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.C.003
Dates: -
Creator: Gardner, Charles W., 1877-1922; Gardner, Elizabeth Fromme
Persons
  • Bracewell, Searcy
  • Gardner, Charles W.
  • Cardner, Elizabeth Fromme
  • Graham, Anita Laura Goeth
Organizations
  • Austin Community Guidance Center
  • Austin Woman's Federated Club
  • Texas Society for Mental Hygiene
  • Tips Engine Works
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • St. Louis (Mo.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Mental health services--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Patents
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.H.008
Dates: -
Creator: Hart family
Persons
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Meriweather, Carrie
  • Hart, William de Normandie
  • Hart, James Hill
  • Hart, Nannie Strother Furman
  • Jagou, Helen Furman
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Hart, Katherine
Organizations
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Austin History Center
  • Daughters of the American Colonists
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Travis County (Tex.). Historic Landmarks Commision
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Mexico City
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Government--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • 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
  • 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

Newgent Family Papers

AR.J.010
Dates: -
Creator: Newgent family
Persons
  • Newgent, George A.
  • Newgent, Frances Virginia Foster
  • Newgent, Loula Mae
Organizations
  • First Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Woman's Federation
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • University of Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Nowotny Papers

AR.J.012
Dates: -
Creator: Nowotny
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Junior Woman's Forum
  • Austin Woman's Forum (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Fleece Philips Purnell Papers

AR.L.001
Dates: -
Creator: Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips, 1888-
Persons
  • Purnell, Leland Everett
  • Cunningham, LaNell Webb Purnell
  • Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips
  • Bracken, Edward R., Mrs
  • Philips, Blanche Bracken
  • Philips, John Hall
  • Webb, James Leland
Organizations
  • National Society, United Daughters of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Powell Papers

AR.M.006
Dates: -
Creator: Powell, Marian R.
Persons
  • Pennybacker, Percy V., Mrs.
  • Pennybacker, Anna J. Hardwicke
  • Powell, Marian R.
Organizations
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Maternal Health Clinic
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Texas
  • Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Birth control--Religious aspects
  • Family planning
  • Patriotic societies
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.N.002
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Shakespeare Club
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Shakespeare Club
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Housewives' League of Austin Records

AR.N.004
Dates: -
Creator: Housewives League of Austin
Persons
Organizations
  • Housewives League of Austin (U. S.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Food Supply
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Home economics
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site