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Bonham Quilt Hop 2014

Bonham Quilt Hop 2014

The Sam Rayburn Museum is gearing up for participation in the 2014 Bonham Quilt Hop on July 25-26. The Rayburn Museum will share two exhibits based on the Center's Winedale Quilt Collection: Quilts That Helped Us Heal and Seeing Double. (more)

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)

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)

The Harry McPherson Collection

Briscoe Center Acquires Papers of Harry McPherson

The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of Harry McPherson. McPherson was a White House counsel and speechwriter for President Lyndon Johnson from 1965 to 1969. (more)