About TSHA


Founded as a private, nonprofit educational organization on March 2, 1897-the 61st anniversary of the Texas Declaration of Independence–TSHA (Texas State Historical Association) has long been regarded as the nation's most dynamic regional history organization. Reinforced by more than one hundred years of scholarship and educational programs, its mission is to further the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas through research, writing, and publication of related historical material.



TSHA is the state’s longest-running publisher of books on Texas history, having published its first volume in 1917. Through the years, the press has established a reputation as a publisher of high-quality, award-winning books on a wide variety of Texas topics, including exploration, biographies, historic places, famous battles, architecture, and art. All lovers of Texas's rich past will find books to enjoy.


For more about us, visit our main website http://www.tshaonline.org/about-tsha