Our collections are so varied and vast that we do not have one search bar or index that covers all holdings at the Briscoe Center for American History.
Please select from the options below to search items in our collections, or view our subject guides for suggestions of material that might suit your interests.
Descriptions of and inventories for archival and manuscript holdings.
The military, civil, and political life of the Spanish province of Texas and the Mexican state of Coahuila y Texas.
Books, periodicals, sheet music, and pamphlets, many of which are rare or scarce.
Nineteenth and twentieth century printed documents.
Invitations, advertisements, business cards, campaign posters, admission tickets, printed programs, and greeting cards.
Census records, ship passenger lists, subject guide.
Digitized items from Briscoe Center collections, including documents, photographs, sound recordings, and moving images.
Printed and manuscript maps depicting international geographic areas with special strengths including Texas, the U.S. South, the U.S. Southwest, and Mexico.
Film, videotape and digital formats.
Newsweek, New York Herald Tribune, New York Journal American, and the New York Times.
Foreign, U. S., and Texas newspapers.
Over five million photographic images spanning the period from the late 1840s to the present.
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills standards with links to digitized primary resources.
Recordings of both music and the spoken word.
Key resources within the Briscoe Center's collections arranged by topic.
Telephone and City Directories from around the state of Texas.
Ready reference files of printed resources on an extensive variety of local and regional topics which span decades.