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Depwe Research File

Research materials on Eanes school and Community history for Historical Markers

1992, 1995

      The Depwe Research File has the materials relating to the Eanes area that were collected by Dorothy Depwe and Linda Vance. Using the research materials collected by Dorothy Depwe in obtaining Historical Markers for Eanes area sites and adding her own research, Linda Vance wrote the book Eanes, Portrait of a Comunity in 1985.

      The complete list of the contents of this file is in the EHC Library Locator/Index Notebook. The collection is in the Library with the same numbers and arrangement used by Depwe and Vance in the original collection.

 

Annexation Issues. AISD and Eanes School District. File 23

Annexation Issues. Westbank Peninsula -Austin. File 58A

Barton Springs - Zilker Park. File 42

Banks and Savings and Loans Associations of Eanes Area. File 57

Brewton Springs School. File 49

Business and Professional Women of the Eanes Area. File 4

Carlson Family. File l5

Cedar Choppers and Charcoal Burners. File 2

Cemeteries of Eanes Area. File 3

Cemetery. Eanes Cemetery on Eanes School Road. File 64

Cemetery. Tarlton-Young Cemetery. File 66

Church Bell. History. File 32A

Church. Old Rock Community Church. History of the Church and Bell. Plaque Dedication. 1986. File 64

Churches of the Eanes Area. File 32

Deeds and Survey Notes. 1863, 1864, 1853. File 16

Dellana Family. File 41

Depwe Research File. Files 1-66

Eanes Area Families. Heffington, Allen, Neal Wafford, Robinson. File 50

Eanes Area Growth. Davenport Ranch. File 35

Eanes Family History. File 5B

Eanes History. Class Paper. File 31

Eanes History. Contest Entry. File 33

Eanes Independent School District Enrollment Projections. Map. 1985. File 43

Eanes Independent School District History. File 47A

Eanes Independent School District Newsletters. 1969-1985. File 47B

Eanes-Marshall. Historical Markers for Ranch and School Sites. File 5A

Eanes, Robert. Grave Marker. 1987. File 62

Electric Utility. Eanes Area Power Line Map. File 60

Elliott, William. Early Resident. File

Fire District. Travis County Fire District No. 1. File 38

Geology. Eanes Area. File 27

George, Bonnie. Articles in Westlake Picayune. 1983-1985. File 61

Graham, Della Edwards. File 40

Headright Land Grants. Eanes Area. 1862, 1844. File 17

Indians. Archaeology. Central Texas. File 10

Johnson, Cecil. Accounts of Early Days in Eanes Area. File 13

Johnson Family. File 11

Lake Austin Hill Country Neighborhood Association. File 58B

Lake Austin/Lower Colorado River Authority. File 1

Lost Creek Neighborhood. Plan for Municipal Service. File 36

Map of Area. 1903-1904. "Travis County Roads." File 26

Markers. Eanes School and Chapel. 1976. File 8 - 9.

Newspapers Published in the Eanes Area. 1950s - 1990s. File 52

Oak Hill-Cedar Valley Pioneer History. Files 28 - 29

Paramount Theatre History. 1976. File 24

People of Eanes. File 20A

Rabb, Mary Crownover. "Travels and Adventures in Texas in the 1820's."  File 25

Rissmann, Ernest. Stories of Early Day Eanes Area. File 30

Rollingwood. History. Map. File 48

Rob Roy Family. File 12

St. Michael's Academy. File 55

St. Stephen's Episcopal School. File 37

Schoohhouse, Old Rock. Marker. 1988. File 63

Shelton, Emmett. File 53

Teague Family. File 6

Tom Young Hanging. File 51

Town Crier - Village of Westlake Hills. 1954-55.  File 34

Travis County. Histories of Communities and

People by M. Owens. File 45

Vance Notes. Personal Interviews with Eanes Residents. 1986. File 59A

Vance Notes. Taped Interviews with Eanes Residents. 1986. File 59B

Vance Notes. Eanes History, Customs, and People. File 59C. (See File 59C with complete listing.)

Vance Notes. Events in the Eanes Area. File 59D

Video Tape Narrative. Westbank Library. Westlake Picayune, Rylander's Grocery,

Westlake Beach, Wild Basin. File 20B

West Lake Hills, City. History. Map. File 46

West Lake Hills Forum. File 22

Westlake Hills Garden Club. File 21

Westlake Presbyterian Church. History. Teague Deed. Bulian Deed. File 32D

Wild Basin. Now or Never. File 39

 

Contents of Folders

The Depwe Research File was used by Linda Vance in writing the book Eanes, Portrait of a Community.

This copy of the Depwe Research File has been filed as a collection in the Eanes History Center with the same numbers and arrangement used by Depwe and Vance in the original collection.

1. Lake Austin/Lower Colorado River Authority

2. Cedar Choppers amd Charcoal Burners

3. Cemeteries of Eanes Area

4. Business and Professional Women of Eanes Area. History of the organization.

5A. Eanes-Marshall - Historical Markers for Ranch and School Sites.

5B. Eanes Family History

6. Teague Family

7. William Elliott - Early Resident. Written by Tom Douglas. l976.

8.- 9. Markers. Eanes School and Chapel. l976.

10. Indians - Archaeology. "Culture of the Tonkawas" - Sjoberg. l952

        "Indian Burial Ground Found" 2-10-86

        "Developers Get Honor" 1-21-86

        "The Tonkawa Today", Onward 7-29-86

        "Living History in Lockhart"  5-27-86

        "Tonkawa Pow Wow", Time-Out 6-7-86

        "Archaeology Periods in Central Texas"

        "Archaeologist Open Bull Creek History" 2-2-86

        "Early Culture" 1-5-86

        "Ancient Settlement" 3-28-86

        "Eanes Celebration...Tonkawa" 5-1-86

11. Johnson Family History - Quotes from interview with Mary Mowinckle Johnson.

12. Rob Roy Family

13. Cecil Johnson - Accounts of Early Days in Eanes Area

14. Texas History. Dates and Outline of Events

15. Carlson Family. Account Written by Susy Swenson. Copies of Certificate, Tax Receipts, Voting Records, Death Notice, Farm Expense Records.

16. Deeds and Survey Notes. Alexander Eanes, 1863; Jacob DeCordova, l864; Lawrence P. Sundberg, 1853.

l7. Headright Land Grants - Eanes Area. Alex Eanes, 1862; Lawrence P. Sundberg, 1844.

18 - 19. Marker Dedication - School and Chapel. 1976.

20A. People of Eanes

Pat Patterson, Sarah Short, Phoebe Wong, Cary Tobleman, Foe Lawrence, Isabella and Bill Cunningham, Elberta Hunter, Willie Kocurek, Jose Uriegas, Nat Henderson, Dick Rathgeber.

20B. Video Narrative.

Westbank Library, Westlake Picayune, Rylander's Grocery, Westlake Beach, Wild Basin.

21. Westlake Hills Garden Club

22. Westlake Hills Forum

23. Annexation Issues - Eanes School and Austin Independent School District

24. Paramount Theatre History written by Camille Newvar, l976.

25. Mary Crownover Rabb" "Travels and Adventures in Texas in the 1820's".

26. Map of Area, 1903-04. "Travis County Roads"

27. Geology - Eanes Area

28.- 29. Oak Hill- Cedar Valley Pioneer History Association by Mary Mowinckle Johnson.

30. Ernest Rissmann - Stories of the Eanes Area

        "Barton Springs and Bee Cave Road"

        The Tire Shrinker

        Hog Killing and Soap Making

        Charcoal Burning

        Paisano and Periphery

31. Eanes History by Mike and Dan Molberg. History Class Papers. 1930s

32. Churches of the Eanes Area

        Park Hll Baptist Church, Shepherd of the Hills

        Christian Church, St. Gregory's Orthodox Christian Church,

        Westlake Methodist Church, St. John Newmann Catholic Church, St. Michael's Church, Westlake Church of    Christ, Bluebonnet Hills Christian Church, Disciple of Christ, Barton Creek Baptist Church, Westlake Bible Church.

32A. The Church Bell - History of the Bell and Church. Dedication of Marker and Installation of Bell at Westlake Presbytern Church, 1989.

32B. Westlake Presbyterian Church. History; Teague Deed; Bulian Deed.

33. Eanes History by Tracy Waldrop, Contes, 1084.

34. Town Crier - Village of Westlake Hills. Notices, Copies. 1954 -55.

35. Eanes Area Growth. Early Davenport Ranch Land Transaction.

36. Lost Creek Neighborhood - Plan for Municipal Service Proposal for Annexation.

37. St. Stephen's Episcopal School.

38. Fire District. Travis County Fire District #1.

39. Wild Basin - Now or Never

40. Della Edwards Graham

41. Dellana Family

42. Barton Springs - Zilker Park

43. Eanes Independent School Distict Enrollement. Projection. Study by Espey, Huston, and Associates, Engineering-Enviromental Consultants. (See copy in V.F. E.I.S.D.: Enrollment Projection and Facility Planning. 1985. Map.)

44. Westbank Community Library

45. History of Communities in Travis County. Compiled by M. Owens.

        Hornsby Bend, New Sweden, Hudson Bend, Carl, Manda, Elroy, Nameless, Kimbro, Lund, Decker, Carlson,  Manor, West Lake Hills.

        Rural Post Offices.

        Mexican-Americans in Farm and Ranch Life.

        Blacks in Rural Travis County.

        Cedar Choppers

46. City of West Lake Hills. History. Map.

47A. Eanes Independent School District. History.

47B. EISD Newsletters. 1969-1985. (See EISD: Newsletters.)

48. Rollingwood. History. Map.

49. Brewton Springs School

50. Eanes Area Families. Heffington, Allen, McNeil, Wafford, Robinson.

51. Tom Young Hanging

52. Newspapers Published in the Eanes Area.

        The Advertiser; Westlake Hills Forum; The Town Crier; Westlake Picayune; West Lake Hills Neighborhood     Newsletter.

        George Phoenix.

53. Emmett Shelton

54. Pictures (Omitted)

55. St. Michael's Academy

56. Wildlife

57. Banks and Savings and Loans Associations of the Eanes Area. 1986.

58A. Annexation Issues. Westbank Peninsula - Austin

58B. Lake Austin Hill Country Neighborhood Association.

(Items removed to LAHCNA File.)

59A. Vance Notes. Personal Interviews with Eanes Residents. 1986.

Dellana, Eberhart, Graham, Shelton, Lee, Fowler, Johnson, Beard, Bullard, Goeth, Bulian, Pierce, Whitman, Roberts, Laws, Patterson, Oestrick, Oliver, Rissmann.

59B. Vance Notes. Taped Interviews with Eanes Residents.

Beard, Short, Poague, Maxwell, Shelton, Marshall, Pankratz, Johnson, Depwe, Douglas, Riske.

59C. Vance Notes. Eanes History, Customs, and People. (See 59C on page 6 of this list.)

59D. Vance Notes. Miscellaneous Notes.

60. Electric Utility. Study by City of Austin for Power Line in Eanes Area. 1987. Maps.

61. Bonnie George. List of Articles in Westlake Picayune, 1983-85.

62. Robert Eanes Grave Marker. l987.

63. Old Rock Schoolhouse. Marker Application. Plaque Text. 1988.

64. Cemetery. Eanes Cemetery on Eanes School Road. History, Restoration, 1983; Historical Marker, Text, 1986. Map.

65. Old Rock Community Church. History of Church and Bell. Plaque Dedication Ceremony. Text. 1986.

66. Cemetery: Tarlton-Young Cemetery. (On Loop 360.)

59C. Vance Notes. Eanes History, Customs, and People Notes for Eanes, Portrait for a Community . l985.

        Family Genealogy: Johnson (1858); Eanes-Marshall (1885)

        Map: EISD - Early Survey Boundaries Eanes Parent Teacher Association, 1934

        Headrights, 1836-1876

        Civil War - Women's Activities

        Notes: Social History (Vance)

        Lake MacDonald, History. 1893-1900

        Della Edwards Graham. Quote: Cedar Choppers, 1976

        People: Eanes Area - Early Day Families -

        Teague, Tucker, Brush, Thurman

        Early Day Religion

        Beard's Store (Benton Beard)

        Having Fun

        Schools, Eanes - Early Days (History, Organization,Teachers)

        History of Travis County

        History Notes

        Creeks

        Former Students - Accounts

        L.C.R.A.

        Bee Creek

Excerpt from Eanes, Portrait of a Community

        "Westlake and Westlake Hills" by Olds

        Lost Creek Garden Club

        "Barton Creek Corrals" by George

        "Commodore: Queen of the River" by George

        "Colonist Enjoy Wildreness" by George

        "Birdwell" by George

West Lake Hills, 1954-1955

        "Thirty-Year Era Ends" by George

        "Taking a Look at Lost Creek" by George

        "Hazy Hills - 1965" by George

        "West Lake Hills" by Grieder

Indians of Eanes Area

"Kovar..." by George

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