Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Dewey Bradford Papers

AR.X.013
Dates: -
Creator: Bradford, Dewey
Persons
  • Bradford, Dewey
  • Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Mansbendel, Peter
  • Salinas, Porfirio
  • Travis, Edmunds
  • Faulk, John Henry
Organizations
  • Texas Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Zoos
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Text 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.2009.066
Dates: -
Creator: Jones, Hubert
Persons
  • Jones, Hubert
  • Alexander
  • Baker
  • Betram
  • Bowden
  • Davis
  • Dowau
  • Drue
  • Kirby
  • Kirk
  • Lancaster
  • Larubent
  • Lincoln
  • Long
  • Newsome
  • Nix
  • Robinson
  • Savage
  • Smith
  • Spence
  • Teagarten
  • Todd
  • Whitaker
Organizations
  • Austin House
  • Buckeye Barrell House Saloon
  • Charles Ohrndorf Grocery
  • Churchill Brothers Tinshop
  • City Drugs
  • Driskill Hotel
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Eastern Star
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • John Bremond and Company
  • Isaac Stein China Glass and Crockery
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bee County (Tex.)
  • Dallas County (Tex.)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Mexico
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Aeronautics--Airplanes
  • Animals
  • Boats and boating
  • Railroad bridges
  • Dams--Texas--Austin
  • Groceries
  • Public schools
  • Transportation
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2003.006
Dates: -
Creator: Natural Science Guild of Austin
Persons
  • Burnett, Larcie
  • Jones, Sidney
  • McMillon, Mary Beth
  • Orr, Joyce
  • Powell, Penny
  • Stobie, Olga
  • Terwelp, Diane
Organizations
  • Austin Natural Science Association Guild
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Natural Science Guild of Austin, Inc.
  • Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm (Tex.)
  • Austin Nature and Science Center
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Agricultural museums
  • Science museums--Texas--Austin
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1999.008
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Ballet Theatre
Persons
  • Hall, Stanley
  • Bergquist, Jone
  • Valentine, Mary Alice
Organizations
  • Austin Ballet Theatre
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
  • Austin Ballet Theatre Dancers' School
  • Austin Civic Ballet
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Ballet companies--Texas--Austin
  • Ballet dancing--Study and teaching
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Save Our Sunken Gardens Records

AR.1994.105
Dates: -
Creator: Save Our Sunken Gardens
Persons
Organizations
  • Project ESOS
  • Albert Sidney Johnston High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Sunken Gardens (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Parks--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2018.022
Dates: -
Creator: Denney, Richard
Persons
  • Denney, Richard
  • West, Marvalene
Organizations
  • Austin Area Garden Center
  • Bergstrom Air Force Base (Tex.)
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Austin. Computation Center
  • University of Texas at Austin. Department of Computer Sciences
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Documentary photography
  • Floods
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Technology
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2018.026
Dates:
Creator: Akmal, Phyllis
Persons
  • Akmal, Phyllis
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Zilker Botanical Garden (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures,etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Guadalupe Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • Clarksville (Tex.)
  • The Drag (Austin, Tex.)
  • Zilker Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects
  • Neighborhoods--Texas--Austin
  • College students--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic 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