Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.H.008
Dates: -
Creator: Hart family
Persons
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Meriweather, Carrie
  • Hart, William de Normandie
  • Hart, James Hill
  • Hart, Nannie Strother Furman
  • Jagou, Helen Furman
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Hart, Katherine
Organizations
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Austin History Center
  • Daughters of the American Colonists
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Travis County (Tex.). Historic Landmarks Commision
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Mexico City (Mexico)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Government--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.O.003
Dates: -
Creator: Burns, Robert A.
Persons
  • Burns, Robert A.
Organizations
  • The RH Factor (Musical group)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Luckenbach World's Fair
  • Texas Opry House
  • Freewheeling Bicycle Shop
  • Riverside Golf Center
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Board of Trustees
  • Cinematexas
  • Cinema 40
  • Grok Books
  • Center Stage
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Advertising--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Motion picture industry--Texas--Austin--History
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Cycling--Texas--Austin
  • School elections--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Posters, American--20th Century
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Q.002
Dates: -
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
  • Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
  • 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 (Tex.)
  • Penn Field (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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
  • Labor supply--Texas--Austin
  • Roads--Design and construction
  • Anniversaries--Texas
  • Water-power--Texas
  • Dams--Texas
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Silk industry
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Tourism--Marketing
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

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

KVUE News Films

AR.R.010
Dates: -
Creator: KVUE (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Foster, Tolbert
Organizations
  • KVUE (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Texas. Legislature
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Television broadcasting of news--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Advance notice required
AR.V.013
Dates: -
Creator: Bowman, John T.
Persons
  • Bowman, John T.
  • Colquitt, Oscar Branch
Organizations
  • Austin Country Club (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Country clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Law--Texas
  • Governors--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
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.). Department of Public Works. Laguna Gloria Downtown Museum of Art Records

AR.2005.025
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
Persons
Organizations
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.1991.064
Dates: -
Creator: Orum, Anthony M.
Persons
  • Orum, Anthony M.
  • Glass, Taylor
  • Ransom, Ruby Lee
  • Tatum, Jim
  • Baker, Betty
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Shelton, Emmett, Sr.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Nolen, Harry
  • O'Quinn, Trueman E.
  • Lee, Jean
  • Spear, Helen
  • Perry, Edgar Howard III.
  • Yarborough, Ralph Webster
  • Scanlan, John
  • Barnes, Lorraine
  • Overton, Volma
  • Crenshaw, Roberta
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Fath, Creekmore
  • Long, Walter Ewing
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Davis, Stormy
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Schwartz, Lou
  • Binder, Bob
Organizations
  • International Business Machines Corporation
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • Texas. Highway Department
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Travis County (Tex.). Commissioners Court
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • East 6th Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Fiesta Gardens (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Lake Hills (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Oral history--Texas--Austin
  • Local history--Research
  • Students--Political activity
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
  • Gentrification--Texas--Austin
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • Judaism--Texas--Austin--Customs and practices
  • Church
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Power resources--Texas--Austin
  • Water-supply--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Floods--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2016.024
Dates: -
Creator: Lebermann, Lowell H., Jr., 1939-2009
Persons
  • Lebermann, Lowell H., Jr.
  • Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Richards, Ann
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Valero Energy Corporation
  • Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Philanthropists--Texas--Austin
  • Charity organization--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site