Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Carl Mayer Company Records

AR.J.017
Creator: Carl Mayer Company
Persons
Organizations
  • Carl Mayer Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Jewelry Trade
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • 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

John H. Houghton Ledgers

AR.M.014
Dates: -
Creator: Houghton, John H.
Persons
  • Houghton, J. H. (John H.)
Organizations
  • Platonian Debating Club
  • Turner & Houghton
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Dry-goods--Accounting
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.O.003
Dates: -
Creator: Burns, Robert A.
Persons
  • Burns, Robert A.
Organizations
  • The RH Factor (Musical group)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Luckenbach World's Fair
  • Texas Opry House
  • Freewheeling Bicycle Shop
  • Riverside Golf Center
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Board of Trustees
  • Cinematexas
  • Cinema 40
  • Grok Books
  • Center Stage
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Advertising--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Motion picture industry--Texas--Austin--History
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Cycling--Texas--Austin
  • School elections--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Posters, American--20th Century
Format
  • 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
AR.P.005
Dates: -
Creator: L. East Poultry Company and L. East Produce Company
Persons
  • East, Alvin
  • East, Leonard C.
  • Wasson, S. Deane
  • Wolf, Jewell East Mitchell
Organizations
  • L. East Poultry
  • L. East Produce Company
  • Rylander's Super Markets
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Agriculture--Poultry
  • Grocery Trade--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Gustav Palm Papers

AR.P.006
Dates: -
Creator: Palm, Gustav, 1807-1897
Persons
  • Palm, Gustav
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • San Jacinto Street 1401 (Original City Block 170, Lots 1 & 2)
  • 8Th Street and Congress (Block 83, Lot 6)
Subjects
  • Swedish Americans--Texas--History
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
  • Jewelry Trade
  • Immigrants--Texas
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2014.045
Dates: -
Creator: Hemingson, Kent
Persons
  • Hemingson, Kent
Organizations
  • Austin 2010
  • Austin Area Research Organization
  • Austin Vision 2010
  • Downtown Austin Alliance
  • Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.). Major Employers Task Force
  • Vision Austin Foundation
  • Real Estate Council of Austin
  • Vision 2010 Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Population
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Urbanization--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Q.002
Dates: -
Creator: Long, Walter Ewing, 1886-1973
Persons
  • Long, Walter Ewing
Organizations
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Austin
  • Texas Chamber of Commerce
  • Texas Manufacturing Association
  • Texas Centennial Committee
  • Texas Commercial Executives Association
  • Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
  • Colorado River--Texas
  • Penn Field (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas--Camp Swift
  • Brackenridge Tract (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture--Economic aspects--Texas--Travis County
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Industries--Texas--Austin
  • Labor supply--Texas--Austin
  • Roads--Design and construction
  • Anniversaries--Texas
  • Water-power--Texas
  • Dams--Texas
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • Silk industry
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Tourism--Marketing
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Brown Brothers Records

AR.Q.003
Creator: Brown Brothers (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Brown, R. L.
  • Brown, J. Gordon
Organizations
  • Brown Brothers (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • Real property
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site