Closed weekends in May
Closed Memorial Day, May 31, 2021
Research Hours: 9-4:30 M-F. In response to COVID-19, The Wittliff Collections reading room is open at reduced capacity and by appointment only. Requests from Texas State students and faculty will be prioritized over all others. Remote reference service remains available.
The Wittliff is located on the seventh floor of the Albert B. Alkek Library on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.
For assistance, or for mobility impaired/accessible parking, please call The Wittliff at 512.245.2313.
There are several parking options depending on when you’re visiting:
Weekday parking, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Limited free parking is available in the Alkek Garage located at the end of Talbot street (see map - you may have to zoom in). The parking attendant will guide you to a spot.
The Alkek Garage is free and open to the public on weekends. If the garage is full, additional parking is available in Woods Garage (see map - you may have to zoom in).
After you park, follow the signs and walk up the ramp to the Albert B. Alkek Library. Go into the library and take the elevator to the seventh floor.
If you have questions, University Parking Services are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 512.245.2887.
View the campus map for a detailed view of streets, garages, and buildings.
Due to restrictions from COVID-19 we cannot offer tours for groups of 10 or more people at this time. The public can visit The Wittliff by appointment. Please call our front desk at 512-245-2313 and press Extension 0 during business hours to check availability.
Due to restrictions from COVID-19 we are not able to provide tours to groups of 10 or more people at this time.
Please go over our behavior guidelines with your group before you arrive at The Wittliff. These guidelines will help your group know what to expect here while keeping people and archives comfortable.
Keep in mind that as part of a college-level educational institution, we do not censor the work in our exhibitions — some materials may be challenging to younger visitors. If you have any concern about the appropriateness of our exhibitions for your group, please call ahead to speak to one of our curators: 512.245.2313.
If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact 512.245.2313 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least 72 hours in advance of the event.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus.
To research at The Wittliff Collections please make an appointment.