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December 2014

Christmas at Winedale
In this issue:
World War I Exhibit Open Until February 2015
Christmas at Winedale
Media Watch: 2014 in Review
In Memoriam: Ian Mclagan

November 2014

Being Rapoport - book cover
In this issue:
Center Acquires the StudioEIS Archive
Rapoport Memoir Issued as Enhanced Ebook
Briscoe Center Fellowships Announced
Christmas at Winedale Coming Soon

October 2014

Clifford Irving
In this issue:
Center Acquires Clifford Irving Papers
Winedale Quilts on Display for Houston Festival
London Stage at Winedale
Center Announces Smith Travel Awardees

September 2014

President Richard M. Nixon with bow tie on Saint Patrick's Day. Photo by Ron Bennett
In this issue:
Center Acquires Ron Bennett Photographic Archive
In Depth: Letter Describes San Antonio in 1846
Sam Rayburn Museum Portraits Restored
Cronkite Items On Display at Missouri Western
Indian Artifact Featured in Art Magazine

Summer 2014

Photo of Micael Priest by Alison Beck
In this issue:
Briscoe Center Acquires the Alexander Cockburn Papers
Texas Poster Art Collections Exhibited at Bullock
Materials in Action: History Detectives
Shakespeare at Winedale in 44Th Season
Bonham Quilt Hop a Great Success

April 2014

Rayburn Chandelier Photo
In this issue:
Spider Martin Exhibit Now on Display
Briscoe Center Acquires the Harry McPherson Papers
Texas Furniture Exhibit Now Online
Materials in Action: Ann Richards Documentary
Red Scare Republished

March 2014

Rayburn Chandelier Photo
In this issue:
Briscoe Center Materials on Display at LBJ Library
Rayburn Chandelier Restored to Former Glory
When I Rise: From Fredericksburg to Finland
Julian Read at the Sixth Floor Museum

February 2014

Texas Star Logo
In this issue:
Center Acquires the John Singleton Papers
Research Begins on Presidential Quilt
Successful News to History Event at Nixon Library
Materials in Action: Napoleon in America

January 2014

Treaty Stone Logo
In this issue:
Dennis Brack: A Career in Photojournalism
Red and White Quilt Exhibit
Upcoming Littlefield Lecture Series
News to History Extended at the Nixon
Materials in Action: 1850s Treaty Stone

December 2013

Panotour Exhibit Logo
In this issue:
Briscoe Center Launches Online Panoramic Exhibit
Kaylakie Quilt Collection Acquired
Materials In Action: Supporting Graduate Students
In Memoriam: T.R. Fehrenbach

November 2013

Who Was Jack Ruby? Book Cover
In this issue:
Briscoe Center Acquires the Seth Kantor Papers
The Briscoe Center's JFK Resource Guide
Briscoe-Garner Museum Set to Re-open
Christmas at Winedale Coming Soon

October 2013

Whitney Smith Flag History Collection
In this issue:
Briscoe Center Acquires World-Class Flag History Collection
The Norman Birnbaum Papers
Foodways Texas Oral History Archive
Materials In Action: Latino Americans

September 2013

Making History Searchable: Transcribe It!
In this issue:
A White House View of 9/11
Briscoe Center Launches Online Transcription Project
Garner Documentary Screening and Reception
Materials In Action: The March on Washington's 50th Anniversary
Briscoe Center to Celebrate Austin Museum Day

Summer 2013

Centerpoints Newsletter Logo
In this issue:
Winedale Furniture Now on Display at the Bullock Museum
Bill Cunningham Book Now Available for Pre-order
Bonham Quilt Hop at the Rayburn Museum
Centerpoints Newsletter Now Available Online
Materials In Action: Gilder Lehrman Institute

May 2013

Historypin - modified logo - map pin on detail of UT campus map
In this issue:
Brack Exhibit now on Display on Campus
Briscoe Center now on Historypin
Briscoe-Garner Museum Facebook Page Updated
Materials In Action: Cronkite’s War

April 2013

Detail from Letter from George Washington to John Armstrong, Aug. 24, 1769; Dolph Briscoe Center for American History (page 2)
In this issue:
Briscoe Center Acquires George Washington Letter
Math Archive Funding Continued
Law School, Briscoe Center Receive Grant for Farenthold Project
Briscoe Center Photojournalism Event Available Online

March 2013

Dirty Thirty event image
In this issue:
Historic Natchez Conference Program Announced
Discussion: The Legacy Of The Dirty Thirty
Professor Frankel At The Briscoe Center
Final Dates For When Rise On The TIFN Spring Tour

February 2013

Detail from When I Rise film poster
In this issue:
When I Rise Featured by the Texas Independent Film Network
Briscoe Center Acquires the Louis Filler Papers
Winedale Presents, Threads of Tradition: Amish and Mennonite Quilts
Remembering Joyce Gross

December 2012

Detail from image of Matthew Naythons, Nicauragua, 1979
In this issue:
Briscoe Center acquires archives of photojournalist Matthew Naythons
Christmas at Winedale a success
Cain Foundation Leads Hatfield Seminar Room Fundraising Initiative
Jack Brooks: in Memoriam

November 2012

New interactive exhibit at the Sam Rayburn Museum
In this issue:
Sam Rayburn Museum: Reimagined and Reopened
Briscoe Center Materials in Action
Social Media
Texas Furniture Book Signing

October 2012

For the Sake of the Song - movie poster
In this issue:
Briscoe Center screens For the Sake of the Song
In Memoriam: Robert A. Gammage, 1938-2012
David Taylor Border Photos Donated to Briscoe Center
Sam Rayburn Museum Temporarily Closed for Exhibit Upgrades
ICHORA, Glider Lehrman Institute Visit Briscoe Center

July 2012

Detail from photo of Dennis Brack preparing to photograph from the top of the Washington Monument.
In this issue:
Briscoe Center Acquires Archive of Photojournalist Dennis Brack
Texas Furniture Research Sponsored by Briscoe Center
Quilt Exhibit Featured at Bonham Quilt Hop

May 2012

Griffin Dunne & Don Carleton
In this issue:
Event Celebrates Opening of Dominick Dunne Exhibit
Cronkite Papers Part of New Landmarks Art Installation
Briscoe Center Completes NHPRC History Revealed Project

April 2012

Dominick Dunne: After the Party
In this issue:
Dominick Dunne Exhibit Opens with Documentary Screening
Briscoe Center Begins Innovative Rapoport Legacy Project
The Texas Book Two Explores University History
Applications Welcome for 2012-2013 Smith Research Travel Award

March 2012

Detail from lobby rendering of Sid Richardson Hall Unit 2
In this issue:
Briscoe Gift Kicks Off Sid Richardson Hall Renovation Project
Dominick Dunne Documentary and Conversation with Griffin Dunne
Winedale Hosts Book Signing For Texas Furniture, Volume One
Major Southern History Collection Acquired

February 2012

 Detail from e_fs_0853_IMG0018 - Dr. Martin Luther King
In this issue:
Flip Schulke: Capturing the Life of a Leader in Photos
2012 Winedale Quilt Show to Feature Cotton Sack Quilts
Icons of Photography Exhibit Now Open at LBJ Library
Texas Furniture Book Signing, March 31, 2012
The Littlejohn and Hickman Archives: Photographs of African American Lives

January 2012

detail of Dominick Dunne
In this issue:
Dominick Dunne's Papers Donated to the Briscoe Center for American History
Briscoe Center publishes memoir of pioneering heart surgeon Denton Cooley
Briscoe Center Icons of Photography Exhibit Opens at LBJ Library

December 2011

detail of Dolph Briscoe and John Nance Garner
In this issue:
Garner Museum now Briscoe-Garner Museum
Christmas at Winedale December 10, 2011!
City of Fort Worth Hosts Special Screening of When I Rise
In Memoriam: Andy Rooney, 1919 - 2011
"Laying Down the Gavel" Exhibit at Briscoe Center's Rayburn Museum

Summer 2007 (print edition)

Summer 2007
In this issue (PDF 3 MB):
Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Funds $3 Million Endowment
Documentary Film Honors Cain Foundation
Center Celebrates the Rock and Roll Photography of Tom Wright

Summer/Fall 2006 Newsletter (print edition)

Summer/Fall 2006
In this issue (2 MB):
Center Awarded $1.2 Million Contract for Exxon History Project
“Last Best Hope” Documentary Launches Center’s Military Institute
Center Opens Gonzalez Papers at Program in San Antonio
The Texas Book Illuminates The University’s Rich History

Winter/Spring 2006 Newsletter (print edition)

winter / spring 2006
In this issue (PDF 3 MB):
Walter Cronkite Honored by NASA
Barbara Conrad Concert Promotes American Spirituals Endowment
Rayburn Library and Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Changing the Face of Power Documents Women in Senate

Spring 2005 Newsletter (print edition)

spring 2005
In this issue (PDF 4.4 MB):
Arno Nowotny Building Houses Center’s Administrative Offices
Rayburn Museum Receives Federal Matching Grant
Funding for American Spirituals Endowment Is Underway
Center Receives Rare Print of Rosenthal “Iwo Jima” Photo

Fall 2004 Newsletter (print edition)

fall 2004
In this issue (PDF 4.2 MB):
ExxonMobil Donates Corporate Historical Collection to Center
Gonzalez Family Donates Papers of Late Congressman
Center Acquires Important Letter Written by Sam Houston