Nesbitt Memorial Library

About this Partner

The library provides items to the Portal to Texas History concerning Colorado County form the early 1800's through the late 1900's. The items focus on early Texas settlers, Civil War letters, Reconstruction after the Civil War, World War veterans and events concerning the development of Colorado County.

The Nesbitt Memorial Library is the municipal library of the City of Columbus, Texas. It is named in honor of the family of Lee Quinn Nesbitt, who financed the construction of the building. The library has approximately 40,000 items in their collection and an annual circulation of 50,000 items.

Contact Information

Name: Nancy Koehl
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Nesbitt Memorial Library
529 Washington St.
Columbus, TX 78934

Phone: 979-732-5514