Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.1991.113
Dates: -
Creator: Bonar, Ave
Persons
  • Bennett, Paul
  • Bonar, Ave
  • Bridger, Bobby
  • Butler, Ernest
  • Butler, Sarah
  • Broyles, Sybil
  • Broyles, William, Jr.
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
  • Charles, Michael Ray
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Deming, David
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Durán, Fidencio
  • Dyson, Frank
  • Erickson, Roky
  • Ferris, Roy
  • Fidler, James C.
  • Flato, Malou
  • Gammon, Regan
  • Harte, Chris
  • Hay, Deborah
  • Henderson, Bitsy
  • Hightower, Jim
  • Hoffman, Jolynn
  • Keever, Jack Elton
  • King, Alfred
  • Knierim, Bruce
  • Lebermann, Lowell H., Jr.
  • Levy, Mike
  • Mallory, Sid
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Mackey, John
  • McKinnon, Mark
  • Miller, Barbara
  • Miller, Laurence D., III.
  • Nofziger, Max
  • Nunez, Renee
  • Oppel, Richard
  • Penn, Beverly
  • Phillip, Bobbitt
  • Priour, Damian
  • Selden, Bobbitt
  • Sager, Alan
  • Sargent, Ben
  • Siff, Ted
  • Smith, Milton T.
  • Taliaferro, John
  • Thomas, Rejina
  • Watson, John P.
  • Wittliff, William D.
Organizations
  • Town Lake Park Alliance
  • City of Austin
  • Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Places
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Bouldin Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin Museum of Art (Austin, Tex.)
  • Long Center (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Church
  • Dance
  • Groceries
  • Neighborhoods
  • Public schools
  • Restaurants
  • Television stations
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Art museums
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Z.004
Dates: -
Creator: Texas Fine Arts Association
Persons
  • McClendon, James Wooten
  • Weller, Lucille Edgar
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Driscoll, Clara
  • Dibrell, Ella Peyton Dancy
Organizations
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Texas Commission on the Arts and Humanities
  • Texas Fine Arts Commission
  • Austin Arts Council (Austin, Tex.)
  • Heritage Society of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin--Societies, etc.--History
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Z.027
Dates: -
Creator: Shepherd, Powell, 1939-1999
Persons
  • Shepherd, Powell
  • Shepherd, Grace
  • Shepherd, Roger Sterling
  • Shepherd, Roger David
  • Manry, Joe Edgar
  • Brown, Dwane
  • Weyrich, Fred
  • Born, Frank
  • Cox, Michael
  • Eldredge, Letitia
  • McGaughey, Tina
  • Sage, Carole
  • Sage, Francis
  • Wigman, Mary
  • Braden, Kay Frances
  • Paddie, Dennis
  • White, Tom
  • Myers, M. Richard
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin. Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • La Mama Theatre
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Leona (Tex.)
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Subjects
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Dance--Study and Teaching
  • Dance--Production and direction
  • Creative writing
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Playwriting
  • Diaries
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • 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

Austin (Tex.). City Council. Smoot Carl-Mitchell Records

AR.1991.055
Dates: -
Creator: Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Persons
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Social Policy Advisory Committee
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Energy
  • National League of Cities
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • City planning
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Floods
  • Social service--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management--Texas
  • Transportation
  • Roads
  • Electric utilities--Rates--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Public Works Department. Laguna Gloria Downtown Museum of Art Records

AR.2005.025
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Public Works Department
Persons
Organizations
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.2000.016
Dates:
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Anderson, Katherine Louise
  • Artz, Gus
  • Aten, W. C.
  • Bacon, Bob
  • Baylor, Carey
  • Bean, Jimmy
  • Clayton, Billy
  • Clements, William P.
  • Crow, Alvin
  • Delgado, Lydia
  • Delgado, Robert
  • Deming, David
  • Ely, Joe
  • Fidler, James C.
  • Gammage, Manny
  • Hall, Stanley
Organizations
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Folksville Ice Cream
  • St. Mary's Cathedral (Austin, Tex.)
  • Franzetti Grocery Company
  • First Methodist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • F. Weigl Iron Works
  • Avenue B Grocery
  • Scarbrough's
  • Varsity Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • State Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Threadgill's (Restaurant : Austin, Tex.)
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Austin (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Protest movements
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Celebrations
  • Banks and banking
  • Creeks
  • Dams
  • Hotels
  • Lakes
  • Motion picture theaters
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Streets
  • Photography--Exhibitions
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1996.022
Dates: -
Creator: Godwin, Robert
Persons
  • Godwin, Robert
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Richards, Ann
  • Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Palmer, Arnold
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Barrientos, Gonzalo
  • Carpenter, Liz
Organizations
  • Austin Citizen
  • Austin Homes and Gardens
  • Austin Country Club (Tex.)
  • Austin Opera
  • Austin Symphony Orchestra
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--History--Pictorial works
Subjects
  • Philanthropists--Texas--Austin
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1992.009
Dates: -
Creator: Barnstone, Robert, 1946-2008
Persons
  • Barnstone, Robert
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Dobbs House
  • Austin Civic Center
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Civic centers--Texas--Austin
  • Convention facilities--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Politics and government
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Racially mixed people
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site