Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.1994.094
Dates: -
Creator: Hartzog, Martha
Persons
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Smith, C.B.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Wilson, Eddie
  • Urigas, Jose
  • Fowler, Gordon
  • Hertzog, Martha
Organizations
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • African Americans--Social conditions
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • Economic history--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.P.001
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Police Department
Persons
  • Laws, R. Beverly
  • Adams, Nathan
  • Ainsworth, Miller
  • Akers, Mavrick
  • Clark, Nancy
  • Collins, Rip
  • Eggeling, Alvin
  • Garrison, James
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Littlepage, James N.
  • Maddox, Francis Marion
  • Miles, R. A.
  • Miller, Tom
  • Moore, Naomi
  • Morris, W. J.
  • Russell, W. C.
  • Seaholm, Walter
  • Stevenson, Coke R. (Coke Robert)
  • Taylor, Robert
  • Thorp, R. D.
  • Valentine, R. J.
  • Voight, Ed
  • Walker, Fred L.
  • Wheless, Hewitt T.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Police--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Crime--Texas--Austin
  • Public welfare--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library Records

AR.Q.010
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Public Library
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Libraries--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.W.002
Dates: -
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
  • 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
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2013.025
Dates: -
Creator: Kim, Jennifer
Persons
  • Kim, Jennifer
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Equity Commission
  • Austin Community Leadership Council (Tex.)
  • Austin Asian American Chamber of Commerce (Tex.)
  • Austin Asian American Employee Network (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Racially mixed people
  • Chinese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Korean Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Political Participation
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site
AR.2010.007
Dates: -
Creator: Overton, Volma
Persons
  • Overton, Volma
  • Overton, Warneta
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Austin Branch
  • Austin NAACP Federal Credit Union (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Boys Scouts of America. Troop 70 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas State Conference of the NAACP Branches
  • Oak Springs Elementary (Austin, Tex.). Campus Advisory Council
  • Texas Society to Abolish Capital Punishment
  • United States. Army Reserve
  • United States Postal Service
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Texas--Austin
  • African American students
  • School integration--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Ballroom dancing
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Social reformers
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Economic aspects
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in employment--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in public accommodations--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin (Tex.). ATXN Video Collection

AR.2012.002
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.) ATXN
Persons
Organizations
  • ATXN
  • Channel 6
  • City of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Video
Access: Available on-site

Stuart and Emma Long Papers

AR.2011.005
Creator: Long, Stuart, 1913-1977; Long, Emma, 1912-2011
Persons
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Long, Stuart
Organizations
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Long News Service
  • Texas. Legislature
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Journalism--Texas
  • Political parties
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Newspaper publishing
  • News agencies
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2015.012
Dates: -
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Alvarez, Raul
  • Beaman, Jaime
  • Esparza, Laura
  • Garcia, Gustavo L.
  • Martinez, Mike
  • Menard, Valerie
  • Morales, Ponciano
  • Oyervides, Juan
  • Pennington, Gloria Mata
  • Revilla, Cathy Vasquez
  • Salas, Tomas
  • Salinas, Roen
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Velia
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Zamora, Herlinda
Organizations
  • Center for Mexican American Cultural Arts (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Juarez-Lincoln Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Latino Arts Consortium of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • River Street 600
  • Fiesta Gardens( Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American arts--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American artists
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social life and customs
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin Airwaves Collection

AR.2006.005
Dates: -
Creator: Ellinger, James
Persons
Organizations
  • Alliance for Community Media
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Industries--Texas--Austin
  • Professional associations--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice