Interview with Phil Collins for Texas State Library and Archives Commission

My office was honored to host Grammy Award winning recording artist and Texas history buff, Phil Collins, for a private viewing of the William B. Travis “Victory or Death” Letter. Collins, an avid collector of Alamo memorabilia, also had the chance to view other treasured items in the TSLAC collection including the William Travis family Bible and correspondence sent by Travis prior to the drafting of his famed letter. I had the chance to sit down with Collins to ask him about his love of Texas history and the importance of the kind of work that archives do to ensure future generations have access to our shared past.

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