Austin Archives Bazaar features historical collections of Central Texas

Files and books are stored in the temperature-controlled storage room where historic archived documents are stored on shelves of the Paris Police Prefecture Archives department, in Paris, France, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. France is opening police and legal archives from the collaborationist Vichy regime, allowing free access to previously classified documents from World War II. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Archives Bazaar is in town, featuring some of the most historical collections across Central Texas.

The bazaar will give visitors a chance to discover historic photos, documents, maps and even the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Stephen Siwinski and Halley Grogan are with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission were in the studio with Gigi Barnett to talk about the event and how you can preserve your own archives.

The event is free to the public and runs until 6 p.m. at the Saengerrunde Hall at 1607 San Jacinto Blvd. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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