Jukebox Collection

The Historic Round Rock Collection: An Ongoing History

The Historic Round Rock Collection is a project documenting Round Rock’s history, funded in part with a grant from the Texas Historical Commission.  These pages are adapted from the original 1991 print version.  

The Jukebox is a loose collection of newspaper accounts, stories, articles, photos and many other interesting and unique items relating to the history of Round Rock and its people.

Jukebox Contents

13.7.19_round_rock_texas_1913-1938-coverRound Rock Texas, 1913-1938

A “yearbook” of Round Rock organizations and businesses of the time.  All photography, artwork and composition, as well as the original publication, was by Rev. Vernon Perry, Pastor of the Round Rock Methodist Church in 1938.  Published by R. B. Sweet Publishing Co.  This pdf document was scanned from a re-publication of the original document in ROUND ROCK, TEXAS, U.S.A.!!!, published by the Kiwanis Club of Round Rock in 1972. An original copy is available in the Round Rock Library archives.



13.7.19_round_rock_texas_1840-1965-coverRound Rock, Texas, 1840-1965 (125 Years)
“City of Round Rock, Texas as Events Have Transpired at the Intersection of the Chisholm Trail and Brushy Creek”  Program of events for the City’s Centennial Celebration in 1965, including a history and “yearbook” of businesses and organizations. An original copy is available in the Round Rock Library archives.




13.7.19_trinity_catalogue_web1916 Trinity College Catalogue
Catalogue and Events Calendar for Trinity College, which operated in Round Rock from 1906 to 1929. When the college closed, the main building became the Trinity Lutheran Orphanage and Old Age Home, now Trinity Lutheran Home. The building was later demolished and replaced with a single-level building more suited to the needs of its elderly residents.