Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.A.007
Dates: -
Creator: Bybee, Ruth, -1969; Bybee, Hal
Persons
  • Bybee, Ruth Woolery
  • Bybee, Halbert Pleasant
  • Edgar, James Winfred
  • Keuhne, H. F.
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
  • Curtis, Corneil G.
Organizations
  • Austin Community Chest
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.). Board of Trustees
  • YWCA Greater Austin (Tex.)
  • Community Council of Austin and Travis County
  • Jessen and Jessen
  • Fehr and Granger (Architectural firm)
  • Giesecke & Harris (Architectural firm)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Public schools--Administration
  • Civic leaders
  • Charities--Texas--Austin
  • Education
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Public welfare--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.G.003
Dates: -
Creator: United States Works Projects Administration, Texas District No. 9
Persons
Organizations
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Work Projects Administration. Texas District No. 9
  • Texas Historical Records Survey
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Blackshear Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • West Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Church
  • Federal aid to community development--Texas--Austin
  • Archival surveys--Texas
  • African American students
  • Depressions--1929--Texas
  • Mexican American students--Texas--Austin
  • Public service employment--Texas
  • Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--History
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2003.026
Dates: -
Creator: Flores, Jose, 1941-
Persons
  • Flores, Jose
Organizations
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Barrington Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Metz Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public Schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education, Bilingual
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1994.094
Dates: -
Creator: Hartzog, 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.Q.014
Dates: -
Creator: Passon, Wesley H., 1864-1933
Persons
  • Passon, Wesley H.
  • Polk, P. N.
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
  • Washington, M. M.
  • Pierce, L. E.
  • White, Mary
  • Ewing, Mildred
  • Anderson, L. C. (Laurine Cecil)
  • Jones, Edna L.
Organizations
  • West Austin School Club
  • West Austin School (Tex.)
  • Olive Street School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Clarksville School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin--History
  • African American teachers--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

KVUE News Films

AR.R.010
Dates: -
Creator: KVUE News
Persons
  • Foster, Tolbert
Organizations
  • KVUE (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Texas. Legislature
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Television broadcasting of news--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Advance notice required

Austin (Tex.). City Council. Lee Cooke Records

AR.S.018
Dates: -
Creator: Cooke, Lee, 1944-
Persons
  • Cooke, Lee
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Urban Transportation Department
  • Brackenridge Hospital
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • Power resources--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

United Fund of Austin and Travis County Records

AR.U.001
Dates: -
Creator: United Fund of Austin and Travis County
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Community Chest
  • United Fund of Austin and Travis County
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Charities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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 (Austin, 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
  • 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
AR.W.001
Dates: -
Creator: Hamilton, Elizabeth Irene Wentworth, 1920-1999
Persons
  • Hamilton, Elizabeth Irene Wentworth
  • Hamilton, Edward Rhodes
  • Schmidt, May Irene Hamilton
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Nofziger, Max
  • Andrade, Erasmo Wilivaldo
  • Richards, Ann
Organizations
  • Mathews Community School
  • Maplewood Community School Advisory Council
  • Brooke Community School
  • Rosedale/Brykerwoods Community Schools
  • Clarksville/West End Jazz & Arts Festival
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.). Jail Overcrowding Task Force
  • Austin/Travis County Senior Luncheon Program
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (U.S.)
  • Stimulating the Neighborhood Action Process
  • Community Education Consortium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Community Education Association
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Community schools--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Jails--Overcrowding--Texas--Travis County
  • Alternatives to imprisonment--Texas--Travis County
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Travis County
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site