Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.C.007
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Volunteer Fire Department
Persons
  • Ford, W. P.
  • Neyland, W. D.
  • Von Rosenberg, Ernst Johann
  • Woodward, Clarence L.
Organizations
  • Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Colorado Fire Company No. 2
  • East Austin Hose Company No. 4
  • Washington Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1
  • Tenth Ward Company No. 8
  • Protection Hose Fire Company No. 3
  • South Austin Fire Company No. 5
  • Hope Hook and Ladder Company, No. 2
  • North Austin Fire Company No. 6
  • West Austin Fire Company No. 7
  • Austin (Tex.). Volunteer Fire Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Fire departments--Texas--Austin
  • Volunteer fire departments--Texas--Austin
  • Volunteer fire fighters
  • Fire prevention
  • Engine companies--Texas--Austin
  • Fire departments--Officials and employees
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Portrait photography
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.H.004
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Council of Parent-Teacher Associations
Persons
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Gage, Winnie
  • Bonavita, Evelyn
  • Manning, Nancy
  • Everett, Leigh
  • Bessner, Ray
  • Cook, Karen
  • Williams, Karen
  • Moore, J. H.
  • Shivers, Allan
  • Shepperd, John Ben
Organizations
  • Austin City Council of Parent-Teachers
  • Austin Council of Parent-Teacher Associations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers
  • Junior League of Austin (Tex.)
  • Texans War on Drugs Committee
  • Austin School Improvement League
  • Council of Presidents
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Parents' and teachers' associations
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Michael L. Harris Papers

AR.M.012
Dates: -
Creator: Harris, Michael L.
Persons
  • Harris, Michael L.
  • Russell, Allen H.
  • Knebel, Edmund P.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Austin Baseball Club (Tex.)
  • Texas League
  • Austin Braves (Baseball team)
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • A.N. McCallum High School
  • Pan American Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Disch Field (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Minor league baseball--Texas
  • Baseball--Texas--History
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Campaign paraphernalia
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.) Office of Bicentennial Affairs Records

AR.N.006
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
Persons
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Texas--Centennial celebrations, etc.
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.1994.094
Dates: -
Creator: Hertzog, Martha
Persons
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Smith, C.B.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Wilson, Eddie
  • Urigas, Jose
  • Fowler, Gordon
  • Hertzog, Martha
Organizations
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • African Americans--Social conditions
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • Economic history--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.O.011
Dates: -
Creator: Friedman, Jeff, 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 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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.001
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Police Department
Persons
  • Laws, R. Beverly
  • Adams, Nathan
  • Ainsworth, Miller
  • Akers, Mavrick
  • Clark, Nancy
  • Collins, Rip
  • Eggeling, Alvin
  • Garrison, James
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Littlepage, James N.
  • Maddox, Francis Marion
  • Miles, R. A.
  • Miller, Tom
  • Moore, Naomi
  • Morris, W. J.
  • Russell, W. C.
  • Seaholm, Walter
  • Stevenson, Coke R. (Coke Robert)
  • Taylor, Robert
  • Thorp, R. D.
  • Valentine, R. J.
  • Voight, Ed
  • Walker, Fred L.
  • Wheless, Hewitt T.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Police--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Crime--Texas--Austin
  • Public welfare--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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

Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library Records

AR.Q.010
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Public Library
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Public Library
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Libraries--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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 (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