Austin History Center

Bridgette Beinecke Papers

An Inventory of the Collection

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Beinecke, Bridgette
Title: Bridgette Beinecke Papers
Dates: 2007-2012
Dates (Bulk): 2011-2012
Abstract: Bridgette Beinecke is an Austin architect who volunteered for the Heritage Society of Austin (now Preservation Austin) with the goal to preserve places in Austin with historic value. Committee meeting minutes, correspondence, publicity materials, newspaper clippings, and organizational publications from 2007-2012 document Beinecke's activities during her time with the Heritage Society of Austin.
Accession number: AR.2015.009
Quantity: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Location: Archives stacks, qAR
Language: English
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,
810 Guadalupe, PO Box 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Biographical Sketch

Bridgette Beinecke is an architect and former volunteer for the Heritage Society of Austin (now Preservation Austin). She served on the organization's preservation committee, advocated for green buildings in Austin, and represented the organization at several City of Austin Planning Department meetings. She now runs her own preservation planning and project management firm.


Bridgette Beinecke LinkedIn page ("Bridgette Beinecke"): accessed 8 March 2020

Scope and Contents

The Bridgette Beinecke Papers primarily depict Beinecke's activities with the Heritage Society of Austin (renamed Preservation Austin in 2012). Committee meeting minutes, correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, and publicity materials from 2007-2012 can be found within the collection, most of which cover the span of time from 2011-2012.


Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

The Austin History Center (AHC) is the owner of the physical materials in the AHC collections and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the AHC before any publication use. The AHC does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Beinecke, Bridgette.
Subjects (Organizations)
Heritage Society of Austin.
Old Austin Neighborhood Association.
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Texas--Austin.
Neighborhood planning--Texas--Austin.
Sustainable buildings--Texas--Austin.
Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Document Types
Administrative Records.

Related Material

General Collection

  • A 720.288 HE 1968-69 Heritage Society of Austin, The Heritage Society of Austin, Inc., The Heritage Guild.
  • A 720.288 HE 1985-86 Heritage Society Guild of Austin, The Heritage Society Guild of Austin, Texas.
  • A 720.976431 HE Heritage Society of Austin, Heritage Homes Tour. 2002.
  • A 976.431 HE Heritage Society of Austin, Heritage Austin, A Community-based Vision: A Report to the City of Austin. 2002.


  • 1886 Gazette, The
  • Austin Preservation Voice
  • Herald Heritage
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Heritage Society of Austin: Official Bulletin
  • Pioneer Farm Almanac
  • Pioneer Farm News Release
  • Pioneer Farms Gazette: Official Newsletter of Austin's Premiere Living History Museum
  • Preservation Austin
  • Preservation Voice

Separated Material

Two periodicals related to the Mueller neighborhood were separated into the AHC Periodicals Collection. Real estate and political fliers were placed into the relevant House-Building and Biographical vertical files.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bridgette Beinecke Papers (AR.2015.009). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/2011/015

Donation Date: 2015

Processing Information

Original donation received in 2015. Arrangement and encoded finding aid by Toni Cirilli in 2020.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Bridgette Beinecke Papers, 2007-2012

Box Folder
1 1 HSA Preservation Committee minutes & correspondence, 2009
2 HSA Preservation Committee minutes, 2010
3 HSA Preservation Committee minutes, 2011
4 HSA Preservation Committee minutes & correspondence, 2012
5 HSA historic homes & landmarks, 2011-2012
6 HSA downtown development & preservation, 2011-2012
7 Old Austin Neighborhood Association, 2009-2010
8 HSA Local District History meeting, 2010-2012
9 "The Greenest Building" screening & panel, 2011-2012
10 HSA Preservation Awards, 2008-2012
11 HSA publications, 2007-2011
Location BoxItem
qAR 055/018 Waller Creek District Master Plan, 2009