Archives and Manuscripts Index

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John H. Robinson Papers

AR.A.003
Dates: -
Creator: Robinson, John H.
Persons
  • Bremond, Augusta Palm
  • Bremond, Eugene, Jr.
  • Bremond, John
  • Butler, Josephine Robinson
  • Robinson, Pauline Bremond
  • Robinson, John Henry
  • Robinson, Elizabeth Sheridan
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Real Property--Texas
  • Slavery--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Bissell Family Papers

AR.A.008
Dates: -
Creator: Bissell family
Persons
  • Bissell, Florence Morley
  • Smyth, William
  • Bissell, Charles
  • Smyth, Eliza
  • Kreisle, Edwin C.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Sterling, Ross S.
Organizations
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Top Shop
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Genealogy
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Celebrations
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Matthews and Monroe Families Papers

AR.A.025
Dates: -
Creator: Matthews family
Persons
  • Matthews, Ezekiel Steel
  • Matthews, Julia Saunders
  • Monroe, Martha Mandeville Matthews
  • Monroe, Patrick A.
  • Matthews, George Saunders
  • Matthews, Frank
  • Matthews, Lou Ester
  • Matthews, Marshall
  • Matthews, Ollie
  • Monroe, Patrick A.
  • Matthews, George
Organizations
  • Sampson and Henricks
  • Texas School for the Deaf
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Government--Texas--Travis County
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Black Family Papers

AR.B.001
Dates: -
Creator: Black family
Persons
  • Black, Walter Bacon
  • Black, Nettie Avery
  • Black, Abbie Bacon
  • Gossage, James
  • Avery, Richard
  • Avery, Thomas E.
  • Garrison, Lizzie Avery
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Slavery
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Hilgartner and Palm Papers

AR.B.006
Dates: -
Creator: Hilgartner family; Palm family
Persons
  • Atwood, Rufus Neely
  • Atwood, William Woods
  • Palm, Adela Belle Atwood
  • Palm, August B.
  • Palm, Mary Josephine
  • Palm, Rufus Atwood
  • Morey, Irene
  • Morey, Lewis Sidney
  • Hilgartner, Adela Belle
  • Hilgartner, Henry Louis
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Money--Confederate States of America
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Seiders Family Papers

AR.C.005
Dates: -
Creator: Seiders family
Persons
  • Seiders, Edward
  • Seiders, Henry
  • Seiders, John
  • Seiders, Jefferson
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Glen Ridge (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Neighborhoods--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

William Martin Walton Papers

AR.C.010
Dates: -
Creator: Walton, William Martin
Persons
  • Parmele, Sarah Walton
  • Parmele, James Jefferson
  • Watkins, Thomas Alexander
  • Watkins, Letitia Ann Walton
  • Walton, William Martin
  • Walton, Newton Samuel
  • Walton, Early Watkins
  • Fitzgerald family
Organizations
  • Austin Ice Company
  • Cutting Cars
  • San Antonio Express
  • Clarke-Carter Automobile Company
  • United States. Patent Office
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Jackson (Mich.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Dallas (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Automobiles
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.D.009
Dates: -
Creator: Brackenridge family; LaPrelle family; Talbot family
Persons
  • LaPrelle, Rosa Talbot
  • LaPrelle, John
  • LaPrelle, Eleanor Brackenridge
  • LaPrelle, John, Jr.
  • Talbot, James
  • Talbot, Mary
  • Brackenridge, Mary Eleanor
  • Brackenridge, George Washington
  • Brackenridge, James M.
  • Brackenridge, John Thomas
  • Brackenridge, Robert
Organizations
  • First Presbyterian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Frontier Telegraph and Telephone Company
  • Seven Churches
  • Hanover College
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bastrop County (Tex.)
  • Bexar County (Tex.)
  • Burnet County (Tex.)
  • Boonville (Ind.)
  • Bouldin (Austin, Tex.)
  • South Heights (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Gold standard--United States
  • Telegraph--Texas
  • Telephone--Texas
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 (1861-1865)
  • Legal briefs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

John Creaton Papers

AR.H.018
Dates: -
Creator: Creaton, John
Persons
  • Creaton, John
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Indians of North America--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site