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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.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.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.2009.064
Dates: -
Creator: Benson family
Persons
  • Benson, Frances Byrd Bolton
  • Benson, Barbara Bolton
Organizations
  • Junior League of Austin (Tex.)
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Bachelors of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Debutante balls--Texas--Austin
  • Fashion shows--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2009.066
Dates: -
Creator: Jones, Hubert
Persons
  • Jones, Hubert
  • Alexander
  • Baker
  • Betram
  • Bowden
  • Davis
  • Dowau
  • Drue
  • Kirby
  • Kirk
  • Lancaster
  • Larubent
  • Lincoln
  • Long
  • Newsome
  • Nix
  • Robinson
  • Savage
  • Smith
  • Spence
  • Teagarten
  • Todd
  • Whitaker
Organizations
  • Austin House
  • Buckeye Barrell House Saloon
  • Charles Ohrndorf Grocery
  • Churchill Brothers Tinshop
  • City Drugs
  • Driskill Hotel
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Eastern Star
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • John Bremond and Company
  • Isaac Stein China Glass and Crockery
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bee County (Tex.)
  • Dallas County (Tex.)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Mexico
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Aeronautics--Airplanes
  • Animals
  • Boats and boating
  • Railroad bridges
  • Dams--Texas--Austin
  • Groceries
  • Public schools
  • Transportation
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2004.004
Dates: -
Creator: Town & Gown Club
Persons
  • Battle, William James
  • Bedichek, Roy
  • Click, L. L.
  • Dobie, J. Frank, (James Frank)
  • Hart, James Hill
  • Macdonald, Malcomb
  • McKinney, Chester
  • Ransom, Harry Hunt
  • Wilkinson, Alfred Earnest
  • Wissler, Gene
Organizations
  • Town and Gown Club
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Driskill Hotel
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Education
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin American Records

AR.1991.061
Dates: -
Creator: Austin American
Persons
  • Cressey, K. B.
  • Sevier, H. H.
  • Smoot, A. G.
  • Johnson, J. F.
  • Page, Harvey L.
  • Marwick, Mitchell
Organizations
  • Austin American
  • Peat & Co.
  • American Publishing Company
  • Driskill Hotel
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Real property
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2000.016
Dates:
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Anderson, Katherine Louise
  • Artz, Gus
  • Aten, W. C.
  • Bacon, Bob
  • Baylor, Carey
  • Bean, Jimmy
  • Clayton, Billy
  • Clements, William P.
  • Crow, Alvin
  • Delgado, Lydia
  • Delgado, Robert
  • Deming, David
  • Ely, Joe
  • Fidler, James C.
  • Gammage, Manny
  • Hall, Stanley
Organizations
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Folksville Ice Cream
  • St. Mary's Cathedral (Austin, Tex.)
  • Franzetti Grocery Company
  • First Methodist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • F. Weigl Iron Works
  • Avenue B Grocery
  • Scarbrough's
  • Varsity Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • State Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Threadgill's (Restaurant : Austin, Tex.)
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Austin (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Protest movements
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Celebrations
  • Banks and banking
  • Creeks
  • Dams
  • Hotels
  • Lakes
  • Motion picture theaters
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Streets
  • Photography--Exhibitions
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site

Driskill Hotel Scrapbook

AR.1994.017
Creator: Driskill Hotel
Persons
Organizations
  • Driskill Hotel
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Hotels--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1992.017
Dates: -
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
Organizations
  • Tamale House (Restaurant)
  • El Arroyo (Restaurant)
  • The Avenue
  • El Azteca
  • Arriba Fajita!
  • Austin Land & Cattle Company
  • Abel Moses Bar and Grill
  • Apple Annies (Austin, Tex.)
  • Athenian Grill (Restaurant)
  • Aljons Pizzeria
  • Alpenhof Steak Haus
  • Austin Java Co
  • Azul Tequila
  • Avalon Dinner Club
  • A.C. Foods
  • Austin's Courtyard
  • Antone's Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Anchor Steak House (Austin, Tex.)
  • Balboa Café
  • The Brass Rail
  • Buck's Varsity Grill
  • Bailey's (Restaurant)
  • Buffalo Grille
  • Bess Bistro
  • Bellagio Italian Bistro
  • Bistrolli's Coffee & Cuisine
  • Botanita's Mexican Restaurante
  • BB's Mexican Café
  • The Black-eyed Pea
  • The Bakehouse Restaurant
  • Blue Bayou
  • Burger Bank
  • Biskets N' Briskets
  • Blimpie
  • Bert's Bar-B-Q
  • Back Forty (Restaurant)
  • Bag of Chicken (Restaurant)
  • Bossa Nova
  • Burma Bliss Chicken Shack
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Hoover's Cooking
  • Katz's
  • Kerby Lane
  • Joe's Bakery
  • The Lamar (Restaurant)
  • Don Limons
  • Lung's Cocina del Sur
  • Lung's Chinese Kitchen
  • Matt's El Rancho
  • Milam Cafeteria
  • Mother's Café & Garden
  • Night Hawk Resturant
  • Old Seville
  • Pigs Stands Co.
  • Le Reyna
  • The Tavern
  • Tally-Ho Waffle Shop
  • Threadgill's (Restaurant : Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Chili Parlor
  • Uncle Van's Pancake House
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin--Commerce
Subjects
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Menus--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

George W. Littlefield Papers

AR.1992.021
Dates: -
Creator: Littlefield, George W.
Persons
  • Littlefield, George W.
Organizations
  • Driskill Hotel
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Hotels--Texas--Austin
  • Wills
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site