From the Mexican American War to the
Kennedy assassination and beyond, the
Archive of Texas History is ideal for exploring
the history, culture, politics and daily life of
Texans for more than a century and a half.
The Archive of Texas History features digital
facsimiles of historical Texas newspapers as
well as hundreds of government documents
about the Lone Star State. Together, these
carefully selected, fully searchable primary documents comprise an essential resource
for students and teachers alike.
Extensive newspaper coverage of local, state and national history
With more than 30 important historical newspapers from across Texas, the Archive of
Texas History offers extensive local, regional and national coverage dating back to the
mid-19th century. Also included is the complete Dallas Morning News Archive, a valuable
resource of more than 33,500 issues from 1885 to 1977 that supports coursework in a
wide range of subject areas.
A unique collection of historical government reports
The government documents in the Archive of Texas History provide students with
authoritative information from the U.S. Congressional Serial Set. Covering the
Brownsville Affair, Constitution of the Republic of Texas, El Paso Salt War, Galveston
Hurricane, Texas and the Civil War and more, these important primary documents are
often supplemented with maps, charts, tables and illustrations.
Ideal for K-12 students, the Archive of Texas History provides essential information for
teaching and studying Texas history and supporting Texas Essential Knowledge and
Skills (TEKS). With convenient, Web based access, students can compare and contrast
perspectives on border conflicts, cattle drives, railroads, labor issues, oil and gas
discoveries, the Space Age and much more.