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Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin

27 Dec

Shane Stodghill is a student at the University of Texas at Austin, where he studies government. Currently, Shane Stodghill also performs as a legislative aide with the Texas House of Representatives.

Established in 1883, the University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest institutions of higher learning in the country, providing education to students from more than 100 countries. In addition to offering high-level academic training, the university houses the fifth-largest academic library in the country with 17 buildings on campus, including several dedicated to American history. These include:

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History: Students and researchers will find a wealth of books, newspapers, manuscripts, and more important historical documents at this library.

The Harry Ransom Center: Noted for holding the world’s first photograph, this library also stores the Watergate papers of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and some of Norman Mailer’s personal writings.

The LBJ Library and Museum: More than 40 million documents on the career of President Lyndon B. Johnson can be found here.

Individuals can learn more about these libraries by taking a trip to the University of Texas at Austin.