The Portal to Texas History

The Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas is a gateway to Texas history materials. From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections. The Portal continues to grow as additional partners contribute digital versions of their […]

Human Rights Documentation Initiative

The UT Libraries’ Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) is committed to the long-term preservation of fragile and vulnerable records of human rights struggles worldwide, the promotion and secure usage of human rights archival materials, and the advancement of human rights research and advocacy around the world. The HRDI partners with human rights organizations in Asia, Africa,

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Special Collections at Southwestern University

Special Collections holds Southwestern University’s rare books and archival collections, including the papers of U.S. Senator (1961-1985) John G. Tower, the Edward A. Clark Texana Collection, and university history. Over 4000 works were printed before 1900, the earliest of which is a leaf from a Gutenberg Bible. You can find them on Facebook,Twitter, & Instagram. 

The Alexander Architectural Archive

The Alexander Architectural Archive at the University of Texas at Austin is an architectural research center of national importance. The archive advances the academic mission of the University and enriches the intellectual life of the people of Texas by fostering information discovery, enabling teaching and research, nurturing creativity, partnering in the development and dissemination of

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The Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum. Its extensive holdings provide a unique record of the creative process of writers and artists, deepening our understanding of literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts. Thousands of scholars, students, and cultural enthusiasts from around the world study materials from the

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The Briscoe Center for American History

Through stewardship, scholarship, and outreach, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin increases knowledge and fosters exploration of our nation’s past. As a leading history research center, we collect, preserve, and make available documentary and material culture evidence encompassing key themes in Texas and U.S. history. Researchers, students,

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Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at The University of Texas is one of the premier collections in the world focused on Latin America and Latina/o Studies. Its mission is to serve local, national, and international constituencies with interests in Latin American or Latina/o issues and to provide information resources that support the activities

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The Cushing Memorial Library and Archives

The Cushing Memorial Library and Archives is the rare books, special collections, manuscripts, and archival repository for Texas A&M University Libraries. The collections of the Cushing Library reflect the comprehensive nature of the educational and research enterprise at A&M as well as the wide diversity of interests found among current and former students, faculty, staff,

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The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University

Founded at Texas State University by Austin screenwriter and photographer Bill Wittliff and his wife Sally, The Wittliff Collections are devoted to preserving a creative legacy that will instruct and inspire the current generation as well as those to come, illuminating the artistic process and testifying to the importance of the southwestern and Mexican imagination in

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UTSA Libraries Special Collections

UTSA Libraries Special Collections serves as the library’s repository for the university’s primary source materials, including manuscripts, rare books, historic photographs, and university archives. Supporting the university’s ascent to premier research university status, Special Collections sustains the university’s teaching, research and outreach mission by acquiring, preserving, and providing access to primary resources for use by

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LBJ Presidential Library

“It is all here: the story of our time with the bark off…This library will show the facts, not just the joy and triumphs, but the sorrow and failures, too.”  —Lyndon Baines Johnson at the LBJ Presidential Library dedication, May 22, 1971.