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Texas Internet Resources

Christy Singleton

This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Christy Singleton
Reference Department - Office 110
phone: 254-968-1895
email: singleton@tarleton.edu

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing at reference@tarleton.edu, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Texas subcategories:

General

Texas Legislature Online - This is the place to go for current legislative activity.

Texas Online - This is the official state web site. Anything and everything about the state of Texas!

Texas Parks and Wildlife - A guide to the great outdoors in Texas.

History

Texas Forts Tour - history of the forts in Texas with maps.

Texas Historical Commission - is the state agency in charge of historic preservation. This web site includes the Texas Historic Sites Atlas.

TexasHistory.Com - Texas history from an award winning video production company. Their featured exhibits are changed frequently.

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - covers topics including Business and Economics,Cities and Counties,Education, Federal Government Information, Flags and Symbols, Geography, Government, History, Holidays, Laws and Regulations, Maps, Media, Newspapers, Officials and Notable Texans, Parks, Population, State Agency Publications

Texas Trails - Excellent basic information about the "Lone Star State."

 

Exhibits

UTSA’s Institute of Texan Cultures - a fascinating web site that includes oral histories, facts and the stories of the many different people and cultures of the state.

Portraits of Texas Governors - from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Historic Sites - A virtual tour of important archeological and historic sites around the state.

Texas Treasures - from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. This is an online exhibit of Texas historical documents and artifacts.

UT Austin Center for American History - online exhibits from their huge collection.

Sources

Avalon Project at the Yale Law School: Texas from Independence to Annexation - texts of Texas documents from 1836-1846.

Documents of Early Texas - several important Texas historical documents from Lone Star Junction.

Links

Texas State Historical Association Texas History Links - excellent historical links page!

Texas State Library and Archives Commission: About Texas - Texas facts, history, counties, and much more!

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