Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.I.006
Dates: -
Creator: Sheffield, Wilhelmine
Persons
  • Sheffield, Wilhelmine Boes
  • McCain, W. Ross
  • Page, Charles H., Sr.
  • Stabbins, Harry
  • White, Robert Leon
  • Kuehne, Hugo Franz
  • Small, Roger Q.
  • Thomas, Roy L.
  • Wilson, Glen
  • Smith, Olin
  • Caswell, William Thomas
  • Hamilton, Morgan
  • Millican, North
Organizations
  • Millican & Hamby (Austin, Tex.)
  • National Association of Real Estate Boards
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • South Austin (Tex.)
  • Westfield Addition (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis Heights (Austin, Tex.)
  • Bryker Woods (Austin, Tex.)
  • Aldridge Place (Austin, Tex.)
  • Enfield (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Real estate business--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Gethsemane Lutheran Church Committee Records

AR.M.013
Dates: -
Creator: Gethsemane Luthern Church Committee
Persons
  • Becker, Pauline
Organizations
  • Gethsemane Lutheran Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religious life and customs
Subjects
  • Church buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Lutheran Church--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Reed and Southerland Families Papers

AR.R.014
Dates: -
Creator: Reed family; Southerland family
Persons
  • Reed, John Robb
  • Southerland, Jean Teresa Reed
  • Southerland, Louis Feno
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Schniederjan, Anne Stedman (Duncan)
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Thomas, Roy L.
Organizations
  • J. R. Reed Music Company
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Howson Public Library
  • Austin (Tex.). Art in Public Places
Places
  • Hopi Trail 2201(Austin, Tex.)
  • 22nd Street W. 715 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Ken Hafertepe Papers

AR.Z.029
Creator: Hafertepe, Ken
Persons
  • Cook, Abner Hugh
  • Saligny, Alphonse Dubois de
Organizations
  • French Legation (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Texas--Foreign relations--France
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects
  • Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Ina Ray Smith Papers

AR.Z.035
Dates: -
Creator: Smith, Ina Ray, 1912-1994
Persons
  • Smith, Ina Ray
  • Smith, Ina Donlavey
  • Smith, Van Mitchell
  • Smith, Van Mitchell, Jr.
  • Koock, Mary Faulk
Organizations
  • Austin Heritage Foundation
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Glastron Boat Company
  • Austin (Tex.). Historic Landmark Commission
  • International Business Machines Corporation
  • John Roberts Inc.
  • KTBC-TV (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
  • Steck-Warlick Company
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • Talents Unlimited
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
  • Congress Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
Subjects
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Public relations--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Travel
  • Local history--Research
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.009
Dates: -
Creator: Beinecke, Bridgette
Persons
  • Beinecke, Bridgette
Organizations
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Old West Austin Neighborhood Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects
  • Architecture--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood planning--Texas--Austin
  • Sustainable buildings--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2001.018
Dates: -
Creator: Paramount Theater for Performing Arts
Persons
  • Root, Charles
  • Novy, Louis
  • Hoblitzelle, Carl
  • Bernardoni, John
Organizations
  • Interstate Theatre Corporation
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Motion picture theaters--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2015.023
Dates: -
Creator: Ashworth family
Persons
  • Ashworth, Mae Grote
Organizations
  • Austin Housing Authority
  • United States Housing Authority
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Public housing--Texas--Austin
  • Low-income housing--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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.1998.003
Dates: -
Creator: Heritage Society of Austin
Persons
  • Adams, Margaret Boroughs
  • Albright, Mary Margaret
  • Hart, Katherin
  • Mayo, Elaine
  • Tanner, Sue McBee
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Historic Landmark Commission
  • Austin History Center
  • Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (Austin, Tex.)
  • Preservation Austin
  • Texas Historical Commission
  • W.H. Passon Historical Society
  • Old Bakery and Emporium Guild
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Neill-Cochran House (Austin, Tex.)
  • O. Henry Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Historical markers
  • City planning
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Church buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Hotels--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site