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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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Wilson E. Speir Papers

AR.W.006
Dates: -
Creator: Speir, Wilson E.
Persons
  • Speir, Wilson, E.
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations
  • Texas. Department of Public Safety
  • Texas. Legislature. Senate
Places
  • Texas--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … AR.W.006 … Wilson E. Speir Papers … Texas. Department of Public Safety … Texas. Legislature. Senate … Speir, Wilson, …
AR.F.010
Dates: -
Creator: Miller, Robert Thomas, 1893-1962
Persons
  • Miller, Tom
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Shivers, Allan
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Wolf, Oswald G.
  • Thornberry, Homer
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Salvation Army
  • Jessen, Jessen, Millhouse and Greeven
  • Municipal Auditorium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Page Southerland Page Architects and Planners
  • United States. Congress. House
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Board of Equalization
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Humane Society of Austin and Travis County
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … Community development--Texas--Austin … Public utilities--Texas--Austin … Zoning--Texas--Austin … …
AR.P.001
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Police Department
Persons
  • Laws, R. Beverly
  • Adams, Nathan
  • Ainsworth, Miller
  • Akers, Mavrick
  • Clark, Nancy
  • Collins, Rip
  • Eggeling, Alvin
  • Garrison, James
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Littlepage, James N.
  • Maddox, Francis Marion
  • Miles, R. A.
  • Miller, Tom
  • Moore, Naomi
  • Morris, W. J.
  • Russell, W. C.
  • Seaholm, Walter
  • Stevenson, Coke R. (Coke Robert)
  • Taylor, Robert
  • Thorp, R. D.
  • Valentine, R. J.
  • Voight, Ed
  • Walker, Fred L.
  • Wheless, Hewitt T.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Police--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Crime--Texas--Austin
  • Public welfare--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: … government--Texas--Austin … Crime--Texas--Austin … Public welfare--Texas--Austin … Austin (Tex.). Austin Police …

Thom Prentice Papers

AR.Z.017
Dates: -
Creator: Prentice, Thom
Persons
  • Prentice, Thom
  • Prentice, Thomas S.
Organizations
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Independent Bankers Association
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Daily Newspaper Association
  • Austin (Tex.). Communications and Public Information Office
  • Virginia Press Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Richmond (Va.)
Subjects
  • Journalism, High School--Texas--Austin
  • Journalism--Study and teaching
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Journalists--Texas
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Newspaper Association … Austin (Tex.). Communications and Public Information Office … Virginia Press Association … …
AR.O.011
Dates: -
Creator: Friedman, Jeffrey, 1945-2007
Persons
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Dryden, Bud
Organizations
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • LoVaca Gathering Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • MoPac Boulevard
  • Municipal Golf Course (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
  • Social reformers--Texas--Austin
  • Affirmative action programs--Government policy
  • Electric utilities--Rates
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • Political campaigns
  • Public welfare
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Child care services
  • Jews--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation
  • Women's health services
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Traffic flow--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
  • Labor unions--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Annexation (Municipal government)--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … relations--Texas--Austin … Political campaigns … Public welfare … South Texas Nuclear Project … Child care …
AR.A.006
Dates: -
Creator: Hughes, John Reynolds, 1855-1947
Persons
  • Hughes, John R. (John Reynolds)
  • Hughes, W. P., Jr.
  • Colquitt, Oscar Branch
  • Madero, Francisco I.
  • Alanis, Lázaro S.
  • Grey, Zane
  • Wood, Beverly
  • Cooper, Tex
Organizations
  • Texas Rangers
  • Texas Rangers. Frontier Battalion. Company D
  • Ex-Texas Rangers Association
Places
  • Ysleta (Tex.)
  • El Paso (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
  • Law enforcement--Texas
  • Public welfare--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Frontier and pioneer life--Texas … Law enforcement--Texas … Public welfare--Texas … John Reynolds Hughes Papers …

Alexander Caswell Ellis Memorial Collection On Mental Health Records

AR.G.001
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library
Persons
  • Ellis, A. Caswell (Alexander Caswell)
Organizations
  • Texas Society For Mental Health
  • Austin Public Library
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Mental health
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Health Records … Texas Society For Mental Health … Austin Public Library … Ellis, A. Caswell (Alexander Caswell) … …
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: … … Mexican American students--Texas--Austin … Public service employment--Texas … Universities and …
AR.W.002
Dates: -
Creator: Blodgett, Dorothy and Terrell
Persons
  • Barnett, Camille Cates
  • Blodgett, Dorothy
  • Blodgett, Terrell
  • Bush, George W.
  • Clements, William P.
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Shivers, Allan
  • White, Mark
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • National Municipal League
  • Theta Sigma Phi
  • Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Garland (Tex.)
  • Waco (Tex.)
Subjects
  • City Council members--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Austin
  • City managers--Texas--Garland
  • City managers--Texas--Waco
  • Governors--Texas--Biography
  • Legislators--Texas--Biography
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women journalists--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Voting
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: … League … Theta Sigma Phi … Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs … Barnett, Camille Cates … Blodgett, Dorothy …
AR.2002.025
Dates: -
Creator: Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
Persons
  • Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
Organizations
  • Texas. Governor's Commission for Women
  • Mexican American Business and Professional Women of Austin
  • Hispanic Women's Network of Texas
  • Leadership Austin
  • Austin Museum of Art
  • Austin History Center Association
  • Austin Public Library Foundation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Women--Politics and government
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas
  • Latinx--Texas--History
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Community organization--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Social conditions
  • Women's health services--Government policy
  • Mexican American women--Texas
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Museum of Art … Austin History Center Association … Austin Public Library Foundation … Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia … …