Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.H.016
Dates: -
Creator: Brooke, Florence Ralston
Persons
  • Brooke, Florence Ralston
  • Brooke, Henrietta Ralston
Organizations
  • Palm Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Emigration and immigration
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Lyme Hall (Cheshire)
  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History--19th century
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Passenger ships--History--19th century
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.M.004
Dates: -
Creator: Carrington family; Pearce family; Imboden family
Persons
  • Carrington, Lilian
  • Pearce, Mignonette Carrington
  • Pearce, James Edwin
  • Andrews, Fanny Margaret
  • Pearce, Mignonette
  • Christianson, Virginia Leberman
  • Carrington, Wiley Hubbard Davis
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin Art League
  • Texas School for the Blind
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Bull Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Dam (1893-1900)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Portrait photography
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Purcell Family Papers

AR.Z.010
Dates: -
Creator: Purcell family
Persons
  • Purcell, Stuart McLeod
  • Purcell, Mabelle Agnes Umland
  • Purcell, Lel Red
  • Burke, Mary (Mollie)
  • Jones, Alma Shelby (Bird)
  • Maxwell, Janie
  • Purcell, Malcom Lee
  • Purcell, William Stuart, Jr.
  • Hawkins, Martha Lel Stuart
Organizations
  • South Texas Baptist College
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Stuart Female Seminary (Austin, Tex.)
  • Live Oak Female Seminary (Washington County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Music
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Education
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Diaries
  • Local history--Authorship
  • Presbyterian Church--Education
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Costley Family Papers

AR.2012.008
Dates: -
Creator: Costley family
Persons
  • Costley, Alice
  • Costley, Lorraine
  • Bledsoe, Mary Alice
  • Preece family
  • Washington family
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Genealogy
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required