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Archives and Manuscripts Index

Browse and search an inventory of the Austin History Center’s archival collections. Where appropriate, click on the collection title to view the collection finding aid (a detailed description of the collection) hosted by Texas Archival Resources Online. These links will open the description in a new browser window.

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Raymond Maldonado Papers

AR.2019.009
Dates: -
Creator: Maldonado, Raymond
Persons
  • Maldonado, Raymond
  • Degollado, Johnny
Organizations
  • Brown Berets, Austin chapter
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American artists
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required
Excerpt: … … Latinx … Street art--Texas--Austin … Mexican American artists … Raymond Maldonado Papers …
AR.G.003
Dates: -
Creator: United States Works Projects Administration, Texas District No. 9
Persons
Organizations
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Work Projects Administration. Texas District No. 9
  • Texas Historical Records Survey
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Blackshear Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • West Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Church
  • Federal aid to community development--Texas--Austin
  • Archival surveys--Texas
  • African American students
  • Depressions--1929--Texas
  • Mexican American students--Texas--Austin
  • Public service employment--Texas
  • Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--History
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … African American students … Depressions--1929--Texas … Mexican American students--Texas--Austin … Public service …

William King Papers

AR.L.012
Dates: -
Creator: King, William
Persons
  • King, William
  • King, Sarah A.
Organizations
Places
  • Mexico
Subjects
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Soldiers
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … King Papers … King, William … King, Sarah A. … Mexico … Mexican War, 1846-1848 … Soldiers … William King Papers …
AR.2003.026
Dates: -
Creator: Flores, Jose, 1941-
Persons
  • Flores, Jose
Organizations
  • Allan Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Barrington Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Metz Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public Schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education, Bilingual
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … (Tex.)--Social conditions … Education--Texas--Austin … Mexican Americans--Education--Texas--Austin … Public …
AR.1994.094
Dates: -
Creator: Hartzog, Martha
Persons
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Smith, C.B.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Wilson, Eddie
  • Urigas, Jose
  • Fowler, Gordon
  • Hertzog, Martha
Organizations
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • African Americans--Social conditions
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • Economic history--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: … … Economic history--Texas--Austin … Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin … Municipal …
AR.V.003
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Alliance for Smooth Transition
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Texas Education Agency
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Board of Trustees
  • Austin Alliance for Smooth Transition
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Parents Task Force for Desegregation
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Task Force for Community Groups and Citizens
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • School integration--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Mexican Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century … Mexican Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th …
AR.2012.023
Dates: -
Creator: Fiesta del Grito de Independencia Committee
Persons
  • Niemeyer, Lala
  • Pennington, Gloria Mata
Organizations
  • Fiesta de Independencia Foundation
  • Fiesta del Grito de Independencia Committee
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Mexico--History--Wars of Independence, 1810-1821
Subjects
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin--History
  • Independence Day (Mexico)
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin--Social life and customs
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Independence Day (Mexico) … Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin--Social life and customs … …
AR.2012.013
Dates: -
Creator: Roy Lozano's Ballet Folklorico de Texas
Persons
  • Lozano, Roy
Organizations
  • Roy Lozano's Ballet Folklorico de Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Ballet--Texas--Austin
  • Folk dancing, Mexican
  • Dance
  • LGBTQ
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … life and customs … Ballet--Texas--Austin … Folk dancing, Mexican … Dance … LGBTQ … Roy Lozano's Ballet Folklorico de …

Beatrice Gonzalez Fincher Papers

AR.2011.023
Dates: -
Creator: Fincher, Beatrice Gonzalez
Persons
  • Fincher, Beatrice Gonzalez
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • 1012 Edgecliff Terrace (Austin, Tex.)
  • Norwood House (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Terrace (Austin, Tex.) … Norwood House (Austin, Tex.) … Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin … Historic …

Guerrero Family Papers and Recordings

AR.2013.006
Dates: -
Creator: Guerrero family
Persons
  • Guerrero, Longinos (Lonnie)
  • Guerrero, Luis (Louie)
  • Donley, Manuel
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans--Texas
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Tejano music
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … (Louie) … Donley, Manuel … Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music … Mexican Americans--Texas … Music--Texas--Austin … Tejano …