Archives and Manuscripts Index

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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 …

Black Family Papers

AR.B.001
Dates: -
Creator: Black family
Persons
  • Black, Walter Bacon
  • Black, Nettie Avery
  • Black, Abbie Bacon
  • Gossage, James
  • Avery, Richard
  • Avery, Thomas E.
  • Garrison, Lizzie Avery
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Slavery
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Lizzie Avery … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Families--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Slavery … Black Family Papers …

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 …

William Martin Walton Papers

AR.C.010
Dates: -
Creator: Walton, William Martin
Persons
  • Parmele, Sarah Walton
  • Parmele, James Jefferson
  • Watkins, Thomas Alexander
  • Watkins, Letitia Ann Walton
  • Walton, William Martin
  • Walton, Newton Samuel
  • Walton, Early Watkins
  • Fitzgerald family
Organizations
  • Austin Ice Company
  • Cutting Cars
  • San Antonio Express
  • Clarke-Carter Automobile Company
  • United States. Patent Office
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Jackson (Mich.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
  • Dallas (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Automobiles
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Antonio (Tex.) … Dallas (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Families--Texas--Austin … Automobiles … American Civil War (1861-1865) … William Martin Walton Papers …
AR.D.009
Dates: -
Creator: Brackenridge family; LaPrelle family; Talbot family
Persons
  • LaPrelle, Rosa Talbot
  • LaPrelle, John
  • LaPrelle, Eleanor Brackenridge
  • LaPrelle, John, Jr.
  • Talbot, James
  • Talbot, Mary
  • Brackenridge, Mary Eleanor
  • Brackenridge, George Washington
  • Brackenridge, James M.
  • Brackenridge, John Thomas
  • Brackenridge, Robert
Organizations
  • First Presbyterian Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • First National Bank (Austin, Tex.)
  • Frontier Telegraph and Telephone Company
  • Seven Churches
  • Hanover College
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Bastrop County (Tex.)
  • Bexar County (Tex.)
  • Burnet County (Tex.)
  • Boonville (Ind.)
  • Bouldin (Austin, Tex.)
  • South Heights (Austin, Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Gold standard--United States
  • Telegraph--Texas
  • Telephone--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … South Heights (Austin, Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Business enterprises--Texas--Austin …
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: … (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 …

John Creaton Papers

AR.H.018
Dates: -
Creator: Creaton, John
Persons
  • Creaton, John
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Indians of North America--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Creaton, John … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Families--Texas--Austin … Frontier and pioneer life--Texas … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Indians of North America--Texas … …
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 …

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.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 …