Sample Civilian Conservation Corps plan drawing - Palmetto State Park
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Online Collections

Adjutant General Service Records

Searchable index to records related to individual service in a Texas military unit, including both official service record files from the Adjutant General's Office and alphabetical files created by other agencies.

Andrew Jackson Houston Collection

Searchable index of  the  A. J. Houston Collection which is comprised of papers inherited by A. J. Houston from his father, Sam Houston.  The collection of approximately 4,800 items contains correspondence, reports, resolutions, proclamations, affidavits, depositions and a wealth of other material dated, primarily, between 1835 and 1859.

CCC Drawings

Searchable index to large-format drawings documenting park development and construction activities by the Civilian Conservation Corps that took place in Texas from 1933-1958.

Confederate Pension Applications Index

Searchable index to the names, county of residence, and pension number of some 54,634 approved, rejected, and home pensions issued by the Texas government between 1899-1975.

Fire Insurance Maps

Fire Insurance Maps is an index of fire insurance maps and/or Sanborn maps listed by the location mapped. The maps date from the mid-1920s to the 1970s.

Historical Map Collection

Searchable database to original, photoreproduced, and compiled maps of Texas covering the period from the 17th-20th centuries.

Online Exhibits

Dynamic displays of rare and unique items, with historical narratives, transcriptions, and links for further research.

Republic Claims

Searchable index of Comptroller's records submitted by citizens to the Republic of Texas government from 1835 -1846, including claims for payment, reimbursement, or restitution. It also includes records relating to Republic pensions and claims against the Republic submitted as public debt claims after 1846.

Republic of Texas Passports

Alphabetical listing with images of records relating to individual passport files in the Republic of Texas, including  requests for passports, orders to issue passports, and one proclamation granting entrance to the Republic.

Senate Tapes

The Texas Senate began recording committee hearings and floor debates with the 4th Called Session of the 62nd Legislature (1972). Digitized copies of audio cassette tapes, through the 79th Legislature, are available online.

Texas Government Website Archive (TRAIL)

TRAIL searches and locates information collected in an archive of more than 180 Texas state agency web servers.

TexShare Databases

Online Resources and InterLibrary Loan functions accessible with a TexShare login I.D. and Password. Don't have the I.D. and password? Check with your local Texas public library to obtain a TexShare login I.D. and password.

Voices of Texas History

Voices of Texas History brings to life the inspiring written historical record as spoken by notable Texans of today, including Texas Governor Rick Perry, former Texas and U.S. First Lady Laura Bush, and U.S. Senator John Cornyn.


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