Deep in the Vaults of Texas: A Campus Collaboration


On View
April 8-Sept. 6, 2017
Temporary Exhibit Gallery, Third Floor
LBJ Presidential Library

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Deep in the Vaults of Texas: A Campus Collaboration brings together diverse artifacts from archives, museums, and repositories across The University of Texas at Austin campus. Displayed at the LBJ Presidential Library, the exhibit showcases items from a wide range of time periods and locations and underscores the richness and depth of the university’s holdings – from early Texas arrowheads to Renaissance paintings to Jazz Age memorabilia.

Tour the exhibit before your visit!

Artifact highlights:

  • First dictionary published in the Americas. Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana, 1555, Benson Latin American Collection
  • Dominick Dunne, Notes from O. J. Simpson trial, 1995, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
  • Tom Landry's fedora hat, H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Sports and Physical Culture
  • Fan belonging to Zelda Fitzgerald, LBJ Presidential Library
  • Crayon drawings by Caroline and John Kennedy, Jr. presented to President Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson in 1965, LBJ Presidential Library

Institutions displaying treasures:

  • Alexander Architectural Archives
  • Benson Latin American Collection
  • Blanton Museum of Art
  • Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
  • Fine Arts Library
  • H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports
  • Harry Ransom Center
  • John L. Warfield Center for African & African American Studies
  • Tarlton Law Library
  • Texas Archeological Research Laboratory
  • LBJ Presidential Library

Plan Your Visit

Open daily
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission Prices Vary
Regular price: $10 per person
Seniors (62 and over) with valid ID: $7
Children 13-17: $3
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Free parking in lot #38