Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.1994.006
Dates: -
Creator: Thornton, Dot
Persons
  • Thornton, Dot
  • Thornton, Edwin
  • Orr, Mae Bess
  • Hogg, Ima
  • Henry, Patrick
  • Hogg, William Clifford
Organizations
  • Austin Free Kindergarten Association
  • Palm Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Students Travel Club (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Schools--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Katherine Cook Scrapbooks and Photographs

AR.1994.045
Dates: -
Creator: Cook, Katherine, 1892-1977
Persons
  • Cook, Katherine
  • Scott, Zachary
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Black, Charles
Organizations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Cook Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Friday Mountain Camp (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Lilia Mary Casis "Merchant of Venice" Textbook

AR.1994.054
Creator: Casis, Lilia Mary, 1869-1947
Persons
  • Casis, Lilia Mary
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin. Department of English
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--History
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Mattie Lee Boyd Papers

AR.1991.087
Dates: -
Creator: Boyd, Mattie Lee
Persons
  • Boyd, Mattie Lee
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wooldridge Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.091
Dates: -
Creator: American Association of University Women. Austin Branch (Tex.)
Persons
  • Goodwin, Kay
  • Halek, Loretta
  • Porter, Jenny Lind
  • Ford, Anna Mae
  • Malmberg, Frances
  • Scott, Norma Linn
  • Auld, Marjane
  • Sellards, Anna A.
  • Clark, Grace Delano
  • Conley, Onie B.
  • Himmelblau, Betty J.
  • Brandon, A. L., Mrs
  • Umstattd, J. G. Mrs
  • Pennybacker, Percy V., Mrs
  • Templer, William B., Mrs
  • Jewett, F. L., Mrs
  • Villavaso, E. J., Mrs
  • Porter, Lelia
  • Schaeffer, Aaron, Mrs
  • Hill, Claude, Mrs
  • Ettlinger, H. J., Mrs
  • Manuel, H. T., Mrs
  • Parker, Clara
  • Martin, Roscoe, Mrs
  • Stocking, George, Mrs
  • Klein, D. B., Mrs
  • Jeffress, Lloyd, Mrs
  • Dornberger, W. W., Mrs
Organizations
  • American Association of University Women. Austin Branch (Tex.)
  • American Association of University Women. Texas Division
  • Austin Public Library
  • American Association of University Women
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Women in higher education
  • Women college graduates--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Education--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Endowments
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.2017.002
Dates: -
Creator: Nguyen, Ketty
Persons
  • Nguyen, Ketty
  • Pham, Khiem
Organizations
  • Cunningham Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Vietnam
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnamese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, Vietnamese
  • Refugees--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2017.022
Dates: -
Creator: Smith, Cassie
Persons
  • Del Bosque, Paul
  • Espitia, Gloria
  • Rodriquez, Matthew Briar
  • Salinas, Roen
  • Smith, Cassie
  • Zapata, Claudia Eliza
Organizations
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.). Advisory Board
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Chicanos
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social life and customs
  • Mexican American arts
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2018.002
Dates: -
Creator: Discovery Hall Science Center (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Statz, Joyce
  • Turner, Jack
  • Trappe, Carl
Organizations
  • Discovery Hall Science Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lola Wright Foundation
  • Austin (Tex.). Cultural Arts Division
  • International Business Machines Corporation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Community organization--Texas--Austin
  • Science museums--Texas--Austin
  • Curriculum planning
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

ACCESS to Learning, Inc. Records

AR.2018.031
Dates: -
Creator: ACCESS to Learning, Inc.
Persons
Organizations
  • ACCESS to Learning, Inc.
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Educational aspects--Texas--Austin
  • Museums and community
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.2018.048
Dates: -
Creator: Walter, Jennie Emmert
Persons
  • Emmert, Joseph Vincent
  • Emmert, Dorothy Louise Hall
  • Hall, George Henry
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Hall, Edna Maxwell
  • Maxwell, Jennie Inasbell Chapin
  • Maxwell, Dwight F.
  • Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William)
  • Maxwell, Harry
  • Maxwell, Velma
  • Maxwell, Dwight Basset
  • Chapin, Fredrick Norman
  • Chapin, Voria
  • Chapin, Sylvia
  • Arnold, Jeanne Marie
  • Thompson, Philip H.
  • Blackman, Jamie Barbara
  • Austin, Norman Riddell
  • Walter, Jennie Emmert
Organizations
  • Austin Laundry & Dry Cleaning Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Durham's Business College
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
  • First Methodist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Ben Hur Temple (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • 1803 Travis Heights Boulevard (Austin, Tex.)
  • 811 E. 9th Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • 2010 Travis Heights Boulevard (Austin, Tex.)
  • 909 Poplar Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mansfield Dam (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Methodist Church--Texas--Austin
  • Snow--Texas--Austin
  • World War I
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War II
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Postcards--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site