The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor’s picture to a rare historical map. From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections. The Portal continues to grow as additional partners contribute digital versions of their collections.
Collections on The Portal to Texas History come from libraries, museums, churches, historical commissions, genealogical societies, businesses, families and private collectors. For a brief description of each individual collection go to Explore by Collection. For information and links to the partners contributing to these collections, see Explore by Partner.