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Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Audrey D. Kariel family papers, 1893-2016



Creator Kariel, Audrey Daniels
Title: Audrey D. Kariel family papers
Dates: 1893-2016
Abstract: Audrey Daniels Kariel, elected first woman mayor of Marshall, Texas, in 1994, is a long-time civic and cultural leader of East Texas and the state. Reports, minutes, correspondence, printed material, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia document the life of Audrey Daniels Kariel and her civic and cultural leadership and influence in Marshall, Texas.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00647
Extent: 18.5 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Audrey Daniels Kariel, elected first woman mayor of Marshall, Texas, in 1994, is a long-time civic and cultural leader of East Texas and the state. She led the movement that founded the Marshall Public Library and played a major role in fund-raising for it, as well as the construction of the Marshall Civic Center Auditorium.

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Scope and Contents

Reports, minutes, correspondence, printed material, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia document the life of Audrey Daniels Kariel and her civic and cultural leadership and influence in Marshall, Texas. Her role in the establishment of the Marshall Public Library is well documented, as are her significant contributions to the Marshall Civic Center and its cultural endeavors. Kariel also was active in transportation issues affecting East Texas, particularly Amtrak, other rail service, and highway development. She served on a variety of transportation committees including the East Texas Council of Governments - Regional Transit Advisory Committee, The Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee, Public Transportation Advisory Council-Texas Transportation Commission (TxDOT), and East Texas Corridor Council. Also included in the collection are documents regarding her tenure at Memorial Hospital in Marshall, Texas, her involvement in establishing a local vocational school, and her work in historic and cultural preservation, including restoration of the Harrison County Courthouse. Personal and family materials provide information about her husband Louis Kariel, Jr., and his father Louis Kariel, Sr. Various members of the Kariel and Stein families are represented in a group of family photographs.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

A portion of this collection is stored remotely.  Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law. 

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Kariel, Audrey Daniels
Corporate Names
East Texas Council of Governments
Texas Mass Transportation Commission
Subjects
Courthouses
Land use, Urban
Library buildings
Railroad trains
Transportation

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Related Materials

See also the Texas Jewish Historical Society Records

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Separated Material

Items have separated to the Material Culture, Library, Newspaper, and TXC units.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Audrey D. Kariel Family Papers, 1893-2016, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Accession Numbers

81-127; 87-100; 92-017; 92-060; 96-019; 98-086; 2000-052; 2000-053; 2001-112; 2001-220; 2004-144; 2007-138; 2008-012; 2014-104; 2016-100; 2017-127

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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3E209 [SRH1230015794] Marshall (Texas) Public Library
History 1952-1973, undated
Culture and Education Committee of Marshall
Chamber of Commerce 1969
ADK Chapter activated
Request to establish public library
Minutes
Texas State Library
Friends of a Public Library, Marshall, Texas, 1969-1976
Certificate of Incorporation 1969
Constitution and By-Laws
Membership 1970
Lists, correspondence, printed material 1969-1976
Public Library Board of Trustees, 1970-1973
By-Laws 1970
Articles of Amendment
Minutes of Membership 1970-1973
Dedication 1973
Budget 1965-1975
Building and development funds 1971-1974
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3E210 [SRH1230015795] Development Fund 1969-1974
Library records 1970-1982
Monthly, annual reports
Acquisitions
Policy manual 1974
Statistics 1975
Bicentennial activities 1975-1976
Aber Tape Project 1974
Governor's Conference on Libraries in Texas 1974
Resource material 1959-1975, undated
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3E211 [SRH1230015796] Marshall (Texas) Civic Center 1974-1985
History
Advisory Committee 1974
Bicentennial Horizon Committee, Civic Center Project
Dedication 1977
Advisory Board minutes 1977-1985
Correspondence 1974-1985
Endorsements of Auditorium Completion project
Chamber of Commerce Cultural & Civic Improvements Committee 1979-1983
ADK co-chairman 1980-1982
Foundations sub-committee 1981
Minutes 1979, 1983
Marshall Cultural Affairs Council 1984
Directory of Texas Foundations 1975
Successful Financial Campaigns: a Presentation Submitted to the City of Marshall by Wayne W. Snyder Associates
Bond issue for auditorium completion 1980-1983
Newspaper clippings 1974-1984
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3E212 [SRH1230015797] Economic Development Administration grant material 1979-1983
Plans 1969-1983
Revisions 1983
Bid information 1975
Architectural resource material
Furnishings
Correspondence with architect and suppliers 1966-1984
Funding 1980-1982
Tax Increment Financing in Texas Cities 1982
Dugas Committee Report on Texas Foundations
Civic Center packet 1980
Donations, grants 1977-1985
Hotel Occupancy Tax 1977-1981
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3E213 [SRH1230015798] Financial reports 1980-1985
Nutcracker Ballet 1984
Patrons, sponsors 1984
Programs 1984
Invitations 1984
Clippings 1984
Funding 1984
Minutes 1984
Negotiations with Dallas Ballet 1984
Volunteers
Stars of "Soggy Bottom"
Seat fund project 1980-1983
Spotlight fund 1984
Landscape fund
Groundbreaking 1983
Dedication 1984
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3E214 [SRH1230015799] Clippings 1979-1984
Policies 1982
Rental fees 1978-1981
Attendance Records 1983
Monthly Recaps 1978-1983
Events at the Center 1979-1985
Marshall Arts Council 1979
Cultural Affairs Council of Marshall 1980-1984
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3E215 [SRH1230015800] Marshall (Texas) Civic Center 1974-1985
Candidates for Administrator 1985
Marshall Regional Arts Council 1983-1986, undated
Cultural events 1978-1983, undated
Texas Commission on the Arts 1971-1985, undated
Texas Commission on the Arts, Arts Council Study 1975-1977
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3E216 [SRH1230015801] Texas Assembly of Arts Councils 1978-1987, undated
Texas Arts Alliance 1979-1981, undated
South East Texas Arts Council 1981-1983, undated
Texas Committee for the Humanities 1979-1980, undated
Arts programs 1973-1986, undated
Arts clippings 1980-1984, undated
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3E217 [SRH1230015802] Marshall, Texas
City Commissioners 1970-1984
Parks and Recreation 1974-1979
Clubs and organizations 1978-1986
Chamber of Commerce 1969-1984
Initiative, referendum and recall materials 1975-1980
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3E218 [SRH1230015803] Initiative, referendum and recall materials 1949-1977
Volunteer training, fund raising, and other workshops 1978-1984
Audrey D. Kariel
Personal 1944-1958, 1974-1994
Clippings 1969-1983
Kariel Family
Louis Kariel, Jr.
Notecards undated
Class notes 1944
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3E219 [SRH1230015804] Class notes 1944-1949
Bank statements 1947-1948
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3E220 [SRH1230015805] Personal 1938-1948
8th Service Command State Guard School, Camp Bullis 1942
Louis Kariel, Sr.
School books 1912-1921
Class notes and other materials removed from the school books 1893, 1911-1914, 1944-1948, 1970-1971
Class notes 1914-1921
Transcript of nterview of Louis Kariel, Sr., accompanied by Louis Kariel, Jr., interviewed by Lonnie Schooler September 22, 1985
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3S126.2 [SRH1230029527] Photographic material 1918, 1919, 1929, 1950, undated
Individuals and small groups
Louis Kariel, Sr
Kariel family
Adele Stein Kariel
Tina Kariel
Johanna Kariel
Sally Stein
Charles Stein
Morris Kariel
Carrie Weisman Kariel
Jane Pease
Rebecca Light Weisman
Lillie Ray
Enos Mills
Laura Levy
Fannie Abenheimer
Miriam Friedman
Minnie Winter
Unidentified
Ashbel Literary Society, UT undated
Chi Omega, UT undated
Unidentified
Postcards
folder
3T405g Panoramic photographs
Pi Tau Pi Conclave, New Orleans, La. December 27-30, 1919
"Victory-Liberty Class," Scottish Rite Reunion, Dallas, Texas December 12, 1918
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2.325/B45 [SRH1230000491] Texas Jewish Historical Society
Texas Jewish Historical Society folder 1989-1990
Membership directories 1994-2001
Memorial Hospital, Marshall Texas
Hospital employee opinion survey 1981
News releases 1981-1983
Diet program 1982-1983
American Society for Hospital Public Relations conference October 1982
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2.325/B46 [SRH1230000492] Capsules 1983
Audrey Kariel 1981-1983
Doctor's Day 1982-1983
News releases 1981-1983
Stress 1978-1982
Orientation information 1981, undated
Harrison County United Way 1982-1983
American Society for Hospital Public Relations, directory 1982
Employee handbook undated
Publications 1976-1980
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2.325/B47 [SRH1230000493] Vocational School, Marshall Occupational Education
Pamphlet undated
Interim report, A Study on Vocation Training in Harrison County 1978
Newsletters 1980-1982
Interviews and meetings 1978-1979
Chamber of Commerce Legislative Meeting 1979
Background information and research 1969-1979, undated
Proposal [Audrey Kariel's copy] 1981-1982
Proposal 1980-1982
Memoranda 1978-1979
Correspondence 1979-1981
A Study to Determine the Need of Occupational and Technical Education in Five South Plains Counties of Texas, by Perry H. Bell October 1972
Curriculum planning research 1975-1985
Dedication 1982-1983
Land and building information from Pine Tree undated
Newsclippings 1979-1983
Brief memories of the Marshall Symphony League and the Marshall Regional Arts Council from 1967-2002 by Audrey Kariel 2002
Artifact collection
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2007-138/1 [11670162] Accession 2007-138
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2007-138/2 [11670107] Civic Involvement
Minutes, Agendas, Reports 2002
Texas State Technical College
Marshall Festivals, Inc. 2001
Texas Forest Trail Regional Program, Texas Historical Commission 2001-2002
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life 2001
Downtown Advisory Committee 2001
Friends of Marshall Public Library
Marshall Regional Arts Council 2001
Recommendations
Photographs
City of Marshall Receipts 2000
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2007-138/3 [11670184] East Texas Historical Association
Assorted Clippings, Programs, and Newsletters
Assorted (handbooks, correspondence, articles, notes, brochures)
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2007-138/1 [11670162] Transportation Groups/Committees
Correspondence 2000-2003
Meeting Minutes, Agendas, Reports
Clippings
Subject Files (transportation related)
Assorted (political and civic activities)
Historic Preservation & Transportation
Correspondence
Meeting Minutes, Agendas, Reports
Subject Files
Award Nominations
Amtrak, Marshal Depot, Inc.
Amtrak (letters of support, Marshall Depot Inc., articles)
Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, Growing Up Texan
Jewish History Month 2002
Clippings and Assorted
Transportation Groups/Committees
Meeting Minutes, Agendas, Reports 2004-2007
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2007-138/2 [11670107] Meeting Minutes, Agendas, Reports 2004-2007
Correspondence 2004-2007
Subject Files and Publications
Clippings
Certificate
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2007-138/3 [11670184] Transportation Groups/Committees
Meeting Minutes, Agendas, Reports
Correspondence
Clippings
Publications & Subject Files
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2007-138/4 [11670173] Harrison County Historical Commission
The Friends of A Public Library
Assorted
Public Transportation Advisory Committee
Restoration of Old Harrison County Courthouse
Historic Courthouse Preservation Program
Courthouse Preservation Council of Harrison County
Courthouse Centennial Book 2002
Accession 2008-012
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2008-012/1 [11670209] Courthouse Preservation Council of Harrison County
Courthouse Centennial Campaign
Downtown Marshall Association
Texas Courthouse Preservation Program
Preservation
Texas Municipal League 1994
City of Marshall Budgets 1946-1948, 1991, 2001
Bill Ellis, Living Legend
Marshall, Texas and the Global Economy
Assorted (correspondence and brochures)
Old Courthouse and Museum, Naomi E. Dobbs
Capital Campaign Plan and Funding Information Packet
Funding Information Profiles 1995
Public Sources
Funding Information Packet 1995
Capital Campaign Plan 1995
Courthouse Grants 1994
Courthouse Funding, Conference Committee, State Legislature 2001
Courthouse Preservation Council of Harrison County
Texas Historical Commission, Texas Courthouse Preservation Program
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2008-012/2 [11670195] Courthouse Preservation Council of Harrison County
TEA-21 Draft Grant Application
Preservation Plan for the Old Harrison County Courthouse
Assorted Preservation (clippings, newsletters, correspondence)
Capital Campaign 1995-1999
Courthouse Centennial Committee
Courthouse Preservation Council of Harrison County and Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program 2001-2006
Courthouse 2002
Assorted Preservation
Harrison County Preservation Council 2002
Preserve America 2003
Tourism Assessment 2002
Harrison County Preservation Council 2003-2004
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2008-012/3 [11670093] Harrison County Preservation Council 2003-2004
Capital Campaign 1998, 1996c, 1996b
Courthouse Square Grant 2000
Old Courthouse Bond Issue 2000
Courthouse Centennial Campaign
Courthouse Application-THC State Plan
Clippings
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2.325/B71 [SRH1230000384] Courthouse Preservation Council of Harrison County
Kariels honored for saving Marshall train depot 2012
Audrey Kariel honored on her birthday, by Connie Ware 2012
Audrey Kariel's reminiscences on growing up in Corsicana as part of Temple Beth El 2016
Audrey Kariel's work with Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and others in support of passenger rail and Amtrak
Accession 2014-104
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2R784 [SRH1230012382] Max Lale
Louis Kariel Sr., List of Ship Passengers, Cuba to New Orleans 1922
Audrey Kariel Awards (partial)
Juiet Dees George, Ft. Worth, Texas
Henry Lee Luskey, Obituaries and Funeral Program November-December 2013
Weisman Family
Mexican American – Jewish Relations, San Antonio, Texas
Miscellaneous Information
Temple Moses Montefiore Organ
Longview, Texas, Temple Emanu-El
[Newspapers]
[American Legion Extension Institute Booklets]
[Paper Fans]
Marshall, Texas Zoning Ordinance
Autobiography, Florence Saft Olcovich December 1969
Rabbi David Shor Letter June 20, 1987
HUB Shoe Store file
Texas Jewish Historical Society, Audrey Kariel
Ruthe Winegarten, Longview Speech October 20, 1990
Marilyn Cohn Schwartz
Travel Materials
Marshall, Texas Jewish Community
Texas State Historical Association Texana Auction March 4, 1988
Texas Municipal League, Proposed Operating Budget, Fiscal Year 2000-2001
Kranson, Marks, Bernstein, and Josephs Families, Marshall, Texas
Houston Information
Dallas Jewish Community
Jefferson, Texas
Audrey Kariel, AJHS and SJHS Files
Audrey Kariel, TJHS and AJHS Files
TJHS Annual Gathering, Houston, Texas March 24-25, 1995
[Texas Travel Materials]
Texas DPS Public Transportation Advisory Committee meeting September 9, 2002
Corsicana, Texas
Temple Emanu-El at Fifty Years
Leonard Rosengarten, World War II
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2R785 [SRH1230012383] [Miscellaneous Materials]
[Corsicana, Texas Telephone Directories April 1980, November 1990]
East Texas Historical Journal, Volume XXVIII, Number 2 1990
[Miscellaneous Correspondence]
Newspapers and Clippings
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2.325/N43a [SRH1230001978] Newspaper coverage of Marshall, Texas, depot 1988
Women's Enterprise magazine June 2001
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2.325/A185 [SRH1230000331] Women's Business Initiative materials 2000
Leadership Texas speech and materials 2001
Northeast Texas Library System award 2001

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