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Deep in the Heart: Texas-Themed Quilts from the Winedale Quilt Collection

Deep in the Heart: Texas-Themed Quilts from the Winedale Quilt Collection

The Winedale Historical Complex, a division of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin, proudly presents Deep in the Heart: Texas-Themed Quilts from the Winedale Quilt Collection. The exhibit will run Feb. 15—27.(more)

Ben Sargent inducted into Texas Newspaper Hall of Fame

Ben Sargent inducted into Texas Newspaper Hall of Fame

Congratulations to legendary cartoonist Ben Sargent, whose papers are stored at the Briscoe Center, on his induction into the Texas Newspaper Hall of Fame(more)

Cactus Jack: Lone Star on Capitol Hil

Cactus Jack: Lone Star on Capitol Hill

Cactus Jack: Lone Star on Capitol Hill reveals the rollicking saga of one of the most powerful but often forgotten figures in U.S. history—John Nance "Cactus Jack" Garner.(more)

Renovation work at the Briscoe Center

Renovation Work at the Briscoe Center

In 2016, the Briscoe Center will undergo the renovation of its public service space in Sid Richardson Hall Unit 2. (more)

Selma 1965: The Photographs of Spider Martin

Selma 1965: The Photographs of Spider Martin

The Briscoe Center acquired the archives of James "Spider" Martin last year. Selma 1965 presents Martin's images of the Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights marches in a single volume for the first time. (more)

Center Acquires Revolutionary Era Naval Log

Center Acquires Revolutionary Era Naval Log

Naval operations were an important aspect of military proceedings during the Texas Revolution. The Briscoe Center's Diario de Navegacion-the logbook of the Mexican Army's schooner Bravo-offers rare insights into the fight at sea. (more)

NOTICE - The Briscoe Center's biography vertical file, microfilm and map collections will be unavailable until February 22nd. We are sorry for the inconvenience this might cause our researchers as we prepare for our renovation.


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