HemisFair ’68: A Guide
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries
Provides a list of archival collections held at UTSA Libraries Special Collections that contain information relevant to HemisFair. Each collection title is linked to an online guide that gives a detailed description and inventory of the contents of the collection. Some collection materials have been digitized and are available to view online, but most must be viewed in person.
Historic Districts, Neighborhoods, and Sites
Historic Districts in San Antonio
City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation
A short history of each of San Antonio’s historic districts, including photos and a boundary map.
Historic Resource Survey
City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation – Interactive Address Search Map
An ongoing project of the City and the San Antonio Conservation Society, the survey identifies buildings and districts that are eligible for historic designation. Scroll down to survey summaries for available histories of Collins Gardens, Dilworth Green, Highland Park, Motor Courts and Lodges, Oak Hills, St. Cecilia, Tobin Hill, Uptown, and Woodlawn Place Addition.
National Register of Historic Places
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
The National Register of Historic Places is the Nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Properties listed in the Register include districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, and culture. The San Antonio Conservation Society Library has National Register nominations for many listed buildings in San Antonio, but most listed Texas sites can be found online in the Texas Historical Commission’s Sites Atlas (below).
Texas Historic Sites Atlas
Texas Historical Commission
More than 200,000 site records, including data on Texas Historical Markers, National Register of Historic Places properties, museums, neighborhood surveys, and sawmills. The database is searchable by county, site name, full text of historical markers, or by address. The address search allows the user to view maps identifying historic site locations in the vicinity of a known address.
San Antonio House Registry
Don B. McDonald Architect AIA LTD: a collaborative Tricentennial project
A digital collection of 300 houses that express San Antonio’s climate, cultures, and materials through architecture. Browse houses chronologically, from the 18th to the 20th century. Or, search by architect, architectural styles, or neighborhood.