Austin American Statesman (1872-1980) Search the Statesman newspaper archives to find articles about local issues related to schools and education.
Austin History Center has preserved many documents, reports and articles related to AISD. Search their catalog, review the Public School Resource Guide, browse their Manuscript Index or scan their Vertical File Holdings to locate documents of interest. Also, take the time to email their reference librarians, especially if you plan to visit. That will save you both time!
AISD Department of Research and Evaluation Publications back to 1998.
Dallas Morning News Newspaper archive. Covers 1885 to 1994.
Texas Archival Resources Online Catalog of finding aids from archival collections in Texas. Most items have not been digitized, so access will require travel to the owning institution.
Texas Education Agency Bulletins and Reports
Texas State Library & Archives Commission Records The official archive for state documents in Texas. Most have not been digitized and will require a visit to the capital complex. Make sure to ask the reference librarians for help!
Texas State Teacher's Association Documents in our collection published by TSTA from 1882-2004.
Department of Education Documents in our collection published by the Department of Education. Follow the link into the Library Catalog and add additional terms and/or adjust date limits as needed.
National Education Association Documents from our collection published by NEA from the 1920's to the 1990's.
ProQuest Congressional A huge archive of federal documents, including: Bills and Resolutions, Congressional Record, Congressional Hearings, Committee Prints, CRS Reports and Unpublished Hearings.
120 Years of American Education: A Statistical Portrait Online from NCES.
Digest of Education Statistics Print only, from 1063-1974.
National Center for Education Statistics Online statistical reports. Few are older the the 1980's.
America's Historic Newspapers Includes the Early American Newspapers, African American Newspapers and Hispanic American Newspapers series.
Dissertations & Thesis Full Text Old dissertations can be an excellent source for historic data and glimpses into frameworks and practices of the past. To find digitized copies of older texts, limit by "full text" and set date ranges appropriate to your topic.
Education Index Retrospective An index of old education journals. Many won't be readily available online, so use the "Find it @ UT" and "Request a Scan" link as needed.
Google Books A great source for historic texts of all types!
UT Library Catalog We hold historic documents from a wide range of education-related agencies and associations. Use the date limiter to restrict results to historic materials.
Newspaper archives from 1871 to 1980
Cactus Yearbook Print from 1893 to 2013
Cactus Yearbook Select online copies from Texas ScholarWorks
Daily Texan Newspaper Archives, 1900 to 2019
Misc. UT Austin Reports and Documents:
UT Statistical Handbooks 1980 to the most recent
University of Texas Archives Housed at the Briscoe Center for American History. Papers from many UT offices, departments, organizations and faculty.
Austin American Statesman Newspaper archives from 1871 to 1975
Dallas Morning News Newspaper archives from 1885 to 1984
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
University of Texas System
America: History and Life Articles from history journals
ERIC Articles from education journals. Try adding "educational history" to your search terms.
UT Library Catalog Educational history as published in books.
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