Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
The mission of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) is to locate, preserve, and make available to researchers the documentary evidence of Houston's history. HMRC is located in the historic Julia Ideson Building. Created in 1976, HMRC furthers its mission by providing in-depth reference services using materials including the Texas and local history book collection, archives, photographs, architectural drawings, oral histories, and maps.
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Harris County Archives
The mission of the Harris County Archives is to document the history of the government and the citizens of Harris County as revealed through county records and donated materials. The Harris County Archives is currently a part of the County Clerk’s Office and shares space with the County Clerk’s Archives.
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Woodson Research Center Special Collections & Archives, Fondren Library, Rice University
The mission of the Woodson Research Center, like that of its parent body, the Fondren Library of Rice University in Houston, Texas, is to support the institutional, research and public service programs of the University. Woodson’s collections include the institutional records of Rice University; special collections of rare books, personal as well as institutional papers, photographs, audio, video and artifacts materials.
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University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
The mission of Special Collections at the University of Houston Libraries is to preserve, safeguard, organize, and describe materials in our collecting areas, making them available for current and future generations.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library holds more than 45 million pages, an extensive audiovisual collection, and 2,000 oral history interviews. The LBJ Library is part of a system of Presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.
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Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Through stewardship, scholarship, and outreach, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History increases knowledge and fosters exploration of our nation's past. As a leading history research center, we collect, preserve, and make available documentary and material culture evidence encompassing key themes in Texas and U.S. history.
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Texas Archive of the Moving Image
Founded in 2002 by film archivist and University of Texas at Austin professor Dr. Caroline Frick, the Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to discover, preserve, provide access to, and educate the community about Texas’ film heritage.
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Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. Unique in their scope and richness, the Library of Congress' Prints and Photographs Division collections number more than 14 million items.
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