Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.A.021
Dates: -
Creator: Whitis family
Persons
  • Bell, Florence Whitis
  • Eno, Mary "Mollie" Whitis
  • Manor, Joseph J.
  • Rogan, Griffith
  • Whitis, Charles Wesley
  • Whitis, Florence
  • Whitis, Gertrude
  • Whitis, John Hancock
  • Whitis, Mary Key
  • Whitis, Rufus
  • Whitis, Thomas P.
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Whitis Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Manor (Tex.)
  • Webberville (Tex.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Bull Creek (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Payne Family Papers

AR.A.024
Creator: Payne family
Persons
  • Payne, Leonidas Warren, Jr.
  • Payne, Susie Bledsoe
  • Payne, Bledsoe
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Football
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.E.006
Dates: -
Creator: Urbantke family
Persons
  • Urbantke, Elsie
  • Urbantke, Gus Fred
  • Urbantke, Emily Eversberg
  • Urbantke, Hilda
Organizations
  • Texas School for the Deaf
  • Blinn College
  • University Of Texas at Austin
  • County Club of Austin
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • U.S. Naval Hospital (Norman, Okla.)
  • Women's Texas Golf Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects
  • Golf--Texas--Austin
  • Deaf--Education--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Greeting cards
  • Valentines
  • Christmas cards
  • Postcards--Collectors and collecting
  • Country clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Golf for women
  • Nursing
  • Women in engineering
  • Women in war
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Brooks and Harrison Families Papers

AR.F.005
Dates: -
Creator: Brooks family; Harrison family
Persons
  • Brooks, Grace Sinclair Harrison
  • Brooks, Victor Lee
  • Brooks, Henry Harrison
  • Harrison, Alice Hollingsworth
  • Harrison, Richard Sinclair
  • Harrison, Henry Douglas
  • Harrison, Alice S.
  • Harrison, William Lawrence
  • Brooks, Victor Lee, Jr.
Organizations
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • State of Texas
  • First Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.F.009
Dates: -
Creator: University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Ashley, Marshel
  • Horn, Jeff L.
  • LaGrone, Herbert F.
  • Nelson, I. I.
  • Pittinger, B. F.
  • Stepan, Joe R.
Organizations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public Schools--Texas--Austin
  • School districts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.G.003
Dates: -
Creator: United States Works Projects Administration, Texas District No. 9
Persons
Organizations
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Work Projects Administration. Texas District No. 9
  • Texas Historical Records Survey
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Blackshear Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • West Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Church
  • Federal aid to community development--Texas--Austin
  • Archival surveys--Texas
  • African American students
  • Depressions--1929--Texas
  • Mexican American students--Texas--Austin
  • Public service employment--Texas
  • Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--History
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

John Robert Williams Texana Collection

AR.H.007
Dates: -
Creator: Williams, John Robert
Persons
  • Williams, James Robert
  • Dienst, Alexander
  • McCall, John David
  • Pearce, James Edwin
  • Swisher, John Milton
  • Pease, E. M. (Elisha Marshall)
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • Nalle, Oida Ferguson
  • Armijo, Manuel
  • DeGress, Jacob C.
  • DeMorse, Charles
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney
Organizations
  • Texas. State Department of Education
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas. Supreme Court
  • University of Texas
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Texas Co-operative Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Army
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Waco, (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Voting--Texas
  • Taxation
  • Governors
  • Postal service
  • American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
  • Legal briefs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.H.008
Dates: -
Creator: Hart family
Persons
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Meriweather, Carrie
  • Hart, William de Normandie
  • Hart, James Hill
  • Hart, Nannie Strother Furman
  • Jagou, Helen Furman
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Hart, Katherine
Organizations
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Austin History Center
  • Daughters of the American Colonists
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Travis County (Tex.). Historic Landmarks Commision
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Mexico City
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Government--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Penn Place Tennis Club Papers

AR.H.040
Dates: -
Creator: Penn Place Tennis Club
Persons
Organizations
  • Penn Place Tennis Club
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Sports
  • Tennis clubs
  • Clubs--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.I.003
Dates: -
Creator: Goeth family; Etnyre family; Tips family
Persons
  • Etnyre, Henry Mentor
  • Etnyre, Caroline Goeth
  • Goeth, Ottilie Fuchs
  • Goeth, Adolph C.
  • Goeth, Julia Tips
  • Greear, Yvonne Etnyre
  • Hedspeth, Cullie
  • Posey, Frank W.
  • Scherding, Laura G. Tips
  • Schutze, Frances Julia Tips
  • Sweeney, Dennis
  • Sweeney, Kathryn
  • Tips, Edward Charles
  • Tips, Eugene
  • Tips, Frances Marie
  • Tips, Mary Jane Pearce
  • Tips, Walter E.
  • Tips, Walter H.
  • Von Heppeger, Anita Von Kramer
  • Von Kramer, Mona
  • Von Kramer, Frederick Carl
  • Von Kramer, Mary Elizabeth Tips
Organizations
  • Walter Tips Company
  • Tips Engine Works
  • Mrs. Huberick's School
  • American Historical Society
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States. Army. Air Corps
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Monterrey (Mexico)
  • Camp Waldemar (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Air pilots, Military--Training of
  • World War I
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Travel
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
Format
  • Art
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site