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Communications Office

The agency's Communications Office issues news releases, publications, website content, social media, and more. Members of the media are welcome to contact the Communications Officer about the latest news.

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To view past news releases, 2012 and prior, visit the News Archive.

News

2015

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Texas Public Libraries to Attend Family Place Libraries™ Training Institute
May 7, 2015
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The Texas State Library and Archives Commission recently approved funding for 36 Texas libraries to address early...

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Sam Houston Center to Briefly Close for Renovations
April 20, 2015
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Electrical repairs originally slated at the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center for April 21-22 have been...

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Phil Collins Visits TSLAC
March 12, 2015
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TSLAC was honored to host Grammy Award winning recording artist and Texas history buff, Phil Collins, for a private...

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William Barret Travis "Victory or Death Letter" on Display 2/23/15 - 3/6/15
February 23, 2015
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One day into the bombardment of the Alamo, the 26-year-old commander of the makeshift fortress, William Barret Travis,...

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Texas State Library and Archives Commission Debuts New Exhibit: Texans' Struggle for Freedom and Equality
February 4, 2015
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In less than 200 years Texas has evolved from a fledging republic to one of the most powerful states in the Union....

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Sam Houston Center Re-Opens Following Renovations
January 15, 2015
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The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center has re-opened following a series of renovations made to...

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Texas State Archives to Receive Records of Outgoing Governor Rick Perry
January 13, 2015
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The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) announced today that it will acquire the records of outgoing...

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Texas State Archives to Provide Online Access to Texas Senate Recordings
January 12, 2015
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The Texas State Library and Archives announces the culmination of a digitization project that expands access to the...

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2014

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Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center to Close Temporarily for Renovations
October 22, 2014
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The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center will be closed for renovations from November 3, 2014 through...

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Austin area librarians get a hands on look at 10,000 Legos to be distributed to Nine area libraries.
TSLAC Pairs with Lego and ALSC to Create Junior Maker Spaces
October 14, 2014
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The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is partnering with the Association for Library Service to Children (...

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