Archives and Manuscripts Index

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John Samuel Brownlee Family Papers

AR.O.015
Dates: -
Creator: Brownlee, John Samuel, 1848-1909
Persons
  • Brownlee, John Samuel
  • Brownlee, May Banford
  • Brownlee, Charles Hansford
  • Brownlee, Mary Watson
  • Brownlee, John Houghton
  • Benson, Florence Brownlee
  • Miller, May Belle Brownlee
  • Harris, May Diane Miller
  • Miller, Sampson Oliver, Jr.
Organizations
  • Freemasons
  • University of Texas
  • Travis Audubon Society
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • American Legion
  • University Preparatory and Grammar School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Order of the Violet Crown
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Wooldridge Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Order of the Eastern Star
Places
  • Burnet (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Physicians--Texas
  • Medicine--Texas--History
  • Families--Texas
  • World War I
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Elections
  • Freemasons--Texas
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
  • Private Schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Autographs--Collectors and collecting
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Theater programs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Q.020
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Ethnic History Association (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Hart, Katherine
  • Kocurek, Willie
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Widen, Carl T.
Organizations
  • Austin Ethnic History Association (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Ethnic groups--Texas--Austin
  • Ethnicity--Texas--Austin
  • Folk festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.S.006
Dates: -
Creator: Moore, Nettie, 1922-1990
Persons
  • Moore, Nettie
Organizations
  • Austin Civic Center
  • Austin Garden Club
  • Austin Sister Cities Foundation
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
  • Country Dinner Playhouse (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin(Tex.)--Commerce
  • Saltillo (Coahuila, Mexico)
Subjects
  • Public relations
  • Cities and towns--International cooperation
  • Pets
  • Older people
  • Theater--Texas
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Z.021
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Aqua Festival
Persons
  • Mathias, Vic
  • St. John, Ed
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Albright, Glen
  • Archer, Bill
  • Balli, Sheryl
  • Bauchaman, Virginia
  • Bechtol, Hub
  • Braziel, John
  • Brown, Ken
  • Burns, Peaches
  • Butler, Beth
  • Butler, Elizabeth Ann
  • Byfield, George Ann
  • Dismukes, Bill
Organizations
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2013.039
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Taiwanese Association
Persons
  • Chen, Chunshing
  • Chieu, John
  • Fu, Kuan-Yu
  • Hsu, Shen-Hung
  • Lieng, Johnny
  • Lin, Kevin
  • Pan, Francis
  • Wu, Mu-Sheng
  • Wu, Pearl
  • Wu, Peter
  • Yang, Ming-Yuan
  • Yu, Paul
Organizations
  • Austin Taiwanese Association
  • Austin Taiwanese Language School
  • Austin Taiwanese Presbyterian Church
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Taipei (Taiwan)
  • Taiwan--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Social life and customs
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Ethnic groups--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas
  • Political participation
  • Taiwanese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Taiwanese Americans--Texas--Societies, etc
  • Universities and colleges--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2013.017
Dates: -
Creator: Kelly, Cris
Persons
  • Kelly, Cris
Organizations
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.067
Dates: -
Creator: Order of the Violet Crown
Persons
  • Bremond, Walter, Jr.
  • Brownlee, C. H.
  • Graham, Richard Niles
  • Nalle, George
  • Weed, Thurlow
Organizations
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Order of the Violet Crown
  • San Sam
  • Texas State Exposition
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Women
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Texas Book Festival Records

AR.2002.043
Creator: Texas Book Festival
Persons
Organizations
  • Texas Book Festival
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Book industries and trade--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.2016.025
Dates: -
Creator: Wassenich, Red
Persons
  • Wassenich, Red
  • Pavelka, Karen
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Travel
  • Congress Avenue (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Curiosities and wonders--Texas--Austin--Pictorial works
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Authors, American--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Entertainers--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Music festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Popular culture--Texas--Austin
  • Public art--Texas--Austin
  • Sculpture--Texas--Austin
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Streets--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2000.016
Dates:
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons
  • Anderson, Katherine Louise
  • Artz, Gus
  • Aten, W. C.
  • Bacon, Bob
  • Baylor, Carey
  • Bean, Jimmy
  • Clayton, Billy
  • Clements, William P.
  • Crow, Alvin
  • Delgado, Lydia
  • Delgado, Robert
  • Deming, David
  • Ely, Joe
  • Fidler, James C.
  • Gammage, Manny
  • Hall, Stanley
Organizations
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Driskill Hotel
  • Folksville Ice Cream
  • St. Mary's Cathedral (Austin, Tex.)
  • Franzetti Grocery Company
  • First Methodist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • F. Weigl Iron Works
  • Avenue B Grocery
  • Scarbrough's
  • Varsity Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • State Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Threadgill's (Restaurant : Austin, Tex.)
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hyde Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Austin (Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Protest movements
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
  • Music
  • Celebrations
  • Banks and banking
  • Creeks
  • Dams
  • Hotels
  • Lakes
  • Motion picture theaters
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Streets
  • Photography--Exhibitions
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site