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Online Resources

This list of selected online resources continues to grow as we add records to our database. Check back frequently for updates or contact our Webmaster to suggest an addition.

American Literature of the Southwest
http://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/j.m.beck/southwest.html
Website with Southwest curriculum, links, and bibliography.

Arizona @ Your Service
http://az.gov/webapp/portal/
Official website of the State of Arizona.

Arizona History Convention Links Collection
http://www.arizonahistory.org/azlinks.html
Links to Arizona history, legend and lore, people and culture.

Arizona Library's Southwest Electronic Text Center
http://www.library.arizona.edu/exhibits/swetc/projectsa.html
Electronic texts of works related to the Southwest, including rare and out-of-print books. Accessible via the Web.

Defining the Southwest
http://parentseyes.arizona.edu/definingsw/index.html
An online resource for academics and individuals interested in theories and perspectives of peoples, events, literature, and art of the Southwest

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro

http://www.elcaminoreal.org/

Interactive website about the historic route between Santa Fe and Mexico City - for centuries the only artery for news, supplies, and travel to the far-flung Spanish colony of New Mexico.

H-Texas

http://www.h-net.org/~texas/

Online discussion network on life and culture in Texas. Encourages scholarly discussion of the history and culture of Texas and makes available diverse bibliographical, research, and teaching aids.

Lonesome Dove: The Making of a Modern Classic

http://www.library.txstate.edu/swwc/ld/ldexhibit.html

The complete production archives for the classic television miniseries, Lonesome Dove, are among the holdings at the Southwestern Writers Collection at Texas State University.

Museum Link's Museums of Nevada

http://www.museumlink.com/nevada.htm

Links to Nevada museums.

Museum of New Mexico Gateway

http://www.museumofnewmexico.org/

Portal to cultural resources of New Mexico. Part of the Museum of New Mexico.

Nevada Museums Association

http://www.nevadamuseums.org/

Non-profit museum professional organization. Web site provides visitors to Nevada with more information about the diverse history that Nevada's museums have to offer. Interactive map locates Nevada museums.

Nevada History: A Walk in the Past

http://www.nevada-history.org/

Website dedicated to Nevada history. Includes links to relevant websites, historical photos, interactives maps, and "the largest Nevada history timeline on the Internet."

New Mexico's Blue Book On-Line

Collection of links to New Mexico historical, cultural, governmental, demographic, and media resources.

No Traveller Remains Untouched: Journeys and Transformations in the American Southwest

http://www.library.txstate.edu/swwc/notravellersite/

Based on a travelling exhibition sponsored by The National Endowment for the Humanities, The Southwestern Writers Collection, and Texas State University.

Paul Baker at the Ruth Taylor Theater

http://www.library.txstate.edu/swwc/PaulBaker/Ruth/

Illustrates the history of the Ruth Taylor Theater from its beginnings in 1963 until 1973, and the teaching, philosophy, and theater productions that took place there while Paul Baker was its director.

Robert Runyon Photograph Collection of the South Texas Border Area

http://runyon.lib.utexas.edu/

A collection of over 8,000 items documenting the Lower Rio Grande Valley during the early 1900s. It includes glass negatives, lantern slides, nitrate negatives, prints, and postcards, representing the life's work of commercial photographer Robert Runyon.

Rumbo al' Anacua

http://www.rumboalanacua.com

Russell Lee Collection
http://www.library.txstate.edu/swwc/wg/exhibits/rlee/
A collection of Lee's photographs, correspondence, personal and legal documents, artifacts, paintings and publications ranging in date from 1901-1991 at the Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern and Mexican Photography at Texas State University.

The Handbook of Texas Online

http://www.tshaonline.org/index.html

A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin.

Save Texas History

http://www.savetexashistory.org/

Texas General Land Office public awareness campaign to engage citizens in the preservation and conservation of the state's historic records, maps, surveys, and land titles.

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

http://www.folklife.si.edu/

Research and educational unit of the Smithsonian Institution promoting the understanding and continuity of diverse, contemporary grassroots cultures in the United States and around the world.

Southwest Explorations

http://www.southwestexplorations.com/

A study of the historical expeditions that opened Arizona and the American West.

Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online
http://www.tshaonline.org/shqonline/
Explore the first 21 volumes of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly online - a searchable, full-text journal archive.

State of Nevada Website
http://www.nv.gov/
Official website for the State of Nevada. Includes services and programs available, online search, and links to State agencies.

Texas General Land Office Archives & Records

http://www.glo.state.tx.us/archives.html

Consists of land grant records and maps dating from the early 18th century relating to the passage of Texas public lands to private ownership. Contains records from the earliest Spanish missions, Spanish, Mexican, and Republic of Texas land grants, family registers of early Texas settlers, original field notes and surveys, and more 20,000 maps and sketches of districts, counties, and towns dating from the 1820s.

Texas State Archives Map Collection

https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/apps/arc/maps/

Contains original, photoreproduced, and compiled maps covering the period from the early seventeenth through the late twentieth centuries.

Through Our Parents' Eyes: History & Culture of Southern Arizona

http://parentseyes.arizona.edu/

History, culture and experiences of the many peoples who live in Southern Arizona. Digital histories presented as images, text, audio, and video.

University of Arizona Library Photograph & Graphic Collections

http://www.library.arizona.edu/speccoll/collections/photo_graphic.html

Photographs, manuscripts, audio recordings, video tapes, and other archival collections scanned into digital formats.

University of Arizona Library Web Exhibits

http://www.library.arizona.edu/exhibits/

Gateway to archival collections, community-based sites, historical sites, and topical exhibits consisting of photographs, manuscripts, audio recordings, video tapes, and other archival collections scanned into digital formats.

WestWeb

http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/westweb/

A topically-organized website about the study of the American West containing collections of primary and secondary documents, biographical and bibliographical resources, lists of links to other sites of interest and images.