Archives and Manuscripts Index

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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.I.009
Dates: -
Creator: Maerki family; Sterzing family
Persons
  • Maerki-Sterzing, Minna Mae
  • Maerki, Henry
  • Maerki, Lillie Otting
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Sterzing, Carl, Sr.
Organizations
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.). Parent-Teacher Association
  • Austin Teachers Association
  • University of Texas
  • Delaware and Hudson Railway Company
  • Free Society Association
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Lundberg Bakery
  • Maerki Baking Company
  • Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • Windisch (Switzerland)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Bakers
  • Bakeries
  • Railroads
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War II
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Home economics--Study and teaching
  • Cooking--Texas
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.O.003
Dates: -
Creator: Burns, Robert A.
Persons
  • Burns, Robert A.
Organizations
  • The RH Factor (Musical group)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Luckenbach World's Fair
  • Texas Opry House
  • Freewheeling Bicycle Shop
  • Riverside Golf Center
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Board of Trustees
  • Cinematexas
  • Cinema 40
  • Grok Books
  • Center Stage
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Advertising--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Motion picture industry--Texas--Austin--History
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Cycling--Texas--Austin
  • School elections--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Posters, American--20th Century
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Q.002
Dates: -
Creator: Long, Walter Ewing, 1886-1973
Persons
  • Long, Walter Ewing
Organizations
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Austin
  • Texas Chamber of Commerce
  • Texas Manufacturing Association
  • Texas Centennial Committee
  • Texas Commercial Executives Association
  • Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
  • Colorado River--Texas
  • Penn Field (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas--Camp Swift
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture--Economic aspects--Texas--Travis County
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Industries--Texas--Austin
  • Labor supply--Texas--Austin
  • Roads--Design and construction
  • Anniversaries--Texas
  • Water-power--Texas
  • Dams--Texas
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Silk industry
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Tourism--Marketing
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Maddox Brothers Records

AR.R.019
Dates: -
Creator: Maddox Brothers
Persons
  • Maddox, Edward Finnian
  • Maddox, Francis Marion
  • Whitlock, Ione
  • Maddox, Ada May
  • Henry, O.
  • Patterson, J. B.
Organizations
  • Maddox Brothers and Anderson, Land Agents.
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Texas Division
  • American Legion. Auxiliary
Places
  • Texas--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Real estate business--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Patriotic societies
  • Courts--Texas--Travis County
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2011.025
Dates: -
Creator: Network of Indian Professionals of North America. Austin Chapter
Persons
  • Kotecha, Sonia
  • Accapadi, Jos
  • Bhatti, Sumina
  • Khatwani, Umesh
Organizations
  • NetIP
  • Network of Indian Professionals of North America. Austin Chapter
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • East Indian Americans--Societies, etc.
  • South Asian Americans--Employment
  • South Asian Americans--Societies, etc.
  • South Asian Americans--Social life and customs
  • South Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas--History
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.041
Dates: -
Creator: Capital City Federated Business and Professional Women's Club
Persons
  • Hughs, Sarah T.
  • Warren, Marguerite
  • Warren, Mary A.
  • Barnett, Gene
  • Gustafson, Marie
  • Fowler, Dolly Maude Giles Harris
  • Polvogt, Louise
  • Watson, Ruth
  • Williams, Mary Pearl
Organizations
  • Capital City Federated Business and Professional Women's Club
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1994.083
Dates: -
Creator: Altrusa Club (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Rydell, Hazel
  • Howell, Joyce
  • Draper, Deborah
  • Gamboa, Carmen
  • Carter, Jan
  • Nichols, Linda
  • Pappas, Joy
  • Messer, Jerie
  • Hestir, Lucy
  • Boyd, Elizabeth
  • Nichols, Linda
  • Kimmey, Rowena
  • Taylor, Arline
  • Menchetti, Amelia
  • Miller, Belva
  • Hale, Laginia
Organizations
  • Altrusa Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women in the professions--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Charles J. Lohrmann Papers

AR.1991.049
Dates: -
Creator: Lohrmann, Charles J.
Persons
  • Lohrmann, Charles J.
Organizations
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • American Woodmen
  • Douglass Club of Austin
  • Hyltin-Manor Funeral Home
  • Afro-American Life Insurance Company
  • Austin Saengerrunde
  • Texas Pharmaceutical Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • African Americans--Social life and customs
  • African American business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Ribbons
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1999.016
Dates: -
Creator: Jones, Joseph Jay, 1908-1999
Persons
  • Jones, Joseph Jay
  • Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Yelderman, May
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • The Curtain Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Little Theatre
  • Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
  • Municipal Golf Course Club (MUNI)
  • St. John's Orphan Home
  • Holiday House
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • Braniff Airways
  • Continental Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Capitol Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Drive-In Theatre
  • Hillbilly Kitchen
  • Montopolis Drive-In
  • Lam's Yum Yum Chinese Restaurant
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • New Orleans Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam
  • University Light Opera Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Varsity Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Yank Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Tyler (Tex.)
  • Port Arthur (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religion
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
  • Amusements
  • Animals
  • Auctions
  • Automobiles
  • Business enterprises
  • Celebrations
  • Restaurants
  • Theater
  • Protest movements
  • Public schools
  • Advertising fliers--Texas
  • Festivals
  • School sports
  • Students--Political activity
  • Peace movements
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Church
  • LGBTQ
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Peace movements--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Police misconduct
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1939-1945
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site