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

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
AR.N.008
Dates: -
Creator: Hamby Family; Harper Family; Pettway Family
Persons
  • Hamby, Alice
  • Hamby, Bob
  • Hamby, Carrie Mae
  • Hamby, Catherine Jane
  • Hamby, Frank
  • Hamby, James
  • Hamby, Lewis
  • Hamby, Lillian
  • Hamby, Minnie Jane
  • Hamby, Robert
  • Hamby, Virginia
  • Hamby, William
  • Hamby, William Robert
  • Harper, Henry W.
  • Lewis, Margaret Lynn
  • Pettway, Richard
  • Williams, K. T. Hamby
Organizations
  • American National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Millican and Hamby Insurance, Loans and Investments
  • United States. Army. Filipino Infantry Regiment, 1st
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • 4411 Red River Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • 1405 Whitis Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Baguio (Philippines)
  • Camp Bronson (Ill.)
  • Grapeland (Tex.)
  • Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Japan
  • Leyte Island (Philippines)
  • Seoul (Korea)
  • Pecos County (Tex.)
  • Manila (Philippines)
  • Stuttgart (Germany)
  • Waukegan (Ill.)
Subjects
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Austin
  • Family--Texas--Austin
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
  • Veterans--Texas--Austin
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Robertson Family Papers

AR.U.007
Dates: -
Creator: Robertson family
Persons
  • Robertson, James Harvey
  • Robertson, John Benjamin (Ben)
  • Robertson, Joseph W.
  • Robertson, Julia Young
  • Robertson, Susan M.
  • Young, Stark
Organizations
  • American National Bank of Austin
  • Luthy Battery Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Real property--Texas
  • Investments
  • Practice of law--Texas--History
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Oil industries--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Y.002
Dates: -
Creator: Baker, Dewitt Clinton, 1831-1881
Persons
  • Baker, Dewitt Clinton
  • Graham, Mary Elizabeth
  • Graham, Ellen
  • Baker, Mary Lilly
  • Baker, Julia
  • Cox, Ethel Baker
  • Franklin, Ellen Graham
  • Baker, Alice Graham
Organizations
  • Baker & Graham Druggists
  • A.S. Barnes & Co.
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Pharmacy--Texas--Austin--History
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Z.002
Dates: -
Creator: Orr family; Huberich family; Barton family
Persons
  • Orr, Laura King Allen
  • Orr, John
  • Huberich, Lollie King Orr
  • Evans, May Bess Orr
  • Orr, Bess Moore. -1968
  • Huberich, Charles Henry
  • Gibson, May Bessie Huberich
Organizations
  • Lollie Orr Huberich's Primary School
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Calvert (Tex.)
  • Llano (Tex.)--Commerce
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Clothing and dress
  • Domestic relations
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas
  • Travel
  • Women
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women--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

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