Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.H.008
Dates: -
Creator: Hart family
Persons
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Meriweather, Carrie
  • Hart, William de Normandie
  • Hart, James Hill
  • Hart, Nannie Strother Furman
  • Jagou, Helen Furman
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Hart, Katherine
Organizations
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Austin History Center
  • Daughters of the American Colonists
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Travis County (Tex.). Historic Landmarks Commision
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Mexico City
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Government--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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

Newgent Family Papers

AR.J.010
Dates: -
Creator: Newgent family
Persons
  • Newgent, George A.
  • Newgent, Frances Virginia Foster
  • Newgent, Loula Mae
Organizations
  • First Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Woman's Federation
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • University of Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • College sports--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Fleece Philips Purnell Papers

AR.L.001
Dates: -
Creator: Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips, 1888-
Persons
  • Purnell, Leland Everett
  • Cunningham, LaNell Webb Purnell
  • Purnell, Fleece Ogarita Philips
  • Bracken, Edward R., Mrs
  • Philips, Blanche Bracken
  • Philips, John Hall
  • Webb, James Leland
Organizations
  • National Society, United Daughters of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Parker and Shudde Families Papers

AR.P.010
Dates: -
Creator: Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker, 1895-
Persons
  • Shudde, Nona Lee Clement Parker
  • Shudde, Louis O.
  • Parker, Lila Anne
  • Parker, Richard Denny
  • Parker, William
  • Clement, Frank
  • Parker, Richard Clement
  • Parker, David Connell
  • Parker, Daniel
  • Woolverton, Alice Maxwell
Organizations
  • Austin Genealogical Society
  • Austin Poetry Society (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Thankful Hubbard Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • University Christian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Patriotic societies
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

National Society, United Daughters of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter Records

AR.R.005
Dates: -
Creator: National Society, United Daughters of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
Organizations
  • National Society, United Daughters of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and conditions
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Gillespie and Hull Family Papers

AR.1991.030
Dates: -
Creator: Gillespie family; Hull family
Persons
  • Hull, Shirley
  • Gillespie, Mike
  • Hull, Robert
  • Cervin, Nita Carol
Organizations
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • University Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis County Sesquicentennial Committee (Travis County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site