Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.2014.033
Dates: -
Creator: A.N. McCallum High School Alumni
Persons
Organizations
  • A.N. McCallum High School. 60th Anniversary Events Team
  • A.N. McCallum High School
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Class reunions--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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.Z.027
Dates: -
Creator: Shepherd, Powell, 1939-1999
Persons
  • Shepherd, Powell
  • Shepherd, Grace
  • Shepherd, Roger Sterling
  • Shepherd, Roger David
  • Manry, Joe Edgar
  • Brown, Dwane
  • Weyrich, Fred
  • Born, Frank
  • Cox, Michael
  • Eldredge, Letitia
  • McGaughey, Tina
  • Sage, Carole
  • Sage, Francis
  • Wigman, Mary
  • Braden, Kay Frances
  • Paddie, Dennis
  • White, Tom
  • Myers, M. Richard
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin. Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • La Mama Theatre
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Leona (Tex.)
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Subjects
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Dance--Study and Teaching
  • Dance--Production and direction
  • Creative writing
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Playwriting
  • Diaries
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.1997.007
Dates: -
Creator: Sheffield, Beverly S., 1913-1999
Persons
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Crenshaw, Roberta
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Henry, O.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Community Foundation
  • Save Barton Creek Association
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Deep Eddy Swimming Pool (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Salamanders--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2001.018
Dates: -
Creator: Paramount Theater for Performing Arts
Persons
  • Root, Charles
  • Novy, Louis
  • Hoblitzelle, Karl
  • Bernardoni, John
Organizations
  • Interstate Theatre Corporation
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Motion picture theaters--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2014.024
Dates: -
Creator: Simmons, Robert N.
Persons
  • Erickson, Roky
  • Simmons, Rob N.
  • Priest, Micael
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Construction projects--Texas--Austin
  • Graffiti--Texas--Austin
  • Musicians
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site
AR.2014.028
Dates: -
Creator: Martin, Michael, 1948-2014
Persons
  • Martin, Michael
  • Smith, Philip
  • Price, Toni
  • Vaughan, Stevie Ray
  • Barton, Lou Ann
  • Atkinson, Bob
  • Atkinson, Jerre
  • Fetherstone, Ken
Organizations
  • Enigma Media
  • PASE Video Inc.
  • Austin Chronicle
  • Club Chi-Wa-Wa
  • Fabulous Thunderbirds (Musical group)
  • LeRoi Brothers
  • Los Albino Geckos
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Music--Texas--Austin--History
  • Music videos
  • Music--Performance
Format
  • Audio
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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