American Archives Month: Events at the DRT Library
During the month of October, the DRT Library will be holding two Open Houses in conjunction with special programs being held on the Alamo grounds:
Saturday, October 10, 2009
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, October 24, 2009
11:30 am – 4:30 pm
Special items from the library’s 450 archival collections will be on display, including:
- An original copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence, one of about thirteen known to still exist.
- A map of Texas drawn by Stephen F. Austin in the 1820s.
- A letter written by Alamo defender Daniel Cloud while en route to San Antonio.
- A cased photograph of Angelina Dickinson, Alamo survivor.
Researchers will not be able to access library materials during these events. Patrons interested in conducting research at the library should return during regular business hours or contact library staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you at the library!