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Texas State Archives

The Texas State Archives is the best source for Vital Statistics Indexes, Index to Confederate Pension Applications, Index to Adjutant General Service Records, Index to Republic Claims Confederate Indigent Families Lists, County Tax Rolls, County Records on Microfilm City Directories, Telephone Directories, Newspapers on Microfilm, 1920 Federal Census Schedules, 1930 Federal Census Schedules, 1867 Voters' Registration, and Texas Convict Record Ledgers and Indexes :

Lorenzo De Zavala State Archives & Library Building
Capitol Complex
1201 Brazos St.
Austin, Texas

Phone: (512) 463-5480

Website: http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/agency/visit.html

Austin History Center

The Austin History Center is a branch of the Austin Public Library. The History Center houses more than one million items, and makes available to the public both primary research materials and published items. They have an extensive body of books, photographs, maps, newspapers, personal and family archives, and ephemera documenting Austin's history from before its founding in 1839 to the present.

Austin History Center
9th and Guadalupe
Austin, Texas

Phone: (512) 974-7480

Website: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/library/ahc/

Selected LDS Family History Centers

The following family history centers in Texas offer the most comprehensive genealogy resources, including census records, death records, family history records, obituaries, marriage records, vital records, court records, and various other public records.:

Arlington Texas
3809 Curt Drive
Arlington, Texas

(817) 446-7088

Austin Texas
1000 East Rutherford Lane
Austin, Texas

(512) 837-3626


El Paso Texas Mount Franklin
7315 Bishop Flores Drive
El Paso, Texas

(915) 581-8849

Houston Texas North
16331 Hafer Road
Houston, Texas

(281) 893-5381

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