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Visit Our Award-Winning Archives

The West Texas Collection is the ASU Library’s Special Collections Department and serves as a research center for the study of West Texas history and culture.

Now in our new home in the ASU Mayer Museum, students, researchers and history buffs are welcome to make use of our extensive historical resources.

Explore our digital collections or plan your research visit today!

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Whether you’re researching genealogy or West Texas history, folklore or fiction, we’ve got you covered in our various collections.

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Virtual Exhibits

Browse these extensive and interactive historical collections that concentrate on a variety of specific topics and eras.

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Admission and Hours

Drop by, set up an appointment or schedule a class visit. Admission is always free.


Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


2501 W. Avenue N
San Angelo, Texas

You can support the West Texas Collection.

Join the Friends of the Library and WTC

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