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The Palacios Library

On June 15, 1910, 20 women organized and opened the Palacios Library. By the end of the year, it contained 104 members, 325 books, and $150 in the treasury. A narrowly framed building which was once the town box ball alley originally housed the Library. A Tocker Foundation grant aided in digitization efforts.

Joined: May 2014.

Palestine Public Library

Located in Anderson County, the Palestine Public Library provides access to information and various programs for the community's benefit. They received a Rescuing Texas History grant to aid in digitization of select materials, including photos taken during a Historic Resources Study in 1991.

Joined: May 2009.

Palo Pinto County Historical Association

The Palo Pinto County Historical Association is a nonprofit that documents and preserves materials regarding county history since 1890. It is comprised of county commissioners court members and commission-nominated delegates. The Association contains four committees: History Appreciation, Marker, Archaeology, and Oral History.

Joined: November 2014.

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum opened in 1933 to showcase the artifacts, art, and archives that document the history and culture of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding plains regions. The Museum is located at the West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon.

Joined: March 2012.

Panola College

Panola College is a community college institution located in the East Texas town of Carthage. The M.P. Baker Library at the school is dedicated to offering resources and services to enhance the development of the whole student body and to offer opportunities for students to become lifelong learners.

Joined: March 2012.

Patrick Heath Public Library

In 1952, Boerne citizens created the Boerne Public Library. In 2011, the city added the Patrick Heath Public Library, which provides programming and cultural enrichment, local history archives, and stands as a community center.

Joined: May 2017.

Pearce Museum at Navarro College

Located on the Navarro College campus in Corsicana, the Pearce Museum offers visitors a glimpse into the history of the Civil War. They also contain an extensive collection depicting the unique style of Western American art. The Museum opened in 1996, growing out of the collections of Dennis and Peggy Pearce.

Joined: July 2015.

Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

In 1975, Midland community members under the leadership of George T. Abell created the Museum to tell the story of petroleum and the lives of the people in the industry through history. Today, the Museum is the largest museum dedicated to the petroleum industry and its pioneers in the nation.

Joined: October 2009.

Pharr Memorial Library

The Pharr Memorial Library strives to promote the love of reading and serves as a gateway to knowledge for the Pharr community in South Texas. The Library received a Rescuing Texas History grant to aid digitization efforts.

Joined: April 2016.

Pioneer City County Museum

Located in the historic Ragland House in Sweetwater, the Pioneer City County Museum preserves the history of Nolan County and strives to educate the community.

Joined: June 2016.

Port Arthur Public Library

The Port Arthur Public Library provides this East Texas city with access to information and various educational programs. The Friends of the Port Arthur Public Library, a nonprofit local organization, aids the library financially.

Joined: October 2009.

Post Public Library

The Post Public Library serves the West Texas town and surrounding Garza County. The area's ranching culture is reflected in the Library's collections.

Joined: January 2015.

Pottsboro Public Library

The Pottsboro Area Public Library first opened its doors in 1986 in the North Texas town in Grayson County. Today, the Pottsboro City Operating Board maintains the Library, and the Friends of the Library help provide funding.

Joined: June 2015.

Prairie View A&M University

Founded in 1876, Prairie View A&M University is the second oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Texas. A member of the Texas A&M University System, the University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Joined: December 2011.

Price Johnson Family Collection

These materials relate to the history of the family of Sam Price, a slave whose freedom was purchased by his slavemasters' daughter. The history of the family has significant cultural and historical value for not only the State of Texas but also in various cultures throughout the United States.

Joined: March 2012.

Private Collection of Bouncer Goin

An Aubrey native, Bouncer Goin documented much of his town's history and culture in his private collection in hopes of sharing the stories of Aubrey ancestors with future generations.

Joined: May 2009.

Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richard

The private collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards includes letters and photographs predominately from Paris, Texas.

Joined: May 2009.

Private Collection of Carolyn West

The private collection of Carolyn West consists of a photographs of historical markers and related buildings in Grayson County.

Joined: November 2012.

Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

The Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis features photographs of the Delphenis, Vise, Conrady, and Scrivner families of Paris, Texas.

Joined: May 2009.

Private Collection of E. M. Adams

Born in 1927 in Wheelock, Estelle Mitchell Adams is the last surviving grandchild of Georgia slaves who came to Texas in 1895. Her private collection is meant to preserve and share her memories of the cultural and historical details of the African-American citizens who helped to develop the town of Wheelock and Robertson County.

Joined: August 2015.

Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

The Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk provides an insight into the life of Greenwood plantation through handwritten journals from the 1840s through 1866.

Joined: April 2015.

Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin

As part of the Texas History Collection, the Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin consists of receipts and letters belonging to slave owners in Texas.

Joined: July 2009.

Private Collection of Jim Bell

Photographer and commercial contractor Jim Bell traveled throughout Texas photographing county courthouses, significant historical buildings and landmarks. His photographs include interior views, architectural details, and historical markers.

Joined: February 2011.

Private Collection of Jim McDermott

Letters written to and from Judge Joseph A. Carroll between 1856 through 1869. A founding Father of Denton, Carroll played a major role in the early development of North Texas and was a significant player before, during, and after the Civil War.

Joined: January 2014.

Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

The Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes includes family photographs, as well as a fascinating array of vintage postcards covering every holiday and locations around Texas and beyond.

Joined: May 2009.

Private Collection of Judy Wood and Jim Atkinson

The Private Collection of Judy Wood and Jim Atkinson contributed their book, Fort Worth's Huge Deal: Unwinding Westside's Twisted Legend. The book discusses Arlington Heights, a neighborhood in Fort Worth that was founded in the late 1880s.

Joined: March 2015.

Private Collection of Margay Welch

The Bahl, Wheatly, and Hessdoerfer families were residents of Waco, Texas from the 1850's. The items in this collection were found in the Elmer and Josephine (Bahl) Wheatly home after the death of Elmer and Josephine Wheatly in 2010.

Joined: June 2016.

Private Collection of Marie Bartholomew

A private collection of photographs and a Pampa High School Yearbook and Student Directory from the late 19th to mid 20th Century.

Joined: May 2014.

Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

The Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell includes family photographs, letters, and documents along with journals and church registers. The collection spans many Texas counties and over 150 years of Texas history.

Joined: January 2015.

Private Collection of Matta Family

The Private Collection of the Matta Family contributes the Simón Lerma de León Collection consisting of photographs and documents relating to Simón Lerma de León an early colonist of west Texas.

Joined: February 2015.

Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer

The Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer consists of 39 letters revealing the courtship of Emma Davis and John C. Brewer between 1876 and 1879. John C. Brewer was living in Rockwall County and Emma Davis was in Hopkins County at the time. The collection includes transcriptions of each letter.

Joined: January 2013.

The Private Collection of Mike Cochran

The Private Collection of Mike Cochran features photographic negatives of the African-American community of Waco, Texas. The collection consists of numerous studio portraits, marriage portraits, graduation and older family photos.

Joined: February 2012.

Private Collection of Rev. Andrew Stafford

The Private Collection of Rev. Andrew Stafford contributes texts concerning the history and cultures of Schulenburg, Texas.

Joined: April 2015.

Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer

The Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer consists of original, hand-written letters and other correspondence from former Texas Harvey Girls (and their families) who worked in Harvey Houses along the Santa Fe Railroad in Texas.

Joined: March 2015.

Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

Joined: April 2013.

Private Collection of Thadious Polasek

The Private Collection of Thadious Polasek contributes texts concerning the history and cultures of Schulenburg, Texas.

Joined: February 2015.

Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families includes photographs predominately from Fort Worth, Texas. Materials include photographs of family members, including weddings, and a photo of the Sunday school class from the First Methodist Church in 1906.

Joined: May 2009.

Private Collection of the Raymond B. Holbrook Family

The Private Collection of the Raymond B. Holbrook Family contributed Texas Week, the first weekly magazine devoted entirely to the State of Texas.

Joined: February 2015.

Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

The Sutherlin Family presents their collection of family letters to and from James Edgar Sutherlin, when he served in the U.S. Navy in WWII. He enlisted before he was 18 and served from 1943 - 1946. Official Navy documents, ship menus, Newsletters, and family photographs are included.

Joined: February 2011.

Private Collection of the Tarver Family

The Private Collection of the Tarver Family includes photographs and other items that document the life of Dr. Wendell Lee Tarver (1931-1971) and his family.

Joined: June 2013.