News


   Austin, TX    October is Archives Month   

An image of the 2021 Archives Month Poster containing the followng: Texas Archives Month 2021 Documenting Disability History in Texas Our historical collections reflect the spectrum of roles those with disabilities have played in American society. Texas archives also capture the ways in which governments, organizations, and institutions have identified, responded to, and provided resources for disabled individuals and groups.</body></html>

   Austin, TX    Texas Historical Records Advisory Board Announces 2021 Archival Award Recipients   

Austin, TX – The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to announce its archival award recipients for 2021. THRAB has selected Dallas Historical Society (DHS) Registrar, Kaitlyn Price, as the recipient of the Archival Award of Excellence. Senior Archivist at Archives of the Big Bend, Melleta Bell, has been named as the recipient of the Advocacy for Archives Award. 

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission and Texas State Historical Association Seeking Applications for 2022 Research Fellowship in Texas History   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is now accepting applications for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Research Fellowship in Texas History. The fellowship includes a $2,000 stipend and is awarded for the best research proposal utilizing the collections of the State Archives in Austin.

The TSLAC Research Fellowship in Texas History is administered in partnership with TSHA and made possible by the Texas Library and Archives Foundation through a generous donation from the Edouard Foundation.

   Austin, TX    The Texas Great Read for 2021 is "Marfa for the Perplexed" by Lonn Taylor   

2021 Texas Great Read images of Martha for the Perplexed book cover and a photo of author Lonn Taylor

   Austin, TX    Texas Center for the Book Announces Four New Literary Landmarks   

Text of New Texas Literary Landmarks: Dallas, Meridian, Edinburg, Fort Davis with Texas Center for the Book and Texas State Library and Archives Logos over a photo of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Accepting Applications from Libraries for $1.8 Million in ARPA Grants   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) will begin accepting applications on Sept. 3 for three new grant programs made possible by emergency pandemic funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Available funds total at least $1.8 million and are provided by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under ARPA. Texas libraries are encouraged to apply through TSLAC’s online grants management program by Oct. 1.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Awards $1.16 Million in Grants to Texas Libraries   

Austin, TX – Selected Texas libraries will soon undertake new projects with funding from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). Workforce development resources, tools for promoting tech literacy and a wide range of impactful community programs topped the list of grant proposals recently approved by TSLAC. Agency commissioners awarded 51 library grants totaling $1,167,658 million for numerous Texas libraries and institutions of higher education at their August 6 regular meeting in Austin.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Opens New 20,000-Square-Foot Records Facility   

Woman cuts a blue ribbon as others look on.Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) celebrated the opening of its new 20,000-square-foot records storage facility at the State Records Center Annex at Promontory Point in Austin on August 6 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Commission Chair Dr.

Pages