Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.F.010
Dates: -
Creator: Miller, Robert Thomas, 1893-1962
Persons
  • Miller, Tom
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Shivers, Allan
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Wolf, Oswald G.
  • Thornberry, Homer
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Salvation Army
  • Jessen, Jessen, Millhouse and Greeven
  • Municipal Auditorium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Page Southerland Page Architects and Planners
  • United States. Congress. House
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Board of Equalization
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Humane Society of Austin and Travis County
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.I.009
Dates: -
Creator: Maerki family; Sterzing family
Persons
  • Maerki-Sterzing, Minna Mae
  • Maerki, Henry
  • Maerki, Lillie Otting
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Sterzing, Carl, Sr.
Organizations
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.). Parent-Teacher Association
  • Austin Teachers Association
  • University of Texas
  • Delaware and Hudson Railway Company
  • Free Society Association
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Maerki Baking Company
  • Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • Windisch (Switzerland)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Bakers
  • Bakeries
  • Railroads
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War II
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Home economics--Study and teaching
  • Cooking--Texas
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Donnan Family Papers

AR.K.008
Dates: -
Creator: Donnan family
Persons
  • Johnson, Gustave
  • Shapard, Lilla Donnan
  • Test, Nellie Ward Donnan
  • Donnan, John Knox, Jr.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland
Organizations
  • Spillar Crude Oil Stove Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Salvation Army
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Children's Home (Austin, Tex.)
  • Glorietta Mining Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Chicksaw Oil Company (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Real property
  • Freemasonry
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Stock certificates
  • Swedish Americans--Texas--History
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Michael L. Harris Papers

AR.M.012
Dates: -
Creator: Harris, Michael L.
Persons
  • Harris, Michael L.
  • Russell, Allen H.
  • Knebel, Edmund P.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Austin Baseball Club (Tex.)
  • Texas League
  • Austin Braves (Baseball team)
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • A.N. McCallum High School
  • Pan American Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Disch Field (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Minor league baseball--Texas
  • Baseball--Texas--History
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Campaign paraphernalia
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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

Reed and Southerland Families Papers

AR.R.014
Dates: -
Creator: Reed family; Southerland family
Persons
  • Reed, John Robb
  • Southerland, Jean Teresa Reed
  • Southerland, Louis Feno
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Schniederjan, Anne Stedman (Duncan)
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Thomas, Roy L.
Organizations
  • J. R. Reed Music Company
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Howson Public Library
  • Austin (Tex.). Art in Public Places
Places
  • Hopi Trail 2201(Austin, Tex.)
  • 22nd Street W. 715 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.S.003
Dates: -
Creator: Starcke, Max, 1884-1972
Persons
  • Starcke, Max Hugo
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert)
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Symington, Stuart
  • Wirtz, Alvin
  • Starcke, Evelyn Quinn
  • Quinn, Frank D.
  • Schramm, Maria
Organizations
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Texas. Planning Board
  • Texas Centennial of Statehood Commission
  • Texas Water Conservation Association
  • Texas Good Roads Association
  • Guadalupe County Fair Association (Tex.)
  • Texas Racing Association
Places
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Guadalupe County (Tex.)
  • Seguin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Water-power--Texas
  • Water conservation--Texas
  • Genealogy
  • Horse racing
  • Public works--Texas
  • Roads--Texas
  • Dams--Texas--History--20th century
  • Mayors--Texas--History--20th century
  • Families--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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

Bertram E. Giesecke Papers

AR.W.007
Dates: -
Creator: Giesecke, Bertram E.
Persons
  • Mimitz, Chester
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • McNeil, W. J.
  • Symington, W. Stuart
  • Bensen, Lloyd, Jr.
  • Pike, Sumner
  • Johnson, Louis
  • Renfrow, Louis H.
  • Smith, W. R., Jr.
  • Ruth, Babe
  • Giesecke, Julius
Organizations
  • United States. President's Commission on Housing
  • Kuehne, Chasey & Giesecke
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Housing
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Confederate States of America--Army--Biography
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Julian K. Lyles Papers

AR.X.017
Dates: -
Creator: Lyles, Julian K.
Persons
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Johnson, Lynda
Organizations
  • American Airlines
  • Westchester Corporation
  • United States. Department of Commerce
  • University of Texas Law School
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Washington, D.C
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site