Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.U.004
Dates: -
Creator: Goodman, Richard, 1949-2005
Persons
  • Goodman, Richard
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Levy, Mike
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Himmelblau, Betty J.
  • Mullen, Ron
  • Snell, Jimmy
  • Trevino, John
  • Deuser, Larry
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Wendler, Ed, Jr.
Organizations
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Traffic and Transportation Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Cable Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Environmental Board
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Rainey Street (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Ecology--Texas--Austin
  • Floods--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Electric utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Cable television--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
  • Motorboat racing--Texas--Austin
  • Public works--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Health--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2012.020
Dates: -
Creator: Gronquist, Wayne
Persons
  • Gronquist, Wayne
Organizations
  • Save Barton Creek Association
  • South River City Citizens (Austin, Tex.)
  • Zilker Park Posse
  • United South Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex)
Subjects
  • Ecology--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Urbanization--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2001.005
Dates: -
Creator: Clark, Jenny
Persons
  • Clark, Jenny
Organizations
  • Save Barton Creek Association
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Austin Community Television
  • We Care Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Wildlife conservation--Texas
  • Endangered species--Texas
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Genetically modified foods
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site, Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2001.011
Dates: -
Creator: Shea, Brigid
Persons
  • Shea, Brigid
  • Ballew, Helen
  • Bunch, William G.
  • Cousar, Jim
  • Frederick, David
  • Arnold, Mary
  • Hamilton, Jennie
  • Butts, David
  • Bradley, Gary
  • Almanza, Susana
Organizations
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • SEMATECH (Organization)
  • Campaign for Responsible Technology
  • People Organized in the Defense of Earth and her Resources (PODER)
  • Citizens for Responsible Planning
  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers
  • Austin (Tex.). Environmental and Conservation Services Department
Places
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Ecology--Texas--Austin
  • Creeks--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Watershed management--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Louise Epstein and James Cooley Papers

AR.1995.006
Dates: -
Creator: Epstein, Louise
Persons
  • Epstein, Louise
  • Cooley, James
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Travis County
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2017.027
Dates: -
Creator: Valentine, Sarah McKim
Persons
  • Cavett, Gladys Freund
  • Fish, Janet
  • Henderson, W. G.
  • Kenmotsu, Nancy Adele
  • Marshall, Jean Williams Dugger
  • Owens, James Mulkey, Jr.
  • Quinlan, Dorothy
  • Quinlan, James P.
  • Schulle, Clara
  • Shea, Brigid
  • Simpson, Mary Tol
  • Van Maanen, Ronald D.
  • Voelkel, Kermit E.
  • Voelkel, Leola H.
  • Valentine, Sarah McKim
  • Walker, Eldridge
  • Word, James H.
  • Wendler, Ed Tynan, Sr.
  • Zrioka, William
Organizations
  • Shoal Creek Project (Austin, Tex.)
  • Seton Hospital (Austin, Tex.)
  • National Wildflower Research Center (U.S.)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Places
  • Shoal Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Seiders Springs (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Bryker Woods (Austin, Tex.)
  • Allandale (Austin, Tex.)
  • 4705 Burnet Road (Austin, Tex.)
  • 4703 Burnet Road (Austin, Tex.)
  • 34th Street (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Human ecology--Texas--Austin
  • Creeks
  • Urbanization--Texas--Austin
  • Rivers--Texas--Austin
  • Creeks--Texas--Austin
  • Ecology--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Floods--Texas--Austin
  • Erosion--Texas--Austin
  • Native Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Indians of North America
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Urban runoff--Management
  • Oral history
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2019.029
Dates: -
Creator: Shea, Brigid
Persons
  • Shea, Brigid
  • Bradley, Gary
  • Bunch, Bill
  • Garza, Jesus
  • Kitchen, Ann
  • Reynolds, Ronney
  • Todd, Bruce
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Bergstrom Housing Reuse Task Force
  • Better Austin Tomorrow
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Texas Municipal League
  • International Council on Local Environmental Initiatives
  • Austin Community College (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
  • Texas. Legislature
  • Freeport-McMoran
  • FM Properties
  • Lantana Water Service
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Bergstrom Air Force Base (Tex.)
  • Holly Power Plant (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Circle C (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Public utility districts--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Climatic changes--Government policy
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site