American Girl dolls dressed in First Ladies of Texas Historic gowns.

The Woman's Collection represents the best concentration of resources on women in Texas, the Southwest, and throughout the United States. The records range from nationally known collections to stories of women who led quiet domestic lives. We have included a list of major collections available for research. Please contact us if you have questions regarding these or any of our other collections.


Mary Campbell

Pauline Beery Mack

Little Chapel-in-the-Woods

College of Nursing

Lasso Student Newspaper


Children’s Historical Collection

Clarabel Tanner Collection


Texas Glamour- Les Wilk Designs

Women’s Museum

Florence Nightingale

Martha Rountree Chinese Textile Collection