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
AR.M.010
Dates: -
Creator: Darby family; Moerke family
Persons
  • Moerke, Francis Randolh
  • Moerke, Ada Moses
  • McCann, Letitia Moerke
  • Darby, Philip
  • Darby, Harry Philip
Organizations
  • United States. Army
  • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Teachers
  • Education
  • Armed Forces
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Artists
Format
  • Artifacts
  • 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
AR.1991.046
Dates: -
Creator: Hawley, George C.
Persons
  • Hawley, George Cressey
  • Bartholomew, Anna Hawley
  • Bartholomew, Eugene C. (Carlos)
Organizations
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Fire Insurance Company
  • Texas Fire Insurance Committee
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Young Men's Christian associations
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Fire Prevention
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1992.010
Dates: -
Creator: Ulit family
Persons
  • Ulit, Oscar Alfred
  • Ulit, Harry Henry
  • Tuttle, Josephine "Jo" Estelle Ulit
  • Pfeifer, Antonio Bertha Ulit
  • Hofman, Alfred
Organizations
  • Pfeifer Music Company
  • Ed Pfeifer & Son
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • American Airlines
Places
  • Bergstrom Air Force Base (Tex.)
  • Del Valle Air Force Base, Bergstrom Field (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--History
  • Flight attendants--Training of
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1992.030
Dates: -
Creator: Simnacher family
Persons
  • Simnacher, Earnest
  • Simnacher, Edmund
  • Simnacher, Theodore
  • Simnacher, Thomas
  • Simnacher, Elizabeth
  • Simnacher, Mary
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • San Diego (Cal.)
Subjects
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Families--Texas--Austin
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
AR.2018.048
Dates: -
Creator: Walter, Jennie Emmert
Persons
  • Emmert, Joseph Vincent
  • Emmert, Dorothy Louise Hall
  • Hall, George Henry
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Hall, Edna Maxwell
  • Maxwell, Jennie Inasbell Chapin
  • Maxwell, Dwight F.
  • Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William)
  • Maxwell, Harry
  • Maxwell, Velma
  • Maxwell, Dwight Basset
  • Chapin, Fredrick Norman
  • Chapin, Voria
  • Chapin, Sylvia
  • Arnold, Jeanne Marie
  • Thompson, Philip H.
  • Blackman, Jamie Barbara
  • Austin, Norman Riddell
  • Walter, Jennie Emmert
Organizations
  • Durham's Business College
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
  • First Methodist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Ben Hur Temple (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • 1803 Travis Heights Boulevard
  • 811 East 9th Street
  • Barton Springs (Austin, Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • 2010 Travis Heights Boulevard
  • 909 Poplar Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mansfield Dam
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Laundry & Dry Cleaning Company (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Methodist Church--Texas--Austin
  • Snow--Texas--Austin
  • World War I
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Postcards--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site