Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Bissell Family Papers

AR.A.008
Dates: -
Creator: Bissell family
Persons
  • Bissell, Florence Morley
  • Smyth, William
  • Bissell, Charles
  • Smyth, Eliza
  • Kreisle, Edwin C.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Sterling, Ross S.
Organizations
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Top Shop
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Genealogy
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Celebrations
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Wagner and Williams Papers

AR.A.015
Dates: -
Creator: Wagner and Williams
Persons
  • Wagner, Winnie Wood
  • Silliams, Sarah Caroline
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • San Antonio Street 1934 (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Hotels
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War II
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Victor and Eva Friedrichs Papers

AR.A.023
Dates: -
Creator: Friedrichs, Victor and Eva
Persons
  • Friedrichs, Victor
  • Friedrichs, Eva Ballard
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.F.007
Dates: -
Creator: Bertram family
Persons
  • Bertram, Rudolph
  • Bertram, Richard W.
  • Bracher, Selma Schneider
  • Bracher, Gus
  • Bertram, Oscar Richard
  • Schneider, Max
  • Schneider, Victor
  • Huppertz, Charles
  • Huppertz, Emmie
  • Bertram, Emmy
Organizations
  • St. Edward's University (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin & Northwestern Railroad Company
  • Austin Typographical Union No. 138 (Austin, Tex.)
  • A.C. Baldwin & Sons (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Saengerrunde
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bertra (Tex.)
  • Rosewood (Austin, Tex.)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Soldiers--Texas
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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.001
Dates: -
Creator: Shelton, John E. Jr.
Persons
  • Shelton, John E., Jr.
  • Shelton, Kathryn Cavett
  • Greer, Emily Catherine Johnson
  • Greer, William Henry
  • Johnson, Catherine Hyde
  • Johnson, Thomas Jefferson
  • Shelton, John Elbert
  • Shelton, Willie Idela Greer
  • Williams, Elizabeth Ellen Johnson
Organizations
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 8th
  • Texas. National Guard
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Johnson Institute (Travis County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hays County (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.I.007
Dates: -
Creator: Thompson family
Persons
  • Trammell, Martha Gibson
  • Thompson, Charles Malcolm
  • Thompson, Charles Malcolm
  • Conyngton, Evelyn Trammell
  • Thompson, Robert Lee Wilkins
  • Thompson, Mary Paula
  • Thompson, John Kosciusko
  • Thompson, Helen Leota MacPherson
  • Thompson, Marie Glass
  • Crow, Douglass
  • Crow, W. J.
  • Downum, Emily Crow
  • Thompson, Evelyn Conyngton
  • Thompson, Helen Reed
  • Thompson, Maruerite
  • Thompson, May Agatha Trammell
  • Thompson, William Arthur Phillip
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Texas--Economic conditions--20th Century
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Depressions--1929--Texas--Austin
  • Letters
  • Greeting cards
  • Cotton growing--Texas
  • Agriculture--crops
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
Format
  • 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

Katherine Preston Papers

AR.K.002
Dates: -
Creator: Preston, Katherine
Persons
  • Preston, Katherine
Organizations
  • Texas. State Board of Control. Old Age Assistance Commission
  • All Saints' Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Valentines
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Greeting cards
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.M.010
Dates: -
Creator: Darby family; Moerke family
Persons
  • Moerke, Francis Randolh
  • Moerke, Ada Moses
  • McCann, Letitia Moerke
  • Darby, Philip
  • Darby, Harry Philip
Organizations
  • United States. Army
  • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Teachers
  • Education
  • Armed Forces
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Artists
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site