Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.O.011
Dates: -
Creator: Friedman, Jeff, 1945-2007
Persons
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Dryden, Bud
Organizations
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • LoVaca Gathering Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • MoPac Boulevard (Austin, Tex.)
  • Municipal Golf Course (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
  • Social reformers--Texas--Austin
  • Affirmative action programs--Government policy
  • Electric utilities--Rates
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • Political campaigns
  • Public welfare
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Child care services
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation
  • Women's health services
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Traffic flow--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Labor unions--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.P.002
Dates: -
Creator: Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
Persons
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Reynolds, Burt
  • Davidson, Dan H.
  • Znotas, Joseph M.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Austin (Tex.). Health and Human Services Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). City Manager's Office
  • United States. Air Force. Thunderbirds
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Lake Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office. Ron Mullen Records

AR.V.009
Dates: -
Creator: Mullen, Ron, 1939-
Persons
  • Mullen, Ron
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Greater Austin-San Antonio Corridor Council
  • Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office. Frank Cooksey Records

AR.Z.007
Dates: -
Creator: Cooksey, Frank, 1933-
Persons
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
Subjects
  • City councils--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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

Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office. Lee Cooke Records

AR.1992.008
Dates: -
Creator: Cooke, Lee
Persons
  • Cooke, Lee
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.1992.025
Dates: -
Creator: Todd, Bruce
Persons
  • Todd, Bruce
  • Barnett, Camille Cates
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Pickle, J. J.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Tex.)
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Health and Human Services Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Balcones Canyonlands Preserve (Tex.)
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Military base conversion--Texas--Travis County
  • Child care services
  • Crime prevention
  • Environmental policy
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Lee Cooke Papers

AR.2018.041
Dates: -
Creator: Cooke, Lee
Persons
  • Cooke, Lee
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2019.010
Dates: -
Creator: McFadden, Paul W., 1867-1946
Persons
  • McFadden, Paul W.
  • McFadden, Quay Minter
  • Williams, Margaret McFadden
  • Anderson, L. C. (Laurine Cecil)
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Texas Power & Light Company
  • University Drug Store (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • 2300 Guadalupe Street (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Building laws--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2019.011
Dates: -
Creator: McAden, Charles A., 1902-1958
Persons
  • McAden, Charles A.
  • Williams, William T. (William Thomas), Jr.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Austin Memorial Park Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • 201 South Lamar Boulevard (Austin, Tex.)
  • 5363 North Lamar Boulevard (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Cemeteries--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site