Archives and Manuscripts Index

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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

Laguna Gloria Museum Records

AR.Z.032
Dates: -
Creator: Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Persons
Organizations
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Art museums--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.2014.028
Dates: -
Creator: Martin, Michael, 1948-2014
Persons
  • Martin, Michael
  • Smith, Philip
  • Price, Toni
  • Vaughan, Stevie Ray
  • Barton, Lou Ann
  • Atkinson, Bob
  • Atkinson, Jerre
  • Fetherstone, Ken
Organizations
  • Enigma Media
  • PASE Video Inc.
  • Austin Chronicle
  • Club Chi-Wa-Wa
  • Fabulous Thunderbirds (Musical group)
  • LeRoi Brothers
  • Los Albino Geckos
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Music--Texas--Austin--History
  • Music videos
  • Music--Performance
Format
  • Audio
  • 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
AR.2004.030
Dates: -
Creator: International Women's Day Community Media Festival
Persons
Organizations
  • International Women's Day Community Media Festival
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Women in the mass media industry
  • International Women's Day
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2003.014
Dates: -
Creator: YWCA Greater Austin (Tex.)
Persons
  • Gorham, Diana
  • Cossie, Barbara
  • Appenzellar, Anne
  • Cunningham, Cris
  • Biesele, Margo
  • Bounds, Helen
Organizations
  • University YWCA/YMCA (Austin, Tex.)
  • Gay Community Services (Austin, Tex.)
  • YWCA Greater Austin (Tex.)
  • Out Youth (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • WomenSpace (Organization)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • 2330 Guadalupe Street (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
  • Mental health counseling--Texas--Austin
  • Mental health services--Texas--Austin
  • Young Women's Christian associations
  • Women--Services for
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Anti-racism
  • Drug abuse--Treatment
  • Gay youth--Services for
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2002.008
Dates: -
Creator: Pennington, Gloria M.; Pennington, Mel, 1934-2003
Persons
  • Pennington, Mel
  • Pennington, Gloria Mata
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Fiesta de Independencia Foundation
  • KXAN (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Austin-Saltillo Sister Cities Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Saltillo (Coahuila, Mexico)
Subjects
  • Sister cities
  • Aged--Services for--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American women
  • Latinx--Texas--History
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Television journalists--Texas--Austin
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Charities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1998.012
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Opera
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Opera
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Opera companies--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
AR.1996.007
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Civic Chorus
Persons
  • Gailbraith, Gene
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin Arts Commission (Tex.)
  • Austin Civic Chorus, Inc.
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Choirs (Music)--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Vocal music
Format
  • Audio
  • 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