Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.1991.113
Dates: -
Creator: Bonar, Ave
Persons
  • Bennett, Paul
  • Bonar, Ave
  • Bridger, Bobby
  • Butler, Ernest
  • Butler, Sarah
  • Broyles, Sybil
  • Broyles, William, Jr.
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
  • Charles, Michael Ray
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Deming, David
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Durán, Fidencio
  • Dyson, Frank
  • Erickson, Roky
  • Ferris, Roy
  • Fidler, James C.
  • Flato, Malou
  • Gammon, Regan
  • Harte, Chris
  • Hay, Deborah
  • Henderson, Bitsy
  • Hightower, Jim
  • Hoffman, Jolynn
  • Keever, Jack Elton
  • King, Alfred
  • Knierim, Bruce
  • Lebermann, Lowell H., Jr.
  • Levy, Mike
  • Mallory, Sid
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Mackey, John
  • McKinnon, Mark
  • Miller, Barbara
  • Miller, Laurence D., III.
  • Nofziger, Max
  • Nunez, Renee
  • Oppel, Richard
  • Penn, Beverly
  • Phillip, Bobbitt
  • Priour, Damian
  • Selden, Bobbitt
  • Sager, Alan
  • Sargent, Ben
  • Siff, Ted
  • Smith, Milton T.
  • Taliaferro, John
  • Thomas, Rejina
  • Watson, John P.
  • Wittliff, William D.
Organizations
  • Town Lake Park Alliance
  • City of Austin
  • Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Places
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Bouldin Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin Museum of Art (Austin, Tex.)
  • Long Center (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Church
  • Dance
  • Groceries
  • Neighborhoods
  • Public schools
  • Restaurants
  • Television stations
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Art museums
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1997.007
Dates: -
Creator: Sheffield, Beverly
Persons
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Crenshaw, Roberta
  • Ney, Elisabet
  • Henry, O.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Community Foundation
  • Save Barton Creek Association
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Deep Eddy Swimming Pool (Austin, Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Recreation--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Salamanders--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Swimming pools--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2013.004
Dates: -
Creator: Black, Sinclair
Persons
  • Black, Sinclair
  • Hofmann, Margret
  • Friedman, Jeff
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
  • Coalition of Austin Neighborhoods
  • Environmental Conservatory of Austin and Central Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • MoPac Boulevard
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
  • Shoal Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Waller Creek (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Conservation of natural resources--Texas--Austin
  • Rivers--Texas--Austin
  • Roads--Texas--Austin
  • Creeks
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.064
Dates: -
Creator: Orum, Anthony M.
Persons
  • Orum, Anthony M.
  • Glass, Taylor
  • Ransom, Ruby Lee
  • Tatum, Jim
  • Baker, Betty
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Shelton, Emmett, Sr.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Nolen, Harry
  • O'Quinn, Trueman E.
  • Lee, Jean
  • Spear, Helen
  • Perry, Edgar
  • Yarborough, Ralph Webster
  • Scanlan, John
  • Barnes, Lorraine
  • Overton, Volma
  • Crenshaw, Roberta
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Fath, Creekmore
  • Long, Walter Ewing
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Davis, Stormy
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Schwartz, Lou
  • Binder, Bob
Organizations
  • International Business Machines Corporation
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • Texas. Highway Department
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Travis County (Tex.). Commissioners Court
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • East 6th Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Fiesta Gardens (Austin, Tex.)
  • Westlake Hills (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Oral history--Texas--Austin
  • Local history--Research
  • Students--Political activity
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
  • Gentrification--Texas--Austin
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • Judaism--Texas--Austin--Customs and practices
  • Church
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Power resources--Texas--Austin
  • Water-supply--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Floods--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1993.001
Dates: -
Creator: Crenshaw, Roberta
Persons
  • Dickson, Roberta
  • Crenshaw, Roberta
  • Nichols, Dick
  • Akin, Harry
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Wilson, Jim Amos
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Palmer, Lester
  • Taniguchi, Alan Y.
  • Williams, William T. (William Thomas), Jr.
  • Shanks, Louis F.
  • St. John, Ed
  • Mathias, Vic
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Parks and Recreation Board
  • National Recreation and Park Association
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Conservation Foundation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
  • Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Urban beautification--Texas--Austin
  • Women civic leaders--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1993.002
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Light Newspaper
Persons
  • Barnstone, Robert
  • Barrientos, Gonzalo
  • Bone, Ponty
  • Gonzalez, Hank
  • Lorenz, Perry
  • Tucci, Tony
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
Organizations
  • Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Austin Agenda
  • Austin Light
  • Austin Weekly
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Stacy Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • American newspapers--Texas--Austin
  • Community newspapers--Texas--Austin
  • Newspaper publishing--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site