Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building located just east of the Texas Capitol at 1201 Brazos St. Ausitn, Texas 78701

Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building, home of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), is located just east of the Texas State Capitol at 1201 Brazos Street in Austin, Texas. The lobby is open Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On Exhibit NOW in the TSLAC lobby:

Wish You Were Here!
Historic Postcards from Texas

Previous exhibits:

Evolution of the Texas Rangers, 1836–1920


Texans' Struggle for Freedom and Equality


Texas in Focus: Early Photographs from the State Archives


'Texas Moves Toward Statehood' Stories Behind the Mural


Texas Investigates: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy and Wounding of Governor John B. Connally


Texas Republic Legation Papers


Travis' 1836 Victory or Death Letter from the Alamo


The Journeay Violin and the Mier Expedition (Black Bean Episode)


Water in Texas 


The American Civil War in Texas


Talking Book Program


Conservation Methods at TSLAC

Texas Treasures Now on Display in the lobby of the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is proud and excited to display some of the treasures held in the Texas Archives!

Use the links on the left hand side of this page to expore what is currently on display as well as previous TSLAC lobby exhibits.

Map showing TSLAC just east of the Texas State Capitol

Please visit

These pages offer only a sampling of what you will find in our exhibits. To learn more and to view historical documents, photographs and artifacts please visit our lobby in the Lorenzo de Zavala State Library and Archives Building located just east of the Texas State Capitol at 1201 Brazos Street in Austin. The lobby is open from Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TSLAC building photo by Casey Dunn Professional Photography.
Page last modified: April 26, 2016