Texas State Library & Archives

Message from the New State Librarian of Texas

We live in an information-based economy, and success depends on access to accurate, authoritative, and…

Setting the Texas Table

Food is elemental. It feeds the body but also fuels culture, identity, and our economy.…

Celebrating Four New Literary Landmarks

In 2020, Texas had only five registered Literary Landmarks statewide. My colleagues at the Texas…

Bonnie & Clyde in the State Archives

None were more famous than Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker of Dallas. Beginning in 1932,…

More than 100 Years of Recreation Preserved in the State Archives

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission holds many records related to the broader history…

State Historic Sites of Texas

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has among its archival holdings collections that document…

At the State Archives

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) preserves and documents the shared heritage and…

A Civilization Geared to Motor Vehicles

In the 1950s, the magazine Texas Parade wrote, “Not since Cheops erected his great Pyramid…

Marjorie Stinson

Aviation History in the State Archives

Texas’ Diverse History of Immigration

T he draw of Texas—a mythic place of ample land and opportunity—is well known today. However,…