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AHC Director's Report: August 2021

Nancy Toombs is the interim manager of the Austin History Center, a 14-person, $1.2 million division of the Austin Public Library, with responsibility for personnel, planning, and fiscal aspects. Toombs represents the Austin History Center before library, city, and community groups. She writes, speaks and consults about Austin history, managing local history collections, and preservation of historical materials.


August 2021

Programming & Outreach

  • On August 10, Marina Islas did outreach and community engagement at a Sanchez Elementary School welcome event.


  • AHC staff processed and made available to researchers the following:

    • AR.2015.010 Frank Berezovytch Photographic Collection


  • During the month of August, AHC staff worked with 68 researchers while serving a total of 2023 patrons.

  • During the month of August, AHC staff accepted 11 donations (6.38 linear feet) of material.

Austin History Center building, circa 1933.

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