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Schreiner Archives and Special Collections

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William M. Logan Library
Schreiner University
2100 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, Texas  78028

Hours of Access

By appointment only, please contact Jennifer Stayton at to schedule your appointment

Before Your Visit

Contact W. M. Logan Library to set up an appointment and verify that the items you need are available and accessible.  

On your arrival, you will be asked to show a valid ID card and complete our User Registration Form, which is required of all users in Special Collections. Please ask a staff member about our policies if you plan to take notes or make photographic or digital reproductions of items during your visit. 

Items from Special Collections cannot be checked out to individuals not employed by the University for any reason. Employee use and temporary custody of materials will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Use of all items is supervised at all times. Room 160 may be reserved for this purpose.

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The William M. Logan Library houses the archives and special collections materials at Schreiner University.  Collections include items that document the rich culture and history of the Texas Hill Country and contain materials such as, rare books, artifacts, photographs, manuscripts, maps, blueprints, family papers and newspapers. The library also houses university specific collections comprised of photographs, university and student publications, Schreiner Senior Theses, video and media recordings, faculty scholarship and memorabilia documenting the history of Schreiner as an Institute, College, and University.

From the Collections

The Sponsors were a proud tradition at Schreiner Institute. Though enrollment at that time was restricted to male students, each company of cadets was able to choose a female Sponsor. Sponsor uniforms were handed down from year to year and each Sponsor marched with her company in parades and at other events. 

Access to our collections

Special Collection materials are fragile, valuable, and in many cases, irreplaceable. Although the library strives to make access as easy as possible, the Library has taken certain measures to protect these items. Therefore, visitors must anticipate a time delay between requests and access of at least 48 hours.

Summer Access

Between May 12 and August 12 of each year, only limited access is available.  Archival research assistance and access to unprocessed collections will be unavailable during this time. Please contact Special Collections at 830-792-7337 for additional information.