Houston Metropolitan Research Center
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Welcome to the Houston Metropolitan 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.
HMRC's archives extend beyond our reading room! To increase access to archival materials during this time, HMRC 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 HMRC materials on the HPL Digital Archives, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
A sampling of drawings from the Stephen Fox Architectural Archives highlighting the work of Houston architects and their designs.
Manuscript and Record Collections
Explore documents, letters, scrapbooks, publications, and ephemera from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center’s archival collections.
HMRC Image Collections
View digitized images from the more than four million historical images preserved at HMRC.
Texas Medical Center Digital Exhibit
The Texas Medical Center is an important part of Houston's history. It has shaped the city's landscape, as well as its place in the world. Let's take a look at some of the photographs and recordings in HMRC's archives that help tell the story of this important Houston institution.