Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.A.002
Dates: -
Creator: Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland, 1831-1926
Persons
  • Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland
  • Blandford, Rebecca J. Fisher
  • Davis, Pearl Calhoun
  • Gilleland, Johnstone
  • Gilleland, Mary Barbour
  • Gilleland, William McCalla
  • Fisher, Orceneth
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Little, Henry Morrow
  • Little, Fannie Blanford
  • Graf, Clara Sue
  • Neff, Pat Morris
  • Highsmith, B. F.
  • Noble, Fannie Fisher
  • Noble, Franklin M.
Organizations
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Philadelphia (Penn.)
  • Refugio County (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Indians of North America--Texas
  • Native Americans
  • Missionaries
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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 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
AR.H.006
Dates: -
Creator: Cloud, Mary Kennerly
Persons
  • Cloud, Mary Kennerly
  • Cloud, John Wurts, Sr.
  • Cloud, Frederick
  • Cloud, Francis Allen
Organizations
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Republic of Texas Museum
  • Royal Literary Society
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Patriotic societies
  • Museums
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.H.024
Dates: -
Creator: Hirshfeld, Henry, 1834-1911
Persons
  • Hirshfeld, Henry
  • Hirshfeld, Jennie Melasky
  • Hirshfeld, Morris
  • Hirshfeld, Caroline
  • Hirshfeld, Laura
  • Hirshfeld, Samuel
  • Hirshfeld, Jacob
  • Bernheim, Leila Hirshfeld
  • Bernheim, Henry Hirshfeld
  • Hanna, Marie Hirshfeld Bernheim
  • Frees, Rosa Hirshfeld
  • Free, William Jacob
  • Frees, Miriam Hirshfeld
  • Porter, Athol Estes
Organizations
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Driskill Hotel
  • B. Melasky & Son (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hirshfeld, Gratz & Company
  • Hirshfeld and Anderson (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hood Seminary (Austin, Tex.)
  • Miss Numbers School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Richardson Academy
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Congress Avenue 608 (Austin, Tex.)
  • 9th Street W. 303
  • 9th Street W. 305 (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History
Subjects
  • American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
  • German Americans--Social life and customs
  • Jews--Texas
  • Women--Social life and customs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Freemasons
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Abstracts of title--Texas--Austin
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Judaism--Texas--Austin--Customs and practices
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Private schools
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Naturalization records
  • Immigrants--Texas--History
  • World War I
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War II
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Real property
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.H.052
Dates: -
Creator: Weed family; Aden family
Persons
  • Weed, Thurlow Brush
  • Weed, Thurlow Bobby, Jr.
  • Weed, Daisy Belle
  • Weed, Katherine Harriet
  • Weed, Osborne Waverly
  • Weed, Orella
  • Weed, Laura
  • Weed, Valentine Osborne
  • Weed, Agnes Irene Aden
  • Weed, Bella Brush
  • Weed, Austin Earl
  • Aden, Helen
  • Aden, Margaret
  • Aden, Eunice
  • Aden, Clarence M.
  • Aden, John Dunlap
Organizations
  • Lions International
  • Texas Embalmers Association
  • Girl Scouts of the United States of America
  • Scottish Rite (Masonic order)
  • New York University
  • Thurlow B. Weed Funeral Home
  • Weed and Rosengren Liverymen and Undertakers
  • Austin Girl Scout Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Lake Medina
Subjects
  • Undertakers and undertaking--Texas--Austin
  • Freemasons--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Girl Scouts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.I.001
Dates: -
Creator: Shelton, John E. Jr.
Persons
  • Shelton, John E., Jr.
  • Shelton, Kathryn Cavett
  • Greer, Emily Catherine Johnson
  • Greer, William Henry
  • Johnson, Catherine Hyde
  • Johnson, Thomas Jefferson
  • Shelton, John Elbert
  • Shelton, Willie Idela Greer
  • Williams, Elizabeth Ellen Johnson
Organizations
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 8th
  • Texas. National Guard
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Johnson Institute (Travis County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hays County (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.I.009
Dates: -
Creator: Maerki family; Sterzing family
Persons
  • Maerki-Sterzing, Minna Mae
  • Maerki, Henry
  • Maerki, Lillie Otting
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Sterzing, Carl, Sr.
Organizations
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.). Parent-Teacher Association
  • Austin Teachers Association
  • University of Texas
  • Delaware and Hudson Railway Company
  • Free Society Association
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Maerki Baking Company
  • Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • Windisch (Switzerland)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Bakers
  • Bakeries
  • Railroads
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War II
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Home economics--Study and teaching
  • Cooking--Texas
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.M.003
Dates: -
Creator: Houston, Mary Josephine, 1875-1974
Persons
  • Houston, Mary Josephine
  • Slaughter, James Marshall
  • Slaughter, Heady Cheatham
  • Morris, Carrie May Holleman
  • Kennedy, Ruth
  • Bowden, Malvin George
  • Slaughter, Emma Howard Potts Houston
  • Morris, Laura
  • Morris, John
  • Morris, David
  • Morris, Peter
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha State Organization (Tex.)
  • National Retired Teachers Association
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Order of the Eastern Star
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Music
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

William Thomas Caswell Papers

AR.N.005
Dates: -
Creator: Caswell family
Persons
  • Caswell, William Thomas
  • Caswell, Vivian Brenizer
  • Hogg, Ima
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Caswell (William T.) House
  • 1502 West Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Parker and Shudde Families Papers

AR.P.010
Dates: -
Creator: Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker, 1895-
Persons
  • Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker
  • Shudde, Louis O.
  • Parker, Lila Anne
  • Parker, Richard Denny
  • Parker, William
  • Clement, Frank
  • Parker, Richard Clement
  • Parker, David Connell
  • Parker, Daniel
  • Woolverton, Alice Maxwell
Organizations
  • Austin Genealogical Society
  • Austin Poetry Society (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Thankful Hubbard Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • University Christian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Patriotic societies
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site