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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.

Arizona @ Your Service
Official website of the State of Arizona.

Arizona Library's Southwest Electronic Text Center
Electronic texts of works related to the Southwest, including rare and out-of-print books. Accessible via the Web.

Database of People from Sixteenth-Century New Spain
On this site you will find a series of displays of the large volume of data the Flints amassed during research in dozens of archives concerning hundreds of people who participated in or were associated with the Coronado Expedition of 1539-1542 into what is now northwest Mexico and the American Southwest.

Defining the Southwest
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
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.

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

Nevada Museums Association
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
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
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
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
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.

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

Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online
Explore the first 21 volumes of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly online - a searchable, full-text journal archive.

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

University of Arizona Library Web 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.

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.