Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.O.011
Dates: -
Creator: Friedman, Jeffrey, 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
  • 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
AR.Q.005
Dates: -
Creator: Travis Audubon Society
Persons
  • Greene, Magnolia Neighbors
  • Davis, Bradley
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Smith, Wilbur A.
  • Dawson, E. T.
Organizations
  • Travis Audubon Society
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Baker Sanctuary (Travis County, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Birds--Texas--Travis County
  • Habitat conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Endangered species--Texas--Austin
  • Wildlife refuges--Texas--Travis County
  • Ecology--Societies, etc.
  • Birding sites--Texas--Austin
  • Nature conservation
  • Bird watching
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Q.020
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Ethnic History Association (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Hart, Katherine
  • Kocurek, Willie
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Widen, Carl T.
Organizations
  • Austin Ethnic History Association (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Ethnic groups--Texas--Austin
  • Ethnicity--Texas--Austin
  • Folk festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.U.004
Dates: -
Creator: Goodman, Richard, 1949-2005
Persons
  • Goodman, Richard
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Levy, Mike
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Himmelblau, Betty J.
  • Mullen, Ron
  • Snell, Jimmy
  • Trevino, John
  • Deuser, Larry
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Wendler, Ed, Jr.
Organizations
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Traffic and Transportation Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Cable Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Environmental Board
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Rainey Street (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Ecology--Texas--Austin
  • Floods--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Electric utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Cable television--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
  • Motorboat racing--Texas--Austin
  • Public works--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Health--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

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.1997.007
Dates: -
Creator: Sheffield, Beverly
Persons
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Crenshaw, Roberta
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Henry, O.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Community Foundation
  • Save Barton Creek Association
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Deep Eddy Swimming Pool (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Salamanders--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2014.017
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Parks and Recreation Department
Persons
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Athletics
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Playgrounds
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2005.015
Dates: -
Creator: Goodman, Jackie
Persons
  • Goodman, Jackie
  • Garcia, Gustavo L.
  • Olivares, Jesus
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Music Network
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Community Television
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
  • Austin (Tex.). Traffic and Transportation Department
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Bull Creek (Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Holly Power Plant (Austin, Tex.)
  • Seaholm Power Plant
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental policy--Texas
  • Gentrification--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas--Austin
  • Power-plants--Remodeling for other use
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Political activity
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1993.019
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Parks and Recreation Department.
Persons
  • Giedraitis, John
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Treaty Oak (Austin, Tex.)
  • Historic trees--Texas
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site