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Named for the 41st governor of Texas, Dolph Briscoe, the Briscoe Center for American History is a public service and research component of the University of Texas at Austin, Texas. The Briscoe center collects and preserves important artifacts and documents that contain key themes in both United States history and Texas history. Items are available to researchers, but the Center also has touring as well as online exhibits available to the public. There are five major areas of interest:

  • Research and Collections
  • Military History
  • Sam Rayburn Museum
  • Briscoe-Garner Museum
  • The Winedale

There are books, photographs, sound, documents and ephemera (paper based) collections. In addition there are examples of early architecture, crafts, continuing education seminars, an interpretive center, and public programs throughout the year.


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