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The Abilene Christian Library is ACU's resource for scholarly Christian communication, innovative technology, and interdisciplinary creativity. The main hub is Brown Library, which provides a wealth of digital resources for students and faculty alike.Joined: March 2009.
The Abilene Library Consortium (ALC) is a regional nonprofit organization in Abilene that provides support and resources to libraries, museums, and information organizations. The ALC contributes thousands of photos, print materials, maps, newspapers, and more.Joined: July 2014.
The Abilene Philharmonic has been enriching the cultural life of the “Big Country” in West Central Texas since 1950. Today, music director and conductor David Itkin leads the orchestra in world class performances that draw audiences from more than 50 Texas cities.Joined: August 2015.
The Abilene Public Library is the primary information and resource center for Abilene and Taylor County, offering more than 300,000 volumes and numerous library services are available to the public. Services range from Internet access and on-line databases to large type materials and children's reading programs.Joined: May 2009.
Since its creation in 1958, Alexander Architectural Archive at the University of Texas at Austin has grown into an architectural research center of national importance. As a unit of the University of Texas Libraries within the Architecture and Planning Library, the Archive supports research and education about the history of the built environment by acquiring and preserving research collections and by making them accessible.Joined: April 2015.
The Alvin Museum Society was chartered in 1978 as a result of action by the Alvin Bicentennial Commission, authorizing the creation of the Alvin Historical Museum to collect and record the history of the community. Housed in a remodeled former U.S. Post Office building, it contains 21 permanent exhibits that explore the development of Alvin from its beginnings as a 1879 Santa Fe railroad loading site through its growth into a diverse Gulf Coast community.Joined: September 2015.
Located in the small town of Alvord in northern Wise County, the Alvord Public Library first opened its doors in 1983 after the centennial celebrations of 1982. The Tocker Foundation helped fund the preservation of materials from the Alvord Public Library.Joined: May 2009.
Named after the creator of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art offers an array of exhibitions, publications, and programs that connect visitors to masterworks of American art. The Museum opened in 1961.Joined: May 2009.
Located in East Texas, the Anderson County Genealogical Society contributes archival materials that contain genealogical information including generation charts, family histories, and lists of records (births, deaths, church records, etc.) that document the people and growth of Anderson County.Joined: July 2009.
Originally part of David G. Burnet's colony, Anderson County was formed in 1846 and named after Kenneth L. Anderson, Vice President of the Republic of Texas from 1844 until Texas was annexed as a state. The Anderson County Historical Commission provides materials for the Rescuing Texas History project, including images of local citizens, businesses and homes.Joined: May 2009.
Based in Comfort in Kendall County, Anne and Mike Stewart amassed a personal collection of written works about the Texas German freethinkers and the Nueces Battle and Massacre of August 10, 1862. Together, they authored and compiled works that examine the influence of the cultures that settled the area and the history of this South Texas county.Joined: April 2011.
The Archer Public Library is committed to encouraging the positive and exciting activity of reading. The mission of the library is to enrich, entertain, and inform the citizens of Archer County through access to its collections, technologies, facilities, and services. In furtherance of this mission, the Archer Public Library received a Tocker Foundation grant to make materials available to the public.Joined: August 2015.
The Archives are a department within the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library at Sul Ross State University in Alpine. Their services include reference assistance, exhibits, reproduction of photos and print materials, and presentations. The Archives' mission focuses on documenting the history of the Trans-Pecos and Big Bend areas, with special emphasis on Brewster, Jeff Davis, and Presidio counties.Joined: May 2009.
The Archives document the past events of the Central Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church, an annual gathering of Methodist churches across Texas to disperse information and plan philanthropic mission efforts. The conference contributed materials to collections depicting the history of Fort Worth. Photographs and archival documents from as early as 1912 include portraits of staff and church events at Glen Lake and Rainbow Camp.Joined: July 2009.
The Arlington Historical Society finds its home within the Fielder House, a two-story community landmark built in 1914 and one of the earliest brick homes in Arlington. Originally called The Cemetery Society at its founding in 1887, the Society's mission has been to gather and preserve historical materials relating to the founding and growth of the city.Joined: December 2013.
The first official Arlington Public Library began in 1923 and has since rapidly expanded to include six branches. They hold over 600,000 items and strive to provide the best resources for their community and to open doors to a world of information, ideas, and imagination.Joined: October 2009.
Located in the Texas Panhandle in the town of Claude, this West Texas county has a rich history that has been preserved at the Armstrong County Museum. The museum complex contains the historic Gem Theatre, and art gallery, and the house of famous cattle rancher and "Father of the Texas Panhandle" Charles Goodnight.Joined: November 2011.
Named after the Georgia capital, Atlanta was founded in 1871 by the Texas and Pacific Railway in the northeast corner of Texas. Atlanta offers convenient access to cultural, educational, historical and recreational activities, and was the birthplace of Bessie Coleman, the first African-American and Native American female pilot.Joined: February 2013.
Founded in 1849, this private liberal arts college first opened its doors in Huntsville and is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas still operating under its original name and charter. Former Texas presidents Sam Houston and Anson Jones served on the board of trustees. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.Joined: May 2009.
As the local history division of the Austin Public Library, the Austin History Center provides the public with information about the history, events, and activities of Austin and Travis County. It collects and preserves information about local governments, businesses, residents, institutions, and neighborhoods so that generations to come will have access to Austin history.Joined: May 2009.
The archives contained within the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary collect materials that document Presbyterianism in the Southwest. They specifically house items such as pastoral records, congregational histories and organizational records.Joined: October 2011.