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MAS Trinity Summer Research

This guide provides a centralized space of resources for the MAS summer research project.


Welcome to the MAS Summer Research resource guide.  Listed in this guide is information on primary and secondary source material.  Additionally, guides have been pulled together to help you get started in creating a digital exhibit. Please also visit Getting Started with Archival Research and Developing an Oral History Project in preparation for this summer.

Area Archival Repositories

Online Resources

Trinity Resources


  • San Antonio Express-News (1867-present) 
    The searchable San Antonio Express-News database includes all issues from 1897 to the present day.
  • Newspaper Archive 

    Digitized historic newspapers from across Texas, including the San Antonio Light and the San Antonio Register.

  • Texas Digital Newspapers Program

    A part of the Portal to Texas History, the Texas Digital Newspapers Program contains digitized and searchable issues from over 1600 different historical newspapers.

  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
    Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1770-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

Digitized material from collections

  • Portal to Texas History
    Hundreds of years of Texas' cultural heritage exist in the physical holdings of communities across the state. The Portal seeks to digitize originals, preserving and presenting online copies for the long-term.