Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library Records

AR.Q.010
Dates: -
Creator: 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.2011.010
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
Persons
  • Arnold, Mary
  • Cousar, James
  • Eakle, Chris
  • Guttman, Walter
  • Kuehne, Hugo Franz
  • Schutze, Carl Ahrendt, Sr.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Plan Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Signs and signboards--Law and legislation--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Parks & Recreation Department Records

AR.Z.025
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Persons
  • Ney, Elisabet
Organizations
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2014.016
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Environmental Board
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Citizens Board of Natural Resources and Environmental Quality
  • Austin (Tex.). Environmental Board
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Watershed management--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning law--Texas--Austin
  • Air quality--Texas
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site, Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin (Tex.). Economic Development Department Records

AR.2014.021
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Economic Development Department
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Art in Public Places
  • Austin (Tex.). Economic Development Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
  • Art, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Sculpture--Texas--Austin
  • Public spaces--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2014.032
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Resource Recovery
Persons
  • Carnes, Freddy
  • Hagins, Megan
  • Chapa, Dia
  • Jones, Marilyn
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Solid Waste Services Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Resource Recovery
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • Refuse and refuse disposal--Texas--Austin
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.)--Texas--Austin
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.)--Study and teaching--Activity programs
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.)--Citizen participation
  • School recycling programs
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • 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
AR.2011.018
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Resource Management Commission
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Resource Management Commission
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Energy policy
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Water conservation
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2008.009
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Community Development Commission
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Community Development Commission
  • Austin Housing Finance Corporation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin (Tex.). City Council. Smoot Carl-Mitchell Records

AR.1991.055
Dates: -
Creator: Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Persons
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Social Policy Advisory Committee
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Energy
  • National League of Cities
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • City planning
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Floods
  • Social service--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management--Texas
  • Transportation
  • Roads
  • Electric utilities--Rates--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site