Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Cunningham Family Papers

AR.H.019
Dates: -
Creator: Cunningham family
Persons
  • Cunningham, R. D.
  • Jobe, Philip W.
  • Fox, Eleanor
  • Randolph, Annie F.
  • Randolph, E .J., Mrs
  • Randolph, Thomas J.
  • Cunningham, Maroerite
Organizations
  • Confederate States of America. Army
  • Seton Hospital (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Soldiers--Texas
  • Nursing
  • Hospitals
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Maroerite … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Families … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Soldiers--Texas … Nursing … …

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 …

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 …
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 …

Bertram E. Giesecke Papers

AR.W.007
Dates: -
Creator: Giesecke, Bertram E.
Persons
  • Mimitz, Chester
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • McNeil, W. J.
  • Symington, W. Stuart
  • Bensen, Lloyd, Jr.
  • Pike, Sumner
  • Johnson, Louis
  • Renfrow, Louis H.
  • Smith, W. R., Jr.
  • Ruth, Babe
  • Giesecke, Julius
Organizations
  • United States. President's Commission on Housing
  • Kuehne, Chasey & Giesecke
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Housing
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Confederate States of America--Army--Biography
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Giesecke, Julius … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Housing … Architects--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Confederate States of …

Terry's Texas Rangers Association Records

AR.S.002
Dates: -
Creator: Terry's Texas Rangers Association
Persons
Organizations
  • Terry's Texas Rangers Association
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 8th
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Regiment, 8th … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Terry's Texas Rangers Association …

J. F. Steussy Diary

AR.J.016
Dates: -
Creator: Steussy, J. F.
Persons
  • Steussy, J. F.
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Steussy, J. F. … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … J. F. Steussy Diary …

John Orville Johnson Papers

AR.H.025
Creator: Johnson, John Orville, 1841-1918
Persons
  • Johnson, John Orville
Organizations
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Infantry Regiment, 16th
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Soldiers
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … John Orville … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Soldiers … John Orville Johnson …

John H. Robinson Papers

AR.A.003
Dates: -
Creator: Robinson, John H.
Persons
  • Bremond, Augusta Palm
  • Bremond, Eugene, Jr.
  • Bremond, John
  • Butler, Josephine Robinson
  • Robinson, Pauline Bremond
  • Robinson, John Henry
  • Robinson, Elizabeth Sheridan
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Real Property--Texas
  • Slavery--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Sheridan … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Real Property--Texas … …