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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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If a finding aid is not available online, you are unable to find what you are searching for or access is listed “Advanced notice required” or “Some portions may require advance notice” contact AHC staff for more information. Contact Us by mail or by phone: 512-974-7480.

Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library Records

AR.Q.010
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). 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

Austin Symphony Orchestra Records

AR.R.006
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Symphony Orchestra
Persons
  • Rachlin, Ezra
  • Benny, Jack
Organizations
  • Austin Symphony Orchestra Society
  • Knights of Symphony
  • Symphony Square Committee
  • Women's Symphony League of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Symphony orchestras--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.W.002
Dates: -
Creator: Blodgett, Dorothy and Terrell
Persons
  • Barnett, Camille Cates
  • Blodgett, Dorothy
  • Blodgett, Terrell
  • Bush, George W.
  • Clements, William P.
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Shivers, Allan
  • White, Mark
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • National Municipal League
  • Theta Sigma Phi
  • Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Garland (Tex.)
  • Waco (Tex.)
Subjects
  • City Council members--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Garland
  • City managers--Texas--Waco
  • Governors--Texas--Biography
  • Legislators--Texas--Biography
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women journalists--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.W.009
Dates: -
Creator: Westwood Country Club
Persons
  • Fehr, Arthur
Organizations
  • Fehr and Granger (Architectural firm)
  • Westwood Country Club
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Country clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce Records

AR.2015.004
Dates: -
Creator: Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce
Persons
Organizations
  • Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Asian American business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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
AR.Z.036
Dates: -
Creator: Shipman, Sally, 1938-2007
Persons
  • Shipman, Sally
  • Carrasco, Jorge
  • Nofziger, Max
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Austin (Tex.). City Manager's Office
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
  • Public utility districts--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
  • Electric utilities--Rates
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site
AR.2001.018
Dates: -
Creator: Paramount Theater for Performing Arts
Persons
  • Root, Charles
  • Novy, Louis
  • Hoblitzelle, Carl
  • Bernardoni, John
Organizations
  • Interstate Theatre Corporation
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Motion picture theaters--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Charles A. Betts Papers

AR.2015.026
Dates: -
Creator: Betts, Charles
Persons
  • Betts, Charles A.
Organizations
  • Franklin Savings Association
  • Downtown Austin Alliance
  • Downtown Management Organization (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Regional-Urban Design Assistance Team
  • American Institute of Architects. Austin Chapter
  • Austin History Center Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Savings and loan associations--Texas--Austin
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Central business districts--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.030
Dates:
Creator: University of Texas Department of American Studies
Persons
  • Zumbrun, Janna
  • Chong, Alexis
  • Hoang, Elyse
  • Shetty, Divakar
  • Shetty, Shalini
  • Shetty, Pooja
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Velia
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Ramirez, Miguel
  • Vitek, Valasta
  • Coswell, Lee
  • Rosipal, Eileen
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • L Style G Style
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans
  • LGBTQ
  • Asian Americans
  • Railroads
  • Czech Americans--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Gay rights
  • Graffiti
  • Human trafficking
  • Indians of North America
  • Mexican American soldiers--Texas--History--20th century
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site