Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Austin (Tex.) Office of Bicentennial Affairs Records

AR.N.006
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
Persons
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Texas--Centennial celebrations, etc.
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required

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.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.2015.012
Dates: -
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Alvarez, Raul
  • Beaman, Jaime
  • Esparza, Laura
  • Garcia, Gustavo L.
  • Martinez, Mike
  • Menard, Valerie
  • Morales, Ponciano
  • Oyervides, Juan
  • Pennington, Gloria Mata
  • Revilla, Cathy Vasquez
  • Salas, Tomas
  • Salinas, Roen
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Velia
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Zamora, Herlinda
Organizations
  • Center for Mexican American Cultural Arts (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Juarez-Lincoln Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Latino Arts Consortium of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • 600 River Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • Fiesta Gardens (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American arts--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American artists
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social life and customs
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--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

Austin (Tex.). Boards and Commissions. Austin Public Library Commission Records

AR.2004.024
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Library Commission
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Public Library
  • Austin (Tex.). Library Commission
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Libraries--Texas--Austin
  • Library planning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Larry Deuser Records

AR.2000.010
Dates: -
Creator: Deuser, Larry
Persons
  • Deuser, Larry
  • Heady, Stuart
  • Awn, Kerry
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Campaign paraphernalia--Texas
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Frank Cooksey Campaign Records

AR.2000.011
Dates: -
Creator: Cooksey, Frank C., 1933-
Persons
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Heady, Stuart
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Organizations
  • Save Austin's Neighborhoods and Environment
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Campaign paraphernalia--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2001.014
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). City Clerk's Office
Persons
  • Garza, Jose
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Henry, O.
  • Whitman, Charles Joseph
Organizations
  • African American Chamber of Commerce (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Community College (Austin, Tex.)
  • Citizen's Advisory Committee for Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Mexican-American Chamber of Commerce of Travis County
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Downtown Revitalization Task Force
  • Austin (Tex.). City Clerk's Office
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Bergstrom Air Force Base (Tex.)
  • East Austin Youth Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Dam (1893-1900)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Land titles--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • 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