Archives and Manuscripts Index

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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.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
AR.U.006
Dates: -
Creator: Wolf family; East family
Persons
  • Bouldin, Nita Mitchell
  • Bouldin, Vida Mitchell -1977
  • East, Alvin
  • East, Leonard C.
  • East, Vida Henderson
  • Miller, Tom
  • Wolf, Charles
  • Wolf, Jewell East Mitchell
  • Wolf, Oswald G.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Chas. Wolf Store
  • L. East Produce Company
  • Order of the Eastern Star
  • Texas Industrial Loan Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Brisbane (Qld.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Tom Miller Dam (Austin, Tex.)
  • Seaholm Power Plant
Subjects
  • Agriculture--Poultry
  • Dams--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Grocery trade--Accounting
  • Municipal courts--Texas--Austin
  • Public housing--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Real property--Texas
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.024
Dates: -
Creator: Meyer family
Persons
  • Meyer, Philip Louis
  • Meyer, Theo P., Jr.
  • Meyer, Theo P.
  • Meyer, Eugene L.
  • Meyer, Antonie Von Boeckmann
Organizations
  • Meyer Creamery
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Austin
  • Austin Club
  • Headliners Club Association
  • Comal Creamery
  • Texas Rifle Team
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • New Braunfels (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Breweries--Texas
  • Creameries--Texas
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1999.016
Dates: -
Creator: Jones, Joseph Jay, 1908-1999
Persons
  • Jones, Joseph Jay
  • Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Yelderman, May
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • The Curtain Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Little Theatre
  • Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
  • Municipal Golf Course Club (MUNI)
  • St. John's Orphan Home
  • Holiday House
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • Braniff Airways
  • Continental Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Capitol Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Drive-In Theatre
  • Hillbilly Kitchen
  • Montopolis Drive-In
  • Lam's Yum Yum Chinese Restaurant
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • New Orleans Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam
  • University Light Opera Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Varsity Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Yank Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Tyler (Tex.)
  • Port Arthur (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religion
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
  • Amusements
  • Animals
  • Auctions
  • Automobiles
  • Business enterprises
  • Celebrations
  • Restaurants
  • Theater
  • Protest movements
  • Public schools
  • Advertising fliers--Texas
  • Festivals
  • School sports
  • Students--Political activity
  • Peace movements
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Church
  • LGBTQ
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Peace movements--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Police misconduct
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1939-1945
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Harvey C. Bell Papers

AR.2018.039
Dates: -
Creator: Bell, Harvey C., 1917-2008
Persons
  • Bell, Harvey C.
Organizations
  • Central Texas Equipment Company
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Austin, Tex.)
  • Bergstrom-Austin Community Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Men--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site