Texas A&M University Kingsville

South Texas Archives, a division of the James C. Jernigan Library at Texas A&M University-Kingsville was established to preserve and make available university and documentary materials regarding the cultural, geographical, political, and natural history of South Texas. The university began as South Texas State Teachers College in Kingsville, Texas in 1925, that same year the archives were created. Today TAMUK is a Hispanic-serving institute with 62% of its population consisting of Hispanic students.
The archive’s collections support the educational mission of the university and online users with its rare books, oil and gas engineering, music, ranching, railroad and Hispanic collections.


Lori Atkins




James C. Jernigan Library - South Texas Archives
MSC 197 - 700 University Blvd.
Kingsville, Texas 78363

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