Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.H.004
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Council of Parent-Teacher Associations
Persons
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Gage, Winnie
  • Bonavita, Evelyn
  • Manning, Nancy
  • Everett, Leigh
  • Bessner, Ray
  • Cook, Karen
  • Williams, Karen
  • Moore, J. H.
  • Shivers, Allan
  • Shepperd, John Ben
Organizations
  • Austin City Council of Parent-Teachers
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers
  • Junior League of Austin (Tex.)
  • Texans War on Drugs Committee
  • Austin School Improvement League
  • Council of Presidents
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Parents' and teachers' associations
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Michael L. Harris Papers

AR.M.012
Dates: -
Creator: Harris, Michael L.
Persons
  • Harris, Michael L.
  • Russell, Allen H.
  • Knebel, Edmund P.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Austin Baseball Club (Tex.)
  • Texas League
  • Austin Braves (Baseball team)
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • A.N. McCallum High School
  • Pan American Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Disch Field (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Minor league baseball--Texas
  • Baseball--Texas--History
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Campaign paraphernalia
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.) Office of Bicentennial Affairs Records

AR.N.006
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
Persons
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and custom
  • Texas--Centennial celebrations, etc.
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.P.002
Dates: -
Creator: Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
Persons
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Reynolds, Burt
  • Davidson, Dan H.
  • Znotas, Joseph M.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Austin (Tex.). Health and Human Services Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). City Manager's Office
  • United States. Air Force. Thunderbirds
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Lake Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library Records

AR.Q.010
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Public Library
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Libraries--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2010.007
Dates: -
Creator: Overton, Volma
Persons
  • Overton, Volma
  • Overton, Warneta
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Austin Branch
  • Austin NAACP Federal Credit Union (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Boys Scouts of America. Troop 70 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas State Conference of the NAACP Branches
  • Oak Springs Elementary (Austin, Tex.). Campus Advisory Council
  • Texas Society to Abolish Capital Punishment
  • United States. Army Reserve
  • United States Postal Service
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Texas--Austin
  • African American students
  • School integration--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Ballroom dancing
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Social reformers
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Economic aspects
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in employment--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in public accommodations--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin (Tex.). City Council. Smoot Carl-Mitchell Records

AR.1991.055
Dates: -
Creator: Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Persons
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Social Policy Advisory Committee
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Energy
  • National League of Cities
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • City planning
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Floods
  • Social service--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management--Texas
  • Transportation
  • Roads
  • Electric utilities--Rates--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1996.025
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Aviation Department
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Aviation
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council. Aviation Subcommittee
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Architectural drawings
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office. Roy Butler Artifacts

AR.1991.088
Dates: -
Creator: Butler, Roy, 1926-
Persons
  • Butler, Roy Anderson
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
Access: Available on-site

Susan Toomey Frost Papers

AR.1992.011
Dates: -
Creator: Frost, Susan Toomey
Persons
  • Frost, Susan Toomey
  • Arnold, Mary
  • Barnstone, Robert
  • Carrasco, Jorge
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Humphrey, George
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Trevino, John
  • Washington, Joe
  • McHone, Mike
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Community Television
  • Austin Parks and Recreation Policy Advisory Committee
  • Town Lake Park Alliance
  • Austin Neighborhoods Council
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • We Care Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Sand Beach Researve (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • Convention facilities--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Community leadership
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Political activity
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice