
  • Giesen
  • von Rosenberg
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Germans in Texas
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: The photo album, circa 1880s through the early 1900s, contains portraits of the ... from the Travis County, Texas area. Biographical Note The photo album appears to have belonged to Anna Hornberger, formally Anna von ... C. Hornberger in 1881. A list of births included in the photo album indicates that the couple had nine children. Scope and Contents The ...

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