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Archives and Manuscripts Index

Browse and search an inventory of the Austin History Center’s archival collections. Where appropriate, click on the collection title to view the collection finding aid (a detailed description of the collection) hosted by Texas Archival Resources Online. These links will open the description in a new browser window.

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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.B.007
Dates: -
Creator: Texas Swedish Pioneers Association
Persons
Organizations
  • Texas Swedish Pioneers Association
Places
  • Texas--Social life and customs
  • Sweden--Emigration and immigration--History
Subjects
  • Swedes--Texas
  • Swedish Americans--Societies, etc.
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

E. M. House Cornerstone Contents

AR.F.008
Creator: House, E. M.
Persons
  • House, Edward Mandell
  • House, Thomas William
  • House, Jaret
  • House, Loulie Hunter
  • House, Mona
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Barker, Anderson, and Taliaferro Family Papers

AR.G.004
Dates: -
Creator: Barker family; Anderson family; Taliaferro family
Persons
  • Barker, Ben M.
  • Anderson, Washington
  • Anderson, Mary Ann Glasscock
  • Taliaferro, Robert Hay
  • Glasscock, Stephen C.
  • Taliaferro, Lucile
Organizations
  • Texas Veteran Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--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
  • 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 (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