Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.Z.005
Dates: -
Creator: Weller family
Persons
  • Weller, C. Buford
  • Weller, C.O. (Cyrus Otway)
  • Weller, Clarence
  • Weller, Lucille Edgar
Organizations
  • Jefferson Medical College
  • Texas Methodist Church
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Medicine--Practice
  • Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
  • Physicians--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Philadelphia (Pa.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Medicine--Practice … Medicine--Formulae, … prescriptions … Physicians--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Weller Family Papers …

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 …

United Daughters of the Confederacy. Manor Chapter Records

AR.V.021
Dates: -
Creator: United Daughters of the Confederacy. Manor Chapter (Manor, Tex.)
Persons
Organizations
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Manor Chapter (Manor, Tex.)
Places
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Confederate States of America--History--Societies, etc.
Subjects
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Monuments
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Manor Chapter (Manor, Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Confederate States of … etc. … Women--Societies and clubs … Monuments … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Patriotic societies--Texas--Austin … …

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 … …

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 …

Wheeler Family Papers

AR.K.003
Dates: -
Creator: Wheeler family
Persons
  • Cooney, Mary Isabelle Wheeler
  • Wheeler, E. Earl
  • Brown, John Bertram
  • Brown, Charles Stewart
  • Brown, Margaret Laughery
  • Wheeler, Thomas Benton
  • Wilson, Sam C.
  • Wheeler, John Gill
  • Wilson, R. E.
  • Wheeler, Maggie Brown
  • Harte, Bret Wheeler
Organizations
Places
  • Manor (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Manor
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Wheeler, E. Earl … Brown, John Bertram … Brown, Charles Stewart … Brown, Margaret Laughery … Wheeler, Thomas Benton … … Wheeler … Manor (Tex.)--Genealogy … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Families--Texas--Manor … Wheeler …

Hilgartner and Palm Papers

AR.B.006
Dates: -
Creator: Hilgartner family; Palm family
Persons
  • Atwood, Rufus Neely
  • Atwood, William Woods
  • Palm, Adela Belle Atwood
  • Palm, August B.
  • Palm, Mary Josephine
  • Palm, Rufus Atwood
  • Morey, Irene
  • Morey, Lewis Sidney
  • Hilgartner, Adela Belle
  • Hilgartner, Henry Louis
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Money--Confederate States of America
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Henry Louis … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Families--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Money--Confederate States of America …

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 …

Matthews and Monroe Families Papers

AR.A.025
Dates: -
Creator: Matthews family
Persons
  • Matthews, Ezekiel Steel
  • Matthews, Julia Saunders
  • Monroe, Martha Mandeville Matthews
  • Monroe, Patrick A.
  • Matthews, George Saunders
  • Matthews, Frank
  • Matthews, Lou Ester
  • Matthews, Marshall
  • Matthews, Ollie
  • Monroe, Patrick A.
  • Matthews, George
Organizations
  • Sampson and Henricks
  • Texas School for the Deaf
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Government--Texas--Travis County
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Matthews, George … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Government--Texas--Travis County … Families--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Matthews and Monroe Families Papers …

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 … …