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Lone Star Family Trails

May 29, 2024

The Archives and Information ervices Division (ARIS) of the Texas Sate Library and Archives Comission preserves documents and important records of Texas.  They have over 200 million pages of archival documents in their collection, but only about 10 million are available digitally.  So, this library becomes a place to...


Mar 28, 2024

The National Archives located at Ft. Worth, TX holds records created by Federal agencies and courts encompassing the states of Arkansas, Louisana, Oklahoma and Texas.  Jenny Sweeney, Archivist, gave a sens of the records that could be found in Ft.Worth for genealogists and historians.


Jan 29, 2024

The East Texas Research Center is Located in theh Ralph W. Steen Library on the Stephen F Austin State University in Nacogdoches Texas.  Their mission is to preserve hisotry through donations of manuscript materials, photographs, books and other items.  These are then made avilable to researchers by appiontment in...


Sep 14, 2023

This podcast focuses on a smaller local library, the West Waco-McLennan County Library & Genenalogy Center that boasts a collection over 34,000 items, covering 34 states with a strong emphasis on Texas and the Sourthesatern United States.  In addition, the center's collection includes published family histories,...


Aug 29, 2023

The Texas Heritage Museum has three separate divisions, the Texas Heritage Museum Galleries & Collection, the Historical REsearch Center, and the Hill College Press.  Dean John Verslius announced that the Texas Heritage Mseum just received accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest recognition...