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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 …
AR.A.001
Dates: -
Creator: Graham, Niles
Persons
  • Crusemann, Carrie Margaret Graham
  • Crusemann, Paul
  • Graham, Anita Laura Goeth 1889-1953
  • Graham, Carrie Augusta Pease
  • Pease, E. M. (Elisha Marshall)
  • Pease, Lucadia Christiana Niles
  • Graham, Richard Niles
  • Pease, Julia Maria
  • Graham, Beriah 1804-1879
  • Graham, George Thomas, Sr.
  • Harman, James William
  • Harman Julia Anita Graham
  • Goeth, Julia Tips
  • Goeth, Ralph Conrad
  • Franklin, Fabian
  • Franklin, Margaret Ladd
  • Graham, Marshall Pease
  • Graham, Walter Murray
  • Griswold family
  • Ladd, Augusta Flora Niles
  • Ladd, Eliphalet
  • Ladd, Henry W.
  • Ladd-Franklin, Christine
  • McCordic, Jane Augusta Ladd
  • Moor, Maria Harriet Niles
  • Niles, Christina Griswold
  • Niles, John Milton
  • Niles, Juliet
  • Niles, Richard
Organizations
  • Enfield Realty and Home Building Company (Tex.)
  • State of Texas
  • Texas. General Land Office
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Enfield Grocery Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Hartford Female Seminary (Hartford, Conn.)
  • Vassar College
  • Pease & Harris
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Infield Petroleum Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Hartford (Conn.)
  • Woodlawn (Austin, Tex.)
  • Brazoria County (Tex.)
  • Brazos County (Tex.)
  • Caldwell County (Tex.)
  • Enfield (Conn.)
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Business enterprises--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Education
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Governors--Texas
  • Genealogy--Texas
  • Real property--Texas
  • Law firms--Texas
  • Slavery--United States
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Railroads--Texas
  • Oil industries--Texas
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Education
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
Format
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: … (Conn.) … Galveston (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Business enterprises--Texas … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Education … Families--Texas--Austin …
AR.1992.036
Dates: -
Creator: Shelton, Emmett, Sr., 1905-2000
Persons
  • Williams, Elizabeth Ellen Johnson
  • Shelton, Emmett, Sr.
  • Osborn, William
  • Johnson, John Hyde
  • Greer, Emily Catherine (Emma) Johnson
  • Johnson, Thomas
Organizations
  • Johnson Institute (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Friday Mountain Camp
Places
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Hays County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • School camps
  • Outdoor education--Texas--Austin--Study and teaching
  • Schools--Texas--Travis County
  • Education--Texas--History
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … (Tex.) … Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … School camps … Outdoor … County … Education--Texas--History … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Emmett Shelton Johnson Family Papers …

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 …

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 …
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 …