Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Austin (Tex.). Parks & Recreation Department Records

AR.Z.025
Dates: -
Creator: Parks and Recreation Department
Persons
  • Ney, Elisabet
Organizations
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Springs (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2002.008
Dates: -
Creator: Pennington, Gloria M.; Pennington, Mel, 1934-2003
Persons
  • Pennington, Mel
  • Pennington, Gloria Mata
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Fiesta de Independencia Foundation
  • KXAN (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Austin-Saltillo Sister Cities Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Saltillo (Coahuila, Mexico)
Subjects
  • Sister cities
  • Aged--Services for--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American women
  • Latinx--Texas--History
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Television journalists--Texas--Austin
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Charities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2000.025
Dates: -
Creator: Travis County Extension Agency
Persons
  • Andrews, Viola
  • Bedford, Dorothy Jean
  • Brown, Francis
  • Collins, Carrie
  • Collins, Dena
  • Collins, Jerome Boyd, Sr.
  • Collins, Virgie
  • Davidson, Helen Mae
  • Garrett, M. E.
  • Hutchins, Bertha
  • Norris, F. B.
  • Winn, S. A.
Organizations
  • Travis County (Tex.). Negro Extension Service
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Texas A & M University
  • Prairie View A & M University
Places
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Del Valle (Tex.)
  • Doris Miller Auditorium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Pilot Knob (Tex.)
  • Rosewood Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Webberville (Tex.)
  • Hornsby Bend (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Agriculture--Texas--Travis County
  • Gardening--Texas
  • Agricultural extension work--Texas--Travis County
  • Animal husbandry
  • Demonstrations
  • Livestock
  • Sewing
  • Arts and crafts
  • Fashion shows--Texas--Travis County
  • Photography--Texas
  • 4-H clubs
  • African Americans--Texas--Travis County
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1996.007
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Civic Chorus
Persons
  • Gailbraith, Gene
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Arts Commission (Tex.)
  • Austin Civic Chorus, Inc.
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Choirs (Music)--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Vocal music
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2019.018
Dates: -
Creator: Mayfield Park/Community Project
Persons
  • Cannatti, Karen
  • Kaiser, Mary C.
  • Watt, Barbara
  • Gutsch, Mary Frances Mayfield
  • Gutsch, Milton Rietow
  • Mayfield, Allison
  • Santos, Lupe
  • Hartzog, Martha
  • Moerbe, Olga
Organizations
  • Friends of the Parks
  • Gregory Free & Associates
  • Austin Natural Science Association Guild
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Mayfield Park/Community Project
  • Keep Austin Beautiful
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • 3505 West 35th Street (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • Urban beautification--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site