Archives and Manuscripts Index

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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--Texas
  • Penn Field (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas--Camp Swift
  • 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.). City Council. Lee Cooke Records

AR.S.018
Dates: -
Creator: Cooke, Lee, 1944-
Persons
  • Cooke, Lee
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Urban Transportation Department
  • Brackenridge Hospital
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • Power resources--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.U.005
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Independent School District
Persons
  • Kocurek, Willie
  • Arrowsmith, Francis
  • Ellis, John
Organizations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Forming the Future
  • Citizens for School Bonds
  • Forming the Future Council (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • School bonds--Texas--Austin
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.2015.003
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Committee for Disabled Persons
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
Subjects
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • People with disabilities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.016
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Tax Department
Persons
  • Marshall, Truett Bryan
  • Olson, John Elmer
  • Stohl, Clifford A.
  • Vesperman, Fred
  • Witty, Merceil
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Board of Equalization
  • Austin (Tex.). Tax Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Taxation--Texas--Austin
  • Real property tax--Texas--Austin
  • Tax assessment--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Small and Minority Business Resources Department Poster

AR.2009.065
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Small and Minority Business Resources
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Small and Minority Business Resources Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Restaurant management
  • Small business--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.2008.009
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Community Development Commission
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Community Development Commission
  • Austin Housing Finance Corporation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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
  • 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.)
  • Westlake 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.2018.030
Dates:
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Almanza, Susana
  • Renteria, Sabino
  • Mancias, Adela
  • Montoya, Elisa Rendon
  • Tafoya, Marcelo
  • Fraga, Ernesto
Organizations
  • Brown Berets, Austin chapter
  • Brown Berets of Aztlan
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Chicano movement--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social conditions--20th century
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Social reformers--Texas
  • Social movements--Texas--Austin--History
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Social conditions
  • Mexican Americans--Social life and customs
  • Mexican American neighborhoods--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site