Dr. Don Carleton is the founding director of The University of Texas at Austin’s Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, which was organized in 1991. Prior to the creation of the Briscoe Center, he served from October 1975 through November 1979 as founding director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC), an urban history archives program sponsored by Rice University, the University of Houston, and the City of Houston. At HMRC, he established The Houston Review: A Journal of History and Culture of the Gulf Coast. From December 1979 until 1991 he served as the director of the University’s Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center. A native of Dallas, Texas, Carleton earned his doctorate in U. S. history at the University of Houston.
- Episode 8: Photographing Conflict: The Carolyn Cole Archive
- Episode 7: On with the Fight: Documenting Women’s Suffrage and Activism
- Episode 6: Steal This Podcast: The Abbie Hoffman Papers
- Episode 5: Teaching Texas Slavery: The Natchez Trace and other collections
- Episode 4: Hell Raisin’ History: the Molly Ivins Papers