State Library Printed Publications and Microfilm List

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Agency divisions and departments that produce and distribute our publications are:


To order print and microform publications:

Publications priced as noted. Please contact the appropriate department for the publication you wish to order to determine cost, and postage and sales tax charges, where applicable. Telephone and e-mail addresses vary between divisions and are listed below.

State Library publications are available in alternate format upon request.
 

Public Information / Communications Office

Communications Office (PIO)
512-463-5514

pio@tsl.texas.gov

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Archives and Information Services

512-463-5455
reference.desk@tsl.texas.gov

For reproductions of archival documents available on microfilm, see Archival Documents on Microfilm section of this page.
 

  • Calendar of the Papers of Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar - Revised, limited edition. $20
  • Compiled Index to Elected and Appointed Officials of the Republic of Texas 1835-1846. $3
  • "On This Day of New Beginnings" - Selected inaugural addresses of Texas governors. $4.76
  • Post Office Papers of the Republic of Texas:
  • Volume I, 1836-1839. $4.50
  • Volume II, 1839-1840. $4.50
  • Valentine Overton King's Index to Books about Texas before 1889 - Cost is $17.

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State and Local Records Management Division (SLRM)

Contact
512-463-7610
or slrminfo@tsl.texas.gov

ARCHIVAL DOCUMENTS ON MICROFILM
Due to poor quality of original documents, some of the microfilm reels may be difficult to read.

Birth and Death Records
Available on 16mm microfilm. $21.95/roll

  • 1903-1976 Index to Birth Records. Fifty rolls.
  • 1920 Index to Birth Records. One roll
  • 1880-1930 Index to Probate Birth Records, Vols. 1-40. Five rolls.
  • 1930-1945 Index to Probate Birth Records. Two rolls.
  • 1903-1940 Index to Death Records, Texas. Seven rolls.
  • 1941-1973 Index to Death Records, Texas. Eleven rolls.

Nacogdoches Archives

  • Selected records of Spanish and Mexican colonial government in East Texas. Available on 35mm microfilm. Twenty-seven rolls. $24.90/roll

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Texas Rangers Records
     Available on 16mm microfilm. $21.95/roll

  • 1919 Ranger Investigation. One roll.
  • 1920 Railroad Rangers. Three rolls.
  • 1919-1920 Loyalty Rangers. One roll.
  • 1919-1935 Regular Rangers. Two rolls.
  • 1919-1935 Special Rangers. Seven rolls.

Texas Tax Rolls
Early 1800s through 1981.

  • 1960-1974 available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll
  • All other years available on 16mm microfilm. $21.95/roll

State of Texas Census of 1850-1860

  • Available on 16 mm microfilm. $13.90/roll. Eleven Rolls.

Taxes Collected from Railroads in Texas
Available on 16mm microfilm.

  • 1874-1875. One roll. $21.95

V.O. King manuscript, "Seats of Government in Texas"

  • 141 pp. ms., no date. Available on 16mm microfilm. One roll. $21.95

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Roster of Confederate Home, Austin, Texas

  • Available on 35mm microfilm. No date. One roll. $24.90

Texas Confederate Military Service Records

  • Alphabetical lists of company commanders with muster rolls, of counties containing company commanders with muster rolls, and of Texas Confederate soldiers. Available on 16mm microfilm. No date. Eight rolls. $21.95/roll

Texas Rangers Service Records

  • Service records for Texas Rangers and associated groups, 1830-1900, and of the Minute Men, 1841. Available on 16mm microfilm. Two rolls. $21.95/roll. Note: Reel no. 8 of the Texas Confederate Military Service Records is combined with reel no. 1 of the Ranger service records.

Post Office Department Records, Republic of Texas

  • 1835-1841. Available on 16mm microfilm. One roll. $21.95

Wheat, Postmasters, and Post Offices of Texas

  • Available on 16mm microfilm. 1846-1930. $13.90/roll

The Liberty Gazette

  • Newspaper, 1855-1869. Available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll

The Liberty Vindicator

  • Newspaper, 1925-35. Available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll

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Executive Record Books, 1855-1938

  • Twenty-six rolls. Available on 35 mm microfilm. $24.90/roll

Election Registers (a.k.a. Appointment Registers), 1837-1972

  • Thirty-one rolls. Available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll

Voter Registers, 1867-1869

  • Twelve rolls. Available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll

Texas Mortality Schedule, 1850-1860

  • Eight rolls. Available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll

Criminal Justice-Prisoner Indexes

  • Available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll
  • Indexes 1849 through 1970, Five rolls.
  • Ledgers 1849 through 1954, Fifteen rolls.

Sam Houston papers

  • One roll. Available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll

Texas History

  • Available on 35mm microfilm. $24.90/roll
  • Bonds and Oaths 1837-1844, Three rolls
  • Confederate Land Scrip's, Seven rolls
  • Donation Vouchers 1879-1887, Seventeen rolls
  • Hardin Papers 1826-1836, One roll
  • Index to Ships Arriving 1836-1846, One roll
  • Memorial & Petitions (Index), One roll
  • Military 1835-1846, One roll
  • Naturalization Declaration/Intent 1855-1869, One roll
  • Passenger Lists for Ships 1836-1846, One roll
  • Passports Issued 1836-1845, One roll
  • Public Debt Claims 1848-1861, One roll
  • Records Relating to Colonization, Two rolls
  • Texas Army
  • Correspondence, Six rolls
  • Quartermaster Correspondence 1835-1846, One roll
  • Texas Colonists (index) 1835-1846, One roll Texas Navy
  • Military Rolls (index), One roll
  • Navy Correspondence, Four rolls
  • Other Financial Records 1836-1842, Six rolls
  • Other Financial Wrappers, Two rolls
  • Purser's Records Archer - Zavala, Fifteen rolls
  • Purser's Records Vessels - Day Book, One roll
  • Purser's Records Navy Yard, Three rolls
  • Ship's Crew (index) Annari through Young, One roll
  • Warrant Registers/Memo of Drafts, Three rolls

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SPECIAL SERIES MICROFICHE
Minimum charge of $5 per order.

Attorney General Opinions

  • 1939-44 Gerald Mann, opinion nos. 1-5499. $337.00
  • 1939-44 Gerald Mann and Grover Sellers, opinion nos. 5500-5699. $13.00
  • 1944-47 Grover Sellers, opinion nos. 5700-7543. $112.00
  • 1947-52 Price Daniel, opinion nos. 1-1569 w/annual indexes. $125.00
  • 1952-56 John Ben Shepperd, opinion nos. 1-224 w/annual indexes. $16.00
  • 1957-62 Will Wilson, opinion nos. 1-1518 w/annual indexes. $137.00
  • 1963-66 Waggoner Carr, opinion nos. 1-795 w/annual indexes. $70.00
  • 1966-72 Crawford Martin, opinion nos. 1-1291 w/annual indexes. $123.00
  • 1973-78 John Hill, opinion nos. 1-1321 w/annual indexes. $111.00
  • 1979-82 Mark White, opinion nos. 1-594 w/annual indexes. $52.00
  • 1983-90 Jim Mattox, opinion nos. 1-1281 w/annual indexes. $108.00
  • 1991-98 Dan Morales, opinion nos. 1-500 w/indexes for 1991-94 only.* $50.00
  • 1999-2001 John Cornyn, opinion nos. 1-448.* $30.00
     
  • *Note: Opinion Indexes for 1995-1999 will be available in microfiche format in the future.

Attorney General opinions are available online from the Office of the Attorney General at:
http://www.oag.state.tx.us/opinopen/opindex.shtml

Letter Opinions**

  • Jim Mattox, 1988-1990. $13.00
  • Dan Morales, 1991-1998. $34.00
     
  • **Note: Letter Opinion series ceased at the end of 1998.

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Open Records decisions and rulings

  • ORD Nos. 1-536. (1973-89). $22.00
  • ORD Nos. 537-583. (1990). $4.00
  • ORD Nos. 584-598. (1991). $1.00
  • ORD Nos. 599-612. (1992). $1.00
  • ORD Nos. 613-621. (1993). $1.00
  • ORD Nos. 622-630. (1994). $1.00
  • ORD Nos. 631-636 (1995)   $1.00
  • ORD Nos. 637-650 (1996)   $1.00
  • ORD Nos. 651-657 (1997)   $1.00
  • ORD Nos. 658- (1998)        $1.00
  • ORR Nos. 1-396.(1988).     $14.00
  • ORR Nos. 1-434 (1989).     $14.00
  • ORR Nos. 1-183 (1990).     $5.00
  • ORR Nos. 1-661 (1991).     $20.00
  • ORR Nos. 1-710 (1992).     $23.00
  • ORR Nos. 1-777 (1993)      $25.00
  • ORR Nos. 1-825 (1994)      $27.00
  • ORR Nos. 95-001 thru 95-1634 (1995)   $49.00
  • ORR NOS. 96-0001 thru 96-2477 (1996) $72.00
  • ORR Nos. 97-0001-97-2847 (1997)        $80.00
  • ORR Nos. 98-0001-98-3315 (1998)        $94.00
     

Open Records decisions and rulings are available online from the Office of the Attorney General at: http://www.oag.state.tx.us/opinions/orl/index.htm

General and special laws of the State of Texas

  • 63rd Legislature, First Called Session and 64th Legislature, Regular Session. $73.00
  • 65th Legislature, Regular Session and First Called Session. $62.00
  • 65th Legislature, Second Called Session and 66th Legislature, Regular Session. $44.00
  • 67th Legislature, Regular Session. $58.00
  • 67th Legislature, First, Second and Third Called Sessions and 68th Legislature, Regular Session and   First Called Session. $108.00
  • 68th Legislature, Second Called Session and 69th Legislature, Regular Session and First and Second Called Sessions. $47.00
  • 69th Legislature, Third Called Session and 70th Legislature, Regular Session and First and Second Called Sessions. $68.00
  • 71st Legislature, Regular Session and First through Sixth Called Sessions. $83.00
  • 72nd Legislature, Regular Session and First through Fourth Called Sessions. $63.00
  • 73rd Legislature, Regular Session. $64.00

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Texas Register
All volumes include nos. 1-100 and annual index.

  • 1976, vol. 1. $62.00
  • 1977, vol. 2. $86.00
  • 1978, vol. 3. $52.00
  • 1979, vol. 4. $80.00
  • 1980, vol. 5. $76.00
  • 1981, vol. 6. $89.00
  • 1982, vol. 7. $98.00
  • 1983, vol. 8. $88.00
  • 1984, vol. 9. $99.00
  • 1985, vol. 10. $52.00
  • 1986, vol. 11. $59.00
  • 1987, vol. 12. $60.00
  • 1988, vol. 13. $71.00
  • 1989, vol. 14. $75.00
  • 1990, vol. 15. $87.00
  • 1991, vol. 16. $90.00
  • 1992, vol. 17. $108.00
  • 1993, vol .18. $124.00
  • 1994, vol. 19. $122.00
  • 1995, vol. 20. $122.00
  • 1996, vol. 21. $140.00
  • 1997, vol. 22. $141.00
  • 1998, vol. 23. $149.00
  • 1999, vol. 24. $135.00
  • 2000, vol. 25. $146.00
  • 2001, vol. 26. $126.00
  • 2002, vol. 27. $139.00
  • 2003, vol. 28. $110.00
  • 2004, vol. 29. $120.00
  • 2005, vol. 30. $87.00

The Texas Register is available online from the Secretary of State at: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/

Supreme Court Dockets, 1983-present

  • Dockets and Advisory Committee files are being filmed continuously; price for the total set changes as new materials are added. Individual dockets and files can be purchased for $1.00 per fiche.
  • Supreme Court Advisory Committee Files, 1982-1986. $14.00

Texas State Publications Index.

  • 1983: $7.00
  • 1984: $6.00
  • 1985: $5.00
  • 1986: $5.00
  • 1987: $8.00
  • 1988: $6.00
  • 1984-88: $23.00
  • 1989 (Jan.-June): $4.00
  • 1989 (July-Dec.): $3.00
  • 1990: $4.00
  • 1991: $5.00
  • 1994-96 TSP indexes

Republic Claims, 1835-1846 (on microfilm)
Now available in electronic format at Republic Claims Index.

  • Documents submitted for and associated with payments for services to the Republic, 1835-1836, are a total of 258 reels and cost $24.90/reel.

These documents include:

  • Audited Claims claims audited and paid during the Republic
  • Public Debt Claims payments of the Republic's debt after annexation
  • Pensions payments of pensions for Republic military or special services
  • Unpaid and Miscellaneous Claims claims submitted but not audited
     
  • Audited Claims Series - 1835-1836 [Reels 1-130].
  • Public Debt Series - 1846-ca. 1861 [Reels 131-199].
  • Republic Pensions Series - 1870-ca. 1900 [Reels 200-247].
  • Unpaid and Miscellaneous Claims Series - 1835-1846 [Reels 248-258].

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Talking Book Program

1-800-252-9605 throughout Texas, or 512-463-5458
tbp.services@tsl.texas.gov

  • Bequests to the Talking Book Program: - Creating a Listening Legacy Brochure providing information on planned giving to the Talking Book Program.
  • Join a Recording Group Today! - ¡Puedes leer y entender el español! - Flyer promoting service in the TBP Volunteer Recording Studio. In English or Spanish.
  • Talking Book Program - Libros Que Hablan - General information brochure about the Talking Book Program. In English or Spanish.
  • Talking Books for Texans Bookmarks - In English or Spanish.

TALKING BOOK PROGRAM PUBLICATIONS FOR PATRONS, AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST:

INFORMATION, FACT SHEETS AND REFERENCE CIRCULARS PRODUCED BY THE NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE FOR
THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED (ALL IN ENGLISH):

  • Books for Blind and Physically Handicapped Individuals
  • General information flyer produced by National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. In English.
  • Talking Books and Reading Disabilities
  • About Braille
  • Sources for Playback Machines Compatible with NLS Books (2000)
  • Assistive Devices for Use with Personal Computers
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Braille Alphabet Card
  • Instructional Card with Letters of the Alphabet in Braille.
  • Reading is for Everyone
  • Braille-embossed Bookmarks

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Library Development and Networking Division

512-463-5494 or 800-252-9386 in Texas
ld@tsl.texas.gov

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Page last modified: February 13, 2017