Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.Q.002
Dates: 1840 - 1970
Creator: Long, Walter Ewing, 1886-1973
Persons:
  • Long, Walter Ewing
Organizations:
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Austin
  • Texas Chamber of Commerce
  • Texas Manufacturing Association
  • Texas Centennial Committee
  • Texas Commercial Executives Association
  • United States Chamber of Commerce
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
  • Colorado River--Texas
  • Penn Field (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas--Camp Swift
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture--Economic aspects--Texas--Travis County
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Industries--Texas--Austin
  • Farming--Texas--Travis County
  • Labor supply--Texas--Austin
  • Roads--Design and construction--Texas
  • Anniversaries--Texas
  • Water power--Texas
  • Dams--Texas
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Silk industry
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Tourism--Marketing
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Digital records
  • Video
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: Born in Texas in 1886, Walter Ewing Long served as manager of the Austin Chamber of ... Sketch Walter Ewing Long was born in Fannin County, Texas on 1 November 1886. He graduated as valedictorian of Ladonia High School ... Joseph 84 Wilson, Margaret Woodrow Concert, 1918 84 Women-Chamber of Commerce Members, 1943 84 Woolen Mills, 1923-25 84 Wooten, ...
AR.A.001
Dates: 1625 - 2011
Creator: Graham, Niles
Persons:
  • Crusemann, Carrie Margaret Graham
  • Crusemann, Paul
  • Graham, Anita Laura Goeth
  • Graham, Carrie Augusta Pease
  • Pease, E. M. (Elisha Marshall)
  • Pease, Lucadia Christiana Niles
  • Graham, Richard Niles
  • Pease, Julia Maria
  • Graham, Beriah
  • Graham, George Thomas, Sr
  • Harman, James William
  • Harman Julia Anita Graham
  • Goeth, Julia Tips
  • Goeth, Ralph Conrad
  • Franklin, Fabian
  • Franklin, Margaret Ladd
  • Graham, Marshall Pease
  • Graham, Walter Murray
  • Griswold family
  • Ladd, Augusta Flora Niles
  • Ladd, Eliphalet
  • Ladd, Henry W.
  • Ladd-Franklin, Christine
  • McCordic, Jane Augusta Ladd
  • Moor, Maria Harriet Niles
  • Niles, Christina Griswold
  • Niles, John Milton
  • Niles, Juliet
  • Niles, Richard
Organizations:
  • Enfield Realty & Home Building Company
  • State of Texas
  • General Land Office (Tex.)
  • University of Texas (Austin, Tex.)
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Enfield Grocery Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hartford Female Seminary (Conn.)
  • Vassar College
  • Pease & Harris
  • Hartford Female Seminary (Conn.)
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Infield Petroleum Company
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Hartford (Conn.)
  • Woodlawn (Austin, Tex.)
  • Brazoria County (Tex.)
  • Brazos County (Tex.)
  • Caldwell County (Tex.)
  • Enfield (Conn.)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Business--Texas
  • Civil War
  • Education
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Governors--Texas
  • Genealogy--Texas
  • Real estate--Texas
  • Law firms--Texas
  • Politics--Texas
  • Slavery--United States
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Railroads--Texas
  • Oil industry--Texas
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Education
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
Formats:
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Maps
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
  • Drawings/sketches
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: ... the families of Elisha Marshall Pease, who was governor of Texas from 1853 to 1857 and from 1867 to 1869, and his wife, Lucadia Christiana ... in Connecticut. In the 1850s, Lucadia declared her belief in women's rights, and her husband supported her. She owned property in her own ...
AR.E.004
Dates: 1815 - 1967
Creator: McCallum, Jane Y.
Persons:
  • McCallum, Jane Y.
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher
  • Finnigan, Annette
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman
  • Hobby, William Pettus
  • Moody, Daniel James
  • Sterling, Ross S.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • Ferguson, Miriam Amanda
  • Ames, Jessie Daniel
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
Organizations:
  • Texas Woman Suffrage Association
  • Texas Equal Suffrage Association
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
  • Austin Open Forum
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.).
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • League of Women Voters (U.S.)
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
  • American Equal Rights Association
  • Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Austin-Travis County Tuberculosis Sanitarium
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • La Vervia (Tex.)
  • Seguin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Suffrage--Texas
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas---Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Suffragettes--Texas
  • Women--Political activity
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... and lists document the woman’s suffrage movement in Texas (1900-1920), Jane McCallum’s personal life and career after suffrage ... for woman’s right to vote. In 1915, members of the Austin Women’s Suffrage Association elected her president, and she later served as ...
AR.2002.025
Dates: 1975 - 2014
Creator: Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
Persons:
  • Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
Organizations:
  • Texas. Governor's Commission for Women
  • Mexican-American Business and Professional Women of Austin
  • Hispanic Women's Network of Texas
  • Leadership Austin
  • Austin Museum of Art
  • Austin History Center Association
  • Austin Public Library Foundation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Women--Politics and government
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas
  • Latinx--Texas--History
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Community organization--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Social conditions
  • Women's health services--Government policy
  • Mexican American women--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: Amalia Rodriguez-Mendoza, born in 1946 in Del Rio, Texas, is the long-serving Travis County (Texas) District Clerk. She is also ... especially those focused on the rights and needs of women and Hispanics. The collection is primarily composed of correspondence, ...
AR.1994.093
Dates: 1919 - 2013
Creator: League of Women Voters Austin Area
Persons:
  • Ames, Jessie Daniel
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher
  • McCallum, Jane Y.
Organizations:
  • League of Women Voters Austin Area
  • League of Women Voters
  • Texas Equal Suffrage Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Government--Texas--Travis County
  • Local Government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Suffrage--Texas--Austin
  • Women in Politics--Texas--Austin
  • Voting--Texas
  • Public Welfare--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal Government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Membership records
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: The League of Women Voters Austin Area is a political advocacy organization with roots in the women's suffrage movement of the early part of the twentieth century. The ... were fought at the regional and local level. In the state of Texas, organizations such as the Texas Woman Suffrage Association and the Texas ...
AR.Z.004
Dates: 1892 - 1982
Creator: Texas Fine Arts Association
Persons:
  • McClendon, James Wooten
  • Weller, Lucille Edgar
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Driscoll, Clara
  • Dibrell, Ella Peyton Dancy
Organizations:
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Commission on the Arts and Humanities
  • Texas Fine Arts Commission
  • Austin Arts Council (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Heritage Society (Austin, Tex.).
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin--Societies, etc.--History
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Membership records
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: These records document the Texas Fine Arts Association (TFAA) from 1892-1982, and its promotion of the ... Central Texas Exhibit. Additionally, there are Laguna Gloria Women’s Art Guild yearbooks from 1975-1984. The Circuit Exhibits series is ... 1915-1965 2 9 Joint meeting of TFAA and Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, 1963 September Committees, 1933-1980 2 10 General - lists and ...
AR.W.002
Dates: 1947 - 2012
Creator: Blodgett, Dorothy and Terrell
Persons:
  • Barnett, Camille Cates
  • Blodgett, Dorothy
  • Blodgett, Terrell
  • Bush, George W.
  • Clements, William P.
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Shivers, Allan
  • White, Mark
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • National Municipal League
  • Theta Sigma Phi
  • University of Texas at Austin-- Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Garland (Tex.)
  • Waco (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • City Council members--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Garland
  • City managers--Texas--Waco
  • Governors--Texas--Biography
  • Legislators--Texas--Biography
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women journalists--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Subject/project files
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: ... freelance writer and public relations consultant in Austin, Texas. She was born to Hugh and Sadie Chapin on October 20, 1924. After ... activities for a variety of organizations such as the Women's Symphony League, the Texas Urban Development Commission and the Austin ...
AR.1998.010
Dates: 1971 - 2003
Creator: Larkham, Beverley
Persons:
  • Larkam, Beverley
  • Beeson, Mary Ruth (Pete)
  • Bradstreet, Ann
  • Chung, Kyoung
  • Davila, Vanessa
  • Foreman, Barbara
  • Garza, Rita
  • Givens, Vera
  • Harden, Ada
  • Houston, Arisa
  • Lopez, Elvia
  • Maxey, Margaret
  • Pace, Arlene
  • Parshall, Ruth
  • Rusch, Winnie
Organizations:
  • Austin Commission for Women
  • National Association of Commission for Women
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin's Women's Network
  • Children's Defense Fund
  • League of Women Voters
  • Women's Bureau
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Pasadena (Ca.)
  • Chicago (Il.)
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Monroe (La.)
Subjects:
  • Women-Legal status, laws, etc.
  • Women's rights
  • Women--Political activity--Societies, etc.
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Social conditions
  • Women--Employment--Law and legislation
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... her work as a member of the Austin Commission for Women (ACW) and the National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW). Biographical Note Beverley (McCosham) Larkam was born in ... after earning her master's degree, Larkam moved to Austin, Texas with her husband. The mother of five children, including one of whom is ...
AR.G.003
Dates: 1935 - 1942
Creator: United States Works Projects Administration, Texas District No. 9
Organizations:
  • St. David's Episcopal Church
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Work Projects Administration. Texas District No. 9
  • Texas Historical Records Survey
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Blackshear Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • West Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Churches--Texas--Austin
  • Federal aid to community development--Texas--Austin
  • Archival surveys--Texas
  • African American students--Texas--Austin
  • Episcopal Church--Texas--Austin
  • Depressions--1929--Texas
  • Mexican American students--Texas--Austin
  • Public service employment--Texas
  • Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--History
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Transcripts
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... records of the United States Work Projects Administration, Texas District No. 9 (Austin, Texas). Included are typescripts of historical ... a 1935 yearbook, a 1941 "Annual Report of the Associated Women of the Church," and an undated booklet titled, "The Windows of Old St. ...
AR.1999.016
Dates: 1928 - 1982
Creator: Jones, Joseph Jay, 1908-1999
Persons:
  • Jones, Joseph Jay
  • Nixon, Richard
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Yelderman, May
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • The Curtain Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Little Theatre
  • Students for Democratic Society
  • Municipal Golf Course Club (MUNI)
  • St. John's Orphan Home
  • Student Committee for Academic Freedom
  • Holiday House
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin Senators
  • Braniff Airways
  • Continental Club
  • Capitol Theatre
  • Drive-In Theatre
  • Hillbilly Kitchen
  • Montopolis Drive-In
  • Lam's Yum Yum Chinese Restaurant
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • New Orleans Club
  • Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam
  • University Light Opera Company
  • Varsity Theatre
  • Yank Theatre
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Tyler (Tex.)
  • Port Arthur (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religion
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
  • Alcohol
  • Amusements
  • Animals
  • Auctions
  • Automobiles
  • Business enterprises
  • Churches
  • Benefits
  • Celebrations
  • Restaurants
  • Theater
  • Protests
  • Politics
  • Public schools
  • Advertising fliers--Texas--History--20th century
  • Festivals
  • School sports
  • Students--Political activity
  • Peace movements
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Churches--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Peace movements--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Police misconduct
  • Political activism--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1939-1945
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: Joseph Jones was a professor of English at the University of Texas from 1935 to 1975. The majority of the collection is composed of ... dress - Men (#135-137), 1930s-1940 1 28 Clothing and dress - Women (#138-139), 1958, 1967 1 29 Clubs (#140-148), 1950s, 1970s 1 30 Contests ...

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