Sites for Beginners

Research Resources

Knowing your stuff is crucial to savvy scholarship and collecting.  Aside from apprenticing for years to a mentor (not a bad thing to do, by the way), doing your own research is the place to start.

Google Books

The Handbook of Texas Online

Dallas Museum of Art Collection Research

Southern Methodist University Texas Resources Online

Portal to Texas History


Dallas Morning News

Dictionary of Texas Artists , 1800-1945 by Paula and Michael Grauer.

Texas Painters, Sculptors and Graphic Artists by John and Deborah Powers