Topic: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

New Book Reveals UT Austin's Hidden Treasures

Jan. 21, 2016
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In the first thorough account of the collections at UT Austin, a new book spotlights more than 80 collections — some familiar and others virtually unknown outside their fields of research — acquired since the university’s inauguration in 1883.

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Statesman and Governor Bill Richardson Donates Papers to UT Austin's Briscoe Center

March 9, 2015

Bill Richardson, a former congressman, ambassador, Cabinet secretary and New Mexico governor, has donated his professional and political papers to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

May 8, 2014
Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

The iconic American musician donated major portions of his personal collection, including song manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, platinum records and Indian headdresses. An upcoming exhibit is in the works.

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Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

May 8, 2014
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Internationally famous singer-songwriter Willie Nelson has donated major portions of his collection of correspondence, manuscripts, records and awards to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Why JFK Died in Dallas

Nov. 18, 2013
Why JFK Died in Dallas

A new book by a journalism professor documents the hysteria and fear that culminated in Kennedy's assassination 50 years ago. Read an excerpt and see archival JFK photographs.

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