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The Power of His Camera: Spider Martin and the Civil Rights Movement

The Power of His Camera: Spider Martin and the Civil Rights Movement

The Briscoe Center for American History is pleased to showcase the iconic photos of James "Spider" Martin in its new exhibit, The Power of His Camera: Spider Martin and the Civil Rights Movement. (more)

Briscoe Center Acquires Papers of Alexander Cockburn

Briscoe Center Acquires Papers of Alexander Cockburn

The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of journalist, author and polemicist Alexander Cockburn. In a career spanning five decades, Cockburn became one of the most popular intellectual columnists in Britain and America. (more)

The Willie Nelson Collection

Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

Internationally famous singer-songwriter Willie Nelson has donated major portions of his collection of correspondence, manuscripts, records and awards to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin. (more)

Reading Room Schedule for box Retrieval, June 9 - July 2, 2014

Sid Richardson Hall Facility Improvements

Our Sid Richardson Hall (SRH) location is slated to receive a fire suppression system in June and early July. Installation of this system will impact retrieval of collection materials for patrons using the SRH reading room. (more)