The Sixth Floor Museum Documents the Legacy of JFK

Announcing the next participant for the DFW Archives Bazaar – The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza! The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza was established in 1989 to chronicle the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. The diverse and actively growing collections are one of the world’s largest and most …

UNT Special Collections Brings The Largest LGBTQ Archive in the Southwest to Dallas

The next participant in the DFW Archives Bazaar is UNT Special Collections! UNT Special Collections department, part of the UNT Libraries, collects and preserves rare and unique materials including rare books, oral histories, maps, manuscripts, and artifacts. UNT Special Collections is located in the Willis Library, where students, faculty, and the public are welcome …

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Collects the History of Texas

Texas State Library and Archives Commission will have a booth at this year’s DFW Archives Bazaar! Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) preserves and documents the shared heritage and culture of Texas by identifying and making available the official archival records of Texas government. From historical treasures, such as the first Texas …

Fort Worth Public Library Showcases the Storied History of Cowtown

The Fort Worth Public Library is our next participant in the DFW Archives Bazaar! The Fort Worth Public Library Genealogy, Local History, and Archives unit was founded in 1949 to coincide with Fort Worth’s Centennial Celebration. The Archives is the official Fort Worth Municipal Archives in addition to holding collections …

Dallas Jewish Historical Society Preserves the Legacy of the Jewish Community in Dallas

Announcing the next participant in the DFW Archives Bazaar – Dallas Jewish Historical Society! The Dallas Jewish Historical Society was established in 1971 with the mission of ‘preserving the precious past as a living legacy for our community.’ Currently located in the Jewish Community Center, the DJHS features a climate-controlled vault, allowing for …

UNT Music Library Has an Ear for Musical Archives

Want to learn about music archives? Well, you are in luck! The UNT Music Library at the University of North Texas will be participating in this year’s DFW Archives Bazaar! The UNT Music Library was founded in 1941 by Wilfred C. Bain and Anna Harriet Heyer, and is located on the fourth floor of Willis Library. It …

The History of Business and SMU Can Be Found at DeGolyer Library

DeGolyer Library of SMU Libraries is the latest participant of this year’s DFW Archives Bazaar! DeGolyer Library is the principal repository at SMU for special collections in the humanities, the history of business, and the history of science and technology. The Library offers fellowships; sponsors lectures, conferences, and social events; hosts graduate and undergraduate …

The History of Aviation and University of Texas-Dallas Special Collections at the DFW Archives Bazaar

Our friends at UT Dallas Special Collections will be at the DFW Archives Bazaar! In its 40 years, the Special Collections and Archives Division of The University of Texas at Dallas has grown to include the History of Aviation Archives, the Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library, the Louise B. Belsterling Botanical …

Preserving Bibles with Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Libraries will be participating in the DFW Archives Bazaar and will presenting on the preservation of Family Bibles and will be bringing historical Bibles from their collection!   Not familiar with Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Libraries?   The J. T. and Zelma Luther Archives and Special Collections …