Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Katherine Preston Papers

AR.K.002
Dates: -
Creator: Preston, Katherine
Persons
  • Preston, Katherine
Organizations
  • Texas. State Board of Control. Old Age Assistance Commission
  • All Saints' Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Valentines
  • World War I
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War II
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Greeting cards
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Wheeler Family Papers

AR.K.003
Dates: -
Creator: Wheeler family
Persons
  • Cooney, Mary Isabelle Wheeler
  • Wheeler, E. Earl
  • Brown, John Bertram
  • Brown, Charles Stewart
  • Brown, Margaret Laughery
  • Wheeler, Thomas Benton
  • Wilson, Sam C.
  • Wheeler, John Gill
  • Wilson, R. E.
  • Wheeler, Maggie Brown
  • Harte, Bret Wheeler
Organizations
Places
  • Manor (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Manor
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Theresa Callan Luck Albums

AR.K.004
Dates: -
Creator: Callan, Theresa
Persons
  • Callan, Theresa
  • Callan, Chris
  • Callan, Katie
  • Callan, Joseph Patrick
  • Callan, W. W.
  • Dickey, Eddie
  • Huerrn, Annie
  • Kalberer, H.
  • Luck, Alfred
  • McCallum, Ella
  • Mohr, Otto
  • Reilly, Hamilton A.
  • Reilly, Margaret
  • Reilly, N. D.
  • Smith, Annie
  • Smith, August
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.K.005
Dates: -
Creator: Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Pigfor, William
  • Anderson, L. C. (Laurine Cecil)
Organizations
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.). Parent-Teacher Association
  • Kealing Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education--Texas--Austin
  • Segregation--Texas--Austin
  • School integration--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Milton Brockett Porter Papers

AR.K.006
Dates: -
Creator: Porter, Milton Brockett, 1869-1960
Persons
  • Porter, Milton Brockett
  • Shapley, Harlow
  • Porter, Goldie
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.K.007
Dates: -
Creator: Paul Quinn College
Persons
  • Wood, L. C.
Organizations
  • Paul Quinn College
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
  • Paul Quinn Centennial
Places
  • Waco (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Education--Texas
  • African American universities and colleges
Format
  • 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

Charles T. Rather Family Papers

AR.K.009
Dates: -
Creator: Rather family
Persons
  • Rather, Charles T.
  • Rather, Ella Grubbs
  • Villavaso, Ethel Zively Rather
  • Villavaso, Ernest
  • Villavaso, Ernest, Jr.
  • Duncalf, Alma Rather
  • Duncalf, Frederic
Organizations
  • Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Farm life--Texas
  • Cotton gins and ginning--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Frances Brand Fly Papers

AR.K.010
Dates: -
Creator: Fly, Frances Brand
Persons
  • Fly, Frances Brand
Organizations
  • Seton Hospital (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Fleece Philips Purnell Papers

AR.L.001
Dates: -
Creator: Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips, 1888-
Persons
  • Purnell, Leland Everett
  • Cunningham, LaNell Webb Purnell
  • Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips
  • Bracken, Edward R., Mrs
  • Philips, Blanche Bracken
  • Philips, John Hall
  • Webb, James Leland
Organizations
  • National Society, United Daughters of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • World War I
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site