Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.2000.023
Dates: -
Creator: Zumbrun, Janna
Persons
  • Zumbrun, Janna
Organizations
  • Citizens for a United Austin
  • Austin Lesbian/Gay Political Caucus
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin--Law and legislation
  • Lesbians--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • Gays--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1999.016
Dates: -
Creator: Jones, Joseph Jay, 1908-1999
Persons
  • Jones, Joseph Jay
  • Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Yelderman, May
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • The Curtain Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Little Theatre
  • Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
  • Municipal Golf Course Club (MUNI)
  • St. John's Orphan Home
  • Holiday House
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • Braniff Airways
  • Continental Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Capitol Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Drive-In Theatre
  • Hillbilly Kitchen
  • Montopolis Drive-In
  • Lam's Yum Yum Chinese Restaurant
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • New Orleans Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam
  • University Light Opera Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Varsity Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Yank Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Tyler (Tex.)
  • Port Arthur (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religious life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
  • Amusements
  • Animals
  • Auctions
  • Automobiles
  • Business enterprises
  • Celebrations
  • Restaurants
  • Theater
  • Protest movements
  • Public schools
  • Advertising fliers--Texas
  • Festivals
  • School sports
  • Students--Political activity
  • Peace movements
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Church
  • LGBTQ people
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Peace movements--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Police misconduct
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • World War (1939-1945)
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1995.001
Dates: -
Creator: AIDS Services of Austin (Tex.)
Persons
Organizations
  • AIDS Services of Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin AIDS Project
  • Waterloo Counseling Center (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • AIDS (Disease)--Patients--Services for--Texas--Austin
  • HIV-positive persons--Services for--Texas--Austin
  • Public welfare--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2016.027
Dates: -
Creator: Live Wire Productions
Persons
  • Stewert, Karen
  • Cortez, Maria
  • Lutes, Teresa
  • Goss, Diane
  • Massara, Mary
Organizations
  • Live Wire Productions
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Music festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Women musicians--Texas--Austin
  • Women singers
  • LGBTQ people
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • Businesswomen--Texas--Austin
  • Women's music
  • Women's rights--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1993.016
Dates: -
Creator: Capital City Men's Chorus
Persons
Organizations
  • Capital City Men's Chorus
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Choirs (Music)--Texas--Austin
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1992.006
Dates: -
Creator: Dyer, Doug. 1942-1991
Persons
  • Dyer, Doug
  • Caine, Michael
Organizations
  • Esther's Follies (Theater company)
  • Safe Sex Players
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Playwriting
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gays--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Theater programs
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Karen Stewart Papers

AR.2016.067
Dates: -
Creator: Stewart, Karen
Persons
  • Stewart, Karen
  • Lansdale, Sunny
  • Smith, Sue
  • Warren, Louise M.
  • Martin, Michelle
  • Battles, Lisa
Organizations
  • Austin Lambda
  • Center for Battered Women (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Coalition Against Abuse in Lesbian Relationships
  • Texas Council on Family Violence
  • Mother's Legal Defense Fund
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (U.S.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gays--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • Lesbians--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • Women--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Abused women--Texas--Austin
  • Lesbian mothers
  • Same-sex partner abuse
  • Lesbian partner abuse
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Boards and Commissions. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Quality of Life Advisory Commission Records

AR.2017.021
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LBGTQ) Quality of Life Advisory Commission
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LBGTQ) Quality of Life Advisory Commission
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gays--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2017.023
Dates: -
Creator: Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gays--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Stonewall Equality Employee Network (SEEN) Records

AR.2018.015
Dates: -
Creator: Stonewall Equality Employee Network (SEEN)
Persons
  • Hart, Elaine
  • Hensley, Sara
  • Bush, John
Organizations
  • Stonewall Equality Employee Network (SEEN)
  • City of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay activists
  • Gender identity
  • Employee affinity groups
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site