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Other Resources

The links below contain other valuable resources of interest from various Texas History sites.
  • Center for American history The Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin is a special collections library, archive, and museum that facilitates research and sponsors programs on the historical development of the United States. Of special interest is the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Collection, a component of the Center.
  • Digital History This site developed by the University of Houston and other institutions contains a wealth of historical information for students and teachers. There are links to primary sources, "ethic voices", timeliness, a reference room with historic maps, chronologies, and much more. There are also lesson plans for teachers.
  • East Texas Research Center The East Texas Research Center collects, preserves, and provides access to archival material related to eastern Texas life, culture, economy, and history.
  • General Land Office of the State of Texas This link is to the Archives Division of the GLO, where you will find links to finding aids and other indexes for state lands claim, grants, and maps.
  • Lone Star History Links Compiled by Roger A. Griffin, PhD., professor emeritus, Austin Community College.
  • Museum of the Coastal Bend
  • Sons of DeWitt Colony, Texas The Sons of the DeWitt Colong, Texas is a non-profit, privately funded enterprise of Wallace L. McKeehan dedicated to the study and dissemination of information about the people and their familial, social, economic, and political relationships that gave rise to and comprised the DeWitt Colony in the period 1700-1846.
  • Texas Historical Commission The THC has a web site full of information to the researcher. Of special interest to researchers in this area are:
    • LaSalle Shipwreck Project
    • Fort Saint Louis Archeological Project
    • Texas Historic Sites Atlas
  • Texas State Library: Archives and Manuscripts Division
    This website, in addition to providing information regarding the operation of the archives and manuscripts division of the Texas State Library, also provides the following online indexes:
    • Confederate Pensions Search
    • Republic Claims Search
    • Texas Adjutant General Service Records, 1836-1935
    • County Records on Microfilm
  • UNT's Portal to Texas History "The Portal to Texas History offers students, educators, and lifelong learners a digital gateway to the rich collections held in Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, and private collections. This free resource provides over 46,000 pages of primary source materials, such as books, maps, letters, diaries, artwork, and photographs"--from the Portal
  • Victoria Diocese Cemetery Management System This website provides access to a database that allows users to search for the location of gravesites in Catholic Cemeteries within the Victoria Catholic Diocese. Users can search for specific names and locations, as well as maps to locate where a specific individual is interred. Cemeteries in the database are located in Blessing, Ganado, Inez, Nursery, Shiner, Victoria, and Westoff.