Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.F.010
Dates: -
Creator: Miller, Robert Thomas, 1893-1962
Persons
  • Miller, Tom
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Shivers, Allan
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Wolf, Oswald G.
  • Thornberry, Homer
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Salvation Army
  • Jessen, Jessen, Millhouse and Greeven
  • Municipal Auditorium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Page Southerland Page Architects and Planners
  • United States. Congress. House
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Board of Equalization
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Humane Society of Austin and Travis County
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.O.011
Dates: -
Creator: Friedman, Jeffrey, 1945-2007
Persons
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Dryden, Bud
Organizations
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • LoVaca Gathering Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • MoPac Boulevard
  • Municipal Golf Course (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
  • Social reformers--Texas--Austin
  • Affirmative action programs--Government policy
  • Electric utilities--Rates
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • Political campaigns
  • Public welfare
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Child care services
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation
  • Women's health services
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Traffic flow--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Labor unions--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.P.002
Dates: -
Creator: Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
Persons
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Reynolds, Burt
  • Davidson, Dan H.
  • Znotas, Joseph M.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Austin (Tex.). Health and Human Services Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). City Manager's Office
  • United States. Air Force. Thunderbirds
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Lake Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). City Council. Lee Cooke Records

AR.S.018
Dates: -
Creator: Cooke, Lee, 1944-
Persons
  • Cooke, Lee
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Urban Transportation Department
  • Brackenridge Hospital
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • Power resources--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office. Ron Mullen Records

AR.V.009
Dates: -
Creator: Mullen, Ron
Persons
  • Mullen, Ron
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Greater Austin-San Antonio Corridor Council
  • Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.W.013
Dates: -
Creator: Duncan, Roger
Persons
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Shipman, Sally
  • Rose, Mark
  • Muehlenbeck, Thomas
  • Hancock, R.L.
  • Meiszer, Nicholas
  • McClellan, Carole
  • Carrasco, Jorge
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (Tex.)
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport
  • South Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lake Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Oak Hill (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Renewable energy sources--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Nuclear energy--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Voting--Texas--Austin
  • Bonds--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Water Quality Management--Texas--Austin
  • Minority business enterprise--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Citizens’ associations
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office. Frank Cooksey Records

AR.Z.007
Dates: -
Creator: Cooksey, Frank, 1933-
Persons
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
Subjects
  • City councils--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Mary Arnold Papers

AR.Z.020
Dates: -
Creator: Arnold, Mary
Persons
  • Arnold, Mary
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Parks and Recreation Board
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.Z.036
Dates: -
Creator: Shipman, Sally, 1938-2007
Persons
  • Shipman, Sally
  • Carrasco, Jorge
  • Nofziger, Max
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Public Works
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Austin (Tex.). City Manager's Office
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
  • Public utility districts--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
  • Electric utilities--Rates
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). City Council. Smoot Carl-Mitchell Records

AR.1991.055
Dates: -
Creator: Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Persons
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Social Policy Advisory Committee
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Energy
  • National League of Cities
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • City planning
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Floods
  • Social service--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management--Texas
  • Transportation
  • Roads
  • Electric utilities--Rates--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site