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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.C.001
Dates: -
Creator: Collins family
Persons
  • Collins, Edna
  • Collins, Henry Guest
  • McLeary, Kindred
  • Collins, Helena Gertrude Anderson
  • West, Rosina Guest Collins
  • Jessen, Harold Everett
  • Adams, Wayman
Organizations
  • Texas School for the Blind
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Mural painting and decoration--Texas--Austin
  • Organ music
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Pansy Luedecke Papers

AR.L.003
Dates: -
Creator: Luedecke, Pansy
Persons
  • Luedecke, Pansy
Organizations
  • Herman Becker Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Symphony Orchestra
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Symphony orchestras--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Jan Charles Reid Papers

AR.O.002
Dates: -
Creator: Reid, Jan Charles
Persons
  • Reid, Jan Charles
  • Bridger, Bobby
  • Kennedy, Rod
  • Friedman, Kinky
  • Nesmith, Michael
  • Fromholz, Steven
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Rock music--Texas--Austin
  • Music critics--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • 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

Reed and Southerland Families Papers

AR.R.014
Dates: -
Creator: Reed family; Southerland family
Persons
  • Reed, John Robb
  • Southerland, Jean Teresa Reed
  • Southerland, Louis Feno
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Schniederjan, Anne Stedman (Duncan)
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Thomas, Roy L.
Organizations
  • J. R. Reed Music Company
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Howson Public Library
  • Austin (Tex.). Art in Public Places
Places
  • Hopi Trail 2201(Austin, Tex.)
  • 22nd Street W. 715 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.001
Dates: -
Creator: Texas Music Museum Board
Persons
Organizations
  • Texas Music Museum Board
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.R.022
Dates: -
Creator: Calico Printing
Persons
  • Awn, Kerry
  • Brady, C.
  • Bradley, Clark
  • Cantu, Cliff
  • Carter, Cliff
  • Casey, Watt
  • Featherston, Ken
  • Franklin, Jim
  • Garrett, Danny
  • Juke, Guy
  • Priest, Micael
  • Turner, Rick
  • West, Rick
  • Wilkins, Dale
  • Yeates, Sam
Organizations
  • Austin Opry House (Austin, Tex.)
  • Antone's Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Soap Creek Saloon (Austin, Tex.)
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
  • Inner Sanctum Records
  • Calico Printing
  • Manor Downs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects
  • Posters, American
  • Rock music--Texas--Austin
  • Posters, American--20th Century
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Rock music--Posters
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Harmony Club Records

AR.V.004
Dates: -
Creator: Harmony Club
Persons
Organizations
  • Harmony Club
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Music--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.044
Dates: -
Creator: Scheel, Weldon and Marie
Persons
  • Scheel, Weldon
  • Overfield, Herbert E.
  • Jenkins, Tom
  • Parker, Gloria Gay
  • Parker, William Woodrow
  • Williams, Victor
Organizations
  • Herb Fields Orchestra
  • Woody Parker Orchestra (Musical group)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Big bands--Texas--Austin
  • Musicians--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.001
Dates: -
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Carey, Linalice
  • Cox, Maggie
  • Webster, Ken
  • Blumensaadt, Norman
  • Kuykendall, Karen
  • Berry, Ron
  • Boone, Vicky
  • Coffey, Erin
  • Cullum, Bonnie
  • Jaroschy, Michel
  • Johnson, Ken
  • Williams, Cyndi
  • Yelavich, Blake
Organizations
  • Austin Chamber Music Center
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Austin Civic Theatre
  • Austin Little Theatre
  • Gallimaufry Players
  • Zilker Hillside Theatre
  • Austin Shakespeare Festival Company
  • Capitol City Playhouse
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Georgetown (Tex.)
  • Bastrop (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Theater--Texas--Austin--History
  • Symphony orchestras--Texas--Austin
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Choral music--Texas--Austin
  • Modern dance
  • Theater programs
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Concert programs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site