Due to the threat of severe weather, all University of Texas Libraries facilities and services will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, January 30, and will remain closed Tuesday, January 31. The Perry-Castaneda Library building will remain open for 24/7 access during this period, but in person services will be unavailable until normal operations resume.


Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2023 7:26pm

Please note: The Architecture and Planning Library
and the Alexander Architectural Archives are currently closed for renovations.

UT Austin affiliates and courtesy borrowers may request circulating materials, which can be picked up at other UTL branches, via the library catalog. Archival materials, rare books, and other non-circulating items may be requested by appointment at the Collections Deposit Library. Questions? Email us.

Alexander Architectural Archives

The Alexander Architectural Archives at the University of Texas at Austin is an architectural research center of national importance situated within the Architecture and Planning Library, supporting research and education about the history of the built environment by acquiring and preserving research collections and by making them accessible. The Archives also support learning opportunities and scholarly activities for students studying preservation of the cultural record and archival enterprise.

Weekly Hours

Alexander Architectural Archives CLOSED

Collections and Finding Aids

 Small house design sketch. Date unknown. Ayres and Ayres collection.

Finding Aids

Archival finding aids for the Alexander Architectural Archives are located on the Texas Archival Resources Online (TARO).

To browse our collections and learn more, visit our Collections Showcase.

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