A Guide to the History of Dallas, Texas

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Researching Dallas History

Here's a great research tool, now online! Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County, Texas, digitized and hosted by the University of North Texas.

Here's another one (also hosted by UNT)!
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas

Texas (and Dallas) History Portal to Texas History

Here is a list of research facilities for students of Dallas History.

Dallas Public Library (Downtown)
Texas and Dallas History Department (7th Floor)
1515 Young Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
Phone: 214-670-1435

Dallas County Records Available on Microfilm at DPL

Dallas Public Library (Downtown)
Genealogy Department (8th Floor)
Dallas, Texas 75201
Phone: 214-670-1433

Dallas Historical Society
G. B. Dealey Research Library
P. O. Box 150038 (Physical Address: 3939 Grand Ave.)
Dallas, Texas 75315-0038
Rachel Roberts, Senior Research Associate
Phone: 214-421-4500, ext. 110
Susan Richards, Research Assistant
Phone: 214-421-4500, ext. 101
FAX: 214-421-7500

City of Dallas
City Secretary's Office/Municipal Archives
John Slate, City Archivist
Dallas City Hall
1500 Marilla, Room 5D South
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-670-3738
FAX: 214-670-5029

City of Dallas Archives JFK Collection

Dallas County Clerk's Office
509 Main Street Records Building (2nd Floor)
Dallas, Texas 75202
Phone: 214-653-7099
FAX: 214-653-7176

DeGolyer Special Collections Library
P. O. Box 750396
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX 75275-0396
Phone: 214-768-2012
Fax: 214-768-1565
After-hours Phone: 214-768-2253
Email: degolyer@mail.smu.edu

University of Texas at Arlington Libraries
Special Collections Division
702 College Street
Arlington, Texas 76019-0497
Phone: (817) 272-3393
FAX: (817) 272-3360
E-mail: spcoref@uta.edu

Manuscript and Archives Division
Lorenzo De Zavala State Archives & Library Building
Capitol Complex
1201 Brazos St.
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: 512-463-5480
E-mail: archinfo@tsl.state.tx.us

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