Reserve a
study room
in the library.


Use Policy

Food and drink are not allowed in the ETRC.

Upon entering the ETRC, please sign the register at the front desk.

Store all personal items including notebooks and backpacks, etc. in the lockers outside the ETRC.

Use only a pencil or a laptop computer to take notes. Pens and other markers are not permitted. Note paper will be provided upon request.

Scanners are not allowed.  Copies can be made for a small fee with the photocopy machine or a camera with no flash may be used.  

Only materials in the reading room may be photocopied by the user all other material will need to be photocopied by an ETRC employee. 

Any material larger than than 11 x 17 will not be photocopied but will need to be digitized and a digitization fee will be charged.

You will be issued only 1 manuscript box at a time. Please maintain the order of manuscript materials by opening only one folder or envelope at a time.

Wear white gloves (available at the desk) when handling photographs, negatives, or fragile graphics.

In an effort to best preserve the ETRC’s rare and unique material, any material imaged on the Digital Archives and Collections website must be viewed online.

Information on duplication of ETRC material is available at the front desk.


For more information contact us:
Phone: (936) 468-4100
Email: asketrc@sfasu.edu
     Stephen F. Austin State University
    East Texas Research Center
    Box 13055, SFA Station 
    Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3055