Press enter or spacebar to select a desired language.

Houston History Research Center

Welcome to the Houston History Research Center Digital Archive, which showcases our unique collections focused on the history of Houston. Here you will find some of our rare treasures and the most frequently requested materials in our holdings.  

HHRC's archives extend beyond our reading room! To increase access to archival materials during this time, HHRC has enabled the "download" feature for collections on our Digital Archives. Customers can now download and save image files using the blue button on each page. These downloads are intended for personal or research use. To request permission to publish HHRC materials on the HPL Digital Archives, please email

Architectural Drawings

A sampling of drawings from the Stephen Fox Architectural Archives highlighting the work of Houston architects and their designs.

Manuscripts & Records

Explore documents, letters, scrapbooks, publications, and ephemera from the archival collections.