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How do I buy a historic map reproduction from the Land Office Archives?
Start by browsing the online map collection and find a map you wish to purchase.  You can then follow the link to purchase the map online with a credit card.  The map will be delivered in a sturdy tube - shipping information is available on the website. Learn More
How do I learn about the history of public lands in Texas?
The history of public lands in Texas is as rich and diverse as Texas itself. You can read more about the history of public lands and the history of the Texas General Land Office Archives on the history page. Learn More
How do I learn about the history of the Texas General Land Office?
The best way to learn about the history of the Land Office is to plan a visit.  Until then, you can read about the history of the Texas General Land Office Archives on the history page. Learn More
How do I learn more about Save Texas History?
The Texas General Land Office Save Texas History program is an innovative effort to educate Texans about their rich history while preserving the documents that tell that history.  Visit our website
How do I find out what records are housed in the Archives of the Texas General Land Office?
The Archives contains over 35 million historical documents, including about 45,000 maps.  You can learn more about these documents on the Collection page.  Learn More
How do I search the Land Office digital archival records online?
The Texas General Land Office is recognized as a leader in providing online access to its archival collection.  You can research the map catalog as well as our land grant database via our Collection page.  Learn More
How do I order certified or non-certified copies of archival records?
The Texas General Land Office can certify a copy of a map or document as being from the Archives. Visit our services page for fees and contact information. Learn More
How do I contact or visit the Archives of the Texas General Land Office?
You may contact the Texas General Land Office at 512.463.5277 or 800.998.4GLO.  Check out the Visit the Archives page to plan your trip and request a tour of the Archives. Learn More
How do I organize a tour of the Archives for my school, organization or business?
The Texas General Land Office Archives opens its doors to thousands of Texans every year.  After all, these archives belong to you.  Visit our Education and Outreach page to learn more about group tours and other ways to learn about the rich history contained in the Archives.  Learn More
How do I request a historian or expert from the Archives to address my group?
The Texas General Land Office Archives and Records staff provides offsite presentations about a wide variety of topics concerning Texas history and the role of the Land Office. Visit our Education and Outreach page to learn more about public presentations and other ways to learn about the rich history contained in the Archives.  Learn More
How do I order Save Texas History publications and collectibles?
The Texas General Land Office Save Texas History program is an innovative effort to educate Texans about their rich history while preserving the documents that tell that history. The program relies on public donations and sales of collectibles to fulfill its mission.  Visit the History Store
How do I donate historical documents or maps to the Land Office Archives?
Please contact the Deputy Commissioner of Archives and Records.  Donated items will become the property of the State of Texas by way of a transfer of title, called a deed of gift. Learn More (PDF)
How do I help preserve and conserve maps and documents in the Archives?
There are several ways you can help conserve maps and documents in the Texas General Land Office Archives.  You can buy an historic map reproduction, adopt a particular map in need of conservation or provide a donation to Save Texas History.  Learn more about document preservation on the Save Texas History website. Learn More
How Do I buy Land Office Archives Research Guides?
The Texas General Land Office is home to a one-of-a-kind collection of documents and maps that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. If you would like to purchase one of our premiere research guides, including the award-winning New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas, or our Catalogues of the Spanish Collection, please visit our Research Guides page. Learn More