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Research

Take advantage of our digital collections, as well as thousands of historical books, manuscripts, documents, photographs, negatives, microfilm and vertical files.

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West Texas Collection

We house a variety of primary sources related to the history of the region, including letters, photos, maps and legal documents.

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ASU University Archive

We are the repository for official records and many other items that preserve the unique history of Angelo State from its founding to the present.

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West Texas Photo Collection

See the settlement, growth and evolution of San Angelo and West Texas in photographs. This digital collection was made possible by a Train to Share Grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).

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Texas Archive of Moving Images

Browse thousands of home movies, amateur films, advertisements, local television clips, and industrial and corporate productions, as well as Hollywood and internationally produced moving images of Texas.

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Books and Serials

Search through the ASU Library holdings to find specific books and periodicals.

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Reading Room

Our Reading Room houses approximately 15,000 volumes. While open to the public, ASU students receive priority for use of the facility, research materials, equipment and staff assistance.

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ASU War Stories Project

See the personal histories, photos, documents and artifacts of West Texas military veterans and their families from World War I to the present. New items are added periodically.

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COMING SOON

The K. Michael Conaway Archive

This collection will be a dynamic, educational and interactive record of Conaway’s career, primarily as U.S. Representative for the 11th District of Texas from 2005 through 2021.

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Accessible Library Databases

The ASU Library’s massive collection of databases include everything from journals, encyclopedias and photos to e-books, maps, charts and streaming videos on a wide variety of subjects.

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