Find a wealth of research collections in Special Collections. We serve UT Arlington students, staff, and faculty as well as researchers from around the world.
- Archives and Collections
Historical materials, in all formats, relating to Texas, the U. S. War with Mexico of 1846-1848, the cartographic history of Texas, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Southwest, and Mexico from 1810 to 1920.
- Cartographic Connections
On-line access to images of maps with lesson plans.
Finding and Accessing Materials
Most Special Collections book and journal holdings, historical manuscripts, and archives -- including the university, political and labor collections; graphics; and a number of the Spanish language collections -- appear in the UT Arlington Library Catalog.
Selected resources for research by subject.
- Using Primary Sources: Resources for teachers for today's media-saturated students.
- Finding Aids
Documents containing detailed information about specific special collections at UT Arlington.
- Texas Archival Resources Online (TARO) contains Special Collections' detailed guides compiled specifically to describe the arrangement and contents of a collection and to comment on its research potential.
Using and Handling Materials
- Policies: relating to using and handling materials.
- Copyright: Special Collections materials are protected by copyright. Please contact Special Collections at firstname.lastname@example.org for specific questions about usage.