Archives and Manuscripts Index

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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.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.W.002
Dates: -
Creator: Blodgett, Dorothy; Blodgett, Terrell
Persons
  • Barnett, Camille Cates
  • Blodgett, Dorothy
  • Blodgett, Terrell
  • Bush, George W.
  • Clements, William P.
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Shivers, Allan
  • White, Mark
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • National Municipal League
  • Theta Sigma Phi
  • Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Garland (Tex.)
  • Waco (Tex.)
Subjects
  • City Council members--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Garland
  • City managers--Texas--Waco
  • Governors--Texas--Biography
  • Legislators--Texas--Biography
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women journalists--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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.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