Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.C.001
Dates: 1842 - 1963
Creator: Collins family
Persons:
  • Collins, Edna
  • Collins, Henry Guest
  • McLeary, Kindred
  • Collins, Helena Gertrude Anderson
  • West, Rosina Guest Collins
  • Jessen, Harold Everett
  • Adams, Wayman
Organizations:
  • Texas School for the Blind
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Mural painting and decoration--Texas--Austin
  • Organ music
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
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AR.J.006
Dates: 1892 - 1905
Creator: Ney, Elisabet, 1833-1907
Persons:
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Montgomery, Edmund
Organizations:
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Texas Fine Arts Association (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Women sculptors--Texas
  • Sculptors--Texas
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
Access: Available on-site
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AR.Z.027
Dates: 1864 - 1999
Creator: Shepherd, Powell, 1939-1999
Persons:
  • Shepherd, Powell
  • Shepherd, Grace
  • Shepherd, Roger Sterling
  • Shepherd, Roger David
  • Manry, Joe Edgar
  • Brown, Dwane
  • Weyrich, Fred
  • Born, Frank
  • Cox, Michael
  • Eldredge, Letitia
  • McGaughey, Tina
  • Sage, Carole
  • Sage, Francis
  • Wigman, Mary
  • Braden, Kay Frances
  • Paddie, Dennis
  • White, Tom
  • Myers, M. Richard
Organizations:
  • University of Texas at Austin. Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • La Mama Theatre
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Leona (Tex.)
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Subjects:
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Dance--Study and Teaching
  • Dance--Production and direction
  • Creative writing
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Playwriting
  • Diaries
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Yearbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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AR.2015.033
Dates: 1986 - 2013
Creator: Durán, Fidencio, 1961-
Persons:
  • Duran, Fidencio
Organizations:
  • Austin Community College (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Commission on the Arts
  • Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Lockhart (Tex.)
  • Caldwell County (Tex.)
  • Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)
  • Zaragosa Park
  • Parque Zaragoza
Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Public Art--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American artists--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
Access: Available on-site
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AR.1991.027
Dates: 1914 - 2010
Creator: Austin Art League Groups I, III, and V
Persons:
  • Gebauer, Dorothy
  • Weller, Lucille Edgar
  • Thornhill, Mary Lib
Organizations:
  • Austin Art League
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Art history
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Yearbooks
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
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AR.2008.005
Dates: 1903 - 2011
Creator: Wong family
Persons:
  • Wong, R. C. (Rose Chin)
  • Wong, Fred
  • Wong, Mitchel
  • Flowers, Ellen Kay
  • Luther, Linda
Organizations:
  • New China Food Market
  • Tak Hom Foods (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Chelsea (Mass.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Asian Americans
  • Chinese Americans--Texas--History
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas--Austin
  • Groceries--Texas--Austin
  • Chinese American grocers
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
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AR.2016.025
Dates: 2000 - 2016
Creator: Wassenich, Red
Persons:
  • Wassenich, Red
  • Pavelka, Karen
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Travel
  • Congress Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Curiosities and wonders--Texas--Austin--Pictorial works
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Entertainers--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Music festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Popular culture--Texas--Austin
  • Public art--Texas--Austin
  • Sculpture--Texas--Austin
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Streets--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Creative works
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site
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AR.1998.002
Dates: 1952 - 1996
Creator: Bergquist, Kate and Carl
Persons:
  • Bergquist, Carl Oscar
  • Bergquist, Jone
  • Bergquist, Katherine
  • Forrest, Roz
Organizations:
  • Austin Ballet Theatre
  • Austin Public Library
  • Central Texas Gardener
  • Continental Industries
  • Ballet Concerto (Dance company : Fort Worth, Tex.)
  • Texas Methodist Student Movement
  • United Campus Ministries (Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Graphic arts
  • Women artists--Texas--Austin
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Certificates
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Drawings/sketches
Access: Available on-site
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AR.2017.022
Dates: 2007 - 2014
Creator: Smith, Cassie
Persons:
  • Del Bosque, Paul
  • Espitia, Gloria
  • Rodriquez, Matthew Briar
  • Salinas, Roen
  • Smith, Cassie
  • Zapata, Claudia
Organizations:
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.). Advisory Board
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Chicanos
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social life and customs
  • Mexican American arts
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
Access: Available on-site
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AR.2017.036
Dates: 1979 - 2011
Creator: Austin Creative Alliance
Persons:
  • Alvarado-Dykstra, Paul
  • Barfield, Heather
  • Bartholomee, Lowell
  • Bessy, Ron
  • Blumensaadt, Norman
  • Brooks, Dewy
  • Callener, Elizabeth
  • Carnes, Freddy
  • Colleen, Bonnie
  • Ebert, Rona
  • Edwards, Deborah
  • Esparza, Laura
  • Faires, Robert
  • George, Babs
  • Gray, Acia
  • Houston, Huey
  • Jambon, Karen
  • Kaiden, Tom
  • Lason, Jenny
  • Layton, Amy
  • Leffingwell, Lee
  • Long, Teresa Lozano
  • Nash, Rob
  • Nason, Bernadette
  • Reyes, Ruperto
  • Ruiz, Cookie Gregory
  • Taormina, Latifah
  • Taylor, Andrew
  • Underwood, Jennifer
  • Webster, Ken
  • Williams, Cyndi
  • Woodbury, Heather
  • Wynn, William
Organizations:
  • Austin Creative Alliance
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Austin Coalition of Children’s Theatre
  • AusTix
  • B. Iden Payne Awards Council
  • City of Austin
  • CreateAustin Cultural Committee
  • A Different Stage Production
  • Alley Theatre
  • Blue Theater
  • Bubble Mania
  • Capitol City Men’s Chorus
  • Capitol City Playhouse
  • Dougherty Arts Center
  • Express Theatre
  • Frontera at Hyde Park Theater (F@HPT)
  • Gilbert and Sullivan Society
  • Last* Chance Production
  • Live Oak Theatre
  • Live Oak Theatre. School of Acting
  • Mary Moody Northern Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • One Theatre Company
  • Palace Theater
  • Public Domain Theater Company
  • Physical Planet Theater
  • Rude Mechs (Theater company)
  • Teatro Libertad
  • Teatro Humanidad
  • University of Texas Austin. Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Vortex Repertory Company
  • Zachary Scott Theatre Center
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Community organization--Texas--Austin
  • Theater Programs
  • Theater--Texas--Austin--History
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Membership records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Subject/project files
  • Digital records
Access: Advance notice required
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