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Partnership Opportunities

Center for Texas Public History Field Service Initiative

Thanks to generous support from the Summerlee Foundation (, trained public history students working under the direction of the CTPH will be able to provide assistance to county historical commissions and small non-profit historical organizations in the following areas:

  • Basic research, narrative writing, and application preparation related to the Official Texas Historical Marker Program of the Texas Historical Commission (THC)
  • Field surveys, photography, application preparation, and document recording related to the Historic Texas Cemetery designation of the THC
  • Oral history project training and research design at the local level
  • Interpretive planning and basic research for museum exhibit content development
  • Museum collection management and collection facility assessments for preservation and conservation needs

For more information on project guidelines and partnership requirements, contact:

Dan K. Utley
Chief Historian
Center for Texas Public History