Austin History Center

Sallie Harral Photograph Album

An Inventory of the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Harral, Sallie
Title: Sallie Harral Photograph Album
Inclusive Dates: Circa 1890-1910
Abstract: An album with 29 photographs documents places in Austin, Texas circa 1890-1910.
Identification: AR.2015.016
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 album, 29 photographs)
Location: Outer Vault
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library 810 Guadalupe, PO BOX 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Biographical Note

Little information is known about Sallie Harral. She appears in the 1896 University of Texas Cactus yearbook as a member of the History Class of 1899. She would have been born about 1876.

Scope and Contents

A suede-covered album with 29 black and white photographs documents areas of Austin, Texas, circa 1890-1910. Some images include people but no identifications given. Many places are recognizable. Sites pictured include Mt. Bonnell, the Austin Dam (intact and broken), the Colorado River, assorted bridges, downtown as seen from the Capitol building, creeks, and several views of the gardens at the Texas State Hospital (formerly known as a lunatic asylum).


The photographs were numbered 001-029 in the order they appeared in the album.


Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

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

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Harral, Sallie.
Austin (Tex.).
Austin State Hospital (Austin, Tex.).
Landscape photographs.
Document Types:
Black and white photographs.
Photograph albums.

Related Material

AF - Austin - Pictures, Illustrations, Etc. A8702

AF - Dams - Austin Dam, 1893-1900, D0100(2)

AF - Mount Bonnell, M8150

AF - Texas State Hospital, Austin, T5200

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sallie Harral Photograph Album (AR.2015.016). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: unknown

Donation Date: unknown

Processing Information

This album was formerly filed as scrapbook #17.

Finding aid created and encoded by Nicole Davis/March 2015.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Photograph album, circa 1900-1910

Location PhotoAlbum
Outer Vault 87 Photograph album, circa 1900-1910