Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Research Center

2503 4th Avenue
Canyon, TX

Phone: (806) 651-2254

Fax: (806) 651-2260


Contact: Warren Stricker, Director, Research Center

Web site:

Institution Type: Museum, library/archives


Description: The Research Center of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum holds source material on the historical, ethnological, cultural, and scientific heritage of the Panhandle-Plains region of Texas and related areas of the Southwest. The collection consists of books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, photographs and archival collections representing individuals, families and institutions from around the region.

Regions Covered: Primarily the Texas Panhandle and south plains, adjacent portions of New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Kansas; some general Texas coverage.

Type of Materials: Books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, photographs, printed works, sound recordings

Time Periods: 1829-Present


Facility Hours:
Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday 1 PM – 6 PM

Research Hours:
Monday-Thursday 1 PM – 5 PM
Friday 10 AM – 12 PM, 1 PM – 5 PM
Also by appointment.

Catalogue System: In-house card catalog