Alexander Architectural Archive

The Alexander Architectural Archive at the University of Texas at Austin is an architectural research center that supports research and education about the history of the built environment, begun in 1958 by UT Professor Blake Alexander. Notable collections include drawings from well-known Galveston architect Nicholas Clayton, which survived the 1900 Galveston Storm, records from the San Antonio firm of Ayres & Ayres, and the work of James Riley …

Baylor Libraries

The Baylor University Libraries support excellence in teaching and learning, enhance research and discovery, and foster scholarship and success by providing academic life centers, scholarly resources, and technological innovation. Our special collections foster scholarship in the areas of Texas and Baylor history, the work of the Brownings and other nineteenth century Victorian writers, Texas legislative processes and history, and religious …

Cushing Memorial Library & Archives

Cushing Memorial Library & Archives is the special collections and rare books library for Texas A&M University. Cushing collects in a number of areas, including Texas history, US military history, Maps, the history of printing, Africana Studies, Women and Gender Studies, University Archives, and Literature. Two of our most famed collections include our Colonial Mexico Collection and our Science Fiction …

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History is a leading history research center and part of the University of Texas. Its collections are vast, with significant holdings on Texas history (indeed, the collection began as the Eugene Barker Texas History Center, and many still call it the Barker Center), political history, southern history, American energy history, civil rights and social justice, news media, mathematics, and military history. …

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

UT Provost Harry Huntt Ransom founded the Ransom Center in 1957, then called the Humanities Research Center, with a vision of the “Bibliotheque Nationale of the only state that started out as an independent nation.” Building on rare books collected by the university since 1897, the collection focuses on the study of literature and culture and contains over 36 million …

H. J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports

The H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture & Sports is dedicated to acquiring and providing access to archival materials in the fields of physical culture and sports; supporting and conducting research in disciplines concerned with health and high performance; preserving the history of physical culture and sports; and educating the public about the cultural and scientific significance of physical …

Huston-Tillotson University Archives

TThe Huston-Tillotson University Archives mission is to document the academic, administrative, social, and cultural history of Huston-Tillotson University by collecting, preserving, and providing access to materials of permanent historical value. The archives contains a wide variety of unique materials, including presidential papers, photographs, yearbooks, administrative records, scrapbooks, audiovisual materials, and campus publications. The collections include records dating from the 1870s …

Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, at The University of Texas at Austin, is one of the premier libraries in the world focused on Latin America and U.S. Latin@ studies. In partnership with the Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies (LLILAS), the Benson Collection is a regular destination for visitors from throughout the world. Founded in 1926 …

St. Edward’s University Archives and Special Collections

St. Edward’s University is one of the oldest universities in Texas (and, if you count its years as a boy’s school prior to becoming an accredited college, it predates UT by 12 years). Brother Philip Odette, C.S.C , founded the SEU Archives in 1958 to document the human record of St. Edward’s Academy, College, High School, Military Academy, and University from approximately 1871 to the present. Its …

Tarlton Law Library Archives

The Tarlton Law Library Archives is part of the Rare Books & Manuscripts department of the library and serves primarily as the archival repository for the University of Texas School of Law. The collection includes papers of faculty and alumni of the law school and offers much documentation on the legal history of Texas and the US. Additionally, the archives holds the papers of several Texas …

Texas After Violence Project

The Texas After Violence Project is a restorative justice and multimedia documentary project focused on cultivating deeper understandings of the widespread impacts of interpersonal and state violence on individuals, families, and communities. Our mission is to conduct holistic research and build an archive of stories and other records that serve as resources for community dialogue and public policy. We hope …

Texas Archeological Research Laboratory

The Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory (TARL) of the University of Texas at Austin is the largest archaeological repository in the state. It began in 1963 when numerous archaeological collections across the UT campus were consolidated. The collections include artifacts as well as the supporting archives from thousands of archaeological sites, most notably an extensive photographic collection that includes the largest …