Founded in 1849, this private liberal arts college first opened its doors in Huntsville and is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas still operating under its original name and charter. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

Contact

Andrew Smith

903-813-2470

aasmith@austincollege.edu

Address

Abell Library Center
Austin College
900 North Grand Avenue
Sherman Texas 75090-4400

URL

http://www.austincollege.edu/library/


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