Texas Biography

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Most of the major archives mentioned in Texas Archives and Libraries have collections of biographical materials.

An ongoing project to index more than 200 biographical and historical publications in the Texas Collection at Baylor University has produced the Biographical Gazetteer of Texas. Austin, Texas: W.M. Morrison Books, 1985- Volumes 1-6, alphabetical; FHL book 976.4 D3bgt

The Family History Library acquires many published sources of biographical information. State, regional, and county histories often include helpful biographical sections. Representative biographical encyclopedias are:

For an example, it is possible to read a free online version of a Davy Crockett biography:

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