Friends of the Cornette Library--Archival Content

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  • believe in the library
  • support intellectual pursuits
  • serve the people of the region

Friends Members Contribute to the Library and the University By

[Dedication of the Frank M. Blackburn Reading Room]

Dr. Sue Park, then Dean of the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities, and Paul Coleman, then University Librarian, at the 2003 dedication of the Frank M. Blackburn Reading Room.

  • Donating books and other library materials,
  • Building Special Collections by funding the purchase of rare books,
  • Purchasing furnishings and artwork for the library,
  • Purchasing preservation supplies for use with items in Special Collections and the University Archives,
  • Sponsoring traveling exhibits,
  • Supporting enlightening programs and lectures,

Friends Members Receive

  • Invitations to special programs
  • Extended loan privileges for library materials - up to 120 days
  • Interlibrary loan privileges for supporting level and above
[Texas Poets' Corner]

Texas Poets' Corner

Membership

Join us in Promoting the Cornette Library, One of the Great Resources of the Texas Panhandle!

* An individual becomes a Benefactor on payment of $1,000 or by accumulation of annual membership dues.
Membership Type Cost
Student $10
Contributing $25
Supporting $50
Sustaining $100
Patron $500
Benefactor * $1,000

Memberships with Friends of the Cornette Library are tax deductible.
Make your checks payable to
WTAMU Foundation, WTAMU Box 60766, Canyon, TX 79016-0001.
Please note on the check that it is for Friends of the Cornette Library membership.
Credit card payments may be made through our online payment form.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: September 2011 - August 2012

Officers Ms. Nell Findley, Chairman
elected June 2011 for Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2012 term
Ms. Mary Kay Snell, Vice-Chairman
elected June 2011 for Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2012 term
Ms. Sidnye Johnson, Secretary
appointed Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2012
Mrs. Jean Vinson, Treasurer
appointed Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2012
Members-at-Large Ms. Diana Cox
elected Aug. 2010 for Sept. 2010 - Aug. 2012 term
Dr. Jeffrey Doty
elected Aug. 2010 for Sept. 2010 - Aug 2012 term
Dr. Mitch Jones
elected Aug. 2010 for Sept. 2010 - Aug. 2012 term
Ms. Georgia Kitsman
elected Aug. 2010 for Sept. 2010 - Aug. 2012 term
Ms. Jacklyn Cargill
elected June 2011 for Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2013 term
Dr. Alex Hunt
elected June 2011 for Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2013 term
Mr. Jim Jordan
elected June 2011 for Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2013 term
Mr. Warren Stricker
elected June 2011 for Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2013 term
Ex-Officio Members Mrs. Shawna Kennedy-Witthar
Director of Information and Library Resources
Dr. James Hallmark
Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ms. Carly DuMenil
WTAMU Foundation Representative
Ms. Jodi Thomas
Writer-in-Residence, Past Chairman
Professional Associates Mark Hanna
Director, Amarillo College Library
Donna Littlejohn
Director, Amarillo Public Library
Lorraine Mettham
Director Library Services, Amarillo Independent School District
Sandra Munger/Noreen Taylor
Canyon Public Library