Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.I.003
Dates: -
Creator: Goeth family; Etnyre family; Tips family
Persons
  • Etnyre, Henry Mentor
  • Etnyre, Caroline Goeth
  • Goeth, Ottilie Fuchs
  • Goeth, Adolph C.
  • Goeth, Julia Tips
  • Greear, Yvonne Etnyre
  • Hedspeth, Cullie
  • Posey, Frank W.
  • Scherding, Laura G. Tips
  • Schutze, Frances Julia Tips
  • Sweeney, Dennis
  • Sweeney, Kathryn
  • Tips, Edward Charles
  • Tips, Eugene
  • Tips, Frances Marie
  • Tips, Mary Jane Pearce
  • Tips, Walter E.
  • Tips, Walter H.
  • Von Heppeger, Anita Von Kramer
  • Von Kramer, Mona
  • Von Kramer, Frederick Carl
  • Von Kramer, Mary Elizabeth Tips
Organizations
  • Walter Tips Company
  • Tips Engine Works
  • Mrs. Huberick's School
  • American Historical Society
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States. Army. Air Corps
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Monterrey (Mexico)
  • Camp Waldemar (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Air pilots, Military--Training of
  • World War I
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Travel
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
Format
  • Art
  • 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.Q.002
Dates: -
Creator: Long, Walter Ewing, 1886-1973
Persons
  • Long, Walter Ewing
Organizations
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Austin
  • Texas Chamber of Commerce
  • Texas Manufacturing Association
  • Texas Centennial Committee
  • Texas Commercial Executives Association
  • Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
  • Colorado River (Tex.)
  • Penn Field (Austin, Tex.)
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture--Economic aspects--Texas--Travis County
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Industries--Texas--Austin
  • Labor supply--Texas--Austin
  • Roads--Design and construction
  • Anniversaries--Texas
  • Water-power--Texas
  • Dams--Texas
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Silk industry
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Tourism--Marketing
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.U.002
Dates: -
Creator: Jessen family; Collett family
Persons
  • Jessen, Jeanette Collett
  • Jessen, Wolf Ernst
  • Collett, James Hamilton
  • Collett, Guy A.
  • Jessen, Ella Ilse
  • Adams, Mildred
  • Kenyon, W. Houston
  • Bernhardt, Sarah
  • Revalles, Flora
Organizations
  • Janet Collett School for Dance
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Open Forum Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Rotary Club of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Dance--Study and teaching--Texas--Austin
  • Travelers--Diaries
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Coates and Werkenthin Families Papers

AR.2019.035
Dates: -
Creator: Coates family; Werkenthin family
Persons
  • Coates, Bill
  • Coates, Florence
  • Werkenthin, Clare
  • Werkenthin, Conrad
Organizations
  • The Coates Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Greeting cards
Format
  • Art
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

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

Laguna Gloria Museum Records

AR.Z.032
Dates: -
Creator: Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Persons
Organizations
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.2014.028
Dates: -
Creator: Martin, Michael, 1948-2014
Persons
  • Martin, Michael
  • Smith, Philip
  • Price, Toni
  • Vaughan, Stevie Ray
  • Barton, Lou Ann
  • Atkinson, Bob
  • Atkinson, Jerre
  • Fetherstone, Ken
Organizations
  • Enigma Media
  • PASE Video Inc.
  • Austin Chronicle
  • Club Chi-Wa-Wa
  • Fabulous Thunderbirds (Musical group)
  • LeRoi Brothers
  • Los Albino Geckos
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Music--Texas--Austin--History
  • Music videos
  • Music--Performance
Format
  • Audio
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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
AR.2004.030
Dates: -
Creator: International Women's Day Community Media Festival
Persons
Organizations
  • International Women's Day Community Media Festival
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Women in the mass media industry
  • International Women's Day
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site