Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Payne Family Papers

AR.A.024
Creator: Payne family
Persons
  • Payne, Leonidas Warren, Jr.
  • Payne, Susie Bledsoe
  • Payne, Bledsoe
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Football
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Brooks and Harrison Families Papers

AR.F.005
Dates: -
Creator: Brooks family; Harrison family
Persons
  • Brooks, Grace Sinclair Harrison
  • Brooks, Victor Lee
  • Brooks, Henry Harrison
  • Harrison, Alice Hollingsworth
  • Harrison, Richard Sinclair
  • Harrison, Henry Douglas
  • Harrison, Alice S.
  • Harrison, William Lawrence
  • Brooks, Victor Lee, Jr.
Organizations
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • State of Texas
  • First Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.F.009
Dates: -
Creator: University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Ashley, Marshel
  • Horn, Jeff L.
  • LaGrone, Herbert F.
  • Nelson, I. I.
  • Pittinger, B. F.
  • Stepan, Joe R.
Organizations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public Schools--Texas--Austin
  • School districts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

John Robert Williams Texana Collection

AR.H.007
Dates: -
Creator: Williams, John Robert
Persons
  • Williams, James Robert
  • Dienst, Alexander
  • McCall, John David
  • Pearce, James Edwin
  • Swisher, John Milton
  • Pease, E. M. (Elisha Marshall)
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • Nalle, Oida Ferguson
  • Armijo, Manuel
  • DeGress, Jacob C.
  • DeMorse, Charles
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney
Organizations
  • Texas. State Department of Education
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas. Supreme Court
  • University of Texas
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Texas Co-operative Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Army
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Waco, (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Voting--Texas
  • Taxation
  • Governors
  • Postal service
  • American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
  • Legal briefs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.N.008
Dates: -
Creator: Hamby Family; Harper Family; Pettway Family
Persons
  • Hamby, Alice
  • Hamby, Bob
  • Hamby, Carrie Mae
  • Hamby, Catherine Jane
  • Hamby, Frank
  • Hamby, James
  • Hamby, Lewis
  • Hamby, Lillian
  • Hamby, Minnie Jane
  • Hamby, Robert
  • Hamby, Virginia
  • Hamby, William
  • Hamby, William Robert
  • Harper, Henry W.
  • Lewis, Margaret Lynn
  • Pettway, Richard
  • Williams, K. T. Hamby
Organizations
  • American National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Millican and Hamby Insurance, Loans and Investments
  • United States. Army. Filipino Infantry Regiment, 1st
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • 4411 Red River Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • 1405 Whitis Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Baguio (Philippines)
  • Camp Bronson (Ill.)
  • Grapeland (Tex.)
  • Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Japan
  • Leyte Island (Philippines)
  • Seoul (Korea)
  • Pecos County (Tex.)
  • Manila (Philippines)
  • Stuttgart (Germany)
  • Waukegan (Ill.)
Subjects
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
  • Veterans--Texas--Austin
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War (1939-1945)
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2014.050
Dates: -
Creator: White, Robert Leon and Viola Belle Baker
Persons
  • White, Robert Leon
  • White, Viola Baker
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Lorrain Street 1503 (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Architecture--Texas--Austin
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.S.008
Dates: -
Creator: Stayton, Robert W., Jr., 1886-1963
Persons
  • Stayton, Robert Weldon, Sr.
  • Stayton, Robert Weldon
  • Stayton, Jennie Vineyard
  • Stayton, Annie Robertson
  • Stayton, John W.
  • Stayton, Annie Louise
  • Stayton, George Kleberg
  • Stayton, Hallie Bremond
  • Evans, Nellie Robertson
  • Evans, George
  • Evans, A. D. (Druce)
  • Robertson, Randolph
  • Robertson, Richard
Organizations
  • Texas Bar Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States Civil Service Commission. Board of Legal Examiners
  • Texas Law Review Association
  • Kleberg & Stayton
  • University of Texas. School of Law
  • Texas Law Review Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Corpus Christi (Tex.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas
  • Courts--Texas
  • Civil procedure--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • Practice of law--Texas--History
  • Law--Study and teaching
  • Professional associations
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.X.003
Dates: -
Creator: Neal Spelce Communications
Persons
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Neal Spelce Communications
  • Franklin Savings Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Advertising--Texas--Austin
  • Public opinion--Texas--Austin
  • News agencies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Cecil Bernard Smith Papers

AR.X.004
Dates: -
Creator: Smith, Cecil Bernard
Persons
  • Webb, Walter Prescott
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. War Production Board
  • Greater Austin Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Mexico
Subjects
  • International relations--History
Format
  • 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 people
  • Asian Americans
  • Railroads
  • Czech Americans--Texas
  • American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
  • Gay rights
  • Graffiti
  • Human trafficking
  • Indians of North America
  • Native Americans
  • Mexican American soldiers--Texas--History--20th century
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site