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Local History

San Antonio Public Library's Texana/Genealogy department presents a subject guide on Local History.

Subject Guide

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Andy Crews
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Subjects: Genealogy, Texana

Links to the Library

Resources for Local History

Below are listed some of the research materials available in the Texana Collection. 

Web Sites of Interest

The Following web sites provide detailed information about the San Antonio area.

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San Antonio History

San Antonio has a long, rich and varied history.  This guide will showcase research materials available to you when visiting the Texana/Genealogy Department on the sixth floor of the Central Library.

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Suggested Books

There is no comprehensive history of San Antonio, but here are some books that will give you a glimpse into its past. All are available in the Texana Collection at the San Antonio Central Library. Some are available at branch libraries.