Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.H.014
Dates: -
Creator: Blackburn, Ada
Persons
  • Stephens, Ellen Ada
  • Davis, Ellen Stephens
  • Blackburn, Ellen Ada
  • Stephens, Oliver
  • Stephens, Walter O.
  • Murray, Grace
  • Boaz, Thomas
  • Besserer, Charles Williams
  • Scholz, Mary
Organizations
  • Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Note Ada Blackburn was born in Texas in 1870 to Samuel Edward Blackburn and Ellen Anna Blackburn. Her sister Ruth … (Tex.)--Social life and customs … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Frontier and pioneer life--Texas … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Families--Texas--Austin … Ada …

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 … …
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 …
AR.D.007
Dates: -
Creator: Bartholomew, Eugene Carlos, 1839-1923
Persons
  • Bartholomew, Eugene Carlos
  • Hawley, George Cressey
Organizations
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Hillsdale College
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas. State Department of Education
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin Dam (1893-1900)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Hanover (Mich.)
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Diaries
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … years of his personal and professional life, including his Civil War experience. Also represented are account ledgers, … College (MI) in 1861, and then entered the Union Army as a civilian employee in 1864. In 1865, he became chief clerk in …
AR.I.001
Dates: -
Creator: Shelton, John E. Jr.
Persons
  • Shelton, John E., Jr.
  • Shelton, Kathryn Cavett
  • Greer, Emily Catherine Johnson
  • Greer, William Henry
  • Johnson, Catherine Hyde
  • Johnson, Thomas Jefferson
  • Shelton, John Elbert
  • Shelton, Willie Idela Greer
  • Williams, Elizabeth Ellen Johnson
Organizations
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 8th
  • Texas. National Guard
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Johnson Institute (Travis County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Hays County (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … in their communities. John Hyde Johnson served in the Civil War, rising to the rank of general in the Confederate army. … and customs … Hays County (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Public schools--Texas--Austin … World …
AR.Z.002
Dates: -
Creator: Orr family; Huberich family; Barton family
Persons
  • Orr, Laura King Allen
  • Orr, John
  • Huberich, Lollie King Orr
  • Evans, May Bess Orr
  • Orr, Bess Moore. -1968
  • Huberich, Charles Henry
  • Gibson, May Bessie Huberich
Organizations
  • Lollie Orr Huberich's Primary School
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Calvert (Tex.)
  • Llano (Tex.)--Commerce
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Clothing and dress
  • Domestic relations
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas
  • Travel
  • Women
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Private schools--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Huberich's school, world travel, marital affairs, and World War Two. One ledger contains poems and accounts of the Civil War. Photographs also depict the individuals, social … John Orr to/from miscellaneous. 1911-1912. Re: Civil War. (7 items). 1 26 Letters - Received/Sent, John Orr …