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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.D.003
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Public Schools
Persons
  • Harris, T. G.
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
Organizations
  • Austin Graded Schools Board of Directors
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Bickler School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Clarksville School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Palm Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Pease School (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Austin School (Tex.)
  • Winn Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wooldridge Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Robinson Hill School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Gregorytown School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wheatville Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • School districts--Texas--Austin
  • Segregation in education--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • 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.H.016
Dates: -
Creator: Brooke, Florence Ralston
Persons
  • Brooke, Florence Ralston
  • Brooke, Henrietta Ralston
Organizations
  • Palm Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Emigration and immigration
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Lyme Hall (Cheshire)
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History--19th century
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Passenger ships--History--19th century
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

Austin High School Reunion and Centennial Celebration Papers

AR.J.007
Dates: -
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Huckaby, Mabel (Maud) Haskell
  • Miller, John
  • Weddell, Wray
  • McSpadden, Joe
  • Smith, Leo
  • Reyes, Leo
  • Hayes, Leo
  • Cottingham, Dale
  • Crowe, Jon Page
  • Straiton, Janelle
  • Russell, Martha
  • Anthony, Salome
  • Armstrong, May Belle Robbins
  • Baker, Nettie Boswell
Organizations
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • High schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Donnan Family Papers

AR.K.008
Dates: -
Creator: Donnan family
Persons
  • Johnson, Gustave
  • Shapard, Lilla Donnan
  • Test, Nellie Ward Donnan
  • Donnan, John Knox, Jr.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland
Organizations
  • Spillar Crude Oil Stove Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Salvation Army
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Children's Home (Austin, Tex.)
  • Glorietta Mining Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Chicksaw Oil Company (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Real property
  • Freemasonry
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Stock certificates
  • Swedish Americans--Texas--History
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Grimes and Leath Families Papers

AR.O.006
Dates: -
Creator: Grimes family; Leath family
Persons
  • Grimes, Sarah
  • Grimes, Tula Mae
  • Grimes, C. T.
Organizations
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

John Samuel Brownlee Family Papers

AR.O.015
Dates: -
Creator: Brownlee, John Samuel, 1848-1909
Persons
  • Brownlee, John Samuel
  • Brownlee, May Banford
  • Brownlee, Charles Hansford
  • Brownlee, Mary Watson
  • Brownlee, John Houghton
  • Benson, Florence Brownlee
  • Miller, May Belle Brownlee
  • Harris, May Diane Miller
  • Miller, Sampson Oliver, Jr.
Organizations
  • Freemasons
  • University of Texas
  • Travis Audubon Society
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • American Legion
  • University Preparatory and Grammar School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Order of the Violet Crown
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wooldridge Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Order of the Eastern Star
Places
  • Burnet (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Physicians--Texas
  • Medicine--Texas--History
  • Families--Texas
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Elections
  • Freemasons--Texas
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
  • Private Schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Theater programs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site