Get started by checking out the UT Libraries' Digital Collections. Narrow by library, language, topic, type of material, etc.
Another great place to start for digital archives on campus and in Texas is Texas Archival Resources Online. Use TARO to search archival collections from institutions across the state of Texas. Be sure to notice where the archive is located (not all of them are in Austin). Let us know if you have questions about access!
TARO (Texas Archival Resources Online) contains finding aids with descriptions of the archival holdings of the Benson Latin American Collection. You can search for names of collections, subjects, specific materials or countries that are held in our rare books and manuscripts collection.
The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University.
Thematic areas include: family and race, material culture, language and culture, kinesthetics, body language, food and foraging, cooking, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and slavery, male and female roles, kinship and families, political organization, conflict and conflict resolution, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, marriage, gender, and family roles.
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files:
Currently contains 14,300 pages of prose and poetry and 13 plays; will contain approximately 100,000 pages of prose, poetry, and essays and 300 plays when complete.
The Briscoe Center houses a large number of collections on U.S. and Texas history. It's located on the Northeast end of campus, near the LBJ Presidential Library.
Browse and search the Briscoe Center's Digital Collections here.
The Harry Ransom Center increasingly makes its unique resources available online for free. Explore their digital collections here.
Harry Ransom Center materials can also be access through the UT Libraries catalog. Once you start a keyword search, use "Available Online" and "Library--Harry Ransom Center" in the left-side limiter menu to narrow your search.
You can also check out the Harry Ransom Center's subscribed databases here.
From the LBJ Library:
The National Archives and Records Administration manages all of the presidential libraries. Use the Advanced Search to get started, and then click on the "Available Online" tab in the search results.
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