Texas Research Help
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Republic Era Resources
- Gammel's The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 - This has long been one of the most important primary resources for the study of Texas' complex history during the Nineteenth Century. Gammel's monumental compilation charts Texas from the time of colonization through to statehood and reveals Texas' legal history during crucial times in its development.
- Index to Military Rolls of the Republic of Texas 1835-1845 - Information about military service of individuals who served the Republic of Texas during this timeframe.
- Republic Claims Search - The Audited Republic Claims series includes claims for payment, reimbursement, or restitution submitted by citizens to the Republic of Texas government from 1835 through 1846.
- Sons of the Dewitt Colony of Texas - This website is focused on the history, politics, life and genealogy of the area covered by the Dewitt Colony from 1700-1846.
- Texas, Texans and the Alamo - An Online exhibit by the UT Austin Center for American History featuring information and photos of early Texas, Texans, and the Alamo.
- Fannin and His Men
State of Texas Resources
- Texas State Library and Archives - Online resources of the Texas State Library and Archives.
- Texas State Archives Research Request - Submit an Online research request to the resources of the Texas State Library in Austin.
- Texas State Library Genealogy Collection - Connect directly to the Texas State Library Genealogy Collection at this site
- Texas Confederate Pension Index - Online search of approximately 54,000 Texas Confederate Pension Claims. If you locate a pension that you are interested in, you can order the pension information by E-Mail.
- State of Texas Vital Statistics - Information and resources directly from the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the Texas Department of Health. Everything you need to know about obtaining birth, death, and marriage certificate from the State of Texas. Documents can only be obtained by US Mail or FAX.
- Texas General Land Office - Information about resources available from the Texas General Land Office in Austin.
- The Institute of Texan Cultures
- Service Records Search
- Catalogs & Searches
- Texas Treasures - Information about the
Texas State Bird,
Texas State Flag,
Texas State Flower,
Texas State Gemstone,
Texas State Seal,
Texas State Song,
Texas State Tree,
Texas State Insect. See the pictures, read the info, and even listen to the songs and sounds.
- County Info from the State of Texas - This State of Texas site contains detailed information about each of the 254 Texas counties.
- Texas Historical Commission - The State of Texas agency committed to preserve our state's heritage, including cemetery preservation.
- College of Liberal Arts
- Catholic Archives of Texas - This site's mission is to collect, preserve, and make available for research those records of indiviuals and organizations engaged in work reflecting the goals of the Catholic Church of Texas.
- Texas State Cemetery - The Texas State Cemetery, located in Austin, Texas, is Texas' version of Arlington National Cemetery. It is where some of Texas' most notable sons and daughters are buried. This site include images of many tombstones plus a master list of burials.
- Texas Chambers of Commerce Online - A listing of Web sites for the Chambers of Commerce for Texas cities.
- Texas County and District Clerks
Texas Military Resources - Civil War
Texas Libraries & Museums
Texans, Texicans, & Texians
Texas Genealogical and Historical Societies Online
Texas Genealogy Bookstores Online