Memorial Library built in the 1960's on Water Street with windows providing
panoramic views of the hills and the river, has
flourished through the years. Kerrville Genealogical Society, Inc.,
provided help with the genealogy collection and served as volunteers
to help researchers seeking their family history information.
In 2003 the Library opened its new Kerr Regional History Center and Archives
at 425 Water Street, adjacent to the main library building. This is where
historic documents and the genealogy collection are now housed.
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View from the back of Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library
Herb Peterson, Donald Oehler, Gladys Myers and Victoria Roberts Wilson
of BHMLibrary display "Kerr County Album" published in 1986 by the
Kerr County Historical Commission. The book provided
genealogy data on pioneer families of Kerr County.
Margie Harbath, President of Kerrville Genealogical Society in 1988, checks one of the
genealogy research books in the genealogy center of the BHMLibrary. The Society
played a major role in the growth of the library's genealogy collection.
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