Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.H.052
Dates: -
Creator: Weed family; Aden family
Persons
  • Weed, Thurlow Brush
  • Weed, Thurlow Bobby, Jr.
  • Weed, Daisy Belle
  • Weed, Katherine Harriet
  • Weed, Osborne Waverly
  • Weed, Orella
  • Weed, Laura
  • Weed, Valentine Osborne
  • Weed, Agnes Irene Aden
  • Weed, Bella Brush
  • Weed, Austin Earl
  • Aden, Helen
  • Aden, Margaret
  • Aden, Eunice
  • Aden, Clarence M.
  • Aden, John Dunlap
Organizations
  • Lions International
  • Texas Embalmers Association
  • Girl Scouts of the United States of America
  • Scottish Rite (Masonic order)
  • New York University
  • Thurlow B. Weed Funeral Home
  • Weed and Rosengren Liverymen and Undertakers
  • Austin Girl Scout Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Lake Medina
Subjects
  • Undertakers and undertaking--Texas--Austin
  • Freemasons--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Girl Scouts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.N.008
Dates: -
Creator: Hamby Family; Harper Family; Pettway Family
Persons
  • Hamby, Alice
  • Hamby, Bob
  • Hamby, Carrie Mae
  • Hamby, Catherine Jane
  • Hamby, Frank
  • Hamby, James
  • Hamby, Lewis
  • Hamby, Lillian
  • Hamby, Minnie Jane
  • Hamby, Robert
  • Hamby, Virginia
  • Hamby, William
  • Hamby, William Robert
  • Harper, Henry W.
  • Lewis, Margaret Lynn
  • Pettway, Richard
  • Williams, K. T. Hamby
Organizations
  • American National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Millican and Hamby Insurance, Loans and Investments
  • United States. Army. Filipino Infantry Regiment, 1st
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • 4411 Red River Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • 1405 Whitis Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Baguio (Philippines)
  • Camp Bronson (Ill.)
  • Grapeland (Tex.)
  • Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Japan
  • Leyte Island (Philippines)
  • Seoul (Korea)
  • Pecos County (Tex.)
  • Manila (Philippines)
  • Stuttgart (Germany)
  • Waukegan (Ill.)
Subjects
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
  • Veterans--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

St. David's Episcopal Church Records

AR.Q.009
Dates: -
Creator: St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Caswell, William Thomas
  • Peel, Alice
  • Graham, Anita Laura Goeth
  • Page, Charles H., Jr.
Organizations
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religious life and customs
Subjects
  • Church
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin Symphony Orchestra Records

AR.R.006
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Symphony Orchestra
Persons
  • Rachlin, Ezra
  • Benny, Jack
Organizations
  • Austin Symphony Orchestra Society
  • Knights of Symphony
  • Symphony Square Committee
  • Women's Symphony League of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Symphony orchestras--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.U.002
Dates: -
Creator: Jessen family, Collett family
Persons
  • Jessen, Jeanette Collett
  • Jessen, Wolf Ernst
  • Collett, James Hamilton
  • Collett, Guy A.
  • Jessen, Ella Ilse
  • Adams, Mildred
  • Kenyon, W. Houston
  • Bernhardt, Sarah
  • Revalles, Flora
Organizations
  • Janet Collett School for Dance
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Open Forum Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Rotary Club of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and customs
Subjects
  • Dance--Study and teaching--Texas--Austin
  • Travelers--Diaries
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Brackenridge Hospital Records

AR.W.012
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Brackenridge Hospital
Persons
Organizations
  • Brackenridge Hospital
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Hospitals--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2009.043
Dates: -
Creator: Harris, August Watkins
Persons
  • Harris, August Watson
  • Harris, Loula
  • Giesecke, Bertram E.
  • Giesecke, Frederick Ernst
  • Campi, Ray
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Giesecke & Harris (Architectural firm)
  • Elgin-Butler Brick Company
  • Citizens State Bank
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Company 845 (Kirbyville, Tex.)
  • Preservation Austin
  • St. Mary's Cathedral School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas School for the Deaf
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • American Legion. Travis Post No. 76 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Norwood Tower (Austin, Tex.)
  • Govalle Fire Station
  • State Bar of Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Colorado County (Tex.)
  • Hidalgo County (Tex.)
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • Nueces County (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Williamson County (Tex.)
  • Lake Austin Boulevard 2201 1/2
Subjects
  • Architecture--Texas--Travis County
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Architectural firms--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
  • Segregation in education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2013.036
Dates: -
Creator: Texas. Department of Motor Vehicles
Persons
Organizations
  • Texas. Blind, Deaf, and Orphan School
  • Institute for Deaf, Dumb and Blind Colored Youths of the State of Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Children with disabilities--Education--Texas
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Historic sites--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin--History
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
Format
  • Architectural drawings
Access: Available on-site
AR.2013.029
Dates: -
Creator: McCree, Allen
Persons
  • McCree, Allen
Organizations
  • American Institute of Architects. Austin Chapter
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas
  • West Austin Neighborhood Group
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects
  • Architecture--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Paul Pressler Drawings and Records

AR.2010.024
Dates: -
Creator: Pressler, Paul
Persons
  • Pressler, Paul
Organizations
Places
Subjects
  • Architecture--Texas--Travis County
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
Format
  • Architectural drawings
Access: Available on-site