The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin mourns the loss of activist and organizer Casey Hayden Cason. The Briscoe Center is home to Cason’s papers.
Events include exhibit at The National Arts Club, Reissue of Marcel Marceau: Master of Mime, and more AUSTIN, TX – Jan. 4, 2023 The National Arts Club celebrates the centenary of the birth of Marcel Marceau, the world’s most famous mime, with an exhibition of photographs taken by Time/Life photographer Ben… read more
Please join the Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin for a special program held in conjunction with its current major exhibition, Present/Past: The Robert Polidori Photographic Archive. The event features photographer Robert Polidori joined in conversation with Steven Hoelscher.
Please join the Briscoe Center for a special program to celebrate the recent acquisition of the Joan Myers Photographic Archive, as well as the publication of her most recent book, The Devil’s Highway.
The Briscoe Center mourns the loss of Tom Wright, documentary photographer and manager for some of the most legendary acts in rock and roll.
Please join the Briscoe Center for American History for a special event celebrating the release of Thorne Dreyer’s new book, MAKING WAVES: The Rag Radio Interviews. The event will feature a discussion with the author and Dr. Don Carleton, executive director of the Briscoe Center, followed by a book signing.
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the donation of the David Berg Papers, an important addition to the center’s collections on legal history and social justice.
The Briscoe Center mourns the loss of former U.S. Ambassador and Senator Robert “Bob” C. Krueger, who died April 30, 2022 in his hometown of New Braunfels, Texas.
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin has acquired the papers of Richard N. Goodwin, speechwriter and policymaker for Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, and Doris Kearns Goodwin, acclaimed presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. In addition, Ms. Goodwin will join the Briscoe Center’s Advisory Council.
The Briscoe Center mourns the loss of Raye Virginia Allen, author, cultural historian, and civic leader.