Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.2007.010
Dates: -
Creator: Smith family; Yarrington family
Persons
  • Yarrington, Lester
  • Yarrington, A. H.
  • Yarrington, Mary
  • Smith, R. H.
  • Robbins, R. B.
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Race relations
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Slavery--Texas
  • Abstracts of title--Texas--Austin
  • Land titles--Texas
  • Genealogy--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … County (Tex.)--Race relations … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Slavery--Texas … Abstracts of …
AR.2016.063
Dates: -
Creator: Allbright, Terry; Rush, Michael
Persons
  • Rush, Michael
  • Allbright, Terry
Organizations
  • Austin Women Workers (Tex.)
  • American Indians Now Texans
  • Action for Women in Chile (Organization)
  • La Peña
  • Mujeres Artistas del Suroeste
  • Protest Demonstration Against the Rockefeller Commission on Critical Choices for Americans
  • Back Mai Relief Fund
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Latin American Policy Alternatives Group (Austin, Tex.)
  • New American Movement (Organization)
  • Third World Films (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • South America -- Politics and government -- 20th century
  • United States-Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • International Women's Day
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Women’s rights--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Prisoners--Social conditions
  • Indians of North America--Civil rights--History--20th century
  • Protest movements
  • Students--Political activity
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … rights--Texas--Austin … Latinos--Texas--Austin … Vietnam War, 1961-1975 … Prisoners--Social conditions … Indians of North America--Civil rights--History--20th century … Protest movements … …

Eugene T. Digges Collection of the Fontaine Family

AR.M.002
Dates: -
Creator: Digges, Eugene T., Sr.
Persons
  • Fontaine, Patrick Henry
  • Fontaine, Philip Aylett
  • Sampson, Sarah Spotswood Fontaine
  • Fontaine, William Spotswood
  • Fontaine, Sarah Shelton Aylett
  • Fontaine, William Winston
  • Fontaine, Mary Adelaide
  • Fontaine, Lansing
  • Digges, Eugene T.
Organizations
  • Gilleland Academy
  • Improvement in Propulsion of Canal Boats
  • Virginia Historical Society
  • Texas Female Institute
  • Gammel's Book Store
  • Red Front Candy Store
  • Corner and Fontaine Book Co.
  • Capital City Book Co.
  • Bismark Saloon
Places
  • Virginia--Genealogy
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Education--Texas
  • Families
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Eugene T. … Virginia--Genealogy … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Education--Texas … Families … Eugene …

Samuel James Redd Papers

AR.2000.013
Dates: -
Creator: Redd, Samuel James
Persons
  • Redd, Samuel James
  • Redd, Sarah
  • Redd, Wallace
Organizations
  • Texas Military Institute (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Decker League (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Ranching--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … (Ky.) … Decker League (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Families--Texas--Austin … Ranching--Texas … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Samuel James Redd Papers …
AR.2003.031
Dates: -
Creator: Hall family
Persons
  • Hall, Marion Proctor
  • Hall, Etta
  • Hall, Elisha
  • Hall, Anna A.
  • King, Mary
  • Hall, Harriet Jane
  • Cope, Elizabeth
Organizations
  • Friend In Need Society of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Amnesty--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … (Tex.)--Social life and customs … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Families--Texas--Austin … Amnesty--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Hall Family Papers …

United Daughters of the Confederacy. Albert Sydney Johnston Chapter No. 105 Scrapbooks

AR.1991.062
Dates: -
Creator: United Daughters of the Confederacy. Albert Sydney Johnston Chapter No. 105 (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Fox, Lorena
  • Gatlin, Ernest, Mrs
Organizations
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Albert Sydney Johnston Chapter No. 105 (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … (Tex.)--Social life and customs … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Women--Societies and clubs … …

Carpenter Family Papers

AR.2007.011
Dates: -
Creator: Carpenter family
Persons
  • Carpenter, W. E.
  • Carpenter, M. C.
  • Ward, A. R.
  • Shelf, C. S.
  • Pettis, D. D.
  • Harris, Nannie
  • Heckel, Frank
Organizations
Places
  • Elgin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Family Papers … Carpenter, W. E. … Carpenter, M. C. … Ward, A. R. … Shelf, C. S. … Pettis, D. D. … Harris, Nannie … … Elgin (Tex.) … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Families--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Carpenter Family Papers …
AR.2016.016
Dates: -
Creator: Giffin, Roger
Persons
  • Giffin, Roger
  • Pease, E. M. (Elisha Marshall)
  • Pease, Lucadia Christiana Niles
Organizations
  • State of Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Education
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Governors--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Austin (Tex.) … Galveston (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Education … Families--Texas--Austin …

Will Lambert Scrapbooks

AR.1994.008
Dates: -
Creator: Lambert, Will
Persons
  • Lambert, Will
Organizations
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Infantry Regiment, 1st
  • Texas Rangers. Frontier Battalion
  • United Confederate Veterans. Texas Division. Dick Bowling Camp No. 197
Places
  • Houston (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Military history
  • Scrapbook journaling
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Lambert, Will … Houston (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Military history … Scrapbook …
AR.2015.030
Dates:
Creator: University of Texas Department of American Studies
Persons
  • Zumbrun, Janna
  • Chong, Alexis
  • Hoang, Elyse
  • Shetty, Divakar
  • Shetty, Shalini
  • Shetty, Pooja
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Velia
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Ramirez, Miguel
  • Vitek, Valasta
  • Coswell, Lee
  • Rosipal, Eileen
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • L Style G Style
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans
  • LGBTQ
  • Asian Americans
  • Railroads
  • Czech Americans--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Gay rights
  • Graffiti
  • Human trafficking
  • Indians of North America
  • Mexican American soldiers--Texas--History--20th century
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Rosipal, Eileen … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Mexican Americans … LGBTQ … Asian Americans … Railroads … Czech Americans--Texas … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Gay rights … Graffiti … Human …