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Texas State Historical Association
3001 Lake Austin Blvd. Suite 3.116, Austin, TX 78703
The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is a non-profit educational organization, dedicated to documenting the history of Texas. It was founded on March 2, 1897. The organization publishes the New Handbook of Texas which is a six-volume multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, culture, and geography. The Handbook of Texas Online is provided by TSHA for internet historical research of Texas. The organization produces three additional educational publications. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly is the oldest continuously published scholarly journal in Texas. Riding Line is published by the agency as a quarterly newsletter. It features news and current information on statewide historical activities. The Texas Almanac is a biennially published reference work providing information for the general public on the history of the state and its people, government and politics, economics, natural resources, holidays, culture, education, recreation, the arts, and other topics.
The association does not operate a physical library or museum, but members can access an extensive digital library.
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