|Archives of American Mathematics|
As the only archival repository in the United States solely dedicated to collecting and preserving the papers and records of mathematicians and mathematical organizations, the AAM is the premier resource for researchers seeking primary sources in mathematics.
The University of Texas began collecting materials on the history of Texas and of the American South soon after it opened in 1883. In 1914, Major George W. Littlefield, a Confederate veteran and University Regent, donated funds to the University to promote those efforts. Over the years, the Littlefield Fund for Southern History enabled the University to assemble a major collection on the history of the South to support research, teaching, and publications
|Energy & Natural Resources|
The American Energy History Collections consists of corporate archives, organizational records, personal papers and oral histories that provide a comprehensive view of the energy
industry and its influence on Texas, the nation and the world.
|Civil Rights & Social Justice|
Among the Center's major research strengths is the history of social justice movements in the United States, including the civil rights movement.
|Congressional & Political|
The Congressional and Political History Collections acquire, preserve, and make available for research archival materials for studies in congressional and state political history. The collections have a special focus on significant elected officials from Texas, including the Texas Congressional delegation, Texas governors, and House Speakers.
The Briscoe Center has constituted a prime source for military history since its founding. All together, the Center's resources embrace more than three-hundred years of military affairs, including many aspects of America's involvement in foreign wars, from Mexico to Iraq.
|News Media History|
The Dolph Briscoe Center is home to one of the largest collections of archival materials related to the history of the news media. One of the most comprehensive collections in existence, it includes personal papers of media industry pioneers, research archives, newspapers, and an unmatched collection of photojournalists.
The Professional Touring Entertainment Industry Archive was created in 1995 to document the history of touring entertainment companies and those venues and arenas in which acts were presented. The Archive is supported by the Society for the Preservation of Professional Touring Entertainment History, which assists Center staff in identifying and acquiring relevant collections in order to insure the on–going documentation of the touring entertainment industry's history.
The Eugene C. Barker Texas History Collection was created in 1945 and named in honor of University of Texas professor Eugene Campbell Barker, a pioneer in the field of Texas history. The Barker Collection includes books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, photographs, broadsides, and recorded sound and constitutes the most extensive collection of Texas-related material in existence.
The University of Texas Archives preserves and makes available for research the non-current, historically valuable official records of the University of Texas at Austin and the UT System administration; the personal and professional papers of significant UT administrators, faculty, and staff; and any other materials, of varying format, which substantively document the history and development of the institution.