Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Bissell Family Papers

AR.A.008
Dates: -
Creator: Bissell family
Persons
  • Bissell, Florence Morley
  • Smyth, William
  • Bissell, Charles
  • Smyth, Eliza
  • Kreisle, Edwin C.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee)
  • Sterling, Ross S.
Organizations
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Top Shop
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Genealogy
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Celebrations
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Smyth, Eliza … Kreisle, Edwin C. … Ferguson, James Edward … O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee) … Sterling, Ross S. … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Families--Texas--Austin … Genealogy …
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: … and customs … Hays County (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Public schools--Texas--Austin … World War II … World War, 1939-1945 … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Soldiers--Texas--Correspondence … …

Atkinson and Giles Families Papers

AR.S.015
Dates: -
Creator: Atkinson family; Giles family
Persons
  • Giles, Eugene Victor
  • Giles, Sallie Jourdan
  • Giles, Val C.
  • Giles, Laura
  • Giles, W. L.
  • Atkinson, Mary Jordan
  • Long, Walter Ewing
  • Leudecke, Harry
  • Atkinson family
  • Jourdan family
  • Richardson, T. C.
Organizations
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Texas Confederate Home
  • Pioneer Memorial Park
  • Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm (Tex.)
  • Texas Farm Bureau Cotton Association
  • Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
  • Possum Hunt Association
  • Live Oak Springs Dairy
Places
  • Sprinkle (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Gilesburg (Tex.)
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Slavery--Texas--Austin
  • Agriculture
  • Cotton gins and ginning--Texas
  • Farms--Texas--History
  • World War II
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Botanical gardens--Texas--Austin
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Diaries
  • Legislators--Texas
  • Dairy farms--Texas--Travis County
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Texas--Politics and government … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Slavery--Texas--Austin … Agriculture … … 1939-1945 … Botanical gardens--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Diaries … Legislators--Texas … Dairy …
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: … (Tex.) … Llano (Tex.)--Commerce … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Business enterprises--Texas--Austin … American Civil War (1861-1865) … Clothing and dress … Domestic …