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.
Special Collections & Archives is located on the second floor of Coates Library. We are open Monday to Wednesday, from 12pm-4pm, or by appointment. We recommend emailing us with information about your research topic before your visit, so that we can ensure the most efficient use of your time. Appointments or research inquiries can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
UTSA has the largest collection of local history materials, including photographs, personal papers, business records, and oral histories.
The Texana & Genealogy Department at San Antonio Public Library's Central Branch collects material related to local history, with a particular emphasis on genealogical research. They are not open to the public at this time, but are available to assist via email.
This site contains the digitized versions of the Trinitonian newspaper (1919-1943 and 1959-present), Mirage yearbook (1912-1916, 1919-1942, 1944-1978, 1980-present), Course of Study Bulletins (1869-present), and On Trinity Hill daily newsbulletin (1964-1972).
This tutorial will guide you through searching or browsing the digitized campus publications linked above.
Digitized historic newspapers from across Texas, including the San Antonio Light and the San Antonio Register.
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