Texas Heritage Project

The Texas Heritage Project & Coates Library This post was contributed by Acacia Oyler ‘23, the AIT Intern in Special Collections & Archives for Spring 2023.  As many students know…

Theater Posters & the Archives

Sometimes it feels like the university archives are bursting at the seams with print material from past events held on campus.  When I was interviewing for the position one of…

Student Art in the Library: The Contributions of Trinity Women

While this blog entry will be posted at a later date, I sit down to write it on the celebration of International Women’s Day. I’ve received some notes, from colleagues…

Documenting San Antonio's 1921 Flood
Documenting San Antonio’s 1921 Flood

When a historian sets out to tell the story of an event, they typically begin by looking at primary sources: newspapers, diaries, letters, photographs–any sort of item that records what…

East Asian Collection At Coates Library
East Asian Collection

“The most precious treasure is never fully known.” -Song Dynasty poet Yang Wanli (1127 – 1206), “Bubbles On the Water” I certainly think this could be said about library collections….