Archives and Manuscripts Index

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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

Austin Symphony Orchestra Records

AR.R.006
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Symphony Orchestra
Persons
  • Rachlin, Ezra
  • Benny, Jack
Organizations
  • Austin Symphony Orchestra Society
  • Knights of Symphony
  • Symphony Square Committee
  • Women's Symphony League of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Symphony orchestras--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.W.009
Dates: -
Creator: Westwood Country Club
Persons
  • Fehr, Arthur
Organizations
  • Fehr and Granger (Architectural firm)
  • Westwood Country Club
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Country clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Z.027
Dates: -
Creator: Shepherd, Powell, 1939-1999
Persons
  • Shepherd, Powell
  • Shepherd, Grace
  • Shepherd, Roger Sterling
  • Shepherd, Roger David
  • Manry, Joe Edgar
  • Brown, Dwane
  • Weyrich, Fred
  • Born, Frank
  • Cox, Michael
  • Eldredge, Letitia
  • McGaughey, Tina
  • Sage, Carole
  • Sage, Francis
  • Wigman, Mary
  • Braden, Kay Frances
  • Paddie, Dennis
  • White, Tom
  • Myers, M. Richard
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin. Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Austin Circle of Theatres
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • La Mama Theatre
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Leona (Tex.)
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Subjects
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Dance--Study and Teaching
  • Dance--Production and direction
  • Creative writing
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Playwriting
  • Diaries
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2001.018
Dates: -
Creator: Paramount Theater for Performing Arts
Persons
  • Root, Charles
  • Novy, Louis
  • Hoblitzelle, Carl
  • Bernardoni, John
Organizations
  • Interstate Theatre Corporation
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
  • Motion picture theaters--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2014.024
Dates: -
Creator: Simmons, Robert N., 1940
Persons
  • Erickson, Roky
  • Simmons, Robert
  • Priest, Micael
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Construction projects--Texas--Austin
  • Graffiti--Texas--Austin
  • Musicians
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site
AR.2010.007
Dates: -
Creator: Overton, Volma
Persons
  • Overton, Volma
  • Overton, Warneta
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Austin Branch
  • Austin NAACP Federal Credit Union (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Boys Scouts of America. Troop 70 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas State Conference of the NAACP Branches
  • Oak Springs Elementary (Austin, Tex.). Campus Advisory Council
  • Texas Society to Abolish Capital Punishment
  • United States. Army Reserve
  • United States Postal Service
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Texas--Austin
  • African American students
  • School integration--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Ballroom dancing
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Social reformers
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Economic aspects
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in employment--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in public accommodations--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.1994.083
Dates: -
Creator: Altrusa Club (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Rydell, Hazel
  • Howell, Joyce
  • Draper, Deborah
  • Gamboa, Carmen
  • Carter, Jan
  • Nichols, Linda
  • Pappas, Joy
  • Messer, Jerie
  • Hestir, Lucy
  • Boyd, Elizabeth
  • Nichols, Linda
  • Kimmey, Rowena
  • Taylor, Arline
  • Menchetti, Amelia
  • Miller, Belva
  • Hale, Laginia
Organizations
  • Altrusa Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women in the professions--Texas
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2004.031
Dates: -
Creator: University of Texas at Austin. Humanities Institute
Persons
  • Ardrey, Judith
  • Carton, Evan
  • Casas, David Hernandez
  • Gale, Sylvia
  • Garcia, Rick
  • Henschel, David
  • Kearl, Biruta Celmins
  • Nickel, Jessica
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • Austin History Center Association
  • Austin Public Library
  • University of Texas at Austin. Humanities Institute
  • Waterloo Press
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Biography
  • Anecdotes--Texas
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.1998.012
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Opera
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Opera
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Opera companies--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required