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Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Texas State adds Tom Grimes papers to Wittliff Collections

The novelist and playwright currently directs the university's Master's of Fine Arts in creative writing program. Said Grimes, "“I’m honored by the fact that the Wittliff Collections have given my literary archive a home alongside those of Cormac McCarthy, Sam Shepard, and other amazing writers and photographers."

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Culture, collected

The Wittliff Collections plan a number of special exhibitions and events in addition to the permanent display of Bill Wittliff’s Lonesome Dove collection.

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Porterfield donates archive to Wittliff Collection

Legendary Texas journalist Billy Porterfield, award-winning author of several books, has donated his major archive to the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library at Texas State. During a 50-year career that included stints with the Houston Chronicle,...

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Wittliff plans re-opening

The Wittliff Collections on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library at Texas State is planning a grand re-opening in anticipation of its completed reconstruction.

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Hightower donates archive to Whitliff Collections

National media figure, populist and former Texas Agricultural Commissioner Jim Hightower has donated his personal archive of papers, photos and memorabilia to the Whitliff Collections at Texas State.