Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.E.005
Dates: -
Creator: Davis family
Persons
  • Davis, Theodore Phillipson
  • Davis, Nelson
  • Davis, Emma
  • Davis, Anita
  • Kell, Frank
  • Lasker, Albert D.
  • Lasker, Loula Davis
  • Proskauer, Joseph
  • Ross, Ellen
Organizations
  • Nelson Davis and Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Nelson Davis and Son (Austin, Tex.)
  • Settlement Club (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Block 29-Austin
Subjects
  • Grocers--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War I
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Carrington Family Papers

AR.H.001
Dates: -
Creator: Carrington family
Persons
  • Carrington, Evelyn Maurine
  • Carrington, Maude Dillon
  • Carrington, Bertha Gray
  • Hill, William Hickman
  • Carrington, Robert Emmitt
  • Carrington, Leonidas Davis
  • Carrington, Martha Hickman Hill
  • Gray, George Edwin
  • McArthur, Gladys
Organizations
  • L.D. Carrington and Company
  • Capitol National Bank
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • Carrington-Covert House (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
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

Michael Paggi Papers

AR.H.039
Dates: -
Creator: Paggi, Michael, -1912
Persons
  • Paggi, Eugenia
  • Pease, E. M. (Elisha Marshall)
  • Paggi, Michael
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.I.002
Dates: -
Creator: Franzetti family
Persons
  • Franzetti, Joseph C.
  • Franzetti, Arthur Angelo
  • Franzetti, Angelo
  • Franzetti, Enrico Carlo
  • Franzetti, Guiditta
  • McWhorter, Julia Franzetti
Organizations
  • Franzetti Grocery Company
  • Harrison-Wilson Company
  • Joe C. Franzetti Real Estate
  • Payne & Wiley Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Italy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • African Americans--Social life and customs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Grocery trade--Texas--Austin
  • Italian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Rental housing--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas--History
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

Charles T. Rather Family Papers

AR.K.009
Dates: -
Creator: Rather family
Persons
  • Rather, Charles T.
  • Rather, Ella Grubbs
  • Villavaso, Ethel Zively Rather
  • Villavaso, Ernest
  • Villavaso, Ernest, Jr.
  • Duncalf, Alma Rather
  • Duncalf, Frederic
Organizations
  • Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Farm life--Texas
  • Cotton gins and ginning--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Hugh Tinnin Papers

AR.R.011
Dates: -
Creator: Tinnin, Hugh
Persons
  • Tinnin, Hugh
  • Tinnin, Madison
  • Swisher, James Gibson
  • Fowler, W. H.
  • Tobin, William H.
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Olustee Public Schools (Olustee, Okla.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Travis Heights (Austin, Tex.)
  • Comanche (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Taxation
  • Slavery
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Reed and Southerland Families Papers

AR.R.014
Dates: -
Creator: Reed family; Southerland family
Persons
  • Reed, John Robb
  • Southerland, Jean Teresa Reed
  • Southerland, Louis Feno
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Schniederjan, Anne Stedman (Duncan)
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Thomas, Roy L.
Organizations
  • J. R. Reed Music Company
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Howson Public Library
  • Austin (Tex.). Art in Public Places
Places
  • Hopi Trail 2201(Austin, Tex.)
  • 22nd Street W. 715 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Maddox Brothers Records

AR.R.019
Dates: -
Creator: Maddox Brothers
Persons
  • Maddox, Edward Finnian
  • Maddox, Francis Marion
  • Whitlock, Ione
  • Maddox, Ada May
  • Henry, O.
  • Patterson, J. B.
Organizations
  • Maddox Brothers and Anderson, Land Agents.
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Texas Division
  • American Legion. Auxiliary
Places
  • Texas--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Real estate business--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Patriotic societies
  • Courts--Texas--Travis County
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site