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Archives & Special Collections: Welcome

Archives & Special Collections is housed in Abell Library Center on the Austin College campus

Welcome to the Austin College Archives and Special Collections

Justin Banks

The Austin College Department of Archives and Special Collections is located on the second floor of Abell Library. It is the goal of the College Archivist, Justin Banks, to make the collection more accessible and useful for student, faculty, staff, and guest researchers. Please explore this guide to learn more about the collection, explore newly added finding aids, and view policies regarding access. 


Contact Us

Phone: 903-813-2557

Fax: 903-813-2297



Contact the college archivist to schedule a research appointment. Appointments ensure that the research room is properly staffed and that the requested material is both available and in usable condition. Appointments are only available during the times listed below. Circumstances occasionally arise that may alter availability, so please contact the college archivist with any questions.

Day Times
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursday CLOSED
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

Library Information


Abell Library Center

900 N. Grand Avenue, Suite 6L

Sherman, TX 75090-4400

Phone: 903-813-2236

Summer 2018 Hours
Days Times
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday CLOSED
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