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Welcome to The Wittliff’s Digital Collections page! The Wittliff Collections are dedicated to collecting, preserving and sharing of the Southwest’s literature, film, and music, and the photography of the Southwest and Mexico, and to fostering the region’s “Spirit of Place” in the wider world. The Wittliff presents major exhibitions year-round; hosts readings, artist talks, lectures and other events; publishes significant books from its holdings; and makes its collections available to statewide, national, and international researchers. The digital materials presented here are but a small portion of our holdings. Visit the Wittliff’s website to learn more about the collections, exhibitions, and book series.

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  • Ashes of Waco

    Selections from journalist Dick Reavis’ research into the raid, siege and burning of the Branch Davidians’ Mount Carmel Center near Waco, Texas by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) and the FBI, as well as ...
  • Austin Film Festival Conference Recordings

    Digitized recordings of Austin Film Festival Festival & Conference panel presentations.
  • Panther Hall

    Panther Hall was a concert hall located in Fort Worth, Texas and open from 1963-1978. The collection contains mostly photographs documenting the various artists that performed at the concert hall.
  • Santiago Tafolla Collection

    This collection contains selected items from the archive of Santiago Tafolla, including Santiago’s 1908 handwritten memoir.
  • Wittliff Event Videos

    Video recordings of Wittliff Collection events, including readings, exhibit openings, and other special events.