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Archives and Manuscripts Index

Browse and search an inventory of the Austin History Center’s archival collections. Where appropriate, click on the collection title to view the collection finding aid (a detailed description of the collection) hosted by Texas Archival Resources Online. These links will open the description in a new browser window.

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AR.L.015
Dates: -
Creator: O'Quinn, Trueman E.; Porter, Jenny Lind; Hofer, Thelma Ethel; Austin History Center Association
Persons
  • Henry, O.
  • Hall, Gilman
  • Henry, Olivier
  • Hofer, Ethel
  • Jennings, Al
  • Morley, Christopher
  • O'Quinn, Kerry
  • O'Quinn, Trueman E.
  • Porter, Athol Estes
  • Porter, Jenny Lind
  • Porter, Margaret Worth Sartin
  • Porter, Sarah Lindsay Coleman
  • Porter, William Sydney
  • Smoot, Lawrence K.
Organizations
  • First National Bank of Austin
  • Maddox Brothers and Anderson, Land Agents
  • Texas. General Land Office
Places
  • Asheville (N.C.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Columbus (Ohio)
  • Greensboro (N.C.)
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • La Salle County (Tex.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects
  • American literature
  • Authors, American--19th century--Biography
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Journalism
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.) Office of Bicentennial Affairs Records

AR.N.006
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
Persons
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and custom
  • Texas--Centennial celebrations, etc.
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Jan Charles Reid Papers

AR.O.002
Dates: -
Creator: Reid, Jan Charles
Persons
  • Reid, Jan Charles
  • Bridger, Bobby
  • Kennedy, Rod
  • Friedman, Kinky
  • Nesmith, Michael
  • Fromholz, Steven
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Rock music--Texas--Austin
  • Music critics--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.O.010
Dates: -
Creator: Weigl Iron Works
Persons
  • Weigl, Fortunat
  • Weigl, Herbert
  • Weigl, Lee
Organizations
  • F. Weigl Iron Works
  • Leon Chandler, Architect.
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Red River Street 104 (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Foundries
  • Ironwork--Texas--Austin
  • German Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Germans--Texas
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library Records

AR.Q.010
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Public Library
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Libraries--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2011.010
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
Persons
  • Arnold, Mary
  • Cousar, James
  • Eakle, Chris
  • Guttman, Walter
  • Kuehne, Hugo Franz
  • Schutze, Carl Ahrendt
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Plan Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Signs and signboards--Law and legislation--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Parks & Recreation Department Records

AR.Z.025
Dates: -
Creator: Parks and Recreation Department
Persons
  • Ney, Elisabet
Organizations
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Springs (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Laguna Gloria Museum Records

AR.Z.032
Dates: -
Creator: Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Persons
Organizations
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.030
Dates:
Creator: University of Texas Department of American Studies
Persons
  • Zumbrun, Janna
  • Chong, Alexis
  • Hoang, Elyse
  • Shetty, Divakar
  • Shetty, Shalini
  • Shetty, Pooja
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Velia
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Ramirez, Miguel
  • Vitek, Valasta
  • Coswell, Lee
  • Rosipal, Eileen
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • L Style G Style
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans
  • LGBTQ
  • Asian Americans
  • Railroads
  • Czech Americans--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Gay rights
  • Graffiti
  • Human trafficking
  • Indians of North America
  • Mexican American soldiers--Texas--History--20th century
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site