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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.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.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
AR.1998.003
Dates: -
Creator: Heritage Society of Austin
Persons
  • Adams, Margaret Boroughs
  • Albright, Mary Margaret
  • Hart, Katherin
  • Mayo, Elaine
  • Tanner, Sue McBee
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Historic Landmark Commission
  • Austin History Center
  • Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (Austin, Tex.)
  • Preservation Austin
  • Texas Historical Commission
  • W.H. Passon Historical Society
  • Old Bakery and Emporium Guild
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Neill-Cochran House (Austin, Tex.)
  • O. Henry Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Historical markers
  • City planning
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Church buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Hotels--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2014.003
Dates: -
Creator: Kane, George H.
Persons
  • Kane, George H.
  • Franklin, Jim
  • Awn, Kerry
  • Priest, Micael
  • Jacobson, Nels
  • Jagmo
  • Gonzalez, Henry
  • Austin, Jason
  • Hardy, Lyman
  • Juke, Guy
  • Perkins, Billy
  • Mohrmann, Chris
  • Kane, George H.
  • Mohrmann, Chris
  • Jeffers, Bill
  • Hardy, Lyman
  • Ray, Paul
  • Garrett, Danny
  • Lovett, Lyle
  • Fleetwood, Mick
  • Johnston, Daniel
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • Treasured Tracs & Images (Austin, Tex.)
  • Waterloo Ice House (Austin, Tex.)
  • Soap Creek Saloon (Austin, Tex.)
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • Momo's (Austin, Tex.)
  • The Broken Spoke (Austin, Tex.)
  • Beerland (Austin, Tex.)
  • The Backyard (Austin, Tex.)
  • Saxon Pub (Austin, Tex.)
  • Room 710 (Austin, Tex.)
  • The Backroom (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hole in the Wall (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Union
  • Cactus Café (Austin, Tex.)
  • Frank Erwin Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mango's (Austin, Tex.)
  • Antone's Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Continental Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Emo's (Austin, Tex.)
  • Liberty Lunch (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lucy's (Austin, Tex.)
  • La Zona Rosa
  • Austin Music Hall (Austin, Tex.)
  • Stubb's BBQ (Austin, Tex.)
  • Babes (Austin, Tex.)
  • Steamboat (Austin, Tex.)
  • Black Cat Lounge (Austin, Tex.)
  • The Mercury (Austin, Tex.)
  • Continental Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Ritz Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Empanada Parlour (Austin, Tex.)
  • Red Eye Fly (Austin, Tex.)
  • Flamingo Cantina
  • The Electric Lounge (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lovejoy's (Austin, Tex.)
  • Pocket Fishrman (Musical group)
  • Beto y Los Fairlanes (Musical group)
  • South by Southwest Music and Media Conference
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin Community College (Austin, Tex.)
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mary Moody Northern Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects
  • Posters, American--21st Century
  • Posters, American--20th century
  • Rock music--Posters
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2013.023
Dates:
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Acosta, Belinda
  • Acosta, Teresa Paloma
  • Arismendi, Connie
  • Avellan, Elizabeth
  • Avila, Paula (Pauline Robles)
  • Barrientos, Emma S.
  • Bravo, Maria Antonita "Toni"
  • Cabello, Myrna
  • Camacho, Darlene
  • Campos, Olga
  • Canales-Zarate, Eyna
  • Canchola, Maria
  • Canino, Edna E.
  • Cantú, Micaela Acosta
  • Carlin, Elvira Hernadez
  • Castillo, Josefina M.
  • Castro, Helen Fuentes
  • Cavazos, Perla
  • Comstock, Nora De Hugos
  • Cotera, Martha
  • Cuellar, Olga
  • Davila-Polanco, Rachel Mary
  • De La Garza, Beatriz Eugenia
  • de la Llata, Nilda
  • Delgado, Neomi
  • Fincher, Beatrice Gonzalez
  • Flores, Maria Luisa "Lulu"
  • Galindo, Emma
  • Galindo, Josefa
  • Garcia, Daisy Wanda
  • García, Marina González
  • Gil, Julia Carlin
  • Gomez, Margeret Juarez
  • Gonzales, Irene
  • Gonzalez, Erika
  • Gonzalez, Mona
  • Gonzalez, Nivia
  • Guerrero, Lena
  • Guzman, Gloria
  • Herrera, Aurora "Dora" Cepeda
  • Irizarry-Crockett, Linda Consuelo
  • Martinez, Janie Gaitan
  • Mendez, Consuelo Herrera
  • Mendoza, Rosa Elena
  • Munos, Laura Ann Rangel
  • Nava, Pilar Luna
  • Orozco, Aurora Estrada
  • Orozco, Sylvia
  • Perez, Wilma
  • Quintanilla, Cat
  • Rabago, Maria Teresa
  • Ramos-Salas, Maria Inez
  • Reyes, JuAnn Carreon
  • Reyes, Rose
  • Reyes, Sara Quintanilla
  • Rocha, Josefina L.
  • Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
  • Rosales, Danielle
  • Rosales, Mary Delphine Caline
  • Saldaña, Anna Maria
  • Salinas, Josefa Valdez
  • Salinas, Maria
  • Sandoval, Refugia
  • Sifuetes, Delia Herrera Garcia de
  • Sing, Francisca Moreno
  • Tellez, Nellie Perez
  • Thompson, Janis Guerrero
  • Tijerina, Juanita
  • Valenzuela, LiLiana
  • Vasquez, Melba
  • Vasquez, Peggy
  • Welch, Mary Vasques
  • Wilson, Liliana
  • Zamadripa, Josefina
  • Zamarripa, Hermelinda
  • Zamarripa, Rosa
  • Zamora, Herlinda
  • Zapata, Clemencia
Organizations
  • Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders
  • Austin History Center
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
  • Benson Latin American Collection
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Exhibitions
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Latinas--Texas--Austin
  • Chicanas
  • Mexican American women
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--History
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2010.007
Dates: -
Creator: Overton, Volma
Persons
  • Overton, Volma
  • Overton, Warneta
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Austin Branch
  • Austin NAACP Federal Credit Union (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Boys Scouts of America. Troop 70 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas State Conference of the NAACP Branches
  • Oak Springs Elementary (Austin, Tex.). Campus Advisory Council
  • Texas Society to Abolish Capital Punishment
  • United States. Army Reserve
  • United States Postal Service
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Texas--Austin
  • African American students
  • School integration--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Ballroom dancing
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Social reformers
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Economic aspects
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in employment--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in public accommodations--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2010.016
Dates: -
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Aleman, Arturo López
  • Almanza, Susana
  • Andrade, Erasmo Wilivaldo
  • Arellano, Dan
  • Barrientos, Gonzalo
  • Bernal, Joe
  • Camacho, Danny
  • Camacho, Lorraine
  • Camacho-Rosales, Darlene
  • Cárdenas, Arthur G.
  • Castaneda, Carlos E.
  • Cepeda, Eustasio
  • Cotera, Juan Estanislao
  • Cotera, Martha
  • Cruz, Mario J.
  • Davila, Daniel
  • Degollado, Johnny
  • Donley, Manuel
  • Durán, Fidencio
  • Escovedo, Alejandro
  • Estrada, Fidel
  • Fuentes, Santos Acosta
  • Galindo, Emma
  • Galindo, Ramon
  • Garcia, Alberto Gonzalo
  • Garcia, Eva Carrillo de
  • Garcia, Gustavo L.
  • Garza, Gonzalo N.
  • Gonzalez, Raul
  • Guedea, Tom
  • Guerra, Jorge Durrón
  • Leos, Violet
  • Lozano, Roy
  • Luna, Valentino
  • Mendez, Rodolfo
  • Mojica, Joel C.
  • Moreno, Gloria Helen
  • Moreno, Paul
  • Moya, Richard
  • Nuñez, Nomeli P.
  • Orozco, Sylvia
  • Paredes, Americo
  • Peña, Elizabeth D.
  • Pennington, Gloria Mata
  • Ramos, Ruben
  • Simon, Margarita
  • Soto, Ishmel Herrera
  • Treviño, John
  • Valdez, Doyle A.
  • Valdez, Raul
  • Vasquez, John
  • Zamora, Emilio
Organizations
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin History Center
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos
  • Latinx
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2009.005
Dates: -
Creator: Smith, Hank Todd
Persons
  • Smith, Hank Todd
Organizations
  • American Institute of Architects. Austin Chapter
  • Austin History Center
  • Black Atkinson Vernooy (Firm)
  • Barnes Landes Goodman & Youngblood Architects
  • Brooks, Barr, Graeber and White, Inc
  • C.H. Page and Son (Austin, Tex.)
  • Holt + Fatter + Scott
  • Kinney Kaler Sanders & Crews
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects
  • Architecture--Texas--Austin--History
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Anniversaries--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2006.024
Dates: -
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • KLRU (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin. Humanities Institute
  • YNN (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Biography
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Travis County (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Documentary films--Competitions
  • Local history
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

White Cadillac Papers

AR.2006.015
Dates:
Creator: White Cadillac
Persons
  • Soy, Sue
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site