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Limited and Local History Collections

Special collections and archives

The Special Collections Suite of the Dick Smith Library includes research and exhibit materials that, because of subject emphasis, rarity, age, unusual format, or monetary value, are shelved separately from the general collections. These materials include manuscripts, photographs, rare books and serials, art works, and the permanent historical records of Tarleton State University.

The Special Collections Suite also includes local history and genealogy research materials. The Local History room was provide by the Friends of the Dick Smith Library.

Limited and Local History materials do not circulate and must be used in the lower level of the library. The Special Collections Suite is open 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with in-depth staff assistance available.; For assistance during other regular Library hours contact the Reference desk.

If you have any problems or questions contact Amanda Pape, Special Service Librarian, at 254-968-9251.