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Haley Memorial Library and History Center

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A gem of historical significance

The Haley Library was founded by J. Evetts Haley, very well know Texas historian, author of the... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Mike G
Los Gatos
Looking for Information on Texas? This is Your Place in Heaven

If you interest in seeing collections of spurs, saddles or pistols, this is the place for you. If... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Randy L
Dubuque, Iowa
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7 Apr 2017
“A gem of historical significance”
4 Jan 2017
“A must visit for the Western novel fan”
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Haley Library was founded by J. Evetts Haley, very well know Texas historian, author of the best book about a cowboy, candidate for Governor of Texas and the last of a era where the self sufficient American could quote Shakespeare and cook cornbread over...More

1  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

With its emphasis on the western novel and the West in general, the Haley library is a small but inviting place to do research or browse the Holdings on the American West period

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you interest in seeing collections of spurs, saddles or pistols, this is the place for you. If you are a researcher looking for information on cattle ranches, ranchers, or political figures, you can't go wrong. Great reference staff and row after row of documents/

1  Thank Randy L
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The Haley Memorial Library and History Center was absolutely amazing. I am a researcher and the staffed rolled out the red carpet for me including a tour of the facility for my friend. There were so many unexpected treasures here. The collection is very well...More

1  Thank S7140RN
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Located off of the main streets of Midland but next to the Museum of the Southwest, This is a true Texas treasure that many are not aware of. The information on the ranch history of Texas and the west is second to none. It's a...More

2  Thank sodbuster2015
Reviewed 19 October 2013

This is an unexpected treasure. A fabulous research library with information on the cattlemen of the west. If you want to write the next definitive cowboy novel, you need to spend time her like McMurtry did for Lonesome Dove. There are also historical artifacts (the...More

3  Thank ProfD81
Reviewed 30 July 2013

This museum is a jewel in Midland. You can learn about the old west, surrounded by beautiful art exhibits. There is educational history of the old cattle trail drives and original saddles and clothing of cowboys. The head of the museum, Pat McDaniel, can answer...More

3  Thank Texas003
Reviewed 11 April 2013

This was cool. Great way to learn a little more about Texas and Midland. We enjoyed it and learned a lot...beautiful building too. Great spur collection that we all really enjoyed talking to one of the employee's about too.

1  Thank LoriGray
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