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.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

Bessie Lee Stretcher Gray Papers

AR.W.016
Dates: -
Creator: Gray, Bessie Lee Stretcher, 1879-1983
Persons
  • Gray, Bessie Lee Stretcher
Organizations
  • Austin Art League
  • Pathfinders (Organization)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2000.008
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Woman's Club
Persons
  • Smith, Sam J., Mrs
  • Long, W. R., Mrs
Organizations
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • Junior Austin Women's Club
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.039
Dates: -
Creator: Auld Lang Syne Luncheon Club
Persons
  • McSween, Elizabeth
Organizations
  • Auld Lang Syne Luncheon Club
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Maragine Geistweidt-Beaman Papers

AR.2014.031
Dates: -
Creator: Geistweidt-Beaman, Maragine
Persons
  • Geistweidt-Beaman, Maragine
  • Malec, Joe
Organizations
  • Austin Junior Forum
  • Hotel-Motel Greeters International
  • Executive Women International
  • Austin Resource Center for the Homeless
  • American YouthWorks
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2013.028
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Junior Forum
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Junior Forum
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Caswell House (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2013.013
Dates: -
Creator: Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Texian Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Hawkings, Lel Purcell
Organizations
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Texian Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
  • French Legation (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1849
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Historic sites--Texas
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2011.022
Dates: -
Creator: Grandmother's Delight Austin, Texas
Persons
  • Pitts, Mabel
  • Snyder, Suzanne Lindeman
  • Wagner, Barbara
Organizations
  • Grandmothers' Delight
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Grandmothers
  • Grandparenting
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Mary Padgett Papers

AR.2011.026
Dates: -
Creator: Padgett, Mary
Persons
  • Padgett, Mary
Organizations
  • Austin Symphony Orchestra
  • Women's Symphony League of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2009.044
Dates: -
Creator: Book Trailers Club (The)
Persons
Organizations
  • The Book Trailers Club
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site