The most exciting competition in the history of Texas history.
Organized in Austin on March 2, 1897, the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is the oldest learned society in the state. Its mission is to "foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas."
Join as TSHA Member
Today, you can join this exclusive group by becoming a member of the Texas State Historical Association. When you do, you will be helping to protect our proud Texas heritage as we continue to develop innovative programs that bring history to life. Members of the Texas State Historical Association get more than just the satisfaction of knowing they are helping to preserve our Texas history; they also get access to special benefits not available anywhere else.