Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Fisher and Scarborough Families Papers

AR.K.001
Dates: -
Creator: Fisher family; Scarborough family
Persons
  • Fisher, Samuel Rhoads
  • Fisher, Walter Wooldridge
  • Fisher, Julia MacRae Scarborrough
  • Niles, Juliet
  • Walther, Julia Emerson Fisher
  • Scarborough, Emerson Monroe
  • Scarborough, Ada Ledbetter
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Beau Site subdivision, Division C (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
  • Abstracts of title--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Automobiles
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Theresa Callan Luck Albums

AR.K.004
Dates: -
Creator: Luck, Theresa Callan
Persons
  • Callan, Theresa
  • Callan, Chris
  • Callan, Katie
  • Callan, Joseph Patrick
  • Callan, W. W.
  • Dickey, Eddie
  • Huerrn, Annie
  • Kalberer, H.
  • Luck, Alfred
  • McCallum, Ella
  • Mohr, Otto
  • Reilly, Hamilton A.
  • Reilly, Margaret
  • Reilly, N. D.
  • Smith, Annie
  • Smith, August
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Milton Brockett Porter Papers

AR.K.006
Dates: -
Creator: Porter, Milton Brockett, 1869-1960
Persons
  • Porter, Milton Brockett
  • Shapley, Harlow
  • Porter, Goldie
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Donnan Family Papers

AR.K.008
Dates: -
Creator: Donnan family
Persons
  • Johnson, Gustave
  • Shapard, Lilla Donnan
  • Test, Nellie Ward Donnan
  • Donnan, John Knox, Jr.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland
Organizations
  • Spillar Crude Oil Stove Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Salvation Army
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Children's Home (Austin, Tex.)
  • Glorietta Mining Co. (Austin, Tex.)
  • Chicksaw Oil Company (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Real property
  • Freemasonry
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Stock certificates
  • Swedish Americans--Texas--History
Format
  • 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

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

Kruse Family Papers

AR.L.013
Dates: -
Creator: Kruse family
Persons
  • Kruse, John E.
  • Kruse, Otillie Schreiber
  • Stade, Bertha (Beddie) Schreiber
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Marriage
  • German Americans--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.M.003
Dates: -
Creator: Houston, Mary Josephine, 1875-1974
Persons
  • Houston, Mary Josephine
  • Slaughter, James Marshall
  • Slaughter, Heady Cheatham
  • Morris, Carrie May Holleman
  • Kennedy, Ruth
  • Bowden, Malvin George
  • Slaughter, Emma Howard Potts Houston
  • Morris, Laura
  • Morris, John
  • Morris, David
  • Morris, Peter
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha State Organization (Tex.)
  • National Retired Teachers Association
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas
  • Order of the Eastern Star
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Music
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Teachers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • 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
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