Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Roy Davis Papers

AR.I.010
Dates: -
Creator: Davis, Roy
Persons
  • Davis, Roy
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Music
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.M.003
Dates: -
Creator: Houston, Mary Josephine, 1875-1974
Persons
  • Houston, Mary Josephine
  • Slaughter, James Marshall
  • Slaughter, Heady Cheatham
  • Morris, Carrie May Holleman
  • Kennedy, Ruth
  • Bowden, Malvin George
  • Slaughter, Emma Howard Potts Houston
  • Morris, Laura
  • Morris, John
  • Morris, David
  • Morris, Peter
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha State Organization (Tex.)
  • National Retired Teachers Association
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Order of the Eastern Star
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Music
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • 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

Purcell Family Papers

AR.Z.010
Dates: -
Creator: Purcell family
Persons
  • Purcell, Stuart McLeod
  • Purcell, Mabelle Agnes Umland
  • Purcell, Lel Red
  • Burke, Mary (Mollie)
  • Jones, Alma Shelby (Bird)
  • Maxwell, Janie
  • Purcell, Malcom Lee
  • Purcell, William Stuart, Jr.
  • Hawkins, Martha Lel Stuart
Organizations
  • South Texas Baptist College
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Stuart Female Seminary (Austin, Tex.)
  • Live Oak Female Seminary (Washington County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Music
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Education
  • World War I
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Diaries
  • Local history--Authorship
  • Presbyterian Church--Education
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Sievers and Schmidt Families Papers

AR.2013.002
Dates: -
Creator: Sievers family; Schmidt family
Persons
  • Schmidt, Annie V.
  • Schmidt, O. H.
  • Schmidt, Marie
  • Schmidt, Erica
  • Sievers, G. A.
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Music
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.1994.080
Dates: -
Creator: DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington, 1913-1980
Persons
  • DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
Organizations
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Musicians--Biography
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2000.016
Dates:
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Anderson, Katherine Louise
  • Artz, Gus
  • Aten, W. C.
  • Bacon, Bob
  • Baylor, Carey
  • Bean, Jimmy
  • Clayton, Billy
  • Clements, William P.
  • Crow, Alvin
  • Delgado, Lydia
  • Delgado, Robert
  • Deming, David
  • Ely, Joe
  • Fidler, James C.
  • Gammage, Manny
  • Hall, Stanley
Organizations
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Folksville Ice Cream
  • St. Mary's Cathedral (Austin, Tex.)
  • Franzetti Grocery Company
  • First Methodist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • F. Weigl Iron Works
  • Avenue B Grocery
  • Scarbrough's
  • Varsity Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • State Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Threadgill's (Restaurant : Austin, Tex.)
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Austin (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Protest movements
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Celebrations
  • Banks and banking
  • Creeks
  • Dams
  • Hotels
  • Lakes
  • Motion picture theaters
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Streets
  • Photography--Exhibitions
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site