The Eugene C. Barker Texas History Collection, a research library containing more than 130,000 books, more than 3,500 individual collections of papers and official records, more than 35,000 clippings on Texas subjects, and approximately 3,100 Texas newspaper titles, is the leading source for published and unpublished materials dealing with Texas history. The BTHC, which is open to the public, is a component of the University of Texas at Austin Center for American History and is located in 2.101 Sid Richardson Hall on the UT Austin campus, telephone (512) 495-4515.
The text of the New Handbook of Texas employs two types of cross-reference, the symbol qv and the see or see also reference. (1) The symbol qv denotes Latin quod vide, "which see." The plural of qv is written qqv. A qv is printed beside a noun phrase that is the subject of an article in the New Handbook; qqv means that each item in the preceding series is represented by an article. In the Handbook of Texas Online, these references are being replaced with a hyperlink to the referenced article. For more information about these cross-references, see the full description in the Handbook help section.
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