Contractors are installing a fire suppression system in the Dolph Briscoe Center archival stacks. Installation of this system will impact retrieval of collection materials for patrons using the SRH reading room. (more)
We always welcome scholars, students, and members of the general public to conduct research at the Dolph Briscoe Briscoe Center for American History Research and Collections Division.
**Researchers not affiliated with U. T. Austin may purchase wireless access on a daily or monthly basis through AT&T wifi service. The Dolph Briscoe Center is no longer able to provide guest wireless access.**
We are located at 2313 Red River Street, Austin, Texas 78705, just east of the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum. Detailed information about our location, including maps, directions and suggestions for parking, is available.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each weekday excluding University holidays.
Many Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (512) 495-4532 to confirm open hours.
In advance of your visit, please: Learn about the process for conducting research in the Reading Room including what you should (and should not) bring along. Determine if the material that you want to see is stored off-site. If so, order it a week in advance online. Are you a master’s thesis or dissertation writer desiring financial assistance for travel to conduct research in our collections? Apply for the Smith Travel Award.