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Archives and Manuscripts Index

Browse and search an inventory of the Austin History Center’s archival collections. Where appropriate, click on the collection title to view the collection finding aid (a detailed description of the collection) hosted by Texas Archival Resources Online. These links will open the description in a new browser window.

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AR.2012.006
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Equal Citizenship Corporation
Persons
  • Barclay, John
  • Reed, Janet
Organizations
  • Austin Equal Citizenship Corporation
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in employment--Texas--Austin
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Austin (Tex.) … Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin … Civil rights--Texas--Austin … Discrimination in …

John Dowell Lunacy Trial Papers

AR.H.055
Dates: -
Creator: Travis County Clerk's Office
Persons
  • Dowell, John
Organizations
  • Travis County (Tex.). County Clerk
Places
  • Travis County (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Courts--Texas
  • Civil procedure--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Dowell, John … Travis County (Tex.) … Courts--Texas … Civil procedure--Texas … John Dowell Lunacy Trial Papers …
AR.E.006
Dates: -
Creator: Urbantke family
Persons
  • Urbantke, Elsie
  • Urbantke, Gus Fred
  • Urbantke, Emily Eversberg
  • Urbantke, Hilda
Organizations
  • Texas School for the Deaf
  • Blinn College
  • University Of Texas at Austin
  • County Club of Austin
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • U.S. Naval Hospital (Norman, Okla.)
  • Women's Texas Golf Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
Subjects
  • Golf--Texas--Austin
  • Deaf--Education--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Greeting cards
  • Valentines
  • Christmas cards
  • Postcards--Collectors and collecting
  • Country clubs--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Golf for women
  • Nursing
  • Women in engineering
  • Women in war
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Golf for women … Nursing … Women in engineering … Women in war … Urbantke Family Papers …

Eustasio Cepeda Papers

AR.W.015
Dates: -
Creator: Cepeda, Eustasio
Persons
  • Cepeda, Eustasio
  • Ledesma, Maria
Organizations
  • Club Anahuac
  • Club Fraternal Ignacio Zaragoza
  • Club Latino Recreativo de Austin
  • Comision Honorifica Mexicana
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Mexico--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Diplomatic and consular service, Mexican
  • Mexican Americans--Social conditions--20th century
  • Mexican Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Festivals--Mexico
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … conditions--20th century … Mexican Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century … …

William King Papers

AR.L.012
Dates: -
Creator: King, William
Persons
  • King, William
  • King, Sarah A.
Organizations
Places
  • Mexico
Subjects
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Soldiers
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Papers … King, William … King, Sarah A. … Mexico … Mexican War, 1846-1848 … Soldiers … William King Papers …

Cecil Bernard Smith Papers

AR.X.004
Dates: -
Creator: Smith, Cecil Bernard
Persons
  • Webb, Walter Prescott
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. War Production Board
  • Greater Austin Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Mexico
Subjects
  • International relations--History
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Papers … University of Texas at Austin … United States. War Production Board … Greater Austin Association … Webb, …
AR.1991.057
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin Equal Citizenship Corporation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Braille books
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Blind--Services for--Texas--Austin
  • Braille books
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • People with disabilities
  • Discrimination against people with disabilities
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … books … Human rights--Texas--Austin … African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century … …
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
Excerpt: … and Teachers … Junior League of Austin (Tex.) … Texans War on Drugs Committee … Austin School Improvement League … …
AR.Z.016
Dates: -
Creator: Akin, Robert Harry, 1903-1976
Persons
  • Akin, Harry
  • Kennedy, Robert F.
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Tinstman, Robert M.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Human Opportunities Committee
  • National Restaurant Association (U.S.)
  • International Association of Hotel, Restaurant, and Café Owners
  • Night Hawk Restaurant
  • Akin Farm
  • Austin (Tex.). Model Cities Program
  • Greater Austin Association
  • Community Council of Austin and Travis County
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Segregation
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Wages--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Liquor laws--Texas--Austin
  • Bus lines--Texas--Austin
  • Political campaigns
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Mayors--Texas--Austin … African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century … Race …
AR.S.012
Dates: -
Creator: Bode, Mary Jane
Persons
  • Bode, Mary Jane
Organizations
  • Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
  • Texas Women's Political Caucus
  • Austin Volunteer Center
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped
Places
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Elections--Texas--Travis County
  • Women legislators--Texas
  • Women--Political activity--Texas
  • Developmentally disabled--Civil rights
  • People with disabilities--Employment
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: … activity--Texas … Developmentally disabled--Civil rights … People with disabilities--Employment … …