Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Louise Epstein and James Cooley Papers

AR.1995.006
Dates: -
Creator: Epstein, Louise
Persons
  • Epstein, Louise
  • Cooley, James
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Travis County
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1995.007
Dates: -
Creator: Zilker Park Posse
Persons
  • Moore, Connie
Organizations
  • Zilker Park Posse
  • Save Barton Creek Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • Cities and towns--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Susan Toomey Frost Papers

AR.1992.011
Dates: -
Creator: Frost, Susan Toomey
Persons
  • Frost, Susan Toomey
  • Arnold, Mary
  • Barnstone, Robert
  • Carrasco, Jorge
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Humphrey, George
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Trevino, John
  • Washington, Joe
  • McHone, Mike
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Community Television
  • Austin Parks and Recreation Policy Advisory Committee
  • Town Lake Park Alliance
  • Austin Neighborhoods Council
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • We Care Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Sand Beach Reserve (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • Convention facilities--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Community leadership
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Political activity
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.1992.025
Dates: -
Creator: Todd, Bruce
Persons
  • Todd, Bruce
  • Barnett, Camille Cates
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Pickle, J. J.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Tex.)
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Health and Human Services Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Balcones Canyonlands Preserve (Tex.)
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Military base conversion--Texas--Travis County
  • Child care services
  • Crime prevention
  • Environmental policy
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2017.028
Dates: -
Creator: Maxwell, Mary Gay, 1938-2016
Persons
  • Maxwell, Mary Gay
  • Neely, Mary Ann
  • Jenkins, Julie
  • Carter, Marilla
Organizations
  • Waterfront Overlay Task Force (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • Austin (Tex.). Environmental Board
  • Hill Country Foundation
  • Austin (Tex.). Watershed Protection Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Water
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Parkhouse Tract (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Plateau (Tex.)
  • Walnut Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Onion Creek (Tex.)
  • Slaughter Creek (Tex.)
  • Bull Creek (Tex.)
  • Water Treatment Plant #4 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Balcones Canyonlands Preserve (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Circle C (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Watershed management--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning law--Texas--Austin
  • Air quality--Texas
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Creeks
  • Rivers--Texas--Austin
  • Endangered species--Texas--Austin
  • Habitat conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management
  • Water treatment plants
  • Nature trails--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2018.022
Dates: -
Creator: Denney, Richard
Persons
  • Denney, Richard
  • West, Marvalene
Organizations
  • Austin Area Garden Center
  • Bergstrom Air Force Base (Tex.)
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Austin. Computation Center
  • University of Texas at Austin. Department of Computer Sciences
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Documentary photography
  • Floods
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Technology
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2018.043
Dates: -
Creator: Hudspeth, Ann
Persons
  • Hudspeth, Ann
Organizations
  • Captain Quackenbush's Intergalactic Dessert Co. and Espresso Cafe (Austin, Tex.)
  • Continental Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Girls in the Nose (Musical group)
  • Glass Eye (Musical group)
  • Le Amis Cafe (Austin, Tex.)
  • Le Fun (Austin, Tex.)
  • Sound Exchange (Austin, Tex.)
  • The Reivers (Musical group)
  • Tower Records (Austin, Tex.)
  • Two Nice Girls (Musical group)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Whole Earth Provision Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Zeitgeist (Musical group : Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Congress Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis, Lake (Tex.)
  • The Drag (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988
  • LGBTQ people
  • Musicians
  • Musical groups
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Protest movements
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
  • Women musicians--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2018.048
Dates: -
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
  • Austin Laundry & Dry Cleaning Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 811 E. 9th Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • 2010 Travis Heights Boulevard (Austin, Tex.)
  • 909 Poplar Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mansfield Dam (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Oakwood Cemetery (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
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Lucille Morgan Diary

AR.2019.023
Dates:
Creator: Morgan, Lucille
Persons
  • Morgan, Lucille
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries--Authorship
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2019.029
Dates: -
Creator: Shea, Brigid
Persons
  • Shea, Brigid
  • Bradley, Gary
  • Bunch, Bill
  • Garza, Jesus
  • Kitchen, Ann
  • Reynolds, Ronney
  • Todd, Bruce
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Bergstrom Housing Reuse Task Force
  • Better Austin Tomorrow
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Texas Municipal League
  • International Council on Local Environmental Initiatives
  • Austin Community College (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
  • Texas. Legislature
  • Freeport-McMoran
  • FM Properties
  • Lantana Water Service
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Bergstrom Air Force Base (Tex.)
  • Holly Power Plant (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Circle C (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Public utility districts--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Climatic changes--Government policy
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site