Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.Z.036
Dates: -
Creator: Shipman, Sally, 1938-2007
Persons
  • Shipman, Sally
  • Carrasco, Jorge
  • Nofziger, Max
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Austin (Tex.). City Manager's Office
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
  • Public utility districts--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
  • Electric utilities--Rates
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1994.093
Dates: -
Creator: League of Women Voters of the Austin Area (Tex.)
Persons
  • Ames, Jessie Daniel
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher
  • McCallum, Jane Y.
Organizations
  • League of Women Voters of Austin (Tex.)
  • League of Women Voters (U.S.)
  • Texas Equal Suffrage Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Government--Texas--Travis County
  • Local Government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Suffrage--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Political activity--Texas--Austin
  • Voting--Texas
  • Public Welfare--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal Government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2013.025
Dates: -
Creator: Kim, Jennifer
Persons
  • Kim, Jennifer
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Equity Commission
  • Austin Community Leadership Council (Tex.)
  • Austin Asian American Chamber of Commerce (Tex.)
  • Austin Asian American Employee Network (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Racially mixed people
  • Chinese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Korean Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Political Participation
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.014
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
Persons
  • Cope, J. S.
  • Haggard, W. E.
  • Helland, H. R.
  • Iredell, G. S.
  • Levander, C. G.
  • Metcalfe, Orin E.
  • Meunster, R. A.
  • Motheral, J. E.
  • Roundtree, S. Reuben, Jr.
  • Welborn, W. C.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Engineering Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects
  • Building Inspection
  • Public works--Texas--Austin
  • Streets--Texas--Austin
  • Sewage disposal--Texas--Austin
  • Drainage--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Cemeteries--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • 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
AR.2010.007
Dates: -
Creator: Overton, Volma
Persons
  • Overton, Volma
  • Overton, Warneta
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Austin Branch
  • Austin NAACP Federal Credit Union (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Boys Scouts of America. Troop 70 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas State Conference of the NAACP Branches
  • Oak Springs Elementary (Austin, Tex.). Campus Advisory Council
  • Texas Society to Abolish Capital Punishment
  • United States. Army Reserve
  • United States Postal Service
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Texas--Austin
  • African American students
  • School integration--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Ballroom dancing
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Social reformers
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Economic aspects
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in employment--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in public accommodations--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Stuart and Emma Long Papers

AR.2011.005
Creator: Long, Stuart, 1913-1977; Long, Emma Jackson
Persons
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Long, Stuart
Organizations
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Long News Service
  • Texas. Legislature
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Journalism--Texas
  • Political parties
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Newspaper publishing
  • News agencies
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2011.007
Dates: -
Creator: Long, Emma Jackson
Persons
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Long, Stuart
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
  • Civil Rights--United States
  • Transportation
  • Urban renewal
  • Local telephone service
  • Zoning
  • Wages--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2011.009
Dates: -
Creator: Williams, William T., Jr., 1908-1989
Persons
  • Williams, William T., Jr.
Organizations
  • City of Austin
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
  • Episcopal Church. Diocese of Texas
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • North Austin Lions Club
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Angleton (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Episcopal preaching (Episcopal Church)
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2009.060
Dates: -
Creator: Spaeth, Mark
Persons
  • Spaeth, Mark
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Waterloo Counseling Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Harlem Taxicab Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin Chicano Economic Development Corporation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Gays--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • LGBTQ people
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site