Welcome to The Helen and Frank Risch Family Library & Archives. The Museum provides access to rare books, manuscripts, and artifacts while preserving them for future generations. The library and archives collections include materials about the history of the Holocaust and human rights in a local context.

The archives are housed in a climate-controlled vault that contains our growing collection of artifacts, documents, and photographs. The Helen and Frank Risch Family Library & Archives is also available for researchers upon request.

Learn more about our Museum’s Library and Archives by viewing the menu on the left. 

For more information, please contact:
Felicia Williamson, MLIS, CA | Director of Library & Archives
[email protected]
469-399-5220 Direct  

The Museum is honored to be a full access site of the Shoah Database in Texas and the surrounding area. Full access sites offer the 54,000+ video testimonies in the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive to researchers searching on the Museum’s premises.  Use of this database is by appointment only. Please click the link below to book time with this world class resource.

The Library Collection at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum contains approximately 3,500 volumes available for use in our reading room. To search our online library catalog, click the link below. To book time in our reading room, please fill out the Reference Registration Form, here.

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