Stephen F. Austin State University

Affiliated Organizations


Organization Name Organization Location Organization Description
Cane River National Heritage Area Natchitoches, LA Located in northwestern Louisiana, this National Heritage Area was established by Congress in 1994. It is a largely agricultural landscape known for its historic Creole-style plantations and structures, historic plantations and its multi-cultural legacy.
Center for East Texas Studies Stephen F. Austin State University Promotes East Texas heritage especially through markers, monuments, and SFA and local history. Supports additional groups such as the African American Heritage Project and the Gregg County Historical Museum.
Diboll History Center Diboll, Texas Regional archive and public history center with extensive collections pertaining to the logging and railroad industries.
Durst-Taylor House Nacogdoches, Texas 1830s house used to interpret early settlement and architecture in East Texas.
East Texas Historical Association Stephen F. Austin State University A membership organization that publishes a journal and hosts two meeting per year.
East Texas Geneological Society Tyler, Texas Serves Henderson, Anderson, Smith, Gregg, Rusk, and Panola Counties
East Texas Research Center Stephen F. Austin State University The mission of the East Texas Research Center (ETRC) is to collect, preserve and make available to the public items pertaining to the East Texas geographical region.The ETRC houses manuscripts, documents, maps, books and other archival materials that emphasize eastern Texas life, culture, economy and history. These materials are used by students, teachers, authors and researchers for historical and genealogical research.
Millard's Crossing Historic Village, Inc. Nacogdoches, Texas A collection of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century buildings showcasing the pioneer spirit in East Texas and Lera Millard Thomas's role in historic preservation.
Mission Dolores Visitor Center San Augustine, Texas The visitor center is next to the site of one of the earliest Spanish missions in Texas.
Museum of East Texas Lufkin, Texas A cultural and history center located in a historic church featuring exhibits of East Texas and other artists.
Nacogdoches Fire Department Museum Nacogdoches, Texas The fire department's collection of engines, uniforms, equipment, and memorabilia.
Nacogdoches Railroad Depot Nacogdoches, Texas A restored depot that highlights the role of railroads in Nacogdoches County.
National Archives - Southwest Region Fort Worth, Texas A regional repository that is part of the National Archives; holds records from federal agencies in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma.
Sam Houston Memorial Museum Huntsville, Texas An accredited museum dedicated to the life and times of Texas general, president, senator, and governor Sam Houston.
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Center, Texas The CVB operates the historic 1882 Irish courthouse and jail and the early twentieth-century Ladies' Rest Room.
Sterne-Hoya House and Museum Nacogdoches, Texas 1830 Adolphus Sterne house that interprets early Texas history through the Sterne and Hoya families and their guests.
Stone Fort Museum Nacogdoches, Texas A reconstructed 1830s jail, house, saloon, church, and trading post that hosts rotating and permanent exhibits.
Texas Association of Museums Austin, Texas A professional organization for Texas museums of all types.
Texas Forest Trail Various East Texas counties One of ten Texas Heritage Trail Regions - includes information about sites, festivals, and events in numerous counties.
Texas Forestry Museum Lufkin, Texas Dedicated to exhibiting the past, present, and future of Texas forests.
Texas Historical Commission Austin, Texas A state agency dedicated to the preservation, interpretation, and use of the state's historic resources. Its programs include archaeology, cemeteries, heritage tourism, historic preservation, Main Street, and markers.
Texas Oral History Association Baylor University, Waco, Texas TOHA unites practitioners and users of oral histories - the recordings and transcriptions of eyewitnesses of history.
Texas State Library and Archives Commission Austin, Texas A state agency mandated with the responsibility to collect and preserve Texas's written and photographic history.
National Park Service Washington, D.C. With the help of volunteers and park partners since it's founding in 1916, the NPS safeguards nearly 400 places and hosts more than 275 million visitors every year. Tribes, local governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and individual citizens ask for NPS help in revitalizing their communities, preserving local history, celebrating local heritage, and creating opportunities to enjoy nature and wildlife.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Austin, Texas Organization that manages the conservation of the natural and cultural resources of Texas while providing hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities.
Texas Department of Transportation Austin, Texas Promotes a high quality of local life through partnerships with the citizens of Texas and all branches of government while actively participating in preserving the cultural and natural heritage of the region.
US Geological Survey Austin, Texas Has the expertise to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial scientific information to resource managers and planners.
Bureau of Land Management Washington, D.C. Carries out a variety of programs for the management and conservation of resources on 253 million surface acres, as well as 700 million acres of subsurface mineral estate. These public lands make up about 13 percent of the total land surface of the United States and more than 40 percent of all land managed by the federal government.
Council of Texas Archaeology Austin, Texas Promotes communication and cooperation within the archaeological community and disseminates information to the public about local non-renewable cultural resources.
Bob Bullock Texas State Museum Austin, Texas Engages the broadest possible audience to interpret the continually unfolding Story of Texas through meaningful educational experiences.